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Im looking to purchase a little motorcycle trailer. Im 19 and on a budget. The place i was looking at has two possible trailers. The smaller cheaper one has a rail length of 73.5" inches. According to one of their reps, this length is from teh top of the wheel block to the end of the rail. I keep taking the measurements of the bike from the front of the tire to the rear axle (what the rep said to do) and im getting mesurements around 73. My next problem is that the width of the rail is 5". I measured my tire and im pretty much exactly 5". Am i cutting it too close? Should i go for the bigger one? The other trailer is 6.5" wide and 89.5 inches long.

Heres the link to the trailer.. http://www.sportutilitytrailers.com/LongChih/832TA-1TS32M.htm

http://www.sportutilitytrailers.com/LongChih/745TC-1TS70M.htm

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I am sure the bike will fit on there. I have had one of these bolt together trailers before and they are kinda flimsy. For the 300 bucks you will spend on this one, look in the paper and try to buy a used trailer. I found a 3 bike trailer for $250. Ad was posted on the wall at the Yamaha dealership.

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yeah? are they that flimsy? i need something small cause i haver limited space to put it and i dont have more than 500 bucks to spend....well i do, but i just dont wanna.

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Your bike will definetly fit on there and the back wheel will go in the rail. Just wrap a bungy cord around it. Those trailers are plenty strong enough to haul a bike and work great for a car cause there so light and low. I had one once and someone welded a piece of angle diagonally on the underside of the frame. You might want to lengthen the tongue though, that will make it more stable on the highway. It will also be easier to back. You can typically by those trailers cheaper than that and with no shipping at a farm supply place like TSC or Rural King and possibly Lowe's or Home Depot. They also carry the 4'X8" utility trailers with the wire mesh floor. That would be your next step up from that little guy your looking at.

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yeah i really dont want a utility trailer. And i do want the 12 inch wheels which would make the utility in the 600 dollar range. Problem is, there really arent many trailer dealers in my area, and the one that is, quoted me at like 550-600 for a motorcycle trailer. So i think this is my best bet. any other ideas? with tax and shipping, its gonna be like 480.

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Personally, I'd get something more like this:

http://www.mytscstore.com/detail.asp?pcID=3&paID=1023&sonID=733&productID=9269

(not necessarily that particular one, but that style........you get the idea)

Stronger and more uses. Also easier to strap extras on.........like gas cans, huge rubbermaid tub for gear, bike stand, etc.

There are usually local "builders" of trailers such as these (often at very reasonable prices), although you may need to look in a more "rural" area if you aren't in one, although, I would assume you have to travel to one to ride!

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DON'T BUY THE TRAILER !!!!!

For $300 you can get a Moto Jack Rack

http://www.motojackrack.com/

or an MX 200

http://www.mxtailmate.com/mx200-dirt-bike-trailer.php

or an Ultimate MX Hauler

http://www.ultimatemxhauler.com/

I have a 5' x 8' open utility trailer for taking my kid's TTR-125 and PW-50 along, but If I am going by myself my Moto Jack Rack is infinitely easier to use. If you have a 2" hitch you are good to go. You barely know the bike is on your bumper and I drive a smallish Honda Pilot. Gas mileage is much better and I don't have to worry about flat trailer tires. It is VERY secure.

The bumper jack racks weigh about 50 pounds and can be removed and stored in 30 seconds. Check out the websites and do a search on TT. :)

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Don't spend $480 on that little trailer! You can get the same thing at a farm supply for $150 to $200. If you want the 12" wheels you can still buy them with the money you saved.

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DON'T BUY THE TRAILER !!!!!

For $300 you can get a Moto Jack Rack

http://www.motojackrack.com/

or an MX 200

http://www.mxtailmate.com/mx200-dirt-bike-trailer.php

or an Ultimate MX Hauler

http://www.ultimatemxhauler.com/

I have a 5' x 8' open utility trailer for taking my kid's TTR-125 and PW-50 along, but If I am going by myself my Moto Jack Rack is infinitely easier to use. If you have a 2" hitch you are good to go. You barely know the bike is on your bumper and I drive a smallish Honda Pilot. Gas mileage is much better and I don't have to worry about flat trailer tires. It is VERY secure.

The bumper jack racks weigh about 50 pounds and can be removed and stored in 30 seconds. Check out the websites and do a search on TT. :)

I agree if you have a truck get the Moto Jack rack. I love mine

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well, i was looking at the motorcycle carriers. But problem is i only have a bumper mounted ball (no hitch). If i spend the 150 bucks to get a class 3 hitch, and then get a moto rack, im still around 350-400. I figured a trailer would be more versatile. I could pull it with a car if need be and i wouldnt be puttin a strain on my rear shocks. Maybe im wrong. all i know is that im gonna be needing something to move my bike in about a month or two so i need to figure SOMETHING out. thanks for the help.

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