How to change a Trikke tire [video]

How do you change an 8.5 and 9.5 inch Trikke tire? That is a good question which has probably been asked too many times to count. Installing a new tire on your Trikke carving vehicle can be a challenge, sometimes they are a bear to remove. Changing the 12.5 inch tire is a breeze compared to the 8.5 and 9.5 inch tire. You will also find the Hub Motor 10.0 inch tire change an adventure, Yikes! Many…

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Visualize ‘the lean’ on your Trikke carving vehicle

  One of the most effective ways to change something about ourselves is through visualization. In sports it is no different. If you want a meaner lean, visualize it. Practice Trikke carving in your mind and when you get out on the pavement you will find improvement in your technique. That is just one topic covered under the umbrella of sports psychology. This post started as a question: “Does your…

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How Monica Jeffries lost 110 pounds and found her body by Trikke

Many readers of TrikkeWorld are familiar with Quincy Jeffries, the Southern California rider and subject of more than one TWM story, be it his entry onto the Trikke scene, his dominance in the Lighthouse Uphill Challenge, or that cool shot captured by a photographer at a local car-free event. But did you know: his wife Monica is a story in her own right? While her husband was busy becoming one…

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Monica Jeffries rides Trikke carving vehicle.

Trikke carving vehicle helps her lose over 110 pounds!

At first she thought she’d never learn to ride. The three-wheel journey of Monica Jeffries can be summed up by the tale of two Mays. In May, 2011, the resident of Canyon Country, California, was an overweight newbie who was introduced to Trikke carving vehicles by her husband. That month, she struggled at Southern Cal’s LSM, aka Last Saturday of the Month Trikke Ride, and her three-wheel future didn’t seem…

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More cool Instagram photos featuring Trikke carving vehicles

What do you get when the Trikke world carves up Planet Instagram? Cool carving pix on the popular social network. From the makers of Cool Instagram photos featuring Trikke carving vehicles, we present more trikkified Instagram photos. To find out more about each Instagramer, click on each photo: http://instagram.com/p/YO_H-6HbUA/ SeeSeeTV #TRIKKE#T12#LSM#workout#funride A photo posted by Jerry Ka (@j122yka) on Apr 28, 2013 at 2:08am PDT http://instagram.com/p/YpyHJsObw3/ My #trikke! A photo posted by…

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No ‘dork factor’ for cops on patrol on Trikke carving vehicles

Santa Barbara Police choose three-wheel, electric carver over ‘Mall Cop’ Segways. Quick and agile, hard to miss and helpful at suppressing criminal behavior. Those are some of the reasons the Santa Barbara Police Department has added electric Trikke carving vehicles to its law enforcement lineup, according to an article in the Santa Barbara Independent. Bicycle cops tend to get lost in the shuffle, explains Sgt. Ed Olson in the piece. He…

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Policeman rides Trikke carving vehicle

Trikke vs. Segways, T-3’s and bikes: the verdict, according to police and security personnel

“Bicycles are ho-hum. Segways are nerdy. T-3 vehicles are too expensive and don’t go anywhere.” Those are some of the recent comments relayed to Gerry Baranano, Trikke Tech security relations consultant, when he interviewed a number of police officers and security personnel currently using Trikke’s electric vehicles on patrol. According to the feedback, a major problem with the Segway has been the injury factor. The Las Vegas office of a…

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woman shopping with her Trikke carving vehicle

Green transportation, healthy eating and exercise is gooood living

Imagine a world in which the majority of people are favoring the use of light, clean transportation for short trips (instead of 3000+ lb.  gas guzzlers), eating more fresh fruits and veggies (and less packaged  foods), and getting outdoors regularly for exercise (instead of living indoor lives of relative inactivity). The uncluttered, unpolluted city streets would share some of their pavement with the smaller alternative vehicles (safely denoted and protected…

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Trikke Security

Trikke is the new kid on the block for police and security mobility. Trikke is getting traction in the fields of security and law enforcement as an alternative vehicle for patrol. This makes me ponder the concept of security and how it resonates thematically for Trikke on various levels. Security isn’t just something officers provide against the bad guys. It’s also (generally speaking) freedom from danger and freedom from anxiety…

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Photog captures great shot of Quincy Jeffries at CicLAvia

“A CicLAvia participant rides a Trikke vehicle down Main Street in downtown L.A. during CicLAvia on Sunday,” says the caption of a LA Times reader photo by Sterling Davis. That participant is Quincy Jeffries, Southern California Trikke rider and a familiar name and face in the Trikke world. Behind him in the photo are fellow carvers (left to right) Monica Jeffries (Quincy’s wife), Juan Ortega and Martin Vasilevski. The occasion was Sunday’s CicLAvia, a “car-free”…

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