The Xtracycle is, in my opinion, the ultimate cargo bike. Doesn’t matter if that cargo is groceries, a Laz-y-boy chair, or a couple of children, it can be carried on one of these. And the cool thing about these is that you can actually buy just the cargo-carrying parts and convert your favorite frame into the ultimate bike utility vehicle that will make any dutch basket bike rider envious. But even with my fondness for the rides I wouldn’t imagine one on an indoor track.
Of course, I probably wouldn’t imagine a track like the Circulus either. Steve McClelland, writer for the blog of the Sacramento Valley Velodrome Association, shared a couple of videos that may have just changed my perspective.
I’ll let the videos speak for themselves:
And now, for the all important Xtracycle track footage: