Bakfiets.nl Cargo Bike Long Compared to the Milano Cargo Bike Long
by Andrew Bowen on
This is a comparison of the Urkai Specification bakfiets.nl cargo bike long with the Milano Cargo bike. These are the only two brands of real Dutch cargo bikes or bakfiets in Canada – they are both manufactured in Holland. The quality is head and shoulders above the others making the Milano the best entry level model and the bakfiets.nl the best luxury model. The Milano is made under license of Bakfiets.nl so it shares the same geometry, dimensions, and the rock solid stand. The Milano is compatible with all of the accessories for the bakfiets.nl cargo bike long.
|Cargo Bike Long Bakfiets.nl||Milano Cargo Bike Long|
|Country of Manufacture||Holland||Holland|
|Low Step Through Universal Frame||Yes||Yes|
|Paint||Premium – Zinc Primer (anti-rust)Two layers of tough powder coat||Standard|
|Weather Proof||PremiumMarine Grade Treated Box, tough powder coat, stainless steel components, handlebars, nuts & bolts. Can be stored outdoors uncovered.||StandardWeather treated box.|
|Chain case||Fully Enclosed||Chain guard.|
|Wheels and Tires||Premium. Ultra Strong moped sized stainless spokes with double walled aluminum rims. Schwalbe Marathon Anti-Puncture tires. (Optional Marathon Plus)||Standard. Strong wheel builds with CST tires.|
|Gears||8 Speed Shimano Nexus Internal Hub (NuVinci 360 CVT Optional)||7 Speed Shimano Nexus Internal Hub|
|Brakes||Powerful Shimano IM81 front & rear hand operated rollerbrakesOptional: Shimano Hydraulic Disc Brakes, Magura hydraulic brakes.||Shimano IM45 front & rear hand operated rollerbrakes|
|Lighting||Shimano hub dynamo powered front & rear lights with stand lights.||Battery Powered Lights|
|Rear Carrier||50 kg capacity – Child Seat Ready.||25 kg Capacity – Cargo Only.|
|Rear Wheel Lock||Premium. Axa with Plug-in (optional cable or chain lock)||Standard.|
|Rock Solid Four Point stand||Yes, children can climb in without bike tipping over.||Yes, children can climb in without bike tipping over.|
|# Children in box||2 on bench, 3 with second removable bench||2 on bench, 3 with second removable bench, 5 with rear carrier and steering tube saddle|
|Child Age Range||Infant (with Car seat adapter) to Adult.||Infant (with Car seat adapter) to teen.|
|Manufactures Recommended Maximum Weight Capacity in Box (Rider Extra)||180 lbs||130 lbs|
|Popular Accessories||Rain/Cold Tent Cover, Infant car seat adapter, toddler support seat, all-over cover, second bench, cupboard under bench, Brooks Saddle & Grips.||Rain/Cold Tent Cover, Infant car seat adapter, toddler support seat, all-over cover, second bench, cupboard under bench, Brooks Saddle & Grips.|
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