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Re: Bikejor pics
« Reply #30 on: August 06, 2008, 06:30:33 AM »
OK so how do you not go splat on a normal bike ?

ive had a go on a rig pulled by collies but on a bike i would so go splat

wear a helmet & keep a close eye on the dogs when they are running, look for signs they are possibly going to chase something or slow down , not easy sometimes but their ears go up when theyu see something to chase, they usually run with ears back.

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« Reply #31 on: August 06, 2008, 06:25:23 PM »
so how do you adapt your bike - or do you just harness up and attach the lines to the front bit (you know what i mean)

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« Reply #32 on: August 06, 2008, 06:32:08 PM »
Do I feel an accident coming up here  ???


so how do you adapt your bike - or do you just harness up and attach the lines to the front bit (you know what i mean)

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« Reply #33 on: August 06, 2008, 06:33:51 PM »
to be fair - i think ive broken most things now - only really got my pelvis left so no loss really  :D

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« Reply #34 on: August 06, 2008, 06:36:20 PM »
i was kind of thinking that this could be good fun for Glen and Oban (as they pull anyway but dont tell Bev) BUT would the size diffrence be a problem ?

i know you can pick up harness from ebay quite cheap - i already bike with the dogs loose but i suppose the pulling the bike they are going to put so much more in - really good fittening exercise

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« Reply #35 on: August 06, 2008, 07:11:15 PM »
Can't see your yellow bit, have you tried just running them in hand as a team and see how they go
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« Reply #36 on: August 06, 2008, 07:15:15 PM »
Can't see your yellow bit,

thats the plan  :D

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Re: Bikejor pics
« Reply #37 on: August 06, 2008, 07:51:07 PM »
Can't see your yellow bit, have you tried just running them in hand as a team and see how they go
Val

highlight it Val - but dont tell Bev  Wags dont want Bev to read it  >:D  :D  ;)


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Re: Bikejor pics
« Reply #38 on: August 06, 2008, 07:56:34 PM »
so how do you adapt your bike - or do you just harness up and attach the lines to the front bit (you know what i mean)


I use a piece of thick rope tied to bike frame below headstock so you don't get pulled to one side with handlebars when dogs go to one side. Then attach a metal carabiner to a purpose made shock absorber. I got my shock absorber from a sleddog person  who makes them. Then attach a 1-dog or 2-dog line to the shock absorber, then clips on lines attach to the back of the dogs harnesses . You can run dogs with tracking harnesses but make sure they are padded well or as i prefer to use x-back harnesses. Best to use a neck line to keep dogs attached together also. I also often use this antenna to keep lines off front wheel.





with lines etc attached


Here is a pic of the setr up of equipment , sorry for quality of pic, this was taken when i used a bike inner tube as a shock absorber but i use the custom made one now, much better

Make sure your dogs are used to the harnesses b4 trying to run them in them.  ;)
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Re: Bikejor pics
« Reply #39 on: August 06, 2008, 08:06:07 PM »
omg thats getting techincal  :o

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« Reply #40 on: August 06, 2008, 08:14:01 PM »
Not technical once you have  got used to putting it together, only takes me 5 mins only to get bike ready for a run, I put it on here like that to show the safe way to run the dogs with bike at front or you could use the spriinger at side of bike. ;)All looks confusing but not really.

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« Reply #41 on: August 06, 2008, 08:28:19 PM »
I did and I am shocked  :o :o :o young Wags

Can't see your yellow bit, have you tried just running them in hand as a team and see how they go
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highlight it Val - but dont tell Bev  Wags dont want Bev to read it  >:D  :D  ;)

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« Reply #42 on: August 06, 2008, 09:01:30 PM »
whoops sorry wags!  :D you in trouble!  >:D


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Re: Bikejor pics
« Reply #43 on: August 07, 2008, 07:47:46 AM »
wags...when you have worked out the krypton factor bit and you actually get on the bike...please leave the clicker and whistle at home.....oh and double check the brakes...i have visions of having to come and sit dogs and child while you recover..... ::)

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Re: Bikejor pics
« Reply #44 on: August 07, 2008, 04:09:21 PM »
and i'd keep away from any sheep with G&O lol !!!!  just incase :)