Cargo bikes the new two-wheel minivan for cycling families, car-free deliveries

  • Article by: PHUONG LE , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 6, 2013 - 3:00 PM

SEATTLE — One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town once tried to haul a twin mattress home. And some companies are using the bikes to deliver beer kegs or pick up recycling.

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tracerbulletDec. 20, 1311:06 PM

I know this is an AP story from Seattle, but for Star Tribune readers interested in this stuff - check out Surly bikes (not related to the beer), especially the Big Dummy, built locally in the Twin Cities area.

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