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.

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