478Re: [rootsradicals] Re: New Xtracycle experience
- Aug 1, 2006On Aug 1, 2006, at 2:09 PM, alexbknight wrote:
> Hi Todd,That (http://todd.cleverchimp.com/bike/cp/scale.html) is a Bobike
> I've been going through some of the old Forums on Xtracycle and you
> have a post with a handlebar mounted child seat on an electric bike.
> This is mounted high on the bars so doesn't seem to get in the way
> of the legs.
> Do you have a reference for this one?
Mini seat, made by Dremefa of the Netherlands. They manufacture the
Peapod as well, known as the Bobike Maxi.
> Also, now that I start to have a bit of experience I am deciding howI'm working on a more complete description in the form of a blog post
> to change the bike.
> First place to start is obviously the wheels, but I am thinking that
> the best bet might be to buy a heavy duty mountain bike (downhill),
> that is one size too large for me, and then put on some back curved
> handlebars that you are all on about?
> What do you think, what would be your ideal if making a new X?
on this subject, but for now I'd recommend (not a complete list):
- Surly Instigator frame with Surly 1x1 rigid fork, 170mm cranks,
Titec Hellbent layback seatpost, Schwalbe Big Apple tires, 2.35"
- Surly Karate Monkey frame/fork with 26" disk wheels, 170mm cranks,
Schwalbe Big Apple tires, 2.35"
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