The Giro 26 was introduced in 2005 and became an instant recumbent bicycle classic. It’s the perfect solution for recumbent riders that love the dual 26? recumbent format for commuting and hardcore touring, but want room for fatter tires and fenders not found on its roadie brethren. This bent is all about taking on life day to day; a great ride and an even greater value for 2010.
Tackle even your longest tours in pure comfort and style aboard Bacchetta's Bella. The lightweight aluminum frame and fork are ready to load up and go. Every ride, whether short or epic, is fun with the long wheelbase that delivers a great-handling, stable ride. Plus, the low pedal height and Avid brakes make starting and stopping quick and easy, even when you're loaded with gear. And, with the trusty Alex wheels and precision-shifting 27-speed SRAM drivetrain, you'll enjoy every adventure more than ever. *Pricing varies due the add-ons on instock models and custom special orders.
Since the Corsa received a face lift in 2005, it has become one of the most sought after performance recumbents on the market. Not only does the Corsa model come with a rigorously tested Aluminum frame, it also comes standard with the evolutionary EuroMesh saddle and a component package that will make your fellow recumbent riders salivate!
$3,400.00 - $4,900.00
Bacchetta's Carbon Aero 2.0 is the ultimate recumbent road rocket. Boasting Bacchetta's custom full carbon frame and fork for an incredible strength-to-weight ratio, this gossamer wonder provides awesome power transfer and plenty of vibration damping. This sub-21-pound speedster's components are just as nice, too. Top-of-the-line specs like aero Alex wheels with sticky Kenda Kaliente tires, a precision-shifting SRAM X.0 rear derailleur, a beautiful FSA SLK carbon crankset, and powerful Bacchetta dual-pivot brakes maximize your potential. You'll also love Bacchetta's ultra-light Carbon Hard Shell seat that delivers awesome power transfer, total support and fine comfort as you sail down the road on this amazing machine.
Big Cat's Pocket pulls all the features of a full-size trike and packs them into a small package. It's perfect for commuting, fitness rides and running errands. The lightweight aluminum frame, quick handling and stable geometry does it all and does it all well. Hills are a non issue with a 27-speed SRAM drivetrain with TruVativ cranks for power and grippy, all-conditions Avid disc brakes to slow you down on the descents. The aluminum wheels with Schwalbe tires contribute to the fast ride, while the comfy seat makes casual rides all that more leisurely, we did say it does it all well. With no balance issues, anyone can ride the Pocket!
Big Cat's Expedition is built to be extremely stable with a wider track, longer wheelbase and a wide gear range. Yet, the lightweight aluminum frame, 20-inch front wheels and a 26-inch rear wheel give you a fast, maneuverable ride that gets you around town and to work with speed and grace. Either way, the Ergo seat and Space neck rest make every ride luxuriously comfortable, ergonomic and efficient. SRAM's workhorse component group gives you dependable shifting day in and day out, season after season and TruVativ supplies cranks with three rings to give you a total of 30 gears.
Big Cat's Villager is a perfect trike for beginners and experienced riders alike! This sleek trike has been updated with their lightweight, 2nd-generation Space Frame that makes the ride quick, snappy and efficient. TruVativ cranks get things rolling while the 9-speed SRAM shifting fires off the shifts quickly and smoothly. 20-inch wheels with Schwalbe tires keep you grounded as you motor along and you've got powerful Avid disc brakes to keep your speed in check. The comfy, adjustable seat puts you in an efficient, aero and ergonomic, ready-to-pedal position. With no balance issues, anyone can ride the Villager!
Big Cat's 700 trike is made for speed. Named for the 700c wheel in the back, the 700 is a low-slung, aerodynamic machine that corners like a roller coaster and rides just as fast. You know that eye-watering thing that you get? Yeah, it's that fast. The lightweight aluminum frame and high gearing sees to that. Yet all that speed doesn't come at the sacrifice of comfort. The Ergo seat and Space neck rest let you pedal in the lap of luxury. At your finger tips, you command 30 speeds with SRAM bar-end shifters and powerful Avid mechanic disc brakes, while Schwalbe tires keep you glued to the ground. The 700 is user friendly too, check out the flag and mirror for safety and the handy computer mount.
