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Old 08-20-2009, 08:04 AM   #1
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Got A Harley Ultra Classic, I Want To Tow A Small Trailer On A Long Trip. What Is The Towing Capacity Of The Ultra Classic?
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Old 08-20-2009, 08:07 AM   #2
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Judging by the larda$$es seen rolling around on them, I'd say quite high.
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Old 08-20-2009, 08:13 AM   #3
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Isnt the horsepower already low enough?
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Old 08-20-2009, 08:28 AM   #4
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Moke, Moke, Moke...

Towing does not involve horsepower, it requires torque.

BS, I don't know where you would find that info, as the OEMs will not open themselves to liability for what is widely regarded as a bad idea.

Suffice it to say that the bike will pull any small trailer. The big problem is turning and braking when you have something strapped to the ass-end of the bike that wants to keep going in a straight line.

There has to be a site dedicated to bike/trailer touring. Good luck!
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Old 08-20-2009, 08:45 AM   #5
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i cOULD rEAD iT bETTER iF yOUR kNEW hOW tO uSE a kEYBOARD a lITTLE bETTER.
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Old 08-20-2009, 09:35 AM   #6
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PS. If you need a trailer, leave the b1tch at home. I have yet to see someone ride around the world pulling a trailer. If they can do it, you can too.
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Old 08-20-2009, 11:34 AM   #7
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Moke, Moke, Moke...

Towing does not involve horsepower, it requires torque.

BS, I don't know where you would find that info, as the OEMs will not open themselves to liability for what is widely regarded as a bad idea.

Suffice it to say that the bike will pull any small trailer. The big problem is turning and braking when you have something strapped to the ass-end of the bike that wants to keep going in a straight line.

There has to be a site dedicated to bike/trailer touring. Good luck!
So let me get this straight, when you load a 250lbs trailer on the back of your bike your hp is completely "not" effected? Huh? All these years I could have been really fat and still raced, without it effecting my lap times?
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Old 08-20-2009, 11:37 AM   #8
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i cOULD rEAD iT bETTER iF yOUR kNEW hOW tO uSE a kEYBOARD a lITTLE bETTER.
Hes a capper!
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Old 08-20-2009, 11:43 AM   #9
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Old 08-20-2009, 11:56 AM   #10
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What are you toting around a dead body? doesnt that beast have enough storage? tell your g/f to stop bringing her shoe collection!
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