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A Strange Thing Called A '57 Chevy Trike

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KENNEWICK, Wash. - Thursday we saw something outside our station that made us stop our usual news routine. You could call it a marriage between a motorcycle and an automotive classic.  But either way it's a set of wheels not often paired together. 

It sounds like a motorcycle, but looks more like something out of Greek mythology. The nose of a bike, but the caboose of a miniature '57 Chevy.

Trike owner Craig Haymaker said when you ride a trike like this, be prepared to ride alone.

"Accept the fact that a lot of other bikers may not want to ride with you because you're getting all the attention," said Haymaker. 

A V8 engine quietly rumbles underneath the seat, there's room for two in the saddle, and a custom look that will set you back about $46,000 dollars.

"People that buy those generally are up in their latter years, got a disposable income to put that kind of money out.  I don't, but I'm doing it anyway," Haymaker said.   

Haymaker said he loves the sound and the power. And although he admits he's a bit of an introvert, he can't resist the recognition.

"This is how I vent. This is how I'm different," he said.