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Old 04-01-2017, 06:38 AM
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Alternative to the can-am



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Old 04-01-2017, 08:52 AM
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Its weird and dumb, but like I said on facebook I kinda like it.
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Old 04-01-2017, 04:06 PM
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The LEAST you could do is put a trunk that doesn't look like it came off a clown bike on it! Front end looks good, and you have a LOT better bike than the Can-am, IMHO.
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Old 04-01-2017, 06:50 PM
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Good catch on the trunk. IMO, if a large color matched tail trunk was installed, trike would have a more uniform 'finished' look.
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Old 04-02-2017, 06:51 AM
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The LEAST you could do is put a trunk that doesn't look like it came off a clown bike on it! Front end looks good, and you have a LOT better bike than the Can-am, IMHO.
Yeah, that my eyes were drawn to that as well, but its an easy fix.
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ATK Fork Brace
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Ammeter, Oil Pressure, Oil Temp, and Volt Meters

Green Monster Coils
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Old 04-02-2017, 07:36 AM
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Could use some better lookin rims/tires...reverse would be nice option too! Clown trunk lol!
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Old 04-04-2017, 09:22 AM
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This ones just begging for a tire thread
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Old 04-04-2017, 10:14 AM
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This ones just begging for a tire thread
Aside from the adventure touring rear tire at least it didn't mix bias ply and radials.
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Old 04-04-2017, 04:17 PM
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Looks like you would need arms like a gorilla to turn it.
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Old 04-05-2017, 08:11 PM
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Old 04-05-2017, 09:23 PM
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Looks like you would need arms like a gorilla to turn it.
Yes, I doubt this particular model has electric assited steering like a CanAm does! Hairpins=Hairy!
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Old 04-05-2017, 09:43 PM
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Yeah, imagine hitting bumps on an off-camber turn at even normal speed with that front end. It'll bump steer you into the next ZIP Code, IMO.
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