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    Novara Afterburner 2.0 Trailer Bike

    Hear the giggles and share the sights with your child with our Novara Afterburner 2.0 trailer bike. Quick to install, it lets you both enjoy the ride while you control the pace and keep them close. See details

    • $249.00

    Item # 851189

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    Hear the giggles and share the sights with your child with our Novara Afterburner 2.0 trailer bike. Quick to install, it lets you both enjoy the ride while you control the pace and keep them close.

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    Hear the giggles and share the sights with your child with our Novara Afterburner 2.0 trailer bike. Quick to install, it lets you both enjoy the ride while you control the pace and keep them close.

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    Hear the giggles and share the sights with your child with our Novara Afterburner 2.0 trailer bike. Quick to install, it lets you both enjoy the ride while you control the pace and keep them close.

    • The single-speed Novara Afterburner folds quickly without tools to stow compactly in your car, garage or a closet
    • Afterburner 2.0 easily and securely mounts to the seatpost of an adult bike; the sturdy hitch adapts to a wide range of seatpost diameters
    • Adjusts easily to offer comfort and a good fit for kids of various sizes—simply move the seat up or down and angle the handlebars for best fit
    • Mud deflector helps protect child from any splashes coming off the adult-bike's wheel; full-length chainguard helps keep them and their clothing clean and out of the chain
    • High-tensile steel frame provides a sturdy, solid ride and the durability to last from one child to the next
    • For more fun, kids can pedal along at their leisure without hindering the adult pace; large platform pedals make it easy for small feet to stay in place
    • Includes bright orange safety flag and rod, increasing the visibility of you and your small rider
    • Please note: 75 lbs. max. weight capacity; measures approximately 53 in. long when folded, 74 in. when unfolded
    • Our Novara Afterburner 2.0 trailer bike is easily assembled upon arrival—just install the handlebars and pedals and you're ready to hook up and go!

    After an initial break-in period you might notice your bicycle performing less responsively than the day you brought it home. Not to worry, this is typical of all new bicycles and simply reflects that cables have stretched or their housings have seated themselves into final position. To keep running at peak performance, all REI bicycles come with a FREE warranty tune-up, which should be accomplished between the first 100-200 miles of riding or after the first two months if you're accumulating miles less quickly. Contact your nearest REI bike shop for details and an appointment for this important service.\


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    Novara Afterburner 2.0 Trailer Bikeis rated4.2out of5by5.
    Rated4out of5byfromSolid Bike TrailerVery solid design. Much more stable (i.e. not a lot of left/right wobble) than the other trailer bike I had tried.
    Date published: 2013-12-15
    Rated4out of5byfromSturdy, safe, easy to use tandem trailerMy son has been riding with me on a tandem trailer since he was 4 -- old enough to safely hold the handlebars and be stable through turns and bumps. We replaced our old trailer with the Afterburner 2.0 because it seemed very strong (safe) and the hitch attachment easy to use and extremely secure. I have not been disappointed -- it's been just what I wanted and we are happily riding to school together and doing longer rides on- and off-road when we have time. My son is almost 6 now and we've done rides longer than an hour without any problems. My only minor complaints are the trailer's weight and the cost ($40) for a second seatpost hitch, so I don't have to unbolt the hitch receiver when I switch bikes. Overall, this is a great trailer and very well worth the price.
    Date published: 2013-10-11
    Rated4out of5byfromA lot of funI love the "wheees" of my grandkids and the fun looks from neighbors as we ride around the neighborhood. Sometimes the seat post bracket on my bike shifts causing the Afterburner to tilt slightly, but other than it works great and is easy to get on and off, and to store. I hang it from a hook in my garage and fold up the neck so that I don't hit my head on it. It's a noticable help when the kids pedal helping to propel the whole tandem along.
    Date published: 2013-10-02
    Rated5out of5byfromBeautifully-engineered. Pleasure to rideI was a little concerned when I realized I was going to be pulling about half my body-weight behind my bike. But the smooth engineering of this product made it fun and easy. The hills were a challenge (as expected), but the fact that my daughter could pedal made a surprisingly measurable difference. She was a little timid at first, but she quickly overcame that and now loves to ride her bike. I have also noticed that the experience on the trailer bike has translated into more confidence on her small, individual bike. She is not ready to lose the training wheels yet, but she definitely has more stability, etc. I would highly recommend this to anyone who wants to take family bike rides with smaller "big kids" who can't keep up on their little bikes.
    Date published: 2013-09-27
    Rated4out of5byfromGreat ride.I use this product for my 3 year old she cannot keep up on her bike on family rides. So we got this as the Ibert we used was getting challenging. The attachement is straight forward to the towing bike seat post and using the supplied tools, very easy following the Sales associates tips and advice, tighten the bolts a little at a time in a diagonal pattern to prevent binding. The attachemt of the "trailer" was simple and secure. Adjusting the seat and handlebars, again witht he supplied tools was easy to get a great fit that is comfortable for my daughter. On the road it is heavy, but I noticed it as much as towing anything behind a bike? Had to mention but adding the weight of your child also makes it heavy. Really like it and can't wait for her to start pedalling/get on her own bike in a few years.
    Date published: 2013-08-18

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