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Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,635
Posted By Concho
Another SOCAL Burgman 650 rider here. Not many of...

Another SOCAL Burgman 650 rider here. Not many of us on the road here as I
seldom see one.

http://home.earthlink.net/~burger650/images/Rhyolite-Nevada.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 09-23-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 24,056
Posted By Concho
I recently went "Darkside" to a BridgeStone...

I recently went "Darkside" to a BridgeStone Potenza 165/65R14, OA Dia. 22.5", sec.
width 6.5", , tread Width 5.0", Weight 13.-LBS tread depth 9/32", since it was highly
regarded in the Burgman...
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 29,203
Posted By Concho
Honda VTX1300 & Velorex 563 Tour Sidecar ...

Honda VTX1300 & Velorex 563 Tour Sidecar

http://home.earthlink.net/%7Epix-album/images/100_4708.jpg
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Concho
See: http://sidestrider.com/steering.htm

See: http://sidestrider.com/steering.htm
Forum: Hacks 08-11-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By Concho
PC 800 with a Hannigan

This fellow is Mr. PC 800
His website: http://www.directcon.net/lcshepp/lelandspc800page.html

http://www.directcon.net/lcshepp/dscn1926008008.jpg
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,310
Posted By Concho
I've got one set up on a Honda VTX1300s. I'm...

I've got one set up on a Honda VTX1300s. I'm pleased with the rig and it
tracks just fine. I don't carry a passenger, however have added 80 lbs of
ballast to the frame. It is a light sidecar and...
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,203
Posted By Concho
This has got to be one of the best replies I've...

This has got to be one of the best replies I've read on this site, bar none.:trp
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,779
Posted By Concho
While I'm a relatively new sidecar owner, I rely...

While I'm a relatively new sidecar owner, I rely heavily on Hal Kendall's
sidecar manual. Kendall is widely respected as an authority on the subject
and he states, "The sidecar should weigh between...
Forum: Hacks 02-16-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,883
Posted By Concho
I picked up this on from the local Craigslist...

I picked up this on from the local Craigslist Auto Parts listing for $10.00.
I had to saw off the top attachment notched for a bumper, leaving a "V"
notch as yours above which fits under the tube...
Forum: Hacks 02-04-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By Concho
Crash Bar for top mount

While I would also say it wouldn't be a good idea without seeing the crashbar mounting method, I personally have used mine as I feel it is adequate in strength to do the job. It has served me for...
Forum: Hacks 01-28-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By Concho
Have a look here:...

Have a look here: http://velorexusa.com/Instruction_pdf/suspension_ins.pdf

I would email them and see what they come up with.
Forum: Hacks 01-23-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By Concho
Definitely read:...

Definitely read: http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/led/led.htm

You might look here for what you want:

http://www.customdynamics.com/motorcycle_lights.htm

Or: http://www.radiantz.com/
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,849
Posted By Concho
Velorex Ballast Modification

As you know the Velorex is quite light in weight. While the chair was off mine
being painted, here is what I had done to add some ballast. I'm quite pleased
with the additional weight as I don't...
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,849
Posted By Concho
2007 Model 563 Tour & Honda VTX1300 Tug

http://home.earthlink.net/%7Esidehackin/velorex-vtx.jpg
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,891
Posted By Concho
At those prices, I'd rather add a few bucks for a...

At those prices, I'd rather add a few bucks for a Hannigan.

IMHO
Forum: Hacks 08-22-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,735
Posted By Concho
Don't weld on your frame for any reason !!!! ...

Don't weld on your frame for any reason !!!!

If you doubt it's not strong enough, have a knowledgeable sidehack installer
fabricate a subframe and attach with bolts and clamps to multiple points...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 165,316
Posted By Concho
Pretty much what he said....:D I bought mine off...

Pretty much what he said....:D I bought mine off eBay, a 97 with 5K miles.
I rode it for 3 years with just tires, oil and fluid changes which I did myself.
I sold it for more than I paid for it and...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,974
Posted By Concho
Trailer for sale now on Sandy Eggo Craigslist

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/mcy/629305223.html

1985 CAMP POPUP motorcycle camping trailer that can towed by a motorcyle, thats what it was originally made for, has regular trailer title and...
Forum: Hacks 03-05-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Concho
I'll take a good look at inserting a strenghening...

