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Old 11-18-2013, 10:31 AM   #1
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Hauling Harleys

We plan on fulltiming in a TH. We own two Harley dressers that weigh a combined 1900 lbs. Anyone out there doing the same and if so what rig do you own? We are concerned that once we load the bikes we will not have much carrying capacity for our other "stuff", including water. Thanks in advance.
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Old 11-18-2013, 11:13 AM   #2
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Not all TH have the same GVWR. Research for one that has a lot of CCC. They are some with over 4,000lb of carrying capacity up to 5,000. Most over 3K. Like this one. Floorplans - Seismic Toy Haulers - Jayco
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I made the assumption that you'll have a class A motor home. But some of the toy haulers are great-- kinda depends on where you intend to spend a lot of time,how far you plan to travel and for how long. If your answer to any of these questions is "a lot", then more substantial rig is in order.

I think with that much weight I'd be incline to haul them in a trailer. I have a dual sport I haul on the back of my rig-- I don't even know it's there. But putting that much weight on a cycle lift is one thing and the loading them on with out scratching these precious bikes and keeping them clean is another. If you put them in a trailer behind a class A or a toy hauler, they'll stay clean and you'll have a good place for a few extra things that are nice ( I believe) to clean and service your bikes.Also there could be a security issue with the bikes garaged in a trailer seems like that might help.

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Old 11-21-2013, 12:22 PM   #4
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hauling harleys

We need a fifth wheel as I need the truck for hunting purposes. Therefore in order to take our bikes we need a TH.
Going to be disappointed if we can't find a way to combine all three!
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Old 11-21-2013, 01:10 PM   #5
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We need a fifth wheel as I need the truck for hunting purposes. Therefore in order to take our bikes we need a TH.
Going to be disappointed if we can't find a way to combine all three!
all kinds of toy haulers that will haul two bikes and gear
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Old 11-28-2013, 06:57 AM   #6
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My voltage 3600 has capacity of 4190#. So, you would have 2290# capacity left for the rest. Pretty good. Also, I do not feel going over a LITTLE is bad, just not a LOT over.
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Old 11-28-2013, 08:36 PM   #7
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I have a 27' bumper pull. 2,000 lb capacity in the garage area. Last weigh, I had 800 more I could load there and 1,200 lbs within the rest of the TT. That is quite a bit to reach the Max GVWR of my TT. I'm already loaded to camp too.
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We sold our 2 Harley dressers and went with 2 smaller German make bikes. Half the weight in the back of our Open Range Rolling Thunder.
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We sold our 2 Harley dressers and went with 2 smaller German make bikes. Half the weight in the back of our Open Range Rolling Thunder.
Good idea but not something we would consider
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Hey Smarty,
I have a 2012 FZ360 and haul an Ultra and a RoadKing all the time. I can't even tell they're back there.
Enjoy!
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