cargo recumbent

Are recumbents any good for commuting?

Although recumbents are generally not good city bikes, there are situations in which different types of recumbents will perform very well as commuting bikes. Or even better than any upright bike. Let’s have a look at them.

Das Nanuk: Recumbent semi-truck from Hamburg

The CargoCycle Nanuk recumbent cargo bike is considered to be the largest cargo bike of the world. It has been under test for over a year now serving DB Schenker in Hamburg, Germany.

Don’s solar-powered gear hauler

Don has converted his Ryan recumbent tandem into a solar-powered single cargo recumbent he uses as an adventure vehicle in the mountains surrounding his home.