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Parsley
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Joined: Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:24 pm
Location: Essex

Sidecar Info

Post by Parsley » Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:08 pm

Has anyone put a chair on their MT500? Any advice on what would be suitable.
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Minter
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Re: Sidecar Info

Post by Minter » Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:10 pm

Dejavu! Welcome Parsley! More info o your other welcome post!!
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Re: Sidecar Info

Post by Wirralman » Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:47 pm

Firstly this is the Welcome section which is frequently wiped automatically Post almost anywhere else and you'll be fine

If you do a forum Search on the word Sidecar you get 60 pages of hits

I seem to recall that the critical factor was the positioning, get it right and the rig is fine , but too far forward or back and it is a pig to ride

One member added a sidecar to his MT but then sold the rig and bought a factory made old bike n chair. It was a small engine 300 ish from memory. I remember pushing his MT backwards up my driveway so that he could ride off. He came with his replacement rig and was chuffed to use his 'reverse gear'. I can't remember with it was really a gear or whether the engine could be set up to rotate in either direction like the old Isetta (or was it the Bond? )bubble cars

Another owner does the Ellephantreffen , changing his front sprocket when he hits the hilly part of the trip
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