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The Swoop’s low step-thru cargo bike frame makes it easy to climb aboard when loaded with kids or cargo.
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Short or tall, getting on and off a Swoop loaded up with kids & cargo is a breeze with its industry-leading low step-thru geometry.
Power through city streets and up rustic trails without breaking a sweat. Every ride becomes an exciting new adventure.
From babies & kids to loved ones and furry friends, the Swoop easily takes 3 friends (and all their gear) along for the ride.
Add to cart and use the Bike Builder to design your ride just the way you want it. Select the Everyday Rider bundle and get everything you need to be ready for anything.
From components to accessories to electric drive system, we make sure everything is hand-selected to give you the best riding experience for you and your passengers.
The Shimano STEPS EP8 e-bike motor has a top pedal-assist speed of 20 mph and up to 85 nM of torque for hilly terrain & heavy loads. With up to 400% of e-assist, you’ll cruise up hills with, even with your bike fully loaded. Learn more about the Shimano STEPS EP8 system here.
With 630Wh, you’ll be able to ride further without having to stop & recharge. A single 630 watt-hour battery provides between 30 to 60 miles per charge, 20% more than comparable stock batteries.
The E5003 cycling computer gives you easy handlebar access to control your electric bike system. With large display & easy to use button layout, you’ll take less time thinking about your electric assist and more time enjoying your adventure.
Precise shifting and a clutch rear derailleur give you quick gear changes to get into the right gear for any terrain. Paired with a wide range 11-speed 11 tooth – 42 tooth cassette, no hills will stand in your way.
Hydraulic brakes offer more power for braking and they self adjust to keep your brakes powerful as the pads wear.
The lowest step-over height and tall seat post makes the Swoop easy to adjust & share between riders of varying heights.
With our full range of passenger & cargo carrying accessories, your Swoop can meet you where you’re at in life.
These solid metal foot rests give your rear passengers a comfortable place for their feet while offering additional support for cargo in bags.
These sling bags that double up as protective wheelskirts can help you carry what you need to, where you need to carry it. When not in use, they can fold up and out of the way.
Load and unload cargo and rear passengers with confidence and ease thanks to the solid and stable dual leg KickBack 3 center kickstand.
Full metal fenders with Xtra-strong mounting points to keep you dry in all conditions. Wide and tough. Built for everyday use.
The Swoop comes ready to ride anytime of day or night with a Herrmans H-Black Pro front light and H-Track Dynamo rear light.
Give your rear passengers a secure and solid hand rail or handle bar to hold on to with the Longtail Hooptie, Longtail HalfHooptie, or SnackBars.
Our name for the padded seat for passengers. You can use one or two for maximum passenger comfort.
For kiddos who are not yet ready to sit on the rear deck out of a seat, we offer the rear rack mounted Yepp Nexxt Maxi seats to keep them safe and cozy.
This versatile pannier comes has padded sides to protect your gear, is easy to carry on your back all day, and is even easier to latch right onto your bike for the everyday errands or epic all-day outings.
Need a little a place to strap on that Friday night pizza or tote the kids’ backpacks? The PorterRack adds additional front rack space for that extra cargo.
Have the PorterRack but need a little more space to carry stuff like laptops and groceries? The PorterPack’s got you.
Question: how might one aspiring SuperParent ditch the car keys, carbon emissions, and congested highways—and still get the kids to soccer practice early? Designed for ease of cargo loading and handling, the Swoop is your instrument for going all-in on the cargo bike lifestyle. Parked in the garage where your second car used to be, the Swoop is an obvious pick for quick coffee runs, Burning Man, school drop-offs, and cross-town errands alike. Is that your other car looking nervous?