Big Cat's Trail trike is built for everything from daily commuting to fitness rides to running errands. Its lightweight 2nd-generation Space Frame, quick handling and stable geometry does it all and does it all well. Hills are a non issue with a 27-speed SRAM drivetrain with TruVativ cranks for powering uphills and grippy, all-conditions Avid disc brakes for controlling the descents. The 20-inch aluminum wheels with Schwalbe tires contribute to the fast ride, while the comfy seat makes casual rides all that more leisurely.
Introducing the innovative Catrike 5.5.9, a premium Grand Touring Folding Catrike. Experience high performance and spirited long-distance rides with extraordinary comfort.
If your couch had wheels it still wouldn't be as comfortable as Big Cat's Road trike. Sporting a lightweight aluminum frame with stable geometry and 20-inch wheels makes for a quick, go-kart-like ride and the trike design eliminates any balance issues so anyone can ride the Road. The specs are dialed with the TruVativ cranks and the SRAM twist shifters. The Ergo seat and Space neck rest put you in the lap of luxury and makes it so you can generate power easily and in total comfort. Nice details abound like a rear view mirror and flag for safety, a Velcro strap parking brake and even clipless pedals.
The GT3 is a small trike with a big personality. Designed as an easily transportable trike so that you can fold it up to fit in your car or to take up less space in your shed, it's quick fold is achieved with only a 6mm Allen key for the single seat bolt and one quick release for the frame hinge. This trike is ideal for weekend riders, commuters or even assisted touring. Made in a small and standard size, you should find one to suit you. There is a weight limit of 265lbs for this trike, so if you're on the solid side, but still want a compactable trike, please check out the Magnum. Pics shown with optional alloy rack and SPD combination pedals.
The Greenspeed Anura is designed to be easy to ride. Rather than having a low seat like most tadpole trikes (2 wheels front, and 1 rear), and some deltas (1 wheel front, and two rear) the Anura seat is set at the same height as a kitchen chair, at 17 to 18” above the ground, plus there is no cross member or front axle in front of the seat, so mounting and dismounting is much easier. The higher seat also gives more confidence in traffic, yet having the seat closer to the paired wheels than the single wheel gives more stability than expected. Unlike other delta trikes the Anura has a differential as standard equipment, which gives balanced two wheel drive. And with 75% of the weight on the driving wheels V 33% for a tadpole trike, the Anura has far superior traction on loose or slippery surfaces, like gravel, mud, or snow. The three wheel disc brakes provide more powerful braking than most trikes, and steering is light, positive, and accurate with a small turning circle. To reduce weight the Anura frame is made from 7005 aluminium alloy, and the rectangular main tube allows the length of the frame to be varied by 10 inches to suit the leg length of rider, while keeping the front frame in perfect alignment. 16” wheels are standard on the Anura because they result in a lighter and more compact trike, than could be built with 20” wheels. Furthermore with the special Scorcher tyres they roll easier and give a better ride than most 20” wheels! However for a still higher seat and more ground clearance, 20” rear wheels are now available, and later in 2013 there will be a 20” front wheel option.
The GT5 is a small trike with a big personality. Designed as an easily transportable trike so that you can fold it up to fit in your car or to take up less space in your shed, it's quick fold is achieved with only a 6mm Allen key for the single seat bolt and one quick release for the frame hinge. See how trike folds here. This trike is ideal for weekend riders, commuters or even assisted touring. Made in a small and standard size, you should find one to suit you. There is a weight limit of 265lbs for this trike, so if you're on the solid side, but still want a compactable trike, please check out the GTO. Pics shown with optional alloy rack and SPD combination pedals.
Many people have said that it is not possible to build a trike which is suitable for road as well as off road. Others have said, you must have suspension to give a smooth ride. However, this increases the weight, adds complication, and cost. Well, the Greenspeed Magnum breaks the mould in trike design! No longer is it necessary to agonize between the choice of a high seat trike for off road, or a low seat trike for on road, suspension or non-suspension, disc brakes or drum brakes, or a heavy, low performance trike to take your weight. The Magnum is the 1st recumbent trike to have a seat which is adjustable for height. Plus it is adjustable for angle as well. The seat height is adjustable from 12” to 17” and both adjustments are with Quick Release levers. Thus the rider can choose the seat height to suit ease of entry and exit, the riding conditions, and personal preference – low for speed and high for visibility in traffic. Some riders may find they need the seat high at first to help get them on and off the trike. Later as they become fitter and loose weight, they might find they can lower the seat and take advantage of the lower centre of gravity. This gives better cornering and road holding. Wind tunnel tests show that the lower seat is also 2 mph faster at 25 mph.
