CSC California Sidecar Trike


The California Sidecar Trike Secret = Superb Engineering + Exquisite Design

With a California Sidecar Trike conversion you can be sure you're getting unparalleled performance, comfort and safety with the most innovative and beautifully styled trike kits on the market. From the Sport, which set a whole new standard in the trike industry, to the Cobra Trike kit, which is truly the most innovative suspension and body design on the market, California Sidecar Trike continues to lead the way. Whether you're cruising the interstate or tackling the curves, California Sidecar Trike conversions inspire complete confidence in every type of riding condition. Ride one, and we think you'll agree, there's no other way to ride! Trike Conversions are available for:

Trikes by Rodney is an authorized California Sidecar Trike dealer offering trike conversions for:

Harley Davidson
FL Models  (1999-2012 Models)
Softail
Sportster 883 & 1200
Custom

cycles

Honda
GL 1800
GL 1500
Valkyrie

Kawasaki   (2009-2012 Models)
Vulcan 
Voyager
Nomad
Vaquer

 

Yamaha
Roadliner
Stratoliner

  

Victory
Cross Country & Cross Country Tour
Cross Roads, Cross Roads Classic LE
Hard Ball

   

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SUPERB ENGINEERING & EXQUISITE DESIGN 
CSC offers the most innovative suspension engineering design on the market. Based on Indy car technology, CSC's suspension features a vertically stabilized opposing rocker mono shock independent suspension. With a CSC Trike conversion you can be sure you're getting unparalleled performance with the most innovative and beautifully styled trike kits on the market. From the Sport, which set a whole new standard in the trike industry, to the newly released Custom Trike kit, which is truly the most innovative suspension and body design on the market, CSC Trikes continues to lead the way. 

Whether you're cruising the interstate or tackling the curves, CSC Trike conversions inspire complete confidence in every type of riding condition. 

HIGHEST INDUSTRY STANDARDS IN SAFETY & COMFORT
For over 30 years, CSC has earned an excellent record of performance, durability and safety. CSC's extensive experience in the industry means decades of research, testing and design of optimal performance equipment with knowledge and attention dedicated to engineering, safety and comfort. CSC works hard to provide loyal customers with a safe and smooth ride for thousands of miles across the world.

Engineered for high performance and miles, CSC trikes, trailers and sidecars offer unmatched quality, precision engineering and design. Take a test ride and you’ll see why CSC has been the most trusted name in motorcycle after-market engineering for over 30 years. 

BUILT TO LAST
Engineered for high performance and miles, CSC trikes, trailers and sidecars offer unmatched quality, precision engineering and design. Take a test ride and you’ll see why CSC has been the most trusted name in motorcycle after-market engineering for over 30 years.

CSC ENGINEERING EXCLUSIVES:
CSC TRADEMARK 3-POINT SUSPENSION:  In 1995, CSC Trike introduced the concept of a fixed three point suspension system featuring two high-performance Progressive Suspension shocks.

Several features of the Progressive shock make it uniquely well suited for the CSC Trike application. The Progressive shock spring is a true progressive rate spring that eliminates the constant minor road bumps while also handling the really big ones. Additionally, the shock is gas charged, meaning high pressure nitrogen gas forces oil in place of air bled out of the shock cavity. This eliminates shock fade caused by residual air bubbles, especially when cornering, the most critical maneuver with any three-wheeled vehicle. Finally, the shock has sophisticated multi-stage automatic damping with a five position preload adjustable cam.

We've also incorporated the OEM air shock, allowing you to fine tune the ride for varying load and road conditions. The result is a CSC Trike suspension that leaves the competition in the dust.

DRIVE TRAIN:  A custom cast and machined aluminum differential houses the purpose built proprietary ring and pinion.  The driveshaft was designed exclusively for CSC by CSC engineers and is machined from solid pre-hardened 4340 alloy steel. It is then nitrided for wear prevention and a final Electroless nickel plating is applied for superior corrosion resistance. 

CSC’s REVOLUTIONARY INTERNAL SWING ARM:  A major contribution to the trike industry, CSC's Internal Swing Arm has set a benchmark that few manufacturers have been able to equal. Aside from the obvious good looks of the trike, the ride comfort and stability is improved dramatically.

IN-LINE DRIVE SHAFT:  One of the most critical components on a solid-axle suspension, the driveline experiences more wear forces, and transfers more vibration energy, than any other component of a trike. If a drive shaft is spun in an axis that is not perpendicular to its power source, the spinning ends will try to spin in an elliptical or oval pattern rather than in a perfectly round circle. The rear end, axles, and wheels all work in unison to restrain the unstable drive shaft. The result is vibration, which causes undue wear and tear on the universal joints as well as discomfort and pilot fatigue. At CSC Trike, we modify the rear end to accommodate an in-line driveshaft. It is the only proper way to build a solid axle suspension vehicle that will safely perform to the high standards of CSC. 

DISC BRAKE SYSTEM:  Introduced in 1998, CSC’s revolutionary three-disc braking system surpasses all others in efficiency and safety. With the CSC Trike system, the foot brake operates only the dual rear calipers, while the hand brake, with a newly modified master cylinder, operates both front calipers. The net result is a significant reduction in stopping distance, easier maintenance, and greater peace of mind. Truly masterful engineering went into the design of CSC's disc brake system and the result is truly confidence-inspiring braking performance. The brakes are completely integrated with the O.E.M Linked Braking System and CSC is the only trike manufacturer to offer full ABS integration.

REAR END:  CSC uses a remanufactured 8" Ford Mustang rear end that is built with new axles, bearings and seals. The rear end is shortened to achieve an offset differential and the axles are cut and re-splined, NOT re-welded. The 3.00 gear ratio is the optimum choice for fuel economy and performance. 

Trikes by Rodney, LLC • 3485 LinnDrive • Zanesville, OH 43701 • ph: 740-819-1987 • fax: 740-297-4874 • Copyright 2012