Purpose: To fight crime (and show up the Q-Bikes)
Base of Operations: Penzance, Cornwall, U.K.
First Appearance: Beano #1282-1284 (strip: The Q-Bikes, February 1967)
History: The Z-Bikes are four young boys from Penzance, Cornwall, who formed a bike team in homage to the similar group, the Q-Bikes. They made their first appearance as mischief makers harassing the Q-Bikes, but soon proved their good intentions by rescuing some young children who had been trapped on rocks when the tide came in.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
the Z-Riders, a version of the Q-Bikes killed in 2000 A.D.'s Zenith
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