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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 08-12-08, 04:36 PM   #1
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best recumbent trikes for huge guys

I have owned an EZ-tadpole, and it held me. I am 6'8"ish and 400 lbs. I sold the trike, but I've found (the hard way through road rash) that this nearly 60 yr. old really needs a trike to be safe and enjoy riding again. 2-wheeled recumbents are too unstable for me. Could any of my "fellow" Clydesdales who own or have owned a trike that fit a very tall, very heavy person reasonable well? I might just go back to the EZ-(sun)-tadpole, but they're not terribly nimble and weigh almost as much as I (well, not quite, but....) So, please, any comments on trikes for huge guys would be most welcome.

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Old 08-12-08, 04:49 PM   #2
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Look at Worksman.com. You will need the extended version.
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Look at Worksman.com. You will need the extended version.
The Personal Activity vehicle (PAV) 3 speed, extended frame.
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Depends on your budget. I'd look at a Greenspeed Expedition Trike if I had the budget. It's a tadpole design. and pricey, but well worth it.

Another might be the Lightfoot Trikes.
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To continue, the Worksman would be a step backward from the Sun EZ3, by the way.
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Another might be the Lightfoot Trikes.
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