Shade cover for CSC Friendship
phlaug
Posted 6/14/2015 9:23 PM (#84917)
Subject: Shade cover for CSC Friendship



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During the early spring and late fall I run my sidecar with the metal roof frame and the fabric top in place for my kids. Once it turns mostly warm I remove it, and just keep blankets in the trunk to layer them on the odd cool day.

But today was the warmest day we've been out on the hack in a while and it got me thinking that they'd benefit from some shade, but the stock roof cover would impeded air flow far too much. So I got to wondering if anyone ever made a summer roof out of like pergola shade cloth or somethiing (like on here: http://www.mightycovers.com/Fabric-Shade-Cloth-Cover.htm ). Anyone have any ideas? Thanks for your help!
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Al Olme
Posted 6/14/2015 9:31 PM (#84918 - in reply to #84917)
Subject: RE: Shade cover for CSC Friendship


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Yes, it's been done using "shade fabric" from the garden store. The only issue is that some of the non-woven shade fabrics don't stand up to the wind in that application. So... spend a little more for the better quality fabric. Good Luck!
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Reardan Tom
Posted 6/15/2015 11:12 AM (#84926 - in reply to #84917)
Subject: Re: Shade cover for CSC Friendship



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I fashioned a shade for Petey using 1/2 PVC and shade cloth. It's only for when we're stopped and no natural shade is available. Not for travel. Works well on either the Liberty or Spalding.
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TXRider60
Posted 6/19/2015 10:13 AM (#84974 - in reply to #84917)
Subject: Re: Shade cover for CSC Friendship


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Great idea...Sounds like what Jeep guys call a "bikini top."
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