Video Review: Xtracycle Swoop 2nd Gen E-Cargo Bike

Arguably, the inventor of the long-tail style cargo bike back in the late 90’s, Xtracycle has honed in on a few key models. Last November the brand released the 2nd generation of the popular Swoop e-cargo bike model and we got one of the first bikes off the boat to test. The full review is published at and below is the video I did for the review. We’ve tested a number of e-cargo bikes and… spoiler alert: this is our favorite.

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Adventure Correspondent Cameron L. Martindell is a freelance adventure travel and expedition writer, photographer and filmmaker who founded in 2000. He has contributed to Elevation Outdoors Magazine, The Gear Junkie, National Geographic, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Outside, Backpacker, Wired, Australian Geographic, and others. He has been to all seven continents and lived on five of them, including a four-month stint at the South Pole. Cameron has more than 10 years of mountain search and rescue experience, is an Eagle Scout, has been an Australian bush firefighter, competes in sailing regattas, plans national and international youth programs, guides Oregon rafting trips and Australian bush backpacking trips.

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