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HP Velotechnik has sold the last of its US supply of Gekko FX-26 folding recumbent trikes to its premium stocking HP Velotechni

26 Sep 2017 - 9:33am

Catrike Speed rider, Miles, has worked out a great system for getting in and out of his very low and laidback recumbent trike using a strap attached to his roof-rack.

20 Sep 2017 - 8:56pm

A hub-driven electric-motor such as Bionx, Neodrive, or GoSwiss needs an anchor point that is physically fixed on the recumbent trike or bicycle, so it has something to push against. Without this anchor point, the hub would simply spin when activated with electricity.

17 Sep 2017 - 9:24pm

The Bacchetta A26 is the successor to the Giro ATT premium touring / commuting recumbent bike model.

27 Aug 2017 - 12:47pm

Surprisingly, HP Velotechnik has run out of supply of its US-available Gekko FX-20 folding recumbent trikes for 2017.

27 Jul 2017 - 9:44am

Day-6 semi-recumbent bikes will be in stock again soon. Production delays have made Day-6 bikes a limited-availability commodity for the past two months, but the wait is almost over.

26 Jul 2017 - 1:10pm

The 2017 summer travel issue of Recumbent Tandem Rider Magazine is finally in print and on the shelves at recumbent stores across the U.S.

This issue features

22 Jul 2017 - 3:36pm

In an unconventional move, Azub is raising prices in mid-season.

On Monday 15 May 2017, Azub prices will increase by 2-5%. 

13 May 2017 - 3:12pm

Recumbent Tandem Rider (RTR) Magazine has been covering the recumbent industry these last many years since the beginning -- and now, for the first time, the print copy of RTR magazine is available online.

27 Apr 2017 - 8:18am

An informal ride called Tour of the American River for Trikes and Recumbents TARTAR will be happening in Sacramento and riders from all points will be converging on the Sacramento area to enjoy the American River trail and to meet other recumbent trike riders.

25 Apr 2017 - 9:40pm

Catrike recently removed the Road rear-suspension recumbent trike from its model line-up and replaced it with a full-suspension Road-AR.

The change was made with little or no notice to dealers and potential buyers, and has taken Catrike aficionados a bit by surprise.

20 Apr 2017 - 10:18am

[Disclaimer: This item was posted on April Fools Day, 2017. It is not to be taken seriously, though, perhaps, half-seriously. The rack and the trike are real and not Photoshopped. The trike is a Terratrike (perhaps an older Tour) and the rack is based on HP Velotechnik design.]

1 Apr 2017 - 8:16am

Catrike has resolved its production issues for the eon-green color and is now producing recumbent trikes in this color again.

27 Mar 2017 - 10:09am

Catrike has discontinued its popular Hyper-yellow and Eon-green colors due to supply issues with the green powder-coating ingredient used in both colors.

16 Mar 2017 - 11:55am

HP Velotechnik offers electric recumbent trike options for most trikes models using Shimano STEPS motor system.

Shimano has entered the e-bike market with its STEPS motor system, and HP has adapted this system to most of its recumbent trike models.

3 Mar 2017 - 12:56pm

Catrike is finally shipping their first Dumon full-suspension folding recumbent trikes.

Just in time for Thanksgiving, the first Dumont has arrived, and we are very Thankful!

24 Nov 2016 - 9:27am

HP Velotechnik has announced a changeup to the Scorpion model line of suspension recumbent tricycles. After twelve (12) years in production, the original Scorpion model will be retired.

12 Oct 2016 - 11:48am

AlphaBENT's Chico shop used to be our main location and contact point. However, times have changed and now our Sacramento shop is the best place to test-ride a recumbent trike or bike.

10 Oct 2016 - 7:54am

ICE unveiled new improvements to the ICE Adventure at the 2016 Interbike trade-show. The improvements will work their way into the shipped ICE products over the rest of 2016 and become standard by 2017.

22 Sep 2016 - 11:01pm

Azub adventurers, Honza, Milan, and Jakub will be demonstrating Azub trikes and bikes at AlphaBENT on the morning of October 18, 2016.

22 Sep 2016 - 10:31pm

I literally fell into recumbent trikes when an accident on my rode bike left me with a fractured femur and the knowledge that I had osteoporosis. Yes, men get osteoporosis too. It wasn’t the bike that did me in but those damn clipless pedals.

4 Aug 2016 - 9:44pm

Rim tape is an invisible partner to all recumbent trike and bike riders. Rim tape protects the inner tube from sharp hole edges on double-wall rims and spoke-ends on singlewall rims.

20 Jun 2016 - 1:33pm

ICE has tackled the high cost of entry into the recumbent trike market by putting together a solid entry-level components package for a sub-$3,000 price on the ICE Adventure trike model.

16 Jun 2016 - 6:14pm

Terratrike owners sometimes find that the front corners of the seats are hotspots that chafe their legs as they ride. Additionally, the relatively dense weave of the seat covers on Terratrike Rambler and Rover models keep rider sweat from evaporating readily.

12 Jun 2016 - 5:48pm

Catrike has announced that production of the full-suspension Dumont recumbent tricycle will begin on October 1, 2016.

6 Jun 2016 - 8:19am

Kyle Bryant rallied the Ataxians and their supporters at the 7th Annual Ride Ataxia NorCal. Riders, families, and friends gathered in picturesque Winters, California for the 4 June 2016 event.

5 Jun 2016 - 1:40pm

Ride Ataxia comes to NorCal this coming weekend!

Come out Saturday, June 4, 2016 to support this worthy cause and these fine individuals.

1 Jun 2016 - 2:20pm

Many Catrike owners are probably wondering:

23 May 2016 - 7:33pm

Recumbent trikes with 26" wheels have a difficult time supporting top-bags -- bags that are intended to be mounted on top of a rear rack.

13 May 2016 - 1:41pm

On the heels of winning the "Trike of the Year" award for their outstanding-handling Tri-Con rear-suspension recumbent trike model, Azub has just announced the availability later this summer of their first full

6 May 2016 - 12:02am

The first of the new recumbent bike models from Bacchetta have started percolating into the market.

Code-named "Adroit", Bacchetta changed key parameters in the design of Giro ATT-20, Giro ATT-26, and ATT-700 recumbent bicycle models.

29 Apr 2016 - 11:29pm

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