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Old 10-01-2009, 10:11 PM   #7516
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I have used one of these for years and it works like a champ.

http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/te...233&hasJS=true

I use a strap like safety chains securing the hauler to the vehicle. One tiedown on each side of the handlebar and a bungee on each tire does the trick.

Then I strap a gas can to the rack/bike to keep the smell out of the SUV.

Sleeping in the SUV makes overnight rides a piece of cake.
I'd love to run one of these off my Durango, then hitch up my popup off of the carrier, I haven't seen a carrier with a hitch receiver on the other side of it. I'll have to do the addition but my guess is my Rē + Popup tongue weight wouldn't be more than our boat..

Anyone saw a carrier like that ??
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:18 PM   #7517
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I think I just found one after a few pages of google.. now need to see what the tongue weight is of my little 10' box popup..

http://versahaul.com/vhsportro.php





that 2"ball seems waaay out there though... but its just a popup.. hehe
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:19 PM   #7518
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I have been thinking about getting a WR for my next bike. I know that they do well in the rough stuff but how are they on sand? Do they have enough grunt? I wiegh in at 220.
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:22 PM   #7519
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Sand as in the type of sand you might find in a wooded area... or sand DUNES?
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:24 PM   #7520
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I have used one of these for years and it works like a champ.

http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/te...233&hasJS=true

I use a strap like safety chains securing the hauler to the vehicle. One tiedown on each side of the handlebar and a bungee on each tire does the trick.

Then I strap a gas can to the rack/bike to keep the smell out of the SUV.

Sleeping in the SUV makes overnight rides a piece of cake.
Here's my SUV



More pics here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...postcount=1903

EDIT: The WR matches the camper better ;-)
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:35 PM   #7521
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Sand as in sandy roads and washes.
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Old 10-01-2009, 11:52 PM   #7522
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Here's my SUV



More pics here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...postcount=1903

EDIT: The WR matches the camper better ;-)

A thing of beauty!
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Old 10-02-2009, 05:53 AM   #7523
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Sand as in sandy roads and washes.
No problem on that type of sand, especially once you replace the stock tires. Usual sand riding techniques apply, of course. "Keep up your speed to stay on top and when in doubt, gas on it".
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Old 10-02-2009, 05:57 AM   #7524
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Sand as in sandy roads and washes.
There were 2 of them on cannontrek 5 (1100 miles in the Upper Peninsula)

They did fantastic.
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Old 10-02-2009, 06:14 AM   #7525
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There were 2 of them on cannontrek 5 (1100 miles in the Upper Peninsula)

They did fantastic.
Make me bust out the ultimate WRR / sand picture, eh? Photo credit to Cannonshot.

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Old 10-02-2009, 06:33 AM   #7526
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hey WR guys - show me some "pack Mule" pictures. I'd like to see the WR loaded for a long adventure
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Old 10-02-2009, 06:59 AM   #7527
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MX Haulers

I'm tellin' ya, the WR is the perfect carrier--it doubles as a lift...and is butter getting the bike on and off of--plenty of good reviews out there.

http://ultimatemxhauler.com/product.php


You saw the pic of it on the van....here it is as a lift:

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Old 10-02-2009, 07:09 AM   #7528
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hey WR guys - show me some "pack Mule" pictures. I'd like to see the WR loaded for a long adventure

Zapp,

Did you see this:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=390890

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Old 10-02-2009, 07:23 AM   #7529
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As far as the WRR and sand going together, I took mine to Michigan this summer and hit quite a bit of the soft stuff. It's . . . umm . . . really heavy in the super soft stuff. Keep in mind that I'm comparing it to my old 2 stroke mx bike that I used to ride in the sand which is 10x better for it than the WRR. Don't get me wrong, it didn't do bad, it just wasn't as easy to scoot along the top of the sand like the little mx bike was. It wallowed around a bit. The semi soft stuff was a piece of cake and the bike did great. The super soft, deep, sugar sand made it kind of a handful. Of course any bike is a handful in the really soft stuff so take it for what it's worth.
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Old 10-02-2009, 07:36 AM   #7530
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Here's my SUV



More pics here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...postcount=1903

EDIT: The WR matches the camper better ;-)
That thing is luxurious compared to my rig. I figured if people camped in those little teardrop trailers..... has to fit in the garage too.


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