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The TReGo turns your bike right into a cargo trike

Why it issues to you

TReGo seems like the proper answer should you ever want to move heavy masses by bike.

Now right here’s a neat concept for cyclists who generally need to carry masses which can be too heavy for a backpack.

It’s known as the TReGo, and it transforms nearly any grownup bicycle into a really helpful cargo trike.

TReGo is the brainchild of Israel-based Ofir Yadan. The economic designer and eager bike owner spent the final 4 years working by means of 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 through the distinctive “Quick Connector” — no instruments wanted. The system can deal with something weighing as much as 40 kilos, making it good for a giant journey to the grocery store or for carrying all of your barbecue stuff to a close-by park or seashore.

TReGo

And right here’s a cool characteristic: While you arrive at your vacation spot, you’ll be able to detach the TReGo and pull it round like a daily cart or trolley, nice if it’s good to accumulate or drop off a heavy load that you just’re not eager on carrying. Oh, and if you detach the trolley, the Quick Connector acts as a motorbike stand so that you don’t should waste time searching for a publish or wall to lean your bike in opposition to.

The TReGo’s two 16-inch wheels tilt if you flip, supplying 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 crew can also be engaged on further designs, similar to a child provider for the entrance and a towing cart attachable to the again of the bike that may deal with an excellent heavier load of 88 kilos, although if there are inclines in your journey you’ll need to make sure 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 p.c saving on the retail value. Transport is estimated for December, 2017.

Try the video above to see the TReGo in motion, or jump over to its Kickstarter page for extra particulars.

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