The PantherTrike crossing the Hoan Bridge in Milwaukee during the 2019 UPAF Miller Lite Ride for the Arts

While this page is under construction, please go to our lab page for all the details.

Please note that we are not associated with any of the fine folks at:

Instead, we are developing a human-powered vehicle for riders looking for an alternative to upright bicycles, recumbent bicycles, and rigid recumbent tricycles.

PantherTrike solid model before construction
Completed PantherTrike proof of concept
The PantherTrike in action at the ASME HPVC North 2019

The first prototype, pictured above, was built by a student group at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to compete in the 2019 ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge and uses a moving bottom bracket, generously donated by Cruzbike, handlebars and stem temporarily loaned by an old Burley recumbent, and an aggressively recumbent seat angle the students chose for their competition, none of which are integral to the tilting trike functionality.

For more information, please go to our lab page or go to the contact page to send us a message.

  • I-Corps, November 2019

    November 4, 2019 by

    We, a student and I, got accepted into the fall 2019 Milwaukee I-Corps cohort to investigate the market viability and options for the PantherTrike. We are tasked with conducting 40 in-person interviews in the next 4 weeks, and the number 1 rule is “don’t pitch your product.” We’re supposed to listen instead to identify what… Read more

  • Recumbent Cycle-Con, October 2019

    October 19, 2019 by

    I had a great time, I learned a lot, and I thank Charles Coyne, the organizer, and AD Carson, of Recycled Recumbent, for making it possible for me to attend. It was great to finally meet the Parkers from Cruzbike, they both test rode the PantherTrike, and I got to test ride their S40, which… Read more

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