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If anyone comes across something like this, I'd be real interested in buying one:

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Looking for the 2 wheel version, not the 3-wheel version. Saw a bunch in France but when I got home and started googling it, they appear to be several thousand. Looking for one that is gathering dust and needs to be disposed of; perfectly happy if it has not been tuned up in a while. For a few hundred I'd be willing to take it on as a project. Looking for both a dog carrier and maybe even groceries as I use my car less in retirement.

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Plus, I doubt you can do a backflip with a cargo bike.

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(Or pop up a curb)

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5 minutes ago, notyal said:

Plus, I doubt you can do a backflip with a cargo bike.

 

(Or pop up a curb)

I really thought that went without saying...

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@AustinBike, should you be interested, I have an old Burley trailer with a ratty top that I want to get rid of. The aluminum frame is in good shape though, as are the wheels.

 

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I have a trailer already (see below). Dog is not wild about it. My wife also takes him in her basket, but not for long distances. A cargo bike would solve that and give me the ability to haul things like groceries. I guess I could use the dog bike for that...

 

 

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7 minutes ago, AustinBike said:

I have a trailer already (see below). Dog is not wild about it. My wife also takes him in her basket, but not for long distances. A cargo bike would solve that and give me the ability to haul things like groceries. I guess I could use the dog bike for that...

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That's a happy lookin' dog.

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Get one of those seats that goes on the top tube right behind your bars.  That would put him where you can see him and not make him subject to the results of the 'gassy' beers.  Also doesn't take up much room if you take it off and use the bike for other purposes.

If you're hauling a couple of wiggly kids and some groceries, I can see that European looking wheelbarrow bike being really nice.  It just looks like it would take up a ton of space and not work well with your wall hanger gadget.

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garage space and the size of a cargo bike is a good point. Here is a fairly accurate rendering of how it will fit with the rest of the fleet:

 

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yeah, the garage space is limited, but I might be able to store it where the current dog trailer is stored.

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1 hour ago, notyal said:

That's a happy lookin' dog.

Of course, he doesn't have to walk places, he's carried around like a goddamned prince. I should be that lucky.

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I got a beautiful, lugged steel frame road bike from Bilenky. They also build bikes like what you're looking for.

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16 minutes ago, Hugh said:

I got a beautiful, lugged steel frame road bike from Bilenky. They also build bikes like what you're looking for.

Yeah, those look nice. But at $2K+ for the frame, outside of my ballpark. Hoping to stumble over something under $500 (and assuming it needs a lot of work).

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On 6/5/2019 at 8:42 AM, AustinBike said:

Looking for the 2 wheel version, not the 3-wheel version.

 

13 minutes ago, RidingAgain said:

Available right now in San Antonio...
$550... OBO... Cinelli frame...

 

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1 minute ago, RedRider3141 said:

 

 

 
 

I'm just getting warmed up.

Also... Sometimes you need to bring your expectations down a bit.

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3 minutes ago, RidingAgain said:

I'm just getting warmed up.

Also... Sometimes you need to bring your expectations down a bit.

My expectations are already pretty low.

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4 minutes ago, notyal said:

My expectations are already pretty low.

Good for you.

Now for the next level... Have none.

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