I went to the Hackney Cycling Showcase last Saturday, partly to catch Brian Deegan’s talk about the ‘light segregation’ scheme that he designed for Royal College Street (more about which in a separate post soon), but also to meet with Roman of London Green Cycles.
He was there to exhibit some of the many freight cycles and cargo bikes that London Green Cycles offer. Here are some of them. In front, the Bakfiets, which is probably the best known cargo bike in London. Behind, the Omnium Mini, the bike with the big orange box is Bicicapace, with is a utility with capital ‘U’ and the last two wheeler is the Omnium Cargo, which is more or less a straight copy of the Bilenky Trashpicker.
I rode all of them, and they are all great bikes, fun to ride, and well-designed. Surprisingly, my favourite was Bicicapace. I must be getting old.