K4RGO - copenhagenize-bar-cyclehoop-schliessmechanismus

The Copenhagenize Bar

In Copenhagen, cargobikes are top of thieves’ lists. High price and high demand (and unscrupulous consumers) make for a mouth-watering opportunity. Add to that a lack of practical posts to attach cargobikes to, and you have an environment that has led to a lot of anxiety among cargobike owners, evidenced by the heavy chains that…

K4RGO - Douze Cycles Messenger V2 Compact

Paris chic

Douze has two models, both in two lengths, with a detachable front cargo section. The size of the Compact will appeal to everyone who wants a swift, agile bike with good carrying capacity. Great ride and excellent finish. The picture below is a bit preposterous. Suit and no mudguards, really?

K4RGO - Nijmegen, Bikes and bridge

Meta photographic gallery from the Cargobike Festival at Nijmegen

The International Cargobike Festival at Nijmegen on the week-end of 12-13th April, had three parts: The CycleLogistics Conference, which attracted 250 delegates from 25 countries The Cargobike parade from the centre of Nijmegen to the Vadim art complex The Cargobike Fair and Try-out, with thousands of visitors and catering provided on cargobikes Enjoy hundreds of…

K4RGO - Txita, Feel Free Rentals

Perfect for AirBnB entrepreneurs

There is a growing number of people who are building up a portfolio of central city apartments, to rent them short term using platforms such as AirBnB. We know of at least two companies, one in London and one in San Sebastian, who use cargobikes to transport the linen to and from the apartments. As…

K4RGO - Vrachtfiets Cargo pallets

Two metric cubes cargo from Amsterdam

Workcycles in Amsterdam is planning to introduce a four-wheel, rear loading cargobike able to carry two metric cubes of cargo. From conversations I have had with last mile logistics operators there should be good demand for cargobikes able to transport this size of volume. Henry Cutler explains: [Here] is the Vrachtfiets, a really big, heavy-duty…

K4RGO - Nihola, Michel & Augustin 4

French cookie company sponsors 100 cargobikes

Innovative companies are realising the enormous marketing value of cargobikes. We reported in the past how in Denmark, cargobikes for kindergartens are sponsored by local businesses. Copenhagenize today reports of an innovative scheme by Michel & Augustin in the town of Boulogne-Bilancourt, just South of the Bois de Boulogne in Paris: M&A were looking for…