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Offline david lee

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« on: November 06, 2017, 04:46:36 PM »
can anyone post a picture of what a buddy seat looks like and are they springed like a wla. thanks all

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« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2017, 12:58:24 AM »
all ya gotta do is search

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« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2017, 01:03:15 AM »
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Re: seat
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2017, 03:53:25 AM »
To answer your question about springs. On the buddy seat pictured, the two chrome springs at the back are connected by a bar. When riding solo, the bar is pulled from clips on the seat and the spring assembly is laid down. The spring in the "pogo" shaft is enough for the slol rider (usually).
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« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2017, 12:02:41 PM »
thanks all aparently this is what this trike im buying has and was wondering how it works as it does not have rear suspension

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« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2017, 03:23:40 PM »
I dought that buddie seat works the same on that trike as on oem ElectraGlide

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« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2017, 10:45:13 PM »
looks a different set up to me too

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Re: seat
« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2017, 10:55:26 PM »
Do you have a larger/higher resolution pic of that trike?

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« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2017, 01:03:33 AM »
looks a different set up to me too
   its a complete diferant frame

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Re: seat
« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2017, 03:01:31 AM »
So that trike is a hardtail?
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« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2017, 11:41:10 AM »
So that trike is a hardtail?
yes.if this  buddy seat is not sprung somehow it will be the first to go.would a sprung seat be hard to adapt.im sure there must be a way im sorry thats the only pic i have.thanks all

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Re: seat
« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2017, 12:33:58 PM »
So that trike is a hardtail?
yes.if this  buddy seat is not sprung somehow it will be the first to go.would a sprung seat be hard to adapt.im sure there must be a way im sorry thats the only pic i have.thanks all
a cop air bag seat may fit in there right nice  :SM:

https://www.hdforums.com/forum/touring-models/911339-police-seat-kit.html 

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Re: seat
« Reply #13 on: November 08, 2017, 01:22:54 PM »
So that trike is a hardtail?
yes.if this  buddy seat is not sprung somehow it will be the first to go.would a sprung seat be hard to adapt.im sure there must be a way im sorry thats the only pic i have.thanks all
a cop air bag seat may fit in there right nice  :SM:

https://www.hdforums.com/forum/touring-models/911339-police-seat-kit.html
that looks just right.i can handle any mods for fitting.finding one could be a problem.i dont want a stuffed back through rigid riding. thanks

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Re: seat
« Reply #14 on: November 08, 2017, 01:26:11 PM »
you could probably easily fit a pivot and 2 small seat shocks to the seat that is already on the trike

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« Reply #15 on: November 08, 2017, 07:08:59 PM »
you could probably easily fit a pivot and 2 small seat shocks to the seat that is already on the trike
your probably right.i like the thickness.ebay sells the springs. thank you

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Re: seat
« Reply #16 on: November 10, 2017, 01:24:57 PM »
a mate of mine says that would be terrible to ride even with a sprung seat.im not after a rolls royce style ride but reasonable ride.any thoughts on what it would ride like,thanks all

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« Reply #17 on: November 11, 2017, 05:48:37 AM »
If you could make this fit, would work better than just springs

https://www.jpcycles.com/product/802-302

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« Reply #18 on: November 11, 2017, 09:02:13 PM »
If you could make this fit, would work better than just springs

https://www.jpcycles.com/product/802-302
this makes total sense.a spring and shock.looks like i only need 1 with this set up.hope he ships to australia thank you

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« Reply #19 on: November 12, 2017, 04:22:45 AM »
a mate of mine says that would be terrible to ride even with a sprung seat.im not after a rolls royce style ride but reasonable ride.any thoughts on what it would ride like,thanks all
   you better test ride that thing then , I don't think you know what your in for

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« Reply #20 on: November 12, 2017, 05:06:11 AM »
In the picture it looks like it has springs in the back, I have a couple of spring​ seats they do help smooth out the bumps. They help more with vibration and that can be worse than the bumps. I don't think the spring with shock would help over the spring, you don't rebound that muck and your legs act as a shock. Longer springs on the back would be better, or air bags, especially if you could add a spring in the front with a tie rod to keep the seat straight.
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Re: seat
« Reply #21 on: November 12, 2017, 09:10:15 AM »
It looks like it has floorboards set forward, so I'm not sure how much your legs will be able to absorb shock like mid controls would.
As mentioned, a test ride is in order.
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« Reply #22 on: November 12, 2017, 02:12:50 PM »
a mate of mine says that would be terrible to ride even with a sprung seat.im not after a rolls royce style ride but reasonable ride.any thoughts on what it would ride like,thanks all
   you better test ride that thing then , I don't think you know what your in for
i certainly will.it wont be an everyday rider, im not a fan of footboards on a solo.this might be different.the owner is in his 60s .thanks all