Category Archives: MotoTrike

Hi-ho, Hi-ho!

Until you start using the machine for actual point-to-point transportation, it’s just a series of shake-downs. In fact, since the trike was designed as a human-powered vehicle, it’s been a series of shake-OFFS. Between the higher average speed and… Continue reading

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Dex on the Trike

He’s not old enough for the engine, but he sure enjoyed pedaling. Note the pillows behind him? He’s not quite tall enough yet, either.He can work on balance another time. Continue reading

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Stow and Go!

Six screws, 10 minutes, and a small-car trunk. All I need to do is add some roller blades, and I’d have a turducken of vehicles. Continue reading

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The Ultimate in Mobility

as my daughter-in-law terms it. She says, “If you lose mobility while you’re young, you really want something a little livelier than a wheelchair or a scooter. I’d be the coolest Mom at the bus stop on one of these!” Here she is using it in “exerc… Continue reading

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Dry Run (Almost!)

So, I checked the ForecastFox weather “radar” and it didn’t look that threatening (by Ohio standards.) Saturday at 4:30 should be a relatively quiet time on the route I mean to take to work. And, I really hadn’t given the trike a good run since I … Continue reading

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Just Right! (The one-cup report.)

Technology stuff is all about balance — speed vs. stability, acceleration vs. top speed, etc. Risk vs. reward, too, of course. It looks like the balance is pretty good, for me, with the 12-tooth sprocket installed. Installation is a snap. Literal… Continue reading

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Too Fast!

According to Gladys, my GPS, I was topping out at about 22-23 mph. I’ll gladly trade the extra 2 mph for 10% quicker acceleration! Dave already sent the replacement sprocket — a 12-tooth. I should have it Friday. Continue reading

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