we used one with my son when he was on a 16 inch bike. They are great when set up right but a bit of a faff to do so. Also, the clamp which goes onto the small bike headtube needs to be done up ridiculously tightly to stop the whole thing slewing off at a silly angle. This does tend to damage the headtube with scores and scratches and also need tightening regularly.
Still good thoughPosted 4 years agodeluxMember
I’ve just started looking into getting a tag-along for my 3.5 year old, when I found this thing:
It looks great in theory since she can already ride and this way we can just give her a tow on longer rides when she gets tired.
Does anyone have any experience with these things? She’s using the smallest 12″ wheel bike we could get from Decathlon, which is allegedly ok according to the website but I’d be interested to hear first hand experience!Posted 4 years agodavetraveSubscriber
We have one, barely used as our boy was same as AJC’s…
the clamp which goes onto the small bike headtube needs to be done up ridiculously tightly to stop the whole thing slewing off at a silly angle. This does tend to damage the headtube with scores and scratches and also need tightening regularly.
Couple of pieces of old inner tube between clamp and headtube solve that problem…Posted 4 years agoSaccadesMember
+2 on the inner tube.
It’s great to tow the kids to a place, where they can then have a ride around and then tow them back when knackered.
Used it on a multitude of bikes and the innertube trick gives that extra friction so you don’t need to tighten up quite so much.
I’m going to be getting another as the the kids trailer is too small for #2 child but #1 child still isn’t strong enough to do a decent distance off road yet.Posted 4 years ago
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