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Schwinn meridian three-wheel bicycle

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Asked by: Steve Warren

How much does a Schwinn Meridian tricycle weight?

Technical Details

Bike Type ‎Folding Bike, Cruiser Bike
Included Components ‎Basket
Brake Style ‎Linear Pull
Specific Uses For Product ‎Road
Item Weight 250 Pounds

How many speeds are on a Schwinn Meridian?

The Meridian Deluxe offers more stability than a bicycle, a low step-through frame for ease of use, 3 speeds, and plenty of cargo space.

How wide is a Schwinn Meridian trike?

The bike features a large folding rear basket. The basket is four inches larger at the top than at the bottom. The opening at the top is 23 inches width by 19 inches length. The dimensions of the base are 19 inches width x 15 inches length.

Is it hard to ride a 3 wheel bike?

Although you have extra stability, tricycles are harder to handle than bicycles. High speeds around tight corners put you at greater risk of tipping over or losing control. A tricycle has a larger profile than bicycle. This could make you more imposing when riding on sidewalks or other recreational paths.

What is the weight limit for an adult tricycle?

Although each adult trike is different, the average weight limit is 275 lbs.

What is the weight limit on a tricycle?

The maximum weights will typically go from 250 lbs to 600 lbs for industrial tricycles. The average weight is closer to 300lbs, which is big enough for most people.

How do you transport a tricycle?

Quote from video: All you do is lift the trike. Bring it up in your truck.

Are trikes safer than bicycles?

If you’re wondering “Are tricycles safer than bicycles?” the answer is “yes and no.” Tricycles are safer in the sense that they don’t tip over as easily as bicycles. Because of their stability, they are associated with less risk of injuries related to loss of control.

Where are Schwinn bikes made?

Schwinn bikes are manufactured in Taiwan. The Schwinn Company used to have a bike known as Paramount. At the time this was the firm’s highest end model. The Schwinn family maintained this name and later on acquired the Paramount factory in Waterford Wisconsin where they started Waterford Precision Cycles.

Does Schwinn Meridian fold?

This is a trike with a black basket that has the ability to fold up when not in use, even though the trike itself doesn’t fold up. The basket can hold up to 50 pounds.

How do I find the right size bike?

Just follow this simple formula to get the right bicycle size: Bike Type: Select your bike type from the following: Road bikes – x 0.70.


  1. Road bike – 0.70 x Leg inseam = Your frame size (cm)
  2. Mountain bike – 0.685 x Leg inseam = Your frame size (cm)
  3. City bike – 0.685 x Leg inseam = Your frame size (cm)

What is a 7 speed bike?

A 7-speed bike is one that has a single chain ring (the round component that the chain sits on, and the cranks and pedals attach to) at the front, and 7 cogs at the back. This collection of cogs is referred to as a ‘cassette’. Because the cassette is made up of 7 cogs (speeds) it provides 7 different gears.

Can you lose weight riding a tricycle?

Any movement — including pedaling a trike — that gets your heart beating faster will burn the calories. So if you’re wondering whether you can lose weight by riding a tricycle, the answer is definitely “yes.”

What size tricycle should I get?

Most tricycles for adults have 20-, 24- or 26-inch wheels. Smaller wheels are better for people of a shorter stature and make your tricycle more compact overall and therefore easier to fit in your trunk or in a storage space. Large wheels are better for taller cyclists but also give you a slightly smoother ride.

How do you measure an adult tricycle?

Tricycles are sized according to the wheel size and not the frame, and the wheels typically start from 20-inch to 27.5-inch.

Adults Tricycle Size Chart.

Wheel Size (Inches) Rider’s Height
20- inch 4’8”-5’4”
24-inch 4’11”-5’9”
26-inch 5’3”-6’2”
27.5-inch 5’5”-6’3”

How many pounds can a Schwinn bike hold?

The maximum user weight 330 lbs. (150 kg).

How do you assemble a Schwinn tricycle?

Quote from video: Working from the outside of the wheel fasten a screw through the center fender hole into the center hole of the rear frame. Be sure that the fender has adequate clearance from the wheels.

How do you put a 3 wheel bike together?

Quote from video: The most critical part of putting this bike together is to make sure that the rear axle is at perfect right angles to the main frame.

How do you set up a Schwinn bike?

Quote from video: And turn the knobs of the levelers. Making micro adjustments until it's leveled to adjust the height of the seat loosen and pull on the seat post adjustment knob.