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I would like to purchase a ramp to load
my Goldwing onto a large 4x4 pickup.
Does anyone have any recommendations?
 

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I use three aluminum ramps that I got at my dealer. They sit on the tailgate quite flush and strap to the bumper with standard tie-downs, so they can't slide around. I can ride a short-wheelbase bike up them by myself. With all the ramps side by side I can put a foot down on each side ramp and walk it up under power while the tires roll up the center ramp.

A Wing; I have to have some help with because I can't quite touch the ramps as the front wheel rolls up the center ramp, so I like to have at least one peron hold the bike vertical until I can touch both feet down. Longer ramps would help and know I've seen some that fold for loading. If I had big enough [email protected], I could just ride it up until both tires where on the ramp then my feet could touch. Alternately I could back up to a hill, but I don't have one of those handy.

Hope that helps, and good luck with your search!
 

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QD,

It aint got nuttin to do with *alls. It has a lot more to do with a bunch of scientific theories. "what goes up, will come down".

I am chicken chit when it comes to loading a Wing on a truck, especially with short ramps up a steep incline.

Bet Closet Chef could tell us about the perils of Loading and unloading.

Bulldog
 

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I watch the guys at my dealer load quads on ramps often . they push the quads up.

A wing on a ramp? I dont know about that.
 

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GL1800 is 9 feet long, most long pickup beds are less than 8 feet. Be sure when you get in the bed of a pickup that it will fit. It will work with big pickups but it's a snug fit. You don't want too much weight on the tail gate.

Just my thoughts

Ronnie :yw1:
 
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