Ferries

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by ajjacobs, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. ajjacobs

    ajjacobs Active Member

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    Took a nice ride out to the end of the island Sunday. Was about to jump on the ferry over to CT but decided against it for a few reasons. One being I was concerned about the bike getting knocked over on the ferry. Anyone ever had their bike on a ferry? Any issues?

    AJ
     
  2. dpsimcox

    dpsimcox Member

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    I have taken my Road King on the Ferry to Kelly's Island a number of times without any problem. One time the water was pretty rough and I was worried, but it didn't have any trouble.
     
  3. Cory

    Cory Member

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    I'm guessing you're not talking about the Isle of Wight in VA...?

    There's a ferry here in VA that goes from surry, va to yorktown, VA. Taken the sporty along with dozens of other bikes on the ferry. All of them did/do fine.
     
  4. Redfish-Joe

    Redfish-Joe Senior Member

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    I have been across the Dolphin Island ferry a few times in Al. Didn't really care for it but no issues.
     
  5. sanec1

    sanec1 Active Member

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    There are tie down spots you can anchor your bike to. On the ferry I was on they provided ropes as well. Bikes were the last on and the first off.
     
  6. hntwrobin

    hntwrobin Active Member

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    When I lived in Washington state I rode the ferries all the time with the bike never had any problems!:s
     
  7. kemo

    kemo R.I.P

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    I crossed Lake Michigan last year. They sell tie downs or you can bring your own. Took the ferry from Portland Maine to Yarmouth N.S. and all the did was put a rubber block under the bike
     
  8. rydahog

    rydahog Active Member

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    i went on that port jeff. ferry also many times never a problem..
    also the ferry at cape may n.j. is great...bikes get on first and depart first, and they also put chocks at your tires to stop any rolling. So on your way to A.C. enjoy the ride and ferry and then roll them 7's......:D
     
  9. Cruiser4

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    Good to hear the Isle of White ferry has no problems Hobbit, I'm taking the Fatboy across on Thursday and have been concerned about leaving it down below - hope the weather breaks by then?
     
  10. WHM1

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    We have taken our bikes to the OuterBanks of North Carolina and have used ferries from Cedar Island to Ocracoke and on to Hatteras Island. We just rode the bikes on and parked on the side and nerver had a problem.