Actually that Big Red has a short-piped modified exhaust, but all if it had stock like the other ones they all do about 55. We clocked the Big Red with 2-3 cars at different times and with a gps. If you run a 1.5" straight pipe they will do even faster than what weve ever clocked them. My friend has a 185 with a Supertrapp exhaust, 1.5" piping and you can remove the actual muffler so it is just the pipe and that thing had no trouble passing the Big Red with the muffler removed.
I actually use my Big Red for a lot of work, we use it to haul cars around. I bought it over the summer for 100$ and have already put probly close to 1000 miles on it, I ride it everyday. If youve never ridden a trike, find someone whos got one and ride it, they are an absolute blast.
While they remain illegal to manufacture
This is not true, in 1987 all trike manufactures signed a 'consent ban' agreeing to not manufacture trikes anymore. This 'ban' lasts 10 years, and expired in 1997. So any company that wants to can start making these things again, theres just not the market for it. And three wheelers in and of themselves are not dangerous, its the idiots that drive them that makes them dangerous. They are also VERY stable, you just have to use your body weight to compensate for having a lighter front end. I have only tipped once and that was because the wheel fell through a frozen puddle. They are very safe and stable bikes if you ride them properly.Always
wear your helmet, its saved my life before and WILL save yours!!!