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Trailers - Which one to get? - October 12, 2009, 04:51 PM

The discussion about trailers have come up. SO, for all of you out there..Here are the questions:

  1. If you are probably going to two two bikes, which size would you get?
  2. Is having a side door really worth it?
  3. Some trailers are squared off in the front an others are not.(like a triangular shape.
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James,

1. 14-16 ft is a good size, not too big, but enough to have room for spares. Once you get to 20ft or bigger you might be regulated to using a 1 ton truck.

2. Sides doors are worth their weight in gold. You don't always get to park the way you want at a track day or race, so having another way to load/unload and enter the trailer is always a help.

3. I like flat fronts, they don't misguide you to the interior dimensions of the trailer. I personally like usable flat space, not a wedge-like closet at the front. Some say that wedges can help you with gas mileage though.

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October 12, 2009, 05:49 PM

I had a 6x12 V-Nose that was great for hauling 2 bikes.

I wouldent go any smaller than that personally.

Make sure your truck or SUV can tow everything, you would be surprised how fast the weight adds up. My Jeep at the time could tow 5500lbs and it just barely got the job done with 2 bikes and all the stuff you take with you.

Shop used on the WERA forums, lots of money to be saved on nearly new trailers there.
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I had a 6x12 V-Nose that was great for hauling 2 bikes.

I wouldent go any smaller than that personally.

Make sure your truck or SUV can tow everything, you would be surprised how fast the weight adds up. My Jeep at the time could tow 5500lbs and it just barely got the job done with 2 bikes and all the stuff you take with you.

Shop used on the WERA forums, lots of money to be saved on nearly new trailers there.
Lemme guess...You had the Jeep with the 6 cyl..


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i had a 6x10 that i could fit 2 bikes and squeeze my ttr 125 between them backwards


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I just picked up a new 7x14.

All Pro West in Harrisburg whore's them out... I've seen some good deals there.

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7x14, Ramp Door, Side Door, and 12" extra height to fit my Rhino.
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I just picked up a new 7x14.

All Pro West in Harrisburg whore's them out... I've seen some good deals there.

allprowest.com

7x14, Ramp Door, Side Door, and 12" extra height to fit my Rhino.
How much did that set you back!


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WHat size is that?


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7x14+2ft vnose
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WinnAr! I love my Kendon and I don't have to worry about storage issues at all. Unload the bike, disconnect trailer, stand it up in the garage and it all but disappears.


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That is a very nice trailer Carnage!

Im looking into a kendon next year for myself





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