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The Dangerous Trike

Squag1

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Friends K75 fairing respray
 

slim63

Never surrender
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That sits surprisingly well now mate (y)

Once its on the road if you get any head shake over bumps you might want to look at getting a square section sidecar type front tyre, normal bike tyres tend so skip a bit over bumps on a trike due to the small contact patch & a sidecar one with a bigger contact patch should eliminate this although it does make the steering heavier its a cheap & easy fix

You can also mess around with rear tyre pressures running them low usually helps handling 25psi is not unusual but it does depend on each particular trike some are fine at normal pressure some skip & bounce/slide when being "enthusiastic" on a swingarm trike
 

Dangerous Brian

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That sits surprisingly well now mate (y)

Once its on the road if you get any head shake over bumps you might want to look at getting a square section sidecar type front tyre, normal bike tyres tend so skip a bit over bumps on a trike due to the small contact patch & a sidecar one with a bigger contact patch should eliminate this although it does make the steering heavier its a cheap & easy fix

You can also mess around with rear tyre pressures running them low usually helps handling 25psi is not unusual but it does depend on each particular trike some are fine at normal pressure some skip & bounce/slide when being "enthusiastic" on a swingarm trike

if you remember Slim I did look for a square profile tyre but my wheel is 17”. I now have a flatter back wheel fitted to the front with the rotation marks removed because it is backward
 

Dangerous Brian

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Friends K75 fairing respray
I wanted the BMW Sunset Orange but the paint supplier did not have it. The stuff I got has to be sprayed on a silver primmer. As I layered the top coat the colour changes, had to respray two side panels as they got too dark.
Up close you can see the variation but I’ll tell people it is a unique feature I added
 

slim63

Never surrender
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if you remember Slim I did look for a square profile tyre but my wheel is 17”. I now have a flatter back wheel fitted to the front with the rotation marks removed because it is backward

Sorry mate I do remember now, the old brain wasn't working well earlier, if you look at the time I posted (4.43am) I had already been up nearly 3 hours then :(
 

Pow-Lo

I am Grasshopper!
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I wanted the BMW Sunset Orange but the paint supplier did not have it. The stuff I got has to be sprayed on a silver primmer. As I layered the top coat the colour changes, had to respray two side panels as they got too dark.
Up close you can see the variation but I’ll tell people it is a unique feature I added
My four-wheeled Panzer is that colour. It's amazing, especially in the sun (y)
 

Squag1

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You cut me deep sir.
But I do need to change the front brake master cylinder for one off a K1100.....
Where do you park your bike :rolleyes:
OMG somebody takes me seriously :)

Bike well locked up.
I only had mine off once and forgot to disconnect the heated grips.:rolleyes:
A bit of soldering had to be done.
 

Malone

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Saw this in another site. How to get to ridiculous in one go?
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slim63

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I’ve had nightmares make more feckin sense than that, goes to show drugs are not always the answer.
I think its an absolutely brilliant bit of left field madness, absolutely useless, pointless, downright crazy & possibly unsafe but brilliant all the same :)

Whoever made that must have had one of those "because I can" moments & that is to be applauded in these times of sensible, straight laced, boring restriction ...... made me smile anyway so well done that man (y)
 
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