The most attention-grabbing motorcycle is not an MV Agusta F4 or even a vintage Brough Superior. It’s a sidecar rig: Park up near a sidewalk in any city in the world, and you’ll immediately notice the foot traffic slowing down for a better look.
It can’t just be the rarity value. After all, even the most untutored eye would recognize a Brough Superior as something special. People must like the idea of travelling two-up, or perhaps going on a road trip with a week’s supplies stuffed into the footwell.
Ural dominates the sidecar world these days with its tough, go-anywhere machines, complete with 2WD if you wish.
But many a custom builder has toyed with the idea of attaching a third wheel to a more modern motorcycle, and the latest to travel down this delightful path is BAAK Motocyclettes of Lyon in France.…