Goldwing Trike


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bikerbobw
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Goldwing Trike

Postby bikerbobw » Sun May 01, 2011 9:33 pm



Can a person put a car tire on the front of a Goldwing Trike? If so what works best?



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Re: Goldwing Trike

Postby staggerwing13 » Sun May 01, 2011 11:46 pm

I'm no expert on this subject but I doubt you will find an automobile tire that would fit the front of a GoldWing Trike. Which means you would have to replace the whole front end. Anyway why would anyone want to use an automobile tire on the front of a trike anyway? Motorcycle tires are a better choice.

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Re: Goldwing Trike

Postby bikerbobw » Mon May 02, 2011 5:10 am

Just a thought the bike tire is rounded so one can lean into the turns the car tire is flat. with a trike you don't lean so you so you don't need the rounded face the bike tire lasts about 25000 miles and cost more than a car tire that runs about 50000. Just a thought " it runs more miles and costs less " .

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Re: Goldwing Trike

Postby staggerwing13 » Mon May 02, 2011 9:36 am

Trying to save a buck using car tires may sound good but you have to remember that motorcycle tires are built differently than automobile tires. Stronger sidewalls and far superior design. Although the trike seems to ride more like a car the pressure on the sidewalls of the front trike tire are quite different that that of a car.

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Re: Goldwing Trike

Postby trike lady » Mon May 02, 2011 8:47 pm

Eurowing has an entire front fork assembly with automotive style front tire.
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eagle045
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Re: Goldwing Trike

Postby eagle045 » Wed May 04, 2011 11:32 pm

I just put on a Bridgestone (BT45) on the front and had it mounted in reverse. I have 2100 miles on it so far and I can say I like it...

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Re: Goldwing Trike

Postby tfdeputydawg » Fri May 06, 2011 7:02 am

As stated "Euro Wing". I understand the cost of that front end modification is approx. $4,000 :roll:




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