The Xtracycle track bike

XtracycleThe 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: