Group of recumbent trike riders going down the middle of a road

Recumbent Trikes

Recumbent trikes are 3-wheel adult bikes with laid-back seats. Riding a recumbent with three wheels alleviates many pain points that many riders have while riding a regular 2-wheel bicycle including balance, fatigue, joint pain, and more. Laid Back Cycles is the top recumbent tricycle dealer on the West Coast and a leading source of information and shopping for recumbent trikes.



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Catrike eCAT Pocket
Sale price$5,100.00

Bigger isn’t always better, at least when we talk about recumbent trikes. When it comes to the Catrike Pocket, a small frame doesn’t mean small features.

Catrike eCAT Trail
Sale price$5,900.00
2 reviews

At the heart of the Trail, there are features and design that makes this Catrike perfect for almost any rider.

Catrike Pocket
Sale price$2,425.00
1 review

Bigger isn’t always better, at least when we talk about recumbent trikes. When it comes to the Catrike Pocket, a small frame doesn’t mean small features.

TerraTrike Spyder
Sale price$3,999.99

Designed for performance, the Spyder is stiffer and aerodynamic where it needs to be for acceleration and sustained speed, and yet compliant for comfort.

TerraTrike Rogue
Sale price$1,999.00
1 review

Bring seamless comfort to your ride with the Rogue. Experience shifting the way you always thought it should be, while at a complete stop, or under a full load with the Enviolo City internal hub.

TerraTrike Rambler
Sale price$2,150.00

This second-generation Rambler is destined to become a TerraTrike best seller.

Catrike 5.5.9
Sale price$3,450.00
3 reviews

The innovative Catrike 5.5.9 is a premium Grand Touring Catrike. Experience high performance and spirited long-distance rides with extraordinary comfort.

ICE Sprint X Tour E-Assist Models
Starting at Sale price$9,550.00

Contact us for availability and pricing of configurations for ICE Trikes.

The 9 Crucial Steps to Buying a Recumbent Trike That Most Bike Shops Won't Tell You


This Buying Guide Will Help You:

- Better understand the trike buying process
- Know the essential steps to choose a recumbent trike
- Discover the different benefits and features
- Decide on the right model for you
- Have confidence in your next steps

More About Recumbent Trikes

A recumbent trike is a three-wheel bike with a laid-back seat, designed for adults to get a comfortable ride while offering a range of special benefits. Unlike a standard two-wheel bicycle, a recumbent tricycle allows you to sit back in comfort, with your entire back supported which alleviates many issues associated with riding a standard two-wheel bike. Due to the third wheel and its configuration, a recumbent trike offers greater balance which makes them ideal for anyone that may have issues staying upright on a two-wheel bike.

Recumbent tricycles have also been shown to reduce joint pain, lessen back pain, offer strong lumbar support, all while boosting cardiovascular fitness, strengthening muscles, and burning calories. This makes a recumbent trike ideal for people with arthritis and similar conditions, as it enables them to stay comfortable while still getting out into the world and exploring. The stability of recumbent tricycles adds a level of safety that is often lost as riders get older. Since they are almost impossible to tip, the likelihood of injury is greatly diminished which gives many adults the confidence they need to get out on the trails and roads and stay active.

If you love the sense of freedom and exercise benefits that cycling offers, but you no longer feel safe or supported on a standard two-wheel bike, a recumbent trike may be exactly what you've been looking for. You're in for a whole new experience when you sit down on the comfortable seat of a recumbent tricycle and begin your first journey. There's no question that a recumbent trike is an investment in your fitness, your future, and your quality of life.

Older couple happily riding their recumbent trikes alongside the American River

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