Just when you think you've seen it all !!

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  1. natty bumppo

    natty bumppo 2009 F-150,1998 Coleman Westlake

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    Why tow when you can carry.

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  2. jayco1997

    jayco1997 New Member

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    My DH just saw the pic and said travel all over the country and then get killed buying a loaf of bread in your car.
     
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  3. Kimmygr

    Kimmygr Member

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    Hahahaha!

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  4. Riveyman

    Riveyman Member

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    Are we sure they are towing it? Maybe they backed into it and it got stuck there. Hahaha

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  5. SidecarMike

    SidecarMike Active Member

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    That's the only reason I would own one of them.

    I wonder if it would fit on my motorcycle trailer? I could bring it along in case it rains. [:D]

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  6. BigBaron

    BigBaron Dreaming of Tommy's chili cheeseburgers...

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    Awww, that's nothing.


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  7. flash82

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    Is it my imagination or are there two different size rims?
     
  8. SidecarMike

    SidecarMike Active Member

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    I have a friend in Illinois with a motorcycle repair business. He rides a Goldwing with a sidecar frame attached. He has a single ramp on the sidecar and will haul fully dressed Harleys on the sidecar frame. Quite the sight going down the Interstate.
     
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  9. SidecarMike

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    The photo is deceptive. It's actually a small tire under the tongue to keep the weight off of the bike's frame.

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    Here's my favorite towing shot;

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    You can't beat a Goldwing!
     
  10. Jayko

    Jayko Jayco 141J aka Big Bertha

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    Can't beat a goldwing...have you heard of Harley?
     
  11. BigBaron

    BigBaron Dreaming of Tommy's chili cheeseburgers...

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    I've heard of them.
    I always see them on the side of the road getting put into the back of a pickup, though. Never seen one towing... [:D]

    FYI-I used to be at Easyrider magazine all the time. The Lou (the owner) was my friend's mom's boyfriend. I rode a Suzuki GS1100E at the time.

    "Yeah, but mine always runs," came out of my mouth quite often! [LOL]
     
  12. JungleJim

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    It actually got high test crash ratings. I know someone who has one as their main vehicle. She is a traveling hospice nurse in Northern Ohio. She's been through 2 winters with it and loves it.

    It would be so much more convenient for a motorhome than towing. You could actually back up!
     
  13. BigBaron

    BigBaron Dreaming of Tommy's chili cheeseburgers...

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    And then there's really ridiculous.


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  14. SidecarMike

    SidecarMike Active Member

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    I've actually owned quite a few of them.
    In fact, I rode my first Goldwing from the Harley dealer while he was rebuilding my Bicentennial Classic.
    That friend in Illinois runs a Harley shop. The Goldwing is his shop truck.
     
  15. BigBaron

    BigBaron Dreaming of Tommy's chili cheeseburgers...

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    It gets great crash test ratings, but the secondary and tertiary impacts are what scare me.
    In the NHTSA head-on crash test, the Smart "bounced" backwards and went into the walls of the crash test building. It was a first for the NHTSA.
    You can have a ping pong ball made of Kryptonite, but it's still a ping pong ball.


    My life is worth more than a few gallons of gas. [2C]


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  16. tcanthonyii

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    I got some pretty good stares in town they day I did this.

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    And this is my friends Rig --
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  17. Jeni Ann

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    This has been "educational"! I once saw was a shirtless dude on a motor cycle w/ a gun across his lap and towing a jon boat. Sadly it was before cell phone cameras [LOL]
     
  18. backyarddad

    backyarddad New Member

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    LOL!! True...Its the same premise as the "large" person, losing the remote... :)
     
  19. SidecarMike

    SidecarMike Active Member

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  20. kmh1596

    kmh1596 Wilbraham, MA

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    Any idea if the picture of the smart car is legitimate and not photochopped?

    Either way, you won't find me in a smart-car, ever. I actually giggle every time I see one. It is ironic to me that it is a "Smart" car, because it's the dumbest buying decision someone could make.
     
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