Whether you're cargo bike or e-bike curious, or already involved, there's lots to know about the bikes we sell. Bicycles are at the same time simple and complex, and cargo bikes and e-bikes are no exception. We've done lots of homework studying cargo bikes and e-bikes and have selected the products which we believe will serve our customers best. However, if you'd like to add to your knowledge base, we know it can make for enjoyable reading. Here are a few links to suggested reading:
About Splendid Cycles
Selected by the National Bicycle Dealer's Association as one of America's Best Bike Shops in 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018.
Evidently, some bike biz folks seem to think we're pretty cool: 2016 Interbike Best Urban/Lifestyle Bike Shop
Voted #2 bike shop in Portland poll in Oregonian column Hard Drive
Learn more about cargo bikes in this Bicycling magazine article.
What they're saying on Yelp
What it was like to celebrate our shop's opening on BikePortland.org Wow, our shop has grown since 2010!
Or, how about this fun video of us unloading a container of Bullitts!
Learn how cargo bikes can help care for our community with this BikePortland.org story.
Press about our products
Keep in mind that some of the articles are O.L.D. and that some bike features may have changed since the original publishing date. If you read something that inspires you, or concerns you, ask us about it and whether that feature/issue still exists.
A little Larry vs Harry History
Bike Shop Girl writes and produced a cool video about her Bullitt Cargo Bike.
Read the Totcycle blog review of Bullitt Cargo Bikes
Here's an article from Wired on Bullitt bikes
Here's a review from Wired on the Riese & Muller Load.
Tern GSD review in Bicycling magazine
A review of Bullitt Cargo bikes by Josh Volk of Slow Hand Farm
Watch this fun video with Bullitt cargo bikes.
Cargo Bike Info.
Here's a cool documentary "(R)evolutions Per Minute"that's in the works.
Kidical Mass - scroll down to find the Kidical Mass nearest you
In BikePortland.org read how cargo bikes help can communities prepare for anything.
Portland's cargo bike scene is described in this post by BikePortland.org
One great story about bike love - Larry v Harry Bullitt Cargo Bike Short
Check out our Flickr page to see more photos of what we've got.
We're on Instagram as splendid_cycles
We've posted lots of great photos and invite you to join in the conversation on our Facebook page
Hans Bullitt Fogh on cargo bikes - short video
Some great footage of the LvH Canopy in action
View this fun video about a cargo bike tour to Vancouver Island.