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PostSubject: NIce look at a Yelvington Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeMon Sep 16, 2013 1:36 pm

There was a nice Burgman 650 with a Yelvington conversion at the STO Rally this last weekend.  I thought I'd share a few pictures.

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This trike took first in the Trike class of the Shine & Show on Saturday.
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PostSubject: Re: NIce look at a Yelvington Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeMon Sep 16, 2013 3:36 pm

Very interesting - what does this conversion cost (parts and labor)?
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PostSubject: Re: NIce look at a Yelvington Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeMon Sep 16, 2013 4:11 pm

The kit is over $5,000 plus labor. There is also a real nice body kit if you want to go all out.
You can have a look here. http://yelvingtontrikes.com/silverwing600/
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PostSubject: Re: NIce look at a Yelvington Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeMon Sep 16, 2013 6:42 pm

model28a wrote:

You can have a look here. http://yelvingtontrikes.com/silverwing600/
Thanks for the link!
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PostSubject: Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeMon Sep 16, 2013 7:42 pm

Wow! The photographer did a fantastic job and the Burg looks very professional. But $9000.00 for the bike, $ 5000.00 plus labor?
For $ 15,000 I could buy a G/W
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PostSubject: Re: NIce look at a Yelvington Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeMon Sep 16, 2013 7:54 pm

johnd wrote:
Wow! The photographer did a fantastic job and the Burg looks very professional. But $9000.00 for the bike, $ 5000.00 plus labor?
For $ 15,000 I could buy a G/W
I agree but some of us with hip or knee problems can't mount a Gold Wing.
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PostSubject: Re: NIce look at a Yelvington Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeTue Sep 17, 2013 8:52 am

We have the dark blue Siverwing with the same kit and it fits our needs quite nicely. We purchased a wing with less than 3500 miles and myself and one of my associates installed the kit. This is the only way to go for more mature riders with shoulder and knee problems. You sure don't need to worry about putting your feet down or holding up the scoot. I also have a goldwing trike and I alternate which color I am going to ride!

Rob
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PostSubject: Re: NIce look at a Yelvington Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeTue Sep 17, 2013 9:23 am

Looks like a really nice conversion kit. However, for my money, I'd want more storage space vs. the additional tupperware. ~ Bugjr ~
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PostSubject: Re: NIce look at a Yelvington Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeMon Dec 02, 2013 11:56 am

Seen a trike conversion similar to this one on a Harley, may have ben the same manufacturer, was impressed with the Billett Aluminum Differential.
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PostSubject: Re: NIce look at a Yelvington Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeMon Dec 02, 2013 3:40 pm

who oil the open chain??
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PostSubject: Yelvington trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeMon Dec 02, 2013 3:45 pm

It looks a bit lively with the rigid rear axle on the Honda suspension !!
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PostSubject: Re: NIce look at a Yelvington Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeThu Mar 20, 2014 12:40 pm

Mine was trouble since the beginning..parts had to be re-machined they never sent my promised body kit, they have claimed to have gone out of business, I was one of the first kits made and had to wait over 6 months after payment... last August the sprocket bolts shirred off & I was stranded. hopefully have her back on the road in 2 weeks, had to buy 2 new sprockets, bolts, bearing from Honda, chain, and HAVE the sprockets machined at a whopping $150.00 that's after purchasing them from tractor supply of all places...
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PostSubject: Re: NIce look at a Yelvington Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeThu Mar 20, 2014 4:46 pm

Harleywld1 wrote:
Mine was trouble since the beginning..parts had to be re-machined they never sent my promised body kit, they have claimed to have gone out of business, I was one of the first kits made and had to wait over 6 months after payment... last August the sprocket bolts shirred off & I was stranded.  hopefully have her back on the road in 2 weeks, had to buy 2 new sprockets, bolts, bearing from Honda, chain, and HAVE the sprockets machined at a whopping $150.00 that's after purchasing them from tractor supply of all places...
Who is the "they" that said the company is out of business ? Yelvington did buy out the original owner, but they did have to upgrade allot of the kit. The link is above and here it is again.
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PostSubject: Re: NIce look at a Yelvington Trike   NIce look at a Yelvington Trike I_icon_minitimeThu Mar 20, 2014 8:06 pm

I think we have a Trinity Trikes and Yelvington Trikes conflict here.

I absolutely support Harleywld1 and her problems with Trinity, and from what I remember, Yelvington did not support her a great deal. alien beamed up 

Jon :flower: :flower: 

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