June 2020 - Tribe Bikes

Testing Tribe’s Electric Assist on a Serious Hill

Since getting our Tribe Bikes we’ve had plenty of questions about the electric assist. In a previous post we covered how far the electric assist can get you. One of the other questions is how bigger/steeper hills can it get you up. No better way to answer that than give it a test, so we did! The results are below. For those who like to skip to the final page of the book, we made …

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Do you need electric assist on your Tribe Bike?

It’s a question we’re often asked, and with a significant difference in price points, a reasonable one to ask. Do you really need electric assist on your Tribe Bike? We’ll do our best at answering the question below. How does electric assist work? Firstly, a quick explanation on Tribe’s electric assist. Depending on your experience with electric bikes, your understanding may differ. Tribe Bikes with electric assist have a torque sensor in the crank (the …

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Confessions of a ‘cyclist’, now cargo biking convert

Steve (above right) is one of the co-founders of Tribe Bikes. This is his account of how he was converted from a ‘cyclist’ to a cargo bike rider. One day I got a phone call from Nick, it went something along the lines of this: “Hey mate, you know how much of a pain in the a**e it is getting around with the 2 kids these days? Well I think I’ve found a solution. 3 …

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2 Wheel vs 3 Wheel Cargo Bikes. Why Tribe Bikes are 3 wheel

If you’re familiar with cargo biking, you’ll know that all cargo bikes aren’t created equal. 3 wheel, 2 wheel, long tail, the options are endless. Like the decision to purchase a road bike vs a mountain bike for different purposes, the same applies to cargo biking. We chose 3 wheel bikes for Tribe’s needs. This wasn’t a decision made by accident, with much thought and product testing going in to our decision. Today we’ll take …

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