Hanoi cyclo

Hanoi cyclo
Hanoi cyclo
Initially, the French and the large staff of Hanoi  buy trailers and use. More later, it became a symbol for the wealthy merchants of the capital Hanoi. Each cyclo has a professional sled called a "slow loris" and sometimes add 2 others pushed. If person were the large staff , always has one of the teens  beside the rickshaw, holding a rustic tobacco pipe or a tray of betel if passengers are women. Over time, the trailers are made ​​improvements such as wheels are rubber coated shell, placed between the springs and wheel chairs, decorated for luxury .
Many years after World War first,bike first appeared in the city center , was imported from Saint Etienne, France. And the bike was attached to the rear of the trailer, that is the pedicab was born. Industry pedicab rickshaw hooked, played an important role in improving vehicle on the streets of Hanoi. Soon, pedicab vehicle is converted primarily to carry goods. Thus, on the one hand it is designed more robust, less comfort than the buffer was replaced with wood panels bearing rudimentary but well, the throne hand out to friends can carry bulky items, less hood sun and rain sure plastic sheet, the two hooks attached to the footrests to the needs of our customers can tow overcome difficult terrain .

        In 2  ethnic war, cyclo become powerful means for production and field combat cargo at places where cars can not go, passengers evacuated, carrying wounded to the aid station , carrying fire fighting, carrying ammunition and weaponry to the battlefield ... Cyclo can carry hundreds of kilograms of cargo. Cyclo significant position in the war museum in Hanoi. Then, from the innovation, the concept is much change, daily life on a rich foreigner to travel more, have more cabs service function business travelers inside edge functionality freight. According to the traffic police department in Hanoi, the whole city is 5 shipping companies operating in a cycle, with 400 vehicles.

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