Tag Archives: cargobike

CUBE, BMW present new concept cargo bike at IAA Mobility

CUBE has presented a new bike concept together with BMW at IAA Mobility: the Concept Dynamic Cargo. The basis of the bike is the front main frame that tilts when cornering. A tilting mechanism ensures that bike and load remain safe and stable in every curve, said CUBE, while the …

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BikeBiz June edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz June is now available online. This month, Riese & Muller UK’s Michael Gregg analyses the cargo bike scene in the UK, we sit down with capgo cable systems CEO Chris Treugut, and we catch up BikeBiz Awards 2020 retail winners Rutland Cycling and Berkshire Cycles. …

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Islabikes launches cargo bike delivery trial in Ludlow

Islabikes and Ludlow 21 Sustainable Transport Group have launched a cargo bike delivery trial to lower Ludlow’s carbon footprint. The initial eighth month trial period is free to local businesses wanting to deliver small goods around town. Matt Baynham, head of sustainability at Islabikes, said: “With more home deliveries than …

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Shimano moves further into e-bike market with new drive units

Shimano is moving further into the e-bike market with the introduction of two new drive unit models designed with features to power heavy cargo bikes.­ The two models, Shimano’s EP8 and E6100 drive units, will now come in specific cargo variations known as DU-EP800-CRG and DU-E6100-CRG. Using Shimano’s principles of …

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Max Bikes Cycle Couriers launches in Shrewsbury

Max Bikes Cycle Couriers has launched in Shrewsbury. “We offer bicycle, e-bike and cargo bike deliveries in the town, mostly working with the independent stores, delivering local produce in a sustainable way,” said a statement. “We are running deliveries for an artisan baker, a florist, gift shops, a book shop …

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Blubrake develops ABS for e-cargo bikes

Blubrake has developed the ‘first and only’ anti-lock braking system (ABS) specifically designed for e-cargo bikes, set to reach the market in the coming months. “The braking stage is of particular importance for these vehicles,” said Fabio Todeschini, founder and general manager of Blubrake. “E-cargo bikes are heavier and faster …

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Trial shows potential of cargo bikes to reduce pollution

A trial has shown the potential of cargo bike in improving the cityscape, with pollution being reduced by over 300kgs of CO2. Last-mile logistics firm Stuart conducted a five-week trial using electric cargo bikes supplied by Pure Electric, with each bike making an average of 100 deliveries a week and …

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Eurobike Special Edition to have separate exhibition space for cargo bikes

The Eurobike Special Edition, taking place from 24th-26th November 2020, is set to have a separate exhibition space for cargo bikes in Zeppelin Cat Hall A1. According to a survey by the European project CityChangerCargoBike, in 2019 the growth rate in Europe among 38 cargo bike producers was around 60%. …

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