Cargo bikes can replace far heavier vehicles for a substantial share of urban deliveries. But should you buy a cargo bike for personal use? Probably not.
Cargonomia officially was launched in 2015. It came out of the idea: how can we connect the farm, bike messengers and a bike workshop?
Across Europe, as cities get to grips with road congestion, air pollution and meeting climate targets, the manual and electric cargo bike is rapidly delivering.
The film closes with an image that will tug at the heart-strings of all parents, but particularly those in bicycling families: her twins, who first explored their world from the open-air box of a cargo bike, now pedal away on their own bikes, under their own power, down their own road.
With Americans driving less and more cities encouraging people to bike, the humble cargo bike has quietly gained traction in the U.S.
N55’s cargo cycles are open source concepts which you can modify yourself.
In China, ‘battery-bikes’ are outselling cars by four-to-one. Pedelec sales are soaring in Europe, too. Is this the start of system-wide phase-shift in transportation?
So much potential, so many good ideas!
Picture a sofa perched on a bicycle for its move across town! That’s how Portlanders Joel and Barb Grover transport items too big or awkward for a car.