Cargo bikes

Cargo bikes for carrying children

Cargo bikes are becoming an increasingly popular way to carry children for short journeys around town.

Not only are journeys often cheaper and quicker by cargo bike, they're also a lot more fun!

You're in the right place if you want to find out more about how much a family cargo bike costs, what the different options are and what to look out for when buying a cargo bike for the school run.

Here at Cycle Sprog we've been obsessing over how to cycle best with children since 2012 so we've got all sorts of advice to help you choose the best cargo bike for your family and get out riding!

 

Choosing a family cargo bike

When you're starting to look for a cargo bike to carry your kids there's going to be LOTS of questions you need answering.

In these articles we take you through the decision making process from having the idea that you might want a  family cargo bike through to the decision as to which type is going to be best suited for your family.

A lot will depend on where and how you'll be using and storing the cargo bike, how many children you have, and what your budget is.

Buying a family cargo bike

Once you've narrowed down the type of cargo bike you're going to use to carry your children around, the next stage is choosing the exact make and model.

In the following articles we answer some of the key questions about the costs and practicalities of buying a family cargo bike, as well as provide recommendations on the best brands.

Family cargo bike reviews

There's nothing better than reading a review by someone who has actually used the cargo bike you're thinking of buying.

Using a cargo bike to carry your kids

Once you've chosen and bought the perfect cargo bike for your family, you're going to be desperate to get out and use it!

Here's some introductory advice plus some great inspirational stories about the art of the possible.

New Mycle cargo bike - yellow

Mycle launch new and improved version of their cargo bike

Mycle have launched an upgraded version of their cargo bike. Read about all of the new features of ‘The Cargo’ here.

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E-bike motor and battery options

We take a closer look at the different e-bike motor types and positions, as well as batteries and how to safely charge the battery of your e-bike.

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Cube launches new three-wheeled cargo trike

Cube launches new three-wheeled cargo bike with unique tilting mechanism.

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Family cargo bikes launched at the 2023 Cycle Show

The growth in family cargo bikes continues, with so many new brands and models being showcased at the 2023 Cycle Show. Here’s the Cycle Sprog low down!

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Cargo bike festival in London

Busting myths at the London Cargo Bike Festival

Cycle Sprog’s Saskia and Karen’s round up of the Cargo bike festival – finding out more about the latest cargo bike offerings that are getting more and more families out of their cars and onto two or three wheels.

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Cargo bike image - child and mother with dog in cargo bike - Adobe Stock Licensed Image

Has Adrian Chiles lost his calculator?

Adrian Chiles thinks £3,999 is expensive for a new cargo bike. Has he seen the cost of a car?

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