Inside the Trikke world of President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter still rides their Trikkes on a regular basis. Remarkable, considering the former president is 91 years old and his wife is 88 years old. One morning you’re waking up to an ordinary day in your small business. Two days later, you’re driving 350 miles to meet the former President of the United States of America to work on his beloved Trikke. Such was the case for…

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Trikke co-founder: President Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter love riding their Trikkes together [video]

When the President of United States is going to be in your neck of the woods and is a fan of the product your company created, you drop everything for the chance of a lifetime. Such was the case for Trikke co-founder John Simpson in March, 2012, when the perfect confluence of circumstances brought him together with former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, during…

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The son who gave the President a Trikke

How Jack Carter introduced his parents, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, to Trikke carving vehicles He’s the first son of the 39th president of the United States of America. He’s also a runner, a businessman and a Trikke rider. John William “Jack” Carter lives with his wife Elizabeth in Las Vegas, where he operates the investment consulting firm Carter Global. In 2006, he made an unsuccessful bid for the Nevada senate…

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President Jimmy Carter on the virtues of riding a Trikke [video]

“It’s a tricycle, Mr. President, you’re on a tricycle!” “They call it a Trikke, yeah,” says Jimmy Carter, former president of the United States. He’s carving around his property in Plains, Georgia, educating CBS reporter Leslie Stahl about Trikke carving vehicles on 60 Minutes (original airdate: September 19, 2010). “It gives you a workout from your ankles all the way up to your shoulders and your neck,” adds the man…

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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter: Trikke riders

Join us for our Presidents’ Day Weekend Tribute to President Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, featuring stories about the Carters and their Trikkes. President Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter might be the most famous carving couple to date. The Carters are still avid Trikke riders and we at Trikke Tech appreciate their passion. So this weekend, take a break from presidential politics and go on a joyride as we celebrate America’s first…

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A Trikke vehicle gives you the carving edge

What is a Trikke? It’s 2016 and some people are still asking the question. Are Trikkes body-powered vehicles or electric vehicles? Fitness vehicles or transportation vehicles? Commercial vehicles or personal vehicles? With so many different types of Trikke carving vehicles and a lineup of models that’s constantly evolving, you might find yourself asking: what is Trikke Tech all about these days? The short answer: the carve. With Trikke carving vehicles,…

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Make 2016 the year you lose weight while having the time of your life

The beginning of every new year means everywhere you look, someone is telling you how to become a whole new you. Lose weight. Be healthier. Get in better shape. Join a gym. Sign here. Follow this regime. Go on a diet. Get fit! Where’s the fun? someone might ask. Everyone who’s ever tried to get in better shape knows: the more fun your fitness regimen, the more likely your persistence and…

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Quincy Jeffries reflects on two years in the Trikke world [video]

  One of the best things about being a Trikke enthusiast is meeting, riding and communing with other Trikke enthusiasts. Take Quincy Jeffries, for example. We met at his first group ride, the Last Saturday of the Month Ride, aka LSM Ride, in April, 2011. At the time, the Southern California Trikke scene was on the verge of a sea change, with regular group rides and an intense presence on…

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Trikke Patroller

Trikke Patroller Vehicles at a Glance: More affordable than other vehicles Less training required for operation Easier to swap battery (extends use) Safer to operate than other options More reliable (less maintenance) More portable (use more often) Maneuverable through crowds More comfortable to ride Easy to use both indoors and out   Trikke’s patented design can help by: Improving response times and increasing officer presence Expanding accessibility (ability to get…

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