Big Dummy is a long-tail cargo bike, which means that not only can you haul a serious amount of cargo, different accessories can be added to your Big Dummy frame and deck depending on what you want to carry. Being a dedicated single-piece frame, instead of an add-on to an existing bike, it's stiffer and resistant to torsional flex, which provides a better ride and longer lasting frame than long-tail add-ons. Like all Surly's frames, it's made of their size specific, 4130 CroMoly steel – a tube set engineered for cargo that sports lots of little touches that you've come to love in a Surly, like clearance for big tires and the use of common component sizes. Figure on being able to carry about 200 pounds (90kg) of cargo. The load weight, and how it's loaded, will affect the handling somewhat. Also, plan on using gears, especially as cargo weight increases. This may seem obvious, but as you get comfy with it, you will use your full range of gears as never before. The parts kit is good quality, and suitable to loaded as well as unloaded riding. It's got a 3x10 drivetrain, Avid BB7 disc brakes, quality Shimano Deore hubs, and 26x2.3" Kenda Kiniption tires. They've outfitted it with Surly-designed bags, deck, rails and Dummy Rail Collars; everything you need for the majority of stuff you might carry, like groceries, shovels, bags of charcoal or mulch, guitars, lamps, mannequins, whatever. Bags, deck, rails, and rail collars are all designed to improve on previous offerings and work together to make sure your stuff is transported with safety and stability. It's an unbending interface, which when you're carrying lots of cargo, is a good thing to have. Get creative, and get hauling. If you intend to carry a passenger on your Big Dummy, Surly requires use of their Dummy Rail Collars. These provide a secondary retention system for the rack, as well as stiffen the rack system. These are included with current Big Dummy bikes and frames, as well as available for older Big Dummy bikes and frames (compatible with all generations of Big Dummy bikes/frames). In addition, a stoker handlebar set up, found on tandem bicycles, is recommended as well. Make sure to check with seat post manufacturer for stoker handlebar compatibility. If you are planning to carry a child on your Big Dummy, Surly recommends the use of a child seat. They've tested the Maxxi Yepp seat. Yepp makes an adaptor that allows their seat to mount onto Surly's deck. It works well with the Big Dummy. At this time other child seats are not recommended and will void your warranty. Surly is testing other options. For the most up to date compatibility/options, check http://www.surlybikes.com/safety Note: keep in mind Big Dummy weight limits when carrying a passenger.
The Big Fat Dummy is a long tail cargo bike that took a few too many doses of growth hormones. At first glance, you might say that Surly just put bigger tires on a Big Dummy. But if you said that, you'd actually be very wrong so just… don't. Think of Big Fat Dummy as more of a second or third cousin to Big Dummy rather than a brother. They share some of the same DNA and look sort of similar, but they're two very different bikes and really only interact when they both reach for the potato salad spoon at that family reunion that no one really wants to be at anyway. Now that that's out of the way, let's get down to the nitty gritty of what makes this hulking beast of a bike tick. Surly's goal with designing a cargo bike around fat tires was to create the most stable, stiff, and traction-laden ride possible while hauling a ton of stuff. Big Fat Dummy has a longer toptube and slacker headtube than its more svelt cousin giving it a nice, predictable, and stable ride. They also used thinner, lighter tubing to construct its cargo area so while it's an overall burlier bike, there's not much difference in weight. Big Fat Dummy accepts either 10mm or 12mm axles in the rear with a spacing of 190/197mm. That big ol' spacing equates to one thing: tire clearance for days. Big Fat Dummy maxes out at a massive 26 x 5.25" tire.* While that large of a tire provides the most traction and stability a bike can possibly offer, it's also a lot of rubber to push and might not be for everybody. Luckily, Big Fat Dummy is also a blast to ride with 3" tires too. It uses the same 100mm suspension-corrected fork as the Wednesday, meaning if you want to add a little squishy squishy to your ride, you can throw a Bluto on and let ‘er rip. If you intend to carry a passenger on your Big Fat Dummy, Surly requires use of their Dummy Rail Collars. These provide a secondary retention system for the rack, as well as stiffen the rack system. In addition, a stoker handlebar set up, found on tandem bicycles, is recommended as well. Make sure to check with seat post manufacturer for stoker handlebar compatibility. All Big Fat Dummy framesets and bikes ship with a Dummy deck, rails, bags, and the aforementioned Dummy Rail Collars so you can immediately start hauling cargo — human or otherwise. Big Fat Dummy is ready and willing to carry all sorts of crap — literally. It's already in use on an organic farm in Ecuador so it's likely that it's hauled some form of manure by now. *Using a 26 x 5.25" tire will cause some drivetrain limitations.
The Ultimate Electric Cargo Bike The award-winning Spicy Curry electric cargo bike now with state-of-the-art Bosch eBike performance system capable of serious climbing and unparalleled range. Parents love the extra low rear rack for added stability over their wiggly load. Customize your cargo bike with our Awesome Add-Ons! The Spicy Curry is outfitted with the powerful and whip smart Bosch Performance Line CX Motor and the long lasting PowerPack 400 battery. This system offers speed and stamina with smooth transitions. It’s lightweight and quiet so you get that natural bike riding feel, even with a little help.
The Shorty is the perfect bike for the urban multitasker, with places to go, things to do and stuff to bring. With the lockable hood, it is ideal for both personal and professional use. Therefore it is no wonder the Shorty has received critical acclaim by the cycling industry. It proudly carries the title Best Urban Bike.
