Disability aids, equipment and technology
If this is your first visit, check out the community guide. You will have to Join us or Sign in before you can post.

Information about electric trikes

AitchAitch Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi, I'm looking for information about electric trikes and was wondering if anybody had any advice before I buy. Any information would be gratefully received, thanks, Harry.


  • miss_hollymaymiss_hollymay Member Posts: 8 Courageous
    Hi apologies I might be getting confused. What kind of trike are you thinking of? 
  • Jean_OTJean_OT Member Posts: 528 Pioneering
    Hi @Aitch

    welcome to the community.

    By electric trike I'm assuming that you mean a three wheeled bicycle with electric motor assist as opposed to a three wheeled mobility scooter. The sort of thing that is sold by https://jorviktricycles.com/ as well as many other retailers. 
    What do you need to know about electric trikes?

    Best Wishes

    Jean Merrilees BSc MRCOT

    You can read more of my posts at: https://community.scope.org.uk/categories/ask-an-occupational-therapist

  • wilkowilko Member Posts: 2,358 Disability Gamechanger
    @Aitch, first thing how much do you want to spend or are you claiming enhanced mobility on PIP? What ever you are to go to a mobility shop Center for a viewing and try. Or maybe a home visit can be arranged. There are some very good second hand scooters about sold by dealers and privately.  Ask yourself what do I want to and where will I use it, will I use just on pavements or semi off road. Does it need to be portable go in car boot., storage , charging point in garage or in the garden ect. 
Sign in or join us to comment.