Utah Trikes Articles, Reviews, and Tips Copyright (c) 2007 Utah Trikes. All rights reserved. http://www.utahtrikes.com/OURBLOG.html Utah Trikes Articles en-us 5 The Annihilator Meets Full Suspension! Article - ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-105.html The Electro Tad: Electric power with an affordable price tag. Article - A reliable, affordable trike with an electric upgrade. The Electro Tad features a Falco 500W hub motor and 36V battery to give you a little extra power on the road. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-104.html Electrify Your Trike Article - Ever wondered which electric system is best for you and your riding style? Take a look at this article and compare and contrast some of the most popular options. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-103.html UT Custom Differential Article - Better traction. Better triking. The all new posi-traction differential from UT Custom will eliminate slipping, avoid tire scrub, and enhance your off roading experience. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-102.html The Tricon by Azub Article - Youíre thinking about purchasing an Azub Tricon? Itís one of the best decisions youíre going to make. Itís adjustability, reliability, agility, and beauty built into one impressive machine. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-101.html KMX Frame Kit - Your Next Project Article - The do-it-yourself triker's dream come true. We give you all the essentials and you can mix and match your own components to build your own recumbent trike. It is easy to put together, a fun project, and well worth your time. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-100.html Fat Tad Crawler - The Monster Truck of Trikes Article - The HUGE tires, incredible ground clearance, and awesome gearing on the Fat Tad Crawler will get you through all kinds of terrain. Don't let sand, snow, mud, water, or rocks stop you from enjoying your recumbent ride. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-99.html Rolling with the Rotovelo Article - ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-98.html The KMX Viper Article - A road machine that will carry you for miles. You'll love the comfort and the speed that the Viper offers. Use to to commute, get in a killer workout, or simply take a seat and see where it will take you.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-97.html The KMX K-3 - A Fun-Size Trike for Kids! Article - Safety, reliability, and easy use all in a fun-size package for the kids. You'll love the adjustability and the hassle-free set up of the KMX K-3. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-96.html Velocity and the KMX Venom Article - A performance trike that will have you flying on the pavement. It's sturdy, features a 26-inch rear tire, and 27-speed gearing. Great for commuters, speed demons, and every-day riders.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-95.html The Revolution Defiance FS Article - A full-suspension trike at a price that won't break the bank. The all-new Defiance FS by Revolution is comfort and quality that's sure to go beyond your expectations.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-94.html Climbing with the KMX Cobra Article - 24-speed drivetrain, low gears for climbing, and a sporty look that will make people stop and stare as you cruise by. It's the KMX Cobra. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-93.html Quality You Can Afford - SunSeeker Eco Delta 3 SX Article - Learn all bout the Eco Delta. If your want to know how this delta trike from its tadpole counterpart, you came to the right place.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-92.html Meet the Catrike 559 Article - A folding recumbent from Catrike. It features a 26-inch rear wheel, responsive handling, admirable gearing, and it's so comfortable to ride you'll want to be riding 24/7. An excellent combination of luxury and performance packed into a quality folding trike: the Catrike 559. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-91.html All About Shipping at Utah Trikes Article - We outline Utah Trikes method for packaging and freight Shipping Trikes. We highly recommend that every customer review this information.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-90.html Seeking an Amazing Entry Trike - Sun Seeker Eco Tad SX Article - This is a detailed review on the Sun Seeker Eco Tad SX. Some people want to know how this more affordable trike compares to the Terra Trike Rover. This article will give you everything you need to know.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-89.html Komprehensive Review of the KMX Typhoon Article - Exploring the KMX Typhoon: Start here for components, use and popular upgrades!]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-88.html Trike away the pounds Article - The only way to shed pounds is if you're having so much fun, it doesn't feel like exercise. Read about how I accomplished this with a recumbent trike and turn your daily commute into a cardio workout.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-1.html Catrike's New Plush And Pocketed Seat Reviews - Accessory - Catrike recently unveiled a new seat for their trikes. This seat features padding for comfort and enough cargo capability to take care of the casual rider or day-tripper needs.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-59.html Affixing a video camera to your trike Article - There's nothing quite like going on an exhilirating ride than to be able to watch it over, and over again. Having someone record you while riding can be fun, but actually having a camera on the trike is even better!]