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no juice
Written by obijuanak on 11/30/2010 at 01:03 am

On Nov 29, 2010, at 15:47 , Jerry wrote:

> Fred/Joe,
> Good tiedown reco, but I would still find a way to also anchor the bike higher
above the axles.
> The tipover bars are close to the plane the axles, so if the wheel slips out
because the bike weight above the axles you could have a problem.
> I should think you could route a line over the back seat wrapping around the
grab handles should be sufficient to address this concern.
> When I shipped Mr. Hyde, I didn't have a fully clothed PC, so it was easy to
tie down from the frame under the rear seat. The bike was rock steady on the
way home.

The engine guards are the Honda recommended point of attachment for transporting
a PC800 (see owner's manual). I know it works because that is how I transported
Hobbes through 4,600 miles worth of Alaska Highway travel (among other
instances). The Canyon Dancer I used to soothe my worried mind was completely
superfluous in practice.


Juan Goula
Fairbanks, Alaska
'90 PC800 - "Hobbes"
'90 XL600V - "Roswell"
'97 VMX1200 - "Silver Surfer"
'07 DR650SE - "Darth Marmot"
'07 Phazer FX - "Spike"
'07 Phazer Mt Lt - "Stretch"

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