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  • furball751 commented on Vasugan's instructable Homemade bike

    FYI Three wheelers are not outlawed in the US at all. There is not one law on the books outlawing them. After the consumer safety commission started investigating the safety issues,(all problems stemming from young/ inexperienced/not respecting the type, capabilities of the machine) The manufacturer's decided not to sell them in the US after 1986, and stopped production completely in 1987 worldwide. To avoid any other issues/law suits. And told the dealers if they sold a 3 wheeler after 1986 they would take away there dealership status. 3 wheelers are completely legal to own, sell, ride and build, just not by a authorized dealer to this day. There is a company that builds and sells custom honda 450 3 wheelers. No more dangerous than a dirt bike or 4 Wheeler, you just have to have the …

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    FYI Three wheelers are not outlawed in the US at all. There is not one law on the books outlawing them. After the consumer safety commission started investigating the safety issues,(all problems stemming from young/ inexperienced/not respecting the type, capabilities of the machine) The manufacturer's decided not to sell them in the US after 1986, and stopped production completely in 1987 worldwide. To avoid any other issues/law suits. And told the dealers if they sold a 3 wheeler after 1986 they would take away there dealership status. 3 wheelers are completely legal to own, sell, ride and build, just not by a authorized dealer to this day. There is a company that builds and sells custom honda 450 3 wheelers. No more dangerous than a dirt bike or 4 Wheeler, you just have to have the common sense and respect for the machine you ride.After all it is a ATC (All Terrain Cycle)

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