Amping Up a Drift Trike – First, what is a drift trike? In the UK there are these three wheeled devices that look absurdly like a child’s three wheeler but for grown ups. These have super stocky rear wheels that are perfect for drifting. If you are a “Fast and the Furious” fan then this is right up your alley.
Colin Furze, a former plumber who is now a filmmaking stuntman uses this low to the ground three wheeled bike to see what exactly a jet propelled system will do.
Blowing Up in the Wind – When you add jet engines to a Big Wheel you have a few options of what could happen. First of all, this added boost could blow the Big Wheel to smithereens along with whomever happens to be sitting in the seat. Secondly, the Big Wheel could become a careening motorized vehicle flying at full speed, literally, a few inches above the air. That is until the fuel burns off and leaves the trike sitting on the sidelines. But for Mr. Furze neither of these things happen. There’s something going on where the engine is sitting sideways, which has quite the interesting effect on the trike…
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