Putting the Yuba Mundo to work

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i put the Yuba Mundo through a little test over the weekend… I picked up a 70lb bag of chicken feed and two large and awkward wooden screen doors.
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Big bag of chicken feed? No problem.
But two wooden screen doors?
(Photos © J. Maus)

On Saturday, I decided to put the Yuba Mundo through a few paces.

When he dropped it off last week, local Mundo man Jeremy Towsey-French said the bike excels at carrying awkward loads. With that in mind, I decided to use it to pick up a few things I needed around the house — two large wooden screen doors and a 50-pound bag of chicken feed.

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The ‘Mundo’ makes its Portland debut

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Jeremy Towsey-French loves the Mundo.
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Jeremy Towsey-French dropped by BikePortland.org headquarters today to introduce me to the Yuba Mundo.

The Mundo (it means “world” in Spanish) is a cargo bike dreamed up by an ex-employee of Xtracycle and Jeremy is the Portland distributor. He’s set up a website at StumptownMundo.com and he tells me he’s got the only Mundos in the country right now.

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