Hp Velotechnik Gekko FX 20 Folding Recumbent Trike
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Hp Velotechnik Gekko FX 20 Trike

Item #: Hp Velotechnik Gekko FX 204163859446
Price: $3,350.00
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    The Hp Velotechnik Gekko Fx 20 Recumbent Trikes attention to detail is fantastic and is really fun to ride. The Gekko FX 20 has a very tight turning radius, responsive steering, and good behavior on descents. It feels glued to the ground on fast curves and give the rider a feel of confidence and safety. Getting in and out of the seat is simplified by a higher (13 2/3" 35mm) seat height the swept-back cross members of the frame, allowing riders to get their feet well under them. The Gekko FX tips the scale to only 15.8Kg thanks to its aluminum frame. Those interested in electric assist will be pleased to see that we offers a EBO system that they can build right in to the trike before shipping, and the system in no way interferes with the fold! The Gekko FX folds so simply, with just two quick-release levers, and, more importantly, that you do not have to remove the seat. The Gekko FX folds fastest than any trike on the market so you can easily take it with you. The seat simply folds down using a hinge where the seat back meets the seat pan and the back half of the frame simply folds under the front oft the trike without removing any of your accessories.

    Folded size 83x52x82mm

    Gekko US Edition Configuration Options

    Sport configuration
    (for Gekko fx 20)
    Performance configuration
    (for Gekko 26 and Gekko fx 26)
    Comfort configuration
    (for Gekko 26 and Gekko fx 26)
    Hand drive Hands-On-Cycle
    (mounted on Gekko 26 and Gekko fx 26)
    The right setup for all recumbent enthusiasts who are budget oriented without compromising the overall riding performanceYou are aiming for the long haul and like to go out for epic rides on a regular base – this will be your perfect match!Easy to use and highly adaptive components



    do not only provide



    great comfort, but can



    also make riding possible



    again for trike fans
    with special needs.
    The first choice for handicapped people



    who cannot operate a



    foot drive. Height adjustable,



    length adjustable,
    adjustable leg rest.
    Drivetrain24 speed27 speed10 speed24 speed
    DerailleursSram X4 rear, Microshift frontShimano Deore rear, Microshift front,Sram GX3 speed rear hub, 8 speed rear derailleur
    CassetteSram PG-820, 8 speedShimano HG-400, 9 speedSram PG-1050, 10 speedShimano HG-50, 8 speed
    Shift leversSram X4 twist shiftersMicroshift BS-109 barend shiftersMicroshift BS-M10R barend shiftersSram X4 twist shifters
    CranksetShimano FC-TY 501 triple steel chain ringsShimano Alivio FCT 4010Aluminum with single chain wheel 39 teeth, 155 mm crank arm length, frame comes with derailleur tubeHOC custom made (width adjustable)
    BrakesSram BB7 mechanical disc brakes with 160 mm rotorShimano XT hydraulic disc brakes with 160 mm rotorAvid BB7 mechanical disc brakes with 160 mm rotor, both front wheels coupledShimano hydraulic disc brakes with 160 mm rotor
    Front tiresSchwalbe Tryker 40-406Schwalbe Marathon Racer 40-406Schwalbe Tryker 40-406Schwalbe Tryker 40-406
    Rear tireSchwalbe Marathon Racer 40-406Schwalbe Marathon Racer 40-406Schwalbe Marathon Racer 40-406Schwalbe Marathon Racer 40-406
    PedalsNWL-91KNWL-91KNWL-91K
    Steeringone-piece handlebar, fixed width, angle adjustableone-piece handlebar, fixed width, angle adjustabletwo-piece handlebar, adjustable in width and angleHOC custom made
    Accessories incl.headrest, handrests, seat pad, seat angle adapter, parking brakeparking brake

    Reviewed by Adulttricyclereview.com

    Hp Velotechnik Gekko FX 20, Gekko FX 26 Posted on June 2, 2020

    The Hp Velotechnik Gekko FX 20 and Gekko FX 26 are non suspended aluminum folding trikes. Hp Velotechnik claims the trike can be folded as fast as 7-8 seconds but as fast as I could do it, is ten seconds. I know what you’re thinking, my wife thinks I should be able to get jobs completed around the house faster than they happen, just like folding this trike. I guess I am about two seconds off the back on more than one thing in life. There are two ways to get a Gekko from Hp Velotechnik. You can get a highly customized Gekko FX 20 or Gekko FX 26 from Germany or the same trike in the USA but with only a few options. The Gekko from Germany will cost you a bit more but you can get it the way you like.

