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    Default Three wheeler seen on the 'Tour de France' ??

    Seen the bike just behind the leader group.
    Intrigued by the fact that it is two wheels in the front with the third in the rear. Notice that the front wheels are not static but
    individual as the rider leans into a corner and the wheels adjust accordingly.


    Anybody have any info on this machine - never seen anything like it!

    Harold

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    Have not seen it but it may be the Yamaha Niken

    Seen it getting a few good reviews.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harold View Post
    Seen the bike just behind the leader group.
    Intrigued by the fact that it is two wheels in the front with the third in the rear. Notice that the front wheels are not static but
    individual as the rider leans into a corner and the wheels adjust accordingly.


    Anybody have any info on this machine - never seen anything like it!

    Harold
    There are one or two models available these days. Here is a few I know about.

    Paggio MP3
    Yamaha Tri-City
    Yamaka Niken
    Honda Neowing

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    Yamaha Niken's are the official support bikes for the Tour De Trapfiets.

    Saw plenty of them in Paris traffic last month, looking exactly the same as the ones in this article: https://www.letour.fr/en/news/2019/with-yamaha-the-tour-de-france-rolls-on-three-wheels/1276061

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