15/08/2013 | by sam
If someone told you they were gonna bomb it down a 26km alpine road, complete with: 1) sheer drops (to certain death) to avoid 2) 1500m of total vertical and 3) 29 hairpins that are tighter than Katie Price’s jeggings – all on custom built drift trikes, you’d probably think they were crazy.
Well, turns out that triple-corking British Olympic hopeful Billy Morgan and Hemel park shaper and brains behind JR Drift Trikes Joe Rackley are exactly that.
This epic two-man decent went down at this year’s UK Snowboard Test (Spring Break) out in Kaunertal, Austria back in May and we were lucky enough to witness the action first hand:
Suffice it to say that the trikes, which were designed and manufactured by Joe himself, look a whole bunch of fun to ride – although we’d definitely wanna try them on a slightly mellower road before stepping up to this particular windy-ass beast. Bladdy nutters the pair of ‘em!
Our Art Director Tim apparently had one of these as a kid – has to say something about his age dunnit? “8, 9, 10 years old – old enough for GREEN MACHINE”… ;)