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Old 06-28-2011, 04:57 PM   #1
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Motorcycle Carrier

I am wanting to carry a heavy motorcycle on the back of the C. Anyone do it and if so what unit do you have and is it any good?
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Old 06-28-2011, 07:33 PM   #2
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Do you have a motorhome or a travel trailer ?
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Old 06-29-2011, 08:31 AM   #3
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I would think a motorcycle on the back of a C would be to much weight. It would really affect handling even if you built a heavy duty carrier.
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Old 06-29-2011, 12:08 PM   #4
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I tend to agree with the others. A heavy motorcycle would be too heavy for the back of a class C. Maybe a small trailer, or if you are towing, maybe a motorcycle rack can be added to the toad. Without knowing your setup, these are just recommendations to think about.
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Old 06-30-2011, 07:46 AM   #5
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I am wanting to carry a heavy motorcycle on the back of the C......snip
My definition of a heavy motorcycle would be 400lbs plus. I've seen this subject discussed on other forums as well, and the results seem to be as others have already mentioned, not doable.

I have heard of some folks placing a scooter (couple hundred pounds) on the back of a "C", but the problem of 'top' movement still had to be addressed. On some "C's" the long distance from the rear axle to the bumper also can create an issue of unloading weight from the front axle do to the added rear weight.

I agree with others, I would look into a low profile trailer.

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Old 06-30-2011, 03:24 PM   #6
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Thanks. A trailer is not an option as my ********** will not tow one. So I guess we will go with a Ruckus or something under 200lbs. That should not be too much weight on the rear. Let me know of you think it is. To me a "heavy" motorcycle is over 700lbs.
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