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Old 05-14-2018, 03:33 PM
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Has anyone towed a slant K12/13 GT on a Kendon stand-up trailer?

I need to transport my '07 K1200GT to the other coast and have an opportunity to use a Kendon single stand-up trailer, but due to the K-GT bodywork and duo-lever front suspension it looks like tie-downs might be a challenge. The Kendon trailers have pre-set tie points that work well for most bikes and it looks like I might be able to successfully tie the bottom of the K-GT wheel carrier to the forward trailer attachment points, but it would be great to get confirmation from someone who has actually done this. Also I won't be able to compress the front suspension (as is frequently recommended in towing instructions) but the Kendon chock system is well-engineered so I don't think this will be an issue (I called Kendon and neither do they, but again it would be nice to have that confirmed.)

Thanks in advice for any direct experience anyone might have.
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Re: Has anyone towed a slant K12/13 GT on a Kendon stand-up trailer?

Tie down loops one each on the triple clamp and then connect the straps to the ends. I loop one inside the other which makes the length a bit smaller and better for the straps. Come in from UNDER the fairing...

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Re: Has anyone towed a slant K12/13 GT on a Kendon stand-up trailer?

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Tie down loops one each on the triple clamp and then connect the straps to the ends. I loop one inside the other which makes the length a bit smaller and better for the straps. Come in from UNDER the fairing...

Yes, exactly what I was thinking, thanks. The tie-down loops would go at each fork 'leg' on the wheel carrier at the lower A-frame connection point, accessible from underneath the fairing.
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