Rent free in their pea brain heads/Frank is a giant douche.
First, as the Can-Am reverse-trike has shown us, it removes a lot of the thrill of motorcycling. You don't flow with a three-wheeler; you hang on, desperately clinging. As with a snowmobile. As well, Harley-style trikes with one wheel in front, are notoriously tippy in turns. No leaning, except the wrong way as you roll over.
I get the elderly/balance thingy; but the thing is, a moving bicycle or motorcycle essentially balances itself. The wheels act as gyroscopes. Only at stops do you need to do some balancing.
My answer to all the (other) old-fart riders is, get a smaller motorcycle. One you can balance without breaking your foot. One you can pick up without a jack.
It may not be so fast on the open road, but it's often as much fun to ride a slow bike fast, as a fast bike at posted limits.
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