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  • TimC, I spent two years in Naples and found the summers were best for swimming. I stopped riding all together. It was just too hot. I did go to the Terracycle website and get a double drink bottle holder which I love. It's pricey but works gre…
  • I stopped riding with the dogs for now. I have to stop so often to give them water because of the heat and the older one keeps coming up with a sore paw a day or two after a ride. I took him to the vet once and nothing was broken. I think his pad…
  • I was going to buy it for my son who is 31 and has a bad back from playing lineman in football and rugby. Do you think he would be able to crank that wheel? I still have my 155 mm cranks I could put on it.
  • JamesR, can you help me out? What year do you think this is? I've never seen brakes like that. Mine, on a 2014 model, look like the current model. And, I have a Nexus hub. This one is a Sturmey Archer. I'm concerned about the 26" wheel as it…
  • I'm going to assume it sold already.
  • How high do you think it will go? I bet over the price of a new one.
  • Good idea! The new seat cover has plenty of fabric to cover a wider top portion.
  • I bought the hybrid because the regular Ford Escape was a dog. I prayed it would get up to speed on the interstate. The hybrid has plenty of power. Also, I moved to an area in Northern Virginia where it allowed me to drive in the HOV lane with on…
  • I was looking for a trike with the wide seat at Riderfest but didn't see one. I just can't spend that $200 without trying it first. The standard seat does not both my shoulders. My hip bones are another matter!
  • The purple one? Yes I did.
  • Yes, I am very interested and can pick it up this week but I need more information to know if the price is fair.
  • I've been looking at it. I really can't buy anything until I sign up for Social Security next summer. My Escape is dropping in value very quickly. I might not even have a trade in. But, it would be worth keeping. It performed very well on the t…
  • How did you like it? Were there enough gears for your need?
  • Finally had a chance to take a ride with the dog. Putting the Walky Dog harness on the seat support was a major fail. It put my dog's face right in the front tire. It is better to push them further away from the trike.
  • U shaped U bolts will also work. Some stores don't carry the square ones. They usually come with a piece that goes across the bottom to hold the U bolt in place. Buy two extra and put that piece above the frame and below it. Mine hasn't moved in…
  • I wish Toyota would produce a hybrid small truck or minivan. I would buy the first one of the assembly line. I refuse to buy a car that gets less than 30 mpgs. BTW, got between 28 and 29 on my trip to and from Michigan. I always lose a few mil…
  • No, it's a 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid that still averages 32 mpg. Trikebirder, do you have a comment?
  • Hoping to try it this afternoon if the rain ever stops.
  • Why a Gran Tourismo? You can buy a brand new Rover with that money.
  • We all try to help each other on here.
  • Everyone with a Rover has done upgrades and some are expensive. Did the Cattrike have everything you wanted and will the lbs finance it at a decent interest rate? If not, will your bank give a signature loan? All I'm saying is you will probably…
  • Welcome! As a male, you will probably lose the weight in no time. No so for most women. Everything these guys told you will work very well. But, go to the hardware store and get thing pads of rubber and put them under the U bolts to protect th…
  • I used 2 U bolts and 2 cables to lock my trike on my Alpaca carrier on my trip to Michigan. I usually don't stop on rides because I don't want to risk the trike getting stolen but I do carry the locks with me. No one can carry the trike away. I…
  • Me? Not yet. I have spent $1800 and I swapped my 3-20" wheels and tires to JamesR for his used Patterson crank. He did me a favor. It got them off a shelf in my condo. If I were to buy another trike, it would be a RAT but only if they offer a…
  • I have one of those and at Riderfest other riders told me it would be fine to attach it to the rear wheel. The problem is my dogs have harnesses with the hooks on top and that position might be below them. I don't want the harness hitting my dog a…
  • Yeah, I've had a lot of rain get in the frame when it was on the Alpaca carrier. And, those bolts were all loose when I got to Michigan. But those strong, young men who work for Terra Trike tightened them so much I almost could not get them loose.…
  • Day! The sewing machine is portable and the heel straps are removable. Here’s a picture of them. As you can see, they overlap completely. What does someone with small feet do?
  • My thought exactly, JamesR!
  • When was the last time you rode a bike? Be sure to take a pain reliever before you go to bed. You may be very sore tomorrow. I did 7.5 miles yesterday and I'm sore. I ride all the time.
  • I was going to look for those pads that they put on luggage you carry. It will protect my heels. I put my shoe in the strap and adjusted them but found they was still too long while riding. I think I need to cut them shorter. I might find the pe…