    Frame: The frame on the Hp Velotechnik Gekko’s are beautifully constructed. The TIG welding on the Aluminum frame is consistent and smooth; I found no gaps in the welding or imperfections. I would say it is as perfect as it gets. The hinge is very solid and well made; we got zero flex out of the hinge in our testing. The Gekko FX 20 and Gekko FX 26 both have a flat fold design. The seat does not have to be removed like other trikes on the market. The rear of the trike folds uniquely under the trike rather than on top of the trike, like most brands.

    Paint: The paint was very nice. It was applied evenly and consistently with no thin spots or runs and looked to be very generously applied. The paint looked to be a candy apple paint job, where you are looking through the red or blue into the silver primer below. The paint job looked to be very high quality and should last the life of the trike.

    Drive Train: The Gekko FX 20 and Gekko FX 26 comes with a SRAM X4/X5 twenty four speed drive train and grip type shifters. The stock 24 speed drive train gives most riders enough gears to conquer just about any hill they can find. Hp Velotechnik chose a Truvativ ISOflow alloy crank 170 mm long with 52/42/30 chain rings and a sealed Truvativ bottom bracket.

    Brakes: The brakes are Shimano Hydraulic disc brakes which do an excellent job in stopping the trike. Not only does the Shimano brakes work very well, but the brake pads are readily available at most bike shops. Most people add the remote parking brake which is very easy to use. If you are very weigh conscious you can use a small piece of Velcro and wrap it around the handle bar and brake lever.

    Seat: The bottom of the seat is in a fixed position with a reciprocated breathable foam pad for extra comfort. The seat back mesh is very breathable; the seat back angle can be adjusted from 33-42 degrees. The extra side padding on the seat mesh not only gives extra conform but also helps hold the rider in the seat better. I liked the extra padding on the seat fabric and the straps to hold the seat fabric to the seat frame were easily adjustable. The breathable mesh seat fabric can accommodated people up to 287 Lbs. Hp Velotechnik has now come up with a seat angle adjustable bracket for the Gekko allowing the rider to increase the seat angle all the way up to 51 degrees.

    Ride: The ride, well, if I had to use one word, it would be awesome or maybe comfortable or maybe spirited, or maybe fun, or maybe I just could not decide which word to use. The Gekko FX 20 and Gekko FX 26 handling is just perfect, back to that one word again. As for the ride between the Gekko FX 20 and Gekko FX 26, I would say close. The Gekko FX 26 has a slightly smoother ride due to the larger 26 inch rear wheel. The 26 inch rear wheel will also give you a higher range on all your gears but you have to decide which is the best choice for you, 20 or 26 inch. As for the Gekko FX 20, the 20 inch rear wheels advantages can be that it will be easier to climb a very steep hill due to the lower gear ratio. Other advantages are the Gekko FX 20 fold smaller, is a bit lighter, and the 20 inch rear wheel will be stronger that a 26 inch rear wheel. With a seat height of 35 cm the Gekko FX has a slightly higher seat height than the ICE Sprint, which is 20 cm and the TW-Bents Artifice, which is 29cm. The Gekko’s come with Schwalbe tires, which have a very good roll and still offer a good amount of flat tire resistance and comfort.

    Accessories: There are lots of options available for the Gekko Trikes. The most popular accessories are rear rack, neck rest, B and M mirrors, and mudguards. Other popular accessories are safety flags, front and rear lights, and motor kits.

    In Conclusions: If you want a trike without a suspension, simply you can not go wrong with either one of the Gekko FX 20 or Gekko FX 26.

    Pros: Quality, attention to detail and just perfect handling, only 34.8 Lbs.

    Cons: Some people may find the folding under of the rear wheel more difficult to fold than trikes like the ICE Sprint or TW-Bents Artifice.