6533Re: [rootsradicals] Re: new here, townie pea pod question
- Sep 1, 2008Thanks for your reply. The key turned out to be a combo of finding
just the right spot for the ATB bracket and not following the
installation instructions to the letter. If I did, I couldn't get the
seat in position once the bracket was in place. I had to attach the
seat to the bracket earlier than suggested and wiggle stuff around as
I tightened. It's on, though, and my 2.5 year old loves it!
Now I just need to figure out if his big brother needs some sort of
seat and/or restraint back there. He's pretty good at hanging on and
I don't plan to take him on long rides, just to school and back and
On Sep 1, 2008, at 1:07 PM, nicykathryn wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "Abigail" <abigailvr@...> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I just picked up my Townie Xtracycle and have been having a devil
> of a
> > time getting the Pea Pod attached to the back. I can't seem to find
> > the magic spot for the ATB bracket so that the Pea Pod can reach the
> > locking brackets without it sitting on the Snap Deck...
> I had similar trouble with my 18" Motiv Al (aluminum frame). Finally,
> my Pea Pod just hovered less than an inch over the snapdeck, and I got
> used to dodging my heels just so, so they would not snag on the black
> thumbscrew things.
> I considered turning the thumbscrew things (the "locking brackets"
> right?) to face inward, but it would have meant bending the PeaPod
> stays. After having used the Pea Pod for 3 years frequently, I'm sure
> I could have done that with no affect on strength/stability.
> Those PeaPods are STRONG. Go ahead and be creative.
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