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HP Velotechnik - 2016 Grasshopper FX Aerobar Hostel Shoppe Custom

Your Price: $3,320.00

SKU: 30163

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The foldable GrassHopper fx is the perfect pleasure ride for spontaneous tours in distant regions. It folds in 60 seconds for easy transport in trunks and train compartments. The 2" extended wheelbase gives you an even more relaxed ride with or without luggage.

Commuting usually combines rougher roads with frequent stops and starts. The Grasshopper’s adjustable front and rear suspension smoothes out the bumps and the 20” wheels help it accelerate quickly from the stop signs. The seat height is low enough for easy stopping and starting but high enough to provide reasonable visibility in traffic. This ideal commuting machine doubles as a respectable touring recumbent bike thanks to the aerodynamic rider position and the option to equip it with all the racks needed for hauling a big load.

Standard Equipment and Features:

  • Comes stock with Aerobar direct over seat steering.
  • Direct over seat steering with the Terracycle Folding Stem is available by special order.
  • Under seat steering is available for an upgrade charge.
  • Choose either the BodyLink seat or the
  • ErgoMesh seat.
  • Folds to 38x24x28” - Above seat steering.
  • Folds to 38x20x28” - Under seat steering.
  • Includes DNM-DV22 coil shock with 450 lbs/in spring (heavier riders may wish to upgrade to a different spring, available as an aftermarket purchase) and the Spinner Grind 2 suspension fork.

    Sizing Notes: To find how to measure x-seam, go to our Help Guides.
  • One size fits riders from 5’ 2 1/4" to 6' 7".
  • X-seam range: 41.5" to 48". Boom can be cut down for shorter riders. Or, get the seat mount that moves the rider forward 4 cm.
  • Weight limit is 275 lbs.
  • Soft spring = up to 183 lbs
  • Medium spring = up to 230 lbs
  • Hard spring = up to 275 lbs

  • Recumbent Bicycle Name: HP Velotechnik Grasshopper fx
    Frame Construction: Aluminum 7005 T6 heat treated
    Fork: Spinner Grind 2
    Rear Derailleur: SRAM Dual Drive
    Front Derailleur: N/A
    Shift Levers: SRAM X.7/Dual Drive
    Crankset: Sugino XD 46t 170mm
    Bottom Bracket: Token
    Headset: Cane Creek integrated
    Cassette: SRAM 11-32t 8spd
    Brake Calipers: Avid SD5
    Brake Levers: Avid
    Drum Brake: N/A
    Front Hub: HP Velotechnik
    Rear Hub: SRAM Dual Drive
    Front Rim: Alex DA16 20" (406mm)
    Rear Rim: Alex DA16 20" (406mm)
    Spokes: Stainless Steel
    Chain: SRAM PC-30
    Pedals: Wellgo LU-981
    Front Tire: Schwalbe Marathon Racer 20x1.5" (406mm)
    Rear Tire: Schwalbe Marathon Racer 20x1.5" (406mm)
    Tube Type: Presta
    Frame Style: SWB
    Steering: OSS or USS
    BB Height: 26.25"
    Gear Range: 21 - 114"
    Seat Height: 21" BodyLink or 22" ErgoMesh
    Total Weight: 32.4 lbs.
    Wheelbase: 43"
    Overall Length: 61" to 73"
    Overall Width: 22" at handlebars
    Seat Angle: 35 degrees +/- 5 degrees
    Weight Limit: 275 Lbs.