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Old 01-26-2013, 05:54 PM   #11
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I did a lot of research before buying our 2013 XLR 27 hfs xp. I will be doing exactly the same thing. Two bikes about the same size 2007 Electra Glide Classic. I will be mounting 2 condor chocks in first but again all the numbers say it should be no problem, my sticker in the garage said not to exceed 2,100lbs hope this helps. Enjoy whatever you end up with
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Old 01-26-2013, 06:11 PM   #12
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2013 27HFS-EP with built in generator......comes with multiple weight stickers...yellow, white, red.....got them all. Somehow RV math doesn't seem to add up. Hope this gives you some idea of what you can carry.

Dry Weight: 6,858#

Cargo Capacity: 2,783#

GVWR: 9,700#

GAWR: 4,400#

FYI: We love the 27HFS.....seems to have everything we need and they have made some nice changes to the 2013; like the shower and the 8" frame with enclosed underbelly on the Extreme Package. If you are a weekender or occassional user, like us, don't think you can go wrong.

If you don't care about the garage, you might like the 24HFS......very nice as well.
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:17 AM   #13
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10x, I dont think you will have a problem as long as you stay within the rated capacities of the tt and tv

We have a 2012 XLR 27HFS and haul two bikes, a custom FLHX and a Custom pro street for a total of 1534 lbs.

You just have to watch the total weight you are loading, food, wifes stuff, water, wifes stuff, fuel, wifes stuff, propane, wifes stuff, my little bit of stuff beacuse of wifes stuff.

After alot of trial and error I finally decided to used the wheel chocks available through harbor freight vs the condors. The Harbor freights are made from a heavy steel and are long enough to mount without having to drop a holding tank. Also, the Harbor freight chocks are alot less $$. I have used both and others over the years and each worked just fine. No matter what type of chock you decide to use it may not be a bolt in situation especialy if you what quick removal and a smooth floor after installation. I also spent the time to remove the factory wood screws from the floor tie downs and replaced them with bolts, large washers and lock nuts. ( Harleys are Heavy and Trailers Sway)

I agree Motorcycles should be ridden not trailered, but I also realize that sometimes due to physical pain and or time available, trailering is the only option. Besides If I had to choose between riding to the event and paying 2-3 times the normal rate plus a 3 night minimum for a questionable hotel room or staying in the tt I own or am making payments on ???.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:38 AM   #14
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10x, I dont think you will have a problem as long as you stay within the rated capacities of the tt and tv

We have a 2012 XLR 27HFS and haul two bikes, a custom FLHX and a Custom pro street for a total of 1534 lbs.

You just have to watch the total weight you are loading, food, wifes stuff, water, wifes stuff, fuel, wifes stuff, propane, wifes stuff, my little bit of stuff beacuse of wifes stuff.

After alot of trial and error I finally decided to used the wheel chocks available through harbor freight vs the condors. The Harbor freights are made from a heavy steel and are long enough to mount without having to drop a holding tank. Also, the Harbor freight chocks are alot less $$. I have used both and others over the years and each worked just fine. No matter what type of chock you decide to use it may not be a bolt in situation especialy if you what quick removal and a smooth floor after installation. I also spent the time to remove the factory wood screws from the floor tie downs and replaced them with bolts, large washers and lock nuts. ( Harleys are Heavy and Trailers Sway)

I agree Motorcycles should be ridden not trailered, but I also realize that sometimes due to physical pain and or time available, trailering is the only option. Besides If I had to choose between riding to the event and paying 2-3 times the normal rate plus a 3 night minimum for a questionable hotel room or staying in the tt I own or am making payments on ???.
What chocks do you recommend that can be removed and leave a flat floor?
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Old 01-27-2013, 05:24 PM   #15
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10X , There are several chocks available that will work and are easy to remove. If you do a search on FRF you will find several post's regarding motorcycle chocks.

I personaly like a chock that will hold the bike upright while you attach the tie downs. Most of the hold upright style chocks are expensive, Condors for example run between 184.95 - 249.95 retail plus the floor adapter kit. The one from Harbor Freight made by US General is 89.95 but on sale right now with a coupon for 45.99 ( lot # 97841) . The frame on this chock is made from steel and the finish is not as nice as the Codor or others. It is also very heavy as compared to the others.

Mounting any Chock will require test fitting of the bikes, marking chock locations and then measuring keeping in mind the location of holding tank, fuel tank, frame cross members,ect. Fitting/Fabrication and finally mounting. With the HF chock you will have to fabricate detachable mounts . Mine are threaded metal plates installed under the floor and the bolts come down through the chock, floor and into the mount. I do have to use a socket and ratchet to install and remove.

A single bike in the center of garage is alot easier vs two bikes (again wifes stuff)
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:18 PM   #16
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Thanks Kaboom, went to the Lazy Days rv today and measured the garage. We also put down $500 refundable deposit. We have till wed. to decide if we are going to take it.
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You are welcome, We sure enjoy Our 27HFS, it works great for our needs.
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:29 PM   #18
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Harleys loaded into xlr 27 hfs

Here is a photo of two of my motorcycles loaded.
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Here is a photo of two of my motorcycles loaded.
I like the orange and white!
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