150% riding pleasure. More and more active people are leaning back and discovering the unique sitting comfort and energy-saving aerodynamics offered by an HP Velotechnik recumbent. The sporty Scorpion lets you experience how Fun, Cornering Stability, and Touring Capability can go together in this ultimate performance trike.
- Just a glance at the Scorpion lets you know that the stable track and low center of gravity provide secure road-holding to prevent accidents at all speeds. The robust wheels are placed further forward for better braking performance and lets you easily avoid road obstacles. The larger 26" rear wheel with its lower rolling resistance gives the rider a spirited ride in any conditions. The Scorpion still has a door-friendly track width (83cm or 33 inches) letting you roll your "new-best-friend" through most standard doors.
- It has never been easier for you to accept our invitation to try out the comfortable seat since the crossbar on the robust, lightweight aluminum frame sweeps elegantly backward to allow getting onto the trike easy: Simply stand in front of the seat and gently lower yourself down. While you enjoy panoramic views, the comfortable swingarm reacts to bumps on the rocky road lightning-fast. HP Velotechnik's tried-and-tested No-Squat technology ensures that your pedaling forces do not impair the suspension. The rear wheel transmits your pedaling force to the road as direct forward propulsion without need for complicated differential gears. Instead, your Scorpion can use the full range of modern bicycle drivetrain technology.
- If you want to go full speed ahead? Simply smile at any head wind. Accelerate. And look forward to carving the next corner...
Good to know you can lean back and relax, even on bad roads. With the foldable recumbent touring-trike Scorpion fs20 our engineers combined a full suspension chassis technique derived from modern automotive technology with the award-winning design of HP Velotechnik's Scorpion trikes.
The low seat position and a significantly higher bottom bracket emphasize the sportive attitude of this agile ride. You can feel the results of this masterpiece of finest German engineering immediately when cutting the first corner: a synthesis of perfect roadholding and a maximum of "Fahrvergnügen".
Long wheelbase, straight lines, easy rolling 20" wheels and integrated independent suspension – the dynamic appearance of the Scorpion fs 20 leaves a long lasting impression.
Recumbent Tricycle Name: Scorpion fs20
Frame: Aluminium 7005T6u heat treated
Electric Assist: none
Parking Brake: yes
Rear Suspension: DNM Torch DV-22
Front Suspension: HP Velotechnik 2.4" travel
Weight Limit: 330 lbs (150 kg)
Total Weight: from 17.5 kg / 39 lbs incl. pedals
Manufacturer’s X-seam Range: 35 - 48" *
Seat Height: 12.5"
Overall Length: 66.1" (168–200 cm)
Overall Width: (83 cm / 32 3/4")
Overall Height: 34"
Folded Length: 172–206 cm / 67 2/3"-81"
Folded Width: 35.8" (91 cm)
Folded Height: 32.7" (83 cm)
BB Height: 15 - 20"
Seat Angle: 41 - 49 degrees
Seat Type & Size: Ergo Mesh
Wheelbase: 43"(110 cm)
Brakes: Shimano Deore XT Hydrolic Disc
Brake Levers: Deore XT
Rear Derailleur: SRAM X4 8spd
Front Derailleur: Internal Rear 3 spd hub
Shift Levers: SRAM Gripshift twist
Crankset: Truvativ 32t chainring
Bottom Bracket: External
Cassette / Cog: Shimano XT 8 speed
Front Hub: Disc
Rear Hub: Quick Release
Front Tire: Schwalbe Tryker 20 x 1.50"
Rear Tire: Schwalbe Tryker 20 x 1.50"
Tube Type: Presta valve (standard)
Chain: 8 speed
Custom orders: color options: Blue shade grey matt Colza yellow Please call about custom ordering
Last Update: 5/11/2019
Notes: Riders should call us with their height, weight and X-seam for sizing assistance. Modifications may be needed for shorter or taller riders. For detailed X-seam measuring instructions go to Recumbent Sizing.
Please call us if you have any questions about the specs or if you would like to test ride this trike.