minimum investment: $500.00
Innovative three-wheeled electric personal vehicles for consumer and professional markets.
The Trikke is a personal vehicle, featuring an articulated cambering frame and three wheels, which maintain constant contact with the road in a variety of conditions–even on turns or uneven surfaces. Its steering handlebar is connected to the front wheel and two foot platforms, and the rider engages in an active stand-up stance. This configuration results in outstanding stability and great maneuverability. It also allows for body propulsion of the vehicle through conservation of angular momentum (carving turns side-to-side)
The Trikke is not a scooter. It’s not a bicycle. It’s not a car. Trikke defines a new category: Carving Vehicles.
Funding target: $25,000 – $1,000,000 by 8/7/2017
Regulation CF: Loan
Minimum investment: $500
Trikke was founded in 2000 by inventor and designer Gildo Beleski to develop, build, and market vehicles with the goal of improved stability while allowing for an active (standing) riding position, intuitive use, and safe handling. Trikke is building an iconic brand that resonates with passion for speed, performance, and a joyful feeling of freedom.
As the world’s cities become congested and polluted, new business models and technologies are emerging to disrupt traditional urban mobility challenges. Electric cars can’t solve that problem. In fact, we believe they are adding to it. People are using cars for very short trips, which has a negative impact on both the environment and city budgets–all while offering no inherent health benefits. Electric bicycles are often touted as the leading solution, but present shortcomings in design, ergonomics, functionality, and performance. Small, personal vehicles provide a solution. Trikke is a low-cost, portable, emissions-free personal vehicle created to meet and overcome this challenge. It is specifically designed for easy and intuitive use, superior ergonomics, active riding, improved stability, superior performance, and fun for practically any age and lifestyle.