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WeeRide Kangaroo Child Bike Seat

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  • Center-mounted child bike seat with safe, comfortable front-row view
  • Sturdy steel/plastic housing installs on almost any adult bike
  • Seat harness, padded front bumper and height-adjustable foot cups
  • Steel support bar doesn't interfere with brake cables or bike gear
  • For kids ages 1 year and up; maximum capacity of 40 pounds
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Product Description

From the Manufacturer

Product Description The WeeRide Kangaroo Center Mounted Child Carrier offers an award-winning design that allows children to enjoy and share in the cycling experience, surrounded by your protective pair of arms. Your child is not behind you uninterested and distanced by the limited view. The child’s position also keeps the center of gravity where it belongs – on the bicycle frame, not behind the rider. This all adds up to a more comfortable ride for the cyclist AND the passenger. The Child Carrier is mounted on an independent adjustable steel support bar that attaches firmly between the frame’s head tube and the seat post. The support bar is designed to mount on almost any bicycle. Customer contact information at 1-800-451-KENT (5368) or www.kentbicycles.com -- Safety Information - Always wear a helmet, knee and elbow pads when riding. Check all nuts and bolts for tightness before riding. For casual riding on smooth, flat, paved and dry surfaces free of sand , gravel or dirt. Do not ride at night or in areas of traffic. For children up to 40lbs, "If you need straps in a different size please call us at Kent International and we will have them shipped to you right away."

Product Description

Product Description The WeeRide Kangaroo Center Mounted Child Carrier offers an award-winning design that allows children to enjoy and share in the cycling experience, surrounded by your protective pair of arms. Your child is not behind you uninterested and distanced by the limited view. The child's position also keeps the center of gravity where it belongs – on the bicycle frame, not behind the rider. This all adds up to a more comfortable ride for the cyclist AND the passenger. The Child Carrier is mounted on an independent adjustable steel support bar that attaches firmly between the frame's head tube and the seat post. The support bar is designed to mount on almost any bicycle. Customer contact information at 1-800-451-KENT (5368) or www.kentbicycles.com -- Safety Information - Always wear a helmet, knee and elbow pads when riding. Check all nuts and bolts for tightness before riding. For casual riding on smooth, flat, paved and dry surfaces free of sand, gravel or dirt. Do not ride at night or in areas of traffic. For children up to 40lbs, "If you need straps in a different size please call us at Kent International and we will have them shipped to you right away.".

Important Information

Safety Warning
PROTECT YOUR CHILD: Always use a CPSC approved bike helmet.

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 17 x 10 inches ; 8 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 8.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • Origin: China
  • Shipping Advisory: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
  • ASIN: B002MCYWHG
  • Item model number: 98077
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (568 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,790 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)
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Customer Reviews

My child loves seeing everything and we can talk while riding.
L. Jarvis
Had to b/c I spent so much time and effort buying and returning seats that I must give kudos to the weeride.
Lisa D Roberts
My 16 month old son absolutely loves riding on the bike with this.
David Ficca

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

204 of 210 people found the following review helpful By Kassandra Bradberry on August 28, 2006
I wanted to get something for my ten month old so I could ride my bike while my three year old rides his. We have a trailer but I wanted to try a seat because I thought it would be easier than dragging the trailer out- especially just for riding slowly around the neighborhood with a three year old!

The front kind seemed like a good idea. The whole reason I bought a trailer in the first place was because I was afraid of my balance being thrown off with a bike seat. This front mounted seat is super for balance! I felt very comfortable with my daughter up front and she loved it! We just went for a test run around the block after installing it.

I was able to install in less than 20 mins with a 10 month old crawling around. So I'd say it was pretty easy. It's also very easy to remove the seat when you don't want it on your bike.

I was a little afraid of how my knees would hit the seat but I figured for the price I would just order it and give it a try and if it didn't work out I'd return it.

It's much better than I thought it would be. My knees don't really hit but I have to pedal in a way that I'm aware that the seats there. Not really a big deal, just something to get use to.

The seat does seem a little wobbly, not terribly so though, so not a huge deal. I may be able to adjust it to keep it from doing this. The seat was so easy to install I actually haven't read the manual yet...

Over all for the price you can't beat it. What a cool thing.

I just want to add that I recently went to our local hospital where they do helmet fittings to get a new helmet for my three year old and they wouldn't sell me one for my daughter until she's a year.
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160 of 171 people found the following review helpful By P. D Huang on November 16, 2006
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I have been looking for a way to take my 2 1/2 year old riding with me. The salesperson at my local bike store refused to sell me a back mounted infant seat because they are so dangerous. I don't want a trailer which are safe, but I enjoy riding the many fire trails by our house.

So this was a great fit.

PROS
1) easy to attach- I also switched screws and bolt from the front/back attachment as the seatpost of my TREK needed the bolts from the front attachment.
2) comfortable ride- my daughter is very comfortable and the center of gravity is outstanding... I don't feel unsafe on the bike
3) Easy to remove- there is a screw that once you unscrew it you can take the chair off and you can ride normally.

CONS-
1) The seat belt system stinks- It is really bad and not very safe.
2) Going up hill is tough- definitely be in shape for those uphills, more then 2x as tough...but it is a great workout
3) You can't use clipped pedals- because you have to splay your legs a little to pedal, clipped pedals are not feasable

Again, My daughter is comfortable (she's 35 inches tall) but in about 3-6 months she will be too tall for this chair... but for now we are having a blast!
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4 of 0 people found the following review helpful By Paul Goodwin on April 27, 2007
Did a fair bit of research before settleing on the Weeride Kangaroo, front mounted seat seemed safer to me & make more sense, & sure enough, it is, and does. Installation was easy, 10 minutes tops, first ride with my 10-month old I knew this would be at least a once-a-day event--she absolutely LOVED her ride, in fact when I took her off when we got home she threw her very first tantrum. I would say honestly this is one of the best purchases we have ever made for the baby. We feel safe with her in front, we can see her, make sure the harness is as it should be at all times (something you can't do with rear seats), interact with her, and she has a great unobstructed view (as opposed to rear carriers where all baby sees is pretty much the riders back)

We were so impressed we ordered an extra mounting bar for moms bike (about $20), so now we can take turns taking baby for her very favorite activity :)

Highly recommended.
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103 of 115 people found the following review helpful By teechsped on September 5, 2006
The seat is wonderful-it just was not made to be used with a petite rider I guess. I am 5' tall, and when the seat's foot rests are in their fully-extended position, they interfere with my steering mechanism-making it very dangerous for me to make turns. The seat itself is right in my gut. I can lean on it to push it forward, so it isn't too awful, but the worst part is that in order to pedal, I have to extend my legs outwards. It is a terrible strain on my knees and makes this a very uncomfotable-and sometimes overly painful experience.
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70 of 88 people found the following review helpful By Erik on July 10, 2008
I was very disappointed to find that this seat does not fit on either my wife's or my bicycle. Both are fairly standard off-the-bike-store-rack models. The company's misleading advertising states it fits virtually any bike. What it should say is that you must have at least 3/4"-1" of head tube extending above the top tube so that the front mounting clamp will fit without interfering with the headset bearings (steering mechanism.) My trek mountain bike has essentially no such space. My wife's Giant city/trail bike had a little more space due to the sloping "ladies" top tube, but the clamp still did not fit. Had I known this, I would not have wasted the shipping fees, and gotten a seat that fits.
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