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Hi Peeps,

I am looking to buy my first trike and am looking for advice where to buy and get a good deal and any other words of wisdom you can give, based in bristol if that helps!
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Go and talk to Big Chris at Custom Bikes & Trikes. Unless he's moved since the last time I was there, he's in Portview Road in Avonmouth.
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Thanks for that, have found his details and will give him a call.
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All depends what you are looking for, there are all kinds of trikes out there, Bike engined and car engined, different sizes different prices, as I said depends what you want and how much you have to spend.
To give you an idea have a look at the link below.
http://motors.search.ebay.co.uk/trik...Z1QQsofocusZbs
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OK, more detail required,

looking for either bike or car although bike does look better to me, approx 3K to spend but do you go for e-bay or a stockist like UK triker? Some of the trikes on e-bay look good (thanks for the link by the way) I suppose this is where the experience comes in on what you are buying.
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Hi Titus, most of UKTrikers Trikes are VW engined, but Marc has several contacts, if you go on the link below you can ask him yourself.
http://www.uktriker.co.uk/forums/index.php
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Go and talk to Big Chris at Custom Bikes & Trikes. Unless he's moved since the last time I was there, he's in Portview Road in Avonmouth.
Erm's moved, an 'erm.

The old Strachan and Henshaw factory in Kingswood these days I believe.

Dunno the address, because I know where it is, if you see what I mean.....

Well, when I say I know where it is, I know when I've arrived there, but I'm not always completely sure how I got there.

Especially if I'm with Lawless.
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Thanks have e-mailed mark who suggested I give him a call and talk over options.
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Erm's moved, an 'erm.

The old Strachan and Henshaw factory in Kingswood these days I believe.

Dunno the address, because I know where it is, if you see what I mean.....

Well, when I say I know where it is, I know when I've arrived there, but I'm not always completely sure how I got there.

Especially if I'm with Lawless.
You're right - of course he's moved. Sorry, blonde moment.
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Hi peeps,

I am looking at a trike see pic below, views please if you could[IMG]http://[/IMG]

Understand problem file size File Too Large. Limit for this filetype is 39.1 KB. Your file is 136.0 KB.

Any ideas how to get round pic is already compressed, damn limits.
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The engine on the trike is a 1300 VW 1974, it has a sportster front end single lever brake for the front, recent re-wire fog lights ect, and poss new starter motor. Still trying to get picture uploaded.
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Hi peeps,

I am looking at a trike see pic below, views please if you could[IMG]http://[/IMG]

Understand problem file size File Too Large. Limit for this filetype is 39.1 KB. Your file is 136.0 KB.

Any ideas how to get round pic is already compressed, damn limits.
Email it to me at editor@trikemagazine.co.uk and I'll sort it for you.
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Hi peeps,

I am looking at a trike see pic below, views please if you could[IMG]http://[/IMG]

Understand problem file size File Too Large. Limit for this filetype is 39.1 KB. Your file is 136.0 KB.

Any ideas how to get round pic is already compressed, damn limits.
Upload it at www.tinypics.com and then paste it here.
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Well went to test the trike only to find that it was a short wheelbase and being over 6 foot i had the problem of knees round head, will keep looking.
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How much do you have to spend?
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Hi peeps,

Just to let you know I have a trike on order and will pick it up in 2-3 weeks, time to put some mileage under the belt
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Just to let you know I have a trike on order and will pick it up in 2-3 weeks, time to put some mileage under the belt
Ummm....

Seeing as you're local. I was wondering who from?
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Getting trike from Marc at UK Triker, Where be you?
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Kingswood.
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my old stomping ground, use to Hanham, So would I be correct in thinking that you would know a local place for MOT's etc???
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He does 'em that cheap?

Only had expensive Boom/Rewaco jobbies last time I looked.

I hope his VW engine problem-solving skills have gotten better since 18 months ago, when I spent a LOT of money to NOT have a problem solved.
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my old stomping ground, use to Hanham, So would I be correct in thinking that you would know a local place for MOT's etc???
Yep, we do.
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I hope his skills have got better too...
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Itinerant motorcycle engineers.

Here...

http://www.thefont.info


That sort of thing.
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Hi,

can't seem to get the link to work??
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Hmmm...

I'll try again...

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