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CRANKING IT UP HERE, BOSS!

130 tooth sprocket

For speed demons only. This may or may not apply to you. I can’t imagine riding a human powered vehicle with such a large chainring on it. This bike pictured above is said to be capable of 100 mph. I think I would have to bow out on that. Just call me chicken, but that ain’t for me.┬áNotice the front forks appear to be turned around backwards. I assume that has something to do with more stability and better handling at high speed.

Can you imagine having a chainring like that on an already fast trike? I am not sure about the ground clearance, but then again I guess the distance is about the same as that on a bicycle. I have not measured it, but that is my guess. Hmmm, I am just envisioning what that would look like …

130 tooth chainring on Catrike 700

What do you think? It would be intolerable trying to go up hill, but oh those downhills! One thing is for sure … it most definitely would get some attention from folks who see it. In case you are wondering I created this picture. It is not an existing trike with the large chainring. I doubt if they exist (but I may be wrong).

One thought that comes to mind … this would make getting on and off the trike a bit more challenging and perhaps dangerous. One might lose the next generation if you get my point.

Well, I don’t think I will try it even if somebody does come up with such a trike. I am ready to go, but I don’t think I would care to go out of this world by going out of control on a fast downhill. ­čÖé┬áI have in mind to …

KEEP ON TRIKIN’