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Old 12-26-04, 12:14 PM   #1
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Catrike Road Owner

Pics can be see at following link:

http://members4.clubphoto.com/larry9...ner-d87a.phtml

Hope the pics take.

I had the following installed on my Catrike Road for X-mas:

1. Marathon Plus tires and thorn proof tubes
2. 24" MTB rims all way round
3. SRAM - 81 gear set up
4. Rotor cranks
5. Fenders and rear rack

24 rim initial ride results (two weeks):

1. Braking...saw no effects.
2. Steering...turn around ability has decreased, but was not significant.
3. More comfortable...yes, especially when I hit the small imperfections in the road. With wider tires, ride is smoother and quieter.
4. etc...getting in and out trike is easier since I am two inches higher off the ground.

SRAM 81 gear set up
Speed on flats improves significantly

Rotor cranks
1. Knee pain less
2. Climbing easier


Installation done by The Bicycle Company, 3800 Mesa Suite D4, El Paso, TX 79902, (915) 544-2453.


Catrike Road #116...I am 54 years old.

"Cats just don't feel safe on a moving bicycle, no matter how much duct tape you use"--Author unknown
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Old 12-26-04, 04:32 PM   #2
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I like all but the hose clamp in Picture 059 - looks cheap.

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Old 12-26-04, 05:24 PM   #3
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Those are cool looking bikes !! You have a lot of lights on the orange one(nice color). Has anyone ever reported you as a low flying UFO??
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Old 12-26-04, 06:37 PM   #4
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PS...The hose clamp secures a mounting bracket to the frame for my reflector flag.
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Old 01-14-05, 06:18 PM   #5
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cool, I also have a catrike speed. I also have a rotorcrank installed. All my recumbents have rotors on them though. They really do help acceleration and climbing ability.
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