Top 10 Adult Tricycles for 2017

If you’re looking for a new way to get around town, transport some cargo, or just have a little fun, an adult tricycle is a way to go. Perfect for those with balance issues, adult tricycles allow you to relax while you ride, and offer many of the same features as regular bicycles. With a variety of models to choose from, the following list will help you find some of the best adult tricycles.

Schwinn Meridian Adult Tricycle, 24-Inch, Slate Blue_medium1. Schwinn Meridian 24” (available on Amazon US)
From one of the oldest names in bicycles, this Schwinn adult trike is excellent for anyone wanting to find the fun of riding a three wheel. The aluminum frame is low to the ground, providing easy mounting and dismounting. The quick release saddle seat is large enough for extra comfort while riding, and can be adjusted to just about any height. The handlebars are angled perfectly for cruising while the rear basket can carry whatever you need to transport. The 24” alloy wheels are two inches smaller than the standard adult tricycle, which makes it a great choice for smaller riders. The Schwinn Meridian comes with the brakes already assembled onto the handlebars, and the manual provides clear step by step instructions to complete assembly with only a few tools needed. More

 

Schwinn Meridian Single Speed Adult Tricycle_medium2. Schwinn Meridian 26” (available on Amazon US)
Similar to its smaller model, the Schwinn Company brings the quality you’d expect from the brand to their line of adult tricycles. Available in a brilliant blue or black cherry red aluminum frame, this trike is lightweight and low enough to the ground that getting on and off is simple. Safety is a prime factor for this tricycle, which offers a rear hand brake and a front pull break that ensures a smooth stop. The seat is a cruiser saddle style, with extra padding to keep you comfortable while you ride. Most of the bike comes pre-assembled and only requires a few key parts to be installed, which is relatively simple with the provided instruction manual. The collapsible basket makes it the perfect ride for an afternoon picnic at the park. More

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Westport Adult Folding Tricycle_medium3. Westport Adult Folding Tricycle (available on Amazon US & Amazon Canada)
This stable three wheeler from Westport is the perfect solution for new cyclists and experienced trike riders alike. This adult tricycle is lighter than most and actually folds up for easy storage when not in use. Despite being lightweight and foldable, the steel frame is strong and offers great support. The handlebars can be adjusted to suit your preference, and the seat is extra-wide and cushioned, making long strolls around town fun and comfortable. A large cargo basket is situated directly behind the rider, and can haul groceries, books, or little pets. The twenty-inch wheels are smaller than most adult trikes and make it easy to maneuver around corners. This tricycle offers portability and stability for a great price. More

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Mantis Adult's Tri-Rad Folding Trike_medium4. Mantis Adult Tri-Rad Folding Trike (available on Amazon US & Amazon Canada)
Perfectly suited for anyone who wants a cool and casual way to get around town without having to worry about balance or stability, this tricycle is one of the lightest in the group at only 45 pounds. This trike features quick release handlebars and seat, which make adjusting both a breeze. Also, for added portability, the trike folds and can fit into even small vehicles with the handlebars removed. The front suspension fork assures a smooth ride, and the front alloy linear brake makes sure you’re always stopping safely, and the additional parking brake keeps the bike stable while you’re getting on and off. The rear basket provides optimum transport of all your goods. With twenty inch wheels, this trike is similar in feel to a two-wheel bike, but with the added stability of a third wheel. More

 

Worksman Port-o-Trike Single Speed Adult Tricycle_medium5. Worksman Port-o-Trike (available on Amazon US)
This single speed adult tricycle is an excellent choice for cyclists looking for a little bit of extra stability while they ride. Worksman Cycles has created the most compact adult tricycle on the market, and its innovative design allows you to engage in tricycle adventures just about anywhere. The step-through frame makes it easy for riders to mount and dismount, and the trike’s low center of gravity keeps it stable, even during rides. The foldable frame fits most car racks and is compact enough to fit inside truck beds or minivans. While it has the lowest maximum weight restrictions than the others (215 lbs.), it’s still an excellently designed trike for anyone ages 8 and older. The rear cargo basket is vinyl coated for added protection from weather and other elements. More

