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Old 10-05-17, 07:51 AM   #1
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3 wheeled tandems...

I am looking for a tandem to take myself and my 22 year old son out. My son is 6 ft tall and has special needs.


Really struggling to find a decent tandem. Either they are 4k or totally special needs adapted.


Any help or advice....links to sites.


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Old 10-11-17, 12:55 PM   #2
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If you are looking for something that doesn't weigh a ton and is useful for riding more than just a few miles then you will only find them in that price range. The best one is probably the Australian made Greenspeed. I test rode a tandem Greenspeed at the Midwest Recumbent Rally in Wisconsin. It will last a lifetime. I own a single Greenspeed GTO that has many thousands of miles on it and is still as useful today as the day I bought it (used). You might ask the moderator to move this thread to the Recumbent section where more people who own such things post.
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There are conversion Forks that let you put 2 steered wheels in front,

and there are at a higher cost tad pole recumbent trikes..
the Greenspeed, from Australia , was mentioned


the drive train of a single rear wheel in the center, function better, most rear trikes just drive the right rear wheel..


a counterpoint tandem has a recumbent front seat, and a regular bike saddle.. so you can talk to each other ..

but a 3 wheel you are getting into one off custom prices...






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