E-Cargo Cruiser 5.0 vs 5.1

In 2020, Johnny Loco released its newest electric cargo bike. The E-Cargo Cruiser 5.1 is the biggest upgrade ever in the history of Johnny Loco's Cargo Cruisers. In the table below, we have summarized the differences between the latest 5.1 model (released 2020) and its predecessor, the 5.0 model (released 2017-2019).

E-Cargo Cruiser model  5.0 5.1
Look / appearance

Dutch Delight


Earl Grey



Dutch Delight (Sold Out)


Earl Grey (available summer 2020)

Electric support system Shimano Steps E6000-series Shimano Steps E6100-series
Front lights Powered by batteries
(3x AAA each)
Powered by Shimano Steps battery
Rear light Powered by batteries
(2x AAA)
Powered by Shimano Steps battery
Child seat Canvas + turbo cover Waterproof mesh material
Child safety belts 2-point security buckles 5-point security buckles
Gears Shimano® Nexus 7-speed Shimano® Alfine 8-speed
Front brakes Disc brakes Hydraulic disk brakes
Rear brake Shimano Rollerbrake Hydraulic disk brake
Seat clamp Allen key needed Quick release handle
Saddle Leather look Leather look (improved color and stitching)
Fenders Powder coated steel Powder coated alloy
Ring lock ABUS Amparo 4850 (2 Stars ART Approved) ABUS Shield™ 5650L (2 stars ART approved)