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Sidecars II

Sidecars Part I

Today we the leap from trikes to   Those unusual little that bring to mind a stranger traveling across the with his dog in the … of winter, or the rig is slowly putting down a road with an elderly enjoying the scenery as her driver to keep the bumps to a minimum.   have a decidedly nostalgic to them.

  Besides early they also bring to small towns in Europe the townsfolk move at a slower and the beauty of life is more

A quirky mode of transport to say the the sidecar is also ultimately   It is stable and can be run off road as well as in the it has a wonderful carrying capacity and can be to pick up and deliver items as as a mobile vending unit, it those with certain limitations another option in the open air of a motorcycle, and your buddy can ride in the car and fall without you worrying that he is to fall off the back.

I have purchased my first sidecar rig and it my purposes perfectly.   It gives me a way to my two young daughters for a ride the block, it gives me a nice to stash my things on my way too and from without having to ride overflowing saddlebags, it also me a place to ride and photograph the from a unique perspective.

  my Ol’ Lady rides and she can use it to get groceries and items that she can’t on her two wheeler, pick up the kids a play date, or take a friends for a spin to the local pub for a night out.   So for us, it was a fantastic   Not that it was expensive by any stretch.   We up a 1975 Yamaha XS650 an American Eagle sidecar.

  Nothing fancy, nothing too nothing but a fun workhorse for us to play

For those of you who have never a sidecar rig, and I expect is most of us, it is a very different   Yes, it is a motorcycle, but it steers a car.   Because of the third you cannot drive the rig with the counter steering techniques on a two-wheeled machine.   This is not difficult to get over, and it has not given me any thus far.

  The thing is a little hard to get used to is the that during right turns the sidecar, or “chair” as it is called, will “fly.”   Now sounds fun and all, but if you go into a hand turn at any significant at all, the “flying of the chair” can a little squinting action.   I am on mastering the technique now and understand it can be an exciting and fun thing to do when you are for it.   The thing that is hardest to is that when the car goes up in the you are suddenly on a two-wheeled motorcycle and need to counter steer to yourself going where you to go!

Alas, I am still a newbie it comes to these things, so I am not the best purveyor of advice.   So, I direct you to the authority.   I just up a copy of “Driving a Sidecar a manual on learning to drive a combination” by David Hough and by the USCA Sidecar Safety Inc.

  These folks put together this manual to be as a guide for a sidecar safety   Because I cannot find a in my area, I am simply walking through the exercises whenever I a chance to get to an empty parking

I did spend some time at sidecars before actually the plunge.   There are a few companies make fantastic products out and I would like to share with you.   The first is the best-known sidecar manufacturer out Ural.   In 1939 the USSR Ministry decided to reverse the BMW R71 motorcycle so that it could them in preparation for World War II.

  In 1941 the first test rolled out of the plant and were by Stalin. The “new” Russian was labeled the M-72 and put into   Export of the Ural began in and hit the shores of developed countries by   Eventually the company was bought the Russian Government and became owned.   This happened in and allowed the company to grow, better quality control, design, and updated technology.

  We are at a whole new Ural here.   offer four major the Retro, Tourist, Patrol, and Up.   Check out their site and I am you will find one you like. .

If you are looking for something a little tailor made, contact Sidecars in Seattle, Washington.   folks put sidecars together to fit exact specifications.   Well, do use their own chassis and dimensions, but you can special items like racks, custom interior, cover, detachable windscreen, wheels, spotlight with or turn signal, sidesteps, and

  You may have seen one of Liberty’s in the movies… every see Wild   Yup, William H. Macy a spin in one of these when he his bike to a member of the Del Fuegos MC.   it all out at .

California sidecars ) makes a pretty cool called the Friendship III.   little number fits two in the car with its bench seat.   It has 9 cubic feet of trunk

  What could make it any   Well, the Friendship III has an integrated brake system on the car, improves handling during as well as stopping time.   a state of the art hack.

Speaking of of the art, Spalding Side Sidecars has some pretty looking chairs.   These are and contemporary.   Gone are the “bullet” of the classic cars and in are the sports car ends; you can even order one an air scoop on the hood.

  These little numbers up wide and the passengers step in than climb in, very and really good looking.   them out at .

Sidecars, trikes, seem to be making a these days.   I can’t say will ever replace the or bagger in popularity, but I certainly you will see more of them on the in the near future.   The utilitarian of the sidecar rig was one of the reasons I was attracted to but they are actually so fun to drive I think I will keep one in the for a while.


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