After renting used rickshaws for a year, in May 2009 I began drawing up plans to have my own made, with a list of desired features. Nearly half a year later, on 26 September 2009 I first hit the streets with what is in fact the longest and tallest (though not the widest) rickshaw in Amsterdam, a bright luminous red/orange fluorescent tint, which one might cutely dub as "The Pink Panther"

It has a number of features other rickshaws do not, namely (updated 13 June 2015):