Towing with sulky – previously the work of horses
Energic motoculteurs (B5, C7, and D9) where quite capable of towing substantial loads, as well as giving the operator a lift on a bogey (Sulky in french). Turning the Energic motoculteur into a very capable moteur on most surfaces. They sometimes used additional wheel weights to aid traction and used many types of wheel coverings to cope with the different challenging surfaces these machines operated on.
Wood, firewood or fencing, on rubber wheels.
Barrels on bumpy ride, wine – possibly cognac.
A photo taken during the war of the Energic motoculteur C7 B4L towing troops and supplies. Note the hair style of the lady driving the Energic!
Fact; The Energic motoculteur B5 could tow between 600 – 800kgs, C7 model 800 – 1000kgs and the D9 1000kgs +. On relatively flat terrain.
Read more about Energic motoculteur C7 B4L here.
Read more about Energic motoculteur D9 B5L here.
Read more about Energic motoculteur D9 S Bloc here.
Read more about Energic motoculteur C7 S Bloc here.
Read more about Energic History here.
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