More and more appreciated by city dwellers, cargo bikes is now a perfect alternative to the car for everyday trips. Able to carry tens of kilos of load, cargo bikes make you forget about traffic jams forever !
But if it's no secret that pedaling is the fastest way to get around town, how can cargo bikes offer the same comfort as your good old car ?
The secret: accessories. They are multiple, of all shapes and for all uses.
Whether it is to carry your groceries, your children, your pet or your equipment, we tell you everything about them! 10 minutes to choose your cargo bike ".
Carrying your groceries or your pet
The basis of bicycle commuting is to be able to easily carry your groceries or your four-legged friend. Good news: cargo bikes manufacturers have already thought of you! You even have a lot of choices depending on the cargo bike model you will choose.
In the case of the " long tail", you can opt for saddlebags hanged at the back of your bike.
Bags for transporting groceries hanging from a Tern GSD
Even better, the frame can be equipped with a basket with a generous capacity. Some long tails even are designed for this purpose, offering fixing points to hang a custom basket!
Front basket on a Bicicapace Justlong
If you prefer a carrier or a tricycle, the problem is solved even faster: your cargo bike will be already equipped with a transport box with a capacity of several tens of liters. Shopping has become a real pleasure !
Wooden box installed on a JoKer Mini
In the case of the tricycle, the (particularly voluminous) box offers a very consequent capacity. Your companion will not run out of space!
Transporting a dog in a Babboe Dog carrier
Waterproof transport case on Twelve Cycles G4 Carrier
Transporting your children, warm and safe
The cargo bike is also designed for transporting children and adults. Everything has been thought for their comfort and their safety !
The baby seat
For children under 3 years old, one or more baby seat(s) can be installed at the rear of your extended bike.
Oklo Famileo rear baby seat
Foot rests, soft seats and protective hoops
The long tail is designed mainly for family use and is therefore suitable for the transport of children up to an advanced age. By equipping your extended bike with foot rests, soft seat and even with protective bars, you can transport your children anywhere and safely!
Foot rests, soft seat and protective hoops on a Yuba Spicy Curry
Integrated child seats in the cargo box
Are you thinking of a front-load cargo bike? Good news, these solutions are also designed to transport your children! By integrating seats directly in the body and adding safety seatbelts, your children will enjoy a very comfortable trip.
Transporting children in a Babboe Curve
Child seats in a Packster 60 from Riese & Müller
You read that right, even rain will not prevent you from riding your bike anymore. Thanks to a rain cover designed to protect your children from bad weather, they will travel dry in all seasons, both on a two and three-wheeled bike !
Canopy on an Urban Arrow Family
Finally, if the long tail is your favorite, you don't need to worry about it: your extended bike can also be equipped with a canopy, with a look just as singular as your bike.
Canopy equipped on a Tern GSD
As you can see, cargo bikes manufacturers are getting more and more ingenious to allow you to do everything by bike. If there were already a lot of accessories available to allow you to ride a bike at any time of the year, and if the electric bike has further widened the range of possibilities by extending the average daily distance traveled in cities, cargo bikes now are part of the cities backgrounds, and offer you on a silver platter all the reasons to stop bothering yourself with a car.
So, what are you waiting for get your own cargo bike?