"I'd be careful to ensure that you don't exceed the weight limit of the bike rack, given that the Mundo is heavy and bike racks are often rated surprisingly low.
You also need to ensure that the bike / wheels / rack don't project 15cm…"
"I also tend not to dismount at crossings when on my longtail cargo bike with a child onboard. It is too ungainly to do easily. I tend to hold back and give pedestrians a wide berth. I haven't had any dramas with this approach so far. "
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Would it just be you doing the riding, or will you be accompanying a young child? If the latter, I'd recommend the ashphalt at Brighton Primary School - a large expanse of flat ashphalt with nobody around on weekends.
"This bridge, and the paths leading up to it, are open for bike and foot traffic. I don't think it has been officially completed and opened yet, but a lot of people are using it and it's awesome.
It's so much better than before, and a…"
Re our conversation at the cargo bike event. A long time ago a photo in BISA's Pedal Update about my reflective tape, reflectors and lights, which might have shown my utility bike set-up. I looked for a photo on AC but only a tiny glimpse of my basket at http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/bugprospect/forum/topics/look-what-theyve-done-to-my Photo 1, eastern side, looking south, the ‘before’. The wheel of a bus impinges on the edge of the wide bicycle lane (to be removed soon). On the footpath verge is a black step-thru MTB by Trek. If you very closely, you can just see the edge of a plastic mini basket (yellow with silver reflective tape around the top edge), a plastic basket (with handle, colour grey with silver reflective tape around the top edge) and a yellow vinyl bag. I do my best to be visible to drivers.