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We're going in a couple of hours, to test ride/drive the Stallion again. Already talked to the dealer, & they said come on down. I'll plan to post some pictures tonight, & give you my thoughts on it.
 

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Good luck. It was not for me. Price was 32K, it was rough over the bumps. On a positive note power was good and brakes were great, turning radious was awsome. Not my cup of tea

32K will buy you a clasic convertible car
 

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Saw one go by me on a road a few miles north of here. The thing was getting so much attention it was nearly a road hazard.
 

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It do draw attention on the Hi-Way. I couldn't get use to the brake on the left. I learned the old way to use one foot unless in a standard.....:doorag:
 

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I rode one at Wing Ding in Billings, MT in 07 and it was different, the hardest part was getting in and out of it.
 

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I, too, rode one in Billings. The thing that really struck me was how hard it was to turn at speed. It took a lot of steering wheel pressure to turn it. My wife loved driving it.
 

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Did the same thing at 07 ding and agree with you on getting in an out.
 

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Good luck. It was not for me. Price was 32K, it was rough over the bumps. On a positive note power was good and brakes were great, turning radious was awsome. Not my cup of tea

32K will buy you a clasic convertible car
32k is about mid range for a new GL1800 based trike.
 

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Am I the only person on this board who has no clue what a Stallion is?:shrug:
 

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The first year they showed them I sat in one at Wing Ding and it was just to hard to get in and out for me but that being said I would think they would make a nice toy!

Enjoy your test ride:yes1:
 

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By the looks of their rally schedule, they are definitely tageting goldwing owners. Of course with the move of production to Japan, they may not be a bad option.
 

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I took one for a spin in Daytona last year. It was fun, but only as a toy. For the money I'd much rather have a Mustang convertable. I can't see that there will be much of a market for this vehicle. Too bad, as they have obviously put a great deal of development into this concept.
 

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You can call them a "trike" if you want, but they are a three-wheeled, open-air car, pure and simple. They have a Ford engine, a steering wheel, an automatic floor mounted transmission, etc. Here you go.:popcorn:

http://www.thoroughbred-motorsports.com/tmTechnicalData.aspx
Thank you. I shall call the Stallion a trike. It meets the legal description in most states.

What I don't understand is why some criticize a vehicle when it appears that they know so little about itl At present, we can still buy and enjoy whatever vehicle we like in the United States though this will not be the case for much longer what with the federal government dictating what manufacturers can build. If you don't like the Stallion, that's fine.
 

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I'm not trying to criticize the object, I'm saying what I think it is...what do you call this?
http://aftermathnews.files.wordpress.com/2008/01/flyingcarsolent.jpg
Is that a trike, car, plane or helicoptor?

Or this?
http://www.terrafugia.com/
The first link is to an artist's conception. The second looks like what it is called a "transition" vehicle.

There are several roadworthy trike designs available right now. They aren't for everyone. There's no rule that I am aware of that forbids a trike from being steered with a wheel. I don't know of a rule requiring a foot operated shifter mechanism or outlawing an automatic transmission either.
The operative rule that I am aware of is that it passes the duck test. The Stallion does...
 

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Thanks for the pics. Looks like neither fish nor foul to me.
 

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Thanks for the pics. Looks like neither fish nor foul to me.
Hmmm.... As opposed to what? It's a legitimate trike and it's priced competitively. The styling is somewhat controversial but that's true about lots of other toys. I still want to ride one.
 
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