Last year, before I worked at Xtracycle, I backed the KickStarter campaign for the Cargo Node -- a collaboration between Tern, who makes innovative folding bikes, and Xtracycle, inventor of the modern “longtail” cargo bike. I chose a black Cargo Node with the adult passenger kit and have been riding my bike now for a few months.
While there is no such thing as the perfect bike, I’ve become a huge fan of this one because it meets my particular needs better than any other bike out there. If your needs sound similar to mine, then take a closer look at the Cargo Node. It’s really the Chameleon of bikes - infinitely adaptable to a wide array of needs and environments. Keep an eye on our blog this month to get an idea of what this bike can do.
Did you hear the news? We’re hiring!Xtracycle is currently on the lookout for positive, passionate and talented teammates to round out our staff. We’d love your help finding a few fantastic folks to fill the following positions:Online Marketing and Sales ManagerProduct ManagerHead over to Xtracycle.com/careers to get the specifics. Xtracycle has always focused on developing [...]
Big news from Xtracycle headquartersAnd we couldn’t be more excited. We’d like to present to you: the EdgeRunner 10E in Zone Blue!We just got one in at the office, and it looks friggin’ great. Red anodized components, black VP-538 Platform Pedals with sealed bearings and a chromoly axle, and Shimano SLX disc rotors finish off a [...]
CARS, VANS, TRUCKSThe EdgeRunner, with Hooptie, U-Tubes and front wheel removed will fit in the back of most vans with the third row folded down or removed. It will also fit sideways in most station wagons if the rear seat is down. If those two aren't options, a tandem length roof rack is the next [...]
The weight capacity of the EdgeRunner is 400 pounds, rider plus cargo. For example, if you weigh 200 pounds you can carry 200 pounds of cargo for a combined weight of 400 pounds. We also specify weight limits for different parts of the bike - on top of the deck you can carry a maximum [...]