Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Three BMWs with sidecars on CL

  1. #1
    Amateur Surgeon romulanremus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2019
    Location
    Cloudcroft, NM
    Posts
    38

    Three BMWs with sidecars on CL

    If I had a trailer with me (we're on vacation) I would have at least looked at the K100. New to Beemers so don't know what's up with the front forks on that one.
    https://tallahassee.craigslist.org/m...949070658.html
    1997 BMW R1100RT
    1976 Honda GL1000 x2
    1981 Honda CB750C
    1974 Yamaha GT80

  2. #2
    Registered User 6322's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Riggins, ID
    Posts
    402
    Not sure how "good", of a deal the three are without seeing an asking price. There's a lot of work to do and money to spend before any of them are road worthy. Regarding the front end on the K, it's a leading link added because of the sidecar, which helps with the steering. Look at the earlier BMW's (/2's), that came from the factory with sidecar mounts and leading link (called an earls fork). The ones on the K are made by Unit Forks, earlier owned by Hedingham in the UK. They are no longer made and sought after for sidecars. Hacks are good fun but if you're heading down the path to get into one, solicit some input from folks before dropping a nickle. There are things to look for and to look out for. Have a good summer and vacation.
    Gary Phillips - #6322
    Wildland Firefighter, Retired, Riggins, ID
    Heartland Moto Locos BMW Riders
    '77 R100/7 Dirt Hack, '83 R80ST, '85 K100RS w/EML, '93 K1100LT, '00 R1100RS

Similar Threads

  1. Sidecars
    By brucedayton in forum New Members
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 02-29-2016, 12:34 PM
  2. Sidecars
    By MAYLETT in forum Sidecars and Trikes
    Replies: 78
    Last Post: 03-22-2011, 11:47 PM
  3. Sidecars
    By poppy in forum Airheads
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 02-15-2010, 01:43 AM
  4. sidecars
    By ultracyclist in forum Gear
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-08-2007, 12:43 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •