Trike for a very large man

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Trike for a very large man

Postby BigDaveACT » Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:36 pm

Hi all I'm looking to buy a trike something like a pav 3 but rather than buying from the USA I would like to buy local now here is the catch im very big 6'2" and 210kgs i want to change my life and riding is something i loved to do as a kid any help would be appreciated.

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Re: Trike for a very large man

Postby 10speedsemiracer » Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:37 pm

There's a German Co called Wulfhorst that does these, a bit more upright than the unit you've shown, and slightly more heavy duty. Website is in German and English.

http://www.wulfhorst.de/en/

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Re: Trike for a very large man

Postby TrikeTragic » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:08 pm

Hi:

You could also look at the locally designed & made (well, Melbourne) Greenspeed Anura delta trike:

http://greenspeed-trikes.com/anura.html

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Re: Trike for a very large man

Postby MichaelB » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:36 pm

Here are some sites with links. Have seen a guy locally riding the Gomier brand.

http://ilcaustralia.org.au/products/12627

http://www.bodycyclesaustralia.com.au/

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Re: Trike for a very large man

Postby uart » Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:18 pm

TrikeTragic wrote:Hi:
You could also look at the locally designed & made (well, Melbourne) Greenspeed Anura delta trike:
http://greenspeed-trikes.com/anura.html

That one looks quite good. The only problem is the stated 135kg weight limit.

I think that you're on the right track with a trike like that, with most of your weight distributed over the two rear wheels. I think however that you're going to have problems finding any off the shelf models that are rated to 210+ kg. That said, those weight limits are probably fairly conservative, so if you stick to smooth trails and low/moderate speeds then you might get away with being a bit over.

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Re: Trike for a very large man

Postby foo on patrol » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:39 pm

Good onya for wanting to change your life around! :D

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Re: Trike for a very large man

Postby MattyK » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:21 am

+1 Goodonya!

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Re: Trike for a very large man

Postby adaml » Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:17 am

If you look on the Greenspeed site, they also have a Magnum XL trike that's rated for 450lb (around 205kg). It's not cheap, however.

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Re: Trike for a very large man

Postby twowheels » Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:31 am

+2 goodonya.
I briefly consulted with paraquad centre (WA) in perth. They & clients deal with a group that custom makes bikes for quad users and other people with special requirements. If I later recall the group/ organisation name i'll repost, may be something similar in other states.

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