SUNLITE Bicycle Dog Leash
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Look at the picture, you just need to loosen the rear nut (not the axle). Metal arm should be sliding behind nut. Check that the arm is straight and tighten the nut. Get it attached to the collar of your dog and have fun! Those who have read my review know that I recommend this - It's still pretty much every day that we use this thing. I keep it permanently attached to my girlfriend's bike so that she can still ride with it even without a There is nothing better for our dog than this. This is what we love. Thank you for your help.
In the case of asking me if the Sunlite Dog leash is easy to mount on a bicycle, the answer is yes, but with a few limitations. must be enough space on the rear axle to accommodate the extra width Because it is slightly thicker than a quarter inch, it is necessary to add some extra threads to both sides of the As far as I can tell, my Mongoose hybrid went on without any problems (one exception). One trick I found useful was to hold my leash against the rear axle plate of the bike while tightening the nut on that side to permit full contact between the leash and the axle plate, instead of allowing the nut to move the leash away from making full contact. It should not be too difficult to follow, just too long and complicated. /) If your question is "simple to put on?" It was really easy to hook up your dog with the leash. When "refers to actually hooking up your dog with the bike, nothing would be simpler. issue I have is that my "puppy" gets really excited as soon as the leash is clipped to her harness, so whenever the leash is clipped, she tries to run away, so I have to keep an eye out for my bike to be You can find the translation here. *br>If this still does not make sense, please let me know which part you need more explanation of. Maybe I could email you some pictures of my bike Last but not least, you do realize that this leash system is made more for small dogs, do you not? It was for this reason that I purchased it. It weighs 13 pounds and is only 10 inches at the shoulder. I have an Australian Terrier, but she only measures 10 inches. The weight is 6 pounds. By using this leash and a good harness, she is able to run along side my bike with great enjoyment.
The strap is secured by a Velcro loop The method of hooking up and going is very simple. What a great idea!
Once you attach the bike bar to the dog walk bar, you must have a hook on the dog's collar that connects to the hook on the bar. This is very easy to do. My best wishes to you!
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On a tricycle, we will be using this. It was installed just now. As soon as I get a tricycle I will tell you how it works. Installing it behind the two wheels meant it had to go in the center. There would be no room on the tricycle axle for it. In the event that it does not work on the trike, we will try it on a bike. *UPDATE A trike could not utilize the device because the dog would pull the leash to the point where it interfered with it. Rather than attach it to just one bicycle, I tried attaching it to all three of mine. My rating has been lowered from 3 stars to 1 star because this failed to work. Can you tell me why it did (1) The metal fork that is supposed to fit onto the rear wheel axle is welded to the main rod at a very strange Since the threaded axle spindle is threaded at both ends, it is impossible to place the fork so that it sits flush with the bike frame fork that must also fit around the threaded axle. threaded spindle on all three of my bikes may be barely long enough for the nut that fastens it to the axle and the frame. The bolt was almost tight enough to get started for a nut of 1mm or 2mm on one of my bikes. There is not enough tension to tighten the leash (made worse by the strange angle the fork makes with the If I am refunded, I will definitely apply for one.
A separate bungee leash extension was purchased and it came in handy. Walking/running with my beach cruiser is one of the things that my 100 pound Labrador loves to do.
My dog is a year old and was able to ride on the trailer without any trouble. Purchased with great satisfaction.
One for each dog, we purchased 2 of these. Our bike parts did not come with instructions for installation however, my husband, who is mechanically inclined, had them on our bikes in no time. They fit well on our cruiser bikes' back wheel assemblies. Taking the dogs for a walk around the block was a great way to test them. Hypertension was the cause of my illness The child weighs 15 pounds and is 1 year old with spasticity. I took the bigger, calmer, 50+ pound dog, while my husband took the terrier mix. This is a mix of dogs. Keeping a close eye on him, I felt him zigzag Her weight is a concern, so I was worried about how she would handle going faster than she normally would. Her favorite part is that she really enjoys In the same way, the little guy does as well. The moment he saw the error of his ways, he stopped zig-zagging The puppy started zig-zagging along with me, tongue limplying, enjoying it to the fullest. The little dog lunged at a jogger and pulled the rear wheel of the bike along with him as we rode past. He had dug a bit into his chest when we got home because his harness had a tendency to dig into him. The woman who reviewed this did not only replace the leash with a bungee cord, we also tried using a bungee cord, to let the dogs have a little more freedom of movement. I'm so glad the dogs didn't suffer any injuries because that worked out so much better! It is hoped that the manufacturer will read these reviews and change the leash to a stretchier material to prevent your dog from getting injured. As well, we got better harnesses for both dogs with a mesh chest piece and padded "armpit" straps courtesy of a local big box store beginning with a "W. ". This model of bike leash is by far the best we have used and would recommend it Keeping the dog on the back of the bike helps prevent him from getting stuck in the wheels or pedals, as well as showing him how to exercise. As a surprise to most of the other campers, we took the dogs camping and rode all over the campground with them. Those who thought we were cruel by making the dogs run disagreed others thought it was a good idea, however, their big dogs would pull them down the roads. This is not the case. As one reviewer pointed out, a tired dog is a happy dog, and this is true once the dog learns the bike and feels at ease. We get out the harnesses and bikes on a daily basis and our dogs do a dance and start barking whenever we get out the harness. We are getting a new set just like them if they ever break!.
