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If you're constantly trailering your bike maybe, but a half decent wheel chock is about a quarter of the price of that and works just as well.
 

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If you're constantly trailering your bike maybe, but a half decent wheel chock is about a quarter of the price of that and works just as well.

I would agree with that statement since I use a wheel chock anytime im trailering my sled. A wheel chock up front and a set of rachet straps and the bike isn't going anywhere.
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I think it's a great idea. Esp when you are putting 2 baggers in a tight trailer. I have to trailer mine from time to time due to other issues, I'm now considering this! This could be amazing in the back of my truck...
 

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I have it and absolutely love it. It is kind of pricey but it makes loading and unloading the bike yourself so much easier. Not to mention you dont have to worry about any straps rubbing on too much compression on the front seals etc. You literally put the bar on the frame and drive up into the bracket and your done.
 

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I have one of these. I think its a great product. I have done two long hauls trips with it, San Antonio to Sturgis (twice). I initially installed it on a flat bed trailer and this year quickly moved into my buddy enclosed trailer. I will admit that I strapped it down on both trips.

Very solid construction. I like the fact that bike frame becomes attached to the trailer. This eliminates bounce and any side to side sway. The bikes suspension is under slight compression, but does not move up and down during transport.

On my first haul I did experience about 3-4" of travel along the frame. Basically the cross bar slid about 4" to rear of the frame from where I initially mounted it. I believe there where 2 major causes of this; a greasy frame and over-tightening the front straps. The cross bar did not become lose at anytime. On the return trip and any subsequent haul I have not experience any shift of the cross bar.

One downside is mounting the crossbar to the frame. The bar clamp will not fit under my exhaust bracket. I prefer to mount the clamp to the forward portion of the frame in front of the exhaust bracket but this interferes with the kickstand. So I need another person the hold the bike up when I install/uninstall the cross bar. Once cross bar is installed loading unloading is a breeze with one person.

The cross bar can be installed to the rear of the exhaust bracket on the right side but might come in contact with the primary housing on the left side.

All in all I am happy with my purchase.
 

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Yes I have one too and its great. No straps, no problems. When you initially put the cross bar on the frame, just kinda do a test fit for the kick stand, then put a mark of your choice on the right side of the frame, this way you'll know where your starting point is for perpendicular, and should be close for the stand next time. Oh and also you can cinch it just tight enough that you can bend down and make that final adjustment with your arm as your sitting there. worth every penny.
 

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Definitely looking at this since backing the bike out of a chock without wrenching my back is challenging. Might make using a 5 x 8 trailer easier as well since I am not sure I want to pull a trailer wider than my truck. Looks like a little bit a a chore mounting the bar to the frame each time you want to put the bike in the trailer. Especially if you just want to use it as a secure garage overnight.
 

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Last June I borrowed a buddys trailer to haul my RGS and my brothers RG Ultra.
The guy had the biker bars mounted in floor, and showed me how to set it up.
Talk about a nice load, and haul without any issues of the bikes moving.
 

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Hey nice to see my old thread got dug up from a couple years ago. Since then my son and I have each
purchased biker bars for his trailer. They are the real deal. Just clamp it onto the frame and drive it into the hold down. They are not cheap but they work great and I would recommend them if you do alot of trailering.
 
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