Sideways tag along (see new thread)

Discussion in 'Family and Recreational Cycling' started by bobwalton, 13 Sep 2017.

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  1. bobwalton

    bobwalton homemade bike

  2. I like Skol

    I like Skol Hold my beer and watch this......

    Lots of reasons, engineering and practicality issues.
  3. simongt

    simongt Über Member

    Interesting concept, but two points -
    Why isn't he demonstrating with a child on board - ?
    The setup is twice the width of a tagalong attachment, which may well irritate following motorists, especially as the setup will probably be moving more slowly than a solo bike.
  4. PhilDawson8270

    PhilDawson8270 Veteran

    Steering geometry is disgustingly a mile out.
  5. Drago

    Drago Guru

    Central Trumpland
    Reminds me of the old Sidewinder motorcycle sidecar. They were crap too.
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  6. numbnuts

    numbnuts Legendary Member

    North Baddesley
    Adult gets it wrong, said child hits the kerb
  7. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Man-Machine Moderator

    Wouldn't touch it with a bargepole.
    I notice you don't ever see how that wooden effort attaches to the frame of the pilot bike.
    It's not demo'd with a child on board, although that's a relief, frankly.
    It's the most rubbish attempt at a sociable I've seen in a while.
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  8. Afnug

    Afnug Everything you can imagine is real

    Looks about as practical as this.

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  9. NorthernDave

    NorthernDave Never used Über Member

    Is that Jeremy Corbyn doing the demo?
  10. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Man-Machine Moderator

    JC has got more sense!
  11. KneesUp

    KneesUp Veteran

    "Also, if you need to get past parked cars, it's the kid who is going to get doored, so that's a bonus"
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  12. BurningLegs

    BurningLegs Well-Known Member

    I wish I knew what was in the OP, from the responses to this thread it sounds like it's quite funny!
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  13. I like Skol

    I like Skol Hold my beer and watch this......

    What happened there then? Was it the OP's own design or something? :wacko:
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  14. YukonBoy

    YukonBoy Veteran

    Wallace and gromit funny this was!
  15. snorri

    snorri Legendary Member

    If you think of a motorcycle with sidecar, then think pedal cycle with two wheeled sidecar for a child with its own pedals, and steering linked to the adults cycle steering , then you've got it:okay:.
    You see it's true what they say, a hundred words is worth a picture any day:smile:
    Last edited: 18 Sep 2017
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