Need Another Seat? Cozy Up to a Side Car

Perfect Vespa Addition

Perfect Vespa Addition

There have been many sidecars made for scooters over the years.

They are a great economical mode of transportation and a fun way to travel. The Cozy “Road Rocket” sidecar has a lot of style and provides that great retro look.

Reports indicate that the sidecar attaches perfectly to Vespa scooters with a specially developed mounting kit. The front bumper, sideguard and luggage / utility rack are finished in cozy’s standard thick hand-buffed high-luster chrome. A motorcycle version of the “Road Rocket” with appropriate mounting hardware and a larger motorcycle tire is also available.

Beautiful quality, handmade sidecars in the German Steib style. These all-steel beauties come loaded with all the trimmings:

  • Windscreen
  • Locking glovebox
  • Crashbar
  • Luggage rack
  • Rain hood

The Cozy has its own great suspension, offering a surprisingly comfortable ride. Available for both 8″ and 10″ scooters.

About Sidecars
The first sidecars on motorcycles made their appearance in the very early 1900’s. Early models were often like wicker armchairs and are rare collectors’ items nowadays. Before long they started to resemble the sidecars we see today. Many of them were enclosed and were made by companies that also made wooden or steel car bodies.

History of Sidecars

History of Sidecars

Many sidecars were enclosed and acted as the equivalent of today’s family sedan. In the recession years of the 1930’s through the 1950’s many different companies made sidecars. Some were aviation firms which brought new designs and materials into the market. Sidecars played a significant role in WWII in all theatres of war. Up until the end of their heyday in the 1950’s sidecars were used in a far more utilitarian role than those you see today which are mostly used for fun and sport.

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~ by scooterleathers on December 21, 2008.

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