Freight bicycles, also commonly known as cargo bikes, are human-powered vehicles that are designed to carry objects easily. These bikes and trikes have a built-in cargo area that comes in different styles to meet the needs of riders. Cargo areas are either placed low, behind the front wheel, or between parallel wheels in the rear. Frames are custom constructed to handle the larger loads. Traditional frames would begin to deform under excessive weight.
Although these vehicles have been around since the early 20th century, they have grown in popularity in recent years. Many companies are embracing the benefits of these bikes, and so they are beginning to ditch their trucks.
Typical uses of cargo bikes include:
Many companies are ditching their cars and trucks for freight bicycles because:
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