Harley Bikerack - Just when you thought you've seen it all


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Harley Bikerack - Just when you thought you've seen it all

Postby luckingham » Mon Sep 16, 2013 9:04 pm



I know, I know... it's not a GW, but a guy I just met built this several years ago... and never got pulled over.
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Re: Harley Bikerack - Just when you thought you've seen it a

Postby thrasherg » Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:24 am

It would definitely help with pulling wheelies!! :lol:

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Postby luckingham » Wed Sep 18, 2013 12:06 am

Good point... didn't even think of that!

LOL

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Postby thrasherg » Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:17 am

I must be going blind, but you mention this is not a GW, but it looks all the world to me like a Goldwing!! Not a Harley..

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Re: Harley Bikerack - Just when you thought you've seen it a

Postby virgilmobile » Wed Sep 18, 2013 12:51 pm

yea...kinda looks like a 80 standard with a vetter faring.....

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Postby golden highway » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:33 pm

Maybe that rack is so you can haul your Harley on your Goldwing to Harley events. Beats walking or should I say pushing.

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Postby thrasherg » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:44 pm

If you put a Harley on that rack, it would be one long wheelie! That much weight back there and you would never get the front wheel down!! :lol:

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Postby luckingham » Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:14 pm

Gary:

You're not going blind.... I am. It's a Honda, not a Harley... you're right!

My bad!

Still... pretty cool invention ya think?


Love the hauling HD on GW to HD events idea...

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Postby foots » Mon Sep 30, 2013 3:25 am

I own motorcycles so I don't have to pedal :lol: That is pretty neat though. Seems like there is no end to what people will or will at least try to haul on a motorcycle.

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Postby crock4 » Mon Nov 11, 2013 7:14 pm

Just two points come to mind. 1. From the size of that guy the bike has never been off the rack. 2. The front end aint never coming off the ground no matter whats tied to the back. ;) ;) :lol: :lol:
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Postby jeffcosmo » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:56 am

I know a guy who did this with a Triumph.

Oh, hang on, that guy was me!! Someone told me I couldn't...


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Re: Harley Bikerack - Just when you thought you've seen it a

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:40 pm

Don't lean too far in right turns!!

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Re: Harley Bikerack - Just when you thought you've seen it a

Postby luckingham » Tue Jan 21, 2014 8:31 pm

Brilliant... you should hook up with the other guy.... design a way to carry a bike off of the left side... mount a side car and figure out how to get your bike on the right side attached to that... and now you've got a 3 man bike team!!!

I love seeing ingenuity at it's best...

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Re: Harley Bikerack - Just when you thought you've seen it a

Postby patbrandon1 » Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:51 am

Last summer, on my way to my sisters house for dinner on the Wing, I saw a computer chair in the trash that someone had thrown out. I had been thinking about buying one for when I'm working on the Wing in the garage and it is up on the motorcycle jack. I know that it would have gotten dirty and greasy really quick, so I was kinda waiting until the one in my house failed or I saw them for sale cheap. The one in the trash was in great working order, it was just very dirty. So I stopped and had enough bungee chords to tie it to my trunk lid. I wish I had taken a picture, but I didn't think of it. I got a lot of funny looks from some people, and my sister almost peed her pants when I pulled up. My brother-in-law took it to my house for me.

It works great for working on the bike, and the armrests I took off made great brackets on the wall for a big shelf.

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Re: Harley Bikerack - Just when you thought you've seen it a

Postby Mh434 » Fri Apr 11, 2014 2:06 am

I just had to reply to this old post when I found it.

A few years ago, I had to move a Honda 10 hp outboard motor, about 50 miles or so. The weather was warm & clear, but my car was down for repairs, so I thought "Why not take it out to the boat on the bike?" Why, indeed!

At the time, I was riding my '80 GL1100. It occurred to me there was no way I could strap that much weight onto the bags or trunk, so I laid it across the passenger seat, tied it securely, and set off down the road.

Strangely, I kept getting stares, pointing, and outright laughter from passing traffic on the highway. Okay, it might be a little odd to see a bike with an outboard on it, but it wasn't THAT funny. At one point, rather than just checking in the mirror to make sure it was still there, I did a shoulder check to look directly at the motor. The prop was spinning at at least 1,000 rpm, directly in the windflow, as I cruised down the freeway. Finally, I got the joke.

A guy and his family pulled up alongside at a traffic light, and was chuckling away. I commented that the outboard was an optional extra (after all, it WAS a Honda!), which gave me extra passing power on the highway...

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Re: Harley Bikerack - Just when you thought you've seen it a

Postby robb » Fri Apr 11, 2014 8:20 am

Given a choice between riding the Wing or Kayaking when its hot, it's going to be Kayak. About 20 years ago a paddling buddy made a mount for his Yamaha Royale to carry a 10 fiberglass kayak, less than 35 pounds with gear. Top of his helmet was in the cockpit opening and he joked how dry it was riding in the rain. I tried it and it was amazingly stable, unlike what I expected. He has been seen often at Nantahala River and always draws a crowd. Now he has a 05 GL1800 and has carried a 6' squirt kayak, but no stranger than a 13' 2" kayak on top of my 55 BMW Isetta ( 7.5' long).

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Re: Harley Bikerack - Just when you thought you've seen it all

Postby gypsy traveler » Fri Jan 22, 2016 11:50 am

I once bought a car dolly on the side of the road and pulled it home behind my road glide

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Re: Harley Bikerack - Just when you thought you've seen it all

Postby brettchallenger » Fri Jan 22, 2016 7:39 pm

This is what I call a bike rack

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Re: Harley Bikerack - Just when you thought you've seen it all

Postby robb » Fri Jan 22, 2016 10:28 pm

Just google "Overloaded Moped Pics" and be amazed at what people carry on a moped. You will laugh.

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