Challenge
Concept Trike


The Concept TrikeA trike is a recumbent with 3 wheels. is the first tadpoleA tadpole is a trike with two wheels at front and one at rear. produced by Challenge. It appeared in 2007 and original design is inspirited of the look of their bikes. This tricycle is oriented travel and trekking, it has a large ground clearance and a 26-inch rear wheel.

The equipment is quality and could be customized, Challenge offers the beginning of high-end from SRAM and Shimano, it offers also to choose the type of seat shellA shell seat, also called "European", is a molded and rigid seat. or meshA mesh seat, also called « U.S »., is a textile stretched over the seat frame. , carbon, glass or aluminum. For the trip we can equip it with a luggage rack that can hold up to 5 bags.

The disadvantage, for a long journey it will attract more eye and its many specific parts will be impossible to find all around the world, especially as its direction is quite exposed.

Main Features :

Technical data sheet created/updated 2012-04-30 /2012-05-12
Years of production : 2007 /Still in production
Bike type : TadpoleA tadpole is a trike with two wheels at front and one at rear. (Trike)
=> See others Tadpole (Trike)
Wheels : 20x26
Steering : Indirect steering below the frame
Seat : ShellA shell seat, also called "European", is a molded and rigid seat. adjustable
Maximum loadThe maximum load is the maximum mass, excluding bike, of cycling, trailer anf luggage recommended by the manufacturer. : 130 kg286.6 lbs

Frame and geometry :

Frame materials : 7000 series aluminum
Front shock : No suspension
Rear shock : No suspension
Announced weight without pedals : 16.50 kg36.4 lbs
Wheelbase : 1170 mm46.1 in
Width : 830 mm32.7 in
Seat height : 260 mm10.2 in
Seat angle : 31 °/38 °
Bracket height : 400 mm15.7 in
Ground clearance : 140 mm5.5 in

Transportation :

Foldable : Not foldable

Equipement :

Component package : X7 /2011
GearGear is the distance covered for one revolution of the crank. Is equal to the diameter of the wheel x the number of teeth chainwheel / number of teeth of the sprocket. range : 1.88 - 9.49 m
Shifter : Sram X5 Twist grip
Front derailer : Shimano
Rear derailer : Sram X7
Crankset : 52/42/30
Cassette : SRAM PG 950 11-32 9 speeds
Chain : KMC X9
Front brake : Avid BB7 (disc 160mm)
Rear brake : Option : Avid BB7
Front hub : Challenge design
Rear hub : Shimano XT
Front rim : 20 inches (ERTRO 406) Velocity Aerohead OC with 32 Sapim laser spokes
Rear rim : 26 inches (ERTRO 559) Velocity Aeroheat AT with 32 Sapim strong spokes
Price : 2390 €

Website : www.challenge-ligfietsen.nl

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Challenge  Concept Trike
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Challenge  Concept Trike
Challenge  Concept Trike
Challenge  Concept Trike

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