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Old 11-23-16, 02:05 PM
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Help identifying unmarked Trike

I just picked up this unmarked / unbranded trike to restore. Can anyone tell me the brand, model, vintage, etc.?

The front wheel and extra seat are obviously not original.

Any help appreciated.






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Old 11-23-16, 03:25 PM
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Hello and welcome to the forums. That may be a tough one. I think it is something low-end but don't have a clue as to why.

At one time lots of factories used bikes and trikes for maintenance guys, supervisors and other people who had to travel around a lot. It could be something that was built as a order for that.

Are there markings or remnants of markings or numbers?
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I used to work at a manufacturing facility that used trikes to ferry parts, mail, and such. They didn't look like that model. They were heavier and had a small front wheel to accommodate a platform for a large bin or basket. I am no expert on trikes, but it looks like something a grandparent would ride around the neighborhood.
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Originally Posted by dweenk View Post
I used to work at a manufacturing facility that used trikes to ferry parts, mail, and such. They didn't look like that model. They were heavier and had a small front wheel to accommodate a platform for a large bin or basket. I am no expert on trikes, but it looks like something a grandparent would ride around the neighborhood.
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The industrial use bikes/trikes Bianchigirll speaks of were typically heavier duty and manufactured by Worksman, at least in the U.S.

Cargo Bikes, Industrial Tricycles from Worksman Cycles

Crown and seat stay treatment of subject trike makes me wonder if it could be Columbia.

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Based on the color and general look I'm pretty sure it's one of the Ted Williams trikes sold by sears in the 60's.
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That bike strongly resembles my Worksman Sky Lite Trike...which I'm seeking more info on.
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