donky bike   a versatile load carrier by ben wilson donky bike   a versatile load carrier by ben wilson
nov 15, 2012

donky bike a versatile load carrier by ben wilson

‘donky bike’ by ben wilsonimage by john selby



a simple versatile load carrier, the ‘donky bike‘ by ben wilson is designed for urban living, offering an easy way to transport cargo around town. the utility vehicle has been conceived, considering the load-carrying designs of the nethlerlands in combination with the strength and simplicity of BMX components, resulting in a compact two-wheeler which has a strong, durable frame with low-maintenance components which can be universally replaced and repaired.

the bike features a square-section beam which carries the overall load set-upon it, and offers a platform in which front and rear attachments can be connected easily, supported on 20″ wheels. there is ease of handling and steering even at low speeds through traffic, and loaded with goods. the key to easy riding is to transfer the weight down through the frame without ‘hanging’ your cargo on the handlebars.

the two-wheeler affords loads on both the front and back via a square-section beamimage by john selby



cargo can be easily transported via front and rear racksimage by john selby



image by john selby



image by john selby

image by john selby

cargo can be easily attached through the use of bungee cordsimage by john selby

the two-wheeler was conceived considering the load-carrying designs of the netherlands in combination with the strength and simplicity of a BMX bikeimage by john selby




the front and rear racks can be removed for storageimage by john selby



mechanical component detailsimages by john selby



the ‘donky bike’ is made for urban livingimage by jens marott




donky bike – a versatile load carrier
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