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Looking for a trike for my wife.

Old 09-14-21, 08:55 AM
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Looking for a trike for my wife.

Hello. I have a Greenspeed GTO I have been using off (mostly) and on for about 4 years that I bought used. I think I would probably get more use out of it if I had a riding partner. My wife has mild spastic cerebral palsy and a bike is out of the question, but a trike might be possible. It would have to be something that is easy to get on and off of as we aren't getting any younger and the CP gives her some mobility issues in that regard. I have been looking around at something like a Cat trike villager or maybe a Green speed Anura. Anybody have some better suggestions? I don't know if she has the arm strength for a hand trike.
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Old 09-16-21, 05:15 PM
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maybe something from worksman?

https://www.worksmancycles.com/pav3-3cb-eng.html

or more bucks but pedal assist mid motor

https://www.raleighusa.com/tristar-ie-4668
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It is very difficult to find dealers with trikes in stock, especially Catrike. There have been numerous news reports, even appearing in my local newspaper, about Catrike having 500 completed frames but no rear derailleurs that would allow them to complete the trikes. They all use the SRAM rear derailleurs.
There are two authorized Catrike dealers in the your state, Bikes of Vienna https://www.bikesatvienna.com/recumbent-trikes and Great Bridge Cyclery in Chesapeake. Bikes of Vienna is a "Gold" level store (highest) and more likely to have stock than the other dealer. I will send you a private message later with some more information that may help you make a choice.
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