Leisure On Three Wheels Experience cycling freedom on the Maverick, an entry level trike that packs a lot of features. The new wide seat with fixed seat mount provides riders with a firm and comfortable riding position. The versatile Maverick makes it easy to upgrade to the TerraTrike hybrid steering stack, and the boom stub tube allows one to easily add a front derailleur. The new weight-reducing, round tube Hi-ten steel frame uses the tried and proven Rambler frame design and has a weight capacity of 275lbs. It provides easy access for getting on and off of the trike and produces a very predictable riding experience. Other highlights include the direct drivetrain for a quiet ride without the need for idlers, as well as custom TerraTrike wheels and Schwalbe tires. Like its predecessors, the Maverick is the perfect leisure riding trike.
The Big Fat Dummy is a long tail cargo bike that took a few too many doses of growth hormones. At first glance, you might say that Surly just put bigger tires on a Big Dummy. But if you said that, you'd actually be very wrong so just… don't. Think of Big Fat Dummy as more of a second or third cousin to Big Dummy rather than a brother. They share some of the same DNA and look sort of similar, but they're two very different bikes and really only interact when they both reach for the potato salad spoon at that family reunion that no one really wants to be at anyway. Now that that's out of the way, let's get down to the nitty gritty of what makes this hulking beast of a bike tick. Surly's goal with designing a cargo bike around fat tires was to create the most stable, stiff, and traction-laden ride possible while hauling a ton of stuff. Big Fat Dummy has a longer toptube and slacker headtube than its more svelt cousin giving it a nice, predictable, and stable ride. They also used thinner, lighter tubing to construct its cargo area so while it's an overall burlier bike, there's not much difference in weight. Big Fat Dummy accepts either 10mm or 12mm axles in the rear with a spacing of 190/197mm. That big ol' spacing equates to one thing: tire clearance for days. Big Fat Dummy maxes out at a massive 26 x 5.25" tire.* While that large of a tire provides the most traction and stability a bike can possibly offer, it's also a lot of rubber to push and might not be for everybody. Luckily, Big Fat Dummy is also a blast to ride with 3" tires too. It uses the same 100mm suspension-corrected fork as the Wednesday, meaning if you want to add a little squishy squishy to your ride, you can throw a Bluto on and let ‘er rip. If you intend to carry a passenger on your Big Fat Dummy, Surly requires use of their Dummy Rail Collars. These provide a secondary retention system for the rack, as well as stiffen the rack system. In addition, a stoker handlebar set up, found on tandem bicycles, is recommended as well. Make sure to check with seat post manufacturer for stoker handlebar compatibility. All Big Fat Dummy framesets and bikes ship with a Dummy deck, rails, bags, and the aforementioned Dummy Rail Collars so you can immediately start hauling cargo — human or otherwise. Big Fat Dummy is ready and willing to carry all sorts of crap — literally. It's already in use on an organic farm in Ecuador so it's likely that it's hauled some form of manure by now. *Using a 26 x 5.25" tire will cause some drivetrain limitations.
The Eco-Tad SX is not only affordable, but also full of great features. The steel frame is strong and compliant for shock absorbency over rough roads, it sports smooth-rolling aluminum wheels with durable Kenda tires, and features reliable Promax brakes. It has a fully adjustable mesh-back saddle with a padded bottom that keeps you cool and comfortable on long outings. There are spare bottle mounts on the seat frame to let you carry plenty of hydration for the long hauls. - X-Seam range: 31 – 53 inches
$109.99 - $159.99
For "fun on one," look to Sun's Classic Unicycle. The steel frame sports a classic unicrown design and is built for excellent strength and reliability. Plus, the wheel spins on sealed bearings for durability, while the quick-release seatpost makes seat adjustments a snap. And speaking of seats, the Classic's offers top-notch comfort, balance, and bumpers to protect it, too.
If you're looking for some fun on one wheel, then Sun's Flat Top Classic Unicycle is just the ticket. The steel frame is tough and reliable, while the aluminum rim and grippy tire make for effortless pedaling. Plus, the wheel spins on durable sealed bearings, and the quick-release seatpost makes adjustments a snap.
For total "fun on one," Sun's Flat Top Extreme Unicycle is the way to go. This fun ride sports a chromoly frame, a bomb-proof ISIS spindle hub, and aluminum crank arms for maximum stiffness and impact-resistance. The seat has a built-in grab bar for extra control in tight spots. This lightweight, extra-responsive unicycle will entertain you for years to come and help develop your one-wheeled skills!
With Sun's Biscayne CB Tandem, you and a partner can cruise the town effortlessly in style. Thanks to super-soft cruiser saddles, heaps of room for both riders and an upright riding position, this steel tandem boasts major comfort. The singlespeed drivetrain keeps maintenance to a minimum, too. Plus, handy features such as full fenders keep you both dry, front linear-pull and rear coaster brakes deliver sure stops, and extra-wide 26-inch balloon tires roll easily over bumpy paths and roads.
With Sun's Brickell CB retro-style singlespeed tandem, you and a partner can cruise the town effortlessly in style. Thanks to super-soft cruiser saddles, heaps of room for both riders, sloped top tubes for quick, safe dismounts and an upright riding position, this lightweight aluminum tandem boasts comfort and convenience. Plus, handy features such as full fenders keep you both dry, front linear-pull and rear coaster brakes deliver sure stops and extra-wide 26-inch balloon tires roll easily over bumpy paths and roads.
Sun's HT-3 Hand-Trike gets you out on the open road where you belong. It features a hand-powered 3-speed Shimano drivetrain that gets up to speed easily. For a custom fit, the HT-3 features a ball bearing seat slide that makes adjustments and transfers a breeze. This trike also has an adjustable crank height and independently adjustable foot rests for comfort. The cambered rear wheels and long wheelbase increase stability and the front parking brake facilitates a safe transfer.
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