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    Tomas, beautiful trike.
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    Absolutely gorgeous trike Tomas

    That would be the color of choice for me as well...if I had the pleasure of having one

    Let us all know how them shakedown rides go
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    Beautiful!!

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    Lookin at all these Indian Trikes makes me second guess adding a Hannigan Sidecar to my Vintage.. Time will tell,,,,.

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    Default 2016 Road master motor trike

    shes simple and clean for now:new indian.jpg

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    Oh man!!,,,, these Indian trikes are so good looking!
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    Default thanks paws but Iconsidered it as a work in progress

    It started as a 2016 Road master then we added a motor trike kit. I had a few complaints as an Indian motorcycle mostly it was hot, hot, hot. other complaint was poor throttle response. neither was fixed that and the lack of customer support, I still liked the bike.

    Then came more complaints about the motor trike kit. It was even installed by a trained dealer. ( I found out, this was the first time they had installed a motor trike on a Indian.) but that's ok we all got to learn,,, But my biggest complain was it wouldn't turn and even after I was told by the factory it didn't need its neck raked and the dealer swore he had rode it and it was perfect... They both lied. We took it out for a ride, rode it two blocks darn near got killed as it wouldn't turn. Took it back. dropped another grand, had the neck raked. now it handles better. got most of the bugs out of it and its starting to be fun to ride.

    Now back to figuring out weather to gut the cat , add a fuel management system and different air filter, that should run about another grand or go for the love jugs fans, or both .

    but I'm still liking it ever time we get it out.

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    Default Some thoughts on Rake and general newbie Trike stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by Duce View Post
    It started as a 2016 Road master then we added a motor trike kit. I had a few complaints as an Indian motorcycle mostly it was hot, hot, hot. other complaint was poor throttle response. neither was fixed that and the lack of customer support, I still liked the bike.

    Then came more complaints about the motor trike kit. It was even installed by a trained dealer. ( I found out, this was the first time they had installed a motor trike on a Indian.) but that's ok we all got to learn,,, But my biggest complain was it wouldn't turn and even after I was told by the factory it didn't need its neck raked and the dealer swore he had rode it and it was perfect... They both lied. We took it out for a ride, rode it two blocks darn near got killed as it wouldn't turn. Took it back. dropped another grand, had the neck raked. now it handles better. got most of the bugs out of it and its starting to be fun to ride.

    Now back to figuring out weather to gut the cat , add a fuel management system and different air filter, that should run about another grand or go for the love jugs fans, or both .

    but I'm still liking it ever time we get it out.
    Really sorry to hear your installer was a rookie.

    Here are few things I've learned that might make your journey a little smoother going forward. The Motor Trike uses a 5.5 degree rake and FWIW my CSC Power Trak is 6 Degrees with over 2” of trail reduction. I think that's probably pretty comparable. I added the Power Trak rake to my build and found my trike is so comfortable and easy to handle that it is possible to zone out; and as you know that can be fatal. That's not the bikes fault, but it is actually a compliment to CSC and their builder, Hall of Fame Trikes, in Louisville, Ohio. I would not want to ride any trike from any builder that hasn't been raked. It's a bitch trying to handle one in the unraked mode, and that's times 10 on a long ride.

    I can actually take curves (think freeway type cloverleaf) at high speed and it handles perfectly. Sadly I'm a crippled old geezer and I have to remind myself to behave, because that trike will do more than I should do while keeping safety at the top of my mind.

    There is something else you might want to keep in mind as you get acquainted with your trike. If your trike has an electric trunk lid as mine does.... Those things draw a very small charge even when the trike is off and if you're sitting idle for more than a week or two the battery can run down. In the season when we are riding every week it's no big deal but let that thing sit for 2 weeks and you could wind up with a dead battery. I made it my practice to just plug in the battery tender when the bike cools down after a ride. Some guys will disconnect the inline fuse as an alternative.

    I also fully understand your comment about hot, hot, hot. That air cooled beast really throws off the heat and in my case as long as I keep moving it's no big deal even on a 90 degree day. But, if I get stuck in traffic OMG; my jewels are getting toasted. Some folks have installed Captain Itch heat shields and I'll be looking into them as well. https://captain-itch.com/product-cat...ouring-models/

    My gas mileage in trike mode isn't real great. On the highway I'm averaging 28 MPG and that means I will be looking into an auxiliary tank system in 2020 because I will need better range than I am getting now.

    So far, and I'm only in my first season, I haven't had any mechanical issues with my Indian/CSC and the biggest adjustment for me is to remind myself I'm on a trike now and that bit about leaning to turn on a 2 wheeler doesn't apply here. After 40 years of leaning it's kind of ingrained so this old dog is making the necessary adjustments.

    Keep the shiny side up my friend and safe travels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duce View Post

    Now back to figuring out weather to gut the cat , add a fuel management system and different air filter, that should run about another grand or go for the love jugs fans, or both .

    but I'm still liking it ever time we get it out.
    You will ask yourself why you waited so long to do the tuner, air filter and getting rid of the cat. It will be a completely new machine and you might be able to pass on the fans. I have, but if you find yourself in stop and go traffic then, you'll still want the fans. You just might be able to wait on doing it. Will really depend on just how much traffic and you or your passenger. I do still consider the fans in our 100+ temps. But maybe 3 or 4 times a year I'm having trouble justifying them. But those other items you'll be amazed at the difference.
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