Wiping down after riding in the rain

No need to let the literal rain ruin your figurative parade! Knowing how to dry off your ride after a soupy commute can help keep…

Long Tail vs. Front Loader: Top 10 questions to ask before buying

Looking for our in-depth Side-By-Side Buyer’s Guide: Front Loaders & Long Tails? Check out that article here:  Side-By-Side Buyer’s Guide: Front Loaders & Long Tails…

What it’s like to ride an electric-assist bike, and how I became a convert

I was never keen on having an electric-assist bike. I guess I though it would defeat the purpose, right? Maybe I had just gotten older…

Upping your carrying capacity with a storage tote

One thing we love about long tail cargo bikes is how darn versatile they are! You can be riding your kiddos to school one minute and…

Xtracycle Bosch Q&A with Bosch and Ross Evans

Everything you need to know about choosing the right Bosch electric-drive system (motor, batteries, charger, display) when investing in an electric cargo bike for you…

How to carry your dog on a cargo bike

Dog parents who love to bike can truly relate to this conundrum: you want to head out on a velo adventure but you hate leaving…

Bringing home the holiday tree by bike

By: Ashley Hopkins Back in my “pre-cargo bike, bike-and-trailer days,” I dreamed of earning my  Hauled the Tree Home by Bike patch one day. A few…

How to see and be seen

By: Ashley Hopkins With daylight savings right around the corner, there’s no time better than now to light up your bike to get increase your…

What Xtracycle size is right for you?

All of Xtracycle’s current bike frames – the Swoop, Classic, Stoker, RFA Sport and RFA Utility – are constructed in one size only*, but we’ve…

Removing / Inserting your Bosch battery

Removing and inserting a Bosch e-bike battery can seem a little tricky at first but with a few test runs, you are sure to get…

How to use the Walk assist function on your Purion display

On the Purion display, the Walk assist button can be found on the bottom of the control, show here with the #2.  TURNING ON THE…

Shipping to Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico

We are able to ship unassembled mechanical bikes to Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The shipping cost for a bike order is $400.  Unfortunately, we…