|25 May, 2015 - 25 Special, Weird & Wacky Motorcycle Sidecars - Part 3|
|#Sidecars #Weird - It's been a while since we've shown you very special motorcycle sidecars. Sidecars on their own are special already, but sometimes the owners go a few steps further in customizing their rides. Of course many have changed their sidecar to be more "beautiful", but others out of necessity. In other words, sidecars that can be used professionally. Here are 25 such special sidecars, beautiful, useful and/or just plain wacky.|
|21 January, 2015 - Movie: Johnny Depp, Ural Motorcycles and Mortdecai|
|#Movie #JohnnyDepp #Ural - We got some interesting information about the Ural Motorcycle chase scene in the new Johnny Depp movie Mortdecai. Looks like an excellent and very funny movie.|
|5 January, 2015 - A Good Motorcycle Ride, When You Outgun SUVs|
|#Funny #GunsOnMotorcycles - This is of course a recurring wet dream of mine. Being able to ride my motorcycle and blast away at any SUV or car that misbehaves on the road.|
Who's your daddy now?
|8 September, 2014 - Real Motorcycle Ambulances|
|#Ambulances #Sidecars #Medical - Often in many countries you can not get to a medical emergency and transport the needy quickly and efficiently with a normal (and expensive) ambulance. That is why there are many motorcycle ambulances operating in these areas of the world. fast, efficient and low cost. Here are several of them.|
|1 September, 2014 - Annual Ural European Meeting - Sense Of Humor|
|#Ural #Event #Austria - Russian Ural motorcycles are holding their annual gathering for European riders next weekend, and their PR department have a wicked sense of humor if you have a look at the event's poster. Wicked.|
|24 April, 2014 - Video: Ural Philippines|
|#Ural #Philippines #Video - It's not everyday you get to see an infomercial or video from Ural in the Philippines, but here you go. |
In this 2 and 1/2 minutes video you get to see two Ural motorcycle sidecars playing around in the Philippines landscapes.
|1 August, 2013 - DIY Redneck Motorcycle Sidecar|
|#Funny #Sidecar #DIY - Hmmmm creativity known no boundaries. Making your own motorcycle sidecar seems easy.|
|18 June, 2013 - Ads: Ural Motorcycles - Break Out Of Boredom|
|#Ural #Advertisement - Even Russian motorcycle manufacturers advertise. Everyone has to advertise, but to be successful, you need to do good, if not great, ads. Russian motorcycle maker Ural has two good print ads.|
Both ads say it all, the tag line reads "Routine, boredom, office slavery and chains of marriage – this is not about people who ride bikes. Ural motorcycle sets you free. It helps you get away from all this, and gives you absolute freedom.".
There you go, Ural sets you free. So go little bird, enjoy your freedom.
|18 June, 2012 - Relooked Ural Sidecar|
|The Ural sidecar has been around for ages. Made in Russia, the Ural is a beast in a field of beauties, but it's a beast that can take almost any punishment you can throw at it, and still beg for more. |
Used as army motorcycle, and on its own it's a special and noticeable motorcycle sidecar. But the folks are Destino in Australia re-looked the sidecar into something more modern and pretty......
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|23 April, 2012 - Matra Announce 1st Electric Sidecar|
|#sidecar #electric - To our knowledge this is the first ever electric sidecar that will appear in the market shortly. But before you imagine an electric Ural or similar, I'm sorry to have to disappoint you. |
The Matra SIDE is an electric scooter, with an equivalent of a 50cc engine, i.e., a moped. The SIDE uses as basis the Matra e-MO XP electric scooter, to which they have added a sidecar.
