Tricycles are genius vehicles that are operated in the same way as two-wheel bikes, but are designed with an extra wheel for stability. A tricycle's three wheels combined with its upright position, enables children and adults to enjoy the pleasures of cycling without having to worry about losing balance and falling.
Whatever your age or cycling capability tricycles are easy to operate and are a great source of exercise. There are several new and used styles to choose from here on eBay made by leading brands such as Mission and Pashley.
Whether you're looking for a tricycle for a boy, girl or something that's unisex you'll find dozens of items to choose from.
Several styles of outdoor tricycles for younger children resemble the appearance of pushchairs and have a metal frame and overhead canopy to protect the child from the elements. Other styles come with separate rain covers that can be placed over the tricycle in adverse weather conditions, while others have adjustable sunshades.
Many of these styles feature a handle at the back so you can take over whenever little ones get tired of pedalling. There are lots of tricycles well suited to indoor and outdoor use and are made from either wood or plastic. Some styles feature a basket to the rear for little ones to carry their favourite toys while other designs incorporate your child's favourite cartoon characters in bright pinks, purples, greens, reds and blues.
Adult's tricycles are great for those who want to travel at a slower pace than on a bike, or those who require increased stability and a more comfortable riding position.
In contrast to the majority of children's tricycles, adult versions feature brakes and numerous gears making them suitable for road use.
Depending on your height, you can filter adult tricycles by frame and wheel sizes and there is a range of styles to suit every taste. Some feature two rear wheels, while others feature two front wheels and there's a wide choice of seat options with additional back support for added comfort. Choose from frames in black, silver, red, blue, green and white.