VELOKS MK3 Tadpole Trike

Design principles

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

Frame fabrication

The frame is produced using aerospace grade 4130 chrome moly alloy steel. Our trike frame has same weight as other trike frame made of ST52 / ST37 carbon steel, but it is twice as strong.
Our frame and trike is designed using 3D models Fusion 360 from Autodesk. The frame is welded using a TIG welding technology.


Key Specification

Weight: 45kg (with 1.5, 2.0 and 2.5 kWh battery)
Max. load: 200kg (rider and/or luggage)
Seat height: 21 cm
Seat angle: 35 – 50 degrees
Max tire width: 2” / 5cm
Suspension travel: 14 cm front, 13 cm rear
Track width: 78 cm
Wheel base: 110 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 CN-HG53
Front Rims: Rigida Andra 40, 20′ (Max. 200kg)
Rear Rim: Rigida Andra 40 26′ (Max. 200kg)
Spokes: 2,34 mm stainless
Front hubs: NOVATEC DH 41 SB-36H – 20mm axel
Rear hub: Shimano Deore XT FH-M756-A
Cassette: SHIMANO Shimano Alivio CS-HG400-9, 11-36
Crankset: Shimano FC-M371 48-36-26 teeth
Bottom Bracket: Sempu Torque Sensing BB
Rear derailleur: Shimano Altus RD-M2000 Shadow
Front derailleur: Shimano Altus FD-M2000
Gear shifter: Shimano Dura bar-end-shifter SL-BS79
Pedals: Shimano SPD PD-EH500
Brakes: Tektro HD-E525 Hydralic Disc brakes (160mm)
Brake levers: Left and Right with motor switch
Rear shock: DNM Air spring AD-30RC 165 mm Shock
Front shocks: DNM DV-22R 190 mm Spring Shocks
Rear fender: SKS – Black 26 – 53 mm
Motor cog:Disc mounted – 21 teeth
Motor:BLDC 1:6 , max. 100nm, max. 3000w
Controller:ASI BAC (FOC Sinus)
Computer: Cycle Analyst v3 with 3.1 firmware