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post #1 of 22 Old 09-10-2011, 06:48 PM Thread Starter
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Rebel 250 Trike Conversion

Was wondering if anyone has converted their 250 Rebel to a trike (thinking about doing it later in life when I'm old ). If adding this mod to the bike how wide would it make the rear end - Getting a new shed to put my bike in and want to make sure I get one with doors wide enough so if and when ever I did do a trike conversion it would fit. Thanks

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Check out Jack's Rebel Warehouse - Rebel Catalog, Honda Rebel parts and accessories Jack offered conversion trike kits for the 250 in the past, pretty sure they can still do it today.

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I know a lady who did an Insta-Trike to her Rebel. (its sort of like training wheels really)
She was injured (line of duty) and couldn't ride two wheels so the Insta-Trike allows her to keep riding.

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I'm not sure if there is a rebel specific trike kit but there are alot of ways to do it. Some good and some not so good. The insta trike kit would work I suppose but in my opinion they are cheesey. I have seen alot of people use a solid rear axle to convert a bike into a trike and I think that is something you would want to avoid also.

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if you are going to build a custom trike from scratch , start with a Ford 8" rear end ('74-78 mustang II were common) they are just like a ford 9" but a lil smaller , you want an open diff (one wheel wonder) so it will turn..
you can pull the ring & pinion gear out and bolt a sprocket up where the ring gear was, you will also have to cut/drill 2 holes in the carrier/3rd member for the chain ...
i think i'd use the stock swing arm as a template or a mock up peice and fab up somthin' a lil stronger (stocker looks a lil thin to me)
important thing is to get the chain lined up strait and to keep the axle tracking strait , should be able to bolt up shocks to it unless you plan to hardtail it

needless to say i've put a lil thought into doing it myself ...

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I'm not knocking your idea of a Rebel trike, but when I get to the 'old age' you are talking about, I will probably be riding something like this....

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it has three wheels, so technically...
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That looks like something you ride on the moon!

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wow that 250 rebel trike looks realy good, i wish i had the cash i would grab that up!

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