Video showcasing 21st century P.E. class features Trikkes

Keeping kids healthy, active and moving. This isn’t your grandfather’s physical education. A video called Designed to Move at Sierra Vista Jr. High contrasts the difference between old school P.E., which was about teaching sports — baseball, basketball, soccer — and new P.E., which is about teaching fitness over skills. Today’s gym class equipment: heart-rate monitors, rock climbing walls and Trikkes. A blogpost describing the Canyon Country, California school’s P.E….

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How’s this for a fitness regimen: 10 miles on a Trikke, 400 push-ups and 150 pull ups?

Rob Synder is a Florida fitness fanatic whose story in the Tampa Bay Times. In the video that accompanies the Times story, the über fit Floridian demos a variety of “funky outdoor exercising contraptions,” including his Trikke; while in a more recent YouTube clip, viewers get a closer look at how Synder combines cross training and carving during a Trikke workout. According to the description of the YouTube video, for…

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Carving my way to better health on my Trikke

D.C. photojournalist has all but forgotten about his bike. I’m a 43-year-old photojournalist in Washington D.C., who bought my Trikke three years ago after seeing it on a late-night infomercial and thinking: it looks like a lot of fun …. and it is! For the first two years, I used it for recreation, which was just fine, I mean, that is what it’s for, right? Since then, I’ve started using…

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The Trikke ride that changed their lives

‘Newbies’ remember the May, 2011 LSM Ride in Long Beach, Calif. A year ago this time, the known population of the Southern California Trikke community was perhaps forty people and a monthly event called the Last Saturday of the Month Ride had occurred three times, drawing a total of 29 riders. Then May rolled around and the LSM Ride in Long Beach proved to be a watershed moment for the…

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A Trikke Family Christmas

Three generations of McKeevers experience the joy of carving. ’Twas right before Christmas and Santa Claus carved out a very special treat for one very special family. Our merry tale begins with Pam and John, who met in kindergarten, then followed separate paths around the world until coming together again as adults. Their love blossomed; they became one: John and Pam McKeever. They were blessed with two sons, who blessed…

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From Tragedy to Triumph on a Trikke

Former female bodybuilder finds new life on three wheels. In my mid-20’s, I had a bad self-image. Women’s bodybuilding was in its early stages and I decided to train with weights to get into shape. Soon after, sculpting my body with weights turned into one of my passions. I went from training in my basement, to being the one of the first women to join a men’s gym, to becoming…

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Second childhood for a senior and his Trikke (video)

Inspirational video wins hearts and contest Who needs a Cocoon to restore one’s youth and vigor when you can carve your way to better health on a Trikke? Such is the case for Larry Mehlmauer, a 70-year-old super senior from Medford, Oregon, who submitted the winning video to Trikke Tech in the company’s testimonial contest. His words in the clip are sweet carvings to a Trikke rider’s soul, poetry even,…

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