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Mon Oct 13 2014 porzi.wentland at gmx.de Vodac Sidecars Hello there! I am a student for conservation of technological heritage. At the moment I am working on a cycle pulled trailer by the company "Vodac". I can't seem to find any information on this company, I only came across this name on your website referring to the welbikes. It seems to have been a company specialised on side cars or trailers. Do you perhaps have any information concerning "vodac" or know where I could look for it? I'd be very happy if so. I attached some photos. The database says the trailer was manufactured in 1952. Many thanks and greetings from Glasgow, Eva Wentland Glasgow
Images of the Vodak child's trailer are in the sidecar gallery.
Dec 5th 2013
Inh.: Ridiger & Zech
Zur Weinen Brucke 4A
Jan 20th 2014
There is a newly published book on Czech sidecars which contains
photos and history of approximately 34 different makes.
The text is in Czechoslovakian language. The book is
available through several English book sellers.
Fri Mar 15 2013
Many obscure Czech sidecars are listed with photos on the Motorcycle
Club Praha web site.
Look under "Sidecars made in Bohemia" for the listing with photos.
They would be good items for your web site.
Best Regards, Jonathan Hayt
Marques mentioned include:
Aero Avion BAF BD Cechie
Druzeta Era Favorite
JAC Jawa Jessy
Laurin & Klement
Troika The Troika is designed and built by Heiner Heidenwang using components manufactured by EML, and the sidecars are available only as complete, finished outfits. In production since 1978, earlier models included the Troika SR 80/100 based on the aircooled boxer, with later machines using BMW R 1200 C twins.
modichella at libero.it
1200C anno2004 indipendents
I would like to know who produces the troika Sidecar model for the BMW1200c independents
Mon Jan 09 2012 twinkley4<at>hotmail dot com
Hi, we are trying to find a detailed drawing of the chassis for 1954
/ 55 model, are you able to advise where we may find one, we have
searched the net endlessly to no avail. Please help. Many thanks,
Fri Dec 23 2011 johnlynda<at>ymail com
Hawk or Hawke? 1930's
Believed to have used some Dusting mounts. Rear has hawk tail shape
Attached pics of the Hawke sidecar. Only story to come with it was
that it was used in 1939 for a honeymoon in South Australia. The
felt hub seal outer has GMH stamped into it.
Ipswich Qld Australia
Sat Jul 31 2010 emnjonh<at>gmail com
Binder, Hiller, Favorit sidecars
A few more sidecars for your
sidecar page: Binder (Not Bender)
Hiller (not Haller-Stoye) and
Favorit = all German postwar but classic design.
Best wishes, Jonathan Hayt
August 2009 valiant770<at>gotalk.net.au
Nowadays, a motorcycle sidecar might not arouse the same ecstasy as
it used to bikes in early days, but the latest vehicle by Francois
Knorreck is a sidecar with difference that gives an entirely new
definition to the sidecars. Dubbed "Snaefell," the 1000cc Laverda
motorcycle has three exhausts, and its sidecar offers a luxury ride
in comparison to regular sidecars. The designer has employed
different parts of a Kawasaki 1000RX and a number of
cars to accomplish the motorcycle sidecar, which took 10 years and
nearly 15,000 Euros to combine biking and luxury car ride in a
single vehicle. http://thekneeslider.com/archives/2009/06/29/snaefell-laverda-sidecar-project/
Sun May 31 2009 benito<at>kfn-ag.ch
Is this HMO-Hegi Emblem for sale? i understand not very well ingish,
but I'm very intresting for this Emblem because look www.hmo-gespanne,ch
Sun May 03 2009 vladtspes<at>comcast.net
I am looking for a parts source for Duna sidecars used on the Pannonia
motorcycle. anyone know of any reliable parts sources?
Mar 08 2009
HMO HEGI - MOTOS SWITZERLAND
Badge offered on Ebay
Size 7 cm / 2.75 inches
Mon Mar 02 2009 caver<at>iinet.net.au
Globe Rocket Sidecar
Is it possible to get fitting which connects sizecar to scooter.the
one I have is for a Vespa. The type may be similar to Bambani.
Thu Feb 12 2009 emnjonh<at>comcast.net
CZ et al sidecars
You may wish to see an obscure Czech sidecar site: www.volny.cz/sidecar.
Particularly see photos of CZ-Stpye.
In the event that you are not familiar with this site, it
lists some 45 plus prewar german and austrian sidecar manufacturers
and includes photos and other data relating to some of the
Best wishes. Jonathan Hayt
Tucson, AZ, USA
Your excellent web site does not include certain European sidecars
that you may wish to add:
Danish sidecars: Bender, Dania, Star, Sterling, Engstrom, and
Nimbus. Your photos of Nimbus combiinations include ACAP and,
I believe, a green Nimbus sidecar. Additionally, there are
several photos of a red Nimbus motorcycle with a red sidecar that
has vertical chrome or alloy trim strips and a blunt nose.
That sidecar is not identified in the captions but it is a Dania..
Under Stoye sidecars, you may wish to add the following Stoye
licensed products: CZ-Stoye (Czech), Haller-Stoye (Swiss) and
Precision (Belgian And French).
Under DDR, the following: Falke/Falkensee, Gewo, MAW, HTH and
Wunsche. There are others but, I think, for the moment that is
enough so I'll stop here.
Australian sidecars include Dusting
“The Sidecar - A History” by Geoff Brazendale, a limited edition,
250pp, A4, quality hardback book covering the complete story of the
origins and development of the sidecar in the 20th century.
The book includes a section on bicycle sidecars and an appendix of
over 300 makes.
More information: users.globalnet.co.uk...arc0248.htm