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    Powder Springs, Georgia USA jcat's Avatar
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    Towing ski and a motor bike

    How do you do it?

    Here is how I am doing it but I have problems with steep angles. I use a single receiver to dual receiver adapter.

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    Lot of weight on the hitch. Every think about finding a used 2 place trailer and converting one side over to hold the bike?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smitty View Post
    Lot of weight on the hitch. Every think about finding a used 2 place trailer and converting one side over to hold the bike?
    That wouldnt work to well, when your launching the ski.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daveski View Post
    That wouldnt work to well, when your launching the ski.
    It would if you pulled the bike off first. That would take a little extra effort, but I would think it would be better than too much tounge weight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KirkF350 View Post
    It would if you pulled the bike off first. That would take a little extra effort, but I would think it would be better than too much tounge weight.
    True

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    Powder Springs, Georgia USA jcat's Avatar
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    The weight of the bike and trailer tongue does not affect the 1998 Mercury Mountaineer's ride hight. I have heavy duty springs (lift kit) on the vehicle.

    The length of the trailer tongue is quite long, and I'm leaning towards welding or clamping a 4" wide piece of channel to it. I think I'll create a mock-up using a piece of lumber so that I can test my turn radius. Taking this approach is different than what I do now, in that the bike will pivot with the Waverunner (currently it remains fixed to the SUV.

    Thanks for all your replies.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Daveski View Post
    That wouldnt work to well, when your launching the ski.
    Just make sure the bike sits level or higher than the rub rail of the ski. it shouldn't see water when the ski is unloaded. Next time you take your ski out, take a tape measure with you and when its back in the water, measure the point where the water is highest on the trailer. That's where you'd want to put the mount for the bike. easy peasy.

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    I saw a two ski trailer with a ski on one side and a touring bike next to it.

    The owner was happy with the set up.

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    All that stuff on your ski as you're going down the road?

    Get a bigger truck.

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