The Biker Bar Makes Straps Superfluous when Trailering Your Bike

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Photo: B&W Trailer Hitches
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You can kiss straps goodbye, at least when it comes to trailering your own motorbike, all thanks to the Biker Bar, a new contraption delivered by trailer specialists B&W Trailer Hitches.
The Biker Bar is an unique concept that offers an elegant, quick and easy to use solution for the most dreaded thing you can imagine after loading the bike onto a trailer, that of seeing it becoming loose and crashing in the middle of the highway.

Unlike using straps attached to multiple tie points, the Biker Bar reduces the size of the problem. It comes with two clamps that grip the lower two tubes of a cruiser's frame and remains attached there. A twisting grip allows the user to make sure that the Biker Bar is firmly locked onto the chassis, while the neoprene pads that cushion the adjustable clamping system prevent any scratches.

The Biker Bar once clamped onto the bike, all you need to do is drive it on the trailer, verifying the right alignment with the receiver clamps. A locking latch then grips the horizontal bar and keeps it securely in place, with the chances of it coming loose being technically zero even in stressful conditions.

The whole thing takes only a minute or so, without any of the fuss associated with finding the best fly points around the bike, making sure that the tensioned straps will not rub against the motorcycle, and without the hassle of unlocking the strap winches.

Making things even better, the Biker Bar doesn't stress the bike's suspensions unnecessarily. As the rider dismounts after riding into the receiver lock, the suspensions will retain just as much tension as needed to hold the bike rigidly onto the trailer, letting its suspensions do all the work.

The Biker Bar can also be installed in trucks and, thanks to the easy attaching system, it can be removed quickly, freeing the space for other jobs. Alongside the adjustable clamps, the Biker Bar also comes with six quarter-inch increments to accommodate bikes of various heights.

Custom bars can be made, too, even though for their pricing you'd better ask the manufacturer. The standard Biker Bar currently works with a lot of Harley-Davidson models, and you will find the application chart on B&W Trailer Hitches' website.

Biker Bar can be yours for $380 (€343) and can also be easily stored in the garage when not needed.

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