Tricycle for heavy duty adults by Van Raam

Van Raam produces adapted bikes for people with special needs. Within the wide product range of special needs bikes, Van Raam produces heavy duty adult tricycles. Read this article further to find out which Van Raam bikes are available as heavy duty adult tricycles and read what users say about it.


Tricycle for plus size adults

Van Raam produces adapted bicycles, and one of the adapted bicycles types are tricycles. This is an ideal option for people who no longer can ride on a normal two-wheeled bike. And even then, sometimes it’s difficult to find the right bike, especially when you are plus sized. In order to give plus size adults the possibility to cycle again, Van Raam produces tricycles for plus size adults. That means if you are a little overweight, you also have the chance to cycle again and feel the wind in your hair!
Van Raam has different types of bikes for a plus size adult in the product range:

  • Easy Rider as heavy duty 3-wheel bike for adults

  • Fun2Go heavy duty 3-wheel bike side by side tandem

  • VeloPlus as heavy duty 3-wheel bike for wheelchair users

Van Raam heavy duty adult tricycle  Easy Rider
Easy Rider tricycle with pedal support and a reinforced frame.

Easy Rider as heavy duty 3-wheel bike for adults

The adult tricycle Easy Rider has a special comfort seat and a low entry  that makes cycling  very pleasant for the user. Due to the unique frame, it is possible for Van Raam to reinforce the frame. The maximum weight that a "standard" Easy Rider frame can carry is 120 kilograms, but with the version of a tricycle for plus size adults it is possible to strengthen the frame so that it can carry 150 kilos up to a max of 180 kilograms. The Easy Rider also offers the option of an XL-seat, if the regular seat is too small. This is standard on the bike that can carry up to 180kg.  
 
Furthermore, the Easy Rider has a modern design and is therefore a favorite and popular tricycle among its users. For a lot of users it is very easy to simply ride away with it the first time.

Learn everything about the riding characteristics of the Easy Rider tricycle in the article ‘Unique riding characteristics of the Easy Rider tricycle‘ or visit the product page of the Easy Rider to learn more about this tricycle for heavy adults.

Easy Rider

Video: Riding backwards on heavy duty 3 wheel bicycle

See in the video below how you can ride backwards with pedal support on a heavy duty adapted bike. Due to the unique system is easy to use and has a starting aid that gives you 10 seconds of extra support to get off the ground. This awarded, unique system is characterized by its simple operation, a special and unique feature of the Van Raam system is that you can ride backwards and you also have the possibility to program the assistance individually, adapted to your disability. The Van Raam pedal assistance can be used in combination with the Van Raam E-Bike app.

Van Raam heavy duty adult tricycle  Fun2Go
Side by side tandem Fun2Go with a reinforec frame.

Fun2Go tricycle tandem for plus size adults

The Fun2Go side-by-side tandem is a three wheel tandem where users sit next to each other instead of behind each other. One person is the driver that can also hit the break, and both can pedal. Both cyclists can weigh up to 120 kilograms on a standard Fun2Go side-by-side tandem.  With the reinforced version of this three wheel tandem, the maximum weight of both cyclists is increased up to 180 kilograms per person.
 
On this bike the two riders have a good view on their surrounding and can communicate very well with each other. The riders can get on without having to step through and the seats can be easily adjusted. The Fun2Go side by side tandem is enormous manoeuvrable, with two wheels completely in the rear and one  front wheel it can be rotated round its own axis. Read more about the heavy duty adult tricycle Fun2Go on its product page.

Fun2Go
Van Raam heavy duty adult VeloPlus
VeloPlus wheelchair bike with a reinforced frame

VeloPlus as heavy duty 3-wheel bike for wheelchair users

The VeloPlus wheelchair bike for adults gives people in a wheelchair the opportunity to experience cycling. The person in the wheelchair can be transported in their own wheelchair, up to 74 cm wide,  on a bicycle. Because there are many different types of wheelchairs, with different weights, it is also possible to get the VeloPlus in a heavy duty version.

On the standard wheelchair bike VeloPlus, the weight of the driver can be up to 110 kilograms and for the passenger (incl. Wheelchair) the weight can be up to 140 kilograms. With the heavy duty version, the front of the bike is stronger and the weight of the passenger (incl. wheelchair) can be up to 200 kilograms.
Do you want to read more about this wheelchair tricycle for heavy adults? Check out the VeloPlus product page.

VeloPlus
Van Raam heavy duty adult City walking aid
Adult City walking aid with a reinforced frame

City walking aid for for heavier adults

The Van Raam City Walking aid is not a tricycle but still very handy. It is suitable for people who have trouble with walking or standing. Your body weight is worn by the seat of the City walking support, and thus relieving the leg joints. The standard walking aid can carry people with a maximum weight of 100 kilograms. If your weight more you can get the City walking aid for heavy adults which is suitable for people up to 150 kilograms.
 
Walking is almost effortlessly, therefore you can travel longer distances. In addition, the City walking aid is foldable and lightweight so you can take it easily with you in the car, bus or train. Want to know more about this walking aid? Take a look on the video below, where a reinforced walking aid is used, and also check out the City Walking aid product page on our website.

City Walking aid
User experience tricycle Easy Rider - Leo Kostwinder

User experience tricycle Easy Rider - Leo Kostwinder

Leo Kostwinder is 64 years old and lives in Zwolle, the Netherlands. He has diabetes for over 30 years and in early 2016 he was diagnosed with progressive polyneuropathy. Since then he was no longer allowed to drive or cycle. In 2016 he was told that he was no longer allowed to cycle on a regular bike, so he started searching for custom bikes with a reinforced frame. During his search, he ended up on the Van Raam website. He was then able to find a lot of information on the website about the possibilities of adapted bicycles. Read more in the user experience ’User experience tricycle Easy Rider - Leo Kostwinder

Read Leo's experience

Options for your special needs bike

Next to the option of a reinforced frame there are other options available for your adapted bike. For example, you can choose for a pedal support. This gives you support while cycling. But also options such as a stick holder, mirror or direction indicator or a crankshortener are possible.

See all options