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Vintage BEEKAY 3 wheeler

Old 07-15-19, 01:50 PM
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Vintage BEEKAY 3 wheeler

Hi, everyone I am wondering what a vintage BEEKAY 3 wheeler bike would be worth if in mint condition.

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Old 07-16-19, 05:09 AM
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Utilitarian, adult tricycles, especially those from low recognition brands like Beekay, have extremely limited market appeal. Consequently, even those in excellent condition typically have negligible value.
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Utilitarian, adult tricycles, especially those from low recognition brands like Beekay, have extremely limited market appeal. Consequently, even those in excellent condition typically have negligible value.
+1 while most Beekays are real nice they just don't have much resale value. In most market's its hard to get more than $150 or so for a utility bike.
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This one was donated to Bicycles for Humanity. B4H then donated it to a handicapped person and this one was almost mint, also...


As for value, the big trick is finding an interested buyer, one who appreciates the vintage value. He or she will be willing to pay a bit more than the average person who might be willing to give a trike a try, but not if it cost too much.

To me, the bike I had was worth about $200.00 at the time. The one the OP has is probably worth that, or a bit more, but chances of finding someone to pay that is going to be tough, in my opinion. The suggested $150.00 is realistic, in my opinion, but it might take a while to get it.
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There is a Beekay badge in the U.K.

A company which produced musettes and caps.

Likely of no relation.

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Old 07-19-19, 05:58 AM
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There is a Beekay badge in the U.K.

A company which produced musettes and caps.

Likely of no relation.

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The subject Beekay was a Canadian brand and company based in the Montreal borough of LaSalle. The name comes from the initials of the founder and owner, B. K. Gupta. During the early 1970s bicycle boom, its line of bicycles was sold through Eaton's department stores and small, independent bicycle shops. Circa 1978, Beekay became one of many smaller Canadian sporting goods companies acquired by Action Sports, at which point, its history becomes even muddier. At that time they were reportedly the 3rd largest bicycle manufacturer in Canada, behind CCM and Raleigh, with annual production of 130,000 bicycles.
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Originally Posted by randyjawa View Post
This one was donated to Bicycles for Humanity. B4H then donated it to a handicapped person and this one was almost mint, also...


As for value, the big trick is finding an interested buyer, one who appreciates the vintage value. He or she will be willing to pay a bit more than the average person who might be willing to give a trike a try, but not if it cost too much.

To me, the bike I had was worth about $200.00 at the time. The one the OP has is probably worth that, or a bit more, but chances of finding someone to pay that is going to be tough, in my opinion. The suggested $150.00 is realistic, in my opinion, but it might take a while to get it.
Thank you,this is my exact bike!
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