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    is this a good recumbant??

    there are many different styles of recumbant bikes,
    I am wanting to purchase this recumbant-pedicab.
    Is it a good one for transporting people & goods?

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    Wow, that thing has some serious capacity! I'm not really familar with this type of machine, but would expect it would work alright... looks like a reasonably simply and reliable design. Can you try one out to get a better idea?

    Mike

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    Quote Originally Posted by this_is_me
    there are many different styles of recumbant bikes,
    I am wanting to purchase this recumbant-pedicab.
    Is it a good one for transporting people & goods?
    "Transporting people & goods" - You're the first I've heard having such criteria for a recumbent. There are indeed many different styles of recumbents but almost all are designed for recreation, touring, commuting, etc. Hauling a serious cargo load, though, is something entirely different - you have a commercial purpose in mind? Hauling melons or something like that?
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    This bike can have a seat for two built right in-that can unbolt in minutes-being able to transport people or goods.
    I want to start a pedi cab business around our town square.
    6 or 7 city blocks of 3 story buildings -all store fronts with nook stores ,restaurants etc.
    I can get people to advertise on the back -giving free rides around the square(on weekends,holidays & special events) working for tips only.-
    that's how most get around the taxi cab laws.
    so what do you think- is possable to haul, in the reclined position-or shouod I look into an upright bike?

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    The picture at the linked site is down, have you looked at http://www.organicengines.com/
    they sell some neat looking cargo/people style recumbents and it is quite an entertaining site (one shot shows a bloke hauling a large trailer yatch behind a trike).
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    That is an Organic Engines SUV the link direct to the SUV is http://www.organicengines.com/SUV/index.htm

    This is more of a work bike then a ride around town bike.
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    wow i want that bike! that is a good idea with the taxi idea man.
    if i had one, i'd put some subs back there (i'm more of a car guy)

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    Mikeesq4 -

    its on e-bay under pedicab,
    i'm holdig out for a ready to ride-cab not a fixer

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