Click on the headline to continue reading this story.......
|6 June, 2011 - Ewan McGregor, A Motorcycle Sidecar And A Dog|
|Ewan McGregor bought a motorcycle sidecar. Not to transport his lovely wife, but to bring along his dog. |
Any reason to go for a motorcycle ride is a good one, and bringing the dog for a ride is as good as it gets.
|26 May, 2011 - A 5 Wheels Motorcycle?|
|You've got to ask yourself what is going on here. |
Is the scooter a backup for the motorcycle? Is it a break-down service for small motorcycles and scooters? Is it a his and hers thing?
|25 November, 2010 - Sport Motorcycle With Small, Streamlined Sport Sidecar|
|We all know that having a sidecar next to your motorcycle is going to slow things down. Sidecars, even the modern, aerodynamic ones, create quite a lot of drag. |
And if you don't really need a sidecar other than transporting something small, then why not opt for this...
|17 September, 2010 - Now That Is The Way To Carry A Lot Of People|
|Need more than 7 or 8 people on your motorcycle? This guy can help. He's got it figured out. |
A sidecar on his motorcycle is not enough.... a roof can also carry passengers.
|3 May, 2010 - 52 Special Motorcycle Sidecars|
|Motorcycle (or scooter) sidecars, don't need to be boring.... |
Some sidecars are incredibly designed, and some are made to be very practical. Here are 52 motorcycle sidecars that are unusual.
|19 January, 2010 - Special Motorcycle Sidecars: Speedboat|
|Very nice. Here are two motorcycle sidecars with a speedboat as the sidecar part. |
Both look like you can actually put the speedboat part into the water... cool.
|14 January, 2010 - Italy: Motorcycle Sidecar Museum|
|In a small town in middle Italy, known for its motorcycle sidecar races, there is an interesting museum. |
Two exhibits are shown in the museum; sidecars and Motorcycles & Cinema.
A worthwhile visit.
|3 December, 2009 - Motorcycle Trailer As Sidecar|
|Who said that a motorcycle trailer, the one you pull, has to be behind you? |
Not Tow-Pac, who have a motorcycle "trailer" which is located besides you, just like a sidecar.
Interesting concept, is it not?
|13 October, 2009 - Wheelchair Sidecar Motorcycle - Simple and Effective|
|Nicely done and executed modification of a sidecar to accommodate a wheelchair. It allows a wheelchair biker to roll in the wheelchair and ride away, with the motorcycle command & control units on the sidecar portion. |
|7 August, 2009 - Braving The Morning Rush Hour On A Motorcycle|
|To face the morning rush hour when riding a motorcycle, you either have to be very brave in some cities, or have the right equipment. |
These three lads have both...
|28 July, 2009 - Chinese Army Motorcycle Stunt|
|Passenger: Please stop.. we need to change the side tire on the motorcycle sidecar! |
Rider: Stop? Are you out of your cotton pickin' mind. We've got to eat!
Passenger: Okay, I'll change it on the go, please lean to the left...
|24 July, 2009 - Special Edition Ural Sidecar: Red October|
|Russian Ural motorcycles has a 30 unit special edition sidecars the Red October. |
The special edition is to honor the book/movie The Hunt For Red October...
|23 July, 2009 - Coffin Motorcycle - Not A Hearse|
|Nice customization job. It's a motorcycle/sidecar combo in the shape of a coffin. |
So it's not a hearse, but it does have a coffin... hmmmm..
|24 June, 2009 - Special Motorcycle Sidecars: Laverada Supercar|
|Here is another amazing sidecar! It's based on a Laverda motorcycle, and a home built supercar as the "side". |
It took 10 years to make this amazing beauty! Incredible passion!
|10 June, 2009 - Movies On Motorcycles|
|Nice idea, some creative entrepreneur is going around with his mobile cinema on a motorcycle-sidecar. |
The projector is built-in to the sidecar part of the motorcycle. Good idea, I hope it works out for him.
|4 May, 2009 - DIY Motorcycle Sidecar #2|
|Motorcycle sidecars do not need to be expensive. yes, you can go out and buy a Ural with sidecar, but this solution is cheaper. |
He only got the position wrong...
|21 April, 2009 - Cool Motorcycle Sidecar, And I Mean COOL!|
|This is a COOL, if not ICE COLD, motorcycle and sidecar. It's part of the Cool Cycles Ice Cream Co's offering for those of you looking for something to do, and make a buck or two. |
US$39,000 gets you a franchise, including the motorcycle, allowing you to go to events and sell ice cream out of the motorcycle sidecar.
What a cool idea...
|17 April, 2009 - eRanger: Motorcycle Ambulance Manufacturer|
|As a follow-up of the article for 2 weeks ago about motorcycle ambulances in the Sudan, here's a look at the company that makes these versatile and cheap ambulances. |
eRanger produces not only motorcycle ambulances, but also mobile medical clinics, water treatment and even mobile education units.