I'll take a good look at inserting a strenghening member inside the piece.
The "J" bar inside the frame on Gail's failure saved it from collapsing.


The suggestion to return the Velorex and buy...
Forum: Hacks 03-05-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Concho
Thanks for the pictures, I'll be sure to keep an...

Thanks for the pictures, I'll be sure to keep an eye out for problems such as
you describe. I don't intend to stress the rig with vigorous useage as at my
age (71) I've had enough racing through...
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Concho
Question In Lonnie's photo album, there is a photo of a...

In Lonnie's photo album, there is a photo of a VTX1800 fitted with
a Velorex and I also know of another lady who has vtx1300 and a
Velorex. Idealy, I would like to have another tug, however the VTX...
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Concho
Motorvation is the only supplier I found with...

Motorvation is the only supplier I found with illustrations of mounting
components and who offer them for sale to buyers, even though you
didn't buy their sidecars.

I attempted to buy a complete...
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Concho
Their web pages say to email for information...

Their web pages say to email for information regarding mounting parts,
however they still have failed to respond to my email. I'm profoundly
deaf and don't do telephone.

The tug is a VTX1300...
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Concho
WANTED: Lower Front Mount

Does anyone have one of these, or something similar,
laying around that they would be willing to part with?
I would prefer black or painted as opposed to chrome.

The lower front mount in the...
Forum: Hacks 02-29-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,467
Posted By Concho
You can start by comparing your stock tire size...

You can start by comparing your stock tire size to the size of a comparable
car tire. See: http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

You may be able to increase the width if the frame will allow...
Forum: Road warriors 02-29-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,272
Posted By Concho
And here's my old one.

http://toban.smugmug.com/photos/18417910_KnMx3-M.jpg


This was mine, I pulled the Bushtec with a Goldwing prior to the Venture.
Ran it for about 5 years and sold it for almost as much as I paid...
Forum: Hacks 02-19-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,031
Posted By Concho
1982 neval 750 with sidecar $2500

Found on the OCCA Craigslist this date



Photos: http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/mcy/578803217.html

NEVAL WITH SIDE CAR - $2500

<hr> Reply to: sale-578803217@craigslist.org
Date:...
Forum: Hacks 02-15-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,467
Posted By Concho
Darkside - 165/80R15

It is a spoked and chromed steel rim with a tube installed. It was
Professionally mounted by the "Wheelworks" in Garden Grove, CA. who, as
the name indicates, is in the motorcycle wheel business...
Forum: Hacks 02-06-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,467
Posted By Concho
Darkside

Since needing a new rear tire, I made the jump to a Car Tire
aka The Darkside. I replaced a 170/80-15 motorcycle tire with
a 165/80R15 "T" rated car tire. So far I have not noticed any
difference...
Forum: Beasts 01-01-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,912
Posted By Concho
http://home.earthlink.net/%7Econcho-vtx1300/images...

http://home.earthlink.net/%7Econcho-vtx1300/images/concho-vtx.jpg
Forum: Hacks 12-30-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,060
Posted By Concho
Talking The bike is a Honda VTX1300s and so far it hauls...

The bike is a Honda VTX1300s and so far it hauls the sidecar
just fine. It's a little light according to the experts, however
I have 100# lead diving weights under the seat. I've had it
up to 80...
Forum: Hacks 12-29-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,865
Posted By Concho
Honda VTX1300s with a 2007 Velorex 563 side. ...

Honda VTX1300s with a 2007 Velorex 563 side.

http://home.earthlink.net/%7Econcho-vtx1300/images/velorex.jpg

http://home.earthlink.net/%7Econcho-vtx1300/images/velorex2.jpg
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-29-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,188
Posted By Concho
I can sympathize with you as I shattered my right...

I can sympathize with you as I shattered my right leg in August 2006 and it
still hasn't healed. I've got 2 plates and 30 screws holding it together at
this time. I've had 2 surgeries on it and am...
Forum: Hacks 12-29-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,060
Posted By Concho
Today's noob

Just signed on today. New to sidecars as well. Legs old and tired
and the urge to keep riding is strong.

My ride:

http://home.earthlink.net/%7Econcho-vtx1300/images/velorex.jpg
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