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Old 08-23-2012, 03:18 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by tortoise View Post
I like tandem seating for such trikes. You can lower the frontal area substantially, a teardrop shape without a long rear overhang is possible, and as a motorcycle, a more easily made plastic (versus glass) windshield can be used. The longer resulting wheelbase alleviates the weight transfer off the rear wheel under braking.
I did consider tandem seating since it is the more "aerodynamic" option but when I factor in commercial appeal, the side by side seating is preferred, I think.
The existing steering wheel is also on the left side so moving it dead center would need a lot more parts than just moving it slightly to the center.
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