Emmy Heikamp
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  • Melbourne, VIC
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Dutch Cargo Bike review, Melbourne feedback?

Started this discussion. Last reply by andy ashton Feb 23. 9 Replies

We just started importing the original bakfiets from the Netherlands, and would love to here what Melbourians think of this concept. Do you think it is safe, easy to ride, can you go onto the main…Continue

Tags: bike, cargo, carrier, Kids

 

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andy ashton replied to Emmy Heikamp's discussion Dutch Cargo Bike review, Melbourne feedback?
"Hi again, We have since REALLY got into carrying our kids (and the Neighbours!) on bikes. Please see my blog for lots if info for anyone considering carrying kids on bikes or fit those already doing so, looking for like minded…"
Feb 23
ChrisS liked Emmy Heikamp's event Cargo Bike Picnic
Mar 3, 2012
ChrisS is attending Emmy Heikamp's event
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Cargo Bike Picnic at abbotsville convent

March 10, 2012 from 11am to 5pm
Join the Cargo Bike community at the Bikefest Village Picnic!Find out how you can reduce your daily carbon footprint and reduce your dependency on your car. Meet Melbourne’s cargo bike suppliers and owners and test ride some practical bicycles.A great way to meet other cargo bike riders, chat, eat and have a look what’s new. Also a perfect way to figure out what these cargo bikes actually are, and have a go. While looking, feeling and trying the different cargo bikes your little future cyclists…See More
Mar 3, 2012
Emmy Heikamp posted an event
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Cargo Bike Picnic at abbotsville convent

March 10, 2012 from 11am to 5pm
Join the Cargo Bike community at the Bikefest Village Picnic!Find out how you can reduce your daily carbon footprint and reduce your dependency on your car. Meet Melbourne’s cargo bike suppliers and owners and test ride some practical bicycles.A great way to meet other cargo bike riders, chat, eat and have a look what’s new. Also a perfect way to figure out what these cargo bikes actually are, and have a go. While looking, feeling and trying the different cargo bikes your little future cyclists…See More
Feb 27, 2012
andy ashton replied to Emmy Heikamp's discussion Dutch Cargo Bike review, Melbourne feedback?
"cheers cory"
Jun 22, 2011
Cory replied to Emmy Heikamp's discussion Dutch Cargo Bike review, Melbourne feedback?
"If it's the older model, I don't think it's as good as the newer ones.  Build quality, and componentry is much better in the new ones. Having said, that, still riding it, still very happy with it.  Just not so happy that my…"
Jun 19, 2011
andy ashton replied to Emmy Heikamp's discussion Dutch Cargo Bike review, Melbourne feedback?
"Gday Cory, Great to hear that you are/were happy with your cargo bike. Im thinking of purchasing one from the same supplier. Have you been happy with the bike in any other ways? Any drawbacks? Im probably going to go for a second hand e-assist…"
Jun 18, 2011
Emmy Heikamp posted an event
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Cargo Bike Picnic at Dendy Park, Brighton

July 10, 2011 from 11am to 2pm
Already the third Melbourne CARGO BIKE PICNIC,this time in a winter atmosphere. An event about awareness and promoting the cargo bike lifestyle. People can try all kind of cargo bikes, ask questions and have a fun afternoon. Promoting sustainability, riding the cargo bike keeps you fit, your kids start life with a healthy lifestyle, but most of all it is easy, saves time and is FUN!There will be a picnic area, playground, face painting, a coffee machine cargo bike and  trying all types of cargo…See More
Jun 13, 2011
Cory commented on Emmy Heikamp's event Pink Cargo Bike Ride
May 5, 2011
Cory might attend Emmy Heikamp's event
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Pink Cargo Bike Ride at Pirate ship playground north point

May 7, 2011 from 9am to 11:30am
The first Pink Cargo Bike Ride!Join us for a 10 km tour along the beach; start with a coffee and have a picnic the end!Supporting the national breast cancer foundation… so come as PINK as you can get!-     For everyone on a (cargo) bike-     Saturday May 7, 2011-     Start 9.00am at playground North Rd Point Brighton…See More
May 5, 2011
Emmy Heikamp commented on ChrisS's group Mums, dads and kids
"Hi! I am organizing a family fun ride along beach rd on the 7th of May. We are supporting the national breast cancer foundation, so all the gils will be very happy as everyone can come as PINK as they can get! Thought it might be good to tell…"
Apr 18, 2011
Emmy Heikamp posted an event

Pink Cargo Bike Ride at Pirate ship playground north point

May 7, 2011 from 9am to 11:30am
The first Pink Cargo Bike Ride!Join us for a 10 km tour along the beach; start with a coffee and have a picnic the end!Supporting the national breast cancer foundation… so come as PINK as you can get!-     For everyone on a (cargo) bike-     Saturday May 7, 2011-     Start 9.00am at playground North Rd Point Brighton…See More
Mar 29, 2011
Cory commented on Emmy Heikamp's event Cargo Bike Picnic
Feb 27, 2011
Cory commented on Emmy Heikamp's event Cargo Bike Picnic
Feb 25, 2011
Gary Cookson is attending Emmy Heikamp's event
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Cargo Bike Picnic at Edinburgh Gardens

February 27, 2011 from 11am to 2pm
The second Melbourne CARGO BIKE PICNIC. An event about awareness and promoting the cargo bike lifestyle. People can try all kind of cargo bikes, ask questions and have a fun afternoon. Promoting sustainability, riding the cargo bike keeps you fit, your kids start life with a healthy lifestyle, but most of all it is easy, saves time and is FUN!rt life with a healthy life style; but most of all it is easy, saves time and it is fun.rt life with a healthy life style; but most of all it is easy,…See More
Feb 22, 2011
Ritsardo might attend Emmy Heikamp's event
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Cargo Bike Picnic at Edinburgh Gardens

February 27, 2011 from 11am to 2pm
The second Melbourne CARGO BIKE PICNIC. An event about awareness and promoting the cargo bike lifestyle. People can try all kind of cargo bikes, ask questions and have a fun afternoon. Promoting sustainability, riding the cargo bike keeps you fit, your kids start life with a healthy lifestyle, but most of all it is easy, saves time and is FUN!rt life with a healthy life style; but most of all it is easy, saves time and it is fun.rt life with a healthy life style; but most of all it is easy,…See More
Feb 3, 2011

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Utility/Transport, Recreational, S.L.U.T (Sustainable Low Cost Transport)
Where in Melbourne or nearby do you live ?
Hampton
Now tell us about your bicycles ...
Solid, good quality, easy bicycles
What is the best thing about riding?
the fresh air, getting somewhere quick, feeling free
A few words about yourself. (This bit is entirely optional!)
As a Dutch girl, I can't imagine a life without cycling!

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