Recommendations on foldable one-rail motorcycle trailer?

Randy Grein randygrein at comcast.net
Sun Feb 24 17:30:36 PST 2008


The bike weighs less than 2 people - only Tonka makes a truck that  
can't handle that much weight.

Bigger question is why do you need to move the bike around with a  
truck? It does have wheels of it's own.
Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Feb 24, 2008, at 4:30 PM, Jake Meyer wrote:

> Hello all!  I've been on the mailing list for a few months (just  
> bought my
> first bike - '07 650S - in September) and now I need a new daily  
> driver.  I
> was thinking about a truck when this thread was started and I  
> figured I
> would jump in.  I don't need a truck for much more than moving the
> occasional furniture load, mulch bags, trips to the junkyard, and  
> now the SV
> (I plan on picking up a 67 GTO in the next 5-7 years, but that will  
> have to
> be with another truck :) ).  Is it a total inconvenience to put the  
> bike in
> the bed?  I have a friend who said he has seen people trailering  
> their bikes
> to the track w/ a Tacoma (the truck I am leaning toward), but I want  
> to stay
> well within the range of my trucks towing/hauling capacity.  Any  
> comments?
> Feelings toward towing a bike with a new Tacoma?  Thank you all for  
> your
> time.
>
> Jake
>
>
> On 2/23/08, Marcus Andre Worsley <dawerz at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>> Checkout http://www.stingertrailer.com/.  I got mine for under  
>> $1000 back
>> in 2002 -2003 and its still running strong.  It tracks like an  
>> arrow on the
>> freeway (even at 90+mph from what i've heard).  I've used it to  
>> take my
>> SV650 from here to NY and back at least twice with no problems.  I  
>> even ran
>> over a deer with it in tow and it was in better shape than my car!   
>> The
>> thing is solid.  Loading and unloading is easily a one-man job.  It  
>> also
>> folds easily and is not too big or heavy to stick in the elevator,  
>> take it
>> upstairs, and put on my little apartment patio.  I really don't  
>> have any
>> complaints.  Plus they are made locally (Richmond) and the owner  
>> has always
>> been good about customer service from my experience.
>> Hope that helps,
>> marcus
>>
>> Beth <hacktastic at gmail.com> wrote: On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 11:05 AM,
>> Ernest Montague  wrote:
>>> the cheapest is a harbor freight foldable.  Baxley makes a nice  
>>> one for
>>> $2k
>>
>> I'm looking for a balance of quality and decent price, preferably
>> under $1000. Doable?
>>
>>
>>
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