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Old 08-06-2011, 07:48 PM
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Default Re: Felt MP with 6.5+Hp engine mounted in a sidecar?

Originally Posted by recumbentbill View Post
Sounds good to me although I would be concerned about having the driven wheel off to the side. Would the driven wheel create a safety concern when you turn to the left and the side car wheel lifts off the road. Would the motor driven wheel suddenlyspeed up and grab the road and cause the bike to pull to the left. [when the wheel makes contact back with the road. Also turning right would the side car drive wheel cause the front wheel to lose traction especially on wet streets.
I like the side car on the Russia Urel where both rear wheels pull
Just a thought
Yep, that was exactly what I was worried about. What side of the bike to mount the sidecar? Torque steer and cornering. Weight and balance issues.
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