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Well my third and probably final T W 200 has found a new home.

As my legs get worse, it was becoming difficult to safely use the poodle bike.

I have had a for sale sign on it for a couple of months now and it finally has a new owner.

I believe he is on this site as he mentioned it. I hope he gets as much fun with it as the rest of you do with yours.

T-dubs are the most versatile motorcycle I have ever owned and I have owned 48 motorcycles.

I have to face the future and for me it is my sidecar machines, the legs dictate this.

I shall look at scooter types as a new sidecar rig since they require no foot controls and with a hack I won't have to put a foot down.

I shall be spending less time on this site since I no longer have a TW. It has been fun though.



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Well my third and probably final T W 200 has found a new home.

As my legs get worse, it was becoming difficult to safely use the poodle bike.

I have had a for sale sign on it for a couple of months now and it finally has a new owner.

I believe he is on this site as he mentioned it. I hope he gets as much fun with it as the rest of you do with yours.

T-dubs are the most versatile motorcycle I have ever owned and I have owned 48 motorcycles.

I have to face the future and for me it is my sidecar machines, the legs dictate this.

I shall look at scooter types as a new sidecar rig since they require no foot controls and with a hack I won't have to put a foot down.

I shall be spending less time on this site since I no longer have a TW. It has been fun though.



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Take care Phelonius.
 

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Well my third and probably final T W 200 has found a new home.

As my legs get worse, it was becoming difficult to safely use the poodle bike.

I have had a for sale sign on it for a couple of months now and it finally has a new owner.

I believe he is on this site as he mentioned it. I hope he gets as much fun with it as the rest of you do with yours.

T-dubs are the most versatile motorcycle I have ever owned and I have owned 48 motorcycles.

I have to face the future and for me it is my sidecar machines, the legs dictate this.

I shall look at scooter types as a new sidecar rig since they require no foot controls and with a hack I won't have to put a foot down.

I shall be spending less time on this site since I no longer have a TW. It has been fun though.



Phelonius


I can sympathize with your condition (since I suffer from neuropathy in my legs) and want to wish you all the best.



Have you looked at those Suzuki Burgmans 650cc?



DMC has sidecar modifications for that scooter.



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Well my third and probably final T W 200 has found a new home.

As my legs get worse, it was becoming difficult to safely use the poodle bike.

I have had a for sale sign on it for a couple of months now and it finally has a new owner.

I believe he is on this site as he mentioned it. I hope he gets as much fun with it as the rest of you do with yours.

T-dubs are the most versatile motorcycle I have ever owned and I have owned 48 motorcycles.

I have to face the future and for me it is my sidecar machines, the legs dictate this.

I shall look at scooter types as a new sidecar rig since they require no foot controls and with a hack I won't have to put a foot down.

I shall be spending less time on this site since I no longer have a TW. It has been fun though.



Phelonius


Best of luck, sounds like you are accepting what comes which is (to me) more important than what actually happens....
 

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http://www.piaggiousa.com/scooters.html#!s=home/mp3-400





Here ya go



Illegitimi non Carbarundum



the 500 seems to have some off road potential
 

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Illegitimi non carborundum est.



"Don't let the bastards grind you down."



Lots of 650 Burgman Sport Scooter hacks around. Excellent power characteristcs for hack duty. Beat the heck out of an overpriced Hurley tricycle.



Anywho, it may be possible to register a custom trike on DOT wheeler tires for your dualsport fix.
You certainly have the abilities to make it happen.
 

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GRAMMAR AND SPELLING NAZI ALERT!



Illegitimi non carborundum est.



"Don't let the bastards grind you down."



Lots of 650 Burgman Sport Scooter hacks around. Excellent power characteristcs for hack duty. Beat the heck out of an overpriced Hurley tricycle.



Anywho, it may be possible to register a custom trike on DOT wheeler tires for your dualsport fix.
You certainly have the abilities to make it happen.




Presently still getting along with my Honda 750 hack machine and DR650 off road hack machine.

They are big enough that I can up shift with my heel but I will probably modify for a hand shifter.

650 Burgman is neat but I don't fit on it, it is too small. Not enough knee room.
 

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Met a guy in a bike shop today who was missing both legs below the knee, I never asked what he did with them or if he still rode but he was talking bike and I hope you continue to do so with us Phelonius
Ride on,

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2nd gen Nighthawk 750 trike with twin-cable throttle on the left to shift, dipstick so no bending/squatting to check the oil, hydraulic tappets so no need to hunker down for valve adjustments, on DOT ATV tires. Just sayin'.
 

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Met a guy in a bike shop today who was missing both legs below the knee, I never asked what he did with them or if he still rode but he was talking bike and I hope you continue to do so with us Phelonius
Ride on,

Malcolm




Where do you suppose he missplaced them? Iraq roadside maybe.

A lot of guys coming home with less parts than they left with. I am thinking that because of the young ages of these guys there will be some imagination shown in how they over come problems to keep riding.
 

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Where do you suppose he missplaced them? Iraq roadside maybe.

A lot of guys coming home with less parts than they left with. I am thinking that because of the young ages of these guys there will be some imagination shown in how they over come problems to keep riding.


Have you seen Doug Henry's bike?



 

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Well I'm back after about 3 or so years absence. I have sold DR650 with Ural hack but still have the 750 Honda hack machine.
My legs have become bad enough that I now spend a lot of time in my wheelchair or on an electric mobility scooter.
Since my life has slowed down considerably, I want to get another TW 200 only with a sidecar this time.
Preferable an enduro type like DCM makes. I will sprocket it for about a 50 MPH top end to be able to use some of the really rough back roads here.
Any of you have one to sell?
 

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Phelonius, do you really need a sidecar or would a two wheel set up attached to the frame to keep it upright take care of your needs? I have seen a few that attach to the frame with a cross axle with a tire on either side to keep the bike upright.

Send me a pm and where abouts you live. Maybe a fellow that lives close to me and I can come up with a solution for you that wouldn't cost you a fortune.
 

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Sidecar suits my needs much better than training wheels. I want off road capability. And to carry my wheelchair.
Was looking the frame over today. There are some hard points that might be suitable to put a sidecar on. The TW has a light frame so hooking onto it will be a challenge. Do you figure to have a passenger or just for your chair and some groceries?
 

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Are you going to put a leading link on the bike?
 
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