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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, FedEx Freight, or USPS (for small parts) usually received in under 2 weeks. International Shipping may require additional time.

Q: Can I pick up my purchase?

A: Yes, our pick-up location is at 11169 Riverview Way, Houston, Texas 77042 - 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 for volume discounts.

Q: Do you offer layaway?

A: Yes, we offer layaway through LayBuy*. *Certain Conditions Apply

Q: Do you offer discounts?

A: We run special promotions throughout the year. Subscribe to our Newsletter & follow us on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram to stay in the know. We also have some units that are scratched or dented that we periodically sell at a discount. Contact us for details.

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.