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HP Velotechnik Scorpion Plus 26 (Full Suspension/Foldable)

HP Velotechnik Scorpion Plus 26 (Full Suspension/Foldable)
  • Color: Custom Color +189
  • Color: Double Color +279
$5,760.00 - $15,536.00
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Scorpion Plus 26 - the fully suspended, foldable SUV-trike -20" front wheel / 26" rear wheel

The Trike with SUV Genes
Higher, Wider, More Comfortable – a Vehicle for All Purposes
No matter where you want to go: Your Scorpion plus 26 will take you there. A trip into the countryside, a long-distance journey or into town – with this versatile SUV-trike you will attract attention everywhere. The genes of this recumbent trike combine convenience and safety with maximum riding pleasure. On request, of course, also as a version with an electric motor! In every detail, you will find some extra-plus. So we equipped, for example, one of our electric motors with a reverse gear to make turning maneuvers just as easy as possible!

Higher, wider, more comfortable: The designers at HP Velotechnik have applied what the SUV-class makes up to the construction of trikes. While situating you on this high seated vehicle, we want you to have an excellent overview in almost every situation. A seat height of 57 centimeters (22.5?) is a unique highlight for this type of bike.

Three Wheels for Epicures
Experience Dynamic Trike Culture from a High Seat
Boarding – as easy as never before! Thanks to the wider frame, it has never been easier to enter a trike. The wide construction achieves an impressive tilting stability. Experience the dynamic culture of the chassis of the Scorpion fs-class up close and in harmony with the reliable performance of this SUV trike. The DNA of the “Generation Plus” will guarantee a highly refined pleasure of riding.

The goal when enhancing the Scorpion-class was to build a trike with a high seat position. The high seat guarantees an excellent overview of traffic. It eases mounting in a way that wasn’t achieved before with trikes of this design. But it is up to you: If you like to change your Scorpion into a racy speedster, it will take only a few seconds. Just open three quick-release levers, take down the ErgoMesh seat – and install the sporty hardshell seat!

Accessories that make sense: Scorpion plus – that means a “Plus” of comfort in either way. Whereas others have to clutch the handlebars, you can depose your arm smoothly on the hand rests – and look forward to a relaxed performance. Or try our pedals with heel strap and foot clamp, which will make cleat-based pedal systems obsolete. Your feet will stay super reliable in the pedal – by using your everyday footwear!

Maximal comfort is our minimum: In a couple of years, the electric reverse gear for trikes with power assist will be standard most likely. HP Velotechnik is offering this feature already today. For vehicles as stable as our trikes moving backward is a snap. A small change in design – but a big “Plus” for everyday handling.

The special Plus: The Scorpion plus 26 will desert the SUV genes just in one aspect: In spite of its wide frame it folds to convenient dimensions in only one minute. To achieve this, our designers re-engineered the main frame’s patented quick-folding hinge. At the same time, this re-design increased the maximum payload. Thanks to the improved quick-folding hinge, the maximum load has been increased to 150 kg (330 lbs.).

If you have any questions, call us and we will help you configure your HP Trike.

Options can been added after the order is placed. Email us and we will build to your specifications.

Scorpion plus 26 basic model STURMEY ARCHER Tripleshift 24 speed, AVID BB7 mechanical disc brakes 5,760.00

Scorpion plus 26 frameset with suspension, seat, handlebar, front hubs, chain guide setup 4,930.00

standard color O Cosmic grey O Magma red / Black 0.00

single custom color according to RAL-color chart: ________________ (please specify) 189.00

double custom color according to RAL-color chart main frame:__________, front boom / swing arm:__________ 279.00

front boom with derailleur tube regardless of shifting option (not with STEPS or PINION) 0.00

front boom carbon saves 170 g of weight 219.00

length fitting service: distance center of bottom bracket to end of main frame ____ cm 0.00

front boom quickadjust compensates extra chain length when front boom is adjusted, QR-levers 189.00


BodyLink seat

BodyLink seat with brackets for small riders (4 cm to the front)

ErgoMesh seat (3 cm higher than BodyLink seat)

ErgoMesh HS plus seat (11 cm higher than EM seat)

ErgoMesh XL (5 cm wider than Ergomesh)

ErgoMesh HS XL plus (11 cm higher than EM XL-seat)


long handlebars recommended for small riders, required for ErgoMesh HS plus-seats 25.00

handrests left and right comfortable hand support, mounted on handlebar, removable cushion 139.00

