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Old 05-07-07, 06:18 PM   #1
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Worksman cycle truck questions.

I figured this would be the best place to ask.
Does any one have any experience with any of the worksman bikes?
I am looking for some more indepth iformation about their cycle truck and their industrial model?

Any information / review would be helpful
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I figured this would be the best place to ask.
Does any one have any experience with any of the worksman bikes?
I am looking for some more indepth iformation about their cycle truck and their industrial model?

Any information / review would be helpful
They are plug ugly, heavy and built like a tank. I am currently working at a large industrial plant, they have about 100 bikes on site. A lot of them are the Worksman models and some of them have been in constant use since the plant was built in 1979.

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great to hear that is exactly what I am looking for a heavy hauler that wont die
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How unsuitable will they be for touring?
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great to hear that is exactly what I am looking for a heavy hauler that wont die
Don't be too sure about that. Their welds and tubing are of the same quality of a Huffy, and the Wald components on them are so cheaply chromed that they will rust in a week.

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I worked in a factory in NH that used flatbed Worksman trikes to haul heavy (100-300lbs) press dies around the shop floor, very slowly of course. Definitely overkill for touring unless you're towing a camper.
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Extremely.
Yeah, you wouldn't want to ride all day on one. I have one I picked up off a scrap metal recycler not too long ago, and haven't quite decided what to do with it. It's missing its fold-down stand that attaches to the front fork, but it has its heavy steel basket.... The bike is awesomely heavy, I suspect 80 lbs or more. It's a one-speed with drum brakes.

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