A rig that is six foot eight inches wide?

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by madeouttaglass, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. madeouttaglass

    madeouttaglass The AntiHarley

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  2. GypsyWriter

    GypsyWriter Sarah

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    Hey, I like pink, thank-you-very-much!! :thumb

    I'd drive that, but I already have a car. :lol3
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  3. tallnbig68

    tallnbig68 Adventurer

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    Actually its width is the same as my height. <g><g>

    However for those of you young enough can you recall a 1960 Buick with those
    huge fins? There wider than the 108" allowed for vehicles, then. I believe one or
    two of the southern US states advised said cars would have to mount clearance lights on the edges of the fins as the vehicle exceeded the standard approved road width of motor vehicles at the time.

    Mind the pink colour might be oK for somebody promoting breast cancer research; then again
    is this a transmogrification of a Goldwing and Hannigan or EZS sidecar?</g>
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  4. davet2

    davet2 Been here awhile

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    six feet eight does sound wide, but my Harley rig is six feet four, you must be too used to that little Ural :D
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  5. Bobmws

    Bobmws Curmudgeon At Large

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    That is a Hannigan "Sidebike". They Grafted the hack body onto their Trike body kit. I asked about them when I had my hack installed last January. They probably won't make any more as that was one of the molds they lost in the fire a few years ago.
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  6. dholaday

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    I can't find the 'Mary Kay" decal.
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  7. JustKip

    JustKip Long timer

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    That's about an inch wider than a new F150 :deal
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  8. DRONE

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    Can somebody send me the Duplicolor paint code for that? WUMPA needs a fecelift! :rofl
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  9. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    Never seen so many pink bits in one place.
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  10. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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    Actually it was called a Hannigan TriCar. Cross between a trike and a sidecar outfit. If you all take a close look you will see the rear wheel of the bike is offset to the left. Quite a few of these were built with many being sent to Japan. The concept was a good one but never really caught on here in the states. Don't recall the pricing but it was up there due to obvious reasons. Yep. it is wide but it is certainly a very stable machine.
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  11. byron555

    byron555 Lame Duck Adventurer

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    At what point does a cage make more sense?
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  12. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    About a millisecond before you bid on this thing.

    I admire the engineering and thought, but the end product is just weird.

    Sent from the voices in my head and transcribed by their drinking buddy.
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  13. DirtyDR

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    Bidding is over with 1 bid, $21,876.88. It is pink:

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  14. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    A couple thousand dollars back made more sense, I have an agreement with several friends I'm to be euthanized if found driving a Wing trike faster if I'm pulling a trailer with it.DB
    Don't get me started on the fish on the back.DB

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  15. madeouttaglass

    madeouttaglass The AntiHarley

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    That money buys a nice used C5 Vette convertible. Still out in the wind but faster, better handling, better gas mileage, has a top for everyone when it rains, can fit into a standard parking space, is serviceable by any dealer,........
    To each his own I guess. I shouldn't throw stones. My good friend's first email to me when I told him I bought a Ural was him asking if I'd hit my head on something very hard.:lol3
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  16. dholaday

    dholaday Been here awhile

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    Just for grins, I measured my DMC M72D + GS + Micatech-equiped rig: 6' 2". An M72DX would be 6' 6"

    Puts the 6'8" measurement into perspective - an extra 2" to 6" not such a big deal on a rig.

    Different kettle if we were talking about hip measurements. /:evil
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  17. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    I really don't think the width is that big of a deal. I think the amorphous blob that is half trike and half hack is the problem here.

    Sent from the voices in my head and transcribed by their drinking buddy.
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  18. DirtyDR

    DirtyDR Dana

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    For a little more you could buy this, probably not much thinner but a whole lot more fun:

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    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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  20. madeouttaglass

    madeouttaglass The AntiHarley

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    Not to mention you couldn't fly the chair.

    DR- That Beemer is beeeuteeful!
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