Re: Transporting an Xtracycle by car?
- View SourceThank you everyone for the feedback, input and suggestions. The photos were very helpful in illustrating the many ways to transport a longtail on car/SUV without having to purchase a tandem bike rack. Loved the creative although sometimes precarious ideas. I really didnt want to have to lift the bike up to the roof of my SUV.
In the end, I went and purchased a Burley trailer to carry my twins for the short term while I wait for the next shipment of Free Radicals, and then for my xtracycle to be built by my local bike shop. Looking forward to being a new member of the Xtracycle family in the near future.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Elise Giddings <elists@...> wrote:
> We used the Rocky Mounts roof rack as well and put all the other bikes on the hitch mount. That way, we could use the other 2/3 of the roof rack for a rocket box or boats/other toys. It also came in handy in case I needed to pick up spouse+Big Dummy after an improptu staying out evening, or other such event. (since we don't keep the hitch rack on all the time).
> I have twins who are now 3. They were ok in a trailer until around age 2, but then it got a bit crowded and they didn't like it as much. They seem to like being up higher better.