Green last mile machine By combining the load capacity of your van with the agility of an e-bike, we're creating the ultimate green machine for your last and first miles. Whether you deliver parcels, perishables or furniture, there's a Cargo that will take you smoothly from A to B and beyond. Because it is a bike the Cargo reaches deep into the capillaries of the city's infrastructure with ease. With different box setups the Cargo enables you to deliver loads from 250 to 700 liters to your client's front door, wherever that may be.
Pack up your munchkins, a picnic, a couple lawn chairs, and a full sized umbrella for your next beach day: the Boda Boda V3 can carry all of it and then some. This frame's middle name is "solid," thanks to sturdy engineering principles, and a longer, lower rear rack for more stability. Add in trusty SRAM X3 drivetrain components and the powerful braking of Tektro's Aries mechanical disc brakes, and you've got the Swiss Army knife of bikes in your stable. The Boda Boda V3 is a compact cargo bike that's capable of hauling big loads, but still fitting into your busy lifestyle. Choose from a step-thru or step-over frame to suit your height and preference.
The Sweet Spot in our Cargo Bike Lineup The pedal powered sister to Spicy Curry and the sweet spot in our Cargo Bike lineup. The Sweet Curry boasts a light aluminum frame, extra low rear rack and nimble steering for a smooth, easy ride when loaded to the max. Customize for your cargo load with our Awesome Add-Ons for Spicy and Sweet Curry. “The New Yuba Sweet Curry is a Pedal Powered Cargo Dream” – Bicycling Features Fits 1-3 passengers Hauls up to 300 lbs (130 kg) PLUS the rider Aluminum frame and oversize tubing 20-inch rear wheel for increased stability Weighs in at just 41.5 lbs.
You don't need to be Dutch to ride this bike! Forget what you think you know about front loading Cargo Bikes or bakfiets; this Front Loader is like no other. Specifically designed for active parents and small business owners on the go with a low step through frame design, adjustable cockpit and ultra smooth steering. It’s easy to ride from the first turn of the pedal and sturdy enough to stand up to your busy lifestyle. Keeping with our cargo roots, we also included a Yepp compatible rear cargo rack for all the extras. Now you can literally bring everything AND the kitchen sink. “50 Ways to Have a Superior Summer” – Wall Street Journal “Let’s all ditch our cars and start riding cargo bikes” -Wired Magazine Steers Like Butter We think that sums it up perfectly. We replaced that clunky steering arm you see on other front loading Cargo Bikes with more practical, rider friendly cable steering design. The dual cable steering, extra low front cargo rack and 90 degree steering radius adds up to a powerful cargo hauling machine that steers like butter and turns heads everywhere.
Imagine a world without cars: the peaceful quiet, the sweet smell of the grass as you pedal by. Yuba's Mundo V5 wants to let you know that this dream can be real. Combine all the freedom of a bicycle with the carrying utility of your car and you'll get an idea of what the Mundo is all about. The smooth-riding chromoly frame and fork provide a plush ride, while maintaining the sturdiness and strength you'll need to haul 440 lbs of kids, groceries, paddle boards, canoes, coolers, and yourself. The ability to haul your life with you on the Mundo makes stopping power of the utmost importance, and Shimano's hydraulic brakes are up to the challenge. A Shimano triple drivetrain provides the gearing you'll need to get yourself and a lifetime's supply of macaroni and cheese up any hills you may encounter, while WTB rims are durable enough to handle all of your day-to-day trekking. Yuba knows that the details make the bike, and so they've thrown in a Stand Alone double kickstand, LED lights, fenders and wheelskirts, and a steering stabilizer.
Haul yourself, kids, groceries, pets, and even other bikes anywhere you need to go with Yuba's Mundo 7 Speed. Yuba's steel frame and fork ensure smooth street sailing, even with heavy loads behind you. It's got a dependable SRAM X4 drivetrain, ProMax rim brakes, and tough aluminum rims to handle all of your daily rides. Make it your family’s second car, your company’s delivery van, your school bus, or your errand-runner. Ditch the car all together? No matter its role in your life, the Mundo will transform the way you move.
Supreme agility Confidently zig-zag your way through traffic. The light frame, electric pedal assistance and stepless gear shifting guarantee a very pleasant riding experience. It is cycling the way you are used to, with agility and comfortable stability.
The Yuba Macho is functional, it’s solid, and it’s mission-ready. It’s the bike that rolls on the scene and doesn’t need to make a statement; its stealthy attitude and muscles speak for themselves. Whether you’re hauling children or running a small business from your bike, the Boda Boda All Terrain is up to the task. A sturdy aluminum frame, powerful Tektro hydraulic disc brakes, and burly all-terrain WTB tires are equipped to go anywhere you want. SRAM's X5 drivetrain is able to make quick work of hills, and the Boda Boda's 220-lb cargo capacity is enough to haul just about anything, from kids to a week's worth of groceries. The only limiter is your imagination!
The Ultimate Urban People Mover This electric cargo bike has both brains and brawn. The intelligent and powerful pedal assist system masterfully offers just the right amount of assist for a natural feel under your feet. You’ll actually enjoy running all those pesky errands and seeking out those hills you used to avoid. Go ahead and load it up. The Electric Boda Boda is designed to haul anything life throws at you while keeping that light, nimble steering for a super smooth ride, every time. Confidently carry a gaggle of giggly girls or a light load of lumber without breaking a sweat. “This nimble, compact electric cargo bike is your complete car replacement” – Wired Magazine “This Kid-Hauling Cycle Changed My Mind About Electric Bikes” – Fatherly
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