Trident Terrain Details

From Trident Trikes comes this information about their new Terrain mini Fatrike:

Trident Terrain 1

One of the hottest trends in the market- both 2 and 3 wheelers- has been Fat Tires. And who wouldn’t want one? They are a blast to ride on rough roads, trails and sand. In all honesty though for most of us, it’s not going to be your only ride. In addition, because of the nature of what you will be riding a Fat Trike on- your Fat Tire trike is likely to take more of a beating than your shiny pampered road trike.

With this in mind we set out to design a Fat Trike that would meet certain criteria:
Affordable: Again- this is not likely to be your only Trike, is going to take more of a beating than your other Trike, going to ride in Mud, Snow, Sand etc- so you don’t want to invest a fortune in it.
Foldable: Since our premise is that it will be sharing space in your garage with your rides, and the fact that Fat Tire Trikes are just BIG- it would be nice if it took up a little less space.
Unsuspended:There are 2 schools of thought on this obviously, and of the Fat Tire Trikes in production now, ICE & Sun, use suspension, Azub, and we do not. Here is our reasoning- First they are Fat Tires (duh) ! You are running these at approximately 10PSI- this gives you all the suspension you need. Secondly suspension- especially nice suspension- adds a lot of cost, weight, and complexity.
Fun:Fat Tire Trikes are great fun to ride, but if you have ridden all the brands- you will definitely realize some steer and ride way better than others. Great handling and comfort is a must.

Trident Terrain 2

We are pleased to introduce our FOLDABLE Terrain 20 and Terrain 26 Fat Tire Trikes.

The Terrain models are available in either a 3 x 20” Wheel or a 3x 26” Wheel model. Terrain Models feature a powder coated , foldable Chro- Moly frame. Terrain models will come equipped with our signature Mesh Seat with 4 adjustable angles and 3 height positions. X Seam Ranges have also been increased – the Terrain will accommodate riders with X Seams from 34 ¼” to 47 ¼” (900mm-1200mm ). We can also accommodate even larger X Seams with an XL Boom. Rounding out the features are Avid BB5 Disc Brakes with locking Parking Brake Levers and a 7 Speed Shimano Drivetrain with a Twist Shifter.

Terrain Trikes are shipped to you in 1 box- it is 95% assembled. You also always have the option of picking up a fully assembled trike in Lincolnton, NC- about 30 miles NW of Charlotte, NC. The first batch of Terrain 20 & 26 are all Wasabi Green- Wolfpack Red will be available the first part of 2016.

Trident Terrain 3

Terrain 20  $1399.00 + $125.00 Shipping.  Terrain 26  $1499.00 + $125.00 Shipping

Shipping: is $125.00 and is added to the total price in the cart. The Terrain is 95% assembled (in 1 Box). Please call for shipping quotes to AK, HI, Canada or any foreign address.

Visit the Trident Terrain website for more detailed specifications!

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3 Responses to Trident Terrain Details

  1. daytriker says:

    Well Done Trident! – At a price of $1500. It’s a bargain. Kind of reminds me of the Suzuki Samurai that came out to take on the BIG Mud Trucks and was a huge success because of it’s smaller size.

  2. gus talai says:

    how much is the weight for foldable terrain 20 and 26 fat tire trikes and what material is the frame and is it possible to post a shot video for both in the net I want to comprehend the actual size of these trikes

  3. wild steve says:

    Howdy Gus,
    For all the complete details of these new fatrikes by Trident, please visit their webpage:
    http://www.tridenttrikes.com/terrain.htm
    The 20 inch Terrain weighs 49.8 pounds (22.6 kilograms). The 26 inch Terrain weighs 51.8 pounds (23.5 kilograms). So, the 26 inch version is just under a pound heavier (thus, weight will not be a factor for a buying decision). The frames are made of Chromium/Molybdinum metal (ChroMoly for short). These trikes are very small compared to a standard size Fatrike like the ICE Full Fat. They are not that much larger than a typical street recumbent trike, just a lot more comfortable due the balloon tires (and, they can go places normal tricycles cannot even hope to go).
    steve

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