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mc35803

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on: July 01, 2016, 12:06:33 pm
I continue to struggle with wanting to hack my 2015 C-5 while already owning a Ural.  Where as the Ural looks and is functional I see the RE with a sidecar as truly a piece of art.  I see lots of people interested in adding a sidecar, some going back years even.  Who here has hacked their RE five or ten years ago and is still enjoying it?  What ares your long term observations??

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Reply #1 on: July 01, 2016, 12:31:27 pm
Don't know, but I've always & still do want one. I just haven't found one that's priced lower than my bike, around here they're just not money wise.
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Reply #2 on: July 01, 2016, 01:05:12 pm
 And the people who have them tend to keep them. That says something.
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Reply #3 on: July 01, 2016, 03:44:51 pm
I would really love to have a chair strapped to my C5, but the cost, even for 2nd hand, makes me reluctant.
It would be nice to have a go of one first and see if it's worth the effort and if I even enjoy it as much as riding solo.
It could be that a ride out to Watsonian Squire is on the cards.
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Reply #4 on: July 01, 2016, 06:25:25 pm

It could be a that a ride out to Watsonian Squire is on the cards.

Well worth it. Also seeing as you're in the U.K. here's an alternative, all you have to do is make your own bespoke body :)

http://simplysidecars.co.uk/base.html
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Reply #5 on: July 02, 2016, 09:32:28 pm
Having sold hundreds of sidecars for the RE I think Hack riders are a special breed. They seem to be a very dedicated lot and have a lot of fun with their rigs. Many travel greater distances than I would have once thought
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