Tuesday afternoon the WHPSC gathers all the bikes and riders together so that they can hold an open house for the community, particularly grade 3 school kids that come every year.
Before the kids arrive, all the teams prepare their bikes for display.
Liverpool. Arion2 has reduced frontal area compared to Arion1, it has been switched to front wheel drive, and it is about 20% lighter.
Lunch is served.
Andrew Sourk’s trike went through tech today and will run tomorrow.
Danny working on his images.
Yes, Barclay can still fit into that hatch in the belly of Take2.
Tetiva looks a little worse for wear after crashing before the bridge last night. Fortunately Alexei was OK.
Dave admiring the world’s fastest trike.
We all miss you Thomas.
Two Lem’s are better than one. (We miss you too, Tom)
Two proud trikers.
Dave sitting on his impressively large toolbox.
Team IK from Mexico.
Checking out Velox 6.
The bulge in the wheel fairing for the brake caliper.
One of the hazards of looking at the Japanese bike was that you might get swamped by a camera crew.
An example of the beautiful workmanship inside the bike.
Here come the kids.
Sherry and some of her fans.
Todd talking to some high school students from the Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology (AACT) in Reno. They are considering building a trike for next year. I’m sure if they can build a Moon Rover, they can build a trike.
Checking out the video system on PulsaR.
The Plymouth handcycle team was letting kids ride their trike.
We wrapped things up with a group photo with some officials from the Nevada Office of Tourism, who have taken an interest in our event, partially due to the tireless efforts of Paula Tomera.
Always a fun event for the racers and the community.