Six Kids, One Bike

Like many people, Emily Finch gave up her big SUV for a bicycle. But what makes this story unusual is that she's a mother of six and yes, she bikes them around town in what can only be called a human-powered minivan.

Jonathan Maus of Bike Portland interviewed super-mom Emily:

Biking with kids is all the rage in Portland these days, but biking with six kids between the ages of 2 and 11? That's something I never would have thought possible before I met southeast Portland resident Emily Finch.

Finch, 34, is a powerhouse. Watching her pedal her bakfiets cargo bike with four kids in the front, another one in a child seat behind her, and another one on a bike attached to hers via the rear rack, is a sight that not only inspires — it forces you to re-think what's possible.

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If they can make it work, good for them. It wouldn't work for my family. The heat and the rain make a car necessary for us. We need to move gear as well as kids. And a car gives us more protection from accidents and criminals.
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This sort of set-up isn't that uncommon of a sight in holland or other places that use bikes as regular transportation. Although I think most people would have at least some of those kids on their own bikes.
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It looks rather dangerous, actually. In particular, the back bike looks like an accident waiting to happen. They do make the piggy back style for the back that are fairly safe.
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I am shocked, shocked, I tell you! that Neato would stoop to this obvious level of pander towards the bicycle-based bike-community. This site is clearly favouring things never mentioned in Mystical Sky-Friend Magazine, or any other biblical source. Shame on you.
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