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  Topic: Different 3-wheeler
Paul

Replies: 1
Views: 1886

PostForum: Videos / Movies   Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:57 pm   Subject: Different 3-wheeler
None of the practicality of a sidecar, but this is interesting:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBbz6DDKTWA
  Topic: BMW 16" tire research
Paul

Replies: 8
Views: 5055

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:44 pm   Subject: BMW 16" tire research
Here's a thought: have you checked the toe-in on your rig?

Normally the sidecar tyre will last a good long time; yours is wearing very quickly. Excessive toe-in could be one reason why.
  Topic: BMW 16" tire research
Paul

Replies: 8
Views: 5055

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 01, 2015 7:21 pm   Subject: BMW 16" tire research
The Continental you list isn't a great tyre, at least not on a BMW automobile. Sure, they last long; but they slide far too easily and aren't that great in the rain.

Basically the UTQG number is no ...
  Topic: New sidecar manufacturer
Paul

Replies: 1
Views: 2126

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2015 2:57 am   Subject: New sidecar manufacturer
OK, it is definately a very very low performance sidecar.... but still cool:

http://www.horsebrand.co/bikes/side-car-bicycle-surf-work
  Topic: Flat tire? No problem!
Paul

Replies: 0
Views: 2668

PostForum: Videos / Movies   Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 4:28 am   Subject: Flat tire? No problem!
This is from Mulholland Drive, up in the hills above Los Angeles..... VERY twisty road.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Wx-s0PJZ7Q

This guy's youtube channel is worth a watch - lots of examples ...
  Topic: Olympic opening ceremony
Paul

Replies: 1
Views: 2632

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 1:40 pm   Subject: Olympic opening ceremony
http://img.gawkerassets.com/img/19eznwa4msae5jpg/ku-xlarge.jpg

More Red ones....

Ural is the only manufacturer of sidecar vehicles in the world

I'm not sure if Dnepr still exists, but certain ...
  Topic: Want to race Pikes Peak - registration problem
Paul

Replies: 6
Views: 4428

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 8:54 pm   Subject: Want to race Pikes Peak - registration problem
If you're going to go to the SRA course - you'll need to make very certain you meet their technical requirements:

http://sidecarracers.com/pdfs/SRA%20Rules%202013%20Edition.pdf

It's the usual tr ...
  Topic: Stop what you're doing and look at this!!
Paul

Replies: 2
Views: 2842

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:20 pm   Subject: Stop what you're doing and look at this!!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_May%27s_Toy_Stories#The_Motorcycle_Diary

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03njvbz

The 6-episode "Toy Story" series was shown on BBC America but the ...
  Topic: Local news story: handicapped sidecar
Paul

Replies: 1
Views: 3478

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:08 pm   Subject: Local news story: handicapped sidecar
http://www.unionleader.com/article/20130821/NEWHAMPSHIRE09/130829894

Click on the picture for a better view.

Not high-performance, but nice to see a sidecar in the press.
  Topic: HP Sidecars take on Pikes Peak
Paul

Replies: 5
Views: 4751

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:58 pm   Subject: HP Sidecars take on Pikes Peak
http://www.revvolution.com/image/albums-b-4ys-rj-r8-0/pikes-peak-international-hill-climb-2013-thursday-practice-29772.jpg

Race time of 12:15, average speed of 58.7 MPH, third in sidecar class. Onl ...
  Topic: Blizzard
Paul

Replies: 5
Views: 4624

PostForum: Pictures / Photos   Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 2:46 am   Subject: Blizzard
So, who was out riding in the blizzard on Friday? I-93 north of Boston, a few miles south of the New Hampshire line:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-r3aDYxsdwIs/URcIovwUfqI/AAAAAAAAACU/XiiKZh-Cc ...
  Topic: bmw / eml clutch replacement drive shaft ?
Paul

Replies: 8
Views: 7047

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 3:26 pm   Subject: bmw / eml clutch replacement drive shaft ?
If you drilled a hole, it seems you'd get water coming in on a rainy day.

Is the oil from the engine, or from the gearbox? In either case, the oil is a secondary problem - the main problem is that ...
  Topic: EML Wheel replacement
Paul

Replies: 2
Views: 6543

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 3:50 am   Subject: EML Wheel replacement
'78 EML.... are those the 8-spoke wheels, that are used with tube-type tyres? e.g. the 125x15 CitroŽn car tyres/tubes?

In which case, you're not going to find much as a replacement. All modern whee ...
  Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner Options
Paul

Replies: 9
Views: 4593

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 2:36 am   Subject: Thanksgiving Dinner Options
I really hope nobody had turducken....

http://www.naturalpetwarehouse.com/images/Merrick_Turducken_Dog_Food_Cans.jpg

Woof.
  Topic: Guiness World Record bike
Paul

Replies: 2
Views: 3659

PostForum: Pictures / Photos   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 2:38 pm   Subject: Guiness World Record bike
http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/02058/TOILET_2058187i.jpg

Holds the record for "world's fastest toilet". I know some people call a sidecar a 'tub' but this is just silly.

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