Cheddar Gorge trike riders condemned as 'dangerous and selfish' online

Police have condemned the 'incredibly dangerous and selfish' trike riders after footage emerged showing them free-wheeling down Cheddar Gorge.

The video shows the tricylces narrowly missing oncoming traffic as they descend the steep gorge on the wrong side of the road.

It's been viewed more than 1 million times after a group known as Drift Triking UK posted it online.

The term 'drift triking' refers to the bikes which have slick rear wheels.

Inspector Andy Pritchard, from Cheddar Police Station, said: