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  1. brooko909

    brooko909 Read Only Funster

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    im new to motorhoming, just got a VW compass navigator and im wondering how easy or hard it would be to mount a monkey bike motorcycle on the back? it weighs 72Kg:RollEyes:
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  2. Terry

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    Hi & welcome :thumb: the navigator is a C/B and as such it would be a pretty simple job to fit a tow-bar and fit a M/bike rack to that to carry your monkey bike :thumb: Never done one myself but seen a couple on mates vans :thumb:No doubt someone will be along to advise exactly how it is done shortly :Wink: 72 KG WILL NOT EAT INTO YOUR PAYLOAD BUT THE RACK and -if needed- tow-bar will.
    terry
     
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    Hi and :welcome:
     
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    Hello and welcome to Motorhome fun.:welcomefunster:
     
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    hi there brooko909 and a warm welcome to MHF:welcome: regards brian jo and josh:Cool:
     
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    Don't hold your breath. Do the sums. Because of the overhang that 72kg will load the rear axle more like 100kg and maybe the same again for the mounting. You need the wheelbase and back axle to bike to do the sums.
     
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    :welcome: Brooko909
     
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    HI and welcome:thumb::thumb:
     
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    Hiya Brooko909 welcome to Motorhome fun, don't know the answer to your question but the term 'A Monkey on your back' always suggested a handicap to me!! :Sad:
     
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    Hi and welcome to the fun. I guess its all down to payload and overhang but should be possible using an easylift fitted to the towbar. Have a look around and see what others do.
     
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    First, welcome Terry

    Second, don't even try to mount your motorcycle in the way you describe. You are bound to fall off. Wait till it's on the ground.

    You ought to know that, on this site, there are plenty of folks who are pretty good at getting their legs over - ask away.

    It's why we - and you - are funsters.
     
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    :Eeek::Eeek::Eeek:???????????????????????????
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