Catrike is an American manufacturer, which produces trikesA trike is a recumbent with 3 wheels. since 1999. Catrike philosophy could be summed up by Colin Chapman, designer of the Lotus Seven, « Light is Right ». Their tricycles are very simple and well built to be lightweight.
Everyone can recognize at first sight a Catrike, the frame has side tubes which serve not only to withstand the siege but also to stiffen the frame. Here there is no rods in directions, the direction is diret and well balanced.
This simplicity have also a bad side, those trikesA trike is a recumbent with 3 wheels. are less comfortable and the steering is quite strong, but to see how many awards, including the 6 'Trike of the Year' were awarded by bentrideronline.com, we are here with quality trike. It remains to make a choice between comfort and efficiency.
There are tadpolesA tadpole is a trike with two wheels at front and one at rear. for all tastes from the fast 700 to trikesA trike is a recumbent with 3 wheels. like, Villager and Trail, or child Dash. The Trail and the Villager recently adopted an adjustable seat. The Road in 2012 adopts a rear suspension.
Frame were, until 2011, provide with a lifetime warranty for the original owner, it is warranty for 5 years.
3 characteristics: simplicity, lightness, efficiency.
There are 7 Catrike bikes on Recumbent-Cycle.
|Catrike Road 1999-2011|
|Catrike Road 2012|
Website : www.catrike.com