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what is the best kind of trailer to take a cycle along on a trip or what is the best way to take a bike on a 1000 mile trip whith out ridding it the whole way

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A closed trailer is best for keeping it clean and secure but if your not going to ride it why not just leave it at home.

 

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im going to ride it when i get to my destination i just dont want to ride it for 16 hours

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Hey Serp take it easy, not everybody has the iron a$$ yet. Besides if the 1000 miles was through IL,IA,IN,KS or any of the other staight line states, it's really the only sane option.

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Covered trailers are awesome - keep bike clean, more secure, keep all your stuff in it, but they are buggers to pull - a LOT of wind resistance - cut your gas mileage by 40-50%. I have gone to using a snowmobile type trailer - if I ride the bike it's outside anyway, & it's a lot easier on the tow vehicle & gas mileage, as well as handling of the tower/trailer setup.
 

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Hey Serp take it easy, not everybody has the iron a$$ yet. Besides if the 1000 miles was through IL,IA,IN,KS or any of the other staight line states, it's really the only sane option.

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It's not about having an iron a$$ (BTW mine's not iron just numb) it's about living the experience.
I've trailered before. There's a certain security in knowing you can pop the bike on a trailer if you go down or break something but it also nullifies the adventure of the unexpected wondering if you'll have the G-2 to handle any situation that comes up.
Straight line travel is a great time for random thoughts.

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I have one word for you... WUSSY!!. Just ride it! Either that or sell it & buy a F*@KING plane ticket!

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Try the Mototote!

It looks good, keeps the bike in the draft and doesn't require a lot of work to load/unload.
Check it out at www.mototote.com /images/icons/cool.gif

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By the way how the devil do you add a link, I wanted mototote to show up as a clickable link? Also how do I add pics?

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Remember that with the Moto-Tote you need a class IV receiver hitch and at least a 1/2 ton, preferably 3/4 ton full size pickup/van/SUV. With a sportbike on the 'tote you have 500-600 pounds on the hitch sticking out a foot behind your vehicle. A passenger car or mini truck will not handle it safely.

 

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I use a 5x8 utility trailer. It only set me back $425 and I can haul two bikes with no problem. I just went to my local welding shop and had some wheel rails made and then I added several I-bolts.
 
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