I recently spotted this pic of Princess Mary of Denmark, who also happens to be Australian, cycling her kids around in a cargo bike:
This image comes from a Daily Mail article but if you Google “Princess Mary cargo bike” you’ll see there are lots of images just like this. This is obviously something she does regularly and not just a one-off thing. No wonder she looks so terrific and what a fantastic example – to have a princess cycling her own kids to school. Most other people in her position would a) get the nanny to drop the kids at school and b) use a gas-guzzling SUV to do it.
I’m still lusting after a new cargo bike. Maybe for Christmas or early next year. In the meantime I get to research them and I recently discovered this cool tilting cargo trike from Butchers and Bicycles: