Leaning sidecar

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by pops, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. Hellracer.nl

    Hellracer.nl What the hack???

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    Should I open one more, with pictures of my homebuild leaner as well?
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  2. pops

    pops Long timer

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    Yes please :1drink

    Cheers Ian
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  3. pops

    pops Long timer

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    After pulling the sidecar down to check it out I do not think it will be a good idea to mount it to a heavy road bike :cry
    You do get what you pay for :deal.

    The wife wants me to fit it up to a small trail bike for her to ride .I think that is the way to go with this sidecar .

    Cheers Ian
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  4. BeeMaa

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    SWMBO has a way of getting what she wants ehh? :D
    You know everyone will be happier, when she is happy.

    Cheers.
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  5. Hellracer.nl

    Hellracer.nl What the hack???

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    Done!
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  6. NitroMax

    NitroMax Been here awhile

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  7. pops

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    You are right there mate .

    Cathy has been one happy camper since she has got her own sidecar .

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    The date on photo is wrong Should be 2011.
    Cheers Ian
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  8. BeeMaa

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    Sweet rig.
    Like the hippo hands. :D
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  9. pops

    pops Long timer

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    I just come back from a small ride around the block on our new leaner sidecar .
    This is going to be a fun bike to ride :deal.

    It is just tack welded for now until i work out the best place for every thing and then build the subframe to match the mounts .
    Work is in progress to make it into a leaner .

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    I have set the frount mount higher than the rear mount so the sidecar turns with the lean of the bike .

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    Cheers Ian
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  10. Brendan J

    Brendan J ONE HACK AT A TIME

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    G'day Ian its looking good !!! How far over to the left side (chair side) will it lean?
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  11. pops

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    Hi Brendan J .At the moment the bike will rest right over on the sidecar. But there is no room for my foot when it does . Still have to make a stop up to limit the travel.

    How are you going with your old sidecar .?

    Cheers Ian
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  12. Brendan J

    Brendan J ONE HACK AT A TIME

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    G'day Ian I'm heading to the auction next wednesday (30th) to see what happens to it. I'm hoping to buy the sidecar back cheaply from who ever buys the bike.
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  13. pops

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    How did you get on at the auction Brendan, do you still have a sidecar:ear
    The wife took the leaner sidecar for a ride again today , She said she will not ride it as a leaner, it was too heavy for her when going slow and when she stopped:cry.She said the sidecar goes great no head shake no pull to the left and is easy for her to ride as long as it is solid.
    No problems, i will only have to take the two top bolts out and turn the struts away for when i want to ride it as a leaner .Or take the two lower bolts on the rose joints out and undo one plug for the wires to make it solo again ,Win Win Win.

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    The dog don't care either way . He gave it a Hi five .:rofl

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    Cheers Ian
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  14. turkey380

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    G`Day My leaner 1981 R100RS I built mine with front pivot 82mm higher than rear one.It turns the sidecar in both ways easy at all speeds.It is geared for 155kph,drives as good as a solo after getting used to it.I have a separate disc brake for sidecar,It makes down hill left handers a breeze(sidecar on left) even under full brakes. Max
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  15. FR700

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  16. RAGBrian

    RAGBrian jonesing for a ride

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    Nice! Got any pictures of your setup? :ear

    That mention of the 82 mm for the offset is some key information. I've seen other leaning side cars on the Web and have been guessing that figure myself. I was figuring 100 mm would be a good starting point.

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  17. turkey380

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    G`Day Re-- R100RS leaner I cannot download photo`s.too old to learn.There are a couple of photos in /,sidecars let see them Page 245 number 3668 09-22-2011 \
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