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
Standard x-seam range is 39" to 46". A trike with a longer boom can be special ordered for an additional $25.
The X-long boom is 24" and extends the X-seam range to 51". Click here to order the x-long boom on our website.
The XX-Long boom (30") can be special ordered and extends X-seam range to 57".
Booms can be cut to fit shorter riders and the Hostel Shoppe also offers short cranksets to better fit shorter riders.
X-seam measurements only provide a rough idea of fit. If you are at either end of the X-seam range you should contact us before ordering. For detailed instructions on measuring X-seam, click here.
Recumbent Tricycle Name:
Manufacturer’s X-seam Range:
39 - 46" *
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
Origin 8 145mm 30/39/52t
Shimano Square Taper
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.