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-4.html Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tires Reviews - Accessory - If you are looking for some tires that are faster than the stock CST rubber, and you need something nearly bullet proof, then the Marathon Plus tires may do the trick.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-5.html Shimano Nexus INTER-8 Hub Reviews - Accessory - Changing over to an internal rear hub versus the standard derailer is like driving an automatic instead of a standard shift. People ask about it all the time, so here it is.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-6.html Ultimate Gearing Modifications For Your Trike Article - If you are a gear head like me and like to ride fast, then you are probably looking for some way to modify your gearing. Here I talk about what I've done.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-7.html Upgrade your chainring for more speed Tip - One of the easiest and cheapest solutions to raising your top-end gearing is to install a bigger chainring. Ashley gives you step-by-step details on how to do it.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-14.html Preparing your trike for high speed Article - Are you a speed demon like me? Does pedaling your trike up to 50mph sound like a thrill. Well, here are some of the tricks that I've used to make it happen.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-15.html Increase your Energy and Speed with Proper Hydration Article - How to increase your triking speed by just one simple and inexpensive change. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-16.html Understanding your tires Article - The folks at Schwalbe have provided us with super great tire information. Choosing the right tires can make you ride faster and be more comfortable.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-21.html Schwalbe Kojak Tires Reviews - Accessory - Who loves ya, baby? Looking for a fast tire with a great look? These racing slicks are incredible.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-22.html Shimano Capreo Hub and Cassette Review Reviews - Accessory - Looking for an easy way to boost your top gears? The Shimano Capreo system is the way to go. Just pop the wheel on and ride faster!]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-24.html Preparing for the ULCER Century ride Centuries and Tours - 111 miles on a trike. We ride around the Utah Lake in the hottest part of the year. Can I do it? I've tweaked my trike and trained for months.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-26.html Riding the ULCER 2007 Century on a Trike Centuries and Tours - Riding the ULCER on a trike is something I've wanted to do since I had heard about it. Well, I did it. Over 100 miles around the Utah Lake in the hot August sun.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-27.html Learning Proper Pedaling Technique Article - Do you want to go faster? Does the thought of triking up a hill freak you out? Do your knees hurt when you ride? If you answered yes to any of these questions a new pedaling technique may help you out.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-29.html Schwalbe Big Apple Tires Reviews - Accessory - The Big Apples are the tire that has gained the reputation of being the comfort ride. These tires add built-in air suspension to your trike.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-32.html Schlumpf High Speed Drive Reviews - Accessory - Do you need higher gears? Would you like a simpler drivetrain? Consider the Schlumpf High Speed Drive. It's one of our favorite solutions.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-33.html Are Trikes Safe? Article - An in-depth look at the pros and cons of Recumbent Trikes and how they are safe to ride in traffic or suburban areas.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-36.html TerraCycle Idlers and Your Trike's Chainline Article - Eliminating friction in your trike's chainline can make a huge difference. Less drag makes pedaling easier, which means you can pedal faster and go longer. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-37.html The Nuvinci CVP Hub Transmission - It's So Smooth!!! Reviews - Accessory - The Nuvinci CVP is a totally new type of gearing system for the cycling market. We've adapted this technology for use on our trikes. This is a different kind of ride.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-40.html Trikes and PVC Article - Are you looking to make some accessories for your trike? The local hardware store may have all you need. With some PVC or ABS tubing, fittings, glue, and a saw you can make some great things.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-46.html Building your own TerraTrike stand Article - If you like to tinker, tweak, tune up, and mess with your trike having a stand is invaluable. Some friends have given us the details on how they built their stand.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-47.html Why Ride a Trike? Article - Trikes are fun and comfortable, but they are also easy to ride. Whether you are looking to tour, commute, or just ride casually through the neighborhood, the trike should be on your list.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-50.html Catrike - A Different Kind Of Trike Reviews - Trike - The Catrike frame looks like a piece of pop art. Flowing lines and an integrated seat make this trike different than the others. Find out what makes the Catrike special! ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-51.html Greenspeed GT5 Review Reviews - Trike - This is a review of the Greenspeed GT5 top of the line touring trike. It can fold and is incredibly comfortable. Check it out.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-53.html Catrike Villager Review Reviews - Trike - The highest ground clearance recumbent trike from Big Cat HPV, the Catrike Villager, is a great trike. Read more about it in out Catrike Villager Review.