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12th Jul '16 9:48:47 PM SurroundedByPerverts
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* While an example doesn't quite appear in ''Series/KamenRiderDrive'', the MidSeasonUpgrade, Shift Dead Heat, is a Signal Bike/Shift Car hybrid based on this trope, being a fusion of the [[TheHero Main Rider]]'s [[CoolCar motif]] and the [[SixthRanger Secondary Rider]]'s [[CoolBike motif]].
30th Jun '16 7:18:53 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{BIONICLE}}'': The Kaxium V3 consists of bike and sidecar, the latter of which has a Thornax Launcher and both can split from each other.
* The toys from ''[[Film/{{Transformers}} Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen]]'' added a sidecar to the second of the motorcycle Autobots released, which naturally wasn't in the movie. (The sidecar, not the second 'bot...)

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* ''{{BIONICLE}}'': ''Toys/{{BIONICLE}}'': The Kaxium V3 consists of bike and sidecar, the latter of which has a Thornax Launcher and both can split from each other.
* The toys from ''[[Film/{{Transformers}} Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen]]'' ''Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen'' added a sidecar to the second of the motorcycle Autobots released, which naturally wasn't in the movie. (The sidecar, not the second 'bot...)
4th Jun '16 2:17:00 PM ShinyCottonCandy
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28th May '16 3:50:31 AM foxley
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* In the cooking show ''Two Fat Ladies'' (formerly on Creator/FoodNetwork), the ladies toured the country in a motorbike and sidecar. Jennifer Patterson drove the bike while Clarissa Dickson Wright was in the sidecar.

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* In the cooking show ''Two Fat Ladies'' ''Series/TwoFatLadies'' (formerly on Creator/FoodNetwork), the ladies toured the country in a motorbike and sidecar. Jennifer Patterson drove the bike while Clarissa Dickson Wright was in the sidecar.
21st Mar '16 6:51:58 PM Taxima
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* Batman's motorcycle in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'' has a retractable side car built in for Robin. The now adult Robin is embarrassed of it and sulks both times he has to ride in it.
27th Jan '16 2:30:44 PM Piando
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* ''SuperSentai'' used to add sidecars to non-Red-Rangers' bikes, such as in ''Series/KyoryuSentaiZyuranger'' (the bikes never really made it to [[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers MMPR]] except for a stock footage slip-up). Especially notable is the sidecars from ''Series/NinjaSentaiKakuranger'', which connected end-to-end to form a catapult for launching the Red bike!

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* ''SuperSentai'' ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' used to add sidecars to non-Red-Rangers' bikes, such as in ''Series/KyoryuSentaiZyuranger'' (the bikes never really made it to [[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers MMPR]] except for a stock footage slip-up). Especially notable is the sidecars from ''Series/NinjaSentaiKakuranger'', which connected end-to-end to form a catapult for launching the Red bike!



* In the ''OnTheBuses'' TV series, the family (except for Stan, who drives the bus) has only a motorcycle and sidecar to transport. There are many mishaps.

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* ''To The Apocalypse in Daddy's Sidecar'' by AbneyPark. The song was based on the songwriter's kindergarten-age daughter writing this as a response to the question "If you could be anywhere in the world, where would you like to go?" Let me remind you: this is a ''4 year old girl'' saying this. Of course, "apocalypse" was misspelled.

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* In the ''OnTheBuses'' ''Series/OnTheBuses'' TV series, the family (except for Stan, who drives the bus) has only a motorcycle and sidecar to transport. There are many mishaps.

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* ''To The Apocalypse in Daddy's Sidecar'' by AbneyPark.Music/AbneyPark. The song was based on the songwriter's kindergarten-age daughter writing this as a response to the question "If you could be anywhere in the world, where would you like to go?" Let me remind you: this is a ''4 year old girl'' saying this. Of course, "apocalypse" was misspelled.

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* The toyline for ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries New Batman Adventures]]'' eventually had a Batbike and detachable sidecar a la the movie mentioned above (it's Nightwing rather than Robin in the sidecar).

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* The toyline for ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries The New Batman Adventures]]'' eventually had a Batbike and detachable sidecar a la the movie mentioned above (it's Nightwing rather than Robin in the sidecar).

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* ''{{X-COM}}: Apocalypse'' has [[http://www.ufopaedia.org/index.php?title=Hoverbike_%28Apocalypse%29 hoverbikes]], with top engines slightly faster and more nimble than the VTOL fighter plane. Its sidecar provides one weapon mount good enough for most of fighters' weapons. As in, an autocannon or missile with miniature fusion warhead.

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* ''{{X-COM}}: ''VideoGame/{{X-COM}}: Apocalypse'' has [[http://www.ufopaedia.org/index.php?title=Hoverbike_%28Apocalypse%29 hoverbikes]], with top engines slightly faster and more nimble than the VTOL fighter plane. Its sidecar provides one weapon mount good enough for most of fighters' weapons. As in, an autocannon or missile with miniature fusion warhead.




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5th Jan '16 12:57:37 AM Nautilus1
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* Sidecars were very popular in the Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc during the first post-WWII decades. Cars were out of reach for most working people, while the sidecar motorcycle provided the needed transportation for people and goods. Factories stuck to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalashnikov_Concern dated]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMZ-Ural pre-WWII]] designs for being rugged and easier to maintain.
1st Jan '16 10:00:05 PM nombretomado
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* Surely the ultimate example: in Neal Stephenson's ''SnowCrash'', Raven rides around on a bike, the sidecar of which is a NUCLEAR WEAPON. A nuclear weapon keyed to explode [[DeadManSwitch if his heart stops beating]].

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* Surely the ultimate example: in Neal Stephenson's ''SnowCrash'', ''Literature/SnowCrash'', Raven rides around on a bike, the sidecar of which is a NUCLEAR WEAPON. A nuclear weapon keyed to explode [[DeadManSwitch if his heart stops beating]].
11th Oct '15 4:51:23 PM nombretomado
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* In Robert Asprin's ''PhulesCompany'', Chocolate Harry rides his hovercycle, with Louis (a small, slug-like alien) in the sidecar -- armed with a SawedOffShotgun.

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* In Robert Asprin's ''PhulesCompany'', ''Literature/PhulesCompany'', Chocolate Harry rides his hovercycle, with Louis (a small, slug-like alien) in the sidecar -- armed with a SawedOffShotgun.
12th Sep '15 9:39:58 PM nombretomado
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* ''AdvanceWars'': ''Days of Ruin'' has the Bike unit that has a sidecar with a [[MoreDakka machinegun]] mounted on it.

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* ''AdvanceWars'': ''Days ''VideoGame/AdvanceWars: Days of Ruin'' has the Bike unit that has a sidecar with a [[MoreDakka machinegun]] mounted on it.
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