Maintenance and Safety Videos

We’re as excited about your new trike.  Our videos will help with safe riding and proper maintenance

We’re So Happy You’re Our Customer!!

In this video, we thank you for your business and talk again about how fantastic your new Catrike is.  We also walk you through our ever-expanding maintenance video series.  

Our good friend Gary Solomon from the Laid Back Bike Report has a great Catrike Factory Tour video (this link leaves our website)

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Catrike Warranty & Registration 

It’s pretty impressive that we’ve sold over 1000 Catrikes and we’ve NEVER had a customer warranty claim.  But, someday, there will be a first.  Rest assured that if you have ANY problems with your trike, we’ll service it right here in the shop.  So, now that you’re home with your new Catrike, activate your warranty at www.catrike.com/registration. 

We’ll show you where to find your serial number.  We also encourage you to register your trike with your insurance provider and local law enforcement. 

 

New Rider Safety

In this video, we reinforce critical safety topics we discussed in the shop:

  • Turning Safely
  • Braking Safely
  • Entering and Exiting the Trike
  • Keeping Your Feet on the Pedals

Good safety habits take some time to become second nature, so we always advise, “Ride slow and turn slow until you’re absolutely comfortable on the trike”. 

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Shifting Part I

Catrike offers the broadest stock gear range of any trike.  In this video we demonstrate proper shifting techniques that will ensure a long reliable lifespan for your drivetrain

Tire Care

The lightweight Schwalbes stock on your new Catrike are designed to provide thousands of maintenance-free miles.  This video covers proper inflation as well as when to replace your worn tires. Finally, we cover specialty tires for puncture resistance, softer rides and even studded snow tires!

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Brake Care: Part 1

The Avid BB7 Disc Brakes on your new Catrike should provide thousands of miles of safe, low-maintenance stopping.  This video provides safety, maintenance and cleaning tips. If you’d like to learn more about disc brakes, here’s a link to a fantastic video from Cycle Pulse

If you’re a geek -and you know who you are- you can tune into Brake Care Part 2

Brake Care: Part 2

Mel walks you through safely removing and re-installing the front wheel of your Catrike. His advice? Don’t remove the wheel unless you absolutely have to!

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Quick Releases

Your new Catrike has between 2 and 5 quick release or “QR” connections. In this video, Mel walks you through proper use.

Rear Wheel Removal

Whether you have a Quick Release (“QR”) or a Thru Axle, removing and re-installing a rear wheel is no big deal. We step you through the process and -Shazam!- you’re an expert!

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Chain Care

Proper lubrication is critical to good trike performance. Here, RPDX shows both how to properly lubricate and when to replace a chain