For the vertically-challenged or not-so-flexible among us (or those that just don’t feel like kicking their kids in the face), this electric cargo bike’s low step-thru frame makes climbing aboard a breeze. With its highly-engineered steering stability, you’re still in control—even under a heavy load. And with a 20-inch rear wheel, petite and novice riders can handle the Swoop with mastery—undetectable noob-status for the win.
|1||Head tube length||7.75"||197 mm|
|2||Fork length||16.5"||419 mm|
|3||Fork offset||2.5"||63.5 mm|
|4||Seat tube||17"||432 mm|
|7||Effective top tube||22.5"||572 mm|
|8||Actual top tube||25.5"||648 mm|
|9||Step over height||18"||457 mm|
|10||Chainstay length||32"||813 mm|
|11||Deck length||30"||762 mm|
|12||Deck height||23"||584 mm|
|13||Wheel base||56.3"||1430 mm|
|14||Actual length||83"||2108 mm|
Direct Home Delivery ($350): Get your bike delivered fully assembled, ready to ride, in our Big Box of Happiness anywhere in the continental United States. This premium assembly and delivery service comes with our 15 day, 50-mile trial and hassle-free return. Fully assembled bikes ship within 2 weeks. Delivery times vary based on location. For Canada, please see Shipping Xtracycle Bikes to Canada: What to know.
Unassembled ($200): Looking to DIY your bike build or work with your local bike shop for assembly? This option is for you. Choose “unassembled” and we will ship your bike and accessories directly to you for a flat shipping fee of $200. Unassembled bikes ship within 2 business days. Delivery times vary based on location. We recommend all bikes assembled at home be looked over by a bike shop before use to ensure proper assembly.
Local delivery ($200): If you are located in the Bay Area, we’ll get your bike fully assembled and sent directly to your home, ready to ride, for $200.
Local pick-up (free): Pick up your bike fully built in-store and get it home however you’d like.
|Available colors||Vista Blue (glossy)|
|Bike weight||62.9 lbs|
|Maximum carrying capacity||400 pounds, including rider|
|Frame material||4130 Chromoly steel|
|Fork material||4130 Chromoly steel|
|Handlebar||Kalloy AL078L, 31.8mm, 45mm rise, 24-degree backsweep, 640mm width|
|Grips||Marwi 7GP-03-L, 125mm long|
|Stem||Kalloy AS007N. Available lengths: 60mm (S), 90mm (M), 120mm (L)|
|Headset||FSA No. 18|
|Saddle||Xtracycle Comfort Saddle (2021)|
|Seat post||Kalloy SP3D1, 31.6mm. Available lengths: 300mm (S), 400mm (M), 450mm (L)|
|Seat clamp (collar)||Xtracycle LF-5233 34.9mm bolt-on|
|Rear rack||Longtail RearRack|
|Brake levers||Tektro M745|
|Front brake||Tektro M745, 4 piston hydraulic|
|Front rotor||Shimano SM-RT64, 180mm|
|Rear brake||Tektro M745, 4 piston hydraulic|
|Rear rotor||Shimano STEPS RT-EM600-M, 180mm|
|Front light||Herrmans H-Black Pro E 6-12V (attached to fender)|
|Rear light||Herrmans H-Track Dynamo, 6V (included)|
|Shifters||SRAM NX 11-speed trigger shifter with X-ACTUATION (Model number SL-NX-1-A1)|
|Rear derailleur||Sram NX11 X-HORIZON (Model number RD-NX-1-A1)|
|Crank||Shimano FC-EM600, 170mm; FSA 42 tooth cog|
|Cassette||SRAM GX PG-1130 A1, 11-speed, 11 tooth - 42 tooth|
|Chain||Taya e10T-EPT (174 Links)|
|E-assist||Shimano STEPS EP8|
|E-assist cycling computer||Shimano SC-E5003|
|Charger||Shimano STEPS EC-E8004-2 (120 V AC, 50 - 60 Hz)|
|Battery||Shimano STEPS BT-E8016, 630 wH (downtube, external)|
|Front hub||KT QL-XC2F, 15mm thru axle|
|Rear hub||KT QL-XC2R, 168mm quick release|
|Front rim||26" Alex DM24, 36H A/V 13 gauge|
|Rear rim||20" Alex DM24, 36H A/V 13 gauge|
|Spokes||Pillar 13 gauge stainless with PB15 14L brass nipples|
|Tires||Front: Schwalbe Super Moto-X HS 439, 26" x 2.4"; Rear: Schwalbe Super Moto-X HS 439, 20" x 2.4"|
|Tire compatibility||26" and 20" only, max width of 2.4"|
|Also includes||FreeLoader Too, U-tubes (2021)|
|E-assist class||Class 1|
|Max e-assist speed||20 mph|
|Specifications are subject to change without notice.|
The Swoop is compatible with the following accessories: Longtail Hooptie, Longtail HalfHooptie, SnackBars, MagicCarpet, PorterRack, PorterPack (when a PorterRack is installed), Everyday BikePack, FreeLoader Too, U-Tubes, KickBack 3, EdgeRunner WheelSkirts, Yepp Nexxt Maxi.