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Komodo Cycling 24, 6-speed Adult Tricycle_medium6. Komodo Cycling 24” Tricycle (available on Amazon US & Amazon Canada)
Komodo has reinvented that three wheel adult cycling market with a six speed, 24-inch tricycle. The ultimate in adult tricycles, the Komodo comes in nine different colors to suit your personal style. Featuring alloy breaks in the front, with steel rear brakes, this tricycle keeps safety as a top priority. The steel handlebars and stem steering device help you maintain full control while you ride. This trike is relatively simple to assemble and comes complete with a large wire basket and an included bell. This trike is heavier than others on the list, which can make turning corners a bit more of a challenge, but overall the trike handles well and the six speeds make touring the city easier and more fun. More

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Worksman WTX Wide Tracking Adult Trike_medium7. Worksman WTC Wide Tracking Trike (available on Amazon US)
For simplicity in transport, Worksman Cycles has created the WTX Adult Trike that features a direct-drive front wheel. This basic trike works wonders for physical therapy, as it is very sturdy with wide tires and a solid base. This trike is designed for use in motion training and rehab centers, as it’s as close to a child’s type trike, and is meant to cover short distances at slow speeds. The trike is constructed from heavy-duty steel in a vibrant blue finish, with a Lycra-covered wide-base seat. Truly a novelty homage to the trikes of your youth, this bike has no brakes but uses backpedaling to slow the trike. Assembly is relatively simple and comes mostly pre-assembled. Videos are available on the Internet to assist in assembly, if necessary. More

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Dirt King Adult Tricycle_medium8. Dirt King Adult Trike (available on Amazon US)
For stability and durability, opt for the Dirt King Adult trike, designed for ages ten and up. With a wide seat atop a shock absorber, this trike offers a smooth ride in a sporty style. The handlebars are padded for comfort, and tilt to make riding easier and more comfortable. Perfect for adults who want to experience the freedom and fun that riding a trike as a child offered while getting exercise in the process. The pneumatic tires are textured to handle a variety of terrains with ease. The frame is created of high-quality steel that is built to last for years to come. Exercise in style with Dirt King’s all terrain adult trike. More

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Mobo Triton Ultimate Three Wheeled Cruiser_medium9. Mobo Triton Ultimate (available on Amazon US & Amazon Canada)
A different design than the other trikes mentioned, the Mobo Triton Ultimate is a three wheeled cruiser. A recumbent style trike helps to take the stress of riding off your shoulders and arms, and a cushioned seat keeps you comfortable while you pedal, and supports you back. Available in four different colors, this cruiser will have you touring the town in style. Despite being simple in design, the Mobo Triton Ultimate is easy to maneuver and will make you feel like a kid again. The chassis is low to the ground, which increase the cardiovascular effects of riding. The front wheel is a free wheel, which makes steering simple. The adjustable frame fits adults up to 5’5”, and a caliper handbrake ensures efficient stopping. Great for exercising legs and getting a quick workout, this trike is stable and unique, and will have everyone in the neighborhood wanting to try it out. More

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Mobo Triton Pro- The Ultimate Three Wheeled Cruiser_medium10. Mobo Triton Pro (available on Amazon US & Amazon Canada)
Like its cousin, the Mobo Triton Pro is a recumbent style trike designed to fit riders up to 6’3”. Its low to the ground design provides increased stability as the center of gravity is significantly lowered. Don’t worry though, the Triton Pro come complete with a safety flag, so you can be seen wherever you ride. The dual joystick-style steering combined with a free wheel system make it easy to ride and even easier to control. Great for both exercise and casual rides, this trike offers a sporty style that’s more stable than regular bicycles. The ergonomic seat offers comfort and support while you ride, and take pressure away from your back, shoulders, arms, and wrists. A great choice for the casual cruiser who wants to tour the neighborhood in style. More

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