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Old 12-17-09, 10:34 AM   #26
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My wife says she may be open to a trike. The one that Im looking at is the Terratrike since the seat can be moved and reclined so the both of us can use it.
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Old 12-18-09, 08:44 AM   #27
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you mentioned the kmx tornado. Im still learning alot about that trike. i got mine off craigslist for 300 bucks. a hell of a steal i now realize. so far it's been great, naturally i can't leave it stock so i've got another thread in here where im trying to customize it some to suit me better.
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Old 12-18-09, 12:08 PM   #28
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I'll probably be pulling the trigger on a new trike soon myself. Agree strongly that you have to ride them. I rode several different models, all from Catrike, and was surprised at how different they felt. Although I really wanted to love the 700, I think I'll be getting a Speed.

layedback1: you know that with Terras, the seat only provides limited adjustment, and you may need to replace the boom if you and your wife are significantly different in height, right?
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Old 12-18-09, 06:40 PM   #29
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There is a new trike that is just now coming out on the market, the Trident. Utah trikes has an excellent review of the Stowaway models. Definitely worth a look if anyone is considering a new trike. I ride a Catrike, and love it, but if I were looking to buy right now, the Trident Stowaway 2 would be very high on my list.
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Old 01-08-10, 10:16 AM   #30
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Challenge trikes

Look at the Challenge Concept or the folding models.
You can find videos on youtube of guys riding them on just two wheels, which says a lot for the frames and the handling.
They cost more to make and buy. Maybe a used one.
See for sale ads on etc.
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Old 01-25-10, 03:17 PM   #31
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Yeah! Trikes are awesome! I ride a QNT myself. I am really lusting over the new ICE line that has full suspension. They are very dreamy.

Good choice on a trike - you are truly advanced since trikes are the vehicles of the future!
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