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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #25 on: March 19, 2018, 10:27:57 pm »
Ok Jorge/Irene.
You asked for it...

Here is something that will do what you want, it's not a trailer, similar to the Swivel-Wheel, will handle the weight, but,, does so without all of the weight being on your Motor Home.
       Watch the Video's.

Idaho Tote   
http://www.idahotote.com/

Smart Trailer
http://smarttrailers.com/product.aspx?productId=5

Sure glad you have lots of money..  >:D

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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #26 on: March 19, 2018, 11:07:57 pm »
Wow Ted, that's pretty cool!  The price is pretty cool also.... :-\

Scott, that's the system I saw, that can hold up (weight-wise) both the C14 and the Vulcan S. Only thing is... is it wide enough to fit them.

I think our coach's frame is strong enough for it, but I need to take a closer look to see if it's feasable.

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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #27 on: March 19, 2018, 11:23:33 pm »
Wow Ted, that's pretty cool!  The price is pretty cool also.... :-\

Scott, that's the system I saw, that can hold up (weight-wise) both the C14 and the Vulcan S. Only thing is... is it wide enough to fit them.

I think our coach's frame is strong enough for it, but I need to take a closer look to see if it's feasable.

Hey Jorge or Fun size, no pics??
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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #28 on: March 20, 2018, 03:22:48 pm »
Jorge...my father had that on his old class A back when he had a Valk, they had some mileage on it and no issues being a heavy bike it was still only one. I didn't like the setup for the fact that you had your bike bouncing around on the back unseen, they would flat tow a jeep in addition to the bike on the carrier.

FYI...they sold it and bought a 5th wheel toy hauler.

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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #29 on: March 31, 2018, 09:54:09 am »
OK... just to update. Decision is made, we bought a 7x12 cargo trailer yesterday.
White, of course, to match the Beast.

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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #30 on: March 31, 2018, 11:24:59 am »
Great looking rig. Now to get some oversized Kawasaki and COG decals with some blue stripes for the trailer and you'll be tripping!  Can't wait to check it out. 
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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #31 on: April 01, 2018, 10:33:18 am »
Exactly my thinking Ron...
If I can only figure out the colors for the coach  :017:

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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #32 on: April 01, 2018, 12:03:02 pm »
Jorge and Irene, that is one large rally support vehicle.

My Roadtrek would barely be a dinghy behind it.

Travel on!

Oh, and happy Easter.
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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #33 on: April 01, 2018, 02:10:35 pm »
Exactly my thinking Ron...
If I can only figure out the colors for the coach  :017:


Google (may be) your friend. SOMEWHERE, maybe Facebook, I recently saw a note about a company that reproduces RV graphics for rigs which have body damage or have faded. For that matter, if you go to a large RV dealer who does bodywork, they probably have a source. If a place like that can be located, or if there is an owner's group for your rig, you might find the original color scheme codes. If I see it again, I'll let you know. Then again, sun fading might make it difficult to totally match.

For instance:  http://graphicsrv.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=9
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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #34 on: April 02, 2018, 02:45:43 am »
The Beast was repainted two owners ago  :??:
They didn't do a bad job, but they didn't do a great job either. I suspect it was done with spray paint cans. The design is not bad, but the finish isn't very good. I may re-do it in time. I've painted a couple of cars many years ago, and might try again.
I may try to get pain swatches from a couple of places to see if I can come close to it.

Steve, it's a little larger than your adventure-mobile, but remember, Irene wants to make sure there is space between us :truce:

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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #35 on: April 02, 2018, 10:14:28 am »

Steve, it's a little larger than your adventure-mobile, but remember, Irene wants to make sure there is space between us :truce:

That should do it. Plenty of room for her to bring quilting stuff with.

Do you have a solar system?

Do you plan on boondocking?
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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #36 on: April 02, 2018, 10:38:19 am »
That'd be a LOT of spray cans... :rotflmao:
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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #37 on: April 02, 2018, 11:54:12 am »
That'd be a LOT of spray cans... :rotflmao:

Ufda, I guess.
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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #38 on: April 02, 2018, 05:53:03 pm »
I don't think youll regret the trailer, always nice to have extra room when out with the RV and now the Bike has a garage for the road.

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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #39 on: April 02, 2018, 09:29:07 pm »
Jorge, "you" don't have to paint it to get it to shine.
   That would be way to much work for "you".

Funsize isn't doing anything, and she's the one that talked you into buying it...
      Tell her to quit goofing off, go outside, and give it a good wax job.    :104:

Glad I could help..........   >:D
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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #40 on: April 02, 2018, 10:05:14 pm »
Jorge, "you" don't have to paint it to get it to shine.
   That would be way to much work for "you".

Funsize isn't doing anything, and she's the one that talked you into buying it...
      Tell her to quit goofing off, go outside, and give it a good wax job.    :104:

Glad I could help..........   >:D
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Great idea. That would only take $18,000 worth of Plexus!
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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #41 on: April 03, 2018, 01:28:40 pm »
Nahh,,,, I was thinking more along the lines of a can {maybe a couple of cans} of turtle wax and some elbow grease.
    Wax on, Wax off,    Wax on, Wax off,    Wax on, Wax off,    Wax on, Wax off,    Wax on, Wax off,    Wax on, Wax off, etc, etc, etc,,,,,,,,
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PS: Jorge, if you need a place to hide from "Funsize" after suggesting the wax project,,, let me know.
       (I promise "not" to tell her that you {double dog "dared" me} to post my original note)..  :-\
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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #42 on: April 03, 2018, 10:52:21 pm »
Ah Ted... you forget... she reads the forum quite frequently, and this was her thread - I think I'm in the clear on this one. I'll ask her if she's read her thread lately :engel016:
I think Judy and Irene will take turns... one holds, the other beats, then switch for more fun.

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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #43 on: April 04, 2018, 02:49:46 pm »
Aww, c'mon Jorge. You ain't getting me in trouble when it wuz your idea...
     You know that "you told me" to send that note.
          I wouldn't lie!!   :engel016:

PS:  Judy "often" help's me wax, and polish the Brass on our Model T Ford.
        After you had me send the note, I {naturally} assumed Irene would do the same...  >:D
          Like I sed;  I wouldn't lie!!   :engel016:

    Wax on, Wax off,    Brasso on, Brasso off,    Wax on, Wax off,    Brasso on, Brasso off,    Wax on, Wax off,    Brasso on, Brasso off, etc, etc, etc,,,,,,,,



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Re: Advice on dual motorcycle hitch carriers
« Reply #44 on: April 11, 2018, 07:40:29 pm »
To update everyone on this thread, Jorge and I bought a 7 x 12 enclosed trailer.  It already has two wheel chucks for the bikes.  Thank you so much for your help.