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    Ok, I'm in, along with my three-year-old commute...

    Ok, I'm in, along with my three-year-old commute buddy, KidA. Bike is by far the best option for us to do the home-to-school-to-work-and-back-again run, so we'll be reliable teammates.

    I hereby...
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    If there's any chance that you'd consider...

    If there's any chance that you'd consider upgrading to a new helmet, I love the Bern "Nino/Nina" kids' helmets with the fuzzy winter lining. The winter liner keeps my son's ears and head warm, and...
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    TrailGator is a reputable maker of tow bars for...

    TrailGator is a reputable maker of tow bars for kids' bike. The best one that I've heard of is the FollowMe Tandem Coupling, used by Emily Finch (@1lessgmsuburban) and Elle Bustamante of Tiny Helmets...
  4. ABC's of Baltimore Family Biking: Saturday, September 21

    If you're thinking of biking with your kids (or someone else's!) and you can get to Baltimore this weekend, you should check out this event: http://baltimorefamilybikeparty.wordpress.com/abcbike/
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  5. Kidical Mass DC Canal & Cupcakes Ride: Saturday, 9/28 at Stanton Park

    In partnership with WABA's groundbreaking "Women & Bikes" program, Kidical Mass DC is hosting an easy, co-ed, family-friendly bike ride from Capitol Hill to Georgetown with tasty treats at the end.
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  6. Workshop this Saturday at WABA: "MamaBiking 101"

    Are you a mom/grandmom/aunt/ etc. and want to bike with kids? Then this WABA Women & Bicycles event is for you!

    As part of its new Women & Bicycles program, the Washington Area Bicyclist...
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    I see him occasionally. I haven't talked to him...

    I see him occasionally. I haven't talked to him about his long-term impressions in detail, but he still uses it and still likes it. He's exhibited at the ABC's of Family Biking in the past and agreed...
  8. Definitely yes to a bike seat; as far as trailers...

    Definitely yes to a bike seat; as far as trailers go, I think people put younger kids in them and so there might be an age where they're ok to be in trailer sitting by themselves, but the helmet...
  9. The chronology is really jacked up. The poster...

    The chronology is really jacked up. The poster implies that longtails were invented in 1920 (when it was really more like 1990) and has Yuba's Boda Boda evolving in 1960 instead of, oh, 2012.

    All...
  10. It's true as @dasgeh points out downthread that...

    It's true as @dasgeh points out downthread that helmets are legally required for cyclists and passengers 16 and under; however, I always caution parents to consider (1) their kids' neck strength, (2)...
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    There's a dad in DC who bikes around with his son...

    There's a dad in DC who bikes around with his son on a CETMA. He loves the bike; however, he's found the company-- and in particular the owner/designer-- hard to work with.

    His review of the CETMA...
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    I can only comment on the company in general--I...

    I can only comment on the company in general--I know several people who have bought the "Moonlight", their economy trailer, and been very happy with it. Apply that information to their other products...
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    DIY rain canopies for bike seats! ...

    DIY rain canopies for bike seats!

    http://everydayadventurers.com/2011/04/dit-shade-and-rain-covers-for-the-peapod-lt/ (for rear-mounted seat. This post is specific to the PeaPod, but the technique...
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    Oh my. Well, let me just say now I HAD NO IDEA I...

    Oh my. Well, let me just say now I HAD NO IDEA I WAS TALKING FOR SO LONG. I just wanted to share All The Information. :-P
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    Did you listen to the webinar last week, dasgeh?...

    Did you listen to the webinar last week, dasgeh? I specifically mentioned DC's lack of a Clever Cycles-type store. BicycleSPACE and The Daily Rider are great, but their store footprints are just too...
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    Kyleg, I would LOVE for you to come to the ABC's...

    Kyleg, I would LOVE for you to come to the ABC's of Family Biking and hang with the Show & Tell to discuss your experience trying out various bakfiets-style bikes. We can make you a special sign and...
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    Hey all, thought I'd pitch in with some answers...

    Hey all, thought I'd pitch in with some answers where I could.

    BicycleSPACE stocks the Boxcycles Christiania, a cargo trike, which retails for around $2,700
    The Daily Rider stocks the Gazelle...
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    DOOO EEEET! (- Megan, Kidical Mass DC)

    DOOO EEEET!

    (- Megan, Kidical Mass DC)
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    Sandy Hook Ride and Kidical Mass

    Hi, everyone--

    this is Megan Odett, Kidical Mass DC's organizer. I apologize for the long-overdue response to this post, which a member of this forum [edited for member's privacy] forwarded to me...
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    Definitely maybe! E-mail me at the Kidical Mass...

    Definitely maybe! E-mail me at the Kidical Mass address and we can set up a time to talk.
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    Cosign this. I bought our Yuba Mundo with an eye...

    Cosign this. I bought our Yuba Mundo with an eye toward what to do with my son when he outgrows his bike seats in a few years. A really sturdy longtail can even carry an adult on the rear rack. At...
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    Hey, everyone-- re: dasgeh's post above, I wanted...

    Hey, everyone-- re: dasgeh's post above, I wanted to let you all know that Kidical Mass DC, which I help to organize, is working with WABA and DC Safe Routes to School to host a similar event in DC...
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