Sidecars- Lets see em.

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by England-Kev, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. SideCarGT

    SideCarGT Adventurer

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    Nice one, Nick!
  2. Wingincamera

    Wingincamera Adventurer

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    That's one beautiful rig. I really like those wheels.
  3. halflive

    halflive Been here awhile

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    Today was the Beatrixrun. The first of many sidecar outings with mentally challenged people. Done a nice route of approx 100 miles through the "bollenstreek" A region where flower bulbs are grown. Due to the dry hot spring we haven't seen any flowers. But we Where with over 100 sidecars, and i have made some pictures.

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    My favorite, Guzzi/Armec
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    The crowd, every orange flag represents a sidecar which arrived on time, The have less than 100 flags :huh
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    I noticed that i have to improve my camera settings, 640x480 is very convenient, but not so sharp.
  4. NitroMax

    NitroMax Been here awhile

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    I really like the black R with Steib sidecar and the white R with the Stoye sidecar !!

    What's on the other side of the "caravan" ?
  5. ClearwaterBMW

    ClearwaterBMW The Examiner

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    thanks for the pictures
    i wish you had taken them AT FULL RESOLUTION
    you can always "downgrade" your images, later
    as you said above.... use all the "POWER" of your camera by setting it at its highest resolution

    still appreciate you sharing with us
    well done
  6. halflive

    halflive Been here awhile

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    I'm not sure, but i think it was a common 2 valve Beemer. (look at the grab rail at the seat)

    @ ClearwaterBMW, I'm using that camera just for photo's i' would like to publish. I don't see the requirement why i would take large scale photo's and downscaling them every time i'm publishing them. Our Dutch forum takes 640x480 pictures without any efford and shows them at a good scale. But i will experiment with some different scales to see what purpose it can serve.
  7. NitroMax

    NitroMax Been here awhile

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    Now that you made me really study that picture that butt-ugly mirror on top of the caravan appears :puke1
  8. lawaaimakers

    lawaaimakers n00b

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    It's an EML HW1 with a BM R100/7 engine, the sidecar is a Briggs double-adult (2 adults, 2 children)
  9. Dorzok

    Dorzok Long timer

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    i want this car because there is no external frame.

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  10. Dorzok

    Dorzok Long timer

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  11. NortwestRider

    NortwestRider TRIPOD ADVENTURER !!

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    No THAT has to get EVERYBODIES attention !!!!..LOVE IT !
  12. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    I know that rig. It was hanging around when I had my FJ1200 rig built through Mike.
    I may have a picture or two.
  13. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    And you can have it.

    Beauty MUST be in the eye of the beholder.


    OK, it's a 'classic' for it's time.

    Just must've been an unfortunate time!:rofl
  14. NortwestRider

    NortwestRider TRIPOD ADVENTURER !!

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    Well I tend to walk to the beat of a WAY different drummer !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:freaky
  15. siddle

    siddle Adventurer

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    Those bikes are breathtaking! I’m planning to buy an older black bike with side car. I liked that black R with Steib sidecar.
  16. O'Hooligan

    O'Hooligan Ken Dodd's dads dogs dead

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    The Doggles finally arrived!<a href="http://s136.photobucket.com/albums/q161/ohooligan/?action=view&amp;current=IMG_0415.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q161/ohooligan/IMG_0415.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
  17. Motoblag

    Motoblag Replacing skill with will

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    :eek1 Do you have any front suspension travel? I see the fork brace is compressing the gaiters some but wow.

    Also, is that an Ural tub on a Velorex frame?
  18. lemieuxmc

    lemieuxmc Banned

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    "The first of many sidecar outings with mentally challenged people"

    That sounds like a great time, but who was riding passenger in the sidecars? :huh

  19. NitroMax

    NitroMax Been here awhile

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  20. Hoover

    Hoover Adventurer

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    Brace yourselves!
    It's not pretty, brought very cheap and as a doer upper :lol3
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    Progress so far....

    Remove a bins worth of tat!, removed upsidedown trailer suspension with nearly siezed hub bearing ( wondered why it pulled to the left so hard)
    Took tub off for filling of holes!

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    New suspension arm, wheel and shock fitted, waiting on castle nut and s clips for brake shoes, Oh I've cleaned engine and etch primed it ready for spraying :freaky
    Scruffy little monkey but quite happy at 80mph :lol3