Register Now!

Sign up for your free 4 week trial of a Lug+Carrie eBike.
A Merri-bek City Council Ride & Stride Initiative.

Who is it for?
Families who want to turn the school run into quality time, and leave the hassles of the car at home.

Not sure if eBikes are for you?

  • Lug+Carrie will deliver the bike to your home or your school and show you how to use it.
  • We’ll provide tips on how to ride safely with children. 
  • Lug+Carrie will be here to to support you during your trial. 

Returning to cycling?

  • We’re here to get you back on the bike, it’s what we do.
  • Our bikes are one-size-fits-all, safe, and stable thanks to the smaller wheels.
  • Fitness and hills aren’t an issue thanks to the electric motor.

Want to ride more?

  • You can ride with one or two kids (even a second adult!)
  • Ride to school, to work, the shops or to the football on the weekend on a single charge.
  • Modular and capable of carrying up to 200kg, our bikes can replace your car for more than just the school run.

How it works

Register Online

Fill out the form with some basic information about yourself.

Chat With Us

One of our friendly experienced staff will help you choose the bike and accessories to suit your family.

Get Your eBike!

Delivered to your home with a 45 min introduction to your Lug+Carrie and riding with kids.

Have Fun!

We’re here for you. Any issues with your bike and we will come to your place to get you rolling again. There’s even roadside assistance! It’s all part of the standard Lug+Carrie subscription.

We’ve helped hundreds of people make the switch to a more active and efficient way of getting their family around!

Pop-up Test Rides!

Want to try the bikes first?
We will be doing test rides at your school!

St Margaret Mary's
Primary School

Monday 8th May
8:30 - 9:30am

Primary School

Friday 26th May
3:30 - 4:30pm

Glenroy West
Primary School

Friday 19th May
8:20 - 9:20am

Oak Park
Primary School

Friday 19th May
3:15 - 4:15pm

Primary School

Monday 22nd May
3:00 - 4:00pm

Visit Lug+Carrie

Monday - Friday
9:00 - 4:00pm

Been thinking about ways to switch up your travel?
We have everything you need!

Kim enjoying commute to work on her Quick Haul ebike. As a Lug+Carrie subscriber she doesn't need to stress about parking or traffic.

The Quick Haul P9

Affordable, simple and powerful. Carry up to 1 child and their bags.

The Tern HSD s8i

Small and Nimble. Great for transporting up to one child, bags and shopping.

The Tern GSD ebike is a compact and versatile cargo bike designed to carry two passengers or children. The image shows the bike parked on a city street with a blurred cityscape in the background. The bike has a sturdy frame and a rear cargo rack, which is equipped with a comfortable and secure child seat. The child seat can be easily removed when not in use, and the cargo rack can accommodate other cargo, such as groceries or work equipment. The bike also features an electric motor and a battery, which provides assistance while riding, making it easier to navigate hills or long distances. The Tern GSD ebike is a perfect solution for families or commuters who need a compact and versatile bike that can carry multiple passengers or cargo. It is available at Lug+Carrie.

The Tern GSD s10

All the power you need. Carry up to 2 kids, their bags and your weekly groceries.

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Our goal is to empower families to leave the car at home by providing no commitment flexible subscriptions, with reassuring ongoing support, to the best bikes in the world.

Merri-bek Council Logo

Merri-bek City Council is working with local primary schools to deliver the Ride & Stride program, a behaviour change program working to increase the number of families walking, riding and scooting to school.


Need to know more?
Email us at and mention Ride & Stride.

What is the trial?

The trial includes an eCargo bike of  your choice with any accessories for four weeks. 

Who is this trial for?

The offer is limited to 20 free trials per school and is limited to one bike per family. 

Are there any upfront costs?

You will be asked to complete two surveys and pay a $44 deposit as part of the application process. Your deposit will be refunded at the end of the 4 week trial. 

What happens at the end of the 4 weeks?

The bike and all its accessories will be picked up for free at the end of the four weeks. If you’d like to continue renting the bike after the free four week period, Lug+Carrie can organise a subscription suitable for your needs.

Book a test ride

Find out for yourself how much fun you can have on a Lug+Carrie.

Build your eBike

Use our eBike Builder to tailor a bike setup to your lifestyle.

Ask us anything!

Book a time to chat with us if you’ve got questions or want to sign up.