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Forum: Hacks 03-06-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Hairyjohn
Question I certainly agree that unsprung weight needs to...

I certainly agree that unsprung weight needs to be kept to a minimum, But as with everything sidecar compromises have to be made. Not being an engineer I worry more about strength, Ie losing a bit of...
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By Hairyjohn
Question The plan

The alloy weighs in at 8.5KG which is the lightest one I could get. I have not weighed the Guzzi wheel yet, With a Tyre I am up about 4KG on the BM wheel plus the adapter which is not yet made.
The...
Forum: Hacks 03-02-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By Hairyjohn
Question Stelvio / SBW chair

Just the beginning
Just started to prepare My 2010 Stelvio for its up and coming SBW chair. First off is the wheels, I have am going for a car wheel conversion, so first off choose the wheels,...
Forum: Hacks 01-29-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,828
Posted By Hairyjohn
Thumb SBW on youtube

SBW have posted another vid on youtube of the outfit on snowy lanes, Looks cool, not sure how to add a link but go to youtube and search "SBW Motorrad Sidecar in the January snow!!" and you will find...
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,828
Posted By Hairyjohn
[QUOTE=Sidecarjohn;20408066][B]Hello, Have you...

[QUOTE=Sidecarjohn;20408066][B]Hello,
Have you adapted the Guzzi in any way for sidecar use ?

Started drawing up some forks
Any comments on wheel size,
The dilemma is to stick with the 19" rim...
Forum: Hacks 01-19-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,126
Posted By Hairyjohn
[QUOTE=toastmuncher;19110173]Bill, that looks...

[QUOTE=toastmuncher;19110173]Bill, that looks great. :clap

heres a question ref brakes. I am split between running a seperate master cylinder for the sidecar brake or to piggy back it from the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 47,173
Posted By Hairyjohn
You are in trouble now

Lovely Guzzi and welcome
I am sure it will find it's place under your skin. Bought mine 23 years ago as a scrap bike bought in from the states. 6 month rebuild and she's been with me ever since. You...
Forum: Hacks 01-07-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,828
Posted By Hairyjohn
Wink Hi Drone The tank sounds interesting Do you...

Hi Drone
The tank sounds interesting Do you know if you need to change the bodywork as well as the tank, that would make it to dear
I will look into this
Cheers
HJ
Forum: Hacks 01-06-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,828
Posted By Hairyjohn
Drone Don't worry once we get going I will be a...

Drone
Don't worry once we get going I will be a posting. There are a few to build before mine. be nice to hear from other customers.

Quick note on cost
Its weird that folks who change there...
Forum: Hacks 01-06-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,828
Posted By Hairyjohn
No mods yet as the chair is some months away. I...

No mods yet as the chair is some months away. I am minded to look at making up some leading links or some kind of Hybrid front using the standard legs and a swing arm !? Also to fit a 17 inch front...
Forum: Hacks 01-06-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,828
Posted By Hairyjohn
On Order

First post
Just ordered a SBW after meeting the designer at the show, Mine though is being altered to match a Guzzi Stelvio , so less lights and GS stuff.
I sidecare'd for about 17 years all over...
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