Checking alignment as I was touching up frame paint, I measured my machine. Looking at the modern ones with car tires and body work, I realized how small my sidecar combination is. Track 43 1/2" WB 56 1/2" Lead 10 1/2" Width over all 59" Also saw this week a 1962 BMW parked next to one of the new six cylinder models. The new one is colossal! How one would change a tire or even pick one up, I don't know. Is it better or just bigger? Met a guy with a KTM 1000 off-road sidecar. the top of the tank was high as my chest. I once read an article in a 1922 issue of The Motor Cycle wherein the writer said that when a motorcycle weighed more than its rider, all finesse of control was lost and the pleasure of riding disappeared. Just idle musing, or, as in old R&T magazines, miscellaneous ramblings.