Where getting lost is part of the adventure… and finding your way home a pleasant surprise.

Looking Sharp

Looking Sharp

Jason came over after work with his Edge Pro kit and sharpened our knives. I cooked while Jason worked his way through our collection of knives. We had BBQ beef sandwiches, roasted zucchini , and Wy’East rosé.              ...
Showa Coil Over Shock

Showa Coil Over Shock

The pogo stick that came on my Sputnik sidecar had a blown seal and was a source of irritation and bad handling. I had a take off someone gave me rattling around in my parts bin. Don’t know anything about it other than it’s a Showa and it came off a BMW...
steel skid plate

steel skid plate

I fashioned a skid plate from a sheet of steel diamond plate and welded it to the sidecar chassis. This prevents the sidecar from hanging up when bouncing over logs and rocks, gives the passenger a little more protection and provides a place to tie loads when I have...
vertical rack

vertical rack

I made a vertical rack that runs along the Left side of the tub, between the bike and the sidecar. I can strap things lengthwise to the rack, anything from camp chairs to tipi poles. As long as I leave enough room to get my right boot on the footpeg, I am...
Sputnik Sidecar

Sputnik Sidecar

Made in Russia, the Sputnik was originally fit to a 350cc two stroke twin cylinder IZH Planeta, Similar in dimension to the Velorex, the Sputnik is all steel construction with a slightly more robust frame. They superseded the Jupiter model which was very similar but...

Camera Mount Bar

What looks like a rollbar on the sidecar is a support for an optional soft top that was briefly available for the Sputnik sidecar. The top entirely enclosed the passenger, leaving only a narrow field of vision, forward, through the windscreen. No one liked it. I...