Top 8 Accessories for Your Recumbent Trikes
Whether you are casually riding your trike around town or traveling long distances with your trike, having the right recumbent gear along for the ride can make all the difference in a safe and comfortable ride.1
Cup Holder / Water Bottle Holder for Recumbent Trike Riders
It is important to stay hydrated when riding your recumbent trike as you will be using energy, burning calories, and losing hydration through perspiration.
Having a cup holder on your trike is an easy way to carry along water, a sports drink, energy drink, or even a thermos of coffee.
Check out some of our different options for trike cup holders and water bottle holders.
Safety Flags for the Safety of Recumbent Riders
When riding your recumbent trike, you should always keep safety in mind, especially when you’re riding in a place where motor vehicles can drive.
Having a safety flag attached to your recumbent trike is extremely lightweight and goes almost unnoticeable, but most important could save your life by making you more visible to other vehicles!3
Phone Holder for Recumbent Trike Riders
If you’re like most people, you probably don’t leave home without your phone! So, why would you ride your recumbent trike without your phone? And rather than having your phone stuck in your pocket, causing discomfort and being hard to access, why not mount your phone on your recumbent trike!
This can be a super easy way to have instant access to your call, music, and more while riding your recumbent trike. Plus you can make use of your favorite apps, for navigation, for tracking your ride, or for taking pictures and videos along your trike experience.4
Front and Rear Light Mounts Increases Visibility
Having one light or multiple lights on your trike can help you be more visible to other runners, riders, or motorists.
Even if you’re not riding your trike at night, having a daytime light is still a very effective way to help others see where you are, and could help prevent collisions or accidents while riding your trike.5
Recumbent Trike Mirrors to Prevent Accidents while Riding Trikes
Having mirrors on your trike can be a great way to help you see what’s going on around you.6
Seat Bag for Trike Riders to Carry Tools and Other Accessories
You can easily carry tools, snacks, or other gear along for the ride in an accessible seat bag.
Since this seat bag is mounted beneath your seat it helps keep it out of the way during your ride. Check out our terratrike seat bag and start carrying more items in your seat bag and not in your pockets!7
Trike Speedometer to Manage Speed while Riding Recumbents
Having a speedometer mounted on your trike is a great way for you to manage your speed while riding.
It can also help you keep track of your trip distance, average speed, top speed, and more. Plus, it’s a great way for you to avoid a speeding ticket during your trike ride, haha!
We have a great digital speedometer available in our online trike store.8
Recumbent Trike Rack to Carry Your Trikes on Camping Trips
Need to carry more than what your seat bag can hold? A trike rack can easily mount to your trike and provide more space for carrying even more items.
Whether you’re triking to a picnic or taking a weekend camping trip, a trike rack is the great place to store multiple items or larger items. You may also like to read one of our other articles dedicated to TerraTrike Traveler – A Portable Recumbent Trike for Travelers.
Now that your trike is accessorized and you’re well prepared for the adventures to come, get out there and ride your recumbent trike! Grab the family and/or your friends and plan a triking adventure that you can all can enjoy.