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Barrick
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Twins on the way!

Post by Barrick » Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:47 pm



Hello all,
i traded my Jeep CJ5 for the gl1500, and cant get enough riding in, I live in phoenix, AZ so i ride to work everyday. I would like to take the wife out more, but she is pregnant with twin boy and girl, our first kids.

My question is: have you ever heard of making a trike kit with a three seater back seat? So all four of us can ride? I will look more into this, but i like the idea so far.

Thank you for comments.



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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by littlebeaver » Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:51 pm

Nope... Never have... I sold my Kawa 750 when my first child was on the way....didn't ride for 12 years,,, :shock: :shock:
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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by spiralout » Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:16 pm

Sounds like a perfect excuse to get a sidecar ;)

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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by Rob H » Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:06 pm

How about this........



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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by RoadRogue » Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:37 pm

Rob H wrote:How about this........
Goldwing.jpg
Perfect! I can just see this rig with two child car seats on it. :lol: :lol: :lol:
Congrats on the twins,now the fun begins........ 8-)
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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by Ghostman » Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:00 am

Look up Hannigan Tricar. Computers not cooperating this morning or I would post pics.

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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by WingAdmin » Tue Apr 21, 2015 11:50 am

I've seen a sidecar with two kid seats in it before, that might be the best route to go.

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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by brettchallenger » Tue Apr 21, 2015 1:42 pm

Congratulations on the news.
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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by redial » Thu Apr 23, 2015 8:26 pm

Yes, Hannigan have a 'wide' sidecar that they make. You could order one with built in children's seats as well :shock: . Congratulations on your twins, many interesting days and years ahead, but Keep Smiling. :?
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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by Barrick » Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:06 pm

Rob H wrote:How about this........
Goldwing.jpg

Awesome idea. thank you all for the congrats, we are truly blessed. I wanted to stay away from side car, but might end up that way.

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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by huggiebear » Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:04 pm

Congrats on your child's ,
You might need something like I have.



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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by Sidcar » Mon Apr 27, 2015 1:29 am

You need a Watsonian Oxford sidecar. It seats three children so you'll have a spare seat for future use.
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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by redial » Mon Apr 27, 2015 4:04 am

Hey Sid, do they make them to go on the other side, as well?
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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by Hoosier Jack » Mon Apr 27, 2015 5:10 am

My son said having one kid is like having a kid. Having two is like having 10. :D

You may be looking for a convertible car.

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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by vtxcandyred » Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:39 pm

Congrats on the twins!!!!! My twins are thirty-three y.o. Boys. They're mirror twins. As different as day and night and EXACTLY THE SAME TOO!!!!!!!!

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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by Sidcar » Tue Apr 28, 2015 1:24 am

"Hey Sid, do they make them to go on the other side, as well?"


Yup, I've read about them being used in the good old USA on the USCAR website.

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(Hey Redial did you see we won a Test Match, I had to go and sit down)

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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by redial » Tue Apr 28, 2015 2:09 am

Hey Redial did you see we won a Test Match, I had to go and sit down)
The rugby will be on soon, so we will see how often you have to sit then :lol:
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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by seelyark1 » Tue Apr 28, 2015 10:58 am

At least you have Rugby. Now our politicians are trying to tell us how to play Football :oops: :lol: Beginning to see more sidecars around. :D There are some really good looking ones, but seems to me that it would be strange to drive. 8-)
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Re: Twins on the way!

Post by Sidcar » Tue Apr 28, 2015 12:27 pm

Politicians over here avoid interfering in football they know it's political suicide.
The Oxford is a case of function over form. It's good at what it does, carrying a family, but isn't that stylish.
Sidecars are certainly different to drive but once you've learnt the skill (I learnt driving my first sidecar outfit home from the dealer) they can be very satisfying to drive.

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