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Old 09-09-2010, 08:05 AM
fasteddy fasteddy is offline
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Default Re: Side car for a Mountain Bike?

If you want to look up what I did it is on the board trackers and vintage thread, page 5.

If you want more info please feel free to ask. Silver Bear is absolutely correct when he said that you will need to beef up your power train when you add a sidecar for an adult rider. You will also need to go to a 3 point mounting and not build it as a 2 point mount like I did.
I will be adding a 3rd mounting point because the weight of the sidecar makes turns difficult when you try to pull the bike upright as you come out of the turn. Add an adult and I can't imagine how hard it would be.

Anything I have found that can be bought as a bike sidecar is child sized. I'm sure for good reason.

Build it and we will all help. They are a fun ride.

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