A rear carrier for motorcycles for the car is a device that is attached to the rear of the car. In essence, this is nothing more than a normal one rear carrier, just for more weight. The special rear carrier is intended for the transport of a motorcycle, scooter or moped. But such a bike can easily weigh up to 300 kilograms. For this reason, a rear carrier for motorcycles for a car is designed so that on the stand space easily finds a motorcycle and the part also holds. Such a device also has an extra strong carrier system. A Trailer hitch you do not need it. Because the carrier system is attached directly to the body of the car. Such a rear carrier consists of two parts. And an adapter and from the base support. There are also light bars and a multi-pin plug on the device.
That's how the bike gets on holiday
The adapter must be purchased matching the vehicle to which the rear carrier is to be attached. With the help of the appropriate adapter parts, the rear carrier is then firmly mounted on the car. You can make the installation of such a device quite by itself. You can dismantle the rear carrier at any time again. The mounting of the device is almost always easy and does not take long. Anyone who has ever mounted a trailer hitch on the car, for which is also the mounting of a rear carrier for a motorcycle nothing that can not be done. Because the attachment of the adapter for the base support is done in a similar manner as to mount a trailer hitch. This device is available with and without anti-theft device.
For which cars suitable?
A rear carrier for motorcycles for a car is often suitable for large vans, but also for SUVs, van, pickup and motorhomes. In the event that the car has a trailer hitch, but it must be expected that not all cars, the installation of a rear carrier is possible. It is therefore ideal if the existing trailer hitch can be removed. And whether a motorcycle can be transported on such a rear carrier is also dependent on the body strength of the car and ultimately also plays a role in the permissible axle load and the total weight of the car. That a VW Touran no 300 kilo motorcycle may transport at the rear, should be clear. Here you should definitely inquire in advance.
advantages and disadvantages
A rear rack for motorcycles has advantages and disadvantages. One of the advantages is that with the help of such a carrier system, a motorcycle can be easily transported from one place to another. In this way it is possible for motorcycle fans to drive to regions further away where there are beautiful motorcycle routes. With the rear carrier it is possible to drive the normal speed specified on the different roads. The driving behavior of the car does not change significantly despite the rear carrier being loaded. There are no speed limits due to the additional load at the rear. It is also advantageous that often only commercially available tools are required for the assembly of a rear carrier. However, attention must be paid to the dimensions, particularly with regard to the vehicle width, and also lighting and a additional license plate must be there.
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