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Talking do you own a Trikke?

my boyfriend gave me one for Valentine's. the T-12. i am loving it.

any other Trikke fans online?

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Re: do you own a Trikke?

what...no other Trikkers???????

i feel so alone.

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Re: do you own a Trikke?

What is it?
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Re: do you own a Trikke?

I think it's some Star Trek cult shit...
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From wikipedia.

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What is it?
The trikke (pronounced "trike") is a small human powered, three-wheeled cambering vehicle that utilizes conservation of angular momentum to allow a rider to propel forward. The rider alternates leaning side-to-side to move forwards. The area needed to move forward is roughly the width of a downtown sidewalk (1-1.5 m).

A rider may reach speeds of up to 18 mph (29 km/h) on flat ground. It can be used downhill or a level surface. It can move uphill though doing so requires a substantial amount of effort. The whole body needs to be used in a synchronised movement.


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I think it's some Star Trek cult shit...
Yeah, in the original series, Shatner got one from Spock for his birthday

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Re: From wikipedia.

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The trikke (pronounced "trike") is a small human powered, three-wheeled cambering vehicle that utilizes conservation of angular momentum to allow a rider to propel forward. The rider alternates leaning side-to-side to move forwards. The area needed to move forward is roughly the width of a downtown sidewalk (1-1.5 m).

A rider may reach speeds of up to 18 mph (29 km/h) on flat ground. It can be used downhill or a level surface. It can move uphill though doing so requires a substantial amount of effort. The whole body needs to be used in a synchronised movement.


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can we get that translated to english please...
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can we get that translated to english please...
check my avatar

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Re: do you own a Trikke?

Thanks everyone...
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Re: do you own a Trikke?

you're welcome

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Re: do you own a Trikke?

i think the infomercial is hilarious. and yet.... almost had me convinced to purchase one.
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Re: do you own a Trikke?

Do you use it on the road or on a sidewalk??

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Re: do you own a Trikke?

on the road -- in a residential area with relatively little traffic.

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Question Re: do you own a Trikke?

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i think the infomercial is hilarious. and yet.... almost had me convinced to purchase one.
where di u see it -- www.trikke.com? why is it hilarious?

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Re: do you own a Trikke?

it was on the tv. i just thought it was one of those bad "ronco"-esque infomercials.... that and they had the dudes on the trikkes trying to act all "extreme" by taking it into a skate park...
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