Airflow seat cushion breathable fabric, sewn, for BodyLink seat 89.00

headrest for BodyLink seat flexible, with cushion, adjustable in height and angle 99.00

headrest for mesh seats adjustable in height and angle, with quick release lever 159.00

SeatWings hip support for BodyLink seat, carbon fiber, padded 229.00

adjustable end stops allow exact positioning of the seat 19.00

rain cover for seats, Ripstop nylon fabric, blue 25.00


rear shock DNM DV-22 (basic specification) O soft: 450 lbs/inch, up to 80 kg O standard: 550 lbs/inch, up to 100 kg O hard: 650 lbs/inch, up to 150 kg 0.00

rear shock ROCKSHOX Monarch RL lightweight air shock, adjustable damping, lock-out, incl. damper pump 259.00

front suspension standard up to 198 lbs / 90 kg, with standard stabilizer/anti-roll-bar 0.00

front suspension hard from 198 lbs / 90 kg, with hard stabilizer/anti-roll-bar 35.00


drivetrain STURMEY ARCHER Tripleshift/24 24 speed with twist shifters (basic specification), SRAM X4 rear derailleur /

twist shifters, STURMEY ARCHER 3 speed internal gear hub, SHIMANO cassette 11-34, crankset with 39 teeth 0.00

drivetrain SHIMANO Nexus 8 Premium 8 speed, internal gear hub with twist shifter, black 59.00

drivetrain STURMEY ARCHER Tripleshift/27 27 speed, SHIMANO XT rear derailleur, MICROSHIFT / STURMEY ARCHER barend shifters, STURMEY ARCHER 3 speed internal gear hub, SHIMANO XT cassette 11-34 teeth, crankset with 39 teeth chainring, double sided chainwheel disc 159.00

drivetrain SRAM/30 30 speed, SRAM GX rear derailleur, crankset 52-42-30, MICROSHIFT front derailleur, SRAM SL-500 barend shifters, SRAM cassette PG 1050 11–36 319.00

drivetrain PINION C1.12 12 speed front gear box, long twist shifter 1,790.00

drivetrain ROHLOFF Speedhub/14 14 speed, black, long twist shifter 1,690.00

E-drive SHIMANO STEPS E5000 SRAM X4 up to 20 mph, SRAM X4 8-speed rear derailleur, Li-Ion battery 418 Wh, 2 A charger, walking aid 4 mph 2,170.00

E-drive SHIMANO STEPS E5000 Nexus Di2 up to 20 mph, SHIMANO Nexus 8 speed Di2 gear hub, Li-Ion battery 418 Wh, 2 A charger, walking aid 4 mph) 2,590.00

E-drive SHIMANO STEPS E8000 XT Di2 up to 20 mph , incl. SHIMANO XT 11-speed rear derailleur, Li-Ion battery 418 Wh, 2 A charger, walking aid 4 mph 3,490.00

E-drive SHIMANO STEPS E8000 ROHLOFF up to 20 mph, incl. ROHLOFF 14 gear interneal gear hub, Li-Ion battery 418 Wh, walking aid 4 mph 4,490.00

big battery pack SHIMANO STEPS E5000 / E8000 Li-Ionen, 504 Wh, fast charger with 4 A 269.00

2nd battery pack for SHIMANO STEPS E5000 / E8000 Li-ion battery, 504 Wh, battery holder, battery adapter set, (restricts folding function), without power supply, battery must be inserted for use in main battery holder 1,090.00

E-drive NEODRIVES Z20 and drivetrain SRAM/30 (available from spring 2020) up to 20 mph (32 km/h), 30 gears, rear derailleur SRAM GX, handlebar end gear lever SRAM SL-500, cassette SRAM, chainring set 3-speed black, Li-Ion battery 612 Wh, starting aid, reverse gear, Display position: O above handlebar grip O beside handlebar grip 3,290.00

E-drive NEODRIVES Z20 and PINION C1.12 (available from spring 2020) up to 20 mph (32 km/h), front gear box, Li-Ion 612 Wh, push assist, reverse gear, not compatible with streamer, display position: O above of handlebar O side of handlebar 4,490.00

