Friday, January 31, 2014

Looking for carpool from Paris to International Cargo Bike Festival

Our colleagues of Paris Cargo Bikes received a request from Alex. He posted an ad on their website to find a "car pool" to come to the International Cargo Bike Festival, 12 & 13 April 2014.

So if you are coming from Paris to Nijmegen by car, connect with Alex and you can ride together.

Paris Cargo Bikes annonces

Do you want to carpool or bikepool(!), from anywhere to Nijmegen, let me know and I will add it to this website.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Who will you meet at the International Cargo Bike Festival?

 There is a long list of participants of the European Cycle Logistics Federation Conference on Saturday and the Fair / Exhibition on Sunday.

To give you an idea which organisations and persons you can meet, we’ll list them here.

- European Cycle Logistics Federation -, - European Cyclists’Federation - , DHL Express, PostNL, Province Gelderland, City of Nijmegen, City of Arnhem, Sjors van Duren of Arnhem Nijmegen City Region, - Outspoken Delivery -, - - , - Busybike -, Urban Arrow, - Op vuur en vlam -  ,  - Cultuurspinnerij de Vasim - , - Pro-E-Bike - , Mobycon,  - Mikael Colville-Andersen of - , FGM-AMOR, Emakers, Steven Fleming of University of Tasmania, - gloedcommunicatie -, LOBO from Austria,
 Andrea Casalotti of K4argo, - Velocity Fietskoeriers - , Vanapedal Barcelona, - Paris Cargo Bikes -, - GobaxGmbH - , - BABBOE bakfiets - , Cargo Vélo, MOVEBYBIKE Sweden, London Bike Hub, - Steve Vance of Chicago Cargo -, Get Local Coop, Bio Butler,  - CycloCadeau - Duurzaam in mobiliteit, Heavy Pedals, - RADKUTSCHE -, Loliner, VCD – Verkehrsclub Deutschland, Tricló, EcoBike Speed, Gobax, - enviado -, - BicycleDutch blog - , First Echelon, CycleSpace, Lobo Austria, Hajtás Pajtás Kft, - Photographer Shirley Agudo -, Die Kuriere Essen, IBC MOVILIZATION, CTC, Kantaa Hungary, ImagineCargo, BicycleCulture, Hajtás Pajtás Bicycle Messengers Company, TXITA San Sebastian, Izmir Bicycle Association, La Luna Shipping, GetLocal, Pedal Power Transport, ENVERCEVKO Turkey, Xtracycle USA, B-Spokes Deliveries, Hajtás Pajtás // Bringabarát,
Delivery&Parcel Solutions, Jinqxz, MESSENGER a.s., Marc Peeters, Reyer Studio, - de Fietsfabriek -, Struin BSO, - Plug-in Solar -, Herbert Tiemens, Maderna Cycle Systems, Neklan Cargo Bikes Brno, XICLO Valladolid, Nijland Products, Velogista Berlin, - Anneman van Vene -, - Dr Beyk -, bw_ruimte in projecten, Metropolite Bikecourier, Madrid, Steven Koster of PUURland, Battery Fact, Alinker, Richard Armitrage Transport Consultancy Ltd, London Cargo Bike Company, Rob Verwer- Artist, Low Tech Magazine, Berkel Company, 3pm The Sustainable Mobility Company, Whike, Hans Bullit Fogh HarryvsLarry, Kooperativa ROG-Ljubljana-Slovenia, Ecoprofile-Sweden, Elian Cycles, - WakaWaka - Solar for Syria -, Velobility AG, - Stipbike -, researcher from the University of Aveiro - Portugal, Fietsforum Tilburg, Butchers and Bicycles.

Check HERE for the most recent updates.

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Partner of the Cargo Bike Festival, the European Cycle Logistics Federation

The European Cycle Logistics Federation is a professional body which represents and supports the needs of cycle logistics companies across Europe.

The Federation is a membership organisation for:
  1. Established cycle logistics businesses (eg. delivery companies, couriers, pedicab operators, tradespeople, organisations which use cycles as part of their business operations, etc)
  2. Start-up businesses considering using cycles as part of their business operations
  3. Manufacturers and suppliers of cycle logistics equipment.
  4. Associates who have an interest in promoting the further use of cycles
The ECLF has over 130 members in Europe.

The Federation is supported by CYCLElogistics, an EU funded project which promotes the delivery of freight by cycles and trikes.

As partner of the ICBF2014 the ECLF organizes the Conference on Saturday 12 April. Admission to the Conference is free of charge, but please do register through this Registration form.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Participants come from everywhere

The participants of the International Cargo Bike Festival come from everywhere.

At this moment, the end of January, we have exhibitors, speakers, and visitors from Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria, Rumania, Turkey, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Ghana.

The companies and organisations that will participate at the Cargo Bike Festival, you'll find HERE

Are you coming to the event and you are from a country that is not mentioned yet, please send an e-mail and we will add your country to the list.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Program - European Cycle Logistics Federation Confererence

The European Cycle Logistics Federation Conference is organised by Gary Armstrong of Outspoken Delivery, Cambridge, UK and Jos Sluijsmans of, Nijmegen

Click HERE for the full list of conference topics and speakers.

Update: 7 April 2014 - registration for the conference on 12 April 2014 is now closed as we have now reached the maximum number of delegates (250) the venue can cater for.

For a booth at the Cargo Bike Festival and General Information : Jos Sluijsmans  06 30014801

Thursday, January 2, 2014

B&B and Hotel at the Cargo Bike Festival

When you come to the International Cargo Bike Festival in Nijmegen you can stay at two lovely ships in De Lindenberghaven (harbour) in Nijmegen. The two riverboats ‘Opoe Sientje’ and ‘Orca’ are turned into great B&B facilities. From here it is only a 10 - 15 minutes ride by bike to the Cargo Bike Festival at the Vasim.

                            One of the rooms of Opoe Sientje

On the websites you can see more pictures of the different rooms of Opoe Sientje and the Orca  The information on the website is only in Dutch, but you can mail and/or call in English. +31 (0) 6 13 62 42 55 , E-mail: Opoe Sientje or +31 (0)6 13 11 61 84, E-mail: Guestship Orca

Most likely there will be arrangements for a campingground next to the ships to put up tents.

The Mercure Hotel, next to the Central Station in Nijmegen, offers a special arrangement for the participants and visitors of the International Cargo Bike Festival for the weekend.
When you book a room, please mention ICBF2015, because only then you'll get the special discount.
You book for this arrangement by sending an e-mail to the manager:
1 person, bed and breakfast, € 86,0 /night for 11, 12 or 13 April 2014.
2 persons, bed and breakfast, € 102,00/night for 11, 12 or 13 April 2014.
These prices are  excluding € 1,90 citytax /p/n en parking costs of  € 7,50 /car/night.

For Camping 'De Grote Altena' (10 minutes by bike) click HERE
For a general list of B&B's in Nijmegen click HERE
AirBenB click HERE 
Sleeping place for 3 people, cheap, in the city center, contact/click Miriam Kisters.
Vrienden op de Fiets (Friends by Bike) click HERE
The Central Living Project Opaalstraat has a spare room for 2 people. Contact: Hans Kooijman 06 55 11 78 41.

When in Nijmegen you have to visit the famous National Bicycle Museum Velorama When you like bicycles, and who doesn’t, you really have to visit this museum. Their website is partly under construction at this moment, unfortunately.
Next to the Velorama is Hotel Courage.

                                National Bicycle Museum Velorama