Trailer Trial.

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Re: Trailer Trial.

Post by Cone » Thu May 10, 2018 9:50 pm

sprintster wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 5:36 pm
Cone wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 3:46 pm
I think its great engineering, but don't understand why you just wouldn't go up in a car. :?:
Why do you ride a bike? You're still riding a bike, just with more luggage carrying ability.
I hadn’t really thought of that 👍

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Re: Trailer Trial.

Post by Morph » Fri May 11, 2018 10:30 pm

sprintster wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 5:39 pm
Once my girlfriend was on the bike that sorted it.
Glad you found a use for her!

I use my wife as ballast in our conoe! :lol:
The lightest piece of kit is the one you leave behind...

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Re: Trailer Trial.

Post by 92kk k100lt 193214 » Wed May 16, 2018 5:43 pm

I picked up a tow bar for the bike last weekend so now have tow bars for two bikes.

But things to watch...higher tyre pressures needed on bike rear and trailer, shock/damping on the rear spring and of course loading the trailer, all the weight in the middle over the axle but also get nose weight right. Use a scales for some practice until you get the feel for the right weight.

Both tow bars are mounted centre on the bikes, one is under the gear box and other is on the footrest hangers and with stays up to under the seat.

I like a base for 3 weeks so trailer is parked once I get there.
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