Instead of watching the US Presidential debate last night, I watched a terrific documentary about cargo bikes, motherhood, and feminism. I recommend it!
Here’s the trailer:
I confess I’ve always wanted a cargo bike for groceries and carrying stuff about town. When my kids were little they rode in the back behind me in a trailer, but whenever I travelled to places with cargo bikes I looked on in wonderment. That’s the way to do it!
In my dream commune/co-op we’d share a cargo bike for running errands. I don’t have enough need for one here in Guelph. And I don’t have little people in my life these days.
But still, they make me smile.
Have you ever ridden a cargo bike? Wanted one? Bought one? Tell us your stories in the comments below.
Other links about cargo bikes:
‘Cargo-Bike Moms’ Are Gentrifying the Netherlands
Schlepping By Bicycle: The Next Big Thing in Women’s Bike Advocacy?
Families turning to cargo bikes for school drop off