Whether you’re riding to the farmer’s market to pick up fresh produce or to the corner store to buy a six-pack of beer, when you have a bike basket it’s easy to get your purchases home. Heading to the beach? A basket is great for carrying your beach towel and sunscreen. Students like having a bike basket to hold their books and laptops, while pet parents sometimes find that bicycle baskets are a fun way to take their small dogs out for a ride.
Chubby’s Cruisers carries a full range of bicycle baskets, including front and rear models, and baskets that fit like a saddlebag over the rear rack of your bike. Our baskets are available in a wide range of materials, including metal, faux rattan (these look like wicker but are actually plastic), wicker, wood, bamboo and fabric. Some of our wire baskets come with a mesh bottom, to accommodate smaller items such as keys and cell phones that would other wise fall out.
There are three main types of bike baskets: mounted, quick release and hanging. Here’s what you need to know about each...
Mounted Bicycle Baskets attach to your bike with hardware. They’re very secure, and can generally carry more weight than other types of baskets. Some models hold up to 50 pounds.
Quick Release Bicycle Baskets attach to a bracket which is attached to your bike. Like the name implies, quick release baskets are easy to mount on and off your bike. Quick release baskets typically hold up to 10 pounds, and because they’re easily removable they make it easy to fit more bikes onto a bike rack.
Hanging Bicycle Baskets simply hang from the handlebars of your bike. While these are generally the least expensive baskets available, they are not as durable as the other options.
Chubby’s huge selection of bicycle baskets include some that are hide to find elsewhere. Choices include:
Pizza Carriers for pizza delivery people
Pet Baskets for taking your small furry companion out for a ride
Giant Delivery Baskets that are popular with messengers and newspaper delivery people
Picnic Baskets with easy-open lids to keep your wine and cheese out of the sun
Shoppers Baskets that make it easy to carry your merchandise around the store and then back home
Chubby’s also carries the popular Peterboro baskets. Hand made in New Hampshire of real solid hardwood ash, these beautiful bicycle baskets come in a variety of sizes and styles.