VELOKS MK3 Tadpole Trike

Design principles

• Comfortable ride position
• Full suspension
• Drive anywhere
• Handle high load
• Long distance e-assist
• Resilient drive systems
• Waterproof electronics / electrics
• Configurable
• Fast charging
• Many options
• Power and speed when needed
• Elegant design
• Fair price

Frame fabrication

The frame is produced using aerospace grade 4130 chrome moly alloy steel. The trike frame twice as strong as trike frames made of ST52 / ST37 steel.
The frame and trike is designed using 3D modelling tools. The frame is TIG welded. Frame is cold galvanized and powder coated.


Key Specification

Weight: 41kg
Max. load: 200kg (rider and/or luggage)
Seat height: 21 cm
Seat angle: 35 – 50 degrees
Max tire width: 2” / 5cm
Suspension travel: 13 cm
Track width: 78 cm
Wheel base: 110 cm
Clearance: 11 cm
Width: 85 cm
Length: 190 – 210 cm
Turning circle: 4m
Rider height: 150 – 210 cm

(Shown with Hamony gear option)

Key Components

Gear chain:  Shimano
Front Rims: Rigida Andra 40, 20″
Rear Rim: Rigida Andra 40, 26″
Front hubs: Novatec 36 spokes, 20mm axle
Rear hub: Shimano 36 spokes, quick release (gear option dependent).
Cassette: SRAM NX 11-42 (gear option dependent).
Crankset: SR Suntour 44, 170 mm
Bottom Bracket: Torque Sensing BB
Rear derailleur: SRAM NX 11 speed (gear option dependent).
Gear shifter: SRAM NX twist shifter (gear option dependent).
Front brakes: Tektro twin Hydralic Disc brakes (160mm) with parking brake
Rear brake: variable electronic brake with regeneration (drive system option dependent).
Rear shock: Adjustable steel spring 165 mm
Front shocks: Adjustable steel spring 190 mm
Rear fender: SKS 53mm – Black
Battery: 60V, 1.5 kWh, 2.3 kWh, 3.2 kWh, 4.1 kWh or 5.0 kWh
Motor: BLDC, 250w, 1000W or 3000w
Controller: Sinusoidal Field oriented controller
Computer: Cycle Analyst v3.1