paulwilson paulwilson posted August 7th, 2011 at 8:26 pm to Help!. Viewed 209 times. Answered 4 times.

Ok. I'm quite happy to say that I am completely rubbish at riding a motorbike. And I know everyone says 'It's really easy', 'You'll learn in no time!', but right now I don't feel that way. My skills may be able to take me back and forth down an alleyway, but they just don't cut it on the roads.

So my question is - does anyone know any rental places that have three wheeled motos?

I've seen a few running around town and I guess they seem like a (slightly) safer often for an unsteady rider.

I saw an earlier post that highlighted a ban on three wheeled vehicles, but I think it was decided that this applied only to modified vehicles - is the case still the same?

Has anyone had any experience riding one?

I understand it's probably not going to impress the ladies, but hey. Any thoughts will be appreciated.

Last answered by paulwilson about 101 months ago.

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Grant wrote on August 7th, 2011 at 10:17 pm
Grant (elite user)


If you're good at leaning what seams to be entirely the wrong way to lean when you ride a three wheeler you'll be fine. They are not easier to handle than a two wheeler and in fact the only advantage is you don't have to remember to put your foot down when you stop. Which is something you will only do once...ok, maybe twice.


Jodester wrote on August 7th, 2011 at 10:56 pm

3 wheelers - almost all riders are disabled to a certain capacity is why they drive them. Unless you are talking about the tuk-tuk style ones. Thems the Vietnamese Hells Angels ! hoho

Longh wrote on August 7th, 2011 at 10:56 pm
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Take a look at this thread. There's some info there.

paulwilson wrote on August 11th, 2011 at 2:34 pm

Just to update the thread:

I contacted alot of rental places all to no avail. But like the above poster said - it seems that a third wheel is reserved for people with disabilities.

Thanks all for the contributions

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