Although a recumbent trike is very comfortable and stable to ride, it holds one risk of injury, namely “leg suck”, when your foot slips from the pedal while riding and gets underneath your trike. This can result in serious injuries. A lot of trikes are equipped with toeclips, replaced by clipless pedals by many riders.
Yesterday I did the first (short) ride of the year on my Trident Stowaway trike. Despite the cold it felt good riding again, but my legs are gonna need a lot more work out rides to become recumbent legs again. For now: easy does it, the rest will come! 😉
One of the first additions to my new trike are 2 headlights. At first I was wondering about choosing battery powered lights or headlights for a hub generator. But on my other bikes I have Busch & Muller headlights on a dynamo hub and I very much like the amount of light and the dispersion