Carrying a trike over the shoulder

DIscuss anything relating to non-standard cycles and their equipment.
belgiangoth
Posts: 1406
Joined: 29 Mar 2007, 4:10pm

Carrying a trike over the shoulder

Postby belgiangoth » 18 Oct 2020, 4:30pm

Never seen this mentioned before, seen fleetingly in this video (blink and you miss it, at about 10 seconds)
https://www.youtube.com/user/UtahTrikesOnline

Is this a practical move that requires some/little/no instruction, or is it just a flash move for a video?
If I had a baby elephant, it would point out that there is no evidence for planing. Then it would eat all my bananas.

User avatar
Tigerbiten
Posts: 2111
Joined: 29 Jun 2009, 6:49am

Re: Carrying a trike over the shoulder

Postby Tigerbiten » 18 Oct 2020, 6:48pm

It depends on the shape of the seat and where the balance point is.
My trike balances just behind the love handles on the hard shell seat.
So if I put it on my shoulder like that, the handle will dig in.
But it will balance on my hand with the seat against my arm.
That's how I lift it if I need to pass through a unrideable gap.

Plus you need to deal with the weight ....... :(

Luck ............ :D