WorkCycles Fr8 (as family bike)


Want to carry the whole brood without a bakfiets (or a car)? The WorkCycles Fr8 is the bike for you. The Fr8 (pronounced like "freight") is our modular, city-utility bicycle system. It can be configured and outfitted for many heavy-duty purposes: delivery, industry or carrying kids and groceries. Thanks to an enormously stiff, low instep frame, robust construction, sophisticated geometry and special carriers it does it all with ease.

For family and child transport the Fr8 is usually equipped with its special, long rear carrier that can fit either one child seat and large panniers, or even seating for two kids. Mounts for two sets of footrests are built in so you can even invent your own seat system. Either the frame-mounted City front carrier or the Massive Rack with integrated parking stand can be fitted. There's plenty of knee room for a front child seat or the Fr8's kiddy saddle behind the handlebars. Once the kids are riding their own bikes just remove the child seats and you'll have a great city/utility bike that quickly adjusts to fit a broad range of riders.

Uses-

  • Child transport
  • Groceries
  • Commuting
  • General utility

Load capacity-

  • One parent, up to three kids and lots of groceries
  • Approximately 250 kg maximum total weight

Specifications-

  • "Adaptive Seat Tube" quickly adjustable for riders of about 160-200 cm
  • TIG welded Chro-Mo frame and fork
  • Heavy duty wheels with aluminum rims, 13g stainless spokes
  • Schwalbe Big Ben or Schwalbe Big Apple tires w/ Kevlar antiflat belts
  • Shimano front roller brake
  • Hub dynamo, LED headlamp, LED taillamp with standlight
  • Fully enclosed chain-case, painted stainless steel fenders
  • Wide double leg centerstand
  • Stainless steel handlebar, stem and all hardware

Options-

Too many to list. See Henry's Overview. Below a few examples...
  • Shimano 3sp or 8sp internal hub gears
  • Coaster or hand operated rear brake
  • Brooks leather saddle
  • City front carrier
  • Long rear carrier
  • Child saddle on frame behind handlebar
  • Plate welded in frame with laser-cut name or logo
  • Satin black, matte grey or your choice of color(s)
Price:  €962
VAT 21%:  €202
Price including VAT:  €1.164

WorkCycles Fr8 (as family bike)
Optional child saddle and footrests
Optional child saddle and footrests
Optional Bobike Mini front child seat
Optional Bobike Mini front child seat
Special rear carrier can fit two child seats.
Special rear carrier can fit two child seats.



Last Updated: Friday, 29 August 2014 22:22

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