Equipped by the Hostel Shoppe with a shortened boom and short cranks, this compact model 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 the Road and Trail models with the long-distance capability of the 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.
- Padded Seat with Ergonomic adjustable seat back
- Self Centering steering with no Brake Steer
- Ackerman Steering Compensation - Different turn radius for inside and outside wheel
- Anodized Front Boom with adjustment scale
- Quick-Release Indexing Boom Clamp
- Aluminium Rod Ends
- Low Friction PTFE Chain Tube
- Roller wheels for rolling when folded
Included accessories and equipment:
- Platform Pedals (one side) / SPD compatible clipless pedals (other side)
- Left Mirror & mirror mount
- Computer Sensor Mount
- Rear Fender
- Flag & Flag Mount
- Proprietary Catrike Handrests
- Parking Brake Levers
- Built in Headlight Mount
- This compact trike fits x-seams from 36" to 43"
- Riders should call us with their height, weight and X-seam for sizing assistance.
- To find how to measure x-seam, go to our Help Guides.
- Modifications may be needed for shorter or taller riders.
- 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
Electric Assist: None
Parking Brake: Yes - Locking brake levers
Rear Suspension: None
Front Suspension: None
Weight Limit: 275 lbs
Manufacturer’s X-seam Range: 36 - 43"
Total Weight: 39.5 lbs
Seat Height: 11"
Overall Length: 81"
Overall Width: 32.5"
Overall Height: 29"
Folded Length: 46"
Folded Width: 32.5"
Folded Height: 29.5"
BB Height: 14"
Seat Angle: 44 - 51 degrees
Seat Type & Size: Padded w/ adjustable seat angle
Pedals: Combination platform w/ SPD clipless
Gear Range: 21 - 118"
Brakes: Avid BB7 Disc
Brake Levers: Avid Speed Dial 7
Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX 10 Speed
Front Derailleur: Microshift Triple
Shift Levers: SRAM 500 TT Bar End
Crankset: Custom 145mm crank length 30/39/52t
Bottom Bracket: Square Taper
Cassette / Cog: SRAM 10 Speed 11-36t
Front Hub: Catrike Disc
Rear Hub: Catrike 135mm, 12x142 Thru Axle
Front Tire: Schwalbe Marathon Racer 20 x 1.5" (40-406)
Rear Tire: Schwalbe Marathon Racer 26 x 1.5" (40-559)
Tube Type: Presta
Chain: KMC 10 speed
Headset: FSA Zero Stack
Last Update: 1/18/2020