Bicycles mounted on motorcycle picture thread

Discussion in 'Photos' started by Cavernous, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. KingKong_500

    KingKong_500 big size ding dong

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    This thread gives me ideas. Here's my setup. I dismantle my mountain bike into the bike bag and tie it down to the back of my Enfield. I get to take extra tools too this way. Its mounted on something called the Ladhaki Pannier - a heavy metal pannier that is quite famous among 'buleteers' going to the high altitude Ladakh area of India and other long trips. Quiet stable back there.

    Here's a pic from the interwebs of a Ladakhi Pannier. Mine is a longer one.

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    Here's a pic from a 3000 km journey I did last year from the north to the south of India with my mountain bike.

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    Here's a video from a 700 km round trip to the Himalayas, just to give you an idea of how it rides. Kindly excuse the loud bollywood music and in your face close up of my face. :1drink



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  2. Twilight Error

    Twilight Error Going nowhere slowly

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    VERY interesting setup. I may steal some of those ideas for V 3.0. I built my rack with a view towards riding to and on the FOTP in Phoenix the day after Thanksgiving. Seeing that I live in the Northeast, that requires a slightly larger cargo capaicy. I *am* designing a system for my ex to carry a bike on her Honda ST11, I've got quite a few design elements from your system that I can see working on what I plan to build for her.
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  3. longtallsally

    longtallsally Yeah I'm a chick

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  4. Pedalpusher

    Pedalpusher Been here awhile

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    I've had this for years and always been solid. Great to be able to take my toys with me


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  5. DR-Zamboni

    DR-Zamboni Been here awhile

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    My friend Sonnyshreds with his girlfriend on the back holding of for dear life during a wheelie
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  6. 12OzPoint

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    I caught a pic of this guy on Highway 60 Sauk City,WI

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  7. Twilight Error

    Twilight Error Going nowhere slowly

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    Looks like its on an ST11 or 13.

    Interesting. I'd like to see where the carrier frame attaches - the ST1100 has a weak rear subframe, the extra weight of a bouncing bicycle would not do it any favors.
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  8. reed523

    reed523 To pedal or not to pedal

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    That guy trusts his short term memory WAAAY more than me!
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  9. visovm

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    yes i would have to agree. I must imagine he built (or some developed) flex in that system when it scrapes the pavement on turns he took a little too hot. A good idea if you have a trike or can-am...but I like to have the ability to lean a little when im taking my bicycle for a ride.:eek1
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  10. Ride-a-lot

    Ride-a-lot Been here awhile

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    Does this count? I needed to have some place to pack my bicycle gear, and also some place to store my motorcycle gear while I was pedaling on the trails. It made the trips on curvy roads to the trails much more fun than hauling the bicycle in the truck. :D

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  11. reed523

    reed523 To pedal or not to pedal

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    I like it. Talk to us about the weight of the trailer and how it handles.

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  12. SMRIDER3

    SMRIDER3 Xplorer

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  13. thylightguy

    thylightguy n00b

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    Lol. This pics never get old. The first time I saw a bike mounted on a motorcycle I thought I was imaging something that wasn't there. :lol3
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  14. tradex56

    tradex56 Been here awhile

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  15. visovm

    visovm Adventurer

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    now that is one interesting piece of engineering :confused

    But i like the use of the old motor!
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  16. svflyer

    svflyer Been here awhile

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    I made this setup for my KLR to fit any bike and still use my top box. I did a 2000 mile trip this spring and it worked well, aside from the fork quick release nut vibrating off twice. Luckily I was using a backup strap around the stem. I kept my weight centered as I did not want to upset the perfect handling of the KLR.:lol3
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    Tail of the Dragon shot, pegs even hit the ground a couple of times.

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  17. Twilight Error

    Twilight Error Going nowhere slowly

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    You ride a carbon Mantra?
    I hate you I hate you I hate you I hate you.

    My first fully was an Aluminum Mantra, built very nicely in a sick weight weenie way, I might add. That bike was stolen, I used the insurance $ to buy the fancy chameleon green Mantra Pro. Unfortunately, the rear triangle of that bike broke at the chainstay/seatstay weld. Klein replaced it with an Adept frame, but it just wasn't the same.

    I gave the Adept away and bought a Kona Stinky DeeLux.

    Still wish I had that carbon Mantra.

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  18. Jesse Luggage

    Jesse Luggage Luggage Dude

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    Not ours, but one of our customers.

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  19. mattlikesbikes

    mattlikesbikes Been here awhile

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    I rode many many miles like this. This was right before a 120 mile ride up to a mountain bike trail where I stayed with friends, rode bicycle, and then rode scooter home.

    Very stable setup, assembled with a bar mount fork clamp and a short section of bar mount tire gutter holder. The front wheel is held on the other side with a fork and a stem clamped to the rack.
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  20. visovm

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    Its great to see this thread live again :clap
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