BMW R65 Rig setup

Posted 1/17/2004 3:34 PM (#1995)
Subject: BMW R65 Rig setup


Hi, I would like to set up possibly a Velores 562 sidecar on my '80 BMW R65. Is that a good choice as far a weight ratio? Will it bolt right up? Do you need to change the gearing on the R65? Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks.
Christine Deppe
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Hack'n
Posted 1/18/2004 2:43 PM (#2003 - in reply to #1995)
Subject: RE: BMW R65 Rig setup



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562 Velorex is a good match weightwise. It won't bolt right on you will need a sub-frame. Lots of vendors for these. Maybe one near you but at least no farther than UPS or Fed-Ex. They are not real cheap but make for an easy installation. Gearing needed will depend on your loading and riding style.
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