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Casarva Harley Sportster XL883 Hugger IRS trike
This single seat Casarva Sportster XL883 Hugger trike keeps the belt drive and because drive belts are limited in length means the trike is a Short Wheel Base. (SWB)
The Screamin’ Eagle Slash Cuts and the down tubes elongated slightly to exit underneath the offside and because we keep the original mounting method original OEM silencers (mufflers) can be fitted if desired.
The conversion has a Casarva differential mated to the bikes original pulley and sits on l6″ MSW by OZ 5 Spoke Alloy wheels
What is Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) on a trike?
Casarva IRS (independent Rear Suspension) trikes handle better and and are more comfortable to ride than those with a solid axles. The tyres stay planted in the road surface giving you maximum control if the road gets a little tricky because each side has its own suspension system which are connected by an anti-roll bar made in spring steel. This assists the shock absorbers in keeping the rear end planted, reduces rider shock and assists with steering.
The drive line irrespective of being shaft, chain or belt driven – like this Casarva Sportster 883XL trike – has a differential which allows the wheels to turn independently of each other via half shafts which have been tailor made to each trike and there are options on the track width and wheelbase length to make sure that the trike is set up to be the best it can be. Tyres and wheel size are selected to works best with each trike – one size definitively does not fit all not fit all.
Casarva are the recognised experts in motorcycle to trike conversions with many years of experience. Please contact us if you want to no more, there is no obligation we want people to make informed decisions when they are thinking about a trike wherever they get it from.
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