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Old 05-25-07, 05:57 PM   #1
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What do y'all think of the Greedspeed GT3

What do you guys think for commuting and stuff?
What would you pay for a used one?


Thanks really

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Old 05-25-07, 11:10 PM   #2
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If you have a chance to get a Greenspeed GT3 for a good deal... BUY IT!

Greenspeed is considered top of the line with great customer service. Models have been stable for many years so the only question is milage. If the components are still in great shape, they can get up into the $3k range depending on options and condition. Anything under $2K for a clean GT3 should be a great deal.

If you're not a BROL member yet, I'd recommend asking there too: LINKED HERE

Commuting on a trike is only slightly more complex as you are riding on three lines instead of one. With good visibility ques, a trike is often given more room than a bike. I don't recommend trikes or bikes for that matter on a two-lane/two-way especially with blind corners.

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Old 05-26-07, 12:45 AM   #3
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Great trike, but I am biased , they are close to unbreakable and with the drum brakes, need very little maintenance.
They sit you a little more upright than some, but it makes watching the traffic easier.
The gearing is great for most terrain but if where you live is very steep a quick swap of the front cranks for MTB ones will lower the gearing perfectly with no other changes.
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Old 05-29-07, 03:11 PM   #4
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Thanks You guys
I'll try to get a look at it

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Old 05-29-07, 03:51 PM   #5
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Any greenspeed is a great bike.
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Old 05-29-07, 08:08 PM   #6
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Agreed, I rode one recently and IT WAS FUN! It was a sports car as far as how it felt. My next HPV is going to be one I think!
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