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spoodler

1,150 posts

41 months

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Forgot to say... first time I died in a 'bike accident I was taken to hospital in my mate's outfit so they are obviously better at transporting bodies than solo 'bikes!

SystemParanoia

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9,696 posts

84 months

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was this you?



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spoodler

1,150 posts

41 months

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Nah, I think the body's in better nick on that one...

srob

9,448 posts

124 months

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Have you ever seen trials sidecars? Mad things they are - my brother dislocated his shoulder falling out of one at Mallory a few years back hehe

spoodler

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41 months

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Many moons back (before we all grew up) - the test for a quick 'bike was to race up Cheddar Gorge. For a long time (even tho' I had a Zed thou' streetfighter and a mate had a CCM Supermoto) the best time was set by a Beamish Suzuki with a trials chair - the rider and passenger must have had massive faith in each other!
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Hooli

28,107 posts

86 months

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Given the choice of a combination or trike when I couldn't ride a bike anymore, i'd take the combination everytime. They look right in the same way trikes look like spaz chariots.

SystemParanoia

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9,696 posts

84 months

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lol

aeropilot

8,911 posts

113 months

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aeropilot said:
You need to actually ride(drive) a proper original WW2 Zundapp KS750 outfit before you say that....especially off-road where you can use the locking diff and low range gearbox (I admit I've not driven one, only had a pax ride, but it was an amazing bit of kit)
German engineering masterclass of the time.

A genuine KS750 outfit is on my lottery win Top 10 bike garage list smile
Using and abusing 70 year machines smile

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZfibDVmQOs&fea...

TimmyWimmyWoo

3,625 posts

67 months

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Definitely the way to go.


redstu

2,270 posts

125 months

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aeropilot said:
Using and abusing 70 year machines smile

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZfibDVmQOs&fea...
Fantastic, that looks like a great holiday.

srob

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124 months

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SystemParanoia

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9,696 posts

84 months

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srob said:
that number 11 wasnt scared of the throttle! wow!!

could a 2 wheeler even keep pace with that ?

Hooli

28,107 posts

86 months

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srob said:
That No11 is sodding barmy rofl I've ridden around there & it's about as wide as a pavement, how the hell does he find room to drift like that? clap

bogie

10,190 posts

158 months

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awesome smile

my neighbor races F1 Sidecar, this is a round at Cadwell of the lead outfit...good views of the guys in front

http://youtu.be/aPBOkioCoeI

always wanted to have a go myself, but im not flexible enough these days...I managed a go around the paddock at Cadwell smile

did anyone on here buy the road legal F1 outfit that was for sale recently in classifieds? ...my missus put the dampers on that one after I told her I would always need a passenger for a Sunday run out wink

GadgeS3C

3,465 posts

50 months

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TimmyWimmyWoo said:
Definitely the way to go.

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srob

9,448 posts

124 months

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SystemParanoia said:
that number 11 wasnt scared of the throttle! wow!!

could a 2 wheeler even keep pace with that ?
He's a bit of a star. I took a mate to watch some old bike racing at Snetterton earlier this year, and the Westons (who own/run that bike - there's a whole family of them racing on this outfit and a yellow one the same at various times, so it's hard to tell who's on which one) were lifting the sidecar wheel and wheelying it out of the final chicane hehe

I'd love to have a go at 'proper' big wheeler sidecar racing. I've a few mates that race modern F2 stuff and even they consider this lot mentaillists, which is a bit of the old pot/kettle, black syndrome laugh

SystemParanoia

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9,696 posts

84 months

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might try and get my kids into this smile


roboxm3

1,698 posts

81 months

SystemParanoia

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9,696 posts

84 months

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http://youtu.be/3EnSmkO6fOQ

pair of guys ripping round france in their 1200 bandit outfit.

it seems to be a normal, passenger sidecar, but this guy is hanging out of it like hes trying to win the motoGP lol

http://youtu.be/u0hlGF3aP4c

and here are the same pair sticking to the rear of a Ducatti monster round the twisties.


Edited by SystemParanoia on Tuesday 9th October 15:08

heretheygo

1,116 posts

91 months

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looks arty stuff;




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