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Stability while loading and unloading children is a major hurdle and no other bike (besides the Dutch bakfiets) handles these tasks with such grace and confidence.

IMG_1344The start of a new Social enterprise started last week with the establishment of Big Galloot Bikes. Our newest venture to get Cargo Bikes of all shapes and sizes out on the streets of Brisvegas.

The bikes are the coolest things on two wheels, and they carry stuff. Lots of stuff.

I estimate that probably 70% of car use for residents who live within 4 Km of the CBD is to go less than 4 km…….. and it would be just to pick up something pretty small. A child, buy the milk, grab a coffee, pick up the bread, drop the dry cleaning off, etc. With a waterproof cover, there is no excuse not to experience the joy of riding in the rain.  We’ve tested this one out over the last year and it gets the tick of approval from our youngest member of the family, Elsie (shown below).  We’re now a familiar sight on the streets of West End and the enthusiasm for our vehicle has encouraged us to invest in a few so that we can customise them for people wanting to ditch their cars and get into cycling for a purpose.

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