Whether you're cargo bike or e-bike curious, or already involved, there's lots to know about the bikes we sell. Bicycles are at the same time simple and complex, and cargo bikes and e-bikes are no exception. We've done lots of homework studying cargo bikes and electric assist systems and have selected the products which we believe will serve our customers best. However, if you'd like to add to your knowledge base, we know it can make for enjoyable reading. Here are a few links to suggested reading:
About Splendid Cycles
- Evidently, some bike biz folks seem to think we're pretty cool: 2016 Interbike Best Urban/Lifestyle Bike Shop
- Voted #2 bike shop in Portland poll in Oregonian column Hard Drive
- Learn more about cargo bikes in this Bicycling magazine article.
- What they're saying on Yelp
- What it was like to celebrate our shop's opening on BikePortland.org Wow, our shop has grown since 2010!
- Or, how about this fun video of us unloading a container of Bullitts!
Press about our products
Keep in mind that some of the articles are O.L.D. and that some bike features may have changed since the original publishing date. If you read something that inspires you, or concerns you, ask us about it and whether that feature/issue still exists.
- A little Larry vs Harry History
- Bike Shop Girl writes and produced a cool video about her Bullitt Cargo Bike.
- Read the Totcycle blog review of Bullitt Cargo Bikes
- Here's an article from Wired on Bullitt bikes
- A review of Bullitt Cargo bikes by Josh Volk of Slow Hand Farm
- Read what Hum of the City says about BionX or riding with 3 kids in a Bullitt.
- Watch this fun video with Bullitt cargo bikes.
- Watch this video review of the Wallerang E-bike.
- For fun look at a variety of topics such as big bike delivery or building your own box, be inspired by Dozer the Bulldog's Vlog!
Press, blogs, links related to cargo bikes
- Here's a cool documentary "(R)evolutions Per Minute"that's in the works.
- Totcycle - Family Biking
- Raves from Urban Street Window Works on using Bullitts for business.
- Family Ride
- Kidical Mass - scroll down to find the Kidical Mass nearest you
- In BikePortland.org read how cargo bikes help can communities prepare for anything.
- Portland's cargo bike scene is described in this post by BikePortland.org
- Check out our Flickr page to see more photos of what we've got.
- We're on Instagram as splendid_cycles
- We've posted lots of great photos and invite you to join in the conversation on our Facebook page
- Hans Bullitt Fogh on cargo bikes - short video
- Some great footage of the LvH Canopy in action
- View this fun video about a cargo bike tour to Vancouver Island.
- We love how the Disaster Relief Trials demonstrates the usefulness of cargo bikes. Here's a short video of one of the checkpoints during the 2016 event in Portland, Oregon.