Tag: cargobike

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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In Cargo Delivery, the Three-Wheelers That Could

By CLAIRE MARTIN Published: July 6, 2013 IT’S well-known that Portland really likes its bicycles. But its embrace of bike culture goes beyond its catering to commuters, leisure riders and athletes. So bike-centric is Portland that its residents can have

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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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Symposium on Future of Bicycles in Cities

Urban planning experts at the University of Washington have invited experts from around the world for a symposium to talk about better integrating bicycles into our city streets. Experts will see a special presentation on cargo bikes and a simulation

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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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