Can anyone shed any light on this ( abomination?) ??

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Funny how a bike built 40 odd years ago still causes a stir
It certainly got some attention at the Kent custom show
It had loads of people scratching their heads
Great days
 

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The guy was called Mick Fish and he rode the bike from Wigan to the Kent custom show. We passed him on the motorway on the way. I can remember seeing the bike on TV winning some award. Mick had a custom bike building business in Wigan and I believe he was killed in a car crash in the early 90s.

Well, if this information is correct, and the builder was in the custom bike building business, we have to give the guy credit. He got attention!

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As abominations go, how about this?
 

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That brought back memories ,remember seeing it at the Kent custom show saw it being ridden seem to handle ok but you had to look twice and ask yourself why ? Wonder where it is now
 

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Just a thought as a trike you wouldn’t need to wear a crash helmet here in the UK, still not for me
 

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I move we lobby the admin to send this thread and all it's pics to the deepest, darkest hole on the internet (or at least to PhotoBucket so the pics lost forever) ;-)
 
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I remember this bike at the time. I didn't know the builder, so seeing his name, and being just down the road from me has brought back the memories.
A Preston guy (used to drink in the Dog & Partridge like the rest of us) built a sort-of competitor bike with outrageously extended forks and got killed when the forks failed on him.
 

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For the (very) few that might be wondering "What the bloody hell are they going on about... "
 

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Friends don't let friends do meth and build bikes.
Yep I agree but who are you referring too? People in general?
Sadly Mick fish was killed when he was in his car waiting behind a broken down vehicle when the police waved him past there was another car coming the other way
He died in the head on collision
 
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