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Looking for a Front Mounted Child Carrier
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I've seen lots of rear-mounted child carriers but I already have a crate in the back.  Anyone have any experience with front carriers?  Have one to sell to me?  Thanks!Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ketoguychicago Sep 5.

Small Gray 3-speed Torker mixte
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Small size aluminum frame, good for someone between 5' and 5'9". It has a 3-speed internal Sturmey Archer drivetrain, drum brakes, reflective Schwalbe Marathon tires, and Velo Orange cruiser-style…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by yai danche Jun 25, 2018.

Attn Cicero/South Siders
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I'm looking to bike to Cicero from Bridgeport (1hr 20 min), but wondering how safe it is.  It looks like Archer Ave bike lane ends near Midway Airport.  I might do some combo of CTA and bike. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z Jan 29, 2018.

U-lock found at 21st and Halsted, 5:20PM

Kryptonite Keeper U-lock found in middle of bike lane by the Divvy Station at 21st and Halsted (southbound lane).  I moved it out of the way to the red and white bollard marking the Divvy Station…Continue

Started Aug 19, 2014

 

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ketoguychicago replied to yai danche's discussion Looking for a Front Mounted Child Carrier
"If safety is a priority, The American Academy of Pediatrics had apparently remarked that it's preferable for a child to ride in a bicycle trailer rather than a front or rear-mounted bicycle seat because “a young passenger on an…"
Sep 5
yai danche replied to yai danche's discussion Looking for a Front Mounted Child Carrier
"Thanks Brian, sorry for late reply. I actually bought an iBert on Facebook Marketplace shortly after starting this post.  My nephew is about 25 lbs right now and riding with him in the front is so fun.  Turning is a little rough, but…"
Aug 29
Brian S replied to yai danche's discussion Looking for a Front Mounted Child Carrier
"I have an iBert that i want to part with.  Got through a few kids with it and liked having them in front because it was easier to hear and talk with them than in the back.  (Though the Burley was my favorite.) I've been meaning to…"
Jul 9
Tom A.K. replied to yai danche's discussion Looking for a Front Mounted Child Carrier
"Okay yai, good luck. Of course, follow what your heart is set on. The offer will be there if no other Chainlinker parent wants it. I saw and liked the picture you just posted. I'm sure that the carrier would attach securely with that rear…"
Jun 23
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Jun 23
Jordan M S replied to yai danche's discussion Looking for a Front Mounted Child Carrier
"The weight up front is very easy to get used to, especially since it's over the frame and not in front or behind the main triangle. My kid is close to 30 lbs and steering is far less squirrelly than it is with 30 lbs in a front rack. Really the…"
Jun 23
yai danche replied to yai danche's discussion Looking for a Front Mounted Child Carrier
"Thanks for the offer Tom!  I have my heart set on a front mounted carrier, but I'll message you if your marketplace post is still up."
Jun 23
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McCormick Place, LFT

LFT, McCormick Place
Jun 23
yai danche replied to yai danche's discussion Looking for a Front Mounted Child Carrier
"OMG, what a little cutie!  Is it weird that I never learned to dismount without hopping off the saddle?  I tried to train myself to put a foot a down when I got a bike with a coaster brake and never managed to.  Yes, I want a front…"
Jun 23
Jordan M S replied to yai danche's discussion Looking for a Front Mounted Child Carrier
"Been using Yepp nexxt mini since kid was 1 yr old. Love having him in front - great to share experience! It fits better on some bikes than others - I would prefer a longer wheel base or stepthru frame - as I have mine now, there isn't much room…"
Jun 23
Tom A.K. replied to yai danche's discussion Looking for a Front Mounted Child Carrier
"yai, would you be interested in this? As a loyal long time Chainlinker you can have it for free if you're interested. Put a basket on your front handlebars. PM me if you want the Rhode Gear Child Carrier. A Stella Artois 19oz would be a good…"
Jun 21
yai danche posted a discussion

Looking for a Front Mounted Child Carrier

I've seen lots of rear-mounted child carriers but I already have a crate in the back.  Anyone have any experience with front carriers?  Have one to sell to me?  Thanks!See More
Jun 21
yai danche replied to aLex's discussion An apology and explanation
"I know this thread is several days old, but I just want to say you shouldn't apologize.  Just because someone honks to let them cut in doesn't mean you have to.  That is basically what he did.  You both screamed at each…"
Jun 21

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What I ride:
Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Commuting
About me:
I've been commuting by bike since 2009. I've been through 3 bikes and still looking for the perfect one/accumulating bikes for every situation.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.etsy.com/shop/illiniwu

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At 2:59pm on April 29, 2016, Barbara K Iverson said…

The red bike is 26". Someone is looking at it on Sat. If they don't take it, I'll send you a note. 

 
 
 

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