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November 18, 2008

Big Dummy

Filed under: Events — nicholasb @ 1:26 pm

One of these is a super heavy duty urban transport load carrying machine.. The other is a SUV..

We had the pleasure of building up our first Surly Big Dummy recently. It’s a new frame from Surly that’s built to work with the Xtracycle long-tail cargobike set up. Alex went for a Rohloff to give him the gear range to haul all the cargo that an Xtracycle can carry, a Brooks B17 and a Bobike Maxi child seat.

Have a look at all the photos here.



  1. Welcome to the Cult of Dummy. It’s nice in here. Very, very nice.

    Comment by Dylster — November 19, 2008 @ 2:47 pm

  2. that’s an awesome bike. makes my trucker’s carrying capacity look lame 🙂

    Comment by Daniel — November 20, 2008 @ 12:22 pm

  3. Daisy daisy give me your answer do….
    It won’t be a stylish marriage,
    I can’t afford a carriage,
    But you’ll look sweet on the seat,
    Of a bicycle built for 2 (or 3)

    Comment by Derek — November 25, 2008 @ 11:12 am

  4. hi there — is it ok if i post your Xtracycle pictures on my blog?

    naturally will attribute and so forth. let me know where you prefer i link.

    thanks in advance!!

    Comment by john g — December 1, 2008 @ 4:35 am

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