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Does anyone have any knowledge or experience with the Retract-a-Trike. It seems to offer me the type of help I need with my short legs and old body.

Jud Barber
 

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My father has the Retract-A-Trike on his GL1500.

What can I tell you about it?
 

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At Indy Dealer Expo they were there today. Remember they are switch operated, for use at low speeds only. Lights, Stop signs. Parking lots. The company has been around for a number of years and comitted to their product. At hight way speeds your bike handles as it does now and the wheels tuck out of the way for the curves.
 

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Retract-A-Trike

No direct experience with this product, but did have a "Landing Gear" many years ago, same general principle/operation. Very nice (expensive) powered, wheeled center stand. When wheels are down and moving, steers like a trike (no countersteering), just as soon as wheels come up and clear the ground, it's back to countersteering....if converting going straight on level pavement, not a problem, on sloping pavement........can be quite tricky - to say the least! IMHO, hold out for a trike (based on experience with similar product).....
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There is a guy in the GWRRA chapter that Pshivers belongs to that has one. I rode with him last year and it worked great. He would simply flip the switch when coming to a stop and they retracted when he pulled away. Never put his feet down. Not my style but it worked very well for him.
 

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Dear Judson,

I am a dealer/installer for this product. Give me a call at 440-257-9423 and we will talk. Also, this product is about 1/2 the price of a trike conversion but has all the benefits of the trike as well as retaining the fun of the lean in curves. Looking to hear from anyone interested.

Thanks

Dave Russell
I still remember the first time when I saw this picture.



I thought WOW, if this fellow can ride a two wheeler, then maybe I could as well. Having never ridden on two wheels, except many years ago when they first came out with the Mope Heads, I rode my buddies around the ball field, (I think he is still mad at me for what happened when I stopped), I sure would like to try it.

While I love my Trike, it seems like it would be a thrill to give this a go. Looks like another great option for those that just want to ride anyway then can.
Hey Dave, any chance I can ride up and give one a go? :eek:4: :bow::22yikes:
 

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Man that's awesome.
Anybody know who that person is?
 
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