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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Triple scoop for power couple behind Trikke Tampa

The best-selling local Trikke dealers of all-time can now add another title to their growing list of accomplishments: a three-peat as South Tampa’s Best Bike Shop. For the third consecutive year, a South Tampa News and Tribune readers’ poll sang the praises of Street Fit 360, a store owned by Andy and Jana Clark, the husband and wife behind behind Trikke Tampa, which is housed inside their bike shop. “It…

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Anchors of the Florida Trikke world

Meet the Clarks in our three-part interview Our local dealer spotlight takes us to the sunshine state to meet the Trikke world’s best-selling local Trikke dealer of all time, a brick-and-mortar store that has sold an estimated 10,000 Trikkes. How do they do it? Find out in our three-part interview with the dynamic duo behind Trikke Tampa, Andy and Jana Clark. They met the three-wheel wonder by accident—in a parking…

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Trikke newbie creates magic of his own

Our Q&A with TWM’s next top carver He first learned there was a thing called Trikke on YouTube. Shortly thereafter, he bought his first three-wheel joyride, a demo model from Sports Chalet. He tried it but didn’t like it, wanted to give up, as a matter of fact. But before doing so, he returned to YouTube and realized the tires on his new toy needed more air. Since then, Quincy…

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Lighthouse races, anyone? [video]

Video sounds like the Indy 500 Shoreline Aquatic Park, aka Lighthouse Park has become a favorite stopping point during group rides in Long Beach, CA, home of TrikkeWorld Magazine. Maybe it’s the spiral climb to the top of the park’s hill, where a small clearing surrounds the Lighthouse, offering breath-taking views of the city’s coastal jewels—the Queen Mary, the downtown skyline, the yachts in Rainbow Harbor. Maybe it’s the iconic…

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A day to remember in Long Beach, Calif. [slideshow]

 Largest Group Ride Ever in So Cal Saturday, May 28, 2011, was a day to remember for forty-five trikkers who came together for the Last Saturday of the Month Ride in Long Beach, setting a new attendance record for a group Trikke ride in Southern California. [See the slideshow at the end of this story.] Sponsored by TrikkeWorld Magazine and SouthBay Trikke (official local dealer of TrikkeWorld), the morning began with…

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