ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Bikes > Hacks
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-28-2012, 11:31 AM   #1
Dickie OP
Seasoned Sidecarist
 
Dickie's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Northants, England
Oddometer: 46
SBW Sidecar

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










Dickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 11:49 AM   #2
DRONE
Dog Chauffeur
 
DRONE's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2007
Location: Tacoma, WA-ish
Oddometer: 3,292
It really is a perfect match for a serious 12GS. I would hope that it does not end up in the hands of some poseur.
DRONE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 11:51 AM   #3
Dickie OP
Seasoned Sidecarist
 
Dickie's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Northants, England
Oddometer: 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by DRONE View Post
It really is a perfect match for a serious 12GS. I would hope that it does not end up in the hands of some poseur.
Drone, at £11.5K it probably will.
Dickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 01:37 PM   #4
zenduddhist
Gnarly Adventurer
 
zenduddhist's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Ohio
Oddometer: 153
I bet Claude could make one just as nice for less money!!
__________________
1969 Triumph Bonneville T120R
1972 Norton Commando 750
1974 Norton Commando 850
1974 Vespa Rally 200
1975 Norton Commando 850
1980 Vespa P200e
2010 Triumph T-100 w/sidecar
2011 BMW R1200RT
2013 Honda CB1100
2013 Vespa GTV300E
zenduddhist is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 02:40 PM   #5
FR700
Heckler™©®
 
FR700's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2007
Location: Traveler
Oddometer: 5,495
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dickie View Post
Seen this at the NEC show, Birmingham, today and wondered if any one has got one. They are not cheap!


Thanks for sharing. Enfield ( ? ) in the back ground with the chair looks interesting.



Quote:
Originally Posted by DRONE View Post
It really is a perfect match for a serious 12GS. I would hope that it does not end up in the hands of some poseur.

50+ inches of track , hardly any lead , massive front overhang ... it already screams poseur. A well fabricated one but not what I'd want off the beaten track.



.
__________________
I'm diagonally parked in a parallel universe.
FR700 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 02:54 PM   #6
Dickie OP
Seasoned Sidecarist
 
Dickie's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Northants, England
Oddometer: 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by FR700 View Post
Thanks for sharing. Enfield ( ? ) in the back ground with the chair looks interesting.






50+ inches of track , hardly any lead , massive front overhang ... it already screams poseur. A well fabricated one but not what I'd want off the beaten track.



.
Correct, the blue outfit is Watsonians Harry Potter style outfit.
Dickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 04:52 PM   #7
cleatusj
Dirt floor engineer
 
cleatusj's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Granbury, TX
Oddometer: 923
With that full width swinging axle, the seat would need to be raised six to eight inches to have had it over axle for more lead.
__________________
In the stable now. '76 Moto Guzzi Convert Hack
'93 Moto Guzzi Calli 3 with Leaner turned rigid

Hack build: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...rt+floor+build
cleatusj is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 06:12 PM   #8
FR700
Heckler™©®
 
FR700's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2007
Location: Traveler
Oddometer: 5,495
The suspension design adds nothing , like you said , a swing arm anchored inboard running transverse and controlled via adjustable radius arms. Whoop-dee-do , the thing goes up and down.



Claude's efforts would wipe it off the map in comparison for a fraction of the cost.



.
__________________
I'm diagonally parked in a parallel universe.

FR700 screwed with this post 11-28-2012 at 06:23 PM
FR700 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2012, 01:00 AM   #9
oppozit
Banned
 
Joined: Feb 2008
Oddometer: 341
With Harris Engineering, Watsonian-Squire and Mobec all involved in the project, it might pay to wait a bit before knocking the design.

http://www.sidecar-news.de/newscombi...ock/index.html
http://www.sbwmotorrad-bmw.co.uk/Sidecar.html
oppozit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2012, 01:46 AM   #10
FR700
Heckler™©®
 
FR700's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2007
Location: Traveler
Oddometer: 5,495
Quote:
Originally Posted by oppozit View Post
With Harris Engineering, Watsonian-Squire and Mobec all involved in the project, it might pay to wait a bit before knocking the design.


Pops design I was impressed with. Norton's Big 4 , clean, simple , elegant.

The so called big names you mention ... not so much. Another you-an my-grammar , charlie booringman wank in the making. The tech , for those that like that kind of thing , yeah , OK , but I'd think in the technical off road stuff a stock 2WD ural would embarrass it.










.
__________________
I'm diagonally parked in a parallel universe.
FR700 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2012, 05:08 AM   #11
YOUNZ
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Around Pittsburgh
Oddometer: 300
How does one actually get into the seat, and out?
YOUNZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2012, 05:24 AM   #12
MotoJ
Mobtown Hacker
 
MotoJ's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Baltimore
Oddometer: 1,031
That car was posted here in a thread with a link to YouTube videos of the prototype being fabricated, a year or so ago.
Don't know how to search for it. The fabbers were getting hammered pretty good by some inmates, IIRC.
__________________
The ladies used to check me out...now they just keep an eye on me.
MotoJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2012, 07:08 AM   #13
westy
Adventurer
 
Joined: Dec 2006
Location: salisbury plain wettest wiltshire
Oddometer: 25
swb

http://www.sbwmotorrad-bmw.co.uk/Sidecar.html thats the link to there site think i'll stay with my wasp though
westy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2012, 07:26 AM   #14
AceRph
Affluenza Free!
 
AceRph's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2003
Location: Where the stupidest people on earth run things
Oddometer: 24,433
I like it. Looks great. The integrated headlights are kind of cool. The frame looks pretty lightweight. 4130 maybe.

Oh well...doesn't hurt to ask? BRB.
.
.
"Oh Honey!!"
.
.
Well, it ain't gonna happen at Casa Ace.
__________________
Equal to all of you of roads and good luck! - krokodil al-kashi

“We are turning into a nation of whimpering slaves to Fear—fear of war, fear of poverty, fear of random terrorism, fear of getting down-sized or fired because of the plunging economy, fear of getting evicted for bad debts or suddenly getting locked up in a military detention camp on vague charges of being a Terrorist sympathizer.” —”Extreme Behavior in Aspen,” February 3, 2003

"The State sees the spectre looming ahead of terrorism and anarchy, and this increases the risk of its over-reaction and a reduction in our freedom." - Stanley Kubrick
AceRph is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2012, 08:27 AM   #15
NitroMax
Studly Adventurer
 
NitroMax's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2010
Location: Netherlands, Europe
Oddometer: 647
Whoops, posted YuotTube lin but see now it's already in the article above
__________________
1300cc 217Nm/207Hp NOS-injected VMax (1985)
500 cc 1950 BSA chopper (1983)
750 cc CB750 chopper ( 1990)
1200 cc Z1000 dragbike (1976)
300 cc MZ transporthack (1989) winterhack
900 cc BMW R 90/6 hack ( 1976) summerhack
750 cc BMW K 75 RT ( 1993 ) daily driver

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter ( Mark Twain )
NitroMax is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 03:49 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014