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Xtracycle PeaPod Longtail Bike Child Seat 2011

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The Xtracycle PeaPod Longtail Bike Child Seat 2011 is a new multi-modal vehicle for family cycling capable of transporting little kids. Its recommended weight limit is 20-49 lbs and 10 lbs for the item weight, including all its accessories. With its Xtracyle stoker kit, this item can carry more cargo or another heavier older child riding on the flight deck. When two PeaPods are mounted on the Xtracycle, two children can be carried. It is also designed to carry groceries or other cargo on its side bags.

This Xtracycle PeaPod item is made with lead and phthalate-free plastic, which is also impact resistant. The safe and comfortable features of PeaPod include its nylon harness system, padded chest straps and seat cover, adjustable foot stirrups, and comfort grip lap handle. Moreover, the PeaPod is also available for use with other bikes such as Kona Ute Longtail bike and standard bikes…

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Xtracycle Radish 2010 Longtail Bike

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Xtracycle now opens preorders for their newly redesigned longtail bike Radish. The deliveries will begin on May 2010. Grant Petersen of Rivendell Bikes was the one who created the improved design on the cargo bike’s loaded and unloaded handling.

Radish gets a makeover in terms of frame geometry, brake and drivetrain components. The downtube was lowered to allow easier mounting by short people. For tall riders, the effective top tube length was maximized making the distance from the seatpost and the headset wider.

Another feature that makes the Radish a must-have for longtail cyclists would be its 4130 chromoly steel which is stronger than the hi-ten steel. It is of superior quality when it comes to strength, durability, and longevity. Chromoly is commonly known as “aircraft tubing”. It is much lighter than the High Tensile Steel.

Xtracycle limits its release of the Radish to fifty bikes. This is to emphasize their…

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