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The 2022 Tribe Bike Colour Range

The 2022 Tribe Bike retains the signature 4 colour options of the previous model. With a high quality Marine Plywood and matt polyurethane finish, this year’s models colours really pop. Below we explore the 2022 colour range. Oak Our most popular colour in the previous model, we expect Oak to retain its status as the king of the colours this year! The natural colours of the Gaboon Marine Plywood, usually seen on high end boats …

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2022 model Tribe Bike available now. Learn more!

When we launched Tribe Bikes, we did so with the aim of providing Australia’s best value cargo bike. Since then we’ve become the cargo bike of choice for hundreds of Australian Families, saving thousands of car trips and making the mundane fun! Not to rest on our laurels, today we’re excited to be launching our brand new 2022 model. Completely redesigned, we’ve kept everything our customers already love but taken things up another notch. The …

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Choosing a kid’s seat for your bike

When you’re child has graduated from that ‘wrap in cotton wool‘ stage to those pre toddler ‘want to explore the world‘ stage there’s no better way to show them the world than by bike! This brings a challenge for many new parents, how to carry  your child by bike? Like buying your first pram, options are endless, and a wrong choice will have you dreading your decision. Below is our take on how to go …

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Understanding Australia’s e-bike laws

When does an e-bike become a motorbike? Well in Australia the laws are quite clear, although unlike mandatory helmet laws, are not well understood. Below we identify the rules that govern e-bikes in Australia. Why the need for e-bike laws? When motor vehicles were powered by engines and bikes were powered by pedal power, it was pretty easy to differentiate a bike from a car or motorbike. However, the advent of the the electric bike …

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Hydraulic Disc Brake upgrade now available on all bikes

We’re now offering Hydraulic disk brake upgrades on the Tribe Original Electric Assist. Simply select this option when configuring your Tribe Bike. What are hydraulic disc brakes? Hydraulic disc brakes use hydraulic fluid (mineral oil) to enact the brake caliper. This is just like what your car likely has. By using oil, there is no cable stretch or loss of power through the length of the cable/hose. As a result a small lever pull will …

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Introducing Tribe Electric Plus – More power to go up, more stopping to go down!

Update 15/11/2021 – The 2022 Tribe Original Electric Plus is now available, offering even more power and a bunch of other features. Learn more here. Since launching the Tribe Original, we’ve had numerous questions about it’s pulling power up hills from people who live in hilly areas (hello Sydney!). Previously, we’ve done a hill test on the Tribe Original, proving it can get its way up hills, but it does have its limits. We’re excited …

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Cargo Bike Toddler Seats now Available

One of our most asked questions is ‘from what age can children ride in a cargo bike’. This is a question that does not have a black and white response as there are many factors at play.  In European countries where cargo biking is extremely popular, babies are carried home from hospital in a cargo bike. Unfortunately Australia’s strict helmet laws make this not possible (legally) in Australia, although we’ve seen some inventive solutions from …

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Choosing the right kid’s bike. A parent’s perspective

I love bikes! You generally don’t start a bike company if you don’t! I also love getting my kids out and about on bikes. It’s almost a rite of passage in Australia for kids to spend their youth getting around by bike in their suburbs or at a caravan park over the christmas holidays. I get asked from time to time about kid’s bikes. This is certainly not my area of domain expertise but I …

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Sun Shades now Available

The last few months have been huge at Tribe Bikes HQ. Summer saw huge demand for our bikes and we’ve been working around the clock to fulfil our customer orders! As the weather heated up we started getting many requests from our customers to provide a way to keep kids (and dogs) cool and out of the hot sun. We experienced it ourselves and more than once had the kids complaining about hopping back into the …

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Our Buy Now Pay Later Partners

Our Chatbot Tribey (you might see him right now offering to help on the bottom right of the screen) has been hard at work answering our customer enquiries over the last couple of years. The number one question he is asked is “Do you take Afterpay?”. The answer to that one is unfortunately no, as Afterpay has a $1,500 transaction limit, which simply doesn’t work for our product. However, we have partnered with some buy …

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