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    Thumbs up What do you think of this? Yamaha Niken

    I think this is innovative from a mechanical standpoint, but I, not sure what this bike is supposed to offer over other ‘standard’ bikes. Anybody here ride one? It’s definitely interesting, and I suppose it would offer more traction up front and better braking, but I’m not sure I see that being such an increased advantage worth the price. I guess this definitely satisfies the ‘center of attention’ category. I’d bet riding one of these definitely gets many curious onlookers.

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    I can see other riders calling it training wheels. I'm not knocking the bike. I like innovative ideas.

    It is a novel idea. I'm guessing this is geared to the 45+ age rider.
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    For those that might have trouble holding up a 2 wheel at a stop light, but still want to be able to lean into a turn.
    That is all I see here as far as practical.

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    Here's a good review of one.
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    things that make you go hmmmm
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    Very good review.Thanks!

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    I don't think it holds the bike up, does it? I thought I read that in a review. So, it's not like a trike at all?

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    Wheres the trailer hitch......

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    Don't know why, but something else I don't want.....

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