Viking recumbent tandem trike – Atomic Zombie™ Extreme Machines Builder’s Forum

viking recumbent tandem trike designed by atomiczombie.com

Viking recumbent tandem trike project – Atomic Zombie™ Extreme Machines Builder’s Forum.

The Viking is a very unique tandem trike that includes an independent transmission system that allows one rider to stop pedaling without affecting the other. The Viking Tandem Trike uses commonly available 20mm disc brake hubs, so there are no hard-to-find or overly expensive components needed. The frame is completely made of square steel tubing, and everything else on the Viking Trike can be found at bicycle shops or hacked from scrap bicycles.

The building process is designed to allow anyone with a Do-It-Yourself desire to finish his or her own version of the Viking Trike without requiring previous bike building experience or specialized tools and skills. The plan is laid out in a format that makes customization or alternate parts usage a breeze, so you will certainly be able to include your own imagination in the process of building a recumbent trike.

If you have been eying up those expensive imported tandem trikes, but think $8,000 is a bit too steep of a price tag, then get out your tools and build it yourself! For thousands of dollars less than the price of a basic tadpole trike, you can create your very own tandem trike that will rival many of the factory built machines available.

Old school chopper – ape hangars & banana seat! Atomiczombie.com builders gallery


Name of bike: Ape Hanger
My name: Masor
Location: Santa Ynez, California


Whoa! Sweet ride, Masor! Love those ape hangar handlebars and old school banana seat. Nice!

Coasters Bicycle Club presents Midwest Bicycle Fest, Haysville, Kansas – Sunday, Sept. 26

Coasters Bicycle Club Midest Bicycle Festival - Kansas

For more information:  Midwest Bicycle Fest, Haysville, Kansas – Sunday, Sept. 26.

Coasters Bicycle Club annual Midwest Bicycle Fest - Haysville, Kansas - Sept 26

Hub flange option – Atomic Zombie™ Extreme Machines Builder’s Forum

“I went to my sheet metal/steel fab shop and asked if they could punch me some 2 1/2″ ID disks from 1/8″ steel. No problem -5 minutes later I had them. In fact they did not even charge me for the disks.”

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