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  Topic: ARMEC - centerhub?
TimKillmeyer

Replies: 4
Views: 2598

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2005 12:29 pm   Subject: ARMEC - centerhub?
The only differences I see is that on some of the other steering assemblies, the steering brackets turn the wheel from the side, whereas the ARMEC unit steers from above. I wonder if the side-steering ...
  Topic: ARMEC - centerhub?
TimKillmeyer

Replies: 4
Views: 2598

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2005 1:57 am   Subject: ARMEC - centerhub?
There was some discussion at Maggie Valley on just what kind of steering my ARMEC Tremola II rig was using. Most thought that it was not true centerhub steering. But it was hard to see anything becaus ...
  Topic: Tires
TimKillmeyer

Replies: 38
Views: 15188

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:41 pm   Subject: Tires
Tim,
Were you saying you did get 12,000 miles out of the first tire? What brand and size was it?

It was one of those Michelin ENERGY tires that are no longer made in my size (185-55-15), AFAIK. O ...
  Topic: Tires
TimKillmeyer

Replies: 38
Views: 15188

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2005 3:37 am   Subject: Tires
Geez, I missed that whole conversation. grong?

You're probably right, Jay, but...3000 miles? I would have to put four of them on every year.

It was easy enough to get the wheel off and they only ...
  Topic: Tires
TimKillmeyer

Replies: 38
Views: 15188

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2005 3:08 pm   Subject: Tires
Well, I didn't have time to get the K12RS/ARMEC rig its state inspection before I went to the RonDeeVoo so I took it last week. (Inspection was up in July) Since I just had the 12,000 mile service don ...
  Topic: Anti Lock Brakes
TimKillmeyer

Replies: 6
Views: 2469

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 9:39 pm   Subject: Anti Lock Brakes
No, no... on the solo bike I trail brake with the rear, but for some reason I've tended to touch the front brake on the sidecar rig in similar situations. I was pondering if it would be proper techniq ...
  Topic: Anti Lock Brakes
TimKillmeyer

Replies: 6
Views: 2469

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 2:46 am   Subject: Anti Lock Brakes
ARMEC keeps the BMW ABS active in their conversion.

According to the manual I sent for after giving them the serial number of the sidecar, our rig has "option II":

Handbrake: Front wheel and si ...
  Topic: Brakes
TimKillmeyer

Replies: 26
Views: 9731

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 19, 2005 3:32 pm   Subject: Brakes
To Tim,

Is the scoop on the front wheel for cooling the brakes?

Yeah, Bill. There is a scoop in the front and an opening (with a little deflector) that can only be seen on close inspection right ...
 
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