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Also something to consider is getting a drop axle trailer. The axle (and therefore the floor) is lower to the ground and the gate that lowers has less of an incline. It makes the transition from gate to trailer floor not as severe and your bike is less likely to catch on that transition.
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Rent a Uhaul 5x8 {covered}.
I agree! With U-Haul, you don't have to store it!
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http://www.kendonusa.com/

I've been looking at these, they stand on end to store, and don't take up much room, plus I can get it out of the weather.
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Those aluminum ones are sweet but have got to be very expensive.
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For the best open trailer Biker Farm Boy is right on with Kendon and for the cheapest Harborfreight
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don't do cheapest
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I bought a 6x12 Top Brand landscape trailer for like $1100. It's a great trailer and I use it primarily for ATVs but could haul two good size bikes with no problems.
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I'd bought a 5x10 V-nose trailer with side door and drop down tailgate for work and play made by a local trailer manufactor here in NC
for the same price which is rated for over 3200 pounds.


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I use a 5x8 utility trailer, with a steel floor that was put together by a local welder. Works fine for me, but I don't trailer too often though. I brought a project bike home from 500 miles away, with no problem.
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Thanks for the posts guys, I appreciate the help.

My main concern is would my '00 sporty and a softail fit on a 5x8 utility trailer? It has a ramp and can handle the weight, but would there be enough room to secure them safely? Or do I need to look for a bigger one? if so, wider or longer?

The aluminum one and the Kendon wouild be ideal, but I will be using it for other things too - mower, snowblower, lumber, furniture, ect. So I'll be getting a utility trailer, just not sure on the size.
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