Blackbird sidecar

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by Daveoz31, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. Daveoz31

    Daveoz31 Adventurer

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    Looking at buying a 1997 honda blackbird sidecar outfit any one here got one and how does it handle etc.?
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  2. Sidewise

    Sidewise Been here awhile

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  3. birdie_xx

    birdie_xx Been here awhile

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    You want to talk to Bill (his screen name is "sidecarsrfun" here on the forum) He has one and I rode it. With that power you have to pay attention as it moves left or right depending on the throttle. Of course when he gave me a ride I couldn't feel that ;)
    Cheers
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  4. muncher850

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    thers one for sale on gumtree in victoria , has been well sorted out
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  5. pops

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    Nice sidecar you have there David :D
    Welcome to the sidecar section of Adv.

    Cheers Ian
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  6. Pugsley/Hobbfather

    Pugsley/Hobbfather Been here awhile

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  7. pops

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    Davids new sidecar, on its first dirt ride :clap:clap.


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    Top day for a sidecar ride in the hills.
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    Cheers Ian
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  8. FR700

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    Lots of power and a DJP , that should be interesting.



    Ian , good to see that the bait layer is still active.

    Which one got the UpSideDown Transport treatment The ST or the KLE ?


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  9. pops

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    The kle was her UpSideDown ride fr700.
    Me thinks the blackbird has way to much power for the dirt :D.
    It is Like riding behind a shotgun:huh.It spits out a lot of rocks .


    Cheers Ian
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  10. FR700

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    Cheers Ian. Good to see your wife riding her beautiful ST.

    Following the Blackbird would be about the same as a WRC on the dirt.
    Lord almighty that thing is gonna be fun ... WooHoo !

    Hard enough keeping the harley or bm' in a straight line. Just way too much fun :lol3


    Have fun.


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  11. Clancy

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    That's the same one:evil:D
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  12. Daveoz31

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    Hi Guys,
    Seting it up for the back roads (dirt) is an interesting challenge may have to put a limiter on the throttle....
    I have raised the beast around 50mm all round. handles very well...

    Time for trailer on rear and see how it rides... :D
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  13. Daveoz31

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  14. Daveoz31

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    800 klms round trip on the weekend all loaded up with trailer in tow was a little hard on the wrists elbows etc etc etc ...
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  15. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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  16. Wolfgang55

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    Can you say GSW....
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