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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2015, 03:28:44 PM »
If this leans similar to the Piaggio mp3, this would be right up my wife's alley (she's scheduled to take the Basic MSF this November). 
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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2015, 04:50:02 PM »
And it sounds like Honda got around Piaggio's patent rites.
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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2015, 07:36:14 PM »
Concept. Nothing more. Honda does that shit all the time.
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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2015, 08:58:33 PM »
The Piaggio is a super city commuter.  I don't think it offers any advantage over 2-wheels when it's moving.

Once you come to a stop in traffic though, 3-wheels allows you to sip your latte, text, comb your hair, sort through your briefcase, pet your lap dog; believe me I've seen it all & more.  Popular in the EU - although it hasn't caught on in Italy - mainly because the Italians can manage all that on a scooter while it's moving!;-)
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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2015, 09:17:51 PM »
The Piaggio is a super city commuter.  I don't think it offers any advantage over 2-wheels when it's moving.

Once you come to a stop in traffic though, 3-wheels allows you to sip your latte, text, comb your hair, sort through your briefcase, pet your lap dog; believe me I've seen it all & more.  Popular in the EU - although it hasn't caught on in Italy - mainly because the Italians can manage all that on a scooter while it's moving!;-)

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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2015, 04:08:08 AM »
And it sounds like Honda got around Piaggio's patent rites.

Wouldn't be the first time. They stole the Guzzi v50 and turned it into the CX500.
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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2015, 09:10:51 AM »
Wouldn't be the first time. They stole the Guzzi v50 and turned it into the CX500.

Still bitter about that huh :D

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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2015, 09:41:38 AM »
Wouldn't be the first time. They stole the Guzzi v50 and turned it into the CX500.

Still bitter about that huh :D

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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2015, 06:50:56 AM »
And it sounds like Honda got around Piaggio's patent rites.

Wouldn't be the first time. They stole the Guzzi v50 and turned it into the CX500.

Yeah, but they threw in some Honda stuff, so many of them are actually still running. ;)
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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2015, 07:06:22 AM »
And it sounds like Honda got around Piaggio's patent rites.

Wouldn't be the first time. They stole the Guzzi v50 and turned it into the CX500.

Yeah, but they threw in some Honda stuff, so many of them are actually still running. ;)

There's more V50s loose in the wild than those copies...
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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2015, 07:47:23 AM »
Some of them even made it home under their own power.

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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2015, 04:35:09 PM »
Not to get off-topic, but someone had this gorgeous CX650 at Americade few years back

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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #13 on: October 04, 2015, 06:23:58 PM »
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is this. Killed a bunch of clueless people.

WAY MORE FUN than useless 4 wheelers.
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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #14 on: October 05, 2015, 08:58:58 AM »
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« Reply #15 on: October 05, 2015, 10:00:26 AM »
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is this. Killed a bunch of clueless people.

WAY MORE FUN than useless 4 wheelers.

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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #16 on: October 05, 2015, 10:53:53 AM »
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WAY MORE FUN than useless 4 wheelers.

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Re: A Honda 3 wheeler. Could it be true?
« Reply #17 on: October 05, 2015, 10:55:21 AM »
It's 40 years gone. I doubt it will get the chance.

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