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Old 02-05-2012, 07:08 AM   #1
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DL 650 Wee Strom trailer hitch

If anyone is looking to put a trailer hitch on there Wee, Bushtec trailers will start carrying them. I went to there plant in Jacksboro, Tn. last week with my Wee and Bruce designed a hitch for it. I purchased a new trailer and had hitches put on the Wee and FJR. Keith and the crew have a first class operation at Bushtec and have come out with a new utility trailer (Spartan) that should be a hit behind adventure bikes. I will post some pics as soon as they send me my Wee hitch which is getting powder coated.

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Old 02-05-2012, 03:43 PM   #2
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Can't wait to see the pics.
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Old 03-09-2012, 07:53 AM   #3
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There is a pic of my Wee Strom hooked up to my Bushtec trailer on the Bushtec web site under trailer hitches - Suzuki. The Wee pulls the trailer like there is nothing back there. I use the trailer to carry all my camping gear which really enhances the camping experience with all the things I can take.

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Old 03-09-2012, 08:41 AM   #4
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If I needed a trailer hitch on a bike, I would just take my car... I want a motorcycle to be just that, a motorcycle... No point in riding if you need to pull that much crap... Just take your cage...
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Old 03-09-2012, 09:12 AM   #5
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can't remember. does strom have hollow axel?
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Old 03-09-2012, 09:14 AM   #6
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If I needed a trailer hitch on a bike, I would just take my car... I want a motorcycle to be just that, a motorcycle... No point in riding if you need to pull that much crap... Just take your cage...
Some of us don't have a cage and use our bikes for everything. For some a bike isn't just a Sunday morning toy to ride to brunch.

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Old 03-09-2012, 11:49 AM   #7
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For some a bike isn't just a Sunday morning toy to ride to brunch.
I dunno. I'd have to say it's the Sunday-brunch crowd who are more likely to pull a trailer behind a bike. Those of us who have been bike-only understand the importance of packing light and packing smart.

Mostly I'm pulling your chain. You're welcome to pull a trailer. Whatever works for you. My own dad showed up for us to take a week-long trip with his Goldwing packed to the gills and a duffel bag on the back and he wants to get a hitch so he can pull a trailer and carry more stuff. Whatever works.
For me, I like having the bike is a fun exercise in minimalism.

I'd like to see pics too. I also ride a V-strom.

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Old 01-15-2014, 10:16 AM   #8
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I'd like to re-visit this thread.

Anyone else have a Bush-tech hitch installed?

I have a line on a light weight Harbor Freight single rail trailer..... I want to pull my GSXR racebike to track days....probably take my KTM 200 to trail heads too. I have a 2004 DL650.
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Old 04-17-2014, 09:35 AM   #9
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I'd like to re-visit this thread.

Anyone else have a Bush-tech hitch installed?

I have a line on a light weight Harbor Freight single rail trailer..... I want to pull my GSXR racebike to track days....probably take my KTM 200 to trail heads too. I have a 2004 DL650.
Yep

http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?t=87261

In fact, it is the bike used in the Bushtech website.
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