Giveaway: Leaux Racing Trike

By: on May 05, 2014

A seat, 3 wheels, front and rear handlebars, and a wheel lock. Those are the components that unite to form Voltron a Leaux Racing Trike. And while the recumbent stuntmobile might not turn you into the Defender of the Universe, it will provide hours of flying, spinning, and drifting fun during the summer months to come.

If you want a chance to test your wheel-locking, dual-handlebarring skills, click here and enter to win the stunt trike of champions in fire engine red from Leaux Racing Trikes (a $350 value)!

This giveaway is open to US residents only.

About Leaux Racing Trikes

Further proving the magnitude of awesomeness Vader and Luke could have achieved together had they been on the same Side, father and son Tyler Hadzicki (student; 18 years old) and Joe Hadzicki (engineer; age of a dad) conceived, designed, and patented their Leaux trikes over the course of 3 years. Previously called ONDA Cycles, they took the concept to Kickstarter in April 2013, and walked away with 300+% funding for their campaign. Now Tyler, a self-described stuff builder, has carried the Leaux brand into full production.

Leaux Racing Trikes are essentially recumbent stunt bikes/trikes that can also be used as legitimate man-powered transport. So in addition to using one in wide open spaces with plenty of room for spinning and drifting and accumulating Brazilian model spectators at the periphery, you could also Leaux commute to work.

A minimalist design of a seat, 3 wheels, front and rear handlebars, and a wheel lock comprise the major components of each Leaux Racing Trike. Its front wheel and handlebars enable basic steering like a regular recumbent bike, while smaller back swivel wheels add to the bike's repertoire of moves. A rear handle controls the latter, promising precise steering and trick execution, while the trike's wheel lock freezes its back wheels in a forward-facing position during basic rides and downhill adventures to preclude spinning out at high speeds.

Check out the Leaux in action in the video above. Note: The action starts at 1:20.

Each Leaux Racing Trike includes the following:

  • A machined, anodized aluminum rear-wheel steering handle.
  • A 16" aluminum rim and heavy-tread rubber tire.
  • A wheel locking handle.
  • A Leatherette seat.
  • Motorcycle-inspired forks for strength.
  • Steel tubing for rugged durability.
  • A coaster brake activated by pedaling backwards.
  • 3:1 gearing ratio for speed.
  • Freewheel hub for comfortable coasting.

Leaux Racing Trike Giveaway Entry Instructions

To register, click here and fill out the Leaux Racing Trike Giveaway entry form. Or, if you're already a member of DudeIWantThat.com, when the magic entry form button appears, just click it to enter.

Hadzicki would also appreciate entrants stopping by his Leaux Racing Facebook page...and Liking it if their thumbs are feeling jumpy...to see the latest photos and updates on the trikes.

Giveaway prize includes 1 x Leaux Racing Trike in the color red (a $350 value).

The Leaux Racing Trike Giveaway entry period is open through 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, May 11, 2014. Our drawn winner will be contacted by email within 48 hours of the entry period's conclusion, and will have 12 hours to respond and claim his/her prize. (Should we not hear back from a drawn winner in the specified time period, a new winner will be drawn and contacted.)

Winner should allow up to 3 weeks for prize delivery.

Once winners are drawn and confirmed, they will be announced below.

This giveaway is open to US residents only.

Get a Leaux Racing Trike Now

For those feeling more antsy than lucky, Leaux Racing Trikes are available for purchase at any time through Hadzicki's online store. In addition to the giveaway prize's arresting red, the trick cycles also come in black, white, and blue.

You can also check out updates and continually added trike selfies and action shots on the Leaux Racing Trikes Facebook page.

Leaux Racing Trike Giveaway Winner

Congrats to Cody C. from Farmington, MN, winner of the Leaux Racing Trike! Be sure to check the Dude homepage for your chance to enter this week's giveaway.

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