Equipped by the Hostel Shoppe with shortened boom and short cranks, this is ideal for shorter riders.
Classic comfort combined with long distance performance, the 5.5.9 is the best of both worlds. Combining the adjustable backrest and padded seat mesh of our Road and Trail models with the long-distance capability of our Expedition, Catrike has created one of the most capable and comfortable trikes available. The ingenious design of the Catrike’s folding frame with roller wheels allows you to load it in just about any vehicle. Find enjoyment in the journey with the 5.5.9.
Included accessories and equipment:
Platform Pedals (one side) / SPD compatible clipless pedals (other side)
Left Mirror & mirror mount
Computer Sensor Mount
Padded Seat & Ergonomic Adjustable Seat Back
Roller wheels for rolling when folded
Flag Mount & Flag
Proprietary Catrike Handrests
Parking Brake Levers
Built in Headlight Mount
Ackerman Compensation - Different turn radius for inside and outside wheel
Self Centering steering
Anodized Front Boom with adjustment scale
Quick-Release Indexing Boom Clamp
Aluminium Rod Ends
Low Friction PTFE Chain Tube
To find how to measure x-seam, go to our Help Guides.
This compact trike fits x-seams from 36" to 43"
If you are near either end of the stated X-seam range, please contact us about fitting.
Rider weight Limit: 275 lbs
Recumbent Tricycle Name:
Catrike 5.5.9. Compact
Manufacturer’s X-seam Range:
36 - 43" *
44 - 51 degrees
Seat Type & Size:
Padded w/ Adjustable seat angle
Combination Platform w/ Spd clipless
21 - 118"
Avid BB7 Disc
Avid Speed Dial 7
SRAM GX 10 Speed
SRAM 500 TT Bar End
Custom 145mm crank length 30/39/52t
Cassette / Cog:
SRAM 11/36t 10 Speed
Catrike 135mm QR
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 20 x 1.5" (40-406)
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 26 x 1.5" (40-559)
KMC 10 speed
FSA Zero Stack
Riders should call us with their height, weight and X-seam for sizing assistance. Modifications may be needed for shorter or taller riders. For detailed X-seam measuring instructions go to Recumbent Sizing.