Building a sidecar "camper".

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by doublemocha, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. FR700

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    Check my last edit, the bloke couldn't tell me what bike he was wanting to use, nor its intended use. Kinda makes it hard when he kept asking what the price would be.


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  2. Bobmws

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    OK. Ball park figure, somewhere between your left nut and first born......... :-)
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  3. JohnnyKillmore

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    That reminds me of the local painter when I lived in Orange County CA. People kept asking for "something wild" or "cool" but he was doing 5+ bikes a week. Wild got hard really fast so he was doing really weird colors and patrerns and people loved it even though he was basically doing post modern art.

    It worked in his favor though because the designers for that movie Biker Boyz saw his work and had him do all the bikes for the main characters. He was sending off sets that were still wet. Made bank that year.
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    That is how we get you to turn on your "Design Genius" pump and start winding the handle!

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    Amongst other features, the current DR' will have 'sleeping accommodation'. The next one, not so much.
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  6. doublemocha

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    building the toy hauler for our Buggie. buggie on.jpg back.jpg
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  7. doublemocha

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    we are preparing for our trip to south america. just placed on the flea market all the stuff i took out from the bike. thank
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    Are you riding to South America or toy-hauling your Aluma?
  9. doublemocha

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    toy hauling it.
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  12. doublemocha

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    tested the camper yesterday, wife says "it works". great ride to Paso Robles. awesome ride! thx for all your advises. #aethermoto #intotheaether IMG_5439.jpg IMG_5417.jpg IMG_5412.jpg IMG_5407.jpg
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  14. RNMedic

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    Canvas both sides done. this coming weekend we should be working on the tent and bikini top. I also added a second steering damper just to try it ($37 at auto zone) i really like it, the handling improved a lot. do you have info on the steering damper and brackets?? NICE thinking outside the box!
  15. claude

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    do you have info on the steering damper and brackets?? NICE thinking outside the box!
  17. doublemocha

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    it is a voltwagen steering damper from auto zone, i fabricated the bracket. i will try to post picture over the weekend. thx
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    it is very sad to share this. it burn at 6am on our driveway last week after a great day of riding. we are still grieving and dealing with the insurance company. I think the sidecar frame and the front leading link can be save. she has given us many great rides including Alaska. she will be missed. I am still figuring out next steps. we are open to suggestions. thx burn 1.jpeg burn2.jpeg burn3.jpeg
  19. DRONE

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    :( That was a fantastic home-built rig.
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    You had that 11-gallon aux fuel cell. Do you suspect the fire had something to do with the fuel lines and/or plumbing?