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Clifford Gallington
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This is made by workcycle in the Netherlands http://www.workcycles.com/

I can just see this at a farmers market loaded down with the mornings harvest ready to sell or trade!
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R Scott
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That does have that retro awesomesauce, doesn't it?

 
John Polk
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Very practical looking.

But, it is not a 'bike', it is a 'bakfietsen' (trike).

It would also be good for carting 'stuff' to/from the field.
 
tel jetson
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here's a builder that's a little closer to Kansas. that chap makes some great cargo racks, too.
 
Chris Sturgeon
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Cuba has been using cargo bikes like the one's pictured above for many years now. Because they can't get car parts shipped in from the USA (also the reason you see such awesome 1950's cars still in daily use there) , they make do by re-purposing bike parts.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/brianail/14069310/

I used to work for a foundation that gathered up "useless" old bikes from around Vancouver and send them in a shipping container to Havana. The mechanics there took this entire container of random, used and discarded bike parts and turned it into as many cargo bikes as possible. Amazing mechanics with minimal tools!
 
Dale Hodgins
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I'm sure I've seen a guy on a similar bike selling flowers. You could slowly move through a downtown crowd on something like that. It could also become the world's most fuel efficient ice cream truck.
 
Johan Thorbecke
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Like this you mean?



Those are quite common in Europe along with their bigger moped brothers:

 
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