Challenge is an historic manufacturer of tricycles and recumbentA recumbent is a bicycle in which the cyclist pedals sitting. bikes. Based in the Netherlands, they produce locally recumbentA recumbent is a bicycle in which the cyclist pedals sitting., they are almost handmade . The frames are aluminum and Challenge offers adjustable seat shellsA shell seat, also called "European", is a molded and rigid seat. (a MeshA mesh seat, also called « U.S »., is a textile stretched over the seat frame. option exists since 2010).
The range of recumbentA recumbent is a bicycle in which the cyclist pedals sitting. bike could be divided into two distinct parts: trekking bikes and « racers ». The racers are among the lightest on the market with the Fujin SL2 (8.2kg) and travel bikes, much heavier, are very reliable and equipped (including custom carrier very thoughtful).
About trikesA trike is a recumbent with 3 wheels., two tadpolesA tadpole is a trike with two wheels at front and one at rear. are available, the Concept Trike a 20 x 26 travel oriented and Alizé his little brother, 20 x 20, folding and little wiser. They are characterized both by a specific design that many find attractive.
The technique is not forgotten, in effect on the Challenge's bike there are many small parts « custom » well thought but that will be difficult to replace in case of breakage.
Frames has lifetime warranty for the original owner.
3 characteristics: Design, quality, technical approach
There are 3 Challenge bikes on Recumbent-Cycle.
|Challenge Concept Trike|
|Challenge Fujin SL-I|
Website : www.challenge-ligfietsen.nl