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Old 01-10-2011, 08:43 AM   #21
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Do mini's count?
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I have Two Classic Bikes That i ride regularly. An '86 Yamaha Venture Royale with a California Sidecar Friendship II Flip front convertible sidecar that I have owned since '86 with 86,000 mile on it. Also a '75 Yamaha XS-650 Street tracker that I Built this past winter. Took it to the Indy Moto Gp races where I entered it in the Boz Bros Custom bike show and took first place with it. I have about 300 miles on it and plan to ride it a lot more, its a blast.
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Back in 96 a year or so after I stopped racing it.
91 bandit 400---- now it sits up in my attic waiting for a new gsxr motor.
CLASSIC BIKES...post your pics here.

I couldn't resist.
The 89 was my first gsxr. The lower 90 is my all time favorite. Looking for one to restore. VERY hard to find an original bike.
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I have Two Classic Bikes That i ride regularly. An '86 Yamaha Venture Royale with a California Sidecar Friendship II Flip front convertible sidecar that I have owned since '86 with 86,000 mile on it. Also a '75 Yamaha XS-650 Street tracker that I Built this past winter. Took it to the Indy Moto Gp races where I entered it in the Boz Bros Custom bike show and took first place with it. I have about 300 miles on it and plan to ride it a lot more, its a blast.
Someday, I want to ride in a sidecar - it must be a blast!
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Depends on whos in control of the rig.....LOL, can be fun or can be terrifying!!
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Screw a sidecar, I want that XS650.... oooooooOOooOoo fkn droooool....
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It was terrifying to me, it's like a go-cart that has no steering wheel or brakes and somebody else controls the throttle.
I found driving it to be an uneasy feeling too. It kinda pulled to the right, didn't turn worth a and doesn't lean at all.
On the other hand I can see how it's a good way to carry a passenger and lots of stuff (just not with me in it).
That's why I want to ride in one someday ...if I could fit in it
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[QUOTE=Ken Fontenot;2765228]I have Two Classic Bikes That i ride regularly. An '86 Yamaha Venture Royale with a California Sidecar Friendship II Flip front convertible sidecar that I have owned since '86 with 86,000 mile on it.
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can 3 people ride on that bike?
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Sidecars can be scary, especially the first time you try to drive one, yep thats right, DRIVE, no countersteering unless of course You fly the car (Lift the car off the ground, like a sideways wheelie, lots of fun)! I've done over 85,000 miles on it so its not scary at all anymore. Just like riding a regular bike, it has to become second nature to where you really dont have to think about it. This one has an electric lean on it and a brake on the sidecar, attached to the front brake on the bike....actually handles really well.
When You Accelerate it wants to pull to the right, when you brake it pulls left, when You turn right the cars wants to come up, left turns it plows and doesnt want to turn, pushes sidecar down......you just have to anticipate it and compensate, comes naturally after a while. Its not difficult or scary, just different. The Yamaha Venture does a great job of powering the rig.....it will definatly go as fast as you would like to go, trust me....LOL.
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Old 01-10-2011, 11:03 PM   #36
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Yes three can ride comfortably! We do it all the time. Actually have full communications, three headsets, Rider, passenger and Sidecar passenger for AM/FM, Cassette, MP3 player, Full duplex intercom, and CB.
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Old 01-10-2011, 11:13 PM   #37
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Old 01-11-2011, 02:37 AM   #38
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Cool, I had one of those XL's....same year. Was a fun bike.
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