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What Did You Do With Your Sidecar Today?

What I did today was ride my rig from our shop in Enumclaw WA to SLC Utah to meet up with my brother in law, In the morning my wife and I will be going with a group riding and camping in Moab then onto death valley. Been a long time since I was in a part of the country with proper speed limits, even with the electric trim adjusted all the way up we still have a bit of a pull to the right when I get it over about and indicated 90 MPH which is the speed needed to stay with the flow of traffic in parts of southern Idaho and Utah. For this trip we took the off road tires off of the bike and went with automotive tires, we had them on all three positions but found that a 175 was just to wide on the front so now we have a 170 motorcycle rear tire on the front.
Attached is a photo of the bike we are on.
Jay G
DMC sidecars
http://www.dmcsidecars.com
866-638-1793

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Jay G DMC sidecars www.dmcsidecars.com 15616 Carbonado South Prairie RD Buckley WA 98321 866-638-1793 Hours Monday - Thursday 6-4:30

Hi Folks:
I thought I had my problem solves. Evidently screw type hose clamps don't work with Fuel Injected BMW's. I had to take it "all apart" again. This time it went quicker because of what I learned a couple of weeks ago.
At this report I have it nearly all back together - again.
I have a second sidecar project to report on. I bought a Spirit Eagle that needed some TLC. I bought it to resell. I am tinkering it up as we speak.

Spent the day on the dirt in Moab.
Jay G
DMC sidecars
http://www.dmcsidecars.com
866-638-1793

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Jay G DMC sidecars www.dmcsidecars.com 15616 Carbonado South Prairie RD Buckley WA 98321 866-638-1793 Hours Monday - Thursday 6-4:30

Good to see you out of the shop and in the dirt, Jay.
Have fun with your wife and the 3 wheeler.
Sven

I've never been to Moab or other adjacent areas. Maybe in conjunction with the 2016 USCA National Rally. We've had several days above freezing here, so interest in riding is building.

Yesterday I rode my just finished (if a rig is ever finished) R1150RT Champion Escort rig home from Bill Drapers home shop. Wet roads and some rain for the maiden voyage. Today Liz is going for her first ride in it. Sure hope she likes it, she hated the Friendship 1 we had a few years ago. The Escort with the flip front and more room seems to slove most of the things that she did not like on the Friendship 1.

Yesterday we tinkered on the "Banana (coco) split" (Ural Tourist, 2007) for to get her running once she recieved a new batery next week.
Sven

On Saturday made a run down to Hico, Texas for pie on PI Day. Got'r dirty ...lol

Rode mine today into Ball Ground and back, ran into 12 bikers going the other way, in the middle of the crowd was a smaller bike with a sidecar. Only the 3rd one I have seen in our area in the last 2 years. See a few trikes now and then but one of the 10 best trike dealerships in 20 miles up the road in Jasper GA.

Hi John:
I think I have had pie at that place. We have a friend near Hico who invited us for "Calf Slobber Meringue Pie" at a place just east of hiway 281. The pie was good as was the conversation. My wife and I were riding our rig from border to border on 281 and stopped to visit old friends.
Say!! That is a mighty fine looking rig. Is that a Ural or a DMC. I only have two guesses today.