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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:38 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:47 pm 
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You look very nervous in the first pic.

Great idea though! Might suggest this to my kids tomorrow.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:50 pm 
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I had to have the seat too low and ride with my heels where the balls of your feet should be to stop me catching the wood. Odd riding position but the girls loved it......as did I :D


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That looks good fun. I was hoping to see a fat bike when I was out yesterday, but nothing!


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 4:09 pm 
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Got out for a few hours today :D

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Cool!


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:07 am 
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jskdog wrote:
I had to have the seat too low and ride with my heels where the balls of your feet should be to stop me catching the wood. Odd riding position but the girls loved it......as did I :D


You could have had a tug line running from the back of the saddle to the centre of the piece of timber that you used (like a singletree) and then tuglines from each end to the toboggans. Then you'd have no foot clearance issues.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 10:10 am 
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Andy R wrote:
jskdog wrote:
I had to have the seat too low and ride with my heels where the balls of your feet should be to stop me catching the wood. Odd riding position but the girls loved it......as did I :D


You could have had a tug line running from the back of the saddle to the centre of the piece of timber that you used (like a singletree) and then tuglines from each end to the toboggans. Then you'd have no foot clearance issues.


I did thinkt about doing that but if the line went slack and touched the rear wheel it would of pulled it round the wheel (managed to do that with this setup going round a corner!)


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 10:20 am 
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jskdog wrote:
Andy R wrote:
jskdog wrote:
I had to have the seat too low and ride with my heels where the balls of your feet should be to stop me catching the wood. Odd riding position but the girls loved it......as did I :D


You could have had a tug line running from the back of the saddle to the centre of the piece of timber that you used (like a singletree) and then tuglines from each end to the toboggans. Then you'd have no foot clearance issues.


I did thinkt about doing that but if the line went slack and touched the rear wheel it would of pulled it round the wheel (managed to do that with this setup going round a corner!)


Run the first single section of tugline through a piece of hosepipe or 15mm flexible water pipe? That would prevent wheel fouling issues.


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Andy R wrote:
jskdog wrote:
Andy R wrote:
jskdog wrote:
I had to have the seat too low and ride with my heels where the balls of your feet should be to stop me catching the wood. Odd riding position but the girls loved it......as did I :D


You could have had a tug line running from the back of the saddle to the centre of the piece of timber that you used (like a singletree) and then tuglines from each end to the toboggans. Then you'd have no foot clearance issues.


I did thinkt about doing that but if the line went slack and touched the rear wheel it would of pulled it round the wheel (managed to do that with this setup going round a corner!)


Run the first single section of tugline through a piece of hosepipe or 15mm flexible water pipe? That would prevent wheel fouling issues.


That's a better idea, might give it a go if this snow doesn't melt today.


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