Many people think of the bicycle as rather limited in transport capacity. But unnoticed by most of the population of Europe and many other regions worldwide, a very interesting new category of bike has been evolving.
XXL load carrying
The Vrachfiets from the company of the same name, from Rotterdam in the Netherlands, is lent out by IKEA stores in Holland to customers so they can transport their new furniture home.
>> Kindergarten pedelec
>> Fleet bikes
>> Hire Pedelecs
Copy: Hannes Neupert, prepared within the EU GoPedelec! project: GoPedelec! Handbook (German version)
>> Go Pedelec! Handbook in Czech, Dutch, English, Hungarian, and Italian
Translation: Peter Eland (www.electricbikemag.co.uk)
Online release: Angela Budde
6 December 2012