I can imagine the surprise when the the lot attendant went to throw the tree on top of the car, but the owner pedaled around the corner on this instead.
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How would the rider know where they’re going?
and that bakfiets isn’t going up any hills.
It was a short distance and the tree was tipped down, pointing out like a narwhal so I had better sight. And to make things better for me, there were not any hills.
It’s a little bit easier if the xmas tree lot has tree-compression nets. See: http://www.flickr.com/photos/halibut5000/3090776408/
I rode mine home about 5 miles with the load mostly stabilized by bungie cords. The top of a tree is pretty light, so if the base is well inside the cargo area, the bike handles normally.
@Halibut, nicely done. Very nice. I am impressed.
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