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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 09-06-2006, 06:13 PM Thread Starter
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Motorcycle trailer rental

Planning to head down to Deal's Gap area in a couple of weeks and prefer to just trailer the bikes down there instead of riding (the Speed Triple gets a bit miserable on extended x-way rides).

Any suggestions on a good place to rent a nice trailer (for two bikes)? I'd like a somewhat heavy duty one so I won't have to drive 45 mph the whole way.

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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 09-06-2006, 06:14 PM
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search threads....there have been a number of discussions about this in the past.
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I think they only have single trailers for motorocycle...

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I think they only have single trailers for motorocycle...
I have rented a non bike trailer from then that fit two bikes perfectly. 5x8 I believe.

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post #7 of 14 (permalink) Old 09-06-2006, 08:59 PM
 
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arlington motorsports has all sorts of open/closed trailer for rent, but they're pretty expensive...
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Not exactly in the city but Advantage trailer in Villa Park rents trailers. They have enclosed ones as well.
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Thanks for the input!

I'll call Uhaul tomorrow and see what they have.

Definitely need something I can pick up in the city (or not too far)...but the place Mopar recommended looks like they have some very nice trailers.

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ridechicago.com rents motorcycle trailers. check it out or call the office.
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Not exactly in the city but Advantage trailer in Villa Park rents trailers. They have enclosed ones as well.
+1 I was gonna rent from them but then didn't need to. They have enclosed trailers set up for bikes with two chocks. Pretty good prices as well.

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Advantage Trailer is good. They even included a chock when whe rented a trailer to move my buddies bike and some other equipment. They also have d-rings mounted on the floor and the walls for tie-downs.
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post #13 of 14 (permalink) Old 09-07-2006, 05:02 PM
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I just rented a car trailer from randpcarriages last weekend. Some great people out there. I think they have enclosed trailers that hold up to 3 bikes.
I have hauled 2 bikes in the open uhaul 5x8 also.

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I have a 2 rail kendon with the condor conversion. Towed 2 buells behind an Audi A6 at 80+mph, many times to the gap.
email me at [email protected] if interested

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