2nd battery pack for NEODRIVES Z20 612 Wh incl. adapter, mounting hardware and wire extension 1,190.00


short cranks 155 mm, recommended for riders under 175 cm (5’7") 25.00

chainwheel disc instead of chain guard, 150 g lighter (only with SRAM/30 options) 25.00

tire exchange from SCHWALBE Tryker 40 mm to O Marathon Plus 47 mm O Kojak 35mm (SRAM/30 or PINION only) 35.00


disc brakes AVID BB7 mechanical, separate brake per front wheel (basic specification) 0.00

disc brakes AVID BB7 coupled mechanical, coupled front brakes with one-hand operation, rear disc brake, parking brake function, front brake lever: O left O right 109.00

disc brakes TEKTRO Auriga hydraulic, separate brake per front wheel, lever reach adjustable 139.00

disc brakes TEKTRO Auriga Twin hydraulic, coupled front brakes with one-hand operation and parking brake function, rear disc brake, front brake lever: O left O right 339.00

disc brakes SHIMANO XT hydraulic, separate brake per front wheel, lever reach adjustable 239.00

parking brake SHIMANO rear wheel V-Brake with thumbshifter 59.00


light wire routing only twin wires routed through the frame O for hub dynamo O for tire dynamo 89.00

lighting system rechargeable/EYRO up to 30 Lux, rechargeable headlight and sensor rearlight 129.00

lighting system SON xs-m disc dynohub/IQ-X with front and rear parking lights, SCHMIDTS ORIGINAL NABENDYNAMO hubdynamo, LED headlight B&M IQ-X, daytime running lights, up to 100 Lux, rear light B&M Toplight Flat S plus with brake light 669.00

lighting system battery/IQ Fly only with E-drive, LED-headlight B&M IQ Fly Premium powered by E-bike battery, up to 80 Lux, rear light B&M Toplight 2C DC 199.00

lighting system battery/IQ-X only with E-drive, B&M IQ-X up to 140 Lux 279.00

indicator lights system WingBling only in conjunction with electric drive 619.00


rear rack 14 mm tube, black, for panniers max. load 27,5 lbs / 12,5 kg each side 169.00

top load rack additional luggage rack above the rear wheel, maximum load 10 kg, not suitable for side panniers 119.00

lowrider rack 10 mm tube, black powder coating, max. load 55 lbs / 25 kg (requires installed rear rack) 129.00

side bag mount Mounting for handlebar bags, only for Ergomesh seats, attached to the seat, maximum load 5 kg, left and right, unmounted 139.00

mudguard set HP Trikefender front 60 mm width, rear SKS 53 mm with spoiler, black 259.00

clipless pedals SHIMANO PD-T8000 lightweight, multi-purpose pedal for normal and SPD shoes 109.00

pedals with heelstrap and foot clamp left and right easy entry and positive grip, adjustable length, size range O 8.5" - 11" (22 - 28 cm) O 10.5" - 13.5" (27 - 34 cm) 159.00

water bottle set HP VELOTECHNIK 2x0.6 l PE-bottle with HP print, with bottle cages, mounted 59.00

rear mirror B&M E wide view angle, easy to adjust, mounted to handlebar O left O right 69.00

rear mirror B&M E both sides left and right, mounted to handlebar 138.00

rear mirror Mirrycle with barend mounting, also computer mount O left O right 59.00

rear mirror Mirrycle both sides barend mounting left and right 118.00

flag HP VELOTECHNIK double-sided print, with reflective strip 29.00

Universal holder for accessories Mounting on the handlebar end (for gearshifts with twist shifters) or on the barend shifter, Ø 22.2 mm tube holder for accessories such as mobile phone holder / GPS devices or bell, max. load 400 grams 42.00

speedometer mount for computers or battery lights, incl. sensor bracket for front wheel 25.00

trailer hitch WEBER with HP VELOTECHNIK adapter 139.00

transport cover suitable for all folded HP VELOTECHNIK trikes, nylon fabric 79.00

Streamer clear front fairing, with quickmount system, incl. assembly (not w/PINION and SHIMANO STEPS) 599.00

frame lock AXA Victory with removable key, without chain, black 75.00

Chain for frame lock AXA Victory length 100cm 35.00

Scorpion plus Series

There Are Very Good Reasons for Claiming the "Plus"

The backbone of the SUV-trike is the swept-forward frame. The geometry is based on the striking silhouette of the Scorpion with its large 26? rear wheel. Discover the way how the SUV features including a more spacious and higher seating position blend in with the irresistible advantages of this kind of trike: a smoother ride, less rolling resistance, and easier obstacle traversing.

