We were cargo, before cargo was cool!

Visionary is Seattle E-Bike's middle name, or it would be if it were not so awkward.  The first fat bike you ever saw in Seattle probably came from us about five and a half years ago.  The first electric fat bike and quite possibly the first mid-drive electric bikes.

We have also been selling cargo bikes, both electric and non-electric, for almost six years.  Johnny Loco, Worksman, Yuba, Surly, Urban Arrow. This year, in the US, will be the first real "year of the E-Bike."  But everywhere, including Europe, where E-Bikes now lead unassisted bikes in sales, cargo bikes have suddenly become it.

About time.  Usings electric assist to carry cargo, including that most precious of Cargo, children, is a tremendous way to leverage the power.  You can carry two kids, or 20 bags of groceries, or and entire house painting project. If you are a restaurateur who shops the market, you can forget the traffic, pick up 10 loaves of french bread, 6 salmon on ice, 8 heads of Lacinato kale, 12 mangoes, 20 oranges, 8 plantains, a kazoo, and of course, 25 pounds of onions, then be back in your Pioneer Square kitchen 15 minutes after you leave the market, 30 minutes quicker than it would take you in a small truck at 2 pm, an hour quicker than a 5 o'clock.   Oh, and you can brag on your menu that the locavore food was transported with zero emission technology and used less than 1/2 of one percent of the energy resources a small truck would. 

If you have kids, our Urban Arrows gently guide there movements with five point belts, and encase them in a carriage surrounded by thick aluminum tubing lines with the same amazing material found in our best helmets

Cargo bikes are versatile, practical, incredibly easy on the earth, cool looking and so much fun.  The Urban Arrow Shorty even rides like a regular bike.  Stop by and try one today!

      

*Note to our Johnny Loco fans:  we have almost sold out of the half container of Locos we had.  Procurement is difficult, so we are taking subscriptions for the next load.  Give us a call, pay one third down, and reserve your Loco in advance!

 

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Fire Sale Pricing List :

Dear Seattle E-Bike Customer:

You may have heard or read that we are having THE biggest sale since we've opened.  It is both a clearance and a sale of the bikes that were involved in the fire.  Most of those bikes just had to have soot wiped off of them and are perfect and new. Still, we don’t feel right charging full price and are reducing them to 10% or more with full warranty coverage. Bikes that were hit by sprinkler water have been reduced 20% or more. We are also having a sale on all accessories 10% to 70%. Below is a list of what is available as of this morning. 

Come in and trade up or buy a bike for a loved one!! This sale is going on through Sunday only!

Bike Name

MSRP

Discount

Stealth Bomber

$10,800.00

30%

Johnny Loco Coupe Kid Carrier (White)

$2,999.00

25%

Johnny Loco Coupe Kid Carrier (Black)

$2,999.00

25%

Johnny Loco Messenger (Cream)

$899.00

25%

Prodeco Mariner 7

$1,399.00

25%

Lampociclo eRad 750w (Gloss pastel green)

$4,399.00

20%

Lampociclo 250w (Matte pastel green)

$3,999.00

20%

Lampociclo eRad 750w (Rustic silver)

$4,399.00

20%

Cicli Blume Fuxia Fixed Gear

$899.00

20%

Cicli Blume Fixed Gear (Red, white and blue)

$899.00

20%

Cicli Blume Countrywoman Cruiser (Lt. blue)

$1,599.00

15%

Cicli Blume Countryman Cruiser (Cream)

$1,599.00

15%

Cicli Blume Road Bike (Yellow)

$1,399.00

15%

Velix Speed700 (Red)

$4,499.00

10%

TNA Small Folding e-bike (White)

$899.00

20%

Prodeco Phantom X2

$1,499.00

20%

IZIP e3 Zuma, Standard Frame, Size L (Grey w/ blue)

$2,550.00

10%

IZIP e3 Zuma, Step-through Frame (White w/ red)

$2,550.00

10%

Worksman Mover Trike (Black)

$1,299.00

20%

Worksman Mover Trike (Blue)

$1,499.00

20%

HPC Full Suspension 1500w, 13AH (Black)

$4,499.00

20%

Vanmoof Electrified, 250w (Cream)

$2,998.00

20%

Ti Trike 250

$5,595.00

20%

Ace Red Motor E-bike

$4,499.00

25%

Ace Red Motor E-bike

$4,499.00

25%

Emazing DaedalusPV, Size XL (Black)

$1,599.00

10%

Volcanic Red w/500w Falco eMotor kit

$3,859.00

10%

IZIP e3 SUMO Fat Electric Bike, Size L

$3,999.00

10%

IZIP e3 Compact Folding Bike (Black)

$1,599.00

15%

IZIP e3 Metro Cargo/Utilitarian e-bike (Black w/ turquoise)

$2,950.00

10%

IZIP e3 Metro Cargo/Utilitarian e-bike (Black w/ turquoise)

$2,950.00

10%

IZIP 2014 e3 Peak, Size M (Black w/ green)

$3,000.00

20%

IZIP 2015 e3 Peak, Size M (Black w/ yellow)

