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Old 03-12-19, 06:33 PM
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New Catrike Trail

I want to add a computer, but don't see a spot to install one. Until I do I am going to hold off purchasing one. Can someone who has the Trail or similar show a picture of how/where you mounted your computer?

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Old 03-12-19, 08:23 PM
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Never mind on the computer. I figured out the spot to mount it and made a purchase. Now I need to figure out a pet basket for a 20 lb Cairn Terrier.
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Back to the computer, ugh.

I bought a Cateye Strada Wireless. It requires that the sensor and the computer be within 1.9 feet of each other. I am going to have to remove the sensor from the rear wheel and move it to one of the front wheels. The thing is the way the Catrike is designed makes the sensor setup difficult. The spokes are quite a distance from the rails making the magnet and sensor a difficult gap to overcome. I think I can jerry rig it enough to make it work using a handle bar extender and additional 1/2" diameter magnets to come within 5mm of each other. But I would prefer a computer that is designed for this purpose. I am not finding that. Anyone have any suggestions?
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Thanks for your message. I have less than 10 posts, so not able to interact via PM yet.
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Check your left front wheel.

My wife's Trail has a finger just for mounting a computer pickup. It also has a nub on the derailleur mast for installing the head.
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This is the unit I use on all of our bikes (trike) https://www.planetbike.com/store/pro...-computer.html

I have one mounted on my Catrike Expedition, wired to a sensor on the front left wheel. Works flawlessly and it is guaranteed for life. Very easy to set up. I change the battery every year; just record the odometer reading before you remove the battery, and during set-up enter the odometer reading and start again. Hope this helps. Mike
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Here's what I fabricated for my ICE Sprint. It's a piece of stainless angle with a piece of aluminum rod attached. It bolts on top of the tie rod. Perhaps it would work with your Catrike.

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Originally Posted by remltr View Post
Now I need to figure out a pet basket for a 20 lb Cairn Terrier.
I bought a North Face side pack with a padded strap for my 8 lb chihuahua. Sort of like a crossbody bag but it is made to rest on your side.
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Can you mount the magnet to your disc rotor and the sensor on the kingpin?
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