Curious? At first glance, the Scorpion plus 26 is about ten centimeters (4?) higher and wider than its sporty cousin, the Scorpion fs 26. But the new design now allows far smaller riders with heights from just 1.49 meters (4’11”) to easily mount the comfortable full suspension trikes: Have a seat, turn the pedals, and treat yourself to luxurious comfort.

For experts, the actual design plus becomes clearer on closer inspection: the seat position on this generation plus model appears to be moved forward to the cross frame. In fact, the seat position is further back. This allows HP Velotechnik engineers to optimize the center of gravity and give the higher vehicle unprecedented stability.

Your bonus: The rear racks can hold four conventional bags with a load of up to 50 kg (110 lbs) without other accessories like water bottles or E-drive batteries getting in the way. With Lowrider fitted, it can handle four panniers with a payload of up to 50 kilograms (110 lbs). Above the rear wheel, the optional Top Load platform offers space for light luggage. Thanks to the improved quick-folding hinge, HP Velotechnik was able to increase the maximum load to 150 kilograms (330 lbs)!

Top Virtues of the Scorpion Plus 26

  • Sportiness 53%
  • Comfort 100%
  • Travel suitability 87%
  • Everyday strength 67%
  • Transportability 55%

The Details at a Glance

Your Scorpion plus 26 has these technical refinements on board as standard.

Optional Features for True Individuals

Have you got your own notion of your ideal bike technology? Our modular system enables us to build your trike to meet your needs and desires. A whole range of reliable features and components is available for your trike, all of which have been specially developed to excel in everyday use. 

Scorpion Plus 26: A Great Trike - Also For Saving Space

With the Scorpion plus 26, HP Velotechnik continues the concept of the Scorpion series, which presented the first fully suspended speed trike with a smooth-running 26-inch rear wheel that can be folded flat for transport without tools.

In just a few simple steps, it only takes a minute to fold up your Scorpion plus 26 into a space-saving package with dimensions of 81 × 91 × 99 cm. The Scorpion plus 26 folds without removing the wheels, even with the luggage rack and fenders attached. And the chain? The chain rotates around its axis and otherwise reliably remains where it should be, guided by the flexible chain guard tubes.

The best part: When you unfold the trike, HP Velotechnik’s unique, self-locking folding hinge enables you to turn your excited anticipation into pure riding pleasure quickly!

foldable recumbent comfort trike scorpion plus 26

Specifications and Technical Data

The outstanding ride of the Scorpion plus 26 is the result of thoroughly engineered performance technology with precise technical specifications. The detailed figures can be found here in the technical data sheet – from the dimensions to the payload, from the seat height to the appropriate rider size. And of course, we are also happy to show you which colors you can choose for your Scorpion plus trike.

  • Seat hight BodyLink: 43 cm (17")
  • Seat height ErgoMesh: 46 cm (18")
  • Seat height ErgoMesh HS plus: 57 cm (22")
  • Seat width ErgoMesh: 38 cm (15")
  • Seat width ErgoMesh XL: 43 cm (17")
  • Seat angle: 46–54° adjustable
  • Wheel size (front wheel): 20" (ISO 406)
  • Wheel size (rear wheel): 26" (ISO 559)
  • Max. tire width: 5 cm (2")
  • Bottom bracket height: 37–43 cm (15-17")
  • Ground clearance: 15.5 cm (6", statically compressed)
  • Wheelbase: 120 cm (47")
  • Track width: 86 cm (34")
  • Width: 91 cm (36")
  • Length: 186–218 cm (5'6"–6'7")
  • Turning circle: 5.35 m (17'7") outward
  • Folded size: 81 × 91 × 99 cm (32 x 36 x 39")
  • Bottom bracket standard: BSA 68 mm
  • Suspension travel: front 6 cm (2.4") / rear 8 cm (3.1")
  • Weight: from 19.5 kg (43 lbs) incl. pedals
  • Payload: max. 150 kg (330 lbs)
  • Frame material: Aluminum 7005 T6 heat treated
  • Swing arm bearing: maintenance-free
  • Rider height: ca. 1.49 – 2.00 m (4'11" – 6'7")

HP is committed to the quality of their products. Therefore they grant a guarantee of 10 years on the frame and the swing arm bearing of their bikes and trikes.