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Old 12-30-2012, 10:55 PM   #1
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Hitch carrier for motorbikes

Im looking to put 2 motorcycle carriers in the hitch of the front and back of my dads RV to carry our DR650s. I am either going to buy a couple STEEL ones, or make my own. I have bought a cheap aluminum one in the past but you could see it flex with the DR on it. Also i was thinking of using a hitch extender that would make the carriers stick out and up further for clarence. Have you guys bought or made anything like this? Heard bad things about these?
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Old 12-31-2012, 03:16 AM   #2
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I made my own from square stock and channel. I should have made the channel from aluminum structural channel instead of steel it's way overkill. Assuming you are welding in receivers to the chassis, weld in a second one both front and back and make your carrier have two tongues so that the carrier can't rock. Or make guy lines from steel cable thats what I did on my fj and I machined up a special eye bolt to screw into my spare tire
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Old 12-31-2012, 07:56 AM   #3
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Ultimate MX Hauler http://www.ultimatemxhauler.com/

Makes loading a snap. Not cheap but, works quite well. Does it move? Yes a bit but, that is inherent in the design and isn't a concern.
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:42 PM   #4
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I was thinking 2 of these, $85 with free shipping. I could brace them together to make stronger. their rated at 500lbs. The RVs already got hitches front and back. Thank you for the reply's.

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