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Old 01-05-2007, 10:27 AM   #46
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I have the same trailer, but without the folding option. It works great and it's never given me any problems. I can get 2 quads and 1 dirt bike on it.
2 quads and a bike on a 4x8 trailer ? Stack em?
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Old 01-05-2007, 10:42 AM   #47
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The only issue I had with mine is that it has been pretty rust-receptive (as opposed to rust-resistant).

The folding up thing and the price are what makes it!

No problems at speed, either. Given a choice, I'd rather haul a bike in the back of the truck than on that trailer.
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Old 01-05-2007, 10:43 AM   #48
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As a rule of thumb, however, you should ride whenever and wherever possible.
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Old 01-05-2007, 10:46 AM   #49
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As a rule of thumb, however, you should ride whenever and wherever possible.
anyone what knows me knows i do probably TOO much...the problem i run into is i have a big setup for long hauls..but now that i have the KLR, i ride in the pine barrens which is about 75 miles away....in the winter months it sucks layering up to ride down...then shedding 30 layers, putting on an offroad helmet, chest protector, etc. to ride offroad.

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Old 01-05-2007, 10:49 AM   #50
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I have the same trailer- it's paid for itself several times over with loads of wood from my GF's parents house, a couple of moves, saving on mulch delivery etc.

Love it.
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Old 01-05-2007, 05:01 PM   #51
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I used mine for the first time yesterday picking up my GS-Adv 380 miles away.

It performed great. Much better that my old little 4x6, pre-built, wire mesh floor trailer you see at Hardware stores, lowes, etc.

Tracked straight and true, didn't bounce around all that much while unloaded. Good value IMO.


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Old 01-05-2007, 06:04 PM   #52
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Chinese!

This is a Chinese trailer and the guys over on the Chinese bike thread say the Chinese stuff is crap and won't last a month. I have this trailer and they maybe right because after 3000 miles I replaced a wheel bearing! $4.99... damm.

I expect trailer bearing failed because I loaded my sons Chinese 200cc on the same trailer next to my DR650. That Chinese dirt bike is so bad it even broke my trailer.
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Old 01-05-2007, 06:22 PM   #53
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stupid stupid question, im picking one of these up tomorrow morning........how big are the boxes? can i fit them in my small 2door blazer with the seats down?

actually my girlfriends toyota matrix has even more room with the seats down.
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Old 01-05-2007, 07:00 PM   #54
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Pop a bearing out, then look up a Bearing House (supply) in your phone book.

Get some Timken or FAG bearings. Nod much $$

Good grease, off ya go.

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Old 01-05-2007, 07:13 PM   #55
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another silly question, doesnt look like you have a license plate on yours???

god i dread the DMV...haha
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Old 01-05-2007, 07:51 PM   #56
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another silly question, doesn't look like you have a license plate on yours???

god i dread the DMV...haha
I don't have a plate on mine.
The kit includes a plate mount that can be attached to the trailer.
Pretty sure there is a title in there somewhere too.......I've successfully managed to misplace mine.
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Old 01-05-2007, 08:01 PM   #57
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Some states require you to plate a trailer. Some don't.

I got a "certificate of origin" in the box. Put the trailer together and got it inspected and legalized.
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Old 01-05-2007, 08:05 PM   #58
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stupid stupid question, im picking one of these up tomorrow morning........how big are the boxes? can i fit them in my small 2door blazer with the seats down?

actually my girlfriends toyota matrix has even more room with the seats down.
It comes in several boxes, all of which will fit in a Blazer or Matrix.
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Old 01-05-2007, 08:07 PM   #59
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...anyone taken the HF folding trailer (great for me since i have limited storage) on a longer ride? i figure the KLR is 400lbsish...should be ok. ...
Look up inte's posts (and pics) for neduro's Buena Vista dirt riding class. He has one of these trailers, and hauled 2 or 3 bikes on it from CA to CO (1400 miles each way). He wasn't worried about the trailer.
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Old 01-05-2007, 09:22 PM   #60
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This little HB trailer has quickly become a favorite....I've put hundreds of trouble free miles on it plus it folds and tucks away! With floor space I've saved in the garage (and $), I plan to add a HB lift soon!
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