The Black Aero finally arrived this week after delays due to the hurricane in Florida, its prior home. The Aero is a new model from Greenspeed that has been getting rave reviews. I wasn’t looking to buy another trike, but when I happened upon it on BentriderOnline, the price was right so I jumped on it. It came with an unusual strap arrangement replacing the standard mesh seat cover. I’ve replaced that with a stock mesh seat cover. I’m looking forward to comparing the Aero to my SLR.
Here are some pictures after installing the stock mesh seat cover.
These photos show the Aero with some narrower Stelvio tires.
Here I’m showing it along side the SLR. The Aero borrows a lot of ideas from the SLR. The laid back seat, the tank steering, the negative front wheel camber and the 349 front wheels. However, there are compromises in the Aero that make it a more practical trike. It has more ground clearance, a wider seat, a wider track and a shorter wheelbase.
The Aero is Gone
I’ve decided to sell the Aero. While it is a fun little trike, it just didn’t add much to my collection of trikes. The SLR is lower, longer, narrower and faster. The Monster is a nicer all around trike from ride to comfort to quality. I’ve sold the Aero to my friend Gregory who preferred it to his Catrike 700.