Whats Your dream rig?

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by windmill, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. windmill

    windmill Long timer

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    We all love our rigs, But if money, availability, and parts weren't an issue, what is Your ultimate dream rig?





    For Me, it would be a KS-750
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  2. Bozola

    Bozola Complete Bastard

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    I am possessed by strange dreams.
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  3. sidebike

    sidebike Adventurer

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    For me it would be this setup
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  4. HogWild

    HogWild Scott Whitney

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    In just a couple more years, this is what I want!
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  5. Uncle Ernie

    Uncle Ernie Long timer

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    R67/2 with a Stoye.
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  6. retroone

    retroone Long timer

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    Simple one here. New gear up would fit the bill. :yikes :ricky
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  7. 3legs

    3legs Real men ride sidecars

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    The one I'm going to build in the near future. It will be the ultimate (I hope) outback sidecar. Purely function over form and where a passenger will be an option rather than the norm. It will have every item required to survive out in the harsh Aussie outback should the bike breakdown 1000 km from the nearest town (which in Australia is not that uncommon-being 1000km from a town that is). I might fail but in the words of the late great Peter Brock, I'm going to give it a red hot go.

    3legs
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  8. Threewheelbonnie

    Threewheelbonnie Long timer

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    Could you by any chance do another one while you're at it? I'm sure postage to the UK might be a tad excessive, but for that design philosophy it'd be worth a go.

    Andy
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  9. JamesG

    JamesG Rabid Poster

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    Bimota Tesi 3D with an articulated full leaning car. (you said no limits).
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  10. Shmerel

    Shmerel

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    I'm having mine made now. :D:clap
    Sig below.
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  11. miggins11

    miggins11 Been here awhile

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    A mate of mine has 2 in bits in his garage - will he sell them - will he ....!
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  12. AceRph

    AceRph Affluenza Free! Administrator

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    The man facing the camera is the restorer, Norm Brown. Talented, interesting, friendly.

    When my brother had the bicycle shop, Norm was always coming by w/ something new he was cooking up.
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  13. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger I used to be SCRay

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    Hyabusa with a Merlin, probably an F2. I'd have it in the garage with the all road outfit, just for some extra choice.
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  14. AlanCT

    AlanCT The Byronic Man

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    That looks like the undercarriage of a 109 Messerschmitt in the background. THAT would be a dream rig!
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  15. Sidecar Sarge

    Sidecar Sarge Been here awhile

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    Probably a 1915(+-) Harley (+-) with one of those wicker "chair" style sidecars.

    R-75, KS-750

    1940's Indian Chief w/ Indian sidecar

    R100GSPD w/ one of Claude's "Dakar" cars.

    Actually, dammed near anything pre-WWII.

    I'm easy to please.

    Sarge:devildog
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  16. BMWzenrider

    BMWzenrider The Road Scholar

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    Gee... Just one??? :confused

    BMW R69S with correct vintage sidecar built in June of 1963.
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    (have been looking for one of these for many years. The proverbial "birthday bike". Same age as I am...) :deal

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    1939-1944 BMW R75M

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    {and a full set of spares, so I could actually use and enjoy it!!!} :clap

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    And.....
    The one that I am designing now for my personal walkabout.

    It will have a solid teardrop camper body on the sidecar frame to allow me somplace to stretch out comfortably when I get a serious migraine attack (Unfortunately all too frequent in my case), quick-n-easy camp setup/teardown, great weather protection, and more.

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    Still working out what to power it with, I have several ideas floating about.
    One, of course is a BMW boxer bike.
    {The money no object version would include a Mobec SuperDrive conversion to give it 2WD and reverse.}
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    Another idea is to take the driveline from a classic VW Beetle (or Porsche...).
    That will give me a simple & reliable aircooled powerplant with 2WD and reverse already sorted out, and will centralize mass to help with the balance of the rig.

    The third idea that is WAY out there is to use a rear or centrally mounted Subaru AWD flat-6 boxer driveline modified to give me a THREE wheel drive setup with all-wheel-drive traction control... :evil
    Now THAT would give some power and traction for some serious off-road and limited traction conditions!!! :clap :lol3 :clap

    Two (or THREE) wheel drive for off-road and slippery conditions, reverse gear for my busted up legs, and a camper body for sleeping and someplace to escape to when needed... :clap

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    Next!...........
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  17. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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    Probably one with twin Hyabusa tubocharged engines, car tires , centerhub and all that kind of stuff....or I'd probably settle for one like Roger S.( sidebike) posted the drwg of. Course I'd like one of Horst Ulrich's creations maybe based on a Rocket III engine or something out of the normal, whatever 'normal' is. Or maybe one of many types thta Richard NL has posted...or maybe a Ural:lol3
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  18. Clancy

    Clancy Long timer

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    :thumb Makes two of us Alex:D No passenger on this one though. Just all the gear required to cover long distances, with reliability and safety, carrying everything necessary to survive out there. It's coming along just nicely:evil
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  19. johno

    johno Long timer

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    Clancy, not real without pics:ddog :lol3

    I would like to ride a Ural and see what they are like.
    Would also like to put something on my R1150R:D
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  20. BMWzenrider

    BMWzenrider The Road Scholar

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    Now why would you want to ruin a perfectly WONDERFUL bike like the R1150R by putting a sidecar on it?!?!????

    It can get along just fine all by itself without a third wheel, even on sport-touring street rubber... :evil

    Rode the Dalton Highway on mine in 2004 through slimey mud, washboard gravel, and even some snowflakes with narry a problem. :clap

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    {'twas the trucker who didn't slow nor share the road who forced me into the ditch...} :becca :gun2
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