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Humorous article on sidecars

  • 12 Sep 2012 10:17 AM
    Message # 1070584


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  • 25 Oct 2013 10:51 AM
    Reply # 1421159 on 1070584
    Thanks for posting that link.   As someone who has been playing with sidecars for over forty  years I can identify with the situations described albeit with the sidecar on the other side.  Also, I've driven those English roads back in 77 so I can see it all in my mind.  Too funny.
  • 09 Mar 2014 8:04 PM
    Reply # 1514049 on 1070584
    Sandy Ross wrote:


    Hi Sandy,
    thanks for posting that. Oh, the nostalgia.
    BTW, my plunger frame Gold Flash was hitched to a Garrard Grand Prix instead of a Busmar triple adult.
    Note that unlike the Busmar, the Garrard will fit underneath a semi, just in front of the duallys. I dunno what the passenger was fussing about, it wasn't even raining under there.
    And still she married me.
    Fred Hill, S'toon.
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  • 27 Jun 2015 1:05 PM
    Reply # 3406893 on 1070584

    My first bike at 16years was a BSA M20 with std single sports sidecar. I made up a tradesman's box to haul scrap metal to the taters, later a stake box for bigger stuff. Came home from Bewdly to Birmingham with a dozen Christmas trees in it, plus a fairly big Scots lad who was a wannabe monkey hanging out on the roundabouts. Later on we both had "pride" bikes Mine a sprung hub Thunderbird, his a 88 Dommi, but the fun bike was still the sidecar. Paul.

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