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Old 06-03-2012, 05:24 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by sadrand View Post
You will also need some good rachet tie downs. I use 4, two on each side of the handlebars and 2 on the back attached to the frame. Here is a great article on how to do it. Notice that the hooks are attached to a soft loop on the motorcycle side, not the hooks themselves.

How To: Safely Tie-Down a Motorcycle.

I dont necessarily agree thats the "safest" way. (especially on the handlebars)
I do see they mention an "optional" chock. In my experience... I would rather have the chock than the tie downs if there was a choice between the 2. Of course having them both is preferred.
If the front of the bike is securely fastened (chock and tie downs) the bike isnt going to move...even in a crash or roll over.

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Old 06-03-2012, 05:37 PM   #16
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Used to haul my MX bikes all over Indiana on an open trailer, and hoped for rain to wash some of the mud off before I got home.

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Old 06-03-2012, 09:50 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Bucksmom View Post
Agp this is exactly what I'm looking for! How did you get the thing up there?
There is an aluminum ramp that is attached to the carrier and I would just push the Helix up the ramp onto the carrier. The carrier ramp then Stowe's on the rack with two machine bolts. No wrenches required bolts have a plastic knob on the end so you tighten with your hands.

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