Bike Bug® FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions
The Bike Bug® team has done our best to list the most Frequently Asked Questions we have received over the years. If you have a question that's not answered in our product descriptions, not on our list, or just need a little more clarification on your question, please feel free to contact us using the form on the bottom of this page.
Bike Bug® Bicycle Engines
Q: How far can you go on a tank of gas with a Bike Bug® Bicycle Engine?
A: Depends on terrain and rider weight - generally 40 miles.
Q: How long is the warranty on a Bike Bug® Engines?
A: We offer a 6 month warranty.
Q: Do you carry parts?
A: Bike Bug® carries all parts that are exclusive to it's products.
Aqua Bug® Outboard Motors
Q: How long will an outboard tank of gas last?
A: Depends on speed - generally, 1-1/2 hour trolling.
Q: What is the speed of an outboard?
A: Generally, 5 knots.
Q: Where can I get a Kayak mount for an outboard?
A: eBay has many for around $20 USD +/-.
Bike Bug® Cargo Bikes
Q: How much assembly is necessary for a Cargo Tricycle?
A: Handle bars and wheels need installation - using ordinary tools.
Q: What is the weight rating of a Cargo Tricycle?
A: Up to 500 lbs. - excluding rider.
Q: Can an electric kit be installed later on a Cargo Tricycle?
A: Yes, we also provide instructions with all Bike Bug® products.
Q: Can you recommend a freezer for the Cargo Tricycles?
A: Sears sells a 5.1 cu. ft. freezer for $200 USD that fits perfectly in the cargo area. Many people use these, ice cream freezes hard in 20 minutes and they sell from the freezer all day long.
Q: How long does it take to get my order?
A: We ship either FedEx Ground or Air Freight with a major airline, usually under 2 weeks.
Q: Can I pick up my purchase?
A: Yes, our warehouse is at 13918 Almeda Road, Houston, Texas 77052 - please call 713.962.2681 to make an appointment.
Q: Do you discount for volume purchases?
A: Yes, we can save you money on volume purchases - contact firstname.lastname@example.org for volume discounts.
Q: Do you offer financing or layaway?
A: Yes, we offer both through a third party service - financing is through FuturePay* and layaway is through LayBuy*. *Certain Conditions Apply
Q: Do you offer discounts?
A: We have some units that are scratched or dented that we periodically sell at a discount.
Q: Do you offer referral fees?
A: Yes, you can earn money by telling your friends where you got your Bike Bug®, Aqua Bug®, or Cargo Bike - payable when they purchase a bicycle engine or cargo tricycle from us.