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Old 04-07-2014, 07:33 AM
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Maybe this is the wrong forum, but does anyone have opinions on the Class-3hitch-type motorcycle carriers I've seen on the market? They look like a good solution for those without a truck or trailer, but it also looks like there's some clap-trap out there to avoid.

Any history or experience?


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Old 04-07-2014, 09:21 AM
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Maybe this is the wrong forum, but does anyone have opinions on the Class-3hitch-type motorcycle carriers I've seen on the market? They look like a good solution for those without a truck or trailer, but it also looks like there's some clap-trap out there to avoid.

Any history or experience?





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Old 04-07-2014, 12:55 PM
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My friend has a model made by Joe Hauler.
It is the single rail hauler and it works very nicely.

http://www.joehauler.com/singlehaule...ehaulers.shtml

I'd make sure to get the ramp.
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Old 04-07-2014, 01:54 PM
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Do a search for the BOSS carrier. I have one and it works awesome.
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Old 04-07-2014, 05:26 PM
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Maybe this is the wrong forum, but does anyone have opinions on the Class-3hitch-type motorcycle carriers I've seen on the market? They look like a good solution for those without a truck or trailer, but it also looks like there's some clap-trap out there to avoid.

Any history or experience?
I don't have room for a trailer and drive a SUV so I've been using the hitch mounts for a few years. The one I have is from discount ramps. I've had no issues but I do keep an eye on it just as I would a trailer.
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Old 04-07-2014, 05:32 PM
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I use the Boss one also, although more expensive it is far more solid than others I have seen. It also has an excellent system to tighten down on the hitch to reduce bouncing and vibration.
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I used the moto hitch carrier. It was great, but awkward to store in the garage. Very sold and it was nice to use if you need to lift the bike to change tires, brakes or other maintenance.
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I had a Moto Jack rack.
It was very solid and the bike never bounced around.

I have Pivot Pegz and with the Moto Jack, the pivot springs kept breaking.
So I sold it.
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Old 04-07-2014, 09:56 PM
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I have been using a sport carrier for over 10 years. I have no idea if they are still in business. What I would say is the design is very simple creating a lightweight carrier that is very stable. What I recommend is get one where the bike ties to the center receiver rail. When you draw the bike down, both front and back pull down with only 2 tie downs.
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Old 04-08-2014, 12:16 AM
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Default hitch hauler

I used a joe hauler in past ,and it worked great. Currently using an aluminum hauler form harbor freight. working fine so far.
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