Use of cargobikes by Spanish Post expands

VeloStrom reports that Correos, the Spanish postal service, are expanding their testing of cargobikes from the original city of Sevilla to other Andalusian towns, Malaga Granada and Cordoba. With the new pilots, the cargobox has been increased from 300l to 550l. The tricycles have also been redesigned to improve ergonomics and stability, with 20″ rear…

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…

Financial Times covers rise of Cargobikes in London

The Financial Times (behind paywall) reports that the pre-Christmas season has been a busy one for London cargobike couriers: When messengers from Creative Couriers in north London were delivering seasonal gifts in the run-up to Christmas, the vehicle involved was often as eye-catching as the present. Instead of conventional vans or traditional messengers, many of the deliveries…

Two bags for the Bullitt

For heavy duty couriering, you can’t beat the 400 litres bag by Cargo Bike Bags. For smaller loads, Fahrer in Berlin has developed this well designed bag, ideal for shopping and touring: