7 frequently asked questions about the Easy Sport recumbent trike
The Van Raam Easy Sport is a recumbent trike for adults. Read in this article the 7 most frequently asked questions about the Easy Sport.
1. What kind of bike is the Easy Sport from Van Raam?
The Easy Sport is a recumbent trike for adults. The tricycle has an ergonomically adjustable seat with back support, which can be used for both sporting and recreational cycling. Thanks to the understeer, your back, neck, shoulders and wrists are under less stress. In addition, the Easy Sport is adjustable in length, for an ideal cycling position, adapted to your height. The suspension in the frame gives extra comfort while cycling.
2. For who is the Easy Sport suitable?
The Easy Sport is suitable for people who can no longer cycle on a regular bike, because of balance problems for example. The recumbent tricycle is ideal for sporty people who also like comfort.
3. How do you cycle on an Easy Sport recumbent trike?
The Easy Sport is different from a traditional tricycle. Because of its unique frame, the recumbent trike has a low entry level. In addition, on the Easy Sport you pedal forwards, which allows you to exert more force with your legs than when you sit above the crankshaft and pedal downwards. The handlebars of the Easy Sport are also different from traditional tricycles. The handlebars of the recumbent trike are positioned under the saddle. You can easily hold the understeer with relaxed arms. See all the unique riding characteristics of the Easy Sport in the article and video 'Recumbent bike Easy Sport unique riding characteristics'.
4. What are the measurements of the Easy Sport recumbent trike?
The length of the Easy Sport, as well as the seat height and angle are adjustable. This allows you to perfectly adjust the bike to your sitting position. See below the specifications of the Easy Sport.
Boarding height: 52 cm
Seat height: 53-57 cm
Weight bicycle: Without electrical system:: +/- 31 kg
Max. cycle length: 195-225 cm
Max. cycle width: 80 cm
Seat angle: 35-45 degrees
5. Can I cycle backwards with the Easy Sport?
Yes, this is possible, if you have pedal assistance on the Easy Sport. With all electric tricycles from Van Raam that are equipped with the Silent electro system you can cycle backwards. This is possible by pedaling backwards when the pedal assistance is switched on. Read more about the backwards cycling function in the article 'Riding backwards with pedal support on a custom bike'.
6. What are the most popular options for the Easy Sport?
You can personalize the Easy Sport by adding various options. The most popular options for the Easy Sport recumbent trike are:
Pedal assist (Smart E-Bike)
8-gear hub with freewheel or backpedal braking
Preferred controls on one side
A variety of seats (XL seat or recumbent shell seat)
Foot fixation on the pedals
Tip: Configure your own Easy Sport in the configurator
It is possible to configure your own bicycle in Van Raam's online configurator. In the configurator you choose the options you would like to have on your bike. While putting together the configuration, you can see how much the bicycle of your choice will cost. Read more about the configurator in the article 'Put together your Van Raam bike with the bike configurator'.
7. How much does the Easy Sport recumbent trike cost?
The price of the Easy Sport depends on the options you choose for your bike. See the price list on the product page of the Easy Sport. Or see how much your personalized Easy Sport costs in the configurator.
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