To put it simply, a cargo box bike is any bicycle with a large front compartment box built in. Unlike a standard bicycle, this one can easily cart multiple bags or boxes and has room for at least one extra person. With all this extra cargo space, it’s no surprise that this model is so useful for so many families.
If you’re a parent, you need a convenient way to run errands on weekends or pick up your kids from school or practice. You also want something that’s more cost-effective than a gas-operated vehicle. Fortunately, thanks to their size, ease of use, and durable design, you can’t go wrong with any electric bike with cargo box storage.
Why Do Families Need a Box Bike?
Like any major purchase, you first have to determine if you need a cargo box bike and how much it will impact your everyday life. Below are some of the most common reasons for families to own a box bike, from basic outdoor fun to making smarter decisions for our planet.
Enjoy Time with Your Children
Riding around on the family box bike is a great bonding activity for you and your children. You can use it to take them to school each day, or the local park or out to get them a treat on weekends. We even recommend getting them involved in the buying process. Ask them which colors they like, and take them with you when you go out for a test run. When you show them how much fun a family bike can be, they’ll be more excited to ride with you.
Transporting Children, Pets, and Cargo
Obviously, the front cargo box is great if you have smaller children. But did you know that you can also take your pets with you when going out? As long as you can equip the front cargo box with a pet-friendly seat belt, they can safely ride with you wherever you go. Plus, a box trike is perfect for doing some grocery shopping, picking up packages, or running other important errands throughout the week.
Better for the Environment
Even those without children or pets can benefit from a box bicycle, as it’s a much cleaner and greener option than a car or van. By using your bike, you’ll take up less space on the roads and won’t spend hundreds on gasoline every month. You also won’t rely on other harmful chemicals that keep a standard vehicle running. This means that every family that swaps out their car for a bike helps to reduce our overall carbon emissions.
Fun and Unique Outdoor Travel
If nothing else, getting a box e-bike is a great way for anyone to enjoy the outdoors. You can safely travel through parks and natural landscapes, enjoying the fresh air and taking in all of the sights without any kind of obstructions. Plus, your children will get the best possible view of their surroundings when they sit up front. When the weather is nice and everyone is home, why not go for a ride and take the opportunity to enjoy it?
A Closer Look at Ferla Box Bikes
When you look at each of Ferla’s cargo box bikes, you’ll see they all have most of the same great features. This way, no matter which one you choose, you know you’re getting the same quality riding experience. All of our bikes have the same key dimensions: a 86-inch length, 38-inch width, and 37-inch height. In addition, they also come equipped with:
- A bamboo composite front cargo box
- An ultra light aluminum bike frame
- Three-point harness seat belts
- LED front lights and a smart taillight
- Water-resistant wiring and connectors
- Ergonomic seat and curved handlebars
- Three paint options - black, white, or wood
Yet despite these shared qualities, each one is designed for a different purpose. You’ll notice that each one listed is best fit for beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders, all in that order. So whether you just want something convenient or a bike for extensive travel, we just might have a box bike for sale that you would like.
The Ferla Inspire is our simplest, lightest, and most affordable model. It weighs 130 lbs., features a 250 lb. load capacity, and gets over 25 miles with each charge. The Inspire is a great option for those who are new to cargo bikes yet still want something high-quality. It also works if you need a convenient way to ride around the neighborhood without using up gasoline or trying to find parking.
The Ferla Royce is our standard model that works for most families. Unlike the Inspire, this bike has a 350 lb. load capacity and takes you just over 45 miles with each full charge. It’s also our heaviest model of the three, weighing in at 200 lbs, yet the electric assist makes it just as easy to pedal. This one works for everyone from cargo bike newbies to more experienced riders who are starting to travel more frequently.
The Ferla Mid-Drive version of our Royce model is our highest-quality cargo bike. Although it has the same dimensions as the previous two, it features a whopping 400 lb. load capacity and takes you around 75 miles on a single charge. Amazingly, it’s also lighter than the standard Royce, weighing in at 150 lbs. If you frequently go on local day trips and hope to trade in your vehicle completely, then we highly recommend this one for you.
A Box Bike is Perfect for Families
As you can see, there are many reasons why a box bike would be an excellent addition to your daily routine. You can use it to cart around your kids and their friends, go shopping for necessities, or use it in place of a car for short day trips. No matter your reason, it’s sure to make things a lot easier for you and your loved ones. And after taking a look through our catalog, you’ll find that any one of our cargo box bikes would be perfect for you and your family.