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Forum: Hacks 02-05-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,233
Posted By Dickie
Theres at least one in England. ...

Theres at least one in England.
http://www.sidecars.org.uk/FOSC%20images/events/rally3.jpg
Forum: Hacks 12-08-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,233
Posted By Dickie
Love this pic:clap

Love this pic:clap
Forum: Hack Vendors 12-07-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,709
Posted By Dickie
If you need to know which rim size is needed for...

If you need to know which rim size is needed for a tyre, here's an easy checker for you. http://www.carbibles.com/tyre_bible_pg4.html A 175/55/17 tyre should be mounted on a 5" up to 6.5" rim.
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,356
Posted By Dickie
SBW Motorrad, Stephen, well done for coming on...

SBW Motorrad, Stephen,
well done for coming on and explaining your creation. Like most things sidecar, development costs make the project and any sales high end, due to low retail numbers. I like...
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,356
Posted By Dickie
Hey Bobmws, nice to see another waste water...

Hey Bobmws, nice to see another waste water sidecarist on here. Me too work with the dirty stuff.
Forum: Hacks 11-28-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,356
Posted By Dickie
Correct, the blue outfit is Watsonians Harry...

Correct, the blue outfit is Watsonians Harry Potter style outfit.
Forum: Hacks 11-28-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,356
Posted By Dickie
Drone, at 11.5K it probably will.

Drone, at 11.5K it probably will.
Forum: Hacks 11-28-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,356
Posted By Dickie
SBW Sidecar

Seen this at the NEC show, Birmingham, today and wondered if any one has got one. They are not cheap!


http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8348/8226806367_53b6913cec_c.jpg
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Forum: Hacks 11-10-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,785
Posted By Dickie
Go for it. I had many happy years with a CX and...

Go for it. I had many happy years with a CX and Palma with no troubles at all. Com star rear wheel can be converted to a car rim with a couple of steel polos quite easily. I didn't have a sub frame...
Forum: Hacks 02-10-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,678
Posted By Dickie
To all the ADV lot who's going to the Dragon,...

To all the ADV lot who's going to the Dragon, Enjoy. I cant make it.
Forum: Hacks 02-08-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,233
Posted By Dickie
Nice job there AW. I like it. Easy job to reduce...

Nice job there AW. I like it. Easy job to reduce the trail by the looks of it, thats if it needs it?
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,090
Posted By Dickie
MJZ, it will come and then that grin will get...

MJZ, it will come and then that grin will get bigger and bigger. Bet every time you go out, some one will come and talk to you, a lot more than when you are out on a solo, or in a tin can. Its great...
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,090
Posted By Dickie
MJZ, have you got into driving it around the...

MJZ, have you got into driving it around the twisties ok using the throttle and brakes? Slow in and Excellerate around right handers, fast in and use the brakes around left handers. Its a great...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,062
Posted By Dickie
Thumb Thats one cracking build. Hope to see it on the...

Thats one cracking build. Hope to see it on the road one day.
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 20,137
Posted By Dickie
47. Born 1964 came home from hospital in my dads...

47. Born 1964 came home from hospital in my dads sidecar, went every where in it until I was 18 then got my own outfit. Had one ever since, (6 in total). The wife had her own at 38 (should I have...
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,309
Posted By Dickie
Great piece of sidecar selling. Smashing...

Great piece of sidecar selling. Smashing interview Claude, Cant wait for some pics of the river crossing/sinking!!!!! :clap:lol3
Forum: Hacks 10-24-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 29,172
Posted By Dickie
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6059/6277414695_08f...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6059/6277414695_08f37188f3_z.jpg

Suzuki 800 & Watsonion Monaco

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6100/6277932400_9b7d136e35_z.jpg

Suzuki Intruder & Watsonion...
Forum: Hacks 09-17-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,834
Posted By Dickie
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5051/5524088336_c74...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5051/5524088336_c741cf752e_z.jpg

Im running a 160/60/15 scootter tyre on mine. This is very god but once I have worn it out I may try a 145 smart tyre to compare. I...
Forum: Hacks 08-21-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By Dickie
Thanks for that Clearwater.

Thanks for that Clearwater.
Forum: Hacks 08-20-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By Dickie
Alps and Jura

Just got back from a little trip around the Alps and the Jura.
pics and write up here:-
http://sidecarland.co.uk/Threewheelsbetter.aspx
...
Forum: Hacks 06-26-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,568
Posted By Dickie
Crotchrocket, are we following each other around?...

Crotchrocket, are we following each other around?

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5153/5873974677_1544879485_z.jpg

BIG WING - LITTLE WING!
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,233
Posted By Dickie
Nice pic of the shindig Steve. Really pee'd i...

