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What this country needs is a good right-hand-drive tricycle

Four to six inches of snow overnight. Don’t remember hearing the snow plow, but it must have come by early in the morning. So let’s try out that new studded tire on the tricycle. I never have any problems staying … Continue reading

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Ice road truckin’ on the Paisley tricycle

Riding a tricycle on ice-covered roads is an exercise in the preservation of momentum. Because the rear axle was designed with English roads in mind–only the left rear wheel is powered–it’s easy to break traction on icy roads, especially here in the States. Same thing with hills. Make sure you build up speed before the climb. You’ll need it. Continue reading

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Moulton and Starley remembered. And Giant turns 40.

In 1950s Europe, adults rode bicycles with big wheels and children rode bicycles with small wheels. Then Alex Moulton introduced a small-wheeled bicycle with suspension front and rear, and the 1960s gained a distinctive cultural silhouette. A newspaper in Great … Continue reading

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The empire trikes back. Reviving the Paisley tricycle

There are at least two different kinds of Star Wars fans: people who understand the inherent necessity of shutting down the garbage smashers on the detention level and people who wonder why the Death Star has so few handrails. This … Continue reading

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