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Chain, Belt Or Shaft Drive For A Trike

Best Final Drive System For A Trike – Chain, Belt Or Shaft Drive?

This is an ongoing question with Trikes.  Which of the three main Final Drive Systems do we use to get all that power onto the ground?  Do we use a chain drive, a Belt Drive or a Shaft Drive? In this article we will discuss the pros and cons of each and why each has its own place in the Trike World.

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Aptera Trike

Aptera Trike – It failed but not because it wasn’t great!

When it comes to trikes there are some REAL weird designs out there.  There are also some really boring ones.  Then there are designs like this.  This takes me back to my childhood.  This makes me believe we can make cars fun again.  This Aptera Trike was going to be amazing but it got stopped by money, well the lack of it actually.

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Morgan 3-Wheeler Trike Side

Morgan 3-Wheeler. No Other Trike Has Won More Smiles.

Morgan has been making cars in England for over a century.  Their latest incarnation of the old 1910’s 3-Wheeler is a masterpiece that takes you back to what driving is all about.  Cheap to buy, cheap to run and looking NOT cheap at all, makes this a great way to get to work and still have a play car for the weekend.  In all the reviews I have watched and read, no other car makes the test divers smile like the Morgan 3-Wheeler.

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Terracraft Trike Leaning Into A Corner

Does Leaning A Trike Into Corners Make It Handle Better?

The short answer is, “Yes”.  It makes the trike handle a lot better (as leaning does to a motorbike and as it would to a four wheel car) because it changes the position of the vehicles centre of mass and counteracts the centripetal force a vehicle experiences during cornering.  See the video below to see how it works.

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FVT Trike

5 Trikes That Should Be Made Again!

With all the research I do to find the best Trikes in the world and what makes them so great I keep coming across BRILLIANT ideas that either went into production and failed or just never got to production. Today I am going to run through FIVE trikes that I believe need to be built.

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