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Old 09-26-2015, 12:14 PM   #1
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It'll be fine, we have a similar one I mount to my suv...
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I'm selling a versa haul if any one is interested. It's rated at 600 pounds.

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I used a different brand for a couple of years and I loved it!
I would suggest that you latch on to the bike higher. With all the starting and stopping you are going to be doing, that bike will start rocking side to side(Front to back from the car).
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May I ask what you used for the towing vehicle?

Did you experience the "front end floating" feeling when hitting imperfections of the road?

Yes, I have a canyon dancer, however was to lazy to remove the mirrors to use it. Another lesson learned.
We put a ZZR1200 on a hitch hauler to go to the sisters. The bike bounced quite a bit but they swore it would be ok and it was. I don't remember exactly what we did but we secured the top of the bike to the truck in some way, otherwise it wanted to rock back and forth like crazy.
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Yes, I have a canyon dancer, however was to lazy to remove the mirrors to use it. Another lesson learned.
I would advise against using a canyon dancer with that bike. Those are for bikes with clip-ons, yours has regular handlebars. If you hit a good bump making the front compress, then bounce up, the jolt could rotate the bars down and make the straps loose. Ask me how I know this

You need to use soft straps at the curve of the handle bar and make the straps go down and forward so it holds the bike to the wheel chock. Then run your rear straps as high as possible (like someone else said). The rear foot pegs are a good spot for straps, just don't make it gorilla tight. The wheel chock does most of the work, the straps just keep it steady and locked to the chock.

You can also put straps around the lower triple tree if you are afraid of scratching your bars.
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Did you experience the "front end floating" feeling when hitting imperfections of the road?

Yes, I have a canyon dancer, however was to lazy to remove the mirrors to use it. Another lesson learned.
I used mine on a 97 explorer and 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Both felt has that floating in the front feeling. I brought 2 bikes(separately) from Dallas in the Jeep. One was a BIIIG 04 GSXR 1000.
If I didn't have a truck I'd be using the carrier instead of a trailer.
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On a side note:
Some cops may get pissy if they can't see your license plate or tail lights. If you at least run lights on the carrier, they normally won't bother you.
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Some cops may get pissy if they can't see your license plate or tail lights. If you at least run lights on the carrier, they normally won't bother you.
Yup, I wouldn't drive at night with that setup
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