Scorpion fs 26 Enduro: Automotive chassis suspension for an impressive off-road experience
If anyone has assumed recumbents only had ergonomic and aerodynamic advantages, its time to rethink: With the “Scorpion fs Enduro” HP Velotechnik sends trike fans right out into the woods. Mighty MTB-tires and technology from the automotive construction sector become merged in a very unique way.
for exciting trips are at your fingertips. The advanced steering geometry (ASG) system enables you to control the trike smoothly and precisely and gives it a small turning circle despite the wheel size expanding the distance between the front and rear axles. The Scorpion fs 26’s long wheelbase also offers a notably smoother ride, more safety, and greater riding pleasure.
is designed using our No-Squat suspension concept and transmits all of your drive energy to the road without any loss of power. In return, you enjoy complete comfort so that you can lean back and relax while dynamically accelerating, even on rocky roads.
has been modified to match the special needs of off-road riding. We teamed up Shimano’s superior XT rear shifting gear (with a 11-36 cassette) at the rear wheel with the perfectly blended Sturmey Archer TripleShift internal hub that virtually represents the classic 3 ring front combo. This setup gives you an impressive, all usable 27 gear menu you can choose from with the click of your hands. This wide range gear system is paired with the Truvative Stylo 1.1 single crank set.
We have concluded that choosing an Electric drive system is the sure way to realize your all terrain ambitions.
Of those choices, we suggest the Shimano STEPS E8000 as the best system to deliver on your expectations. 80nm of torque with an electronic Di2 push button shifter levels those hills and instant shifting for ultimate confidence.
The GO SwissDrive option offers 5 supporting levels and the included throttle will accelerate up to 6 km/h without any pedaling. The energy is provided by a rechargeable battery with a 636 Wh capacity (36.2 V / 12.4 Ah). An optional second battery can be mounted with ease to double the riding range. In addition the internal regeneration system operated by the brake levers will help you to save energy and to ride longer.
of the Scorpion series can be found on the Scopiron fs 26 Enduro as well: In just a few simple steps, it only takes a minute for you to fold up your Scorpion fs 26 into a space-saving package, even with the luggage rack and fenders attached.