Trikes and bikes suitable for the rough and tough riggers dished out during these activities with carrying or towing large loads, while still featuring the benefits and comfort of recumbent cycling.
For those who have a "need for speed". These bikes are lighter and feature design and components specified for speed more then comfort.
Recumbents designed for the "Comfort and Ability" options segment, allowing clients to experience the freedom of cycling, while enhancing their rehabilitation options.
The “Kompact is a great fun trike for older kids and young adults. The “R” model benefits from quality spoked wheels and aluminium boom with 3 piece cranks.
The saddle has long been the bane of a cyclist’s life. Many designs have come and gone, but the basic problem remains, high load on a small area equates to a lot of pressure on delicate parts! A recumbent gives a comfortable seat which spreads the load over a bigger area. Many riders choose a recumbent due to back problems and find the recumbent seat gives the comfort they need to keep riding.
Due to their unique riding position, recumbents have a lower frontal area which reduces air resistance. This means that on the flat, a rider on a recumbent will be travelling at a faster pace than the same rider would be on an upright bike. When fitted with aerodynamic fairings, recumbents can go even faster. The world speed record for recumbents on the flat is now over 80mph (130km/h) – though we can’t promise all riders can achieve this speed!
Recumbents are frequently used for long distance rides and world tours. The combination of great comfort, performance and speed makes them machines which you can happily spend many hours in as the miles and landscape speed by.
A recumbent bike or trike is a bike or trike where the riding position is reclined with the rider’s feet being placed in front of their body as opposed to the more upright riding position found on the traditional diamond framed bicycle.Continue Reading