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Old 07-15-2009, 09:54 PM   #75
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Originally Posted by datol
My riding buddy and I used a Mercedes 300D for trailering for a few years, it was awesome, nice AC, comfortable, quiet, and nothing like showing up for a race all refreshed instead of beat to death by the pick-up you drove over night to get there.

We built a small receiver hitch for it, but now you can buy some small ones for cars.

http://shopping.yahoo.com/s:Trailers...4168-Brand=BMW

The other key is a light trailer.

http://www.discount-trailers.com/mot...e_trailers.htm

Very cool bike, good luck

Dane
Thanks, but I've talked to quite a few people about this and they just don't work well - in part because there is no frame, you wind up ruining the underbody and if nothing else you get rust and leaks from drilling holes in the car - not to mention seriously degrading the value of the car. Look around and see how many late model 3 series Bimmers (not an X3) you see running around with a trailer hitch. I have seen none, nada, zip.

I want to haul both bikes - which means at least 750 pounds of weight, not to mention that of the trailer. I also want to haul back in to places I would never drive my car, with or without a trailer. So a truck it is.
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