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https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/mcy/d/mission-hills-custom-piaggio-mp3-wheel/7314041939.html

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Says in the ad "You Will Not See On The Road."

That has a couple of meanings, both of which are probably very true ....

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Is it a Dodgem bumper car or a shorty drop top Messerschmitt? I gotta admit, the "face" view is pretty good. Who ever did this does have an eye for style.

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This is a Piaggio MP-3. Apparently you have them over in the UK. Up to 500 cc single cylinder, reverse gear, ABS Etc. Don't really get the need for dual front wheels though.

https://www.piaggio.com/gb_EN/models/mp3/

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Between the old 50's sci-fi movie clips with their wonderful special effects, and Freddy's antics on stage, the weirdness of this MP3 seems positively normal by contrast ...

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I think it's pretty cool...


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I like it too! The world of customs has really taken off lately. Things are moving in what I consider a good direction and there is SO much out there. This is a nice example of imaginative workmanship (or so it seems f rom these few images of the build)

"Nothing wrong with it"... well other than $32K! eek

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Originally Posted by ricochetrider
I like it too! The world of customs has really taken off lately. Things are moving in what I consider a good direction and there is SO much out there. This is a nice example of imaginative workmanship (or so it seems from these few images of the build). "Nothing wrong with it"... well other than $32K!

Actually, things are moving in MANY good directions, and several not as good. Everybody is a custom builder now (or believe themselves to be). Not all of them are actually "good", but they're better than the ones that don't ever try.

I personally don't like the mufflers on modern bikes. Almost ALL of them, with very few exceptions. That, and the absurd "tail straight in the air" look of the sportbikes. YUCK.

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As with most three-wheelers, you can't filter on it but you still get wet. Probably useful for carrying beer.

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Before the ad disappears, here are the pics.

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It's a pretty piece of fabrication, real art in the metal-working. But that's what we (me too) ALWAYS say when we see something that's someone else's dream car or bike, with an asking price that neither we nor anyone we know would ever give, and if we won it in a raffle, we would barely or never ride it.

"I Can Really Appreciate The Craftsmanship That Went Into This". The ultimate judgment of doom on whether we'd ever buy it ourselves or not.

It's sort of like this hot-rod. Currently for sale for $220,000. I mean, really? Hard to believe that if you had a dream of your own to build a hot-rod, you couldn't do it for, say $180,000 and have the best of everything and it would be exactly what you wanted, not someone else's interpretation of the ideal So-Cal cruiser. But I suppose there's a market or people wouldn't bother advertising ... it's just way outside my world or any place I've ever been ...

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