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    Hauling children's bikes/bike trailer

    On longer rides on our local rail-trails we inevitably have a few smaller children struggling to go the distance. I have a few bike racks that weren't being used so I've mounted them on my trailer.
    Anyone have any thoughts, suggestions , or criticisms of carrying bikes in this way.
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    Ingenious! I once just strapped the small 16" bike onto the rear of the trailer on a longer trip. This looks like a better idea

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    That's pretty slick!

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    Nice job! I have the same trailer, and I would hang my son's strider off the back (each wheel skewered through a handle) when he got tired. My only concern would be the weight, but if you've got the legs then I don't see an issue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by b.r.h. View Post
    My only concern would be the weight, but if you've got the legs then I don't see an issue.
    It'll definitely get heavy,hoping they'll be able to ride most of the way.

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    Hauling children's bikes/bike trailer

    Quote Originally Posted by ToSloTrk View Post
    It'll definitely get heavy,hoping they'll be able to ride most of the way.
    Now you just need a trailer attachment for THEIR bikes so that THEY can haul papa when he gets too tired! Full circle!


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    That's a great idea! I've been struggling with the bike strapped to back set-up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rascal Rides View Post
    That's a great idea! I've been struggling with the bike strapped to back set-up.

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    If the bike is on your back, where does the kid go? Walk?

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    Quote Originally Posted by the-one1 View Post
    If the bike is on your back, where does the kid go? Walk?
    No, Dad hauls him. It is a team effort.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rascal Rides View Post
    No, Dad hauls him. It is a team effort.
    Strapped to his back?

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    thats a siiiick set up. i have the same chariot and might try dat

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    That's awesome! I might have look into that as an option for me.
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    I've not had a chance to try my set-up on the trail. I believe it should work OK but I'll give an update after we get out and use it

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    How's that go around corners?

    I've carried my kid's two 26" FS bikes on my bob-trailer. The centre of gravity ends up being a little high, so you really need to take it easy, but I've done trips of 20km+ with the bikes loaded up like this. Gives the kids a pleasant surprise when you show up with the bikes and they get a good ride home.


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    Hauling children's bikes/bike trailer-imageuploadedbytapatalk1427202624.637308.jpg
    I had a chance to give this a try last evening. This setup works well but I'll need to get some legs if we're doing any hills.

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