April 18, 2009 by admin
A trike is something we’ve certainly all seen by now-a motorcycle with three wheels. People who see their first trike stop and stare or pull up alongside of it on the highway to get a closer look.
Trikes are brilliant. They look really cool and most people would love to ride one, just to see how it would feel to have two big wheels behind you, and still have that motorcycle feeling. There are many advantages of a trike over a regular motorcycle. You never have to worry about losing your balance when stopping and the trike tipping over, which does happen with its two-wheeled counterpart.
Carrying a passenger is much easier on a trike. In fact, it is simple. With a motorcycle, when you have a passenger sitting behind you, there is always that bit of fear in your mind that you’ll lose your balance and ‘dump’ your passenger on the asphalt. People will be much more willing to ride behind you if they’re offered a big comfortable seat and the stability and security of the extra wheel.
Trikes can travel on gravel roads much easier then a regular motorcycle. So, in short, trikes make a lot of sense and they are gaining in popularity. Many aging motorcyclists are having their bikes converted into trikes and the more conversions hitting our highways, the more popular trikes are becoming.
A new trike conversion can be costly. If you’re not particularly handy, you’d have to pay someone the labor costs to take your two-wheeler and mechanically alter it into a trike.
Buying a used trike is sensible for many reasons. You’ll have a ton of options in front of you when you start searching for a great, used trike. Used trikes are considerably cheaper to buy, plus you can shop around via the internet or your local vehicle publications to see what kind of used trikes are for sale.
Another advantage to buying a used trike is that you can search for just the kind of trike you want. Let’s say that you, for instance, loved the old Gold Wing motorcycle you had several years ago. Wouldn’t it be great to find a used three-wheeled version of your favorite old motorcycle?
There are used trikes available and a lot of them. All sizes, styles and models and in every color under the sun. Buying a used trike makes great sense, and you’ll surely find one that fits you like a glove.