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  Topic: BMW K1200S/sidecar
Powersl@ve

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PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005 3:18 pm   Subject: BMW K1200S/sidecar
Mais Cool

EML is also working on a rig with a K1200S.
When it will be ready I don't know. Here in Europe there are some serious problems with the new generation BMW break systems. (powered ABS)
S ...
  Topic: MPH vs RPM
Powersl@ve

Replies: 7
Views: 2749

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2005 12:41 pm   Subject: MPH vs RPM
My new rig I set up a +6 rear sprocket (the thingy the chain is on Question )
So now I do 10.500 RPM at 200 KMH Cool
  Topic: Trail (Nachlauf)
Powersl@ve

Replies: 4
Views: 2585

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 6:57 pm   Subject: Trail (Nachlauf)
Honda CBR 1100 XX~ EML Speed~ 25mm

And fully adjustable I might ad. Most people never adjust it, I did'nt with my previous rig but with the next one I am going to experiment it.
EML's testdriver ...
  Topic: Ballast
Powersl@ve

Replies: 9
Views: 3715

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2005 9:56 pm   Subject: Ballast
In the beginning when I had no sidecar experience I had 25 kg of lead plates on the bodom of the trunk.

Later I let a handy german build an extra fueltank under the rig, 28 liters.
This worked per ...
  Topic: Tires
Powersl@ve

Replies: 38
Views: 15252

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2005 9:21 pm   Subject: Tires
Maurice,
While we are on the topic of tires, I know that there are different sizes available in the Netherlands than there are here in the state. I wonder if you or anyone else reading this post know ...
  Topic: Center Hub Steering
Powersl@ve

Replies: 39
Views: 15195

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2005 7:42 pm   Subject: Center Hub Steering
We heard you the first time.... Wink Very Happy
  Topic: Tires
Powersl@ve

Replies: 38
Views: 15252

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2005 5:22 pm   Subject: Tires
I use them because they were recommended to me. They are great tires in the rain. they are relatively inexpensive. The compound is hard enough to slide around corner but soft enough to stick to the ro ...
  Topic: Sidecar wheel steering
Powersl@ve

Replies: 12
Views: 4681

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2005 4:08 pm   Subject: Sidecar wheel steering
John (sidecarmaniac) can answer this best I think, he ownes a GTS-Sidebike with a steering sidecar wheel.

I can imagine that it makes steering easier and the tire will wear less...
  Topic: Center Hub Steering
Powersl@ve

Replies: 39
Views: 15195

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2005 4:05 pm   Subject: Center Hub Steering
Another advantage would be that the tire stays flatter on the road, maintaining the same contact patch as the front end turns. On a LL the tire comes up slightly on edge when turned.

Which brings ...
 
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