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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Carving in the key of ‘G’ [videos]

Video tribute to the man who invented the Trikke. The first time I met Trikke inventor Gildo Beleski — also known as “G” — was in 2009, when my wife, Sally and I visited Trikke Tech headquarters in Buellton, California. We had been carving our first T8’s since December, 2008, and were just getting excited about the whole Trikke experience. Little did we know how hooked we would become. We’re now extreme…

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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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Gildo Beleski’s 10 tips for Trikke Pon-e owners

The electric Trikke Pon-e has the potential to look like something out of a James Bond movie. The rider standing in an upright position. Hovering just off the ground. Zooming forward at fast speeds. Carving into turns. No wonder Coolest Gadgets said, Forget the Segway, ride a Trikke! But while you’re having all that fun being the coolest kid on the block, you’ll want to make sure to treat your…

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Trikke inventor has 10 great tips for electric Trikke owners

The 4-1-1 from the one and only Gildo Beleski The electric Trikke known as the Tribred Pon-e has the potential to look like something out of a James Bond movie. The rider standing in an upright position. Hovering just off the ground. Zooming forward at fast speeds. Carving into turns. No wonder Coolest Gadgets said, Forget the Segway, ride a Trikke! But while you’re having all that fun being the…

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