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
• Drive: RWD, FWD or AWD

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: From 40kg
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, or hub motors 32 spokes, 20mm axle
Rear hub: Shimano 36 spokes quick release or hub motor 32 spokes (standard option).
Cassette: SRAM NX 11-42 (standard option).
Crankset: SR Suntour 44, 170 mm
Bottom Bracket: Torque Sensing BB
Rear derailleur: SRAM NX 11 speed (standard option).
Gear shifter: SRAM NX twist shifter (standard option).
Front brakes: Tektro Hydralic Disc brakes (160mm) with parking brake
Rear brake: variable e-brake with regen (standard option).
Rear shock: Adjustable steel spring 165 mm
Front shocks: Adjustable steel spring 190 mm
Rear fender: SKS 53mm – Black
Battery: 60V, 1.5 kWh (standard option)
Motor power: 250w, 1000w, 2000w or 3000w
Drive system: mid-drive or hub-drive(s)
Controller: Sinusoidal Field oriented controller(s)
Computer: Cycle Analyst v3.1