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

February 15, 2016

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]

February 14, 2016

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

February 13, 2016

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]

February 12, 2016

“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

February 11, 2016

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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65-year-old woman: Trikke is good for my knees, waistline and softball skills

September 1, 2015

Pat Bushman is 50 pounds lighter and still losing weight! We often believe things didn’t exist until we discovered them. This was the case with my introduction to the Trikke, but since discovering this quirky machine, I’ve become a devoted disciple, preaching the benefits and fun to everyone I know. It’s good that riding a Trikke is a little quirky because I’m something of a quirky person. I couldn’t help…

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Trikke saved my life, says star of victorious video

July 6, 2015

Senior citizen wrote 20 scripts before choosing winning submission. His video has been a big hit in carving circles, receiving a good number of positive comments on both Facebook and YouTube, and winning a testimonial contest conducted by Trikke Tech in 2011. [See video at the end of this story.] Yet Larry Mehlmauer is mostly unaware of the attention and adulation his lone web video has received. After all, the…

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Senior hates exercise but loves his Trikke

July 6, 2015

“I hate exercise. I really hate it. I’ve tried everything from rowing machines to stationary bikes to elliptical machines. The Trikke is truly a miracle machine.” Larry Mehlmauer is having a second childhood, quite a miracle, considering he’s 70 years-old. Factor in a host of health challenges — including a massive heart attack and diabetes — and some might call that more than a miracle. “I’m having more fun than…

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Wall Street Journal kitesurfer talks Trikke, being fit and healthy at age 74

June 26, 2015

  Louis Gomez was the 73 year-old subject of 2012 Wall Street Journal article highlighting his newfound love for kitesurfing, or kiteboarding. The piece stated that Gomez also rode a Trikke T8, but little was revealed about his trikkified life. Until now. The now 74-year-old Gomez talks Trikke in a new interview on The Carving Edge, the blog of Trikke Tech, Inc.. In the interview, the Florida senior shares how…

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A Trikke Family Christmas

December 26, 2011

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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