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Old 10-14-18, 12:53 PM
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I got myself a Raleigh Tristar 3-Speed adult trike recently. I tried a Schwinn Meridian and a couple of Worksman trikes too. They all had their pros and cons, but ultimately I decided to go with the Tristar because it meets my needs for a local mail and dog coach. I like my 2-wheelers, but it's fun to just chill along and take in the sights on the trike. It can be challenging to handle on rough terrain and slopes which I enjoy also. It's been too icy for 2 wheels here lately, but I've been out a little every day on the trike!



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Old 01-28-19, 10:10 PM
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I got myself a Raleigh Tristar 3-Speed adult trike recently. I tried a Schwinn Meridian and a couple of Worksman trikes too. They all had their pros and cons, but ultimately I decided to go with the Tristar because it meets my needs for a local mail and dog coach. I like my 2-wheelers, but it's fun to just chill along and take in the sights on the trike. It can be challenging to handle on rough terrain and slopes which I enjoy also. It's been too icy for 2 wheels here lately, but I've been out a little every day on the trike!
Bruce needs some sunglasses right?
Or some tinted goggles. He looks right at home. I suppose ease of carrying a pup is one advantage of your trike over a bike.
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Old 01-29-19, 07:08 AM
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Or some tinted goggles. He looks right at home. I suppose ease of carrying a pup is one advantage of your trike over a bike.
My wife had the morning sun to her back when she snapped that photo yesterday. Ordinarily he doesn't look stoned... Carrying the dog is definitely one of the things that is nice about the trike. I tried a trailer and he liked it too, but was more than excited, anxious, barking non-stop. So far he seems to be much calmer when riding nearer to me. He loves the trike basket and jumps right in. I'm going to try outfitting a bicycle with a frame front-mounted Britch rack and large basket to see how he does up front. Ultimately it would be nice if he could go along on tandem rides, but one step at a time.

It's really fun to cruise/creep along on the trike and see the sights on this trike.
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Old 01-29-19, 12:04 PM
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ACTUALLY, (expletive deleted) you have NO idea what is best, or even good, for me. Nor is yours bigger than mine because you think you know more than me about me than I do. Jaysus, Go pretend to know more about someone else.
What people such as yourself forget is that those of us on bents or trikes put tens of thousands of miles on DF bikes. We know the short comings of the DF compared. to bents and trikes.
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