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Ruh, roh, family biking fans…  We’ve covered Taga Bikes a bunch on GaGaGear, and recently learned that the convertible bike-to-stroller pioneer is notcurrently out of stock” (as indicated on their web site) – they’ve hit pause as a business, awaiting new ownership.

From a partner at Taga, in response to our email:  “Taga is not out of business.  The company is changing owners and the production is currently on hold until the complicated transition is complete.  In the meantime we provide support to our existing customers.”

That there is new ownership in the wings is most likely good news for Taga fans – certainly better than the alternative.  We’re hoping new management brings their stroller-bike transformer concept out here to Portland Oregon!  Portland would absolutely embrace these sort of bikes.  Though recent U.S. economic news might mean some belt-tightening around the nation, you’d never know it from the popularity of bakefiets in our town.  (Check out our favorite family cycle shop Clever Cycles, which just expanded its space for the third time in four mostly recessionary years!)

GaGaGear thanks The Rumor Mill for the tip, and the fine folks at Taga for the swift explanation.  Good luck to all!


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The innovative Taga convertible bicycle/stroller just got even more exciting – they’ve added a new second seat/cargo option, covered wagon-style.

Children sit facing each other, as in the fantastic wood-paneled station wagons of yesteryear.  This seems to be Taga’s further answer to the popular Bakfiet, which carries multiple children (and other cargo) in a deep wooden bucket at the front wheel (but does not convert to a stroller).  The double wooden seat carries up to 82 combined pounds in bike mode – 52 in the “rear” seat and 30 up front facing the parent.  Also comes with a convertible sun & rain canopy with integrated pocket for personal items.

For those catching up, Taga is a lightweight vehicle that combines a stroller and a carrier bike and can easily be converted between the modes.  See our original Taga post here, and visit the web site or Taga Facebook page for more details.

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Update 8/8/2011:  Rumor has it, Taga has suspended operations and is awaiting new investment/buyout…read more here.

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Photo Credit: Taga Facebook Fan Page



  • JHeff: I have read a good number of comments about most users of the boba not really ever using the foot rests. Looking at the videos I've seen, the back on
  • Mama GaGa: Oh, boo! Thanks for the manufacturing update - I will make note in the post. Cheers - MG
  • Cathy: I know this is a couple years old but I ran across this post and was so excited when you said the Boba was made in America - a big selling point for m

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