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Buddy Bike Sport Tandem

 
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MSRP: $2105.00
 
Manufacturers Website: www.BuddyBike.com
 
Where To Buy: By Dealers: Buddy Bike Dealer Locator Order: Buddy Bike Direct Order
 
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The Buddy BikeĀ® is the alternative inline tandem bicycle that places the stoker (smaller rider) in the front seat while the rear rider controls the steering.

The Buddy Bike has a lower front seat so both riders can safely enjoy the view. It is shorter in length than a typical tandem, making it easier to store and transport.

The Buddy Bike is CPSC safety-rated for up to 380 pounds; making it the ultimate family bike that can be enjoyed by riders of most ages and abilities. The features of the Buddy Bike offer adaptive outdoor recreation and therapeutic activity to riders with cognitive or physical disabilities who may not be able to ride a bicycle safely on their own or who do not have the strength to pedal a bike alone. The Buddy Bike allows riders with autism, down syndrome, sight impairment or other disabilities to experience the thrill of riding a bicycle with the whole family. They are no longer left behind!

Specifications:
Speeds: 27
Color: High polish silver
Frame: Aluminum, Sport frame
Gears/Hub: Shimano Deore 27 speed external hub w/derailleur
Handlebars: Patented dual handlebars on same stem
Brakes: Tektro IO disc Captain brakes; plus rear wheel side pull brake for stoker
Fork: Suspension fork w/60 mm travel
Seat posts: 30.4 mm alloy silver (front 300 mm, rear 280 mm)
Bike weight: 50 lbs.
Bike length: 85.61″
Wheel base: 58.1″ (center front to center rear wheel)
Wheels: 26″
Tires: Kenda K1029 26 x 1.5 tires w/thorn resistant tubes
Kickstand: Sold separately

Assembly required: 85-90% assembled, additional tuning required

Many families have obtained funding to purchase the Buddy Bike as therapeutic equipment for children with physical and/or cognitive disabilities such as autism, Down Syndrome, sight impairment, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and hypotonia. Click Here for Funding Option Details.

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Posted October 22, 2013 by

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