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Higgins ultralight Racing Tricycle

Old 07-31-16, 01:59 PM
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Higgins ultralight Racing Tricycle

OK,
Looking for info on this trike. Anyone own one?
I would like to come up with a Reasonable selling price.
thanks,
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Old 07-31-16, 02:04 PM
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That is cool.
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Old 07-31-16, 02:23 PM
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I, and at least one other forum member, have some trike experience. Mine was a bicycle, converted to a tricycle, using a Ken Rogers kit to implement the conversion. The one thing I learned about this was a trike with one wheel drive is pretty darn hard to get used to...



As for value, the trike is in a special category and I am not sure how much of a following is out there. I do know there are clubs dedicated to trikes, and competitions, but not sure if any can be found in North America.

Value? That would depend on: your location, the actual condition of the trike, the components fitted and, of course, your marketing skills.

Location is important, usually defining the strength of the market in the area. Condition of the trike is pretty much self explanatory. The componentry is important simply because there is a broad range of components that could be fitted, and some, Campagnolo for instance, is top drawer stuff commanding bigger bucks.

Your own skill at selling is also important to how much your bike is worth. A dirty bike or trike is worth a lot less than a clean one. A functioning machine is worth more than one that don't work. Poor pictures or no pictures, in an advertisement, results in fewer interested potential buyers.

In short, we need better pictures, your location and a description of functionality. Armed with that, you will get a much more accurate appraisal - hopefully.

All that said - cool trike! Can't wait to see more pics, if you choose to share.
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Old 07-31-16, 02:24 PM
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plus minus 450 here in the UK .... they are cool .... I will be buying one in a month or two .... we have a good selection here, I nearly bought a Bob Jackson racing tricycle a few weeks ago ... sold for 310.00 but I had just bought a Giant TCR carbon road bike:

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Thanks for the info,
I'll submit some more photos in a day or two
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Still waiting

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Thanks for the info,
I'll submit some more photos in a day or two
Still waiting
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Cool looking bike can you let use know if the the drive and rear brake are both wheels Raliegh desigm or just one wheel offset Wittorth/ Edelbrook design? Won't effect price much nice tris only go for $200 or so and take a while to sell.
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I wanted one in 2016 and going into 2020 I still want one.
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I wanted one in 2016 and going into 2020 I still want one.
I am of the same mind, I wish these were available used here in the US at a reasonable cost. They look like GREAT fun.
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