Cargo Bikes Are the New SUVs | ABC News

Even the mainstream media is getting in on this.

"Need to move a mattress, a refrigerator, or a week's worth of groceries? Just throw them in the basket of your bike -- provided, of course, you've got a newfangled cargo bike, the 'SUV' of cycling.

In Europe, cargo bikes are a common sight, having been around for 80 years or more. In the U.S., they're comparatively new and few. 'A niche of a niche,' cargo bike builder Lane Kagay calls them. Kagay hand-builds about nine of his CETMA-brand cargo bikes a week from a workshop in Venice, Calif."

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