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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Retem
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Retem View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Nadash View Post
    How unsuitable will they be for touring?
    Extremely.

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Nadash View Post
    How unsuitable will they be for touring?
    Quote Originally Posted by Ziemas View Post
    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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