The Hand Magnum draws on over twenty years of development at Greenspeed, plus has a host of new features over previous Greenspeed Hand Cycles. Right from the start we realized that unlike most bike riders, hand cycles riders were not normally able to get off their machines and push if the hills were too steep, so we added extra gearing systems which enables riders to climb mountains when they felt they needed the challenge. The Hand Magnum continues this theme by using three gearing systems. A nine speed derailleur system, a three speed rear hub, and two speed crank system. This gives a gear range of 946% or from 12 inches to 110 inches, plus the hub gears and the crank gears can be changed both while in motion and when stationary.
A world first: HP Velotechnik Scorpion fs 26 – The first full-suspension, foldable touring trike with a large 26-inch rear wheel ******** (Summary) *********** Friedrichshafen. Trike riding is becoming even more efficient and comfortable. On stand FW-300 at the Eurobike trade show, recumbent manufacturer HP Velotechnik will be the world’s first manufacturer to exhibit a full-suspension foldable touring trike with a large 26-inch rear wheel. Compared to the smaller 20-inch wheels conventionally found on recumbent trikes, the larger wheel on the suspended rear of the new Scorpion fs 26 model provides an even smoother ride, less rolling resistance, and easier obstacle traversing. The combination of full suspension with tried-and-tested chassis technology from the automotive engineering sector and the positive running properties of larger wheels sets new standards in riding dynamics. Thanks to HP Velotechnik’s sophisticated self-locking folding hinge, the vehicle can be quickly folded into an easy-to-transport package with dimensions of just 123 x 83 x 69 cm. The new Advanced Steering Geometry (ASG) enables riders to control the Scorpion fs 26 smoothly and precisely, giving it a small turning circle of just 5.5 meters (18 feet) despite its long wheelbase. From November 2012, all HP Velotechnik trike models will come with ASG as standard. In addition to the ergonomically-shaped ‘BodyLink’ hard shell seat, HP Velotechnik also offers the option of the further improved ‘ErgoMesh’ seat. This not only provides optimum ventilation for the back but also offers more side support thanks to the enhanced seat design with strengthened, anatomically-shaped side cushioning. For larger riders, the seat is will be available in a 5 cm (2 inch) wider ‘ErgoMesh XL’ version with a 3 cm (1 1/8 inch) longer back rest and seat pan. The Scorpion fs 26 touring trike is available from specialist dealers in the US and abroad from early 2013 with a starting price of € 3,790 / US$ 4,355.
The Eco Tad SX is the newest edition to the Sun Seeker tadpole trike family. This is our most affordable tadpole trike, but just because its affordable doesn’t mean that it is not full of features. It has a fully adjustable mesh-back saddle with a padded bottom that keeps you cool and comfortable on long outings. There are spare bottle mounts seat frame to let you carry plenty of hydration for the long hauls.
If riding a regular recumbent is easy and comfortable, then riding a recumbent trike is even better. With the EZ-Tri Classic recumbent trike, the rider gets the comfort and mechanical pedaling advantage along with the stability and confidence a trike brings. “I had good control while riding down the street. After the third time up and down the street I thought: Yeah baby, this is wonderful and I’m hooked!” exclaimed an excerpt from Recumbent & Tandem Rider Magazine. “All things considered, I do think the trike is a good value for anyone interested in riding for recreation, fitness, or commuting,” said BentRider magazine, a publication devoted to recumbent bicycles. Try the EZ-Tri Classic for yourself and discover the wonderful world of recumbent trikes.
Sun's EZ Tadpole SX Trike is a blast to ride everywhere! The combination of a low-center-of-gravity frame and 3 quick-rolling wheels makes this low-rider handle like nothing else. It's more than just zippy speed though. A plush, fully supportive seat offers unparalleled comfort, too. You'll also love the under-seat steering, which takes all the pressure off your arms and hands. And, this sweet rig sports powerful disc brakes and a hill-flattening 24-speed SRAM/Shimano drivetrain.
