WorkCycles Kruisframe aka "Pastoorsfiets"

The classic Dutch cross-frame, originally made for the preacher to ride in his long robes. It's smooth ride, comfortable upright position, lowered step-over and uniqueness make this frame as practical as it is beautiful. The strength and stiffness of the Kruisframe also makes it an ideal choice for tall men and heavy use. With our frame-mounted front carrier the Kruisframe also makes a great transport bike, perhaps even better than the more familiar Transport Double Tube.

Each frame is hand-brazed, and then hand-built. Extra-tough bikes for decades of heavy service. Extensive use of stainless steel, special anticorrosion primer and powdercoat, reinforced wheels, and WorkCycles attention to detail. The WorkCycles Kruisframe is a timeless vehicle built for real utility... not yet another retro-fashion lookalike.

Like all WorkCycles bicycles the Kruisframe 'Pastoorsfiets' can be built to suit your needs and tastes: You can choose amongst a broad range of options for gearing, brakes, front and rear carriers, saddles, tires and more. Just click the Purchase Information to request the full list of options. This bike can be boxed and shipped throughout the world.


Commuting, errands, general transport, riding to church on Sundays

Load capacity-

  • 50 kg in goods or adult passenger rear
  • 25 kg front on optional carrier

Key specs-

  • Hand-brazed, lugged steel frame, oversized tubing
  • Zinc carbonate primer, wear resistant powdercoat
  • Heavy Duty 28" wheels with special double wall rims
  • Puncture resistant, 47mm Schwalbe Marathon tires
  • Front Shimano IM80 rollerbrake
  • Super strong "postal" rear carrier, elastic
  • Double parking stand, steering stabilisor
  • Hub dynamo, LED headlamp, LED taillight w/ standlight
  • Zinc- and powder-coated mudguards
  • Fully enclosed chain-case
  • Coat guards
  • Rear wheel lock
  • Chromed, brass bell


  • 2, 3 or 8 speed Shimano hub gears or NuVinci stepless hub gear
  • Rear coaster brake or hand brake brake (hand-operated)
  • Frame-fixed, removable front carrier
  • Frame sizes: 55, 61, 67 cm
Price * :  €809
VAT 21%:  €170
Price including VAT:  €979
*This price is based on a 3 speed, coaster brake configuration

WorkCycles Kruisframe aka "Pastoorsfiets"
Frame-mounted front carrier (option)
Frame-mounted front carrier (option)
Square-bend Transport handlebar
Square-bend Transport handlebar
Strong PTT Post rear carrier
Strong PTT Post rear carrier

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