Front fork on a sidecar rig??

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by Mr.P, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. Mr.P

    Mr.P 01 K12RS Taxidriver

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    Just out of curiosity, Can someone tell me why a Earlsfork/swingarm type fork is used on or most sidecar rigs? Just looking to know.Thanxs
    Mr.P
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  2. RedMenace

    RedMenace Adventure Sidecar

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    It is one way to modify the trail for easier steering and generally is less prone to suspension stiction from flexing which can be a problem with more conventional telescopic forks. The hot ticket is actually hub center steering but it is seldom seen on rigs over here.
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