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« on: 04/19/16 04:20PM »
Clearly, the Kendon is best built, but also the most expensive trailer out there.

Has anyone had experience with this little jewel? http://theusatrailerstore.com/ace-single-motorcycle-trailer/
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #1 on: 04/19/16 05:58PM »
I haven't heard of the "Ace". 

Some on Craigslist, if you're looking...
https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/search/mca?query=trailer
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #2 on: 04/19/16 11:27PM »
Reminds me of "Trailer in a Bag" - for people that didn't have a lot of storage space for a trailer.

A girl on SVRider bought one and used it to trailer her bike to the track with her car.

Heard they worked well.

You probably seen them at the track?

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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #3 on: 04/20/16 09:16AM »

Looks pretty cool.  And compact for storing!

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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #4 on: 04/20/16 10:58AM »
"Trailer in a Bag" -

Looks like its discontinued.  Replacement item is $1,800 and I think at that price point i would prefer a Harbor Freight unit.
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #5 on: 04/20/16 02:35PM »
"Trailer in a Bag" -

Looks like its discontinued.  Replacement item is $1,800 and I think at that price point i would prefer a Harbor Freight unit.

Um... that came out wrong.  What I meant was: if I'm going to spend $1800 then I'm going to upgrade the rest of the way to the Kendon ($2,599).
If this POS is $1800 I would rather get the Harbor Freight unit for $300 and save the ca$h.
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #6 on: 04/20/16 03:55PM »
What about for $700


Not my ad, a few ads down from the link above lol

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/mcy/5545544802.html
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #7 on: 04/20/16 07:45PM »
What about for $700


Not my ad, a few ads down from the link above lol

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/mcy/5545544802.html


I shake my head as well.  Some of us are willing to buy a used motorcycle for the right price with far more moving parts, but not willing to look at used trailers that only have a few things that go wrong: surface rust, lighting, tires, and bearings are the only real maintenance items.  And at half the cost compared to most new models, it would be foolish not to kick some tires...
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #8 on: 04/21/16 08:13AM »
What about for $700


Not my ad, a few ads down from the link above lol

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/mcy/5545544802.html

Yeah, I noticed that..........
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #9 on: 04/27/16 04:50PM »
Clearly, the Kendon is best built, but also the most expensive trailer out there.

Has anyone had experience with this little jewel? http://theusatrailerstore.com/ace-single-motorcycle-trailer/

I've been shopping around and this one still seems like the best over all value.

I wonder how it tows, and what its like unloaded.  Has anyone used one?
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #10 on: 04/27/16 05:04PM »
do you need to save space?

consider a used utility trailer...

man I sold a nice little utility trailer to Byron (I think RdTodd parks it now) for less than the other ads posted...it was easy to pull around, had big (car) wheels, and towed 3 bikes a quad no problem...but it won't fold up
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« Reply #11 on: 04/27/16 07:07PM »
do you need to save space?

consider a used utility trailer...

man I sold a nice little utility trailer to Byron (I think RdTodd parks it now) for less than the other ads posted...it was easy to pull around, had big (car) wheels, and towed 3 bikes a quad no problem...but it won't fold up
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #12 on: 04/27/16 08:15PM »
 Sure, space is a concern. Also, since I'll be towing with my Honda Civic maximum weight is limited to 1000 pounds. That being the case, why not get a small light single bike trailer that saves space?
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #13 on: 04/27/16 09:30PM »
hmm...with a civic, then yes weight is your limiting factor...those trailers are easily a few hundred pounds and will go over your weight limit with a 600
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #14 on: 04/28/16 08:23AM »
hmm...with a civic, then yes weight is your limiting factor...those trailers are easily a few hundred pounds and will go over your weight limit with a 600

Both the Ace single and the Kendon single weigh in at 300 pounds leaving a 700 pound load capacity.

The motorcycle trailers u haul rents weigh 550.

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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #15 on: 04/28/16 11:04AM »
I'm half way there...
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #16 on: 04/28/16 11:33AM »
looks good!

which bike are you trailering?
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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #17 on: 04/28/16 01:16PM »
looks good!

which bike are you trailering?

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Re: Motorcycle trailers
« Reply #18 on: 04/28/16 04:58PM »
My vote: http://theusatrailerstore.com/alpha-sport-single-motorcycle-trailer/

Looks like quality is near that of the Kendon, but for a lot less money, and still has a place to put gear, gas cans, etc. the ACE trailer although probably about as light as you will find doesn't provide much in the way of utility or flexibility. The sweet alloy wheels are nice as well, although might be overkill for the bike your currently have slated to transport.


 

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