New user from Carlisle Pa, just starting on my first bike build but have a long history of building various junk. I actually do have a relevant question.

I want to build a 3 wheel recumbent and saw a thread about flipping a delta trike when riding. I'm not overly concerned about flipping when it is mishandled but I'm curious about the relative stability of the various trikes on the site. Where it matters is in an emergency such as avoiding a car.

The major factor is the center of gravity and the width of the wheel base. Is there a difference in the stability between a delta and a tadpole with similar characteristics? Also, which of the designs are the most and least stable of the bunch?