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    Mac Ride - A Unique Child Seat for Adult Mountain Bikes

    I saw an article about the Mac Ride seat today on Pink Bike and it looks like a great option for kids who have outgrown an iBert seat.

    There is a Kickstarter project to fund the production of the seats. If you pledge, you could have one by the end of the year.

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...lt-mountain-bi

    Pink Bike article
    http://m.pinkbike.com/news/the-mac-ride-2014.html

    I can't wait to get this for my kids!



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    saw this today as well - my little guy is only 11 weeks old, but I really like the looks of it for use in a few years!

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    Used similar. Contacted to see if I could get one for my 4 year old son for my upcoming trips to Mammoth. He's just to big for an older competitor's product which I've used for my two prior children who just loved / who I loved sharing the experience with. Please contact me guys...

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    There is already something like that on the market, I think from a UK company? I saw it last year and then saw the high price and quickly forgot about it.

    Edit: LOCT is the company:

    Little Ones Come Too™ Child Bike Seat, Child-Accompanied Cycling

    I have mixed thoughts about these things. Not from a safety standpoint, but more so that when my son outgrew the Ibert, he was off and running on his own bike. Seems like a lot of coin for that LOCT for a short time span of useage.
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    I have a LOCT saddle. I don't believe they are in business anymore, but I could be wrong.

    The LOCT was a big hit with my first daughter, not so much with my second. My girls are 6 and 4 years old now and can ride their own bikes quite well. But, I have a 20 month old son who will get some use out of the LOCT.

    I got a decent deal on it, lower than MSRP. I rigged a second handlebar for my daughters, which helps them hold on, and me maintain control.

    If the MAC Ride was available a few years ago, I'd be all over it.

    Advantages over the LOCT seem to be lighter weight and ease of removal. On the other hand, the LOCT has a rubber-coated seat to keep your child from sliding around, and it was a bit more adjustable to keep your kids' feet clear of the front wheel.

    I think a second handlebar would be a great option for either system, but a QR version, versus the fixed version I made.

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    I want crash videos of this.

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    Why do people get all weird about mid mount bike seats? They are stable as ****
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