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Wheels are fundamental to recumbents.

We separate them out from everything else because there are so many parts, styles, and sizes involved.

Schwalbe

Very wide balloon tires cushion the road like a virtual suspension. Big Apples allow for lower tire pressures too which further softens any path.

Road tires with high durability, low rolling resistance, and minimal tread.

A light, fast, treadless tire with Schwalbe Raceguard (multi-layered rubber / nylon) protection belt and reflective labels.

A classic touring tire. A relatively thick tread and kevlar belt give you good puncture protection and durability for the long haul.

Available in a broad spectrum of sizes.

Striking a near-perfect balance between weight, grip, durability, and rolling performance, the Schwalbe Marathon Racer has become the adored favorite of the recumbent trike industry.

It came from Mars. Space-age puncture-resistant folding tire with low rolling resistance and fantastic grip. The ultimate tire.

A tire designed specifically for recumbent tricycles. The Tryker is specially constructed to handle the sideloads particular to recumbent trikes.

Rohloff

14-speed internal gearing with the huge gear-range of a mountain bike. Eliminate the frustration of dealing with derailleurs and their quirks with this amazing internally geared hub.
Top quality tubes are thin and flexible.
Internally geared hubs let you eliminate derailleurs and messy chain takeup mechanisms.
Raise your gearing above conventional levels with a Capreo hub that lets your smallest rear cog go all the way down to 9-teeth (9T),
We have tires to fit all needs -- especially in the smaller sizes used by recumbents.

wheels News

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