Technical specifications

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Here are some of the technical specifications and featured equiptment of the Whike:

General features:

  • High performance/lightweight Recumbent Tricycle
  • Propulsion available from pedals or sail/pedal synergy
  • Can be used off public roads as a pure landyacht
  • Road and cycle path legal
  • Top speeds of 30 mph
  • Comfortable and safe design
  • Designed and Produced in the Netherlands
  • Sail controlled by automatic Brake actuated Spinlock marine cleat
  • 2 Peice Carbon mast can easily by collapsed and stowed on the Whike
  • Rear luggage rack
  • Handbrake
  • The distance between the seat and pedals is adjustable for the rider height
  • Black or White as standard with any other RAL colour available as an option
  • Design by Fredjan Twigt
  • Practical and versatile as sport or transport


  • 1.6 m² Mylar fully battened Main sail
  • 1.0 m² Mylar full battened Storm sail
  • Cabon Fibre Mast campatible with boat sails
  • 18 gears, 2 front, 9 rear
  • 63 tooth and 52 tooth front sprockets custom made for Whike
  • All wheel mechanical disc brakes
  • Rigid and light molybdenum steel alloy frame
  • Complete package weight including sails, 23 kg
  • Both sails come with separate bags both with space for the mast.
  • Luggage rack can carry custom luggage bag plus the Sails
  • Front and rear handbrake
  • Durable double powder coated frame
  • Maximum overall weight capacity is 115 kg


Frame : Custom Whike
Steering System : Custom Whike
Seat : Rainbow recumbents
Gear Shifters : Shimano Ultegra 9 speed
Front derailleur :
Shimano Deore
Rear derailleur : Shimano Deore
Brakes : Avid BB5s
Brake Levers : Rainbow recumbents
Cassette : Shimano HG50 11 - 32
Front Sprockets : Custom Whike 52 - 63
Chain : KMC 9000
Rims : Remerx Grand Hill
Hubs : Custom Whike
Spokes : SS
Tires : Vredestein Moiree
Sails : Tiki Sails

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