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This Magical German Bicycle Converts to a Cargo Bike in Seconds


Cargo bikes are awesome for transporting groceries, sports equipment, luggage or whatever else you’ve got around the city. There’s something elegant about lugging all that weight on your bike instead of on your back. The only downside is, these bikes feel pretty big and bulky to ride around when you don’t have anything to cart. Enter the incredible German innovation called The Convercycle, now available for pre-order on Indiegogo.

This clever contraption changes the conversation about cargo bikes due to some ingenious engineering that allows it to condense to a normal size when not in use. Then, when you do need the space, simply lift the rear wheel and swing it backwards, extending the bike and unveiling a basket perfect for stashing and trucking your stuff. Pre-order on Indiegogo now ($1,344 for standard model; $1,961 for e-bike version) and you’ll be rolling by next spring.

 

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