$3,100.00

10%

Focus Jarifa, Size S (Black w/ green)

$3,899.00

10%

Focus Aventura 2.0, Size S (Grey)

$3,799.00

10%

eProdigy Whistler, Size S (Black)

$2,499.00

20%

Polaris Course, Semi-stepthrough (White)

$2,999.00

25%

Polaris Rail, Semi-stepthrough (Cream w/ bwn leather)

$2,499.00

25%

Polaris Rail, Standard frame (Charcoal)

$2,499.00

25%

Polaris Rail, Standard frame (Charcoal)

$2,499.00

25%

Polaris Aapex, Semi-stepthrough (Red)

$2,999.00

25%

Fat Sand Bike Cruiser II, 17” Frame (Orange)

$699.00

30%

Fat Sand Bike Cruiser II, 17” Frame (Orange)

$699.00

35%

Fat Sand Bike Cruiser II, 17” Frame (Orange)

$699.00

30%

Fat Sand Bike Cruiser II, 17” Frame (Orange)

$699.00

30%

Fat Sand E-Monster, 1500w,  15” Frame (Yellow)

$3,495.00

35%

Fat Sand Bike Cruiser II, 17” Frame (Black)

$699.00

30%

Fat Sand Bike Terrain Destroyer ADULT, 19” Frame (Green)

$1,299.00

35%

Fat Sand Bike KIDS Terrain Destroyer, Tiny (Black)

$179.00

50%

Fat Sand Bike KIDS Terrain Destroyer, Tiny (Pink)

$179.00

50%

Accessories: Ranging from 10% to as much as 70% off!

 

10-70%

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More About Johnny Loco “Minivans”

Americans invented the minivan.  The Dutch invented the Cargo Trike, the low impact alternative.  Seattle E-Bike was the first to motorize them, but now the Dutch (and the Danes) are doing it too.  Our favorite is the Johnny Loco MTB.  We think it is good looking.  We know it is well built and among the lightest of Cargos.  It comes with one cleverly built double seat and can hold two 9 year-olds and 6 bags of groceries or a couple of dogs.  Add the optional second bench, and it's a daycare center on wheels, holding four 3 year-olds.  Take all the seats out, and you can load in a week of groceries or two  huge Bernese Mountain dogs.  Weighing only 97 pounds, it carries 385 pounds including the driver.  All good Tadpole Trikes (that have the two wheels in the front) including racing recumbent trikes, camber the wheels in turns.  The MTB does that, even though it is not intended to go 50 mph.  
To help you pedal your children or your cargo on Seattle's Hills, we recommend electric assist.  Our MTB's are available without assist, with the 250 watt Shimano Steps Center Drive, or our ever more famous eRad center drives with a 500 watt motor.  
Take a look below, they are even more fun than they look, and are the perfect second car, except $20 a year of electricity will be your total fuel expense if you use it a lot.  We can even set it up to carry up to 6 small kids, if you want to use it like they do in Amsterdam.

 

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Johnny Loco Cargo Trikes are IN STOCK!

 

Being in the bicycle industry, we get all kinds of requests on a daily basis about different bike/e-bike configurations and how to accommodate the vision our customers have. One of the more interesting configurations is the Johnny Loco Reverse Trike with a front carrier bin to haul hundreds of pounds of kids, pets, groceries, and even mobile businesses! For some time now we have been out of stock of these beautifully styled and surprisingly easy-to-ride cargo trikes while we have been waiting for interest to grow and the manufacturer to supply them. Well, the wait is over folks. We now have a TON of these amazing trikes that can be found no where else in America and the greater North American region! Even better news: the US to Euro dollar is better than ever (for us anyway), that means we are selling these models for $2,399 w/o electronics, normally $2,899! 

For several months, folks from all over the country have been dying to get these trikes because they are not only so stylish, but incredibly practical and safe! These trikes come with a leaning technology that compensates the weight when turning the handlebars, allowing the trike to be better balanced. Additionally, it comes with an internal 7sp Shimano Nexus hub for low maintenance and plenty of lower gears to climb hills as well as disc brakes for longer lasting stopping power.

Now onto the electronics, since we are of course Seattle E-Bike. We will be selling these lovely trikes with the following configurations:

1)  Shimano STEPS mid-drive 250W motor with a PAS-only up to 20MPH. Comes complete with electronic shifting and a 11.6AH, 36V Li-ion battery. Great for a lightweight, small amount of assist while riding. Price: $3,999 (Available TODAY)

2) eRAD mid-drive mid-drive 500W motor with PAS and Throttle functions. This system, complete with an 11.6AH, 36V li-ion battery, has more of a revved up amount of support for heavier loads and extra performance. Price: $4,299 or with 14.5AH Battery for 10+ more miles per charge: $4,449 (Available within 2-3 weeks after order date)

Add on a rain cover specific to the Johnny loco trikes to protect your cargo/kids!

Delux Rain Cover: $249

Standard Rain Cover: $199

 

 

Feel free to stop into our Seattle location today to see one in person or order one by calling us and we can ship to you too! Don't let the summer slip by without being outside and enjoying yourself on this beautifully fun ride.

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