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I am considering putting landing wheels on my bike. Where can they be found?

Any idea how much they cost?



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I'd think before landing wheels, I'd beef up the suspension to take the airborne antics.

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I've seen those & they could be handy, for some...sure don't know where they sell them, though.

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The better ones used to be made in New Orleans. That business got wiped out by the storm.

They were the type that would retract and fold up under the bike....and I do think they would only fit the 1500. Kit

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Here they are.The other type, Landing Gear, were a bit more discreet looking but worked about the same way. That guy did indeed get wiped out in Katrina so these are the only ones currently being made.

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Those look like an accident waiting to happen as wide as they are. I remember seeing the other type, I guess the ones from New Orleans. They were nice, fit tight to the bike, and just seemed to be better thought out.

Watching the video made me nervous when I saw him hang one of those wheels over the centerline with the big semi coming the other way...

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Unfortunately, Landing Gear has two issues for you: -

1. Its no longer available, so you are looking for second hand.

2. It was built for the 1500.



You could of course consider the Instatrike kit, or even a full blown trike, depending on why you are considering it in the first place.

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This is stationary Set, This is cheapest way to go. There are other company out there that are similar.
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I watched the video and it seemed like he was mostly driving on straight roads. What happens when you get into a bunch of twistys? It doesn't look like you would be able to lean it over very far without hitting the outriggers.

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I watched the video and it seemed like he was mostly driving on straight roads. What happens when you get into a bunch of twistys? It doesn't look like you would be able to lean it over very far without hitting the outriggers.
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