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    Trike lust :)

    I happened to see a little poster up on one of the boards at my college advertising a Worksman trike for sale. 3 speed internal hub, cargo capacity galore, and only $395 (Cdn). Sooooooo tempted! But if I bring another bike-like object home I might be in trouble Besides, I don't have anywhere to park it... but I hope it finds a really good home!

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    Go for it. What's the worst that can happen? And you would still have the trike.

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    I own a Worksman PAV trike w/3sp and use it everyday for urban
    duty. I also own 3 2 wheelers that I built up and are VERY special
    to me. I like the trike so much that if forced to sell any cycles the
    2 wheelers are.......toast!!
    My preferred bicycle brand is.......WORKSMAN CYCLES
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    Originally Posted by krazygluon
    Steel: nearly a thousand years of metallurgical development
    Aluminum: barely a hundred, which one would you rather have under your butt at 30mph?

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    I'm just going to encourage someone I know to buy it, and then I can play with it

    (On further consideration, too, I realized that the bridge I have to take across Glenmore Reservoir has 2 sets of bollards that are probably too narrow to let the trike through - and there's no other way across that body of water! Adding a 15-20km loop doesn't sound too practical...)

    Besides, I just ordered an Xtracycle kit!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CommuterRun View Post
    Go for it. What's the worst that can happen? And you would still have the trike.

    Might be a tad challenging to live in it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buglady View Post
    I'm just going to encourage someone I know to buy it, and then I can play with it

    (On further consideration, too, I realized that the bridge I have to take across Glenmore Reservoir has 2 sets of bollards that are probably too narrow to let the trike through - and there's no other way across that body of water! Adding a 15-20km loop doesn't sound too practical...)

    Besides, I just ordered an Xtracycle kit!
    Measure it just to make sure

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    "Steel: nearly a thousand years of metallurgical development
    Aluminum: barely a hundred
    Which one would you rather have under your butt at 30mph?"
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    I know how that goes, there's one on craigslist near me that is posted about once a month. The guy's dropped it from $450 down to $295 and it's incredibly hard not to call him.

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    Trikes are enormous fun, - I love my trike

    Go ahead and buy, you'll never regret it.

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