Why it issues to you
TReGo seems to be like the proper answer in the event you ever want to move heavy hundreds by bike.
Now right here’s a neat thought for cyclists who typically wish to carry hundreds which might be too heavy for a backpack.
It’s known as the TReGo, and it transforms nearly any grownup bicycle into a really useful cargo trike.
TReGo is the brainchild of Israel-based Ofir Yadan. The economic designer and eager bike owner spent the final 4 years working via a dozen prototypes earlier than lastly launching it on Kickstarter this week.
The trolley, which incorporates an aluminum rack to carry your load, attaches shortly to the entrance of your bike by way of the distinctive “Quick Connector” — no instruments wanted. The system can deal with something weighing as much as 40 kilos, making it good for an enormous journey to the grocery store or for carrying all of your barbecue stuff to a close-by park or seashore.
And right here’s a cool function: Once you arrive at your vacation spot, you may detach the TReGo and pull it round like an everyday cart or trolley, nice if it’s worthwhile to gather or drop off a heavy load that you simply’re not eager on carrying. Oh, and whenever you detach the trolley, the Quick Connector acts as a motorbike stand so that you don’t should waste time on the lookout for a put up or wall to lean your bike in opposition to.
The TReGo’s two 16-inch wheels tilt whenever you flip, providing you with a dynamic and agile driving expertise, whereas its hydraulic disc brakes are a part of the trolley and managed by a separate brake lever that attaches shortly and simply to your handlebars.
The group can be engaged on further designs, akin to a child provider for the entrance and a towing cart attachable to the again of the bike that may deal with a fair heavier load of 88 kilos, although if there are inclines in your journey you’ll wish to be certain your legs as much as the job.
Offering the Kickstarter venture reaches its $80,000 funding purpose and the manufacturing schedule goes to plan, a $635 pledge — half the anticipated retail value — will get you the essential system, together with that Quick Connector and rack. Pledge $700 and also you’ll get the above plus the 10-gallon TReGo bag, marking a 50 % saving on the retail value. Delivery is estimated for December, 2017.
Take a look at the video above to see the TReGo in motion, or jump over to its Kickstarter page for extra particulars.