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Old 06-25-2013, 12:18 AM   #98
Outside the Pod-bay
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Joined: Feb 2008
Location: Just off the Warrego, S.E. Queensland
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YOU do the comparison:

Case One-

Case Two-

No situation is exactly the same as any other. Some motorcycles can be over-loaded WITHOUT any luggage being involved-

At other times, its an excess (or improper distribution) luggage load involved-

And to those who question whether a motorcycle can stop under heavy braking while towing . . . . I can testify to braking so hard that the ABS intervened when almost missing a turnoff while towing my trailer and kayak.

In addition, I would NEVER tow without attaching the safety chains. The vehicle operator is responsible for WHERE his trailer ends up. A well behaved trailer with its coupling unattached behaves quite similar to a rear flat on a solo.
'08 Suzuki AN650A Burgman (and trailer)
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