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Old 07-21-2014, 08:07 AM   #16
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So how do you get it out when you get where you are going?
Easy, disconnect the straps, drop the tailgate, start truck, put in gear, STOMP on it.
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:40 AM   #17
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He's in Florida, no hills.
Then he could dig a couple holes and back the rear wheels of the truck into them. Posi rear end??? No need to shovel then.....
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:44 AM   #18
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Old 07-21-2014, 09:55 AM   #19
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That's pretty funny.

I just use two ramps and power the bike up. I'm not quite strong enough or tall enough to load it myself otherwise.
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Old 07-21-2014, 10:06 AM   #20
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Have you considered a shorter truck?

Or just gang three 2x12's together to make a nice extra wide ramp you could ride up on. Not at all ramps need to be skinny little things.
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Old 07-21-2014, 10:09 AM   #21
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He's in Florida, no hills.
And the ditches are full of alligators.
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Old 07-21-2014, 10:47 AM   #22
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Well he could just do this...




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Old 07-21-2014, 11:23 AM   #23
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That's pretty funny.

I just use two ramps and power the bike up. I'm not quite strong enough or tall enough to load it myself otherwise.
That's how I do it too. I don't have her "not strong enough or tall enough" excuse- I'm just that lazy.
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:52 AM   #24
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Just tow the dang thing. Geez....

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Old 07-21-2014, 12:44 PM   #25
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Then he could dig a couple holes and back the rear wheels of the truck into them. Posi rear end??? No need to shovel then.....
That's how I used to do it at the sandpit
Bury the back up to the axle and just lock in 4wd to leave.
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Old 07-21-2014, 12:45 PM   #26
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just dropping in to say...


nice truck!
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:09 PM   #27
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Well he could just do this...
Or you could try this.

http://youtu.be/8mG2Okd830k

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Old 07-21-2014, 02:51 PM   #28
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that is great, that Yota sounds mean!

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Being that I'm ripped like a true skinny-boy, I had to use my brain to figure out how to load my dr up into my lifted truck.

Here is what I came up with.

1500lb comalong, sturdy oak tree.









And here is a video of the advanced weight-transfer transition technique that was implemented.



Anyone else use a similar technique? An even scarier one?
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Old 07-21-2014, 03:10 PM   #29
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Two ramps: push bike up on one while you walk up the other. I'm not a fan of riding up solo, but walking it up right beside on another ramp is the way to go for me.
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Old 07-21-2014, 05:10 PM   #30
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I'm in the "use varied terrain to your advantage" camp. When I'm loading a bike, the ramp is always horizontal.

I did see a guy load his XR600 by himself in a flat parking lot. He had it in first gear, let out the clutch, and walked beside the truck as the bike went up. It stalled just as it touched the back of the cab. This guy was a logger (chain saw still strapped to the rear rack), and obviously did this every day.
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