Shipping Xtracycle Bikes and Accessories Internationally

International shipping Shipping Xtracycle accessories: We are able to ship accessory orders internationally (outside of the US and Canada) through MyUS.com. Here is how it…

Shopping for a bike rack for a vehicle

UPDATE (April 2021): Due to supply chain issues, the Hollywood Racks are currently unavailable from most suppliers. For alternatives, please scroll down to “What to…

Buying touch-up paint

Scratches, dings and dents are a natural product of using and loving your Xtracycle. For those looking to patch up these paint chips, getting your…

All about tires and tubes

Over the life of your Xtracycle, your tires and wheels will require some upkeep and maintenance. In this article, we cover some information that might…

Geometry charts, demystified

Geometry charts are full of helpful info when it comes to figuring out if a bike will be a good fit for you. This article…

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…