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Old 09-26-22, 01:02 PM
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Any British Racing Trike riders here?

Just acquired this and having some fun with it. Any other trike riders here?

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Old 09-26-22, 01:14 PM
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I knew (suspected) exactly what it would be, even the maker, before I opened the thread.

What does it weigh?

How does it corner when riding solo?

It has an odd braking arrangement.

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ken rogers british racing tricycle at Classic Cycle | Classic Cycle Bainbridge Island Kitsap County

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Old 09-26-22, 01:56 PM
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Not sure on the weight, I'll have to break out a scale. It does not feel too heavy and it rides lighter than I would have guessed. No lean or counter-steer so cornering requires one to hang-off at speed. The two brakes on the front wheel is standard for trikes. British regulations require two brakes on every bike. So this was the solution for trikes.
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Old 09-26-22, 03:10 PM
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Set up one or two wheel drive?

there was a guy attempting to sell a Ken Rogers trike for $2,500....
sure...
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Old 09-26-22, 10:31 PM
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My brother has a Jack Taylor - pretty cool. PITA to ride on cambered roads tho.
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Old 09-27-22, 05:47 AM
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Lwd

Left wheel drive only

Originally Posted by repechage View Post
Set up one or two wheel drive?

there was a guy attempting to sell a Ken Rogers trike for $2,500....
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Old 09-27-22, 05:09 PM
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Looks like a very nice trike, to me. I assume (hope) that both rear wheels are driven.

I installed a Ken Rogers trike kit on an old Falcon, many years ago. The kit drove only one wheel and that made the trike a nightmare to ride. I could not believe how difficult it was to ride it. I should add that a fellow forum member did buy the kit from me and I did warn him about the terrible ride/drive issue. Anyway, my one and only experience with a road trike...



While looking for pictures of the Falcon kit trike, I ran across this other trike that came my way many years ago. I did not like the ride quality and donated it to Bicycles for Humanity...
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Old 09-28-22, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by RWHowe View Post
Left wheel drive only
There was a UK fab shop that made a two wheel drive conversion. Trykit or very close.
Smart concept as it used a custom freehub with a ratchet for each side. New axles of course and pretty sure up to 11 cogs.
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