Road 2012

In 2012 the original CatrikeA trike is a recumbent with 3 wheels. trikeA trike is a recumbent with 3 wheels. is completely redesigned. It is indeed a revolution for the American manufacturer, the road adopt a rear suspension. Wishing to remain its reputation of dynamic bike, this suspension system was designed to limit the pomping and the shock chosen for its multiple settings. Result: the 15 CNC parts and the shock Rockshox Monarch R will increase the price and the weight. May be a sacrilege for brand purists, these changes orient it to its target: trekking and the result is quite good.

It also benefits from the disappearance of the « guys » to adopt an adjustable seat, already used on recreational models.

Main Features :

Technical data sheet created2012-05-10
Years of production : 2012 /Still in production
Bike type : TadpoleA tadpole is a trike with two wheels at front and one at rear. (Trike)
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Wheels : 20x20
Steering : Direct connecting rods above the frame
Seat : MeshA mesh seat, also called « U.S »., is a textile stretched over the seat frame. adjustable
Turning circle diameter : 5.03 m16.5 ft
Maximum loadThe maximum load is the maximum mass, excluding bike, of cycling, trailer anf luggage recommended by the manufacturer. : 125 kg275.6 lbs
Minimum/maximum rider height : 1.55 m/2.00 m5.1 ft/ 6.6 ft
Minimum/maximum rider Xseam : 0.99 m/1.35 m3.2 ft/ 4.4 ft

Frame and geometry :

Frame materials : Aluminium
Front shock : No suspension
Rear shock : Rochshox Monarch R (Air/oil shock)
Announced weight without pedals : 17.20 kg37.9 lbs
Wheelbase : 1054 mm41.5 in
Track : 737 mm29 in
Width : 838 mm33 in
Seat height : 235 mm9.3 in
Seat angle : 39 °/47 °
Bracket height : 381 mm15 in
Ground clearance : 102 mm4 in

Transportation :

Foldable : Not foldable

Equipement :

Component package : Standard /2012
GearGear is the distance covered for one revolution of the crank. Is equal to the diameter of the wheel x the number of teeth chainwheel / number of teeth of the sprocket. range : 1.43 - 7.22 m
Shifter : SRAM X7 Push Pull
Front derailer : Microshift
Rear derailer : Sram X7
Crankset : Truvativ Elita EXO 165mm Triple 52/39/30
Cassette : SRAM PG 950 11-32 9 speeds
Chain : KMC X9
Front brake : Avid BB7 (disc 160mm)
Front brake lever : Avid Speed Dial 7/SL
Rear brake : None
Front hub : Custom Catrike
Rear hub : Custom Catrike
Front rim : 20 inches (ERTRO 406) double wall
Rear rim : 20 inches (ERTRO 406) double wall
Tire : Schwalbe Marathon racer
Price : 2950 €

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