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14394Re: [rootsradicals] Re: Towing bikes with xtracycle

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  • Brian Livelsberger
    Oct 25, 2012

      Love my xtra w. suspended front fork. Will keep an eye on it after these comments, though.

      On Oct 25, 2012 7:59 PM, "Thom Chiaramonte" <thom@...> wrote:
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      > That's a funny aside about the fork. I built my longbike out of a 29er. I spent the first 100mi or so with the fork locked out and then finally released the suspension as an experiment and liked it enough to keep it that way...
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      > On Oct 25, 2012, at 4:50, anthonyeberger <anthonyeberger@...> wrote:
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      >> I've towed at least 10 bikes on my Xtra. I just took my daughter and her bike to the park for her to practice riding. I've even towed my wife's bike with the Burley attached after she caught a ride home in the rain.
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      >> I've never used any sort of fork mount or anything. I've always just carefully attached the front wheel to the Xtra. I always carry hold down stuff. Especially old tubes as they work very well and are easy to cut should I need two.
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      >> My first gen freeloaders still appear to be fine. I should note that I put the bikes on the drive side of the bike after getting a small hole on the brake side caused by my BB7 rubbing the bag.
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      >> Than again, I'm also the weirdo riding my Xtra with a front suspension fork which many think is a no no too :)
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      >> Tony B.
      >> RiverWest Wi
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      >> --- In rootsradicals@yahoogroups.com, "E_E_Thomas" <eli@...> wrote:
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      >> > Hi! I just saw this new towing system for the Yuba Mundo:
      >> > http://dingdingletsride.com/updated-how-to-tow-a-bike-with-a-yuba-mundo/
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      >> > Anyone know if there's an analogous product available for the xtra?
      >> > Right now we just strap the front tires of our kids' bikes into the Freeloaders, but it does damage the freeloaders over time. This looks like a nice alternative.
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