FamilyRide: Gotta haul something that won’t fit in your car? Call your friend with a family bike!

fr-boxWhile my misery is loving the company my least favorite intersection post generated last week, I’m in the mood for something lighter this week.

The kids and I hauled a big (empty) box from Green Lake to Lower Queen Anne yesterday. A fellow bicyclist took a picture for me at my least favorite intersection (N 34th St/Fremont Ave N in Fremont).

The best part about this box is that it’s not even mine. It was too big to fit in my friend’s car so I transported it for her.

While this box was slated to ride in a fairly large sedan, it’s great fun to compare carrying capacities of small cars and cargo bikes. Julie of Wheelha.us carried our
collective four children in her Madsen bucket bike and naturally, we had to stop by a yellow Smart Car to gloat:

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Madi is Seattle Bike Blog’s Staff Family Cycling Expert. She lives in Wallingford and bikes all over town with her two kids’ in tow. You can read more of her adventures and thoughts on family life on two wheels at FamilyRide.us.

About Madeleine Carlson

Madi is Seattle Bike Blog’s Staff Family Cycling Expert. She lives in Wallingford and bikes all over town with her two kids in tow. You can read more of her adventures and thoughts on family life on two wheels at FamilyRide.us
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5 Responses to FamilyRide: Gotta haul something that won’t fit in your car? Call your friend with a family bike!

  1. Peri Hartman says:

    That’s quite a load. Almost as big as the smart car itself!

  2. Jake Rusby says:

    Maddie, you rock!!!

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  4. Jeff Mack says:

    Yay Julie! Way to haul those kids.

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