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01-08-2011 02:09 PM
OlHossCanada There is an older couple that come to the local bike night that have a Voyager conversion on their bike.

If I had the money, I would have put one on my 750 so I could have ridden these past two seasons while waiting for my leg to heal. TommyV8, a local independant bike shop owner, sells these kits and said they weigh about #150. It would not be like riding two wheels, and would suck up some power, but at least I would have had my face in the wind!
01-08-2011 09:56 AM
denny6006 I'd be interested to se if the trike in question is actually a trike or the Voyager Trike Kit that retains the rear drive wheel and just adds outboard rear wheels and fenders.

http://www.mtcvoyager.com/

I have seen a couple of these in person and they are pretty slick,expensive as well.



01-08-2011 09:19 AM
clock152
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Originally Posted by OlHossCanada View Post
Here is a link to some pics of vn750 and vn500 trikes that hyperbuzzin found about 4 years ago.
https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthrea...ighlight=trike
oh wow!.. I like it!.. I want to do that now!.. I wonder though ... how much torque is lost.
01-07-2011 11:28 PM
OlHossCanada Here is a link to some pics of vn750 and vn500 trikes that hyperbuzzin found about 4 years ago.
https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthrea...ighlight=trike
01-07-2011 02:50 PM
BlackOctober750 X2 We want pics!
01-07-2011 01:24 PM
kanuck69 Most definitly, trikes are custom built. Heck, as usual there aren't even kits for our scoots. It would be a custom for sure. I'd love to see some pics of it & what they did on yours!
01-07-2011 01:12 PM
OlHossCanada
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Originally Posted by VN750Rider/Jerry View Post
Did Kawasaki ever make a VN750 trike, or is it a conversion? I have seen a lot of bikes converted to trikes, especially Goldwings. I never understood how the shaft drive, designed for a single motorcycle wheel, was strong enough to drive 2 car wheels/tires without breaking or wearing out really fast. I think I would have problems with a trike, I'd probably flip it in the first corner, when I tried to lean it over.
Good to hear from you again Jerry. Are you riding your new-to-you Road King regularly? How many miles have you accumulated on her?

I think blitzer`s vn750 trike must be a conversion. I`ve seen pics of two or three vn750 trikes, but they were all one offs. One of them had no differential, just a solid axle. Seems dangerous and probably not street legal to me. I have never heard of a Kawi factory street trike of any size. I don`t know if Kawi ever made a 3 wheel ATV though.

There are training courses available for learning to ride trikes and sidecar rigs or hacks as they are sometimes called. Apparently H-D requires that you watch a 15-20 minute training video before they let you drive it away on their new Electra-Glide trike. I`m pretty sure that`s not enough training, but it is better than nothing I guess.
01-07-2011 12:32 PM
VN750Rider/Jerry Did Kawasaki ever make a VN750 trike, or is it a conversion? I have seen a lot of bikes converted to trikes, especially Goldwings. I never understood how the shaft drive, designed for a single motorcycle wheel, was strong enough to drive 2 car wheels/tires without breaking or wearing out really fast. I think I would have problems with a trike, I'd probably flip it in the first corner, when I tried to lean it over.
12-23-2010 03:24 PM
OlHossCanada Welcome to the Vulcan madness blitzer. Here in Canada we know something about snow, and a trike wouldn`t be my first choice for transportation in winter. LOL However I do remember a kid at my high school 40 years ago, who rode a little 100cc bike with an outrigger wheel on it all winter in temps down to ~-35*F.

What other bikes do you ride?
Also what does "craic" in your OP mean?
12-23-2010 03:16 PM
flitecontrol Welcome to the forum. Have seen pics of VN750 trikes, but they are few and far between.
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