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    Cool electric utility bike


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    the goings on in the groin area is distracting

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    Yes because 100 lbs of cargo should DEFINITELY be traveling 20 mph...

    And $4,800? I could buy a $2,000 beater CAR and insure it for YEARS before I'd reach the $4800 price tag....

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    I've had 300 lbs of cargo going 20 mph... Without an "electrical-assist engine".

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    My first thought is "Only 100-lbs?"

    Electric assist is very nice especially for cargo bikes when climbing a hill, but only a 100-lb is a little on the light side for a cargo bike.

    Price tag is a little steep to say the least, One can just buy a Yuba and put an electric assist kit on it and come out with a smaller price tag and have up to four times the cargo capacity.

    As to just getting a car, yah, I can see that in some ways (I am myself car-light not car-free) but some of us do understand the significant savings in both monetary fuel costs and reductions in pollution realized by an electric assist cargo bike compared to a car not to mention we might just like to still get our exercise and like to ride a bike. There are still certainly some loads a cargo bike can't handle, your not going to be hauling a load of those giant round hay bails on a cargo bicycle, you need a good 2+ ton farm truck for those.

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