The Tribred Personal Mode Of Transport


It has been over eleven years since the Segway was first introduced and yet it is a very rare occasion that you actually see one of these self balancing transporters, so maybe it is the time for the Trikke!

This is the Tribred Pon-e 36V lite; it is a three wheeled electrically powered trike that has been on display at the recent CES 2012 in Las Vegas. There are three models, the Tribred Pon-e 36V lite is the starter version offering a top speed of 13 mph, ten mile range and it takes just two and half hours to recharge the battery pack.

Here are the specs and features for the Tribred Pon-e 36V lite;

Foldable lightweight robust frame built with aircraft grade aluminium AL6061

Fully adjustable handlebars

Dual disc brakes with parking lock

Aluminium rims with Abec5 sealed bearings and 10″ front 8.5″ rear Trikke fitness tires

180W brushless free-wheel hub motor (300W peak power)

36V-4.5 Ah Panasonic lithium-ion quick-swap battery

37lbs with battery – 35lbs w/out battery

13mph (21 km/h) max speed – motor only

10 miles (16 km) range

2.5 h recharge time

Suggested Weight Limit: 250 lbs

Suggested Height Range: 5′ to 6’3″

Recommended Ages: 12+

Priced at £841 in the UK and $1300 in the US

Source [Coolest Gadgets]