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LBS-Sidecars USA | BMW/Stepler on Display at South Sound Motorcycles, Fife, WA

Discussion in 'Hack Vendors' started by LBS-USA, Sep 17, 2020.

  1. LBS-USA

    LBS-USA Been here awhile Super Supporter

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2020
    Oddometer:
    273
    Location:
    Seattle, WA
    Super proud (and honored!) to have been invited to display my latest personal build by Brendan, General Manager at South Sound Motorcycles in Fife, WA:


    . . . the go to destination for adventure riders and one of the top BMW (OK, and Ducati) dealerships in America.

    2011 BMW R1200GS Adventure TwinCam
    Prototype STEPLER Sidecar (prototyped in England, now fabricated by LBS Zijspantechniek, Netherlands, imported and built by yours truly)

    • Touratech Desierto fairing, tall adventure saddle, Cockpit II
    • Custom paint by Dean Miyauchi
    • Tubular steel space-frame with integrated/welded passenger roll bar
    • Gas-spring assisted clamshell nose deck for ease of passenger ingress/exit
    • Adjustable Exmoor passenger seat with heated inserts (from Land Rover Defender)
    • Cockpit dash has 12VDC outlet, twin USB outlets, sunlight readable DC voltage meter
    • Custom rotary-forged Centerline Advantage wheels by our very own @Stroker
    • 15” radial automotive M+S rated tubeless tires all-around
    • Wilburs shock absorber with transfer bellcrank and 4-bar suspension linkage
    • Integrated ABS-enabled sidecar brake and inline proportioning valve
    • Hand-built trunk to match BMW panniers
    • LED “side shooter” auxiliary driving lights by RIGID Industries
    • Dual-color LED running light and turn signals from Mercedes-Benz G-Class (Geländewagen)
    • U-Pol Raptor chipguard
    • !00% metric hardware, all stainless steel unless Grade 8 or higher bolts were required
    • Single-harness sidecar cable with cast aluminum disconnect
    • Marine-grade, fully tinned stranded wiring throughout
    • Blue Sea Systems fused power and ground distribution block for all accessory circuits
    • HEX ezCAN Controller Area Network gateway to interface all sidecar electrical circuits
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  2. High Octane

    High Octane Long timer Supporter

    Joined:
    May 31, 2013
    Oddometer:
    3,121
    Location:
    South Dakota
    Needs mud.
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