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  Topic: "A" arm C.H.S.
kiltedfireman

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PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Sun May 17, 2009 8:05 pm   Subject: TCHS with ball joint above wheel
I was just perusing the Motorcyclist article on James Parker's latest iteration of his RADD front end for motorcycyles. As I was looking at the photos of the different variations he has made over the ...
  Topic: "A" arm C.H.S.
kiltedfireman

Replies: 34
Views: 26295

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Thu May 14, 2009 3:57 am   Subject: blackbird
Cudgel,

Nice! I saw the pics, wish I were closer to FLA to see the progress and the tests!

To be honest, the steering linkage gives me a bit of a chill. Is there any appreciable slop in it? I lo ...
  Topic: "A" arm C.H.S.
kiltedfireman

Replies: 34
Views: 26295

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed May 13, 2009 2:19 am   Subject: camber change
Good point, camber change isn't necessarily a bad thing for us.

I'm reading two books; Tony Foale's book on bike suspension, and Herb Adams' book on chassis design for cars.

The tough part is th ...
  Topic: "A" arm C.H.S.
kiltedfireman

Replies: 34
Views: 26295

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Mon May 11, 2009 10:04 pm   Subject: A-Arms, caster and camber
Claude, Bill, and all,

Thanks for the link to Foale's article, that is exactly what I was talking about. Claude, you and I are on exactly the same page with this.

I'm not sure myself if caster ...
  Topic: "A" arm C.H.S.
kiltedfireman

Replies: 34
Views: 26295

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed May 06, 2009 11:52 am   Subject: no problem
Hi Bill,

Nothing offensive said, so no offense taken!

Well, this won't be started too soon. I'm hoping my divorce is finished in the near future, and I have to give the ex 50% of my pay for the ...
  Topic: "A" arm C.H.S.
kiltedfireman

Replies: 34
Views: 26295

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Wed May 06, 2009 4:06 am   Subject: resurrecting a dead thread
Sorry to resurrect a dead thread, but I have a couple questions about TCHS in general and A-Arm in particular.

I can't see the pic of the corvette spindle anymore, but I think I remember it having ...
  Topic: New member in N. Illinois USA
kiltedfireman

Replies: 6
Views: 4795

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Tue May 27, 2008 10:17 pm   Subject: thanks
Yeah, I saw the Bandito for sale. Exactly what I want, too bad I'm going through a divorce right now. I'm just trying to keep the EML for the time being, can't buy anything till the lawyers have had t ...
  Topic: New member in N. Illinois USA
kiltedfireman

Replies: 6
Views: 4795

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 5:39 pm   Subject: thanks
Thanks for the welcome, Keith!

Yeah, a bit of Scottish blood, but not enough to claim the full reason for the kilt. I just tried it at a rennaisance faire (kind of an outdoor party where everyone p ...
  Topic: New member in N. Illinois USA
kiltedfireman

Replies: 6
Views: 4795

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 1:54 pm   Subject: New member in N. Illinois USA
Hello all,

I'm a long time sidecarist with a longing for a more high performance rig!

I'm currently driving an old '81 BMW R100RT with an EML GT Tour kit. While it has a leading link and car tir ...
 
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