How-To: Build a cargo bike

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How-To: Build a cargo bike
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After a trip to Copenhagen, Instructable user carkat saw that a lot of people used cargo bikes (with a cargo area in the front) to transport their kids around. He couldn’t afford to buy such a bike, so he cannibalized a couple of junkers, some square steel tubing, and some some sort of what looks like laminated wood (he doesn’t say), and built a nice three-wheel cargo bike. [Thanks, Shawn!]

How to build a cargo bike

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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