Very cool products!
|6 April, 2009 - Sudan Combats Maternal Mortality With Motorcycles|
|UNICEF have deployed these special motorcycle sidecar ambulances in Southern Sudan. |
The female mortality rate at childbirth there is the highest in the world, with one out of 6 women dying at childbirth.
The motorcycle ambulance will bring the women to proper healthcare facilities.
|19 February, 2009 - Dog On Motorcycle Sidecar USA Tour|
|Van Federick and his faithful dog, Bobaji, are travelling cross the USA in a motorcycle sidecar, with a mission. |
They want people to know the advantages of neutering/splaying your animals, hopefully stopping all the animals in the overcrowded shelters from being put to sleep.
They even produced a nice and catchy video.
|12 February, 2009 - History: Jaguar Motorcycle Sidecar|
|Here's something I just learned while surfing the net... |
Did you know that the famous car manufacturer Jaguar, started life as a luxury motorcycle sidecar manufacturer. The step from sidecars to cars was an easy one, but for quite some time, they made both.
|14 January, 2009 - DIY Motorcycle Sidecar|
|Need a motorcycle sidecar, but can't afford one. |
Here's one way of getting one on the cheap...
|28 October, 2008 - Is It A Quad? A Sidecar ? A Motorcycle?|
|Here's a very strange and unusual vehicle, a cross between a motorcycle (Voxan), sidecar and a quad. |
It has four wheels, three of them turn, and two side panels like in a sidecar. It's the K-Pteron.
|3 September, 2008 - 2 Seats Not Enough On A Motorcycle? Want 5? No Problem|
|Sometimes 2 or even 3 seats just isn't enough on a motorcycle. If you got a SWMBO and 3 kids, you've got a problem. |
But not for this Harley-Davidson dealer in the USA. Using 4 engines, he made a single motorcycle with 5 seats.
Oh yeah, he also used a beer keg!
|19 August, 2008 - Motorcycle For Dirty Bikers|
|What to do when you get dirty from riding your motorcycle all day long? |
Here's the solution...
|25 June, 2008 - One Spouse, 2 Kids: What To Ride?|
|Riding a motorcycle while you have a spouse and 2 kids is going to be difficult (unless you live in Asia, where you can fit 10 people on a bike). French company Side-Bike has the solution; ZEUS |
Zeus is a 2 person side car, two wheel drive equipped with a 2 liter Peugeot engine developing more torque than you can shake a stick at. Add in the pillion, and your average family of 2 plus 1.2 kids can ride a motorcycle.
or you can use the hot-rod style trike, the Celtic. This time we're talking THREE wheel drive, and faster than the car equivalent. This motorcycle will hold 2 passengers, plus all their luggage.
|24 June, 2008 - Want To Ride A Motorcycle Sidecar In Style?|
|Riding on a motorcycle is not exactly easy. It's not like driving a Bentley is it? |
Manilla Imperial Motors has the product to change that; the Zion Motorcycle with sidecar. Even as the rider you have a sunroof..
|16 November, 2007 - VW Bus Scooter Sidecar|
|Wooow... a VW Bus sidecar for a scooter... |
What will they think of next? Some job!! Nice....
|12 June, 2007 - Airplane Sidecar|
|Henrik Tóth must have spent quite some time transforming his Yamaha into this sidecar. |
Notice the details (including bullet holes). He won a motorcycle show in Hungary with this design.
|28 May, 2007 - Touring Normandy On A Ural Sidecar|
|We've written a lot about exotic places to tour on your holidays, but here in Normandy, you can also book your holidays, riding the World War II beaches in style. |
Moto Masala will organize your tour riding a Ural sidecar or a Royal Enfield Bullet. Prices are very reasonable, and you'll be staying in charming B&B's along the way.
What better way to discover Normandy then in style!
|16 May, 2007 - A Sidecar As a Wheelchair! Great Job!|
|How cool is this? Steve modified his Ural motorcycle with sidecar to be able to transport Heather's wheelchair. |
Heavy modifications were needed, but now they can both ride on the motorcycle without any problems!