Tools required:- 8" Cresent,
6mm Allen Key ("T" or short), Flex Head Allen Key -
4,5,6,& 8mm, 17mm or 11/16" Socket Wrench, Long S&S
Wrench. Note:- Socket Wrench not required for 2002 on models, which
have axle cap screws instead of nuts.
1. Remove chain from trike by undoing Power Link.
Squeeze both sides together, and then push ends of link together to
release to the grooved pins into larger part of hole, and separate
sideways. Pull chain out from derailleurs and chain tubes. Put chain
and power link in a plastic bag.
2. Remove cable from front derailleur. Remove the
front boom by loosening or removing the two M6 x 25 Allen screws –
replace screws in bosses for safe keeping.
3. Remove seat from trike by taking
out front Allen cap screw (M8, 6mm key) under front of seat, and
hidden Allen cap screws in rear of seat (M8, 6mm "T" or
short "L" Allen key). Replace front screw in seat, and
rear screws in seat stays for safekeeping.
4. Dis-connect cable joiners in
rear cables by unscrewing quick release joiners.
5. Loosen the two M6 cap screws
(5mm Allen key) holding the brake caliper to the kingpin mounting
arm, and withdraw the shorter front one. Remove the front wheel axle
locknut (M10 Nyloc – 17mm socket wrench), and then swing the
caliper down and back to clear the disc brake rotor, so that the
front wheel can be slid off the axle ( see photo). Make sure the
bearing spacer/washer stays on the axle, and put the axle nut back
on the end of the axle for safe keeping. Re-mount the caliper back
onto the kingpin, and remove other front wheel, the same way.
6. Remove rear wheel by loosening
the two axles nut, with 15mm end of coupling wrench. Note that these
are a special 10.5mm thread, so make sure you screw them back onto
the hub for safe keeping.
7. Loosen the S&S coupling with
the S&S wrench, and then unscrew the rear section for the frame.
8. Loosen the handlebar clamp
screws (M6 x 25 – 5mm Allen key)
9. Tuck one side of the handlebar
under the cross member, and then the other side. Note you may need
to remove one caliper to get the other side tucked under. Replace
These photos show how the parts
will fit into the 1st suitcase:
10. Wrap front section with padded,
Velcro edged tube protectors.
11. Place the covered front section
in the suit case – note if the case is a tight fit, one of the
calpiers may need to be removed. Then cover the rear section and fit
that. Then cover the cranks, and pack them in.
12. Pack chain, mirror, and tools,
and then add rear wheel, followed by one front wheel. This completes
1st suitcase. Note clothes can be used for extra packing,
and things like chain, mirror and tools could be put in 2nd
case to even weight between cases.
13. Put other front wheel and rack
in 2nd, smaller suit case, then add seat and rear
mudguard. Note clothes and other items can be used for extra
packing, and to even weight between cases.
14. Packing finished!
Suit Case sizes :- Large 32" x
24" x 10", Medium 30" x 20" x 9"