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Forum: Hacks 04-16-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Two little ones

I've read allot about the regulations in Ontario Canada for sidecars and talked to a cop friend of mine. My interpretation of side car capacity is this. If the manufacturer built it and registered it...
Forum: Hacks 03-20-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Maybe something like a sand rail

So. I've been thinking. And looking. And pondering. I'm wondering about not going through the hassle and expense of finding an old side car cutting it up and throwing away hunks of it just to end up...
Forum: Hacks 03-12-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Child 2 = sidecar number 2

So, great news everyone, I'm about to be a father again. It's a couple of weeks before we find out if it's a boy or girl so we've nicknamed he/she BEAN. Aply named by the last ultrasound tec, Jumping...
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
From the wilds of VT

Not proud of it but yes, motor muck did carry coolers full of beer for 30 close friends at the mosport speedway. Yes it ferried beautiful women to the bathroom usuall 2 at a time. Yes the car seat...
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Of interest

So, I as you may have noticed I stopped posting for a while. The truth of it is that LG and I have run over 5000 km on the rig. He has named it the motor muck, loves the thing. Every time I come home...
Forum: Hacks 05-23-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Out of time

So, things have all but come to a halt, death in the family, birthdays, busy as hell at work. Life is getting in the way of biking and building. Well the overtime has given e enough cash to really...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Luckily I'm a French Canadian. Maybe something...

Luckily I'm a French Canadian. Maybe something to consider. I wonder if anyone has one in the GTA that I could look at.
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Pissed Cursed evenning

I'm pissed, everything went wrong, broke / bent 2 1 inch hole saws, 1 dril bit and burnt my hand, nothing to report except damage. So I sat there and planned out my upper rear sub frame. My skills...
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Very cool rig Don, I'm hoping that LG and I have...

Very cool rig Don, I'm hoping that LG and I have lots of good times on this bike. I've got lots of fond memories of bikes with my dad. I started at three years old with a Honda mini trail, a 1971, my...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
A cool looking beast, wonder how it works on...

A cool looking beast, wonder how it works on uneven ground, as for a Ural, I'd rather die than buy a 40 year old new bike ( sorry Ural guys nothing personal just my opinion ). I had a friend that had...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Thank you for the compliments, they are always...

Thank you for the compliments, they are always appreciated.
As for the flexit it, not really a fan of a fully articulated side car, but I’ve been really looking at the Kalich style of side cars,...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Laugh Uncle ron

AAAAH Yes! Uncle Ron, A picture perfect rendition of how not to go down a hill with a KLR, a guy who the bike gods have given a pocket full of ONE FREE's too, and didn't complain when he over spent...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Tech Department Review.

Well for the first time since it was a bunch of bits LG has seen what all the noise is about.

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w513/DakarCouple/Georgina-20120502-00058.jpg


So it's a...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
WWW.PRO-TOOLS.COM (http://www.PRO-TOOLS.COM) for...

WWW.PRO-TOOLS.COM (http://www.PRO-TOOLS.COM) for the bender, the tube is mostly P/O 1 1/2 .120 wall, with some lighter stuff mixed in in less crutial areas, and a piece of .180 for the rear main...
Forum: Hacks 05-02-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Some accomplishments

Well did some work last night, its starting to come together, still have to sort out the upper rear strut, finish the caliper holder, the subframe, and the wiring for the lights, plus build a base...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Color Options

Well, I've just had an interesting conversation with a friend of mine. He feels the sidecar ( gun metal gray ) roll cage ( flat black ) would look far more interesting if the bike matched it, rather...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Busy Night

I had some time last night and was actually able to assemble some stuff, I had this horrific dream the night before that the roll cage interfered with the rear upper strut mount, Well the bike gods...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Did some work this weekend, made progress

So, fridays beginning post covered the first 5 months now you get stuff as hit happends.

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w513/DakarCouple/Georgina-20120428-00008.jpg

Sub Frame comming...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
I appreciate the input and need to thank the...

I appreciate the input and need to thank the INMATES of ADV, becuase of the info they have put out there on side car building and installation not much of my build was a suprise, there is the...
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Thank you. I appreciate the compliment

Thank you. I appreciate the compliment
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
A basement full of bikes and bent pipe. My wife...

A basement full of bikes and bent pipe. My wife loves it. Il send you a list of stuff once I'm done.
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Ya, the original chassis is less than stellar on...

Ya, the original chassis is less than stellar on the Velorex, but I've upgraded the axle to a hardened 17mm, the use of the klr rear wheel left the 17 mm the maximum size i could accomidate due to...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Finally Gone

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w513/DakarCouple/Georgina-20120419-00834.jpg

Snake paint job gone. :D

Wife has decided that the sidecar should go on her bike, the rational is, her and LG...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
OOH YA, Stuff's getting painted

Feel like I'm making progress now. http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w513/DakarCouple/IMG-20120410-00771.jpg

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w513/DakarCouple/IMG-20120413-00799.jpg

...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Still more work, but taking shape. ...

Still more work, but taking shape.

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w513/DakarCouple/IMG-20120303-00589.jpg

...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Shameless Self Promotion

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w513/DakarCouple/dirty-1.jpg

My wife, how cool is she.

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w513/DakarCouple/busa.jpg
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Harbour Freight pipe notcher

Harbour Freight pipe notcher courtesy of Snow Bird parents arrived, upped my game, made my less than spectacular welding look allot better. Maybe I'm an ok welder, but a crappy fabricator.
...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Pro Tools, great piece of gear, but expensive.

Pro Tools, great piece of gear, but expensive.
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
First Part Complete

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w513/DakarCouple/IMG-20120227-00569.jpg
It Looks pretty simply but was about a weeks worth of work, I've never intentionally bent a pipe. Wife came to help after...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,471
Posted By Dakar Couple
Cool2 Bringing the three things I love most together

Bringing the three things I love most together
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SO, I was an easy decision to make over all. I started with...
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