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Off-road recumbent trike; two wheels up front, one in rear, also known as a "tadpole trike."



  • Front suspension with air shocks, 4-1/2" wheel travel.
  • Mild steel-tubing frame: 1x1-1/2 Rectangle tubing (1/16 wall) main frame; 3/4 Square (1/16 wall) suspension arms.
  • 1/4-20 Grade 8 bolts with oil-impregnated brass bushings at suspension pivots.
  • 6061 Aluminum 1x2 Rectangle tubing (1/8 wall) rear swingarm.
  • Mechanical disc brakes in front.
  • Aluminum mountain bike wheels, 24" front, 26" rear, with knobby tires.
  • Shimano Clipless pedals