Since originating in New Zealand in 2009, the sport of trike drifting has slowly but surely spread to hilly regions all around the globe. From the United States to Puerto Rico, adrenaline junkies are mounting customized three-wheeled machines to drift and spin their way along switchbacks and steep downhill descents. Now, Arizona-based Local Motors has developed an electric-powered #drift trike dubbed Verrado, which aims to extend this form of recreation to residents in flatter parts of the globe … or just make it easier to get back to the top of the hill.
The company says the trike can be charged in around three hours, with each charge providing 45 minutes or 12 miles (19.3 km) worth of riding, though this will vary depending on how many are spent traveling sideways, if you catch our drift.
Here’s one for the adult-kids among us who also happen to have an adrenaline addiction…
From the good chaps at www.gizmag.com