Bike Spotting: Babboe Cargo Bike at the YMCA

19 Jun

The only thing sweeter than seeing a full bike rack outside our local gym is spotting a full-on Dutch cargo bike. I didn’t see the parent, but based on two small kids bikes parked next to it and the infant seat inside, I’m guessing there were three young children in this caravan. Impressive, at least here for in the states.

We first spotted Babboe cargo bikes in Amsterdam where moms were hauling their kinderen in bikes like these.

Location: El Camino YMCA, Mountain View, California, USA


Posted by on June 19, 2012 in Bike Gallery


6 responses to “Bike Spotting: Babboe Cargo Bike at the YMCA

  1. Rachel Unger

    June 19, 2012 at 7:12 pm

    I think I saw them – crossing an intersection by a Safeway. 🙂 There were at least three kids in the group, and I think a second adult on a separate bike.

    • ladyfleur

      June 19, 2012 at 9:08 pm

      I took the photo Monday morning, maybe around 10am at the Mountain View YMCA on Grant Road. Were you in the area then?

      • Rachel Unger

        June 20, 2012 at 12:41 pm

        I was out by the Safeway on Stierlin, but it was a week or two ago. The bike jogged my memory.

      • ladyfleur

        June 20, 2012 at 10:32 pm

        I bet it was the same family. And you were very close to my home!

  2. Elly Phillips

    June 26, 2012 at 1:47 pm

    I’ve seen that one a few times, too. It’s impressive. Ciaran has now graduated from the trailer to a trailer bike. I need Jules to take a picture one morning when we leave for preschool.

    • ladyfleur

      June 26, 2012 at 2:00 pm

      Congratulations on Ciaran’s “graduation”! Karin told me they just bought Anthony a trail-a-bike too. Have you ever done a ride together, say to a park or something?


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Ancestral Pathways LLC

This site features a genealogy blog about the Ville Platte Louisiana area African descendant families of Frank, Jason, Denton, Ruben, Leday, Laughtin, Joseph

Jubilo! The Emancipation Century

African Americans in the 19th Century: Slavery, Resistance, Abolition, the Civil War, Emancipation, Reconstruction, and the Nadir

Grits & Gumbo

Southern family stories with a dash of spice

Granola Shotgun

Stories About Urbanism, Adaptation, and Resilience


Feminist reflections on fitness, sport, and health

madeonmyfingers and design

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

The Independent Bike Blog

A blog for bike shops

The Tusk

Drunk on truth to stupid baby power.


A fine site


Living the urban/bicycle life

South Bay Streetscape

Exploring Santa Clara County's urban limits

I'm Jame :)

what's on my mind: food, fashion, marketing, cities, tech & more

Let's Go Ride a Bike

Adventures in city cycling

The Backpack Objective

Exploring with kids in the outdoors and in homeschool

Shop by Bike

How and where to shop by bike in Silicon Valley, California

The Empowerment of the Silent Sisterhood

The blog of the Beautiful You MRKH Foundation

%d bloggers like this: