Take a little longer to get used to ride initially.
Able to carry 3+ kids
Handle well both loaded and unloaded, weight balanced in the centre of the bike.
Larger of the two, require more storage space.
Able to carry massive load in strange shapes - we have carried a piano, washing machines and lumber.
More expensive, usually.
Very good integration with rain covers.
Lowest centre of gravity, most stable.
You have the option of rigid, hardtail or full suspension.
Able to easily carry a dog
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