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leaner sidecar

thank you advrider for introducing me to me next major fabrication project and the future consumption of all my time.

silvi will probably appreciate this also as a metal worker.

I had never heard of a side car that lets the bike lean as normal until I stumbled on one in the sidecar thread and asked around.

seems that searching "Schwenker gespann" gets you more feedback than "leaning sidecar" in English






so simple - no need to link brakes, only 2 points of contact so it can be easily removed or attached at a moments notice. still rides just like a solo bike. and would allow to take one of my kids along for the ride or even out to go camping.
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I think these could be popular in the US since they work better for the sport bike crowd.

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Looks awesome and there's a dog in it and its made of metal so your right I love it.... Only thing I see that makes it different from just solo bike it the same with all side cars(other then ural) is the slight drag to the right. But that's so minor you get use to it fast

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speaking of dogs in sidecars, this is one of the funniest things ive ever seen.

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thank you advrider for introducing me to me next major fabrication project and the future consumption of all my time.

silvi will probably appreciate this also as a metal worker.

I had never heard of a side car that lets the bike lean as normal until I stumbled on one in the sidecar thread and asked around.

seems that searching "Schwenker gespann" gets you more feedback than "leaning sidecar" in English





so simple - no need to link brakes, only 2 points of contact so it can be easily removed or attached at a moments notice. still rides just like a solo bike. and would allow to take one of my kids along for the ride or even out to go camping.

That's pretty cool. I'll bet that in a tight right hand turn the dog could lick your face! A plus for dog lovers no doubt.

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speaking of dogs in sidecars, this is one of the funniest things ive ever seen.

That little sidecar was obviously designed, and probably built at secret facility in Roswell, New Mexico. Think aliens - rather looks like one, doesn't it?

In fact, I'll bet that isn't really a dog!

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Why just have one leaning side car?

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the double is way too wide.

I have found some old 1950's photos about sidecars that could be taken off the frame and used as a tiny boat on lakes with a little outboard motor on it. and I saw one modern sidecar that used a kayak for the body that could be removed and used as a... kayak.
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that's a pretty darned cool sidecar...I did the google search as suggested and got this: https://translate.google.com/transla...ml&prev=search
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