Trailer size for hauling one to two GL1500's.

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Trailer size for hauling one to two GL1500's.

Post by rahgl1500 »

Hi I am in the process of looking for a trailer for hauling my goldwing. I have decided on a enclosed cargo trailer. Any tips on what's size I would need to haul two Goldwings. I would also like the trailer to double as a place to sleep for two people with the bike or bikes parked outside. Either my wife and I with the one wing or my brother with two wings. I am not set on wether or not I will buy for one or two. The truck I will be pulling it with is a 2011 Nissan Frontier 6 cylinder so I don't want to go too big but also don't want to make the bigger mistake of going too small.
I am 5'10" in height so I figuired a 6' 6" inside height will do. I am going to go with an angled front for aerodynamics and a ramp style door. For one bike I was thinking a 6 or 7 foot wide by 12 foot long and for two I was thinking a 7' wide by 12 or 14 feet long. That would be with one bike forward and one backward. Any tips would br greatly appreciated.

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Re: Trailer size for hauling one to two GL1500's.

Post by WingAdmin »

I wonder, can you safely get two GL1500's side by side in an enclosed trailer? You might want one facing backward, or at least one more forward than the other - those fairings are mighty wide when you get in an enclosed space!
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Post by Scooter363y »

I just got a trailer to pull behind our motorhome for our wing. It is a 8x20 v-nose. It would have plenty of room for two wings and room to sleep.


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Re: Trailer size for hauling one to two GL1500's.

Post by newday777 »

Going end to end they(1500) need 10' each.
You could put them in at an anglle, parallel to each other with a 14' x 7'-8' wide but check the weight of the trailer and wings total weight if the truck can handle the load.
Brakes would be best especially with 2 wings..
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Post by rick.sheeley »

Most of the Small toy haulers will haul two bikes, and I think your truck will handle it, Honestly, a good used on only a little bit more expensive than a cargo trailer, and it probably will have beds, seats, etc.


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