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Child Tandem Trailer(3 posts)

Child Tandem TrailerMarvinK
Feb 12, 2002 9:02 PM
I'm not really sure what the right term is for those--but I'm talking about the 1-wheel half-bike that connects to the back of an adult bike. All of the ones I've seen are pretty low-budget (including the burley). Doesn't any make a nicer lightweight one of these that would allow someone to feel more comfortable about pulling at reasonably high speeds?
Burley PiccoloSpoke Wrench
Feb 13, 2002 12:08 PM
I think that the Burley is head and shoulders the best quality of the child trailer-bikes. The attachment to the bike is clearly more positive than any of the others I've seen.

If you're looking for something more stable, and are willing to pay the price, you might try a real tandem bicycle with a child stoker kit.
Feb 13, 2002 12:36 PM
The new standard for excellence will be the yakima model. The best recommendation is not to get a seatpost mounted one, unless you like to flirt with death. Enlightened Trailer-Bike manafacturers use a mount lower on the adult bike, like the rear dropout area. There is much less feedback from the kid leaning/etc that way. ESPECIALLY at speed, stay away from the seatpost mounted models!!!