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Old 11-28-07, 09:50 PM   #1
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any quad riders out there?

i just got a 4 wheel bike and was wondering if anyone else rides on 4 wheels

this is what i got....its the quad sport


http://www.wheelfunrentals.com/Content/WhatWeRent.aspx

they rent and sell.......i got mine off craigslist alot cheaper
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Old 11-29-07, 04:52 PM   #3
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ummmm


this isnt an ad or spam......thats just the best pic i had and a link to where you can get one or try one out


i cant believe how many rude people are on this forum


here is a pic of the one i got
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That machine looks like fun! Are those off-road tires? How does it roll??????

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Unconstructive and insulting. YOU go away.
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That machine looks like fun! Are those off-road tires? How does it roll??????

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yea ....the guy said it had slicks on it but he put the knobbys on for the dirt

i havent ridin it much cuz its been raining but it rode good enuff for me to buy it......rolled really nice....i was surprized
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yea ....the guy said it had slicks on it but he put the knobbys on for the dirt

i havent ridin it much cuz its been raining but it rode good enuff for me to buy it......rolled really nice....i was surprized
Nice. May I ask about how much you paid via Craigs? I may need one.

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this isnt an ad or spam......thats just the best pic i had and a link to where you can get one or try one out


i cant believe how many rude people are on this forum


here is a pic of the one i got
That was meant as a joke; my apologies if it seemed rude.
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I don't listen to people who call a derailleur a "mech".
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Old 11-29-07, 05:40 PM   #11
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Old 11-29-07, 05:40 PM   #12
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lots of quads in google - still trying to find the one that has 4wd and 4 wheel independent sus.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=quad+recumbent
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not the one I was thinking of but pretty close - looks like awesome fun

http://www.carvx.com/main/main.html
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not the one I was thinking of but pretty close - looks like awesome fun

http://www.carvx.com/main/main.html
that thing looks wild
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Old 11-30-07, 11:59 AM   #16
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lots of quads in google - still trying to find the one that has 4wd and 4 wheel independent sus.
The Mountain Tamer quad! Featured in Recumbent Cyclist News #85 Nov/Dec 2004

Almost bought one, but decided on the Greenspeed tandem instead.
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The Mountain Tamer quad! Featured in Recumbent Cyclist News #85 Nov/Dec 2004

Almost bought one, but decided on the Greenspeed tandem instead.
that's the one - damn difficult to find on "teh interwebz". I seem to remember it being 4wd but it's actually rear 2wd.

http://www.crank-it.com/quadhome.html

"Unfortunately the Mountain Quad is out of production for the foreseeable future." - bummer

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that's the one - damn difficult to find on "teh interwebz". I seem to remember it being 4wd but it's actually rear 2wd.

http://www.crank-it.com/quadhome.html

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Two wheels good. Four wheels bad.
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Quads may not be legal to ride on streets and bike paths. I think the definition of "bicycle" covers only up to three wheels in most, if not all, jurisdictions.

For example, here's the definition for Washington State:

RCW 46.04.071

Bicycle.


"Bicycle" means every device propelled solely by human power upon which a person or persons may ride, having two tandem wheels either of which is sixteen inches or more in diameter, or three wheels, any one of which is more than twenty inches in diameter.
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if the 4 wheel bike isnt any wider than a 3 wheel bike than i dont see any problem with back roads and sidewalks......yea i know but the sidewalks here are for the most part empty cept for an occasional bicycle....and noway would i ride it in a bike lane....unless it was wide enuff for me to feel comfortable....even then it would be rare

they're building extra wide sidewalks and bike paths here so it will be easier once thats done......the roads here arent very bicycle friendly nevemind quads

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off-road recumbents seem like a horrible idea to me.
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Um, doesn't BIcycle imply two wheels?

Thus,

Tricycle, 3 wheels.

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Thus....the title....quad.
Yeah, but... legal definitions don't always match mathematics and science. For instance, tomatoes are botanically fruits, but legally vegetables.
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off-road recumbents seem like a horrible idea to me.
Please explain!

I'm going to guess that if you were hiking up a nice secluded fireroad and I came bombing down the hill at you, all Dukes of Hazard sideways, that you might be pretty horrified!

But as my Dad used to say, "Don't knock it 'til you've tried it!"

I highly recommend a Greenspeed GTO with a Rohloff rear hub. Serious off-road fun with MORE than 2 wheels!
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But as my Dad used to say, "Don't knock it 'til you've tried it!"
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While I agree with you and your dad, there are a healthy majority of interweb trolls who believe the exact opposite.
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