An important note about child seats:
The Yepp Maxi is not compatible with the Shimano powered Swoop.
|Swoop assembly manual|
|Swoop assembly video||
Link to video on Xtracycle YouTube channel
|Shimano STEPS EP8 System - User manual|
|Shimano STEPS Battery and Charger - User manual|
|Shimano STEPS SC-E5003 Cycling Computer - User manual|
|Hermanns H-Black Pro (front light) - User manual|
|Hermmans H-Track (rear light) - User manual|
The Xtracycle Warranty covers each e-bike frame and fork against defects in manufacturing and materials for a lifetime for personal use (for the original owner) or one (1) year for commercial use. All Shimano STEPS components come with a two (2) year warranty, beginning on the date of purchase. Exclusions to this warranty apply. Please see the Terms and Conditions page for our full Warranty Policy.
No regrets and loving it
This bike is super fun to ride and makes it easy to do kid drop offs and pick ups ( even with 3)! I love the ability to increase the level of assistance when going in to the wind or up a hill, but it’s also easy to ensure a great workout. We’ve reduced our driving significantly using this bike and we are loving it!
So glad I did!
Honestly, I don’t have words to express how please I am with Swooptie (my new bike). Marie-Claire was absolutely fantastic – patient, informative and honest. Shipping was incredibly fast – Cali to NY in a week! And most importantly the bike – beautiful, comfortable and well designed. I bought my bike sight unseen, without ever test riding an Xtracycle and I am so glad I did.
Xtracycle cargo bikes have the best all-around designs and are especially amazing for families. They are strong, comfortable, and adaptable, which are all things we were looking for in a cargo bike. Our kids love our eSwoop and so do we!
Xtracycle helped us get outside more
Our Xtracycle has really helped us get outside more as a family. More ambitious trips are possible on an electric cargo bike carrying passengers than otherwise. We’ve been doing long rides across town to start but will be doing some weekend touring trips soon. The Xtracycle is a very high-quality product and–although it’s the most expensive bike I’ve ever purchased–I have zero regrets because of the fun it has brought us and the future plans it has enabled.
Absolutely love this bike!
I absolutely love this bike!! We live in a very bike friendly community and I ride everywhere with my kids in tow (sometimes all three!). We have had so many fun adventures around town now – parks, grocery shopping, beach lunches you name it. Saving money on gas too has bee nice!!
So much better than another car
It’s so much better than another car. It’s convenient to roll right up to the beach or any other destination with all your stuff and not have to park in a parking lot. My wife is not a big cyclist, but now she carries the kids and beats me on fast rides, and has a great time doing it.
A full car replacement
We bought our Xtracycle swoop as a second car replacement. It’s turning out to be a full car replacement. It’s my first choice to jump on the bike to run to school or the store and I’m disappointed if we have to fall back to using the car. It’s easy to ride while still being incredibly fun and safe. Plus zone blue looks pretty.
I ruminated about whether to go human-powered or not and am SO glad that I went with a motor. I’m 130lbs and the bike and kids are a combined 130lbs so it’s very difficult to get the bike moving from a stop without a motor. The extra pedal-assist helps me clear intersections quickly.
Very quick shipping time and great communication, highly recommended! Bike was shipped ready to ride and I was on the bike and riding in less than 10 minutes..