Recommendations on foldable one-rail motorcycle trailer?
jorhett at fastlizardracing.com
Fri Feb 22 11:43:28 PST 2008
I'd like to offer my advice on small bike trailers behind sedans ...
just say no. I pulled my bikes behind a Mitsubishi Eclipse for 3
years before I bought the minivan. I still have the trailer in my
garage. Functionally, it worked great.
However, nobody on the road sees them. I had to swerve when people
tried to merge into them numerous times. I had people bump into the
trailer. I was always driving fearful when I had the bikes on back.
Finally I was sideswiped on 580 in Oakland, and it broke the hinge,
lock, chains and sent both bikes careening across 4 lanes of
traffic. Thank god the bikes weighed enough to hold the trailer
down, and the bikes escaped unscathed. But that was the end for me,
and I bought a minivan as the bike transport.
Given that the Odyssey gets 26mpg with two 650s in the back on the
highway, it's the best compromise for a single car solution.
Jo Rhett / velociRaptor Racing
#553 WERA / AFM
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