Scott Redmond, Montreal
When you first delivered the bakfiets, you mentioned that our lives were going to change. To be honest, I thought you were being a bit dramatic, but you were right! We get extra smiles every day, with frequent shouts of “Nice bike!” and it’s amazing how many people will strike up a conversation because of the bike. Our kids continue to love it and it has expanded our range of “local” parks that we regularly visit. I’ve even transported some small-medium lumber in Home Depot runs. Bike parking spots are always right at the front door, and aside from our vacation road trips we barely even notice the price of gas. The ride is more comfortable than I expected too – so much so that now I find my hybrid bike quite uncomfortable (as in, maybe it’s only faster because it’s uncomfortable) and am starting to eye something more upright like the transport or opafiets… (while my wife just shakes her head at me.
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