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Gekko FXS

Until now shorter people often had to settle for solutions that were far from ergonomically beneficial for their anatomy – now the Gekko fxs comfortably adapts to their needs. With a frame that adjusts both front and back and a seat with a huge range of movement, its a trike that will grow with a developing child or adapt perfectly to a small adult.

The rider benefits from the vehicle's safe road handling, allowing anyone who feels uncertain about riding or people with balance issues to confidently ride and exercise outside.

The versatility of this vehicle is not only that it is an ideal cycle that can grow with a rider as they progress from child to adult. It is HP Velotechnik's first ever tadpole trike to be aimed at a part of the population that the industry often neglects; shorter riders. Previous production models in the trike segment were commonly designed for rider heights starting around 1,60 m (5'3"). This meant that the non-tipping, ergonomically-optimised vehicles were unsuitable for a significant part especially of the female population – the average height of women in Germany is just under 1,65 m (5'5")! The Gekko fxs is furthermore a highly adjustable vehicle for use in the therapeutic segment thanks to an extensive set of speciality accessories. As well as the frame being extendible at two different places, the comfortable OrthoFlex mesh seat has been given a dose of growth hormone by our passionate designers. Special care has been given to make this trike ultimately easy to use, have a compact folding size, and to be a perfect match for our comprehensive range of adaptive cycling equipment.

The Gekko FXS comes as standard with a Shimano Nexus Premium 8 speed hub gear, 135mm cranks, lighting system, rear rack, mudguards and pedals with foot retention. It can also be equipped with a full range of accessories to help those with special needs, including aids for standing up, hand and foot retention systems and a companion aid for a walking person to control the steering and braking.

Pick Your Options

Front boom without derailleur tube

To go with hub gears such as the DualDrive or Rohloff.

Front boom with derailleur tube

If you have chosen a hub gear such as the Rohloff or DualDrive your bike will normally be supplied without a front derailleur tube, which looks much simpler and cleaner, but it can be useful for mounting a light bracket or even brackets using something like a Minoura spacegrip.

Seat Options

Headrest (QR) +£85.00

For longer rides and more reclined riding position the headrest is recommended. Has a quick release for easy folding.

Seat raincover +£14.00

A lightweight nylon cover that tucks into its own pouch behind the seat.

Bags

Microbag +£32.00

A cordura pouch for the BodyLink seat. When you take it off the bike you can wear it as a hip bag. Perfect for those bits and pieces.

Moonbiker sidebags +£225.00

Large 70 litre, specially designed recumbent bags with low aerodynamic drag. Two way zip, stabilising compresion straps. Cordura with PU waterproofing and heavy duty zips.

SRAM/30 30 speed +£180.00

SRAM/30 30 speed SRAM GX, With under seat steering with SRAM 500SL barend shifters; with Above Seat Steering with SRAM:twist shifters. Wide range 10 speed 11-34 cassette.

SRAM DualDrive 24 speed

This is an internal 3 speed hub gear, which works in combination with a conventional 8 speed derailleur to give a total of 24 gears. You can shift through the gears when stationary and you can use a normal size chainring. The shifts are smooth and reliable, the Dual Drive being the only self-actuated gear hub on the market, meaning that the rotation of the hub assists the change. The middle gear is direct drive, the other two gears are 25% up and 33% down. Twist gear shifters.

SRAM DualDrive 27 speed/XT derailleur & bar end shifters +£225.00

The DualDrive internal 3 speed hub gear works in combination with a Shimano XT 9 speed derailleur to give a total of 27 gears. Bar end shifters give a positive and reliable change and you can shift through the hub gears when stationary. In use the shifts are smooth and reliable, although the middle gear has no indexing.

Rohloff 14 speed gear hub +£1125.00

This completely revolutionary 14 speed gear hub gives a total range of 526% in even increments of 13.6%. A wider range than a 24 speed derailleur system and with more regular steps. Since all the working parts are enclosed within the hub this is the choice for long miles and heavy use.

SRAM DualDrive/XT 81 speed +£360.00

Combining a 3 speed DualDrive with a 27 speed XT derraileur system gives a total of 81 gears. This system has a lot of duplicate gears, but it allows you to take advantage of a trikes stability to go very slowly with very little effort.

GO SWISSDRIVE pedelec/27 speed XT +£2240.00

HP are now offering the GO SWISSDRIVE pedelec system in the 250 W class. This comes with a high performance yet compact 446 Wh BMZ battery pack (incl. a 5 A charger!) for a range of up to 105 km. With a capacity of 446 Wh, the 36.2 V, 12.4 Ah battery drives a 250 W motor with a torque of over 40 Nm.

