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A Global Platform for P2P Cargo Bike-Sharing

Want to share your cargo bike? Or borrow one? Velogistics has the plan figured out with a straight-forward mapping system. People who want to rent or share their cargo bikes post photos and short descriptions of their bikes on the Velogistics

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Philly Parents Pedal with Kids

  Every other month, a group called Kidical Mass Philly takes to the streets for a short, family-friendly bike ride. The group’s name is a play on “Critical Mass,” a controversial and now largely defunct mass bike ride that took

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Cargo Bikes: The New Station Wagon

The Wall Street Journal, of all papers, has done a piece on cargo bikes.  Hopefully this is a sign that these types of bikes are gaining acceptance! excerpt: According to an estimate by Copenhagenize Design Co., an urban planning consultancy

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Interview with Hans Bullitt Fogh about cargo bikes

This is a short interview with Hans Bullitt Fogh of the Danish cargo bike builder Larry vs. Harry. The Bullitt is a high-end version of the long-john style of cargo bikes.  With aluminum frames, high end components and beautiful styling,

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Bakfiets!

Bakfiets is Dutch.  Bak = Container.  Fiets = Bicycle.  So the Dutch, being a very practicle people, call these type of bikes “Containerbikes.” (a more fun translation might be “boxbike” but box in Dutch is “doos”) I’ve been wanting one

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