Nice pic of the shindig Steve. Really pee'd i missed it this year. Any more pics would be great.
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,836
Posted By Dickie
As far as steering dampers go I have never had...

As far as steering dampers go I have never had one until recently. I know when the swinging arm bearings worn on my leading links I got a slight wobble at low speed. After I fitted a steering damper...
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,343
Posted By Dickie
I met Miggins & Tarka but missed Steve &...

I met Miggins & Tarka but missed Steve & Richard/Chairhead.
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,410
Posted By Dickie
Sidecar spring at a similar angle!!!! EZS...

Sidecar spring at a similar angle!!!! EZS Sovereign, RX5, Rally. Squire RX4!!!!!!!!!!! They just have more rear & up movement before changing direction achieved by mounting shock below wheel spindle....
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,233
Posted By Dickie
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5256/5442498329_b71...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5256/5442498329_b71b36c1af_z.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4105/5442497653_3b8c3eac11_z.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4096/5443100048_a5e6084d54_z.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,233
Posted By Dickie
AW, I saw you in the lay-by taking pics of the...

AW, I saw you in the lay-by taking pics of the pod. I presume you had a dirty weekend.
Forum: Hacks 02-02-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,233
Posted By Dickie
Packrat, there are from EZS in Holland....

Packrat, there are from EZS in Holland. http://www.ezs-sidecar.com/en/technics/swingarm-voorvork
Forum: Hacks 01-31-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,233
Posted By Dickie
look closer John, thats your old mate from...

look closer John, thats your old mate from Derbyshire in the boots. As for 2nd hand cars, you know what its like having teenage kids!!!
Forum: Hacks 01-31-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,233
Posted By Dickie
heres my latest outfit, from start to nearly...

heres my latest outfit, from start to nearly finished.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5171/5404860486_dbaffca943_z.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1438/5404242979_43e476ecef_z.jpg
...
Forum: Hacks 10-25-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,487
Posted By Dickie
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4148/5115239494_120...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4148/5115239494_1208ee05ed_z.jpg

A Blue Rocket III with EZS Munroe


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4125/5115284176_f1dcbf3e79_z.jpg

...
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 675
Posted By Dickie
Rear Shock Increase %

I am going to upgrade the rear shocker on my FJR1300 ready for sidecar use & was wondering how much of a % increase I would need. I like my suspension to be soft so was thinking of an increase of 33%...
Forum: Hacks 09-08-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,028
Posted By Dickie
The wife & eldest daughter will deff be there on...

The wife & eldest daughter will deff be there on her prity outfit whilst I will attend if I still have a bike on the road!

Look out for the wifes bike, the Red & Cream one.
...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,437
Posted By Dickie
You may wish to note that Firestone tyres are a...

You may wish to note that Firestone tyres are a lot narrower than other makes for the same size. i.e my 165 fire stone is 11mm narrower than the uniroyal 165 I had previously. This helps me as I can...
Forum: Hacks 08-31-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,893
Posted By Dickie
Ive e-mailed wasp recently & had no reply either!...

Ive e-mailed wasp recently & had no reply either! No idea whats going on there.
Floating calipers are the way to go unless your pivot point is as far back as possible & your outfit is heavy then non...
Forum: Hacks 08-31-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,893
Posted By Dickie
Wasp LL on a GL1500

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_qNNt1SNWrQw/TH1Nh34p41I/AAAAAAAAArk/QDOCoIYCBGg/s512/DSC_0077.JPG

Home made forks on a Suzuki 1100G
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Forum: Hacks 08-19-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,233
Posted By Dickie
Some more English Outfits

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_qNNt1SNWrQw/TG2Yo9Mx9TI/AAAAAAAAAj4/zmCUb8AZfqg/s512/Bob%20Parsons%20Pan-EZS.jpg
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Forum: Hacks 08-19-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,233
Posted By Dickie
4 outfits at the Col des Bagenelles, France

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_qNNt1SNWrQw/TG2LCBXVoVI/AAAAAAAAAhs/_CufqkOd5_0/s512/DSC_0109.JPG
Johns 1800 wing/ Charnwood Royale- My 1500 wing/EZS Soverign, My wifes Suzuki 800 Marauder/Squire RX4- Pauls...
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,458
Posted By Dickie
Steve, did wasp recommend that you put the...

Steve, did wasp recommend that you put the calipers there as normally they would be mounted in front. Is this due to calipers only being able to work in one direction like my 1500 wing?
Forum: Hacks 07-27-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 2,376,233
Posted By Dickie
Halflive, If your camping in the Pyrenees I can...

Halflive, If your camping in the Pyrenees I can recomend the campsite at Montferfier 20K east of Foix. Used it last year, very nice
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