ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

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ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby notme2 » 20 Jul 2014, 5:59am


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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby [XAP]Bob » 20 Jul 2014, 8:43am

I would, but MrsBob has a Sondheim weekend booked...
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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby squeaker » 20 Jul 2014, 9:08am

notme2 wrote:Goodwood anyone

http://www.icetrikes.co/community/ice-blog


Please click here to register for the trike race or Brompton Meander. You will need to bring a trike and a cycling helmet to take part. Entry to the festival is free to those racing or 'meandering'.
Helmet, for a Meander?!?
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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby [XAP]Bob » 20 Jul 2014, 9:24am

squeaker wrote:
notme2 wrote:Goodwood anyone

http://www.icetrikes.co/community/ice-blog


Please click here to register for the trike race or Brompton Meander. You will need to bring a trike and a cycling helmet to take part. Entry to the festival is free to those racing or 'meandering'.
Helmet, for a Meander?!?



Trike for a brompton meander?
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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby yakdiver » 20 Jul 2014, 12:53pm

Helmet - you all beat me to it
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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby forlorn hope » 20 Jul 2014, 12:58pm

The helmets probably only for the race,same as a BHPC race as far as I know.
At least you are not required to have two tent poles and a bit of hi viz rag on the end.
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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby Cunobelin » 20 Jul 2014, 9:55pm

Would turning up with a Catrike Expedition or HP Velotechnik Gekko be in poor taste?

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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby notme2 » 21 Jul 2014, 7:55am

Cunobelin wrote:Would turning up with a Catrike Expedition or HP Velotechnik Gekko be in poor taste?



Doesn't say anything about only being an ICE trike. So some embarrassment may ensue but it is a good opportunity to see the arctic trike up close and personal.

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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby [XAP]Bob » 21 Jul 2014, 8:18am

Cunobelin wrote:Would turning up with a Catrike Expedition or HP Velotechnik Gekko be in poor taste?

Not if that's what you have.

Turning up with a.n.other folder for the Brommies might cause some consternation though...
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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby squeaker » 21 Jul 2014, 9:21am

forlorn hope wrote:The helmets probably only for the race,same as a BHPC race as far as I know.

From 'The Rules' which apply to all 3 Brompton events:
5. Dress code For health and safety reasons, it is an absolute condition of participation that a helmet is worn.

Ignoring the questionable benefits of plastic hats, one of the joys of 3 wheels for me is the vastly reduced interest of 'concerned parties' at what I choose, or not, to wear on my head.

Pity really, as it might have made a 'grand trike day out' for me (especially as 'local produce' might include liquid refreshments), living within reasonable cycling distance of Goodwood.
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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby [XAP]Bob » 21 Jul 2014, 9:22am

squeaker wrote:
forlorn hope wrote:The helmets probably only for the race,same as a BHPC race as far as I know.

From 'The Rules' which apply to all 3 Brompton events:
5. Dress code For health and safety reasons, it is an absolute condition of participation that a helmet is worn.

Ignoring the questionable benefits of plastic hats, one of the joys of 3 wheels for me is the vastly reduced interest of 'concerned parties' at what I choose, or not, to wear on my head.

Pity really, as it might have made a 'grand trike day out' for me (especially as 'local produce' might include liquid refreshments), living within reasonable cycling distance of Goodwood.


Excellent - wear the helmet on your elbow.
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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby forlorn hope » 21 Jul 2014, 5:59pm

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[XAP]Bob wrote:
squeaker wrote:
forlorn hope wrote:The helmets probably only for the race,same as a BHPC race as far as I know.

From 'The Rules' which apply to all 3 Brompton events:
5. Dress code For health and safety reasons, it is an absolute condition of participation that a helmet is worn.

Ignoring the questionable benefits of plastic hats, one of the joys of 3 wheels for me is the vastly reduced interest of 'concerned parties' at what I choose, or not, to wear on my head.

Pity really, as it might have made a 'grand trike day out' for me (especially as 'local produce' might include liquid refreshments), living within reasonable cycling distance of Goodwood.


Excellent - wear the helmet on your elbow.


5. Dress code For health and safety reasons, it is an absolute condition of participation that a helmet is worn.
5.2 Brompton Sprint & Meander There is no dress code. :roll:
I can assure you the old boy on the brompton I was chatting with last Sunday who was wearing a cycling cap
And who is attending will not be wearing one.
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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby manybikes » 21 Jul 2014, 6:59pm

Well 5.2 comes as a subsection of 5 - which states helmets are essential. 5.2 merely means you don't have to wear a suit and collared shirt etc.
Even the ICE blog says that you have to "bring a helmet" if you want to ride anything at the event. I don't think playing the semantics game and claiming that it doesn't actually say you have to wear it on your head would wash with the organisers. What a shame.

I'm not into racing my Trice - I'm not fit enough -but it could be interesting to visit. I've often used Goodwood's cafe so it may be worth poodling out there to see if any other recumbentists are there for a chat and coffee and if it looks good enough buy a spectator pass on the day at £12.

I'm not able to commit to anything until the day so might just turn up - it would be good to see others from this forum.

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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby Cunobelin » 21 Jul 2014, 7:19pm

[XAP]Bob wrote:
Cunobelin wrote:Would turning up with a Catrike Expedition or HP Velotechnik Gekko be in poor taste?

Not if that's what you have.

Turning up with a.n.other folder for the Brommies might cause some consternation though...



So the Gekko could upset BOTH organisers then?

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Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Postby Cunobelin » 21 Jul 2014, 7:21pm

As for helmets, would it be pedantic to point out that under present law, motor trikes are exempt?

Why not ask for an exemption on these grounds?