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Old 01-20-08, 04:06 PM   #1
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I gotta have a cargo bike, show me yours...

I think I've fallen in love with the cargo bike. I test rode a bakfiet at Clever Cycles and have been reading about them ever since. I've looked at the Long Haul by Human Powered Machines, but I need a long box and rain/weather protection like the bakfiet from Clever Cycles.

Soooo, Show me your cargo bike pictures. I like the two wheeled variety, but I'll look at all of them. I really like the ones with the box in front and positioned lower down in the frame.
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Old 01-20-08, 06:49 PM   #2
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This works for me.

I like the fact that having a shorter front end allows for quicker steering vs the front-cargo style bikes....

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Old 01-20-08, 07:48 PM   #3
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That's not bad. Is it home made? If I have to, I'll consider an extracycle, but I want my two little guys in front where I can keep an eye on them. The Longjohns are what I think will work for me. I'll have to sell my motorcycle, but I think the boys are worth it.
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Old 01-20-08, 07:49 PM   #4
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I haven't built the cargo racks for this one yet. It will be like an xtracycle on steroids.....




The two wheeled truck.....


The cargo bed folds up in the middle....
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Great looking bikes !

(one more note about the simplicity of a rear-loading carbo bike is that the steering mechanism is greatly simplified.).
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