OK, so we try to be advertising-free, but of course we also try to support the local cargo bike dealers in Chicago when we can, since they can sell people the stuff they need to ride around on a cargo bike with kids. And it's worth mentioning that now, after a longish break without a Bakfiets or Onderwater dealer, Chicago will be getting one again.
|Bakfiets cargobike long|
We just spoke to Jon at JC Lind Bike Company. It is official now that they will be a dealer for Bakfiets, Workcycles, Onderwater and possibly some other brands in Chicago starting late this fall, in addition to the Gazelle, Pilen, Christiania, Winther, Yuba, JC Lind and Linus cycles they have in stock. These new additions are excellent quality bikes and they fill some niches that nothing else available in Chicago can do.
|JC Lind World Headquarters on Wells St, Chicago|
|The XL Onderwater and the regular|
Rapid Transit just got a shipment of Brompton folding bikes that will sell quickly, especially now that Brompton is at capacity and the special order wait time has increased a bit. Check them out now if you have a particular preference in mind while they have a good selection in stock. We keep nagging them to look into kid carrying options for that bike - you can join us and help nag if you'd like.
They also recently began carrying the Weehoo I-go bike trailer, which many people seem to like a lot. Have a look, if for some reason carrying kids and grownup on the same bike doesn't work well for you. Like many, they also carry longtails from Kona and Xtracycle.
Blue City Cycles is a Yuba dealer too and right next to the best dumpling house in town.