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How to select a recumbent trike

Recumbent trikes are popular fitness equiments and made change in the fitness world. It is a trike of low seat which allows you to sit in a relaxed posture, and to ride faster than conventional upright trike.

If you are going to buy one, it is suggested to learn more about their fearures before selecting a right recumbent trike. We are going to discuss the differences in construction of both types of recumbent trike and what you should take into account in selecting a recumbent trike. These help you in making a right decision.


Delta and tadpole type of recumbent trike

There are two types of recumbent trike in the fitness equipment market, they are the delta type and the tadpole type, in which tadpole types are more commonly used than delta type.

The delta recumbent trike has one wheel in the front and two wheels at the back. The pedals are usually directly on the front wheel without gearing, just like the conventional kids trike. The rear wheels are the steering wheels.


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The tadpole recumbent trike has the construction of wheels opposite to the delta type. It has two wheels in the front for steering and is powered by one wheel at the back. Pedals are near to the front wheels and connected to the rear wheel by gear, so gearing is allowed, just like the conventional bicycle.

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Riding uphill

In general, delta recumbent trike has no gearing equiped. It is powered by pedals directly on the front wheel. It is more difficult to ride uphill, especially if you are not trained and your legs' muscle are not strong enough to do it in the early period of riding. It unlikes conventional bicycle that you can stand on the pedals and push them with your body weight, but depends on your legs' muscle only, as you are lying on the seat. Of cause it is not an disadvantage if you aim to traing your legs. On the other hand a recumbent trike with gearing is nice to have.

Frequency of use

It is recommended to select recumbent trike of simple design, say the one with no gearing or less gearing steps, if you do not use it frequently. There is no significant difficulties if you use it only on flat roads.


Drift Trikes are not adults' game only, but also for kids. It is a perfect birthday gift or Christmas gift for your kids.
Recumbent Trikes is designed for riding in high speed. It held the world record of bicycle speed.

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