Ti-Fly … AZUB’S NEW FULL SUSPENSION TRIKE


Azub's front suspension member

am pretty sure most of us wouldn’t have a clue what we are looking at when viewing the image above. Maybe this will help …

AZUB Tri-Fly front suspension above view

These are “springs” made of aerospace titanium grade 5 metal and are Azub’s choice for a unique front suspension which they claim is superb … superior to anything else out there. Azub is known for quality in their products so I am sure they have a winner here. You can read about their design HERE.

Azub Ti-Fly full suspension trike

This new model has been in the works for 3.5 years (I have also read 5 years so I don’t know which is correct) and will be available at the end of July of this year (2016) for those are signed up on Azub’s waiting list. It will be available in either a 20 inch or a 26 inch rear wheel. The cost of the trike is said to be “starting at $4992 or €4160”. You can check out Azub’s website for more on this model or any other model they offer.

Azub had it on display at the recent SPEZI event in Germany.

Azub Ti-Fly at SPEZI

There is lots of articles about this model available online. HERE is one of them.

Azub Ti-Fly full suspension trike airplane in background

Azub boasts of “self stabilization” … something not achieved by most other trike makers. The leaf springs used on the front suspension offer 1.5748 inches (40 mm) of travel.

I am not sure of this because I haven’t found any information about the rear suspension of the Ti-Fly model, but I think it is the same as found on their Tri-Con model. Here is a picture of the rear suspension of the Ti_Fly …

Azub rear suspension 3

This model does fold and, in fact, is capable of folding up extra small by removing the front boom and wheels. The trike has indirect steering. It has 4.33071 inches (110 mm) of ground clearance. The back of the seat adjusts between 34 – 52 degrees angle which is pretty generous. The overall width of the trike is  32.874 inches (835 mm). The track width is  29.7244 inches (755 mm). The wheel base (front to back axles) is 46.06299 inches (1170 mm). The seat height is 10.2362 inches (260 mm) at it’s lowest setting or 11.4173 inches (290 mm) at it’s highest setting. The maximum weight limit of rider and luggage is 275.578 pounds (125 kilograms).

It will interesting to see how these sell and if ever I actually see any of them out on the local trails. I haven’t seen my first Azub yet so I won’t be holding my breath awaiting it.  That’s a whole lotta’ money to invest in a trike, but some folks do it. Most people I talk to think a thousand dollars is outrageous and quickly lose interest in pursuing getting a trike when they find out how much they cost.  With or without full suspension or even rear suspension let’s all just try to …

KEEP ON TRIKIN’

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Posted on May 9, 2016, in construction/design, tadpole trikes, trike reviews and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. armadillozack

    I Love that they have done this, and I pray that they carry thru with this full suspension trike to their fat trike as well…! Who knows I might just try one out one day, and like it so much that I have to buy me one…!
    Armadillo Zack