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That's it!!!!!!! I'm selling my trailer and I'm gonna pull my Ford F250 with a camper on the back. Here I thought I was gonna have to get a fifth wheel toy hauler, or a motorhome with a garage to haul my bike.

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Yeah we had that video on the forum some months ago. One prevailing opinion was sympathy for that poor bike's clutch!
 

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Done properly the clutch shouldn't take much abuse:baffled:
 

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I never never neverwould have thought about this or even considered this possible. :jumper:
 

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DigbyODell wrote:
Done properly the clutch shouldn't take much abuse:baffled:
Done properly one wouldn't do that to a bike. It's gonna take a good bit of hp to get a 3000lb load and the bike moving and there's no way I can see to do that without a lot of clutch slipping to keep the rpms up enough to generate the needed hp.
 

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Never mind about getting going.......howsabout getting stopped!!!!!!!:baffled::stumped:

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It would be the same basic princible as a semi, only on a smaller scale...Given the standard clutch wouldn't/couldn't handle that, so I am sure they have a beefed up clutch to handle the extra torque needed to get moving..


I am far from a mechanical engeneer but I am sure that was one of the first concerns along with the braking system.. Just my $0.02:waving:
 

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I believe that the trailer portion has electric braking. That would be the only way to safely stop that kind of load with a bike.
 

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Still a lot of mass to get stopped, especially in a hurry. Add wet or slick roads and wheeeee you might get to see your trailer pass you. I also noted that they had to ride through the office area of their shop to get out. Hmm.

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I think it is neat, even though I too wonder about the clutch and brakes, also I don't condon riding motorcycles in the office either.:)

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Yeah, the office thing is kind ofweird. You'd think that to build something like that you'd have a shop door at least. I bet they spend a lot of money on rug shampooing too:D

BTW, I've hit 500, count them, FIVE HUNDRED, posts. Wow. They love me they really love me.:goofygrin:

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Hobie1 wrote:
Yeah, the office thing is kind ofweird. You'd think that to build something like that you'd have a shop door at least. I bet they spend a lot of money on rug shampooing too:D
BTW, I've hit 500, count them, FIVE HUNDRED, posts. Wow. They love me they really love me.:goofygrin:
Hobee
A bit of a misquote from Sally Fields, but acceptable all the same. Congrats!:banana:
 
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