After we get the front and rear triangles, seat stays and drop outs tacked together and aligned the next step in our process is to complete the welding of the frame. After this we install braze-ons, inspect the frame and touch up if needed, then they are off to the powdercoaters. This is a time […]
Why ream a bottom bracket? Why ream a seat tube? We are only talking about pedicabs right? Aren’t reamers expensive? Yes they are. And yes high quality pedicabs are expensive too. We believe pedicabs should be worth their price. We take these steps so that the end user will easily be able to service their […]
This is a quick 30 second time lapse video we made of Wes TIG welding one of our front triangles here in our shop in Austin, Texas.
Depending on how you count, We have been developing our pedicab for 5 plus years. It has gone through many changes over that time. We had several prototypes that were perfectly functional, but did not make the grade for one reason or another. In the course of this development cycle we came to the conclusion […]
We decided a while ago that pedicabbers were professional cyclists. When looking around at the equipment that was available to pedicabbers to use in their trade we concluded that most of it was not up to task. We saw flatbar being used as seat stays, carriage sub-frames that were designed to fail in the same […]
It has been a long time in coming. In August 2008 I pedicabbed at the Denver Democratic National Convention with the express goal of earning enough money to start making pedicabs. Little did I know what a long road I would be going down and how many false starts, and wrong turns there would be. […]
Over the last year Movemint Bike Cab has manufactured and installed canopies for all of its pedicabs. While this may seem like a no-brainer, this is not true for other Austin pedicab shops. We have looked at it as an insurance policy for us and our riders. The alternatives to not having a functional canopies […]