Manufacturer of recumbent trikes and bikes from Germany

HP Velotechnik is one of the leading manufacturers worldwide in the field of recumbent bicycles and trikes. Founded in 1993, the company from the greater Frankfurt area can look back on many successful new technical developments. This is associated with numerous prizes and awards.

In 2017, the recumbent bike manufacturer received the “Hessian Export Prize”, which is awarded by the Hessian Ministry of Economics, Energy, Transport and Regional Development. At the end of 2017, HP Velotechnik was recognized as a “committed company” and awarded the ” Citizen’s Award” of the public banking institute Sparkasse. In 2019, the German Social-democratic Party SPD honored the “innovative mobility” of the bikes and the Association of Self-employed Entrepreneurs presented the “AGS Award for Innovation 2019”.

At Eurobike, the leading global trade fair for the bicycle industry, HP Velotechnik has won the Eurobike Award eight times since 2006. Following the Gold Award in 2011 for the foldable recumbent trike Gekko, the Scorpion fs Enduro off-road trike and the Scorpion plus 20 in 2014 most recently received one of the coveted design awards, as did the Scorpion fs 26 S-Pedelec in 2018. Bike dealers also give top ratings: Since HP Velotechnik was first listed in the ranking of the industry association VSF, the recumbent bike manufacturer has been on the winner’s podium several times.

Under the direction of company founders Paul Hollants and Daniel Pulvermüller, 45 employees, including 4 apprentices, produce around 2,000 premium bikes and trikes a year in Kriftel.

Trike steering explained & examples

Trike steering explained & examples

Trike steering explained by examples by a long-time recumbent professional Kelvin Clark from Angletech recumbent shop in Colorado Springs, CO. He explains the difference between direct and indirect steering as well as the one used on delta trikes.

10 to 1: Gary Solomon is dreaming about self-steering recumbents

10 to 1: Gary Solomon is dreaming about self-steering recumbents

Gary Solomon is a recumbent influencer and a celebrity in a way. His Laidback Bike Report show is more than known. He and his team have also shown an amazing effort during this year’s pandemic in producing two virtual shows. The Bent Expo in Spring and the BentCon