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sidecar on trike


Recently on the Recumbent Trikes Group on Facebook a member of the group asked for help trying to locate a video which  they said had been posted earlier in the day but later seemed to have disappeared. To make a long story short another member came up with the video for the person. I had not seen it but when I did I was impressed. So without further ado here is the video.

Now I personally believe that this is neat and innovative. The idea of having one’s dog riding right alongside of you like that is super. However, I feel I need to point out that with this added width it would greatly effect places you could ride. It would be too wide for many trails as well as too dangerous riding in other places, especially where you are dealing with motor vehicles. But I agree with the concept of having the dog alongside vs. behind.

I wish there was more detail as to how this was made. Maybe it will be forthcoming. He mentioned how it attaches, but without being able to see what he did I am nearly clueless. I would also be interested in how the wheel is attached. One thing I am wondering about is how it does at cornering, especially at a bit of speed when there is considerable lateral forces taking place. The pooch appears to be enjoying the ride. I can’t say as I blame him. Like us humans he probably wants to …