The folding Scorpion - The Scorpion FX makes it easier for you to take your trike with you. The seat releases with three QR's, and then a hinge in the middle lets you fold the frame underneath. Both the seat and pedals are relatively high making it both sporty and easily accessable.
The seat height of the FX is noticeably higher than its more sporty fellow Scorpion, giving you a good view of the road and making you more conspicuous in traffic.
The higher seat also makes room for an additional lowrider rack under the seat which is handy if you want to carry a whole ton of luggage, making the FX an ideal long distance touring bike. You can also opt for the even higher HS seat, which makes it really easy to get on and off, and a high power electric assist system is available to help you get up the hills.
A key factor for globetrotters is also the convenient and safe storage of large amounts of luggage. The Scorpion FX carries up to 50 kilos which can be distributed over four large rear wheel panniers or you could opt for the enormous Ortlieb recumbent panniers. The trike can be compactly folded in just a few simple steps without tools, ready to be transported by train or car. The modular system permits customised features, such as a shifting system with 81 speeds or an E-motor with a reverse gear and smartphone connectivity.
All the regular HP Velotechnik trike options are available. There are four different seat options to give a range of seat heights, a rear rack, mudguards, and all the usual transmission and gearing systems. For people who need a bit of assistance you can have one-hand operation of both brakes and power assist using the the Go Swissdrive 250w system. HP Velotechnik's excellent Streamer front fairing will make your trike comfortable to use throughout the winter.The Scorpion FS is a machine which combines long distance riding comfort with incredible performance and loads of fun.
Size folded: 103cm x 83cm x 69cm (with rack 112 cm x 83 cm x 63 cm)
Size dismantled: 107cm x 71cm x 53cm (with rack 112cm x 74cm x 46cm)
Seat Height: 35 cm / 13 3/4"; ErgoMesh seat 38 cm / 15"; ErgoMesh HS seat 46 cm / 18"