Guide To Electric Recumbent Trikes [UPDATED]

Electric recumbent trikes are lightweight 3 wheeled pedal/electric vehicles that offer some car like features.

For instance, some of them have weather protection, cargo & passenger capacity, full suspension, comfortable seats, lights & mirrors, etc.

Some of these e-recumbent trikes are designed for everyday commuting around town and some of them “amplify” your pedal power up to highway speeds!

The following is a guide to complete e-recumbent trikes, ideas on adding electric assist to a recumbent trike, and a look at the future of e-trikes. [Read more…]

Review of the NuVinci N360 Hub on a Greenspeed Recumbent Trike with EcoSpeed Electric Bike Kit

This is a guest post from Gary Kaye, founder and chief content officer at In the Boom Box.  “In The Boombox is intended to be the place for baby boomers to find products best suited for us, with clear, concise information to help them make smart purchasing decisions.”

There are no good figures for the number of Americans who ride bicycles.  Back in 2007 the National Sporting Goods Association generated this factoid: [Read more…]