Watch Jay Leno ride a tilting Harley-Davidson trike
Mighell came up with the idea out of a desire for better performance when riding on the backroads. He reasoned that an extra wheel up front would provide better braking capability and also greater stability in case he hit a patch of oil or gravel. However, the real market for his trike conversions has been older riders and petite women who have problems holding up a heavy cycle. The company already built 12 examples and has started on the next batch of 25.
At first, Jay says that riding the trike is a weird sensation. You can still lean, but it's odd to see the two wheels in front. The extra width also means that riders can't split lanes. After more time on the road, Leno eventually calls the handling impressive and admits this solution is easier to control than a sidecar. Get a deeper look at this novel three-wheeler on the latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage.
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