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Mudguards

Trike Mudguards +£170.00

A full set of chromoplastic mudguards with strong aluminium mudguard mounts. specially designed for trike use. The inner surface and the bottom edge are designed to provide maximum rider protection against spray, especially when cornering. The round profile with 2 ¼ inch width enables you to mount wide comfortable tyres.

Accessories

Streamer Front Fairing +£385.00

The Streamer is a very well designed front fairing from HP Velotechnik that improves your efficiency and riding comfort, protects you from the elements and helps you slip through the air with minimum effort.

Shimano T8000 clipless pedals +£75.00

Shimano PD-T8000 for normal and SPD shoes These pedals have a decent sized platform on one side which you can use with almost any shoes, and Shimano SPD clip in fittings on the other.

Moonbiker flag +£15.00

For extra conspicuity - and to keep your mother happy.

Water Bottle Set +£38.00

Two specially designed HP Velotechnik "moonbiker" bottles with cages and mounting bracket for fixing to the frame behind the seat. A neat, tidy and secure alternative to hydration systems.

Transport Cover +£50.00

A lightweight nylon cover that enables you to carry your bike on trains where it would not otherwise be allowed. Includes carrying straps.
Drivetrain Options

Short cranks +£22.00

HP recommend these for riders under 5' 7" (175cm). We would recommend them to anyone for the reduced knee movement, leading to smoother, faster, more efficient pedalling and better handlebar clearance if you have steering above the seat. NB: your effective gear will be increased by about 10%.

Chainring disc +£22.00

Replaces the standard chainguard and saves about 150g.

Avid BB7 Mechanical Disc Brakes

If you prefer cable operated brakes for their easy serviceability.

Avid BB7 mechanical - right hand coupled operation +£45.00

Both cable brakes operated by right hand lever. Left lever operates rear parking brake.

Avid BB7 Mechanical Disc Brakes - left hand coupled operation +£40.00

Both cable brakes operated by left hand lever. Right lever operates rear parking brake.

Tektro Auriga Hydraulic +£85.00

Hydraulic brakes give a smoother action and are not subject to cable corrosion and breaking. Tektros brakes are simple and reliable.

Tektro Auriga Hydraulic - right hand coupled operation +£190.00

Both hydraulic brakes operated by right hand lever. Left lever operates rear parking brake.

Tektro Auriga Hydraulic - left hand coupled operation +£190.00

Both hydraulic brakes operated by left hand lever. Right lever operates rear parking brake.

Shimano XT Disc Brakes +£170.00

Shimano make some of the nicest disc brakes you can buy. Smooth, reliable and easy to maintain.

Lighting

B&M Dymotech 6 with standlights front and rear +£135.00

A sidewall generator that runs on the tyre. It is combined with LED lights front and rear and wiring run internally through the frame.

SON 20R dynamo/Edelux light +£430.00

The disc version of the highly efficient SON 20R dynamo combined with SON's own Edelux front light. Standlights front and rear and internal wiring.

SON XS hub dynamo/B&M IQ +£475.00

The disc version of the highly efficient SON XS dynamo combined with IQ-X LED front light. Standlights front and rear and internal wiring. Up to 100 lux output.

Schwalbe Tryker

Tyres specially designed for tricycles with a wider, flatter profile.

Schwalbe Marathon Plus +£20.00

If you hate punctures this tyre has the Schwalbe Tourguard puncture resistant layer which makes it almost impregnable. A deep foam belt effectively expels anything which tries to get through the tread.

Schwalbe Big Apple +£20.00

These tyres have a very large section and a very flexible carcass to give comfort and low rolling resistance. They look funky too!

Mirror

Mirror - Busch & Muller "E" +£40.00

The B&M "E" has a glass lens and a long stalk, so it works well with trikes.

Mirror - Mirrycle +£32.00

The Mirrycle mirror works particularly well, with a large glass lense and very secure mounting in the end of the special HP mounts.

Mirror - Mirrycle both sides +£70.00

With two mirrors fitted you have a full range of vision behind you. Also handy when you travel abroad.

Mirror - B&M both sides +£80.00

The B&M "E" has a glass lens and a long stalk, both sides gives you excellent all-round visibility.

Deep Blue

Magma Red

Custom colour +£145.00

You can choose any colour you like, please supply the correct RAL number in the comments field of your order form.

As colour display on the internet is not standardized and depends on your monitor's colour settings, the shown colours are only an indication. A more precise idea of how the colour looks like can be obtained with a printed RAL-colour chart.

Luggage Racks

Gekko Rear Rack +£50.00

£3,650.00