BROL header

Are you looking for a used tadpole trike? Or do you have one you want to sell? Probably the most popular place for both is BROL (BentRider OnLine). However if you are not familiar with their website you might find it difficult to find where to look for used trikes whether you are buying or selling. So I thought I would write about it in hope that it helps. BROL has a “fixed stationary header” … something I despise as it takes up valuable real estate on the computer monitor screen leaving very little viewing area available to try to see what you are wanting to look at. Why they do this I don’t know. It makes no sense to me … especially since their header is so large. To their credit I have noticed that recently they have made the header smaller which helps some, but I would still much prefer if they would simply do away with the fixed header. Anyway, in order to find the classifieds you need to click on their Message Board tab in the header. Then on the page which appears next you will see Classifieds listed under Forums. It should be the second one down the list right under Recumbents.

BROL Forums

Click on Classifieds and then you should see a screen showing the various Categories in Classifieds. Trikes For Sale should be the second one down the list.

BROL Classifieds categories

If you want to post a trike for sale you must have an account and be logged in.  There are some rules to follow all of which seem fair enough:

For sale area rules! READ BEFORE YOU POST!

1 – The For Sale area is NOT for discussion. If you’re not legitimately interested in an item, keep your comments to yourself. Ad critiques are not welcome.

2 – Do not repost items for sale that are not yours. If you list an item yourself on eBay or Craigslist, you’re welcome to repost the ad here but don’t repost things that aren’t yours.

3 – Please lock or delete threads when items are sold.

4 – Do not post items for sale if you are a commercial entity. This section is for private individuals and BentRider’s sponsoring dealers only.

5 – Please post items for sale in the appropriate category.


I have never posted a trike for sale on BROL so I am only guessing from here out as far as instructing others what to do. I think it is necessary to click on “New Thread” where you can compose a message including pictures … in an email format I believe. There is a second section on that page for additional options.
In the image below please note that you can place your mouse on the image and left click the mouse on the image to get it to open up in its own window to view it larger size. When you are finished viewing the image in that window just use your browser’s back button to return to this page.
BROL New Thread Composition
That is about the most I can tell you about how to go about doing this task.
Now I want to put a plug in for my own blog. Recently I discovered that most online search engines list my tadpole rider blog at the very top of the heap when one does a search for “used tadpole (or recumbent) trikes for sale”. And that means that most people who are searching for a used tadpole trike for sale are visiting my blog first as a result of it being listed first. That is great for my blog and it could be great for you. All you have to do to advertise your trike for sale on my blog is send me an email to the address I show below.
Be sure to provide all pertinent information such as brand, model, year, asking price, condition, any extra accessories/upgrades that come with it, where located (city and state only), whether or not you are willing to ship the trike to the buyer, and your contact information. Please include pictures in .jpg format. I will gladly post your ad for you. All I ask is that if you sell the trike let me know so I can remove the ad. 
HERE is a link to that page on my blog.
Send email to: tadpolerider at outlook dot com   (I don’t show my email address in the normal format … … as I am trying to avoid the address being the target of lots of SPAM. If you use an email address for contact purposes in your ad I would suggest you do the same … although I will do whatever you prefer. Just let me know.) There is no charge involved to you or the buyer. I offer this as a free service. There is nothing in it for me other than the satisfaction of helping others.

About Steve Newbauer

I have a few current blogs (tadpolerider1, navysight, and truthtoponder) so I am keeping busy. I hope you the reader will find these blogs interesting and enjoy your time here. Feel free to email me at stevenewbauer at

Posted on March 14, 2016, in buying a trike, misc., tadpole trikes, tadpolerider blog, USED TRIKES and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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