Trikkes for fitness and commuting are body powered. They are propelled by your body movements; by leaning and turning the front wheel. They are great for family fun and fitness. They give a full body workout that really concentrates on the core muscles. Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter ride T8s for exercise in their 80s. Many people use them for commuting. They are also called HPVs or Human Powered Vehicles and are friendly to the environment. An entire sport of Trikke racing has grown around the adult models with the T12 being the choice of the serious athlete. We at Trikke Virginia use the T8 and T78 Deluxe models for commuting on the Virginia Railway Express.
There are many factors that go into choosing the best carving vehicle for your needs. Use this size chart tto assist in the selection of your vehicle. While this is a good starting point, we recommend actual hands on time with the various models to see which one best fits your body type and riding style. Call to schedule a time to test ride the various models and experience which size works best for you.