Marleen delivers with 20+ cargobikes

We have written about two catering businesses (one in Vienna and one in London) with large cargobike fleets, essential for an efficient distribution. ICBF reports about another one in Amsterdam, Marleen Kookt, which has grown from a two-people operation in a home kitchen to an operation that includes 50 part-time riders (Bezorgers) on 23 Urban…

Carvelo Camp hosts cargobike specialists

Switzerland’s CarVelo2Go is the most successful cargobike public hire scheme in the world with 140 locations in 21 cities and towns, and growing. It is managed by the Mobility Academy in Bern. Last month they hosted the Carvelo Camp, inviting cargobike experts from various European countries. After hearing success stories from Austria, Germany and the…

Pure & Rita’s fleets

In London and in Vienna the largest cargobike fleets are probably run by food businesses, Pure and Rita respectively. Pure has 18 Christiania cargobikes scattered in six Central London branches, delivering breakfast, lunch and dinner to mostly corporate customers. In Vienna, Rita Bringts has “13 refrigerated Bullitts, plus several trikes”. The ICBF Blog has a nice…

Metrovelo in Grenoble offers cargobike hire

Velogik reports on the enlargement of the public bicycle hire service Métrovélo to include cargobikes, following increased customer demand. The choice of vehicles was the result of a detailed survey and street test by potential users. The first cargo bikes, in  Métrovelo colour, were finally put into service this spring. The Danish brand Nihola (assembled in…