[Parentsgroup-list] bike to drop off kid (with kid seat)
svelez at oeb.harvard.edu
Thu Sep 25 00:53:25 EDT 2008
Now, THERE'S an idea. I even have an extra seat somewhere around the
house. Hitting myself in the head now for not thinking of it before.
Ian Stokes-Rees wrote:
> I just outfitted both our bikes for $15 a piece with top tube seats. I
> would say they probably aren't a good idea for kids under the age of
> 2.5-3, since they are not strapped in (or at least not strapped in
> well), they need to hold on to the handlebars conscientiously, and keep
> their feet out of the spokes (that would be nasty). I just used some
> hose clamps ($1.50 for two), a piece of rubber, and a bike seat ($11.50
> new from PerformanceBikes.com), and clamped it on to the top tube. I
> used two more hose clamps to attach some shelf-hanging L-brackets by the
> front brakes to give her some foot pegs.
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