These bicycles were made for hard work, not just for recreational fun. Also this site reminds me again how parallel history combustion engine motor cycles and bicycles have. Don't need the crystal ball to tell everyone that new cargo bike renaissance is crowing with electrical motors on them.
Work for fun, fun in work.
"Here he is, with his strings of onions, sun-tanned face, broken English and something in his gay appearance - all telling you he comes from France. Look out for him in the Summer"