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post #61 of 67 (permalink) Old 09-11-2017, 05:08 PM
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Sorry to be a thread necromancer, but I'm curious - Alwims, how do you like your trike kit nearly a year later? I'm trying to decide what to do with my GL1500 sell it and buy a trike, trike it or install outriggers, and if outriggers, TowPac or Voyager?

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Sorry to be a thread necromancer, but I'm curious - Alwims, how do you like your trike kit nearly a year later? I'm trying to decide what to do with my GL1500 sell it and buy a trike, trike it or install outriggers, and if outriggers, TowPac or Voyager?
I'll tell you, after all this time we are quite satisfied with our Voyager kit. After a couple of mods, it rides, IMO, better than some regular trike kits. This is after about 13000 miles. If I had a 1500 I would get a hold of a guy named Norm in Kansas and have one of his HOBO Kits installed. He installed one on our 1200 and it was hand over foot better than any other kit we've looked at and he specializes his kit for the 1500. Look him up on Facebook for his info. We would have his kit but he won't install it on an 1800.

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I'll tell you, after all this time we are quite satisfied with our Voyager kit. After a couple of mods, it rides, IMO, better than some regular trike kits. This is after about 13000 miles. If I had a 1500 I would get a hold of a guy named Norm in Kansas and have one of his HOBO Kits installed. He installed one on our 1200 and it was hand over foot better than any other kit we've looked at and he specializes his kit for the 1500. Look him up on Facebook for his info. We would have his kit but he won't install it on an 1800.
What is a HOBO kit? I never heard of it.

And did you get that whole "lifting the inside wheel" thing squared away?

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What is a HOBO kit? I never heard of it.

And did you get that whole "lifting the inside wheel" thing squared away?
Here you go. https://www.facebook.com/hoboconversions/ Yes I did. I installed another brace to help stabilize the kit better on the 1800. You can lift any of the inside tires on outrigger kits, but it's not as easy now on my voyager or on any HOBO kit. Even lifting one tire, you still have 3 tires on the ground so it's not dangerous. Norms HOBO kits are only about $2500 new compared to $4500 new for Voyager kits.

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Norms HOBO kits are only about $2500 new compared to $4500 new for Voyager kits.
I can't quite tell from his FB page - are his kits "outrigger" types?

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I can't quite tell from his FB page - are his kits "outrigger" types?
Yes they are and well done kits I might add. The pic of October 30th 2014 is our 1200.

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Regarding lifting the wheels on a trike kit, I was never able to lift mine on my Tow Pac and I rode it agressively.

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