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Cargo Bikes Go Mainstream (PICTURES & VIDEOS)

Cargo bikes are of course like the swiss army knife of bicycling. But they are really so much cooler than that. Bicycling, the most efficient (common) mode of transportation on the planet, is a super fun, simple, easy, and carefree transportation option. That (along with the fact that it doesn’t further heat up our planet) […]

September 6th

Electric Delivery Bike/Trike From Matra

Electric bikes have taken off a bit… as I predicted (about 5 years ago) they would. While I think normal bikes must be better for people in 90-99% of cases, I do think electric bikes are pretty cool and have their place. One place electric bikes might make a good fit is as delivery vehicles. […]

December 1st

Cargo Bikes, Familes, Redefining Material Wisdom

Our Love Affair from Car (passé) to Family Cargo Bike (Shifting Transport Identity) Identities portrayed in material items can be psychologically charged, and they are constantly shifting. Cars as the only significant statement portraying one’s identity is a positive way are becoming passé; scooters and bikes are becoming more viewed as images of identity imparting a thoughtful gas-conscious choice, representing a kinder experience, more […]

November 23rd

Food Delivery by Bike for Portland’s Hungry

Cargo Bikes + Food for the Hungry + Portland = B-Shares. I met the guy in this video and we had a long chat about all things bikes when I was in Portland this summer. Looks like his company, B-line, is expanding its services to the hungry now. “The ‘B-shares’ program uses 600-pound capacity(!), electric-assisted cargo […]

December 7th

#1 Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Great Bicycle City Photo Tour

Topping yet another bicycle list, Amsterdam is #1 here because of the great bicycle photos to follow along with the fact that 40% of traffic is bicycle traffic in Amsterdam and the city is full of bicycle facilities, including a 10,000-bicycle parking garage at its train station. Amsterdam may not have as high a percentage […]

December 9th

#3 Portland, Oregon (USA): Great Bicycle City Photo Tour

With bike weddings, bike parades, hundreds of naked bicyclists, bike fashion shows, popular & interesting cargo bikes, and travelling bike pubs, Portland is #3 on this great bicycle city photo tours list. [social_buttons] Portland has great bicycle facilities (colored bike lanes, bike boxes at intersections, great bike signs, off-road bicycle paths, etc.), a large number […]

November 19th