Bicycles mounted on motorcycle picture thread

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

  1. CAMODUDE

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    OK i lowerd the rear of the bike and it works just fine i didnt do a test ride yet i still need to bolt the mounting bracket on for the rear of the bike rack

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  2. 06EXTN

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    Not me - but I've seen this guy roaming around Knoxville a bunch for the last month and haven't been able to get a picture. I finally came up on him going N on i-140 last week going almost 80!(and on a VERY windy day I might add) He actually passed me and then I had to speed up to get past him to get the picture. I was going to post the pic as a separate thread and then I found this one. I can't believe this setup is as common as it is. I'd never seen a bike on bike setup before seeing this Tiger.

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  3. visovm

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    Excellent work CAMODUDE!
    It looks like you dropped the back mounting point and its a much more level setup now. It looks kinda familiar...

    I didnt have any lean over problems either since the bicycle mount came down and out about as far as my Givi E41 cases and my pegs hit before the cases, so I figure I would be ok. I dont plan to ride that hard with a bike on there anyway.

    Good luck with the rest of the fabrication and test ride. Its getting warm out there, time to hit the twisties and than some mountain trails! :evil
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  4. Yostwerks

    Yostwerks Been here awhile

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    I've just completed my latest bicycle rack. This one is for a folding bike that's housed in an ABS plastic suitcase. The
    hard case also provides a place to store all motorcycle gear while bicycling.

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    The new aluminum (no welding) luggage rack bolts to the existing homebuilt aluminum / HDPE plastic pannier and top rack and at a separate cross support.
    This provides a stable base and the luggage rack is easily removed for using the top rack.
    The bike case bolts to the luggage rack, to complete the process.

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    The bike case is an inexpensive ($65.00US) Bill Blass Venture 30" whose combined LWH dimensions meet
    the airline standard of 62". We'll be flying with two bikes to Oregon in June.

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    It's hard to believe all of this will fit ...

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    ... but it does.

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    The ABS hard case provides a lower CG, less overhang, better protection, and greater storage than my other bike racks.

    Having said that, many hundreds of miles on the Sprint and FJR have resulted in no transport
    problems while allowing the use of any of my bikes, not just a specific folder. It's all good !

    My other aluminum homebuilt bike on bike racks ...

    http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18857286&postcount=21

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    Row River Trail, Oregon
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  5. JRose

    JRose Been here awhile

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    These look like absolute death traps to me. All I can think of is it catching a side wind, or someone rear ending the bike and sending it through my spine.
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  6. Padmei

    Padmei enamoured

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    Have you noticed any difference in handling since shifting it down? is that why you did it?


    BTW Klein lost it after they stopped making the Fluoro Attitude - ahhh beautiful

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  7. CAMODUDE

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    No difference in handling, I moved it down to give me more room to drive the bike with the rear up so far the handle bars were to far forward I could hardly get on the bike, but now I don't even know its on there, it handles just fine.
    I did a 100 mile test ride after finishing the rear mount and it handles really well even at 80 mph for extended time, no issues at this point
    I just unbolt the rear mount from my box rack and slap the box back on
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  8. CAMODUDE

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  9. visovm

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    I like that you dropped down the rear bracket for your rack. It looks like you made it out of sturdy tubing, and I would imagine it does not shake too much when the bike hits bumps in the road.
    Nice job CAMODUDE
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  10. Sedro Tom

    Sedro Tom No hurry, no worry

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    right?

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  11. 06EXTN

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    THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID!!!! :rofl


    Cool setup - and on a Ninja too!
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  12. Yostwerks

    Yostwerks Been here awhile

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    Thanks ... 200hp on the road in Colorado
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    Much less horsepower on the road in Oregon ...
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  13. Twilight Error

    Twilight Error Going nowhere slowly

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    The crosswind issue isn't actually that bad, remember that quite a lot of the bicycle is open for wind to flow through, there is comparatively little surface for the wind to grab.

    I leave the rear wheel on my road bike - it is slightly aero, but its very, very light and I haven't been able to find a handling difference either way. My DH bike travels with the wheels removed, those are very heavy and do have an effect on handling.
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  14. Yostwerks

    Yostwerks Been here awhile

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    The sky is falling ... The sky is falling :D

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  15. jjustj

    jjustj cum petris et choris

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  16. tread55

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  17. reed523

    reed523 To pedal or not to pedal

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  18. tread55

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  19. ndirienzo

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    Here's my setup

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    One more from I first set it up

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  20. Rye

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    Here's my setup on my Sherpa, not the prettiest but it works fine! I did 550 miles over Labor Day weekend and it gave me no trouble! Got in lot of good riding on the Sherpa, and the Kona!