How do you turn a tricycle on a slope? - Video

It could happen that you ride up a slope and you suddenly have to stop. In this article and video you will learn how to behave correctly when turning on a slope with a tricycle and what you can do before you go cycling. 


Video: How do I turn on a slope with a stationary tricycle

Tip: Dutch is spoken in this video. Feel free to turn on the subtitles for accompanying text and explanations. 

How to turn correctly on a slope with a tricycle

How to turn correctly on a slope with a tricycle

The video above shows how to behave correctly when coming to a stop on a slope or when cycling with your tricycle on a slope. This could happen because of multiple causes, for example, power failure, something blocking your path and more. The first and most important thing is to stay calm. Then follow the next steps:

  1. Carefully release the brakes and brake again.

  2. In the meantime, steer in to turn the engine.

  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 until you are crosswise on the slope.

  4. Turn the front wheel in the opposite direction (down the slope).

  5. Now roll down the slope at your own pace.

 Riding behaviour during a test ride on a slope

Riding behaviour during a test ride

Don't have a special needs bike yet? Then test one! Try out the bike outside on the bike test track with slope (in Varsseveld) and receive a free offer to take with you. With this offer, you can order the tricycle from a Van Raam dealer. At some dealers, it is also possible to take a test ride. Contact your local dealer for more information.

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6 things to check before you go cycling - Video

6 things to check before you go cycling - Video

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