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Then there are many, many designs of standard upright trikes,which have been a part of the cycling world for 125 years now. They sit about the same height as standard upright bicycles.Yes, I've seen them as parts getters in industrial plants and for shopping transportation in retirement communities but i've never seen on on the road. A combination of weight and odd handling and limited cornering ability are major disadvantages.
I do stand by my statement that a truck has never slowed down behind me but mostly because I get off the road when they approach and another vehicle is oncoming. I don't trust truck drivers in this situation
Car drivers are better. Most will slow down
I'm looking for a decent endurance or touring type drop bar bike. I want to do a tour. I also want my bike to be a good commuter and everyday rider. I have absolutely no intention of racing or much of anything involving speed. More interested in miles. I have myself somewhat locked into Tiagra at a minimum and 105 at best. Is this really necessary? I know the lower I go, the less crisp the shifting will be. A local dealer told me I wouldn't notice much difference between Sora and Tiagra, but that I would from Sora to 105. I thought Tiagra was essentially the same thing as 105, with 105 being a cleaner and prettier look. Would Sora or Claris suffice for a budget bike? How much more often will the budget Claris or Sora go out of adjustment as compared to Tiagra/105? THANKS