The comfortable travel recumbent bike
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Put Your Feet up High and Enjoy the Panoramic View
The evolution reveals: A small change of your posture can lead to a boost in performance and comfort. Whether you like to enjoy cycling your favourite path by the lake, exercise your body on the slopes in the hillside or commute on the way to work – lean back, relax and enjoy your bike with a view.
The Streetmachine Gte combines the knowledge of more than 25 years of development work in a travel and touring bike that is unparalleled. Your advantages: The high seat for the best overview, the precise steering and the well-engineered accessories for even the most adventurous cycle tours.
Delivering maximum riding pleasure as standard. Raise your legs up in comfort. With a few powerful pedal strokes you will accelerate unusually fast. After just a few minutes you’ll have the hang of it and your new bike safely under control – agile in narrow streets and smooth-running on the country road. From now on you can enjoy cycling the most comfortable way!
Versatile Recumbent Bike for Travel, Tour & Everyday Rides
Your Streetmachine Gte is as versatile as the way from Paris to Bangkok, from NY to LA. The plan for your next cycling adventure is already on your mind? This comfortable travel recumbent bike is your faithful companion, designed and built to offer the highest standards of comfort and sophistication. And it has a whole host of features that set it apart from other bikes of its type. A Streetmachine Gte does exactly what you want it to do with the minimum of input. It practically rides itself, leaving you free to concentrate on the road ahead, or just to relax and enjoy the scenery.
For the Streetmachine Gte we offer a system of reliable components and accessories, which we have developed for the most demanding everyday use.
Keep an eye on things. The Streetmachine Gte is our recumbent bike with the highest sitting position. Sitting at a hand’s width above most road users, you have a good view trough car windows in city traffic.
The Streetmachine Gte is a real treat with relaxing comfort. The full suspension gives you safety, as control and road grip are improved. With a good suspension, you can ride faster. So even a tour on gravel roads can become a pleasure.
Important: The quality of a cycle’s suspension becomes particularly clear when carrying a great deal of luggage or riding on hills. The No-Squat suspension design of the Streetmachine Gte offers complete comfort with no performance loss. The combination of a very stiff rear frame triangle with the sophisticated positioning of the swing arm pivot point, the large ball-bearing chain idler, and the hydraulically damped rear shock effectively prevent compression due to driving forces and unpleasant pedal rebound. You can accelerate powerfully, even on the mountain slopes.
Top Virtues of the Streetmachine Gte
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The Details at a Glance
Your comfortable travel recumbent bike Streetmachine Gte has these technical refinements on board as standard.
Chain Protection Tubes
Optional Features for True Individuals
Have you got your own notion of your ideal bicycle technology? Our modular system enables us to build your recumbent tricycle to meet your needs and desires. A whole range of reliable features and components is available for your bike, all of which have been specially developed to excel in everyday use. Here we show some selected examples; you will find the complete selection in our price lists and catalogs as well as our online configurator.
Under seat steering
Above Seat Steering
Build My Dream Bike Now!
Fast, convenient, and informative: Selecting the components of your comfortable travel recumbent bike is easy with our online configurator. Choose to your heart’s content from our versatile modular systems!
Facts and Figures
Specifications and Technical Data
The outstanding ride of our comfortable travel bike is of course based on 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 Streetmachine Gte.
- Seat hight BodyLink: 63 cm (24.8")
- Seat height ErgoMesh: 66 cm (26")
- Seat angle: 39–47°
- Wheel size (front wheel): 20" (ISO 406)
- Wheel size (rear wheel): 26" (ISO 559)
- Max. tire width: 5 cm (2")
- Bottom bracket height: 69 cm (27.2")
- Wheelbase: 104 cm
- Length: 170–195 cm (67–77")
- Hight: 110 cm (43.3")
- Handlebar width: 60 cm (23.6") or 65 cm (26")
Standard color: Pearl orange
Standard color: Silver grey
Give your bike a personal touch: On request, you can have the frame of your HP Velotechnik recumbent bike powder-coated with a custom color completely to your personal taste. You can choose from hundreds of color shades:
An overview and further information about our custom colors can be found in our color chart.
- Bottom bracket standard: BSA 68 mm
- Suspension travel: front 5 cm (2") / rear 8 cm (3.1")
- Weight: from 14.6 kg (33 lbs) incl. pedals
- Payload: max. 130 kg (286 lbs)
- Frame material: Aluminum 7005 T6 heat treated
- Swing arm bearing: maintenance-free
- Steerer tube: oversized for 1" integrated headset
- Rider height: ca. 1.64 – 2.00 m (5'5" – 6'7")
We are committed to the quality of our products. Therefore we grant a guarantee of 10 years on the frame and the swing arm bearing of our bikes and trikes. For further information, please have a look at our warranty conditions.
They Even Have a catalog? This Is Getting Better and Better!
You will find all the details about theStreetmachine Gte in our detailed and richly illustrated two-wheeler recumbents catalog In addition, you will read lots of background information about recumbent bikes and exciting adventure reports from people travelling by bike.
Even now you have the choice with us: Browse here online on our website. Or request your copy in high-quality printing form by post. So you can comfortably recline at home on your sofa and start discovering the world of recumbent bicycles – without obligation and completely free of charge.
Do you want to read more?
They Even Have a catalog? This Is Getting Better and Better!
In our comprehensive recumbent bike catalog you can read all the details about the Streetmachine Gte and exciting adventures of people on recumbent bikes.
Request your copy in a high-quality printing form right away. So you can comfortably recline at home on your sofa and start discovering the world of recumbents – without obligation and completely free of charge.
Here You Can Enjoy the Best Views
You will experience the best reasons for one of our recumbents during an extended test ride. On our website, we can only describe to you the incomparable driving feeling. True to the saying “A picture says more than 1000 words” we want to let our comfortable travel recumbent bike Streetmachine Gte speak for itself.
Move the mouse pointer over the image. Use the magnifying glass symbol to open the picture gallery. Alternatively, you can use the link icon to download photos in high resolution, e.g., as a desktop background – simply right-click after opening the image. You can find more high-resolution pictures in our album about the Streetmachine Gte on Google Photos.
Streetmachine Gte Frequently Asked Questions
The Streetmachine Gte will be built in most cases withUnder Seat Steering, which possible even if an e-assist system is installed. When using an ErgoMesh mesh seat, an extra wide handlebar is used. It is possible to retrofit a tiller style Above Seat Steering, but an Aero Handlebar (to the front) is not compatible with the frame design.
When you take a extensive test ride at your specialist dealer, check whether you can comfortably and safely get one or both feet on the ground with the selected seat model, as is necessary for example when stopping at a traffic light. Alternatively, try the BodyLink hard-shell seat with a height of 63 cm (25″)
System weight means the weight of rider + luggage + bike (if applicable incl. motor). The payload refers to driver + luggage. In practical terms, this means that if you use an engine in your Streetmachine Gte, you have to subtract its weight from the possible payload.
In our concept, the specialist trade is the central sales pillar. Our selected and trained specialist dealers can advise you in detail. Above all, however, they offer a promptly available service locally, which we cannot provide within the framework of our manufactory with some production processes planned for the long term. For these reasons we also do not sell directly to the customer at the factory.
Find a Dealer
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A Streetmachine Gte is waiting for your test drive at these dealers near you. With the “Advanced Search” you can, of course, also search for other models. Click on the dealer for the details and your desired date for an individual consultation.