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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By claude
Yes....no doubt. And they do beg for a gear...

Yes....no doubt. And they do beg for a gear change.
A list of pros and cons for both bikes is interesting.
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By claude
Agree with Dana here as far as the 880 goes. No...

Agree with Dana here as far as the 880 goes. No real experience with the new version. A car tire on the front would be best but that isn't always possible due to various factors including the pocket...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By claude
Strong Bad wrote: "I'm a firm believer in using...

Strong Bad wrote:
"I'm a firm believer in using car tires on all three corners of sidecar rigs. I'm also a firm believer in NOT mounting car tires on motorcycle rims."

For sidecar use I have no...
Forum: Hacks 07-18-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 45,607
Posted By claude
Need Videos

Need Videos
Forum: Hacks 07-16-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By claude
just had a customer do a trip to Alaska, terra...

just had a customer do a trip to Alaska, terra del fuego and a loop around south Africa with 165/80 x 15 nexen tires on bike rear and sidecar ..... not bad. ?
Forum: Hacks 07-16-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By claude
The classic or classic twin will do very well...

The classic or classic twin will do very well for you.
Forum: Hacks 07-16-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By claude
Doing an explorer now it will be a great machine...

Doing an explorer now it will be a great machine when done.
Forum: Hacks 07-16-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,209
Posted By claude
Please feel free to give me a call The triumph is...

Please feel free to give me a call The triumph is ,as metioned , a great bike for this type of thing. We have a plug and play system worked out for these bikes hich would be appealing to you I...
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By claude
[QUOTE=Matt Gent;24595795]I'm trying to work...

[QUOTE=Matt Gent;24595795]I'm trying to work through the physical mechanics of it, independent of what type of machine..........(MUST DELETED HERE IN ORDER TO OFFER A TIP RELATED TO WHAT IS SAID...
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 45,607
Posted By claude
:rofl I will look for a report on the news...

:rofl

I will look for a report on the news tonight no doubt this will gain national attention. The locals with pitchforks? Hmm I am getting visions of old Lon Chaney type movies and such. Sounds...
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 45,607
Posted By claude
Dyna you weren't actually hanging out with him...

Dyna you weren't actually hanging out with him were you? :eek1
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,387
Posted By claude
Looking forward to seeing you Duncan. Thanks for...

Looking forward to seeing you Duncan. Thanks for the email. Only wish we could make the rally.
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 45,607
Posted By claude
Bert your sidecar even though it is a converted...

Bert your sidecar even though it is a converted Ural is not far from what we normally build suspension wise. I think you may want to lean the bike out some more with the swaybar disconnected and then...
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 45,607
Posted By claude
If the rig leans to the right unhook the swaybar...

If the rig leans to the right unhook the swaybar jack up the tilt adjustor and then rehook up the swaybar with a as little preload as possible.
If gh ebike is leaning in toward the sidecar lean...
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,077
Posted By claude
Pretty cool my friend! Someday we may just make...

Pretty cool my friend! Someday we may just make it down your way. Oh, by the way Fred is a great guy who was a major regular on SCT ( A Yahoo Group) HOME OF THE iNTERNET SIDECAR OWNERS KLUB that I...
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 100,046
Posted By claude
Not a bad idea to put a reference point on these...

Not a bad idea to put a reference point on these things so one can see if any movement may be taking place.
We do not use antiseize on them but rather loctite. The forces on a direct steering...
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 45,607
Posted By claude
Varying the mounting point of the link in the...

Varying the mounting point of the link in the holes can slow down or possibly speed up the swaybar action.This is different that what DB was speaking of in regard to preloading the swaybar. However,...
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,852
Posted By claude
Proportioning valves can work well and we have...

Proportioning valves can work well and we have used them. Good offerings from Jeg's , Summit and Speedway Motors. Mount it so you can adjust it easily if you are going to use one. Some are easier to...
Forum: Hacks 07-04-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 45,607
Posted By claude
A few years back I had a "get off" on a solo...

