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2014 HP VELOTECHNIK - Grasshopper FX OSS

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SKU: 16606




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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.

Colors: Magic Green or Dark Blue

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:
- 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.