Now you can tow your car to bike week too!

Discussion in 'General OFF TOPIC' started by Safehaven, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. Safehaven

    Safehaven Active Member

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    A Swedish company just released a tow that you can hook up to your bike which is able to pull a load of 5500 lbs..

    The article below has a pic showing a beemer break being towed by a goldwing..

    The Retriever -- Autoblog

    Sure thought it would be funny to ride it to a local (as the top speed is limited to 20mph) bike meeting :)

    Take care!
     
  2. harley@16

    harley@16 Junior Member

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    I can't imagine how that made it through R&D to be actually built, you'd think some one along the way would have said "are you serious?"
     
  3. trike lady

    trike lady Junior Member

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    Okay, it's a Goldwing Tow (truck?) Bike. Great for towing small cars and maybe trikes. Wonder what it costs?
     
  4. jafhdo

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    Seems that people have been playing with this since about 2005. They are used quite a lot in major cities such as Tokyo, Hong Kong, and London where there are large numbers of small cars/vehicles and road conditions are 'tight'.

    I'm not sure if posting a link to a different forum is appropriate here, so if not, I'll apologize in advance...


    Japanese Tow Trucks - Pashnit Motorcycle Forum
     
  5. Redfish-Joe

    Redfish-Joe Senior Member

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    Getting the thing rolling is one thing. Stopping...now there's the problem!:D
     
  6. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Ah, NO:newsmile100:
     
  7. silvrbill

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    Looks like it has potential.
    Stealthy and quiet.
    I bet it takes less than 2-3 minutes from the time it gets there to the time it's gone...with your car............
     
  8. Dr.Evil

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    Not such a good design for tight spaces, sticking out 18" past each wheel. :34: