Tag Archives: cargo bikes

A big effort is underway to save G&O Family Cyclery after the Greenwood explosion

NOTE: G&O Family Cyclery is not only a Seattle Bike Blog advertiser, but co-owner Davey Oil is a close friend. He even officiated my wedding (and was amazing). I note this for disclosure, but also to emphasize that this shop … Continue reading

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Sound Transit says ‘No’ to cargo bikes on light rail, families push back

Nap time happens when nap time happens. For families who get around town on larger kid-hauling bikes, transit can be a lifeline. Get trapped across town when the clouds open up? Nap time arrives with miles left to bike? Kids … Continue reading

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20/20 Cycle owner plans Central District electric cargo bike shop: Electric Lady

Alex Kostelnik built 20/20 Cycle out of little more than a couple maxed out credit cards and a serous desire to create a bike shop in the Central District focused on getting any old bike rolling again. Perhaps more than … Continue reading

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AP: Cargo bikes are the new minivans, and Seattle is leading the way

Cargo bikes are the new minivans, and Seattle families are leading the shift. The Associated Press’ Phuong Le has a great story and video today featuring several people and families in Seattle using cargo bikes for all kinds of purposes. … Continue reading

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FamilyRide: Gotta haul something that won’t fit in your car? Call your friend with a family bike!

While my misery is loving the company my least favorite intersection post generated last week, I’m in the mood for something lighter this week. The kids and I hauled a big (empty) box from Green Lake to Lower Queen Anne … Continue reading

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Different Office: In the shop with Georgetown’s utility bike master Haulin’ Colin

Haulin’ Colin Fabrication and Machine Shop creates and modifies bikes that expand the power and abilities of bicycles in Seattle. From the iconic heavy-duty trailers to an inventive (industry-shaking?) no-weld cycle truck conversion kit and beyond, Haulin’ Colin’s shop is … Continue reading

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Anyone in Wallingford got a garage to help cargo/e-bike entrepreneur?

Wallyhood posted this email from a young person in Wallingford on the verge of starting a cargo bike and e-bike business. He’s got the tools and know-how to do Xtracycle conversions and install CleanRepublic (see my profile of them here) … Continue reading

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Seattle gets a sperm bike

In a completely awesome marketing gimmick, European Sperm Bank USA has released a sperm bike into the streets of Seattle. The bike is how the company will transport samples from their trail-side Seattle Sperm Bank building — located where the … Continue reading

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Cargo Bike Ride in memory of Val Kleitz (VIDEO)

The Labor Day Cargo Bike Ride in memory of Val Kleitz was an incredible showing of bicycle engineering, creativity, utility and fun. People from many different bicycle scenes riding bikes designed for many different purposes all came out to honor … Continue reading

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Seattle cargo bike legend Val Kleitz passes away

Video by Daniel Kopald, via Tubulocity. When news that Val Kleitz passed away hit the city yesterday, reactions immediately began pouring in from all over Seattle. It seems just about everyone has a Val story. He rode his custom cargo … Continue reading

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Looking for a way to dodge today’s shopping mayhem?

Get on your bike and head down to Pike Place Market for the Buy Nothing Day Pic-Nic Bike Ride! Ride leaves at 1, but people are meeting at noon: Fork the mall and shopping! It’s Buy Nothing Day! Come ride … Continue reading

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