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I want to share that spirit of adventure and exploring standard

Talking to Rob about the cargo bike in their family life: "The bike has added a lot to family life for us,” he said. “It adds another option for travel, riding is super reliable, and I get my daily physical activity. But the best part is the time Edwin and I get to spend together. We talk about our day, sing songs (or he tells me to stop singing…), and observe and explore our city together. I decorate the bike every so often with painted ply wood cut outs inspired by his imagination or events like his birthday or cultural events. The bike has been a pirate ship, a mobile library (for readings with children at the Botanic Gardens at our monthly community ride), a tram ...

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An active adult, as a role model, will stimulate a child to be active standard

As a pedagogue you are, amongst other things, concerned with the development of children. As a professional I am convinced that the environment and education, are important factors in the development of children. I think it's a wonderful experience for every child to get out and about with their parents/carers in a cargo bike. Being outdoors and exploring nature, the children (and their parents/carers) are challenged, which in turn stimulates their curiosity. By doing something together and getting acquainted with things around you during a cycle ride, there’s the sense of attachment, which strengthens the relationship. Due to the 'rider' being at a short distance from the 'occupant', there is sufficient opportunity for interaction. During the ride, the child is ...

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