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-54.html Utah Trikes - Custom KMX Hand Cycle Article - The challenge was to make a hand cycle for a child in about a week. We pulled some all-nighters and made a child happy for Christmas.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-55.html The 2009 KMX Typhoon Reviews - Trike - The new Typhoon from KMX Karts has been updated. It has a new seat and new tires which make it a serious contender for anyone looking for a bullet proof trike under $1500.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-60.html The Dangers of Cross Chaining Article - With such a wide gear range and a long chain, the term "cross chaining" comes up frequently. Learn what it is and how to avoid it.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-61.html Catrike Trail Review Reviews - Trike - The Trail is a great trike for beginners and veterans alike. If you are looking for a trike that doesn't lay as far back as some of the others and has a little higher seat height consider the Catrike Trail.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-62.html Catrike Villager Review by Sonia Reviews - Trike - The Villager is the cutest trike ever! This trike is mine and you can't have it.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-63.html Sun HT3 SX Handtrike Review Reviews - Trike - The Sun HT3 is easy to ride and fun to use. This trike will give you the upper body workout that you won't get from your regular bike or trike.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-64.html Catrike Expedition Review Reviews - Trike - The Expedition is the perfect trike for everday commuting or touring. Its extremely comfortable and is loaded with great components. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-65.html Matt's Catrike 700 Review Reviews - Trike - Looking for a fast trike? Well, Matt says this is the fastest trike available. Matt spent a lot of time in the saddle and has some good insight into Catrike's top-of-the-line model.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-66.html Thoughts on the Sun EZ Tad SX Reviews - Trike - Most people think you need to spend a lot of money in order to get a reliable, comfortable, and fun trike. The Sun EZ Tad SX tosses that misconception out the window.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-81.html Sun T-3 CX A Review - Looking for an intermediate cost effective trike? Look no further. The Sun T-3 CX is your trike.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-83.html Eggbeat 1/Clipless Pedal Review - Tonight at 9, Clipless shoes may be for you.
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330 Miles on a Catrike 700 Article - George rode his Catrike 700 330 miles to raise money for those with HIV/AIDS in Northern California.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-68.html Customer Review: ICE Sprint with Golden Motor Reviews - Trike - Sean gave us an excellent report on his custom ICE Sprint that we equiped with the Golden Motor 1000W system.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-69.html HP Velotechnik Gekko FX Reviews - Trike - The HP Gekko is an fantastic trike for anyone that wants something with a decent gear range and foldability.
The folded dimensions, and style makes it easy to carry, and store this trike in small areas, even a cubical! ]]>
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The New Catrike Villager and Trail Article - Catrike has made some radical changes to the their lineup with adjustable seats ad a new frame design on the Villager and Trail.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-71.html Introducing the New Generation of Villager by Big Cat Reviews - Trike - When the Villager was first introduced it grabbed a lot of attention with its lightweight frame and high seat. The new Villager G2 adds an adjustable seat for a trike that will fit anybody.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-72.html Bikes around the Buttes Article - George Fisher writes about circumnavigating the Buttes is a 40 mile easy ride, both scenic and exhilarating in the northern Sacramento Valley.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-80.html The 2011 KMX Venom Reviews - Trike - The lightest and fastest of the KMX range, itís a demon for the experienced rider or racer over 18. A light-weight wheel set with narrow, high-pressure tires and road-bike-specific componentry reward riders with superior road-touring performance. Own it Ė and the road is yours.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-73.html EcoSpeed Electric Kit for KMX Article - The KMX EcoSpeed Mid-Drive will change your riding experience forever. Not only can you ride faster but longer than ever before at great speeds. Fly to and from work at no cost, take long rides with ease, and mostly enjoy the time spent on your EcoSpeed trike.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-77.html Introducing the 2012 Catrike Road Reviews - Trike - Catrike is know for their lightweight, fast trikes, and above all their fine engineering. For 2012 Catrike brought us rear suspension with the new Catrike Road.]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-78.html The 2012 Catrike Cat-4 Quad by Utah Trikes Reviews - Trike - The Quad has been designed for those looking for a true pedal car. The additional cargo capacity, traction, and 4-wheel disc braking make it the perfect utility vehicle for touring and commuting. ]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-79.html Brians Thoughts on the Scorpion FS-26 Reviews - Trike - Brian from California recently bought a custom Scorpion fs-26 with electric assist from us. Here are his preliminary impressions. . . .]]> http://www.utahtrikes.com/ARTICLE-85.html