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Old 03-04-2013, 12:19 PM   #21
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That Pic convinced me also. I have yet to try mine but I am sure it will fit although it will be tight but thats ok. I was thinking one of the Pingel removable chocks would be a nice addition. I also thought about positioning mine a little more to the right for more clearance on the refer. Things to try when this damn weather breaks.. I HATE WINTER
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I just returned from pulling my Pup 17RP with my HD Road Glide in it to Ft. Myers, FL and back (over 2300 mi). Was thinking I needed a wheel chock but found out it is not necessary. I tied from the handlebars in the front. The rear tie downs are far enough back that I could tie to the frame above the saddle bags in the back, tie down straps cleared the bags. Rear tie downs are far enough apart and to the rear of the bike to give great support. I checked the tie downs almost every gas stop. There was no movement of the bike or loosening of the straps. The faring on my Glide was about 2" from the fridge but never touched it.
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My Pup at Hillsboro River State Park south of Zephryhills, FL.
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I just returned from pulling my Pup 17RP with my HD Road Glide in it to Ft. Myers, FL and back (over 2300 mi). Was thinking I needed a wheel chock but found out it is not necessary. I tied from the handlebars in the front. The rear tie downs are far enough back that I could tie to the frame above the saddle bags in the back, tie down straps cleared the bags. Rear tie downs are far enough apart and to the rear of the bike to give great support. I checked the tie downs almost every gas stop. There was no movement of the bike or loosening of the straps. The faring on my Glide was about 2" from the fridge but never touched it.
Is the fridge on the drivers side in that trailer? How do you get off to tie down the bike when it is so close? Inquiring mind wants to know.
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Is the fridge on the drivers side in that trailer? How do you get off to tie down the bike when it is so close? Inquiring mind wants to know.
Yes, the fridge is on the driver's side. I hook all four straps to the floor before I pull the bike in. When I get it in I lean the faring against the fridge while staying on the bike (the faring on my Glide is attached to the frame not the forks, don't know if that will make any difference in steadying the bike) then I pull the front left strap up and hook it on the strap hooks I put around the handlebars. I ratchet it down enough so the bike won't fall to the right. I get off and attach the right front strap, ratchet it to level the bike then take turns ratcheting them down. Then I go to the rear and attach and ratchet those straps. The bike is very stable and rides very well with the location of the tie down hooks in the Pup.
Only the faring is beside the fridge. There is plenty of clearance to swing your leg off that side. I basically do the reverse procedure to take the bike out.
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Old 03-04-2013, 06:59 PM   #25
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I just returned from pulling my Pup 17RP with my HD Road Glide in it to Ft. Myers, FL and back (over 2300 mi). Was thinking I needed a wheel chock but found out it is not necessary. I tied from the handlebars in the front. The rear tie downs are far enough back that I could tie to the frame above the saddle bags in the back, tie down straps cleared the bags. Rear tie downs are far enough apart and to the rear of the bike to give great support. I checked the tie downs almost every gas stop. There was no movement of the bike or loosening of the straps. The faring on my Glide was about 2" from the fridge but never touched it.
Wow, I'm amazed you could do that without a chock, and the faring didn't even touch the fridge. I am not going to be that brave when it comes time to haul mine. Did you compress the front forks 100%, or was there some travel left in the shocks? Any pics of the bike tied down?
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:23 PM   #26
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Wow, I'm amazed you could do that without a chock, and the faring didn't even touch the fridge. I am not going to be that brave when it comes time to haul mine. Did you compress the front forks 100%, or was there some travel left in the shocks? Any pics of the bike tied down?
Forks were compressed maybe 70-75%, rear shocks about the same. Put your bike in and tie it down once. That is the first thing I did when I got my pup, wanted to see how it fit and how stable it was. I was thinking I might need to install a removeable pingle chock but after I tied it down and tried to rock it I decided to try it without a chock, after over 2300 miles of towing it including through the appalachians going and coming I know I don't need a chock. You will be surprised at how well it rides. I use 2" wide ratcheting straps to tie down with. They don't loosen up as you travel.
Go to page 1 of this thread to see pics of the first time i tied it down. It was tied to the engine guards there. I moved it over a little from the fridge and tied down to the handlebars on my trip.
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:39 PM   #27
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The only complaint I had on my trip is the 2" thick mattress on the bed sucks! As soon as I got home I ordered a 6" thick mattress from Camping World.

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Old 03-05-2013, 09:55 AM   #28
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Hi Mikeed,
I have a Grey Wolf 21RR, by the way. I like your Wolf Pup, it just a smaller version of mine, not that the 21RR is much bigger! I like the big window; my 21RR is window "challenged", IMO. I agree with pjones, upgrade those straps holding the couch. Mine only came with one per couch... the factory must have been running out of them that day :-) Clint
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Mikeed thanks for the info

All good things to know.. I will get pics of my Mods this weekend. I have a smaller under cabinet coffee maker so I put in 2 add a drawers . One shallow and one deep. I am still waiting for paper work from the dealer to get this damn thing titled. If I dont see anything by Saturday I am calling again and its not going to be one of the the nice calls I have made.. Its been over a month and I am making a years payments tomorrow so I would really like this thing in my name !. Whats even worse is it seems winter is never going to end ?
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Got my paper work the end of last week. Why they didnt just give me the MCoO when I payed for the trailer I dont know. Now its another 15 bucks for a late charge I think at the license bureau. I was told yesterday that I have Friday and Monday off again so I will hit the place early Friday morning and get the title and plate done then I am good to go.
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