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Where to buy ATV style ramps?

So for Road America next Monday, I have use of my friend's truck, but need a ramp for the bike. I've used Anna's ATV ramp before and it worked great, plus it's cheap, only $75.

Where can I buy something like this around the northern suburbs? I thought of doing the 2x12 wooden ramp, but it looks quite unstable, plus it'd still cost around $50 to make with the ramp kit and all from Home Depot.


http://www.atvramps.com/IBF-7140.htm

Or, does someone in the northern suburbs have a ramp I could use for this weekend?

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Woodfield Cycle has ramps in stock usually, I bought mine there.

Ron's solution is the best if you have time.

If you would like to borrow one, there will be plenty of people at Road America with ramps. Plenty of great NESBA folks would be happy to help ya load or unload.

In the absence of that, perhaps you can borrow one from someone on here that lives near to you. If that doesn't work, I'd lend you mine... but I lent it out last week and don't have it back yet. (I might get it back this week.)

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Thanx for all the helpful info.

I think I'll check with Harbor Freight, looking to get something that's around $80 or less, compared to $250 motorcycle ramps, as I'll be using it infrequently.

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You can buy a 2x12x8 hunk of lumber for far less.


If you are really going to use it infrequently.


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You can buy a 2x12x8 hunk of lumber for far less.

If you are really going to use it infrequently.

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But I'm still going to need the ramp kit to make sure it stays on the tail gate and I can't believe why that bit has to cost $50!

Does this look suitable?

It's available at the Farm and Fleet in Racine, WI for $80
http://www.farmandfleet.com/catalog/...55&h=080602001

Oh and just in case anyone's wondering (for future searches on ramps), the Harbor Freight one is not stocked in the store in Arlington Heights, catalog only).

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That'll work.


This is cool

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=94057

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