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Old 03-08-2010, 08:57   #1
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How About . . .

How about a three wheeled, fold-able, 2 hp, moped for getting groceries in port. Cost < $1500. Any interest? Or just more junk to carry around?
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Old 03-08-2010, 09:18   #2
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More junk. Plus the licenses required in different jurisdictions, plus the insurance. I even took my bicycles off. They're in my basement now. Anyone interested in two Dahon, 3 speed folders?
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Hi Rick,(and others, of course) could you elaborate on the "Issues" with bicycles that you have had/found/heard about.
I understand that what is common practice in some places might be a hanging offense in other places...but a bicycle???
How is (can) a bike more hassle than helpful...given that you have the storage space on board and a means of getting it to and fro?
That said, in 1982 I made the mistake of visiting Hawaii and was caught riding my 10 speed bicycle after dark.
Not sure which was the bigger mistake though.
I will be sure to always have a headlight/tailight if ever in a similar situation.
I am not sure what I can do about being white however...
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One big reason that I want to sell off my collapsing/folding motorcycle is, I want to be at anchor more than in a marina. Just getting that thing in and out of the dink, at both the dock and the boat..... Even if I'm in a slip, it's more pain that I'm willing to put up with.

Too EZ to get caught up in the "gotta have it all" trap.

Most cruisers I've met walk, figure out he buses, ect. But clearly, the ones with cars wind up making a lot of friends.

I'm planning on the foot scooter idea next. I now (In addition) own a dedicated Baja car, but it will prove to be a pain at times. Sail to the next anchorage, take the bus back to the previous marina/anchorage to get the car. That's one cruiser style in Mexico. I don't want to do that forever.
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Old 15-08-2010, 23:52   #5
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Yup, that's what I thought, more junk. I figure when I'm ready to go I'll fill up my SUV with everything I need, (if it don't fit, I don't need it), then throw half of the junk away.(Must be junk, I threw it away).
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