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I've been wantin one since I was 13 and I finally got it

One of the early casualties of the lefts war on everything. " Three Wheelers are dangerous and people can get hurt.",Thank You Nader

The Big Red is one of the best ATVs made. Narrow enough to go through most obsticles and with enough power to climb over the rest.

Elevtric start and a reverse gere...Who could ask for more.

Bought it from a buddy for $550.

Just here to brag.

Anybody else go with an old three wheeler?
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Every ache and pain I have today is from riding Big Reds and dirt bikes
Now days it's a 01 Polaris Sportsman 500 with independent suspension That thing is a Abrams tank on tires
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We have an 85 Big Red (250cc) and an 86 ATC250SX that have been in the family since new. They just keep on working....just don't expect to use the rear brakes!
 
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I just sold my Big Red last year. I have to admit, the 3 wheeler for the inexperienced can be very dangerous. The balloon tires as well as the riding on two wheels that you often experience can be a bit much for someone that doesn't know three wheelers. It was a smart move for the industry to go to 4 wheelers. The three wheelers definitely have a buoyancy advantage over the 4 wheelers though. They rarely get stuck...
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I've been wantin one since I was 13 and I finally got it

One of the early casualties of the lefts war on everything. " Three Wheelers are dangerous and people can get hurt.",Thank You Nader

The Big Red is one of the best ATVs made. Narrow enough to go through most obsticles and with enough power to climb over the rest.

Elevtric start and a reverse gere...Who could ask for more.

Bought it from a buddy for $550.

Just here to brag.

Anybody else go with an old three wheeler?
I remember the first time I rode an ATC 90 , all it did was go in a tight circle and then it rode over my leg ! a real eye opener for someone who grew up on two wheels. that experience was about 20 seconds and never happened again.
I do hope that you have a blast on it though
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old days, it was the Kawasaki 250 3 wheeler that I used to hump through the cow fields...amazingly strong machine...dangerous? I dunno.. I've seen guys do some really stupid stuff with 4 wheels.

i will say that as long as you've got your own property to enjoy it on..and understand the nature of a trike...it can be a good tool...good fer you that you scored one.

I have noticed that ATV parks prohibit them.
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I used to have an old big red. I didnt know they floated till I drove into a pond.
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