If it doesnt compress the bike tends to move around...there were no wheel chocks on the trailer. The device I am talking about actually makes the bike act like it is fully compressed. I think it rests against the triple tree and...the tire maybe?? I dont recall...I just remember reading about it a while back.
Ah, gotcha. Yeah, wheel chock is needed unless you can put the front wheel against a wall, but I don't really trust that. I haven't heard about what you're referring to, but I think some people have towed with a Baxley chock. Someone (RedRider maybe?) had some other way of tying down that also didn't involve compression...
Same thing,never seen them for roadbikes,but dirtbikes for sure.
In OZ we call them a fork seal saver,saves having to pull your bike down too far compressing the forks.
There is also a rear wheel tie down which goes over the tyre only and leaves the front to only require to be tied down around the rim and trailer,cant remember where from will post when i find.
Anyone out there got experience with these guys:
I see them @ the local HD for 600$ or so, they seem half decent for the $$. I see tons of them tied to various minivans that don't want to dirty their interior with loam, plywood,etc. but aside from that I don't have much...
Just bought a Blade that's never seen rain or winter roads and I'd like to keep it that way.
I own a Citroen Berlingo van and being a tightwad, wanted to transport the bike in that.
I've got the measurements and know it'll be tight, (although the passenger seat folds forward - allowing a bit...
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