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Old 12-30-2012, 11:43 PM   #41
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My idea of living well. Do you bring the bike along?
No we don't bring the bike but wish we could.
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Old 12-31-2012, 12:00 AM   #42
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I wonder how many laws you could break if one was to hook a small bike trailer to a travel trailer.? Or is that just crazy.
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Old 12-31-2012, 02:05 AM   #43
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...a killer stereo system and we like our music.
What system to you have?
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Old 12-31-2012, 03:30 AM   #44
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I found a link for whats known as " triple towing " So maybe isn't that crazy after all. Just not that common. So I sapose you can take your toys with you if you like.
http://www.towingworld.com/articles/TowingLaws.htm
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Old 12-31-2012, 02:23 PM   #45
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I have a tendency to agree that triple towing is a little sketchy. I wouldn't want to risk it. However, I do like the option of having my motorcycle with me. In lieu of triple towing I bought a long bed pickup that will accommodate my bike. After a good test run from BC to Utah, Arizona, California and back last October I have to say it worked admirably. Plus, it's legal!

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Old 12-31-2012, 08:28 PM   #46
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What system to you have?
Karen, It is a KDC-BT952HD Kenwood stereo that has several input options such as Aux, XM, USB, etc. and Blue Tooth wireless and a CD player and HD Radio Reception + remote control. The operating colors are even programmable. In each corner of the trailer I mounted one 6 1/2" Polk Audio Coaxial speaker (4) in a pod (surface-mounted) facing downward. Most of the time I use the Zumo 550 GPS Unit from my motorcycle for the XM stereo plugged into the AUX input. I also horizontally mounted a Marine AM/FM antenna over the inside of the doorway that has great reception.




This is one of two speakers mounted over the bed. Notice that I could see Morro Rock and the ocean from our bed in that campground!
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Old 12-31-2012, 09:13 PM   #47
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I have a tendency to agree that triple towing is a little sketchy. I wouldn't want to risk it. However, I do like the option of having my motorcycle with me. In lieu of triple towing I bought a long bed pickup that will accommodate my bike. After a good test run from BC to Utah, Arizona, California and back last October I have to say it worked admirably. Plus, it's legal!

Happy New Year!
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Nice bike! This is the way to go and would work for my HD Road King but my Honda GoldWing is about 6" longer and would require the tailgate down...and it takes some nerve to drive a 800lb+ or 900lb+ motorcycle up a ramp into the pickup bed and then back down backwards later...at least the GoldWing has reverse!
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Old 12-31-2012, 09:34 PM   #48
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Karen, It is a KDC-BT952HD Kenwood stereo that has several input options such as Aux, XM, USB, etc. and Blue Tooth wireless and a CD player and HD Radio Reception + remote control. The operating colors are even programmable. In each corner of the trailer I mounted one 6 1/2" Polk Audio Coaxial speaker (4) in a pod (surface-mounted) facing downward. Most of the time I use the Zumo 550 GPS Unit from my motorcycle for the XM stereo plugged into the AUX input. I also horizontally mounted a Marine AM/FM antenna over the inside of the doorway that has great reception. This is one of two speakers mounted over the bed. Notice that I could see Morro Rock and the ocean from our bed in that campground!
Thank you for the info and the great pics...always a plus when looking at options.
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Old 12-31-2012, 09:43 PM   #49
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Karen, I also wanted to add that I surface mounted everything because I just didn't want to cut into the cabinetry. In hindsight, I like the spot I chose for the stereo under under the cabinet in the dinette area next to the trailer door. It is a handy location and is not in the way.

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I found a link for whats known as " triple towing " So maybe isn't that crazy after all. Just not that common. So I sapose you can take your toys with you if you like.
http://www.towingworld.com/articles/TowingLaws.htm
You need to check state by state and province by province or you might find that you can't go further without dragging the trailer across state and then returning to pick up the rest of your "train".
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