Folding electric tricycle

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  1. Teasy2007

    Teasy2007 Funster

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    Hi, Having fallen off numerous bikes and electric bikes over the last couple of years, I have 'nearly' talked Michael into buying an electric tricycle with a big basket on the back for Charlie. Now we have a garage there is no problem carrying a folding trike, so here's hoping!

    My question is, does anyone have advice, recommendations etc before we take the plunge. We are at La Manga at the moment and I would like to join the bike rides a couple of times a week, plus it is a long way from K block to the beach bar!!

    Ginny
     
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    Hi Ginny, funny you should mention them, I was watching an old bloke test riding one while Jane was having her hair done the other day. :BigGrin:

    He looked like he really enjoyed it, but the chap from the bike shop stopped smiling when he forgot about it being extra wide at the back and nearly raped it round a plant pot. :Rofl1: Bob.
     
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    If you're gonna fall off a bike you may as well make it a good one.
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    50cycles.com Ginny if you want a quality built one - but not cheap :Sad:
     
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    This may sound daft, but if you already have an electric bike why not look to see if you could fit some stablisers on it? I'm sure a set of strong ones meant for a kiddies bike could be lengthened to fit - much cheaper and less bulky too.:thumb:
     
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    That's a good idea, but we sold my electric bike when I fell off at Marjal! Whilst we are away I really miss not being able to bike ride with Michael, and an electric tricycle with a basket on the back for Charlie would seem to be the ideal solution. When we were at Benicassim last year there was a dutch woman who had similar balance problems and she fitted stabilizers, they seemed to work but to be honest they looked really 'funny'.

    A couple who have just left La Manga bought a folding electric tricycle from a bike shop in the next town, so we are going to have a good look and see what it is like.

    Ginny
     
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