The TrioBike revisited

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  1. Fritz February 28, 2008 at 12:55 pm -  Reply

    Hi James, in the US a similar product is the Zigo, which converts between a regular 2 wheeled bike and a 3 wheeler with a child carrier on the front. I played with it some at Interbike and it’s a good idea and well executed. 8 speeds in a hub, aluminum, articulated front steering when in 3-wheel mode, even a double kickstand!

    For the US market, I think the whole thing folds down to fit in car trunk. They’re marketing more for a recreational market rather than utilitarian; the recreational market is incredibly crowded and I think they could have gotten some more attention if they marketed to the growing “city bikes” market. I suggested a cargo carrier for the front module to the Zigo inventor; he said they had one in the works (or, more likely, a modification of the child carrier suited to cargo use) but I don’t see it on their website. The video explains the whole thing well.

  2. Bicycle Tutor March 13, 2008 at 4:41 pm -  Reply

    Very clever design. I wish we were more open to this method of transportation in North America.

  3. Meddie September 30, 2012 at 11:59 pm -  Reply

    hey I love this design. Do you know if its available anywhere in Canada? Or can I order one from Netherlands?

  4. brendan November 28, 2013 at 10:48 pm -  Reply

    Its now available in Canada at this store in montreal called Allo velo

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