1989 honda goldwing gl 1500 transport


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what is the measurement from the tip of the front tire to the back end of the rear tire so i can install the right transport rail on my trailer and the width of them, please...


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where is your bike currently ?
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in minersville, maryland and i'm from reading, pa, buy wont be able to ride it needs repairs, so i have to use a trailer with a tire rail.
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i just need the exact measurement from the front tire to the end od back tire to get the right rail for my trailer.
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Put a wheel chock in the front of the trailer and then use ratchet straps to secure the bike. No rail needed!
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OK, SOUNDS GOOD... I'LL DO THAT THEN...
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the wheelbase is 67" and the front tire is 13" from tread to axle You need 5" width for front tire and probably6" for the rear. A trailer 82" long would carry a wing with 20 some inches hanging out. Straps from the triple tree should be pulling forward and down at a 45 degree angle. The passenger handles can be used and I often use the rails underneath the bags. Safe, better than sorry- I also put straps pulling back and out from the driver pegs.
Having said all that, my buddy travels with his dresser using a wheel chock and two straps from his forks. I had a bike depart my trailer when I was a kid and I remember the sick feeling.

The trailer axle should be at least under the driver seat or further back. Make sure you have fair tongue weight when its loaded or you will have a waggin' wagon.
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THANKS A LOT BROTHER, I TOOK NOTE I DONT WANNA HAVE A SICK FEELING LIKE LOOSING MY WING.
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Here is pretty much the definitive article:

How to tie down Goldwings for transport


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