Why a box bike?

The advantages of a box bike

The advantages of a box bike

Young families these days have busy lives full of logistical challenges. Back and forth to school, day care, the supermarket, swim lessons, the park, the playground, etc. Of course, you could choose to do it on foot, by car, bike or public transportation. However, there is another alternative that makes your daily life more exciting and easier: the Babboe box bike.

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There is no better feeling than freedom, and using a box bike increases your freedom dramatically. Children, a dog, groceries, toys, a buggy: there is plenty of room in the box bike to fit them all! No more reasons not to go on an outing with your family. Moreover, riding a box bike is an exciting event for children. box bikes are a convenient, safe, enjoyable and sustainable way of getting around.


Safe box bikeThe German Automobile Association ADAC has named the box bike as the safest way of transporting your children. They compared the box bike to a bike trailer (attached to your bicycle) and a bicycle with children’s bike seats. Not only are your children safely seated in the sturdy box in front of you, you can also keep an eye on them.


For young parents

The box bike is a great solution, even for new parents! Babies as young as 2-3 months can be transported in the box bike using a Maxi-Cosi carrier in some of the box bike models, for example. Both you and your baby enjoying the fresh air. Expand your horizons while your little one dreams away.

Smart alternative

Advantages box bike The box bike is a smart transportation alternative. There’s space for 1 to 4 children plus groceries and other stuff to boot. No petrol costs, traffic jams, parking issues or parking fees. No hassles with prams and crying toddlers on the bus, train or metro. No wonder more and more families prefer the box bike to a bike trailer. Bike trailer vs. cargo bike? A comparison.


Great for the environment

A box bike is an environmentally responsible choice. Research in the Netherlands has shown that more than half of all car journeys are shorter than 4.6 miles, while these are the journeys that pollute the most and use the most petrol. In the Netherlands alone, the box bike as an alternative means of transportation can reduce CO2 emissions by 6% per year.

Quality time

Box bike with childrenIt’s a party on wheels when your children can ride along in the box bike. No swaying your bike while trying to balance a child in the front and the back, and heavy groceries dangling from the handlebar. And let’s not forget the exercise you get on a daily basis while cycling in the fresh open air. Singing songs together or chatting away, that’s what we call mobile quality time here at Babboe.


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