Sidecar - but not as we know it Jim

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Sidecar - but not as we know it Jim

Postby beachcomber550 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:16 pm

I've been toying with the idea of putting another outfit on the road for some time now. Maybe something attached to my Kay Fighter ?

Then I came across this thing of wonderment [ I am talking about the outfit BTW ] a few weeks ago, and thought a chair like that [ Modified Stoye 2 ] would be a perfect companion for my Boardtracker project ................................... :-k :-k

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Re: Sidecar - but not as we know it Jim

Postby Lolo » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:40 pm

Beautiful bike and sidecar :grin:

not sure it needs the extra adornment [-X nor do I approve of her safety attire :lol:
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Re: Sidecar - but not as we know it Jim

Postby george baker » Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:07 am

Hi
Not my interest but I can see why some would like it & it is clean and shiny.

I like basic but in an odd way that is a bit minimilist, I prefer something more comfortable. That looks like it could be hard work on your back.



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Re: Sidecar - but not as we know it Jim

Postby beachcomber550 » Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:06 pm

Hi
Not my interest but I can see why some would like it & it is clean and shiny.

I like basic but in an odd way that is a bit minimilist, I prefer something more comfortable. That looks like it could be hard work on your back.



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That's my dilema - keep the Boardtracker [ minimilist extremis ] as a solo and attach something "sensible" to the Fighter.

You know my thoughts on approaching arthritic mayhem and the need for 3 wheels !!!

That said the Scorpio 3 wheeler still progresses - albeit at a very slow rate.

Lolo - it was the only pic I had - honest. :-"
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Re: Sidecar - but not as we know it Jim

Postby beachcomber550 » Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:12 pm

This is pretty much along the lines of what I have in mind - but with less severe drop to the bars - more a semi pull back position. Frame will be rigid, but the seat will be coil over shock sprung. Telescopic forks and probably discs for self preservation.
This one is even in similar colourways to what I intend to use.

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Postby george baker » Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:22 pm

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I you like BIG and Butch ask Sofa to post pictures of the one he bought, I love it myself

I fancy something Like a cossack chair on a K1100, with Knobbles on and a two tone pipe, std noise up to 4K or so revs, so it could be ridden sensibly in town then LOUD-ish

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Re: Sidecar - but not as we know it Jim

Postby Nabsim » Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:54 pm

Have you seen the sidecar they list now on F2 in the universal sidecar section Beachcomber? Not that unlike the one in your pic and fairly reasonable considering what they are asking for new ones now

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Re: Sidecar - but not as we know it Jim

Postby beachcomber550 » Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:54 pm

Have you seen the sidecar they list now on F2 in the universal sidecar section Beachcomber? Not that unlike the one in your pic and fairly reasonable considering what they are asking for new ones now
Thanx for the headsup - I'll check that out.

When I was out in Saxony this Summer I came across a Czech [ text ] sidecar book on the history of Czech and Polish chairs. I decided I WOULD buy it even though I only know less than 10 words of Czech ! Went back to the shop - and yes it had been sold ! Just came across a NEW copy courtesy of E-Bay - that's one of my Christmas Prezzies sorted. =D>

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