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Casarva Triumph Thunderbird Trike.
Triumph Thunderbird 1600 Parallel twin engine mated to a Casarva IRS Brute Trike Conversion, with a Casarva Chain drive conversion and Casarva reverse gearbox. Black 5 spoke alloy wheels with the front wheel and fork lowers powder coated in satin black to match.
Casarva Bespoke Stainless Steel exhaust system with 4″ sash cut end cans and plus de-mountable tow bar with single electric socket.
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, belt or chain, 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.
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