Chip Haynes wrote: First off, let me say that I will NOT laugh at anyone dumping a trike. It CAN be done! (I've done it!) I tell people that trikes do fall over, but in all new and interesting ways.
Chip Haynes wrote: For those of you out there pondering the sight problem as you read this thread, try riding your bicycle with your eyes closed. It only takes a second or so for all of the warning bells and whistles to go off in your head in the Balance Department.
Chip Haynes wrote: Now then, about tandems: Yes, if you have a partner for the front seat, tandems work very well for people with sight issues, however: It does take teamwork and practice before you two get smooth, and the learning curve can be awkward, if not steep. (And you run the risk of any low speed fall going viral on the web. Fair warning there.) Don't expect to just grab and go. Tandems are complex. And bloody fast.
Chip Haynes wrote: Do let me know what happens next!