The Honda Big Red was a popular trike back in the 90s, courtesy of its exceptional load-bearing capabilities and the simple ease of riding. Though the Big Red was discontinued shortly after, the folks at BVC Off-road were so impressed by this trike that they have rejuvenated it for 2022, creating a modern-day 650cc Big Red which is, in simple words, Rad!!
Next, a wider triple clamp was put in to increase the width between the front forks, thus making space for the much wider front wheel. This is also accompanied by a huge front fender, put in place to resemble the original Big Red.
At the opposite end, the trike-maker replaced the stock wheel assembly with an axle to attach the two wheels, converting the two-wheeler into a three-wheeler.
Even with these changes, though, the bodywork has remained more or less unchanged with the only changes being the removal of the headlight and the long tail assembly.
So what’s the result of all this? Well, as you can see in the video below, the XR650L trike looks super fun to ride and is MUCH faster than the original Big Red, evident from the mock drag race between the two. faster than the original Big Red, evident from the mock drag race between the two.
To sum it up, this is surely right up there with all the rad builds we’ve shown here and possibly one of the most unique ones, as trikes have become more or less extinct in these modern times.
Watch the video here: