Goldwing Trike passenger weight limits


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Goldwing Trike passenger weight limits

Post by jpackinc@gmail.com » Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:48 pm



I read the weight limits on regular Goldwings but would like input on weight limits for 2 rear wheel and 3 rear wheel trikes. It has to affect the rider weight limits I would believe. Thanks for your help.



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Re: Goldwing Trike passenger weight limits

Post by alwrmcusn » Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:15 pm

Don't have specifics, probably varies by trike conversion manufacturer. I routinely have upward of 500 pounds of me, the wife, tools, luggage, cooler, rain suits, gas etc for overnighter/long weekends. That has been across an RSV Hannigan and a GL1800 Motor Trike.
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Post by jpackinc@gmail.com » Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:24 pm

Thank you, I read where the regular 2 wheel version passenger weight is in the 400+ .

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Re: Goldwing Trike passenger weight limits

Post by GoldWingrGreg » Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:38 pm

In my mind, not more then 140lbs ... anything heavier then that, and ... well :( However, it varies by trike manufacture. The best way to find out is to go to your trike's Owner's Manual. If you don't have one, many manufactures provide that info online by going to their web page.

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Re: Goldwing Trike passenger weight limits

Post by jpackinc@gmail.com » Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:22 pm

Greg, somewhat confused by your response. I'm looking for total passenger weight for trikes. Don't understand the 140#

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Re: Goldwing Trike passenger weight limits

Post by AZgl1800 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:54 pm

GoldWingrGreg wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:38 pm
In my mind, not more then 140lbs ... anything heavier then that, and ... well :( However, it varies by trike manufacture. The best way to find out is to go to your trike's Owner's Manual. If you don't have one, many manufactures provide that info online by going to their web page.
that is totally ridiculous.

hell, just me and my son weigh in at 270+330 and my 1800 did not have any problems at all.
and yes, it has a Michelin CT on the back.

with a trike, you have a much stronger rear suspension, so I would add 300# easily to just the average rider's weight of 175-225 lbs.
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Re: Goldwing Trike passenger weight limits

Post by jpackinc@gmail.com » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:12 pm

Thank you. I weigh 380 and the wife is 220 and I would think we should have no problems on a trike but wanted to get other opinions.

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Re: Goldwing Trike passenger weight limits

Post by GoldWingrGreg » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:47 am

AZgl1800 wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:54 pm
GoldWingrGreg wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:38 pm
In my mind, not more then 140lbs ... anything heavier then that, and ... well :( However, it varies by trike manufacture. The best way to find out is to go to your trike's Owner's Manual. If you don't have one, many manufactures provide that info online by going to their web page.
that is totally ridiculous.

hell, just me and my son weigh in at 270+330 and my 1800 did not have any problems at all.
and yes, it has a Michelin CT on the back.

with a trike, you have a much stronger rear suspension, so I would add 300# easily to just the average rider's weight of 175-225 lbs.
We are probably talking about 2 different things. I'm referring to women. I like woman with small underwear. If their wight is above 140lbs, they don't get invited.



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