Anyone approaching the idea of a Trike ; if so what brand or kit?

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    Love the old school look of the side car. Just does not fit my situation.
     
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    Indian and a sidecar..... great conversation piece also!
     
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    Indian would not deal on trike or give me a fair price on my INDIAN. Harley discounted trike 4k and gave me 1,000 more on trade. Indian said they could not arrange for me to test ride one of their conversions, basically I buy it then test ride it. Indian’s trike was $9,000 more than Harley. Fairwell Indian , for now. 10099C9B-7E17-4FB5-962C-11A3A0A1FCF4.jpeg
     
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    I get it. Enjoy the ride!
     
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    Thnx, ride safe
     
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    Congrats on your purchase. Beautiful trike!
    You was in the driver's seat.... Harley needs the business and Indian didn't want to make a deal with you.
    Don't disappear from the forum. We're a big tent here. Keep us posted.
    Hope you and the wife put many happy miles on it.
     
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    Thnx , gonna stay on forum. Would love to pick up and old indian.
     
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    Sidecars are just nostalgic..... thanks to @sidecarsam and @will. Their intro to this option will always be considered if the ole body dictates it.
     
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    Although no real plans of changing any time soon, always subject to change is no question in my situation this would be my best option Financial and Best Bang for Buck as they have a Dealer that does only Trike Conversions mostly RoadMasters anyway .. Their Warranty beats any others I have checked ..


    Trikes: VictoryVTR : Roadsmith Trikes
     
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    My local indian dealer wanted 44k with a new Roadmaster. 16-20k if they did my Springfield. Harley-Davidson gave me the best price for a new 2020. So far it has been a pleasure to ride. Easy to get used to and handles well .
     
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    I've had the same experience with respect to my Indian dealer and my 2019 Harley Tri Glide Ultra trike. Even though I miss my Springfield, the trike is working out well for me as it is easy to ride and handles well...plus it was almost $15,000 less than the special order trike my Indian dealer offered to sell me.

    All the best with your new trike.
     
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    Thank you, ride safe
     
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    FWIW, Privately owned Cherokee Cycles in Greer, SC is well known for building CSC conversion trikes. Even though they're a (former Victory) Indian Dealer and just bought a multi line dealership in Spartanburg D2 Motorsports, they will convert anything over. I've seen them convert RM's, Electraglides, Goldwings...and probably more that I cannot think of right now.

    Anyway, enjoy your trikes and ride safe!
     
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    Chief, should of looked elsewhere. Indian of Pittsburgh prices are high compared to other dealers. Might have got a better at another dealer. New trike looks great. Be safe out there and ride safe
     
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    Thnx, I was very disappointed on how they treated a loyal customer. Love my trike and how Harley Davidson has treated me. Harley of New Castle and Harley of Erie.
     
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