The Adult Trike That’s Part Mountain Bike, Part Monster Truck

By: | May 22nd, 2014

By Unknown or not provided (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

By Unknown or not provided (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

A Tricycle Designed for Adults

No matter how great your mountain bike, there are just certain things it can’t do. Struggling to bike through sand and snow? Traveling over rough or rocky terrain? The Rungu Juggernaut Bike may be the bike you didn’t know you needed.

A New Kind of “All Fat Tire” Adult Trike Bike

Tricycles are usually considered to be children’s bikes, providing them with a safe and stable ride as they get up the nerve to try training wheels or a two wheeler. But some of today’s adult riders find themselves needing a more stable ride for certain types of situations and surfaces.

At $2,900, the Rungu Juggernaut, designed and manufactured by Standard Bearer Machines, is built with the same great stability in mind allowing adults to move over obstacles up to 6 inches tall at slow speeds. Juggernaut has two 26 x 4.7 inch large, soft tires in front to provide maximum stability and a 26 x 4.7 inch tire in the back. Juggernaut has a split dual head tube design and is steered via connected handlebars. The trike has hydraulic rear brakes, dual front disc brakes and its low gears help riders maneuver smoothly over snow, dunes, and beaches.

Rungu Juggernaut was developed by a father and son team who transported surfboards from home to beach, often finding themselves in difficulty with two wheelers. Trikes tend to do better with low gearing and the wide width between the front wheels allows riders to bank into turns.

The company also makes the Kilimanjaro, which is a trike, but with skinnier tires and coil spring suspension, which tends to do better over roads and dirt trails.

The following video shows the Adult Trike.

David Russell Schilling

David enjoys research and writing about cutting edge technologies that hold the promise of improving conditions for all life on planet earth.

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