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    I ride the Catrike Expedition and use a Windwrap...

    I ride the Catrike Expedition and use a Windwrap fairing. The fairing works well in heavy headwinds as well as keeping my feet dry in heavy downpours. A couple years back our winter was bitterly...
  2. Thread: Trike : Slow?

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    It's about the journey, not how fast you got...

    It's about the journey, not how fast you got there. I ride a trike for the comfort, not interested in high speeds anymore.
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    I experianced wheel wobble after the 1st ride on...

    I experianced wheel wobble after the 1st ride on my new Catrike Expedition. Bought my Expe from UtahTrikes in 2012 fully assembled. I contacted them to see if there was a solution. They suggested...
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    I use a Windwrap fairing, the benefits are...

    I use a Windwrap fairing, the benefits are obvious. Less wind resistence while in forward motion and an added benefit as a sail when the wind blows from the rear , also when a large truck passes...
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    I use my pusher trailer just for touring. Loaded...

    I use my pusher trailer just for touring. Loaded with sleeping bag, tent and most of the other essential's on the trailer, I've been able to continue cycle touring with relative ease.
    The 500W...
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    i'm using a 500W Crystalyte front hub motor in...

    i'm using a 500W Crystalyte front hub motor in the 16"wheel on my BOB trailer. The 36V Lit-Ion battery is mounted to the trailer deck and still provides me with plenty of cargo space for all my tour...
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    I ride a Catrike Expedition with the 26"wheel,...

    I ride a Catrike Expedition with the 26"wheel, the rear derailleur at it's lowest position is about 4". That's alot compared to the single inch with the 20" wheel on my Catrike Trail, I bought the...
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    I bought a LavaRed Expedition through Utahtrikes...

    I bought a LavaRed Expedition through Utahtrikes in Dec 2012. The 1st ride out I experianced a shimmy in the front wheels, found the right headset loose, tightened it down as well as the left one....
  9. +1 for Utahtrikes. However I built a pusher...

    +1 for Utahtrikes. However I built a pusher trailer from a single wheel BOB trailer. I had a 500W hub motor laced into the 16"wheel on the BOB. The 36VLit-Ion battery is mounted to the trailer deck...
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    Images of a short tour August 2012

    The last short tour (Aug) of our season took me back to Sooke, B.C. We rode in from Swartz Bay off a ferry from the mainland. Hooked up with the Lochside Trail to the Galloping Goose trail, with the...
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    The group I joined were a "no drop" and "no one...

    The group I joined were a "no drop" and "no one left behind" bunch. When I arrived for the 1st (to me) ride my pusher trailer got alot of attention. There was 1 fellow who just couldn't get over the...
  12. This pic of early morning mist in the Rockies on...

    This pic of early morning mist in the Rockies on the Icefield Parkway
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    I have a Windwrap fairing on my Catrike Trail. I...

    I have a Windwrap fairing on my Catrike Trail. I always get in or out on the curb side, seems safer to me.
    I simply lock the brake then move my left leg over to the right (across the boom) as I'm...
  14. I'd be guessing, could be 50+lbs, rated for...

    I'd be guessing, could be 50+lbs, rated for 60lbs. I tried paring down the weight on my last trip, smaller lighter tent but all I did was create a less than comfortable rest. Then I thought, being...
  15. I've got a 500W Crystalyte 406 front hub laced...

    I've got a 500W Crystalyte 406 front hub laced into a 16"wheel (with 2" BigApple) on my BOB yak.
    With the 36V Lit-Ion battery mounted to the trailer deck (tent and sleeping bag etc.) my "E-BOB" is a...
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    HELLO I'm using a 500W Crystalyte front hub in...

    HELLO
    I'm using a 500W Crystalyte front hub in the wheel of my BOB trailer with a 36V Lit-Ion battery (about 8lbs). The BOB (yak) is a single wheel light weight trailer and the wheel is just 16"dia....
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    HELLO "AT": I use a Cycle Analyst ($95.)with the...

    HELLO "AT": I use a Cycle Analyst ($95.)with the Crystalyte 500Whub laced into the 16"wheel on my BOB trailer, the CA and throttle are mounted on my ride. The CA records miles\Kms, watts, amps, speed...
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    Hi yup.....I'm using the Crystylte 500W front hub...

    Hi yup.....I'm using the Crystylte 500W front hub motor in the 16"wheel on my BOB trailer
    I use my E-BOB when touring. The EZEE Lit Ion 36V 10ah battery is bolted to the trailer deck, still lots of...
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    I'm preparing for the last tour of our summer,...

    I'm preparing for the last tour of our summer, probably 4 nites, 5days.
    The dates coincide with the labour day longweekend (CND) don't expect much in the way of a campsite, although there's a...
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    I've got the 26 inflated to 70, the 20" was...

    I've got the 26 inflated to 70, the 20" was always at 80, I'm guessing smaller diameter more torque
    The 26 is great on the flats and downhill, but the uphill is slower with tendency to slip on a...
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    There's No Traction

    I have a Catrike Trail that I recently (1yr) installed the Terracycle 26"conversion kit
    I rode the Trail for 3yrs with the 20" rear and had no problem with traction on gravel roads,
    with the...
  22. I've heard of wind shear but have yet to...

    I've heard of wind shear but have yet to experiance it.
    Not only is the fairing great for heavy headwinds but actually can get a surge when a big truck barrels past on the highways....only lasts a...
  23. I use a Windwrap GX not the tilting version,...

    I use a Windwrap GX not the tilting version, mounted onto my Catrike Trail.
    The only time it's off the trike is when I'm hauling it.
    Had a fairing on my 1st trike and realized the benefit's, dry...
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    Got me thinking of my 1st tour.....packed too...

    Got me thinking of my 1st tour.....packed too much
    I remember being so excited I was actually shaking waiting to exit a ferry at the start of the ride
    Now it's just 6yrs later, still cycle touring...
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    I've only toured on a trike with the load being...

    I've only toured on a trike with the load being shared on my trailer (with an assist motor on the trailer)
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