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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-11-2006, 08:28 AM Thread Starter
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http://www.stingertrailer.com

i am looking for a trailer for the track

I want something worth the money that will last and will be sturdy...
but i also need something that doesn't take up too much space.

this costs $1400 and takes up almost no space---but I am wondering how well this would be at 70 mph over 100+ mile drive

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I don't know anything about that trailer, but I've seen these in action and they are very nice. Also folds up for vertical storage.

http://www.kendonusa.com/single_trailer.htm

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http://www.stingertrailer.com

i am looking for a trailer for the track

I want something worth the money that will last and will be sturdy...
but i also need something that doesn't take up too much space.

this costs $1400 and takes up almost no space---but I am wondering how well this would be at 70 mph over 100+ mile drive
$1400.00 is ALOT for that trailer. You can almost buy a 2 bike folding trailer for that much. Think of it this way, what else can you tie down to that trailer? All the crap you take back and forth to the track, you can't use this trailer to haul any of it. What happens if you ball up your bike at the track (God forbid)? This trailer could become usless if that happens.

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What happens if you ball up your bike at the track (God forbid)? This trailer could become usless if that happens.
good point....

so it looks like you guys really like the Kendon....i'll check that one out further

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I had a Kendon single rail for YEARS..... 100MPH towing ( on a test track of course ) wa sno problem.


I would strongly reccomend stepping up and getting a dual rail if you need it or not. You can use the second rail to strap down a few cargo boxes for gas, toolbox, pop-up, chairs and such..... or a second bike in an emergency.


Totally worth it.


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I'm going to be selling my 2 rail Kendon in a few weeks. PM me.
Great trailer. I folds up and take up very little space in my garage, stable even at crap-I-don't-wanna-miss-a-session highway speeds.

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The tires on that trailer don't look very standard. You may have trouble find a spare in an emergency as well.

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are dual rail trailers stable with only 1 bike on it.....is the weight all on one side a problem or is it perfectly fine?

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are dual rail trailers stable with only 1 bike on it.....is the weight all on one side a problem or is it perfectly fine?
Perfectly fine, I did it all the time over the summer. The rails are close enough and the wheel width wide enough that it'll work quite well even with one on it.

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I had a Kendon single rail for YEARS..... 100MPH towing ( on a test track of course ) wa sno problem.


I would strongly reccomend stepping up and getting a dual rail if you need it or not. You can use the second rail to strap down a few cargo boxes for gas, toolbox, pop-up, chairs and such..... or a second bike in an emergency.


Totally worth it.


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Hey you told me that trailer was babied and never driven above 55.

I must admit it towed well at 90+ this past weekend (on the test track of course)
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The tires on that trailer don't look very standard. You may have trouble find a spare in an emergency as well.

It's the same size as the ones on small Pop up campers, shouldnt be a problem.
That trailer looks top heavy.

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Hey you told me that trailer was babied and never driven above 55.

I must admit it towed well at 90+ this past weekend (on the test track of course)

Of of course it wasn't *that* trailer.... it was my friends !

He has a Blue / White GSXR.... do you know him ?


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