Trike Day



March 4th 2007 Ace Café Trike Day

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Dictionary Definition of “Trike” Noun: trike: - a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals. Synonyms: tricycle, velocipede


I think someone had forgotten the part about huge gas guzzling engines as well, especially the four-litre twin turbo behemoth that was there, it was something else.

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The cold damp day possibly kept the numbers down, but tricyclists are made of sterner stuff and splashed their way round the north circular to the ace café. Outside the machines pinged and steamed away as their engines cooled in the rain, inside the café there was the unmistakable aroma of damp biker, but the mood and atmosphere was fantastic.

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I met up with Yoda, Creature, Pagan flame and Sludge from the Forums, and all was well with the world.

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There were several professional gold wing trikes that leave lots of room for the air brusher’s art.

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Personal favourite was a huge 4.7l wonder, with more seating capacity than a London bus.

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It was a shame about the weather but a great way to spend an hour or so.

and over the road, a Polish wildstar with the most amazing crashbars

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