3 wheeled scooter help
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Hooked
lml 2t Vespa lx50 2t
Joined: 21 Jan 2018
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Location: wales
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:49 am quote
My wife had to get rid of her Vespa due to balance problem's. Whilst we been in Portugal on holiday she has seen a 50cc 3 wheeler, Chinese I think. So when I get back to UK I want to get her a second hand one. I have seen in the past some on facebook and ebay but my very unsmart phone is not coming up with anything when I try and search ebay and facebook anyone got any ideas what wording to put in
Thankyou
Veni, Vidi, Posti
GTS 300ABS, Buddy 125, Typhoon 125
Joined: 29 Dec 2007
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Location: Oregon City, OR
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:55 am quote
This discussion comes up quite often here. Most of the pertinent threads are in the MP3 forum. Not sure if you are talking about a rigid trike or a leaning trike such as the MP3. If you are thinking about a leaning trike, you need to know that balancing it while taking off, riding, and slowing down all require balancing just like a 2-wheeler. With the MP3, the main difference regarding balancing is that the tilt lock holds the scooter in position when stopped, but immediately releases when you start out.
Ossessionato
BV350, Primavera 150, Yamaha Zuma 125
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Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:39 am quote
I found some with a search for "trike scooter 50cc". For example, "extrememotorsales.com". Some had the two wheels forward, others in the rear. This site appeared to have Chinese scooters for the USA. I don't know if they sell them in the U.K.

Good luck!
Ossessionato
BV350, Primavera 150, Yamaha Zuma 125
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Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:59 am quote
I also found some pictures of a "Honda 50cc Gyro" cargo or delivery scooter. They may have been ten years old; it was an old web page. They had big boxes on the back, which may be good or bad depending on what you want -- but they're Hondas.

I have seen some of these in Europe.
Hooked
lml 2t Vespa lx50 2t
Joined: 21 Jan 2018
Posts: 113
Location: wales
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:36 pm quote
Thankyou both. I think a rigid one would be best
Hooked
lml 2t Vespa lx50 2t
Joined: 21 Jan 2018
Posts: 113
Location: wales
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:37 pm quote
Thankyou both. I think a rigid one would be best Dooglas
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Yamaha Tricity 155 my 2019 - MV Agusta 125 RS 1956
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Location: Latina (Italy)
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:13 pm quote
Re: 3 wheeled scooter help
grahamlml wrote:
My wife had to get rid of her Vespa due to balance problem's. Whilst we been in Portugal on holiday she has seen a 50cc 3 wheeler, Chinese I think. So when I get back to UK I want to get her a second hand one. I have seen in the past some on facebook and ebay but my very unsmart phone is not coming up with anything when I try and search ebay and facebook anyone got any ideas what wording to put in
Thankyou
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