Sidecars- Lets see em.

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

  1. Sidecarjohn

    Sidecarjohn Been here awhile

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    Yes, that's Ed China of Wheeler Dealers. Quite a creative guy, but uncertain about his choice of sidecar in the picture.
  2. Qwik

    Qwik Adrenaline Addict

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    yeah, it's kind of a wash
  3. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer

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    bet hes gunna take a bath when he tries to sell that one.
  4. Dan Alexander

    Dan Alexander Ride Far - Ride Fast

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  5. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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  6. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer

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    i love speedway, i go 3 nights a week during the season here in so cal. its such a raw pure sport, shame it isnt as big here as it is in europe, great family fun.......

    going to europe next year for the wife's birthday....... has to be centered around a speedway GP is my only rule. hah

    but greg hancock, that doods the man.
  7. Dan Alexander

    Dan Alexander Ride Far - Ride Fast

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    In the late 60's and early 70's I used to go, loads of fun to see. The Jawa's really gave me a respect I didn't have for their street 2 smokes..

    It is too bad the Supercross is all we get on regular TV, way too much jumping around for me.

    For some sidecar mayhem there's Sidecar Cross


    http://youtu.be/s7fw0bMG_X0

    What I like is Sidecar Supermoto

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Q6G9DKlbig
  8. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    Dan you need to read Stealing Speed http://www.motomatters.com/review/2009/06/22/book_review_stealing_speed_by_mat_oxley.html
    Two stroke exhaust it's the smell of poverty and clever German engineering .DB

    Remember the Maico's all thje suspension and twice the power !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  9. Dan Alexander

    Dan Alexander Ride Far - Ride Fast

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    Ah, the smell of Castrol ... my first real bike. If I took off hard and looked in the mirrors I couldn't see who was behind me

    [​IMG]

    I'll get a copy of that book, looks good!
  10. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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    Probably the only game in racing that money and technology hasn't spoiled!! YES wish it was bigger here in the USA. They do run them up around Owego N Y ,,,,, Google Champion Speedway. http://www.speedwaybikes.com/tracks/owego_ny.htm
    Speeway sidecars are also very cool.
  11. Sidewise

    Sidewise Been here awhile

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    and then there is always this!

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  12. Dan Alexander

    Dan Alexander Ride Far - Ride Fast

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    Sidecar Demo Derby :lol3
  13. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer

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    yes, champion speedway, jason bonsignore's track.

    i rode speedway 3 seasons, broke too many bones, hung it up.

    took a few laps as the "swinger" on a sidecar......... more fun than any rollercoaster ever. something about 130hp no brakes and flyin around like a bat out of hell.

    its a great time.

    its making a pretty decent comeback in so cal, with lots of younger talent (what the sport needs)
  14. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer

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    brian motis, the driver of the number 2 car, is a paraplegic.

    911 is a ducati, #1 & #2 are gsxr powered, and the red bike is a wore out old KZ1000.

    on a good turn out for sidecars there is 12-16 teams,

    not as good as regular speedway (track is too narrow to really pass) but its a great show. they really hook it up on a longer track
  15. Dan Alexander

    Dan Alexander Ride Far - Ride Fast

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  16. warkshop

    warkshop uncbob

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    First attempt at image post,,,so afraid! Bob Wark. This is our personal outfit, i custom installed it. More work to do cosmetically but great fun to drive. Nancy enjoys the ride![​IMG]
  17. jules083

    jules083 Long timer

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    Just got my first sidecar. It's just sitting next to the bike here. I'm messing with the mounts now.

    [​IMG]

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  18. Hellracer.nl

    Hellracer.nl What the hack???

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    I've seen this hack at the EGT this year, very cool combination:

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  19. Dan Alexander

    Dan Alexander Ride Far - Ride Fast

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    Just checked their website, looks like I've got a weekend trip already in the books. Not far from Watkins Glenn where the Finger Lakes BMW Rally has been going on for (hate to count how many) years.
  20. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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