Today we met with a fine gentleman, Mr Trevor George from Bristol. Trevor is very active on the cycling scene (and busking scene actually) and is a great ambassador for transport cycling / cargo bikes. He came to see us because we build bikes using motors from Shimano, have experience of Impulse motors and are […]
Trikes or bikes, bikes or trikes? So which is best? Well we have our favourite, but the honest answer is that they both have their benefits and downsides, so lets take a look at how they compare as cargo transport. Trikes are often what people first imagine when you talk of cargo bikes; probably from […]
We will bring you more videos soon, product reviews, cargo news and introductions to our bike designs Meanwhile here is a short look at us building our bikes, which are genuinely hand-built in Bristol.
This week we serviced two of our E-box bikes which run regular trips between Bradford-on-Avon and Bath. These stalwart workhorses pull a cargo of delicious bread rolls and artisan loaves from “The Oven“‘s kitchens into Bath market where they are sold. The bikes are working hard, but working well. These two builds are fitted with […]
Despite the bike being a very old innovation it is still one of the most efficient transport vehicles known to man. Even a simple steel bike with one gear can propel a person at about 4 times walking pace whilst using just half the energy, making it 8 times more efficient than walking. The only […]
Production looms…the excitement builds We have been working on the CAD designs for our husky and the boxbike..daily we go through the details so that once we commit to small scale mass production we don’t get bitten on the bottom. You might say that “small scale” and “mass production” are phrases that do not sit […]
Many bikes sold in the U.K are tailored towards sport and leisure riding. There’s nowt wrong with that and if you enjoy fast road cycling or getting proper muddy up in the hills, then you should carry on; good on you for getting out there. However here at Rodford we think there is a case […]
A glimpse of our bikes and our plans for the future. This year is a big year for us as we are slowly getting our complete range of bicycles up together. If you have a specific interest in any particular model, please let us know and we can keep you posted on developments.