The Trip Out

Britain’s best biker bash.

Tripout Bike Show

Okay, we’ll admit that, coming from California, we’ve got no authority to judge if the Trip Out is actually the best car and bike show in the UK but we will testify that it’s one hell of a good time.

We spent a soggy weekend last August at an old air base on the east coast of England with some laid-back, righteous folks who get it. Andy, Anna and the Black Widows Motorcycle Club have been putting this on for a few years now and have really found the recipe for a genuine good time. Lots of laughs and good vibes, no drama, rad machines, great bands and lots of beer and chips!
The Trip Out 2017
Make plans for next year if you can – August 17-19 in Suffolk.

Tripout Bike Show
Pan Clan

There’s an invite-only bike show under the big-top, a show-field with drive-in bikes, hot-rods and vans, and a giant area for camping with all kinds of interesting people and machinery.
Wet Panhead
Wet Panhead

Night Moves
Night Moves
Black Widows Shovelhead
Black Widows Shovelhead
Fil Woods Shovel - Paint by Mauro Hache
Fil Woods’ Shovel – Paint by Mauro Hache
When the sun goes down...
When the sun goes down…


Meyer Dancers
Nobody rocks the Go Go boots like Cherry from the Meyer Dancers.
Get up to get down
Get up to get down.
Making moves.
Making moves.
Des the Drummer
Des the Drummer!
Big Boss Man
Big Boss Man

All the vans too
All the vans too.

AV8 Roadster
Nice AV8 roadster with a deuce grill.
Black Widows Panhead
Love this pan.
Chevy Truck
Chevy trucks too.

Red Bike

Death Grip Purple Murkin
Death Grip Purple Murkin
Pacoima Pan
Pacoima Motorcycles panhead.

Super clean trumpet
Rob Palmer’s super clean triumph bobber.

Wont do what you tell me

Pacoima Knucklehead
Pacoima Motorcycles knucklehead.
Bike Build Off Tent
Bike build off tent.
Take your Vincent camping!
Calvin Rolling Blokes
Calvin from the Rolling Blokes builds some amazing shit.



James Jordan's crusty knucklehead
James Jordan’s crusty knucklehead.
Ben's Panhead
Ben’s Panhead – Attention to Detail award winner.




Sunday morning
Sunday morning.

The Trip Out

Good night
Good morning.

Ironhead Chopper

Luke Maltby Shovel
Luke Maltby’s Shovelhead – Winner of the “bike we’d most like to steal” award.
Dale Hillard's homebuilt trumpet
Dale Hillard’s homebuilt trumpet.
Andy's Shovel
Andy’s Shovel
English skies
English skies.

Pit bike



Bike Show

Mom says no bikes allowed in the living room.
Mom says no bikes allowed in the living room.
Black Widows bikes
Black Widows bikes.
Line 'em up.
Line ’em up.
Classy ironhead chopper
Classy ironhead chopper.

Round headlights are cute


Skate ramp
And a half-pipe!
Creative carb solutions
Creative carb solutions.
Clean Indian
Clean Indian.

Rolls-Royce of Motorcycles
Rolls-Royce of motorcycles.
Words to live by
Words to live by.
Ariel bobber
I’ve got a crush on this Ariel bobber.
Striped at the show
Striped at the show by Nefarious Pinstriping.

AV8 Roadster
AV8 Roadster

Another beautiful shovel
Another beautiful shovel.

Scalloped chevy
Scalloped chevy
Gypo van
Gypo van
Bag of chips
Bag of chips

Celebrity spotting
Celebrity spotting
No shits given
No shits given…

Eye of the tiger
Eye of the tiger.

Mic check
Mic check….


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