A few years back I had a "get off" on a solo bike that broke my back most of my ribs my right elbow and my right wrist among other issues. Other than that no big deal...lol. Anyhow the wrist was a...
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 149,841
Posted By claude
Hey sorry ken I meant no offense I was just...

Hey sorry ken I meant no offense I was just curious what you were getting at. Seems like wheelbase and other factors would come into play. Maybe I missed something farther back in this thread sorry.
Forum: Hacks 07-01-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 149,841
Posted By claude
Hello Ken just curious what is your point?

Hello Ken just curious what is your point?
Forum: Hacks 06-29-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,067
Posted By claude
lots of good small details in that sidecar........

lots of good small details in that sidecar..... good thinking.
Forum: Hacks 06-29-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,067
Posted By claude
:clap

:clap
Forum: Hacks 06-05-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 2,300,810
Posted By claude
Things are flexing? NO PROBLEM add a strut....

Things are flexing? NO PROBLEM add a strut. Things are still flexing? NO PROBLEM add a strut...Things are still flexing? NO PROBLEM add another strut. Just noticed that Things are still flexing? NO...
Forum: Hacks 05-28-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,680
Posted By claude
May try to come down for at least a day.

May try to come down for at least a day.
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By claude
The last portion of your post my friend os so...

The last portion of your post my friend os so very very important. So many equate sidecar or even trike to motorcycles. THEY ARE NOT MOTORCYCLES ANY LONGER AS FAR AS OPERATION GOES. We have found...
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By claude
This may or may not be true as all sidecar...

This may or may not be true as all sidecar training Is not connected directly to the DMV. If you are in new York state I think you will find that you are still free to get a motorcycle licensee and...
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By claude
You are welcome to give us a call as mentioned...

You are welcome to give us a call as mentioned earlier. We are located in central Pa. We can help you with some one on one instruction if you wish. However, Dave Keesee, who works here at the shop...
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By claude
Good post.....calling hannigan is a great way to...

Good post.....calling hannigan is a great way to go. Ask for John Lee. Note that we have seen these go 100,000 miles in more than one instance. We domany hannigan sidecars and are not in the least...
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By claude
Claude / Freedom Sidecars LLC alert

I hope it is okay to post this here for i do not know what else to do at this point. We have had a major computer glitch which, thank God, is now straightened out. The backup system did not work and...
Forum: Hacks 05-13-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By claude
We have done mounts to go above the sidecar to...

We have done mounts to go above the sidecar to carry surfboards. This could be a bolt on deal .There is a BMW outfit that shows up at the fingerlakes BMW rally almost every year that carries a kyak...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,196
Posted By claude
Yes,,,,,http://electricalconnection.com/wire...ns-...

Yes,,,,,http://electricalconnection.com/wire...ns-trailer.htm
We use these guys products all the time. Trust me Some CANBUS bikes are different than others and they are great to call with questions...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 45,607
Posted By claude
Uh what is your point? Exlax will just help...

Uh what is your point?
Exlax will just help you to remain a 'regular' guy. :rofl
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 45,607
Posted By claude
you need some exlax DB :D

you need some exlax DB :D
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 45,607
Posted By claude
Interstate? Get that baby in the twisties and...

Interstate? Get that baby in the twisties and flog it....if it is close to being set right you will be surprised! :clap
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,106
Posted By claude
:clap excellent!!!

:clap excellent!!!
Forum: Hacks 05-02-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By claude
No 'on the fly' adjustments that I have ever...

No 'on the fly' adjustments that I have ever known of.
We have done quite a few with adjustable trail. Two in the works now, one with a car tire and the other with a rear tire to match the bike....
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By claude
Looks like a winner for the price! No offence Bob...

Looks like a winner for the price! No offence Bob if you are reading this ...lol.
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,368
Posted By claude
Most training sidecar rigs (and we have built...

Most training sidecar rigs (and we have built numerous ones) are designed to be light and magnify what sidecar dynamics are all about at slower speeds. On a well designed outfit these traits are...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By claude
Have passenger hold up some simple cardboard...

Have passenger hold up some simple cardboard cutouts here as you ride along. The idea is to find a place that may redistribute the turbulence to your liking. Once a spot is found you can build a...
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