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Offline ManWorkingHere

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Amy asks about hitch carriers for a CRF
« on: February 28, 2018, 07:12:02 pm »
'Amy' asked me to check with a bunch of knowledgeable, modest, intelligent motorcycle owners for her question.

Having failed to find any here, I decided to post her question anyway:   ;D

"Do you know anyone who use a hitch mounted carrier to transport their bike. I bought another Honda (2017 CRF) for the dirt and am, looking at different transport options?"
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Re: Amy asks about hitch carriers for a CRF
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2018, 07:50:35 pm »
I don't know of anyone that uses them, but I was at the Sport Touring School in Jennings this weekend and saw several vehicles there with carriers on the rear.
(Unfortunately, I did not see all the bikes they carried, but I did see one that transported a 600 cc Honda race bike.)

Bottom line: Others use them and they work.

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Re: Amy asks about hitch carriers for a CRF
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2018, 07:57:51 pm »
I use one to transport my dual-sport (Chinese HAWK 250).  I've also carried my new Versys X-300 on it. As long as the carrier will support the weight of the motorcycle and the vehicle has at least a Class 3 hitch, a hitch carrier is a viable option They do put a lot of weight on the tail end of the vehicle but (at least on my Ford F150) it is easily manageable. HTH.
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