WARRIOR LOW RACER TADPOLE TRIKE PLAN
A "Tadpole" Trike has two wheels in the Front, with the cranks placed ahead of the front wheels. This design is considered to be most stable for high speed cornering and handling as it creates a shorter wheelbase and low center of gravity.
Although the entire trike is made using only basic steel tubing and recycled bicycle components, nothing about it looks homemade. The Warrior Racing Trike offers many features not found on a commercially produced trike worth many times more.
All of the components require to make the tadpole trike steering system are fully detailed, only requiring basic tools and parts. Your will be able to create an amazing tadpole trike on a very minimal budget, even if it's your first build.
The square tubing frame makes cutting and welding easier since most cuts will be straight. The plan describes in great detail how to make every single part, many of which can be salvaged from old bicycles.
All of the parts required to make the tadpole trike steering system can be salvaged from old bikes or purchased from any bicycle shop. The steering is easy to build and setup, with room for user design mods.
There are no special tools or skills require to build this trike. Take as long as you like and use new or recycled bicycle parts. You can build a trike like this for the cost of a few tanks of gas in your SUV!
Can you build a trike like this with no previous experience? Yes you can! In fact, many of our builders were first time DIYers when they started this fun hobby. These plans assume you are not an expert, so anyone can follow along.
Build it, test it, paint it, ride it! It takes a lot less effort than you might think to ride out of your workshop on a great looking, fast, and comfortable DIY Tadpole Racing Trike. Clear off a space on your workbench and start building!