In the past, horses are the most common mode of transportation in the hinterlands. The horses are used to transport people and goods from the remote areas. But today, these motorcycles are even used in transporting goods or ferrying passengers from urban to rural areas.
But with the combination of versatility and creativity of the Mindanawons, we have now what we popularly call “habal-habal” or skylab. The latter, named after US’ space station, has wooden planks installed behind the driver seat (like wings) to carry more passengers.
Different places, different designs.