Charles Metz DeDion-Bouton Motor Tricycle

The unique Orient “Autogo;” One Part Runabout— One Part Tricycle. Charles Metz was bullish on the potential of his DeDion-Bouton motor tricycle to transfer motor power from the track to the street. In 1899 he took his conviction a step further with the development of the unique Orient “Autogo;” one part runabout— one part tricycle. Click Here to Read this Photo Feature Article only on Join the Cantina for more – Subscribe Today.

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Age of Three : a brief history of Trikes

Age of Three : a brief history of Trikes The aberration of three-wheeled vehicles in mainstream mobiles on your highway by Ujjwal Dey There was always a concept of a three-wheeled vehicle. The tricycle that got motorized. Most of these were owner-created by auto enthusiasts who wanted to custom build their own mean machine for the roads. Now of course, we have really powerful ATVs on three wheels which can give any 4WD a run for its money. The trike was an increasingly popular form with the front-steering “tadpole” or “reverse trike” sometimes with front drive but usually with rear drive. This was practical due to better safety when braking. Three-wheeler cars, including some cyclecars, bubble cars and microcars, are built for economic reasons. For example, in the UK there were tax advantages, or in the US to take advantage of lower safety regulations when being classed as motorcycles. As a result of their light construction and potential better streamlining, three-wheeled cars are usually less expensive to operate. CLICK TO READ OUR DETAILED TIMELINE AND HISTORY OF THE TRIKE, Only At Send us your Trike Photos and Ride Adventures and you could win a free air guitar from your Trikes Editor. LOL. Ok, just send them anyways.

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