There are a few companies that manufacture racks that can handle the length and weight of cargo bikes. We’ve listed a few examples below. When looking for rack that fits your cargo bike, there are a few things you should be aware of: 

  • Do not transport an electric cargo bike on a vehicle with the battery installed. Remove the battery and carry it inside the vehicle.
  • Always make sure to check with your local and state laws regarding the use of hitch-mounted racks.

Here are three ways to bring your cargo bike by car: 

Transporting a Cargo Bike Using a Hitch-Mounted Cargo Bike Rack

Cargo bike-specific racks are designed to meet the specifications of cargo bikes. Not only will cargo bike racks ensure that your bike fits (given its greater weight and longer wheelbase), but it will provide enough space for your bike’s sideboards or kickstand.

 

Yuba Cargo Bikes - Hitch-Mounted Cargo Bike Rack 2

 

Yuba models that will fit on Hollywood Rack’s Sport Rider SE for Cargo Bikes (shown above): 

  • Kombi
  • Kombi E5
  • Boda Boda
  • Mundo Lux 
  • Electric Mundo
  • Spicy Curry
  • Spicy Curry AT

Transporting a Cargo Bike Using a Hitch-Mounted Motorcycle Rack

Designed for high payloads, long wheelbases and wide tires, motorcycle racks are a great option to carry your Yuba cargo bike as well. The model shown below came with a handy ramp for easy loading, with the bike being secured with several utility straps.
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Yuba models that will fit Black Widow’s Dirt Bike Carrier (shown above):
  • Kombi
  • Kombi E5
  • Boda Boda
  • Mundo Lux
  • Electric Mundo
  • Spicy Curry
  • Spicy Curry AT

Transporting a Cargo Bike Using a Pickup Truck Bed + Motorcycle Ramp

Pick-up trucks that are equipped with a long bed option (6 ft +) can carry any Yuba cargo bike including our front-loaders. Using a motorcycle ramp (as shown below) along with utility straps to secure the bike to the bed while the bike is on its kickstand, the bike can be secured to the tie-down hooks attached to the truck.

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Yuba models that will fit in the bed (6 ft+) of a pickup truck (shown above):
  • Kombi
  • Kombi E5
  • Boda Boda
  • Mundo Lux 
  • Electric Mundo
  • Spicy Curry
  • Spicy Curry AT
  • Supermarché
  • Electric Supermarché

Yuba Wheelbase & Bike Weight Specifications

When researching the best bike rack for your needs, the wheelbase and weight of your bike will determine whether a rack or motorcycle hauler will work with your specific bike. We hope the information below will help you find a rack that fits your #yubalifestyle:

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What about the train?

We took a look at the Amtrak website for reference. Here is what we found:

Currently, only standard size bicycles (50 lbs. or less, 70″ x 41″ x 8.5″) will fit in our racks. We are working on making updates that will allow us to accommodate non-standard bicycles like tandems, trikes and recumbents.

Find out more at:
https://www.amtrak.com/onboard/bring-your-bicycle-onboard/bike-faqs.html

Ask Questions

If you have more questions about how to carry your Yuba cargo bike, be sure to talk to your local bike dealer or your rack brand of choice. Happy riding! 

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