Radkutsche: Rapid – Cargo Bike

Radkutsche: Rapid – Cargo Bike


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Once moving, one is surprised how simply and dynamically the Rapid is manoeuvred. Hand-built in Germany by an expert team of bike enthusiasts the Rapid boasts fascinating highlights, giving you freedom to live sustainably as well as experiencing unforgettable impressions through its streamlined design. With an extra-stable, yet agile two-wheeled load, the Rapid scores highly with a total weight load of up to 200kg.

The large front loading area at 83 x 50cm can easily be interchanged with various platforms, crates and tubs (not included). Make your own or upgrade to one in our range.

Further add ons like our family package serves the safe and comfortable transportation of children, with options for for carrying 2 or 4 children with an addon rain cover to protect everyone in front so your family can ride all day everyday.

Please note: Pictures may differ from our current stock. Please review the specifications below and get in touch for stock availability.

Family Setup

The safe family tub is designed for transporting children. The stable and surrounding aluminium frame protects the little ones. In the tub seats are installed at the front and back with your children secured with with Yepp seatbelts. (2 child family = front bench, 4 child family = front and back bench). The rain-cover can be added on with a simple click to effectively protect your children from rain, sun and wind.


Heavy Duty Fork The tapered head tube and the downhill wheels used in Rapid replicate a robust MTB construction.

Steel Frame The high fatigue strength gives the lightweight frame reliability and a payload of up to 200kg.

Extra Large System Loading Area A half euro pallet space for every type of freight. Thanks to a low center of gravity the Rapid easily manoeuvres itself with heavy loads.

Deep Entry Curvy design for quick and easy ascent in any situation.

Frame Robust steel frame, hand welded, made in Germany
Tyres German Schwalbe Big Ben Balloon Tyres Front: 20 x 2.15, Rear: 26 x 2.15
Spokes Sandvik heavy-duty 13G stainless steel
Brakes Tektro Auriga Sub Hydraulic Disc Brakes 180 Rotor (Front & Rear)
Bearings Quality sealed bearings on wheels, bottom bracket and motor
Shifter Shimano SLX Rapid-fire PLUS thumb-shifter
Gears Shimano DEORE XT 9 Speed
Forks Heavy duty fork (tapered) with torque support, made in Germany
Handlebars Ergotec MTB formed handlebars and Ergotec 5 headstem, Al. Alloy
Mudguards SKS Full front / rear polycarbonate plastics and stainless steel support stays
Chainwheel Lasco brand, Al Alloy, 170mm, 42T
Chain Shimano HG X
Stand Alloy articulating centrestand
Rear Carrier TUBUS Al Alloy 40kg rated super-rack (suitable for weighted panniers)
Pedals VP K218 MTB Pedals All-weather non-slip TPE surface, Boron steel axle with ball bearings
Seat Selle Royale Ariel
Seat post Ergotec
Lighting Front Light AXA Pico 30 E, Rear Light Toplight mini with standing light ultracapacitors


Bike weight Approximately 32kg
Frame size Seat tube height 19.5″ low stepthru with adjustable stem handlebars and seat.
Payload 200kg
Bike Length 2690mm
Bike Width 500mm
Platform Length 820mm
Platform Width 500-700mm

Together we can change mobility. Radkutsche bikes are made in Germany by a young team of bike enthusiasts who design and build cargo bikes with passion. Whether two or three wheels, their cargo bikes are sophisticated, ergonomic and fast everyday companions.