Posted 10/27/2016 5:33 PM (#91243) Subject: Old Hitchhiker
Location: Fort Smith, Arkansas
Found the linked Hitchhiker car on CL. https://wichita.craigslist.org/mpo/5835639003.html Not good pictures and the owner says he doesn't know much about it. Seems to be missing the windshield and he says his son repainted it black. I'm guessing a rattle can job. Comes with some kind of universal mounts that have in turn been used on a Harley, a Goldwing and recently a Valkyrie. It's a 3 hour trip to go look at at. Worth the trip? I know little about sidecars but have the bug and would like something inexpensive to try before committing to a nicer rig. I realize no one can evaluate the price fairness without seeing the car but typically would you say the price is out of line for what it appears to be? I do know he's asking way too much for the valkyrie it was attached to. I ride one and that is two to two and a half thousand too much for a Valk standard. I have no problem offering him less.
Posted 10/28/2016 11:28 AM (#91256 - in reply to #91243) Subject: Re: Old Hitchhiker
Location: Rapid City, SD
I would be ashamed to publish those pictures but what little I can make out he is high on his price. You would have to put good money after bad money to have a satisfactory rig. Besides - he has run this sidecar on three heavy bikes. There might be some other damage to the frame or suspension.