2012 TerraTrike Sportster

2012 TerraTrike Sportster Recumbent Review

Want to go fast? Really fast? Then the New Sportster is your machine. This is the culmination of our 15 years experience with trike design.

If you are a trike enthusiast, you owe it to yourself to take a test ride on one of these. It accelerates faster, climbs better, and maintains high speeds easier than any trike we’ve ever ridden. And trust us, we’ve ridden them all.

Sportster is the supercar of trikes, and a complete thrill to ride.

With its “no compromise approach” to build quality, you can be confident you’re riding the best. The Sportster has a newly designed strong and light weight aluminum frame that can be taken apart for easy traveling. It comes stock with a 26″ rear wheel for higher gearing, and is available in four component levels to suit any budget. If your goal is simply to move as fast as possible under your own power, then look no further than the new Sportster!

Features of TerraTrike Sportster Recumbent Trike

  • Heat Treated Aluminum Frame
  • Annodized Aluminum Finish
  • Artisan Level Build Quality
  • Direct Steering
  • 26″ Rear Wheel Standard
  • Laser Sharp Handling
  • Adjustable Seat
  • Adjustable Handlebars
  • Disc Brakes
  • One Size Fits All
  • For Riders Up To 250 Pounds
  • Made In The USA

The Sportster is available in four different component levels:

Base Level

Elite level

Pro Level

SL Level

Speeds 24 27 27 18
Gear Inch 23″-117″ 23″-117″ 23″-117″ 28″ – 119″
Crankset Forged FSA Tempo
Triple 170mm
30/42/52t
Hollow Forged FSA
Vero Triple 170mm
30/42/52t
FSA Omega
MegaExo 170mm
30/42/53t
FSA SL-K Light
carbon crankset
170mm 53/39t
Front Deraileur Microshift Microshift Microshift Sram Force
Rear Deraileur Microshift Sram X.7 Sram X.9 Sram X.0
Cassette Sram PG-830
11-30 8 Speed
Sram PG-950
11-32 9 Speed
Sram PG-950
11-32 9 Speed
Sram PG-980
11-34 9 Speed
Brakes Bengal Disc Avid BB5 Disc Avid BB7 Disc Avid BB7 Disc
Price $2199 $2599 $2999 $3999

This will be the trike that all trikes are measured against. But don’t take our word for it ..try one out for yourself at Sacramento’s #1 Source for Recumbent Trikes, Laid Back Cycles.

Laid Back Cycles is your Sacramento Valley and Bay Area recumbent trike adult tricycle dealer.

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