Talking to Jurgen Heikamp about e-cargo bikes & more

Monday, 12 April 2021 - 10:00am to 10:30am
E Cargo Bike Demo Day at Edinburgh Gardens in North Fitzroy, 10am - 2pm, Sunday 18th April 2021

On this weeks program Chris chats to Jurgen Heikamp from Dutch Cargo bike about the E Cargo Bike Demo Day at Edinburgh Gardens in North Fitzroy, 10am - 2pm, Sunday 18th April 2021. We also discuss e-cargobikes can do, last kilometre logistics, increased use for local freight, basic technical details, capacity, gearing, distance, charging requirements and what payment options are available as e-bikes can be more expensive than a bike although running costs are equal out when compared to a car,

Cycling-themed news includes change of seasons impact upon your riding, France offering financial incentives to change from older cars to e-bikes, quick overview of "Low traffic neighbourhoods: Making fairer, safer, cities" by Rachel Aldred, an example of pedal-powered mobility options from NZ, 30kmph speed limits in Hotham Street with reference to the previous Thanks for 30 campaign (13 August 2018) and the attempt to reinvent a train tunnel in Las Vegas. 

Monday 10:00am to 10:30am
Yarra Bicycle Users Group promotes urban cycling. Providing support to campaigns to improve cycling conditions and awareness; demystifies cycling technology and helps to reveal the diversity of cyclists, from children to commuters to lobbyists.

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Chris, Faith, Val and Steve

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