Please click here to read the rest of this article. The latest update is as follows Watch this space for safety alerts The following is not included As a more experienced rider I have seen my 100 lb Greyhound Husky mix, who pulls hard to the side at squirrels, bend a rear axle quick release hub while riding, which caused my mountain bike rear wheel to come My wife and I were in the bike shop getting new pedals for her bike yesterday and I noticed another bike on the stand with a similar leash, and the original red color. When I told the shop tech that I had changed out the item because it was unsafe for my larger dog, he was delighted to hear it. As a result of the dog having twisted the quick release hub on that bike so badly that he had trouble getting it out, the bike is currently in the shop. Based on the safety issue with larger dogs, I have lowered my rating to three stars on this item. On a bike with a quick release hub, I would not recommend it for larger dogs, but I think it works well for small dogs and medium-sized dogs that don't pull. Due to the much larger and stronger components, I think it would be safer to use the old fashioned thread and nut in the rear axle. If you are going slower and checking the rear axle frequently if you are using this to pull a big dog with a quick release axle, that's a good idea. The shaft of the quick release axle would be strengthened if a sleeve was put over it. What I've considered but not tried has been to slide a long washer over it so that it wouldn't I could see why you would want to try it if you are handy with these kinds of things. The previous unit I had had to be replaced with a homemade unit that I grafted The same concept, but my big dog is a bit more patient. My H Depot store had a square aluminum tube 3/4" in diameter and 3/4" in height. My lower frame is bolted to my lower frame via two through holes where I drilled two holes for my rear tire. drilled the bolt holes vertically in order to ensure they wouldn't interfere with up and down stresses and used bolts that were the smallest in diameter, like tube ends about 10" behind my tire where I drilled a vertical hole. I then smoothed it (to prevent wear from the bungee) and threaded my bungee through before tying a knot to prevent it from pulling through. In order to remove my rear wheel, I have to unbolt my bracket since it is on the bottom of my frame. This is the original I only gave it four stars because the attachment to the bike frame is a little hokey, but after using it, I am satisfied. Since I've owned it a few weeks ago, I've put it to good use. Running two dogs on it is my favorite thing to do. Larger one is 100 pounds of husky greyhound mix that dashes to the side when it sees Based on all available alternatives, I chose this one for its low point on the bike, giving me the most stability when my dog pulls hard to the side. I also replaced the nylon rigid leash provided with a bungee cord to reduce the shock to both the dog and myself. Make sure that any bungee cord you use is short enough so that the dog can't stretch it in front of the wheel so that he runs into it. It worked well for a week, but then broke at the knot. I then tried a 1/8" nylon bungee cord. In lieu of a 1/4" nylon bungee cord, I use a 1/4" nylon bungee cord. With this, I can walk for about 2 miles at 15 mph with my larger dog I can reach 20 MPH (NOT peddling) before he begins to tire. When he pulls sideways hard and sharply, I can feel it, but it is quite controllable on good ground or pavement (I weigh 150 pounds). So far, I have not used bike snow tires in the snow, but I will consider it. In lieu of a traditional harness, I use a gentle leader that I attach to my larger dog's head instead. The result should be fewer pulls to the side. I have a 65 lb border collie / cattle dog mix who runs along the side like there is no tomorrow. The chest harness he is wearing is a regular one. This has been attached to the bike. See the If you have a quick release, it is important to note that the bracket is about 1/4" thick and you will likely need to get a longer rear axle skewer. In an attempt to use it, I only managed to grab a few threads which I stripped off. I got another one for free from my local bike shop that was a little longer and had a steel nut instead of an aluminum one, so that I could tighten it hard, which I think is more important than regular wheel attachments. If I had been using an old fashioned rear axle with a threaded shaft and nut that I could have cranked hard, that would have been safer for me.
Safety needs to be considered. There are also devices that come with a breakaway piece that can be attached to As a result, in case you or your dog get on the wrong side of a pole, tree, or other unmovable object, the piece breaks for a low enough force so no harm occurs to you or your pet. This is worth considering (note to self take my own advice).