Monthly Archives: October 2008

Where did you get that fabulous license plate?

We’ve gotten several inquiries about where our wonderful plate on the xtracycle came from. I take full credit for the snarky catch phrase, and ordered a custom plate from: The motorcycle plate fits the Xtracycle perfectly (we used cable … Continue reading

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Introducing our new xtracycle kid seat!

We’ve written before about our problems with the peapod seat for the xtracycle, that primarily stemmed from incompatibility with the our small bike frame frame (Angela is 5′ 1″….what can you do?). Then, a generous offer from Rob Hanson on … Continue reading

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Car-Free Grandma

Angela asked an interesting question the other day. “When Grandma (Angela’s mom) moved here from Florida 6 months ago, would it have been better for us (from a purely selfish perspective) if she had kept her car?” Keep in mind, … Continue reading

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Train trip to Drumlin Farm

On Sunday, we made a train trip with Grandma (aka “Baba”) to the Drumlin Farm Fall Festival just West of here in Lincoln, MA. Prior to going to the farm, H insisted that there would be “Horses and cows and … Continue reading

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