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Tilt on a Velorex
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Photozone
Posted 9/12/2016 6:24 PM (#90736)
Subject: Tilt on a Velorex


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Is anyone aware of a (tilt / Lean / camber) control device that has ever been used on a Velorex 562? Just wondering.
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Peter Pan
Posted 9/12/2016 6:44 PM (#90737 - in reply to #90736)
Subject: RE: Tilt on a Velorex



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No, I haven't. But hope to get a shock for my Ural sidecar that has a height adjustment with a hydraulic piston(or flexible cable as I understood first) that our friend Claus in Hamburg recommends. (once he will come back from his well earned vacations.)
Looked simmilar to this one from a different brand
http://www.hu-sidecars.de/media/YSSverst_kl.JPG
Sven
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Photozone
Posted 9/12/2016 9:57 PM (#90740 - in reply to #90736)
Subject: RE: Tilt on a Velorex


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I would be very interested in such a shock. I wonder if they make a similar shock which is electrically adjustable? I am looking into what I can do, if anything, with my Velorex. Age, arthritis and past injuries have taken their toll. I am building my 4th and perhaps last rig. Something affordable, I have shallow pockets, that I can cover some miles with. If you find out about that shock I would appreciate any wistom you could pass along. Charlie
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Peter Pan
Posted 9/12/2016 10:21 PM (#90741 - in reply to #90740)
Subject: RE: Tilt on a Velorex



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Hello Charlie,
that will take 4 weeks.
I have my own old Velorex 562 in the corner, but am too lazy to pull it apart and it might differ from yours. In any case you will need the metric measurements for the existing shock when pulled out.
So you too have to do some homework.
There should be US equivilents available for not to hastle with transport and customs (perhaps Progressive?). In my case it doesn't matter from where I import, there is nothing available locally. And I need 4 more shocks for other bikes. (that aren't on sale in US)

Sven
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VLAD
Posted 9/13/2016 8:38 AM (#90743 - in reply to #90741)
Subject: RE: Tilt on a Velorex



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Someone did it and publish it in Sidecarist about 2 years ago.
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Photozone
Posted 9/14/2016 7:33 AM (#90760 - in reply to #90743)
Subject: RE: Tilt on a Velorex


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Thanks, now if I could only find the article.
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VLAD
Posted 9/21/2016 1:18 AM (#90821 - in reply to #90760)
Subject: RE: Tilt on a Velorex



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Here is info:

Edited by VLAD 9/21/2016 1:20 AM




(velorex.jpg)



(velorex 001.jpg)



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Attachments velorex.jpg (882KB - 7 downloads)
Attachments velorex 001.jpg (935KB - 4 downloads)
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Photozone
Posted 9/21/2016 8:26 AM (#90824 - in reply to #90736)
Subject: RE: Tilt on a Velorex


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Thanks to everyone for your ideas and suggestions. Vlad, you are too cool. A special thanks for the article. Charlie
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VLAD
Posted 9/21/2016 8:31 AM (#90825 - in reply to #90824)
Subject: RE: Tilt on a Velorex



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Hope it will help you.
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