The Sun Seeker Fat Tad CX is the most fun you’ll have this low to the ground off road. This bad boy is equipped with front and rear suspension, chromoly frame and 4 inch wide off road tires! The Fat Tad will handle sand and gravel like no other trike out there. Other features include aluminum seat frame, padded seat and provisions to mount 4 water bottle cages.
The Eco-Delta SX is Sun Seeker's most affordable recumbent trike that also happens to be full of great features. The 3-wheel design gives this recumbent superior stability, while the ergonomic position is great for staying comfortable and relaxed even on all-day rides. The steel frame is strong and compliant for shock absorbency over rough roads and the aluminum wheels wrapped in durable Kenda tires are smooth-rolling. The seven-speed drivetrain provides plenty of options for hills and the Promax brakes deliver reliable stopping power. It has a fully-adjustable mesh-back saddle with a padded bottom that keeps you cool and comfortable on long outings. There are spare bottle mounts on the handlebar and seat frame to let you carry plenty of hydration for the long hauls. - X-Seam range: 31 – 53 inches
The Eco-Tad SX is not only affordable, but also full of great features. The steel frame is strong and compliant for shock absorbency over rough roads, it sports smooth-rolling aluminum wheels with durable Kenda tires, and features reliable Promax brakes. It has a fully adjustable mesh-back saddle with a padded bottom that keeps you cool and comfortable on long outings. There are spare bottle mounts on the seat frame to let you carry plenty of hydration for the long hauls. - X-Seam range: 31 – 53 inches
With Sun Seeker's EZ-TriClassic SX you get the go-cart fun and sweet comfort of a recumbent with the stability and confidence of a trike. It's the perfect machine for enjoying all your rides and staying healthy and fit. Plus, it's designed for optimal comfort with a fully supportive seat with backrest. This sweet trike is equipped with fine components, too, from the crisp-shifting Shimano/SRAM drivetrain, to the easy-rolling aluminum wheels, to the confidence-inspiring brakes.
Sun Seeker's EZ-Sport CX combines cool styling with a smooth-riding, long-wheelbase design. The responsive chromoly frame is strong and resilient, while the aluminum wheels roll effortlessly wherever you go. You'll also love the fully supportive seat, ergonomic handlebars and the stable, low crank position. Plus, the 24-speed SRAM/Shimano drivetrain shifts with precision and the Promax linear-pull brakes offer top-notch stopping power.
Sun Seeker's EZ-Tad SX is a blast to ride everywhere! The combination of a low-center-of-gravity frame and 3 quick-rolling wheels makes this low-rider handle like nothing else. It's more than just zippy speed though. A plush, fully supportive seat offers unparalleled comfort, too. You'll also love the under-seat steering, which takes all the pressure off your arms and hands. And, this sweet rig sports powerful disc brakes and a hill-flattening 24-speed SRAM/Shimano drivetrain.
The EZ-3 HD USX is a blast to ride around the block or across the country! The combination of its suspension frame and plush, fully supportive seat offers unparalleled comfort. Plus it's designed to support up to 400 pounds. You'll also love the under-seat steering, which takes all the pressure off your arms and hands. And, you'll appreciate the ride of the super-strong 20-inch aluminum wheels, which feature 48 spokes each in the rear. Plus, this sweet bicycle sports powerful disc and linear-pull brakes and a hill-flattening 21-speed SRAM/Shimano drivetrain.
With Sun Seeker's T3-CX Tadpole you'll wonder how you got to your destination so easily and comfortably. You'll love the direct steering, which makes the CX respond quickly and predictably. And, you'll appreciate the ride of the easy-pedaling 20-inch aluminum wheels, which are wrapped with super-fast, high-pressure Kenda tires. Plus, this sweet machine sports powerful disc brakes and a hill-flattening 24-speed drivetrain.
Sun Seeker's X3-AX features 3 wheels so you enjoy a go-cart feel and don't even have to put a foot down at stops. Plus, its light aluminum frame has plenty of get-up-and-go and handles like a dream, while the long wheelbase means a stable, predictable ride at even maximum speed. Complementing the great frame are three 20-inch wheels with quality tires and dual rear disc brakes for total control. You'll also love the comfy, highly adjustable mesh seat and the easy ergonomic handlebar position. You get reliable Shimano, SRAM, and Promax components for braking and shifting excellence too.
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