In January or February 2012 I've bought an electric bike at Skene Järn, where they sold that one for only 5000 Swedish crowns. That one is usually worth 12000 crowns, so nobody would get surprised if a thief would steal my bike. Therefore I've bought myself two U-locks made by German Abus, both of them had different values. But because of the situation with the criminality in Sweden, I can't be sure that I'm safe having just two U-locks. I've therefore checked the website of Cargobike, where I've noticed that they sell a bike alarm.
The bike alarm that Cargobike sells is waterproof, has got a remote control, and all what this one costed was only 249 Swedish crowns. After ordering that alarm I've happened to get it delivered in a little longer time than normally. Cargobike has sent that alarm from Malmö in Sweden, where they have their main office, over to me, using services of PostNord. The problems with long delivery times are not a new thing for me, since that happened to me two years ago. At that point I've ordered those special bike lights from Cycle Taiwan. PostNord has delivered that alarm that I've ordered from Cargobike within four business days, this is a little longer than usually, and I received my bike alarm within seven days (including weekends) after I've ordered that one from Cargobike. I would therefore suggest that Cargobike sends their letters and packages to their customers using services of DHL instead of PostNord. I've received some packages from Malmö that were delivered by DHL, and all what it took for DHL to deliver each package to me was just one business day. Because of that DHL works better than PostNord, I'm sure that everything would work better, since Cargobike would deliver their packages faster to their customers and therefore improve their services, even if DHL could cost a little more than PostNord.
After receiving the bike alarm I've bought 9V batteries that I needed, but that wasn't enough though. Another problem that I've got at that point was that the 12V 23A-battery that was included in the remote control was out of power, making it impossible to use the remote control and therefore impossible to test that alarm. I bought a new battery for the remote control at Skene Järn and tried that at home. Once I got that new battery in the remote control, I could test that alarm, and it's loud with its 110 dB. If anyone would touch my bike next time trying either to destroy it, its U-locks or stealing my bike, that alarm will sound, it could easily scare away a criminal touching my bike and other people could pay attention to what's going on around my bike. The alarm from Cargobike is a very good one, it's cheap, waterproof, loud and has got a remote control. It was very good for me to find out that Cargobike sells bike alarms, I've bought it and I'm very happy of the product. Just like cars have got alarms, so does my bike as well.
Cargobike sells bike alarms for low prices, their bike alarms are waterproof, loud and actually very similar to alarms in cars. Cargobike could improve their delivery services by sending their packages using services of DHL instead of those from PostNord, especially when they send from Malmö, because DHL is faster than PostNord. Otherwise I recommend Cargobike for everyone who wishes to get a bike alarm like the one that I've got.
Review by Laurids Geneseo3 years ago
Fast and great service
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