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Cargo bikes Brisbane are the next BIG craze for parenting! Have you considered one for your family?

Cargo Bikes Brisbane!

Cargo bikes are a fantastic way for your family to get healthy, get active and get organised! But where do you go to get them?!

Cargo bikes are a relatively new trend in our fair city so keep that in mind when trying to source them. Here’s a checklist of things to try:

Do you have any local craftsmen making cargo bikes?

Your first port of call should be to check what’s available locally. Ask at your local bike shop to see if they have any connections to artisans in the industry.

Check out this article to see the many benefits of this mode of transportation many benefits of this mode of transportation as well as things you should be aware of. Make sure you’re approaching any local traders with the safety of your family central to any decision making.

Connect with the cargo bikes Facebook community!

There’s a Facebook group specifically designed for Cargo Bikes Brisbane enthusiasts. Get involved in the conversation – perhaps you could ‘try before you buy’ or even purchase a second-hand bike from a fellow group member!

Cargo bikes Brisbane specialists…

Here are our tips for making the most of Brisbane businesses in this growing field:

  • Dutch Cargo Bike – a premium choice for Australian families interested in cargo bikes. Made to order.
  • Cargocycles – This is a Melbourne company so consider shipping costs into your decision.
  • Electric Bikes Brisbane have a lot of options that use electricity – particularly useful if you’re transporting heavy loads or if you live in a really hilly area!
  • Earth Cycles Brisbane create innovative cargo bike options for safely travelling Brisbane families! Check out their range and see if you can find something to suit your needs.

Share the cargo bike love!

The more people who become involved in this parenting trend (which has been in other countries for a LONG time!) the more great businesses and options we’ll see. Spread cargo bike fever in your social circles and see who catches it!

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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