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Frequently asked
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Applications and uses ??

What's so special about a Rampless trailer?

Rampless trailers give their users the independence to move heavy loads , safely and quickly, all on their own. The principle of wheel-on, roll-off means one does not need strength to move loads over 20kg which is the recommended maximum for manual lifting.

What happens if the load is too heavy to wheel onto the trailer?​

The winch that is used for raising the platform can also be used to haul the cargo onto the trailer. By unhitching the snap-shackle from the beam and the rope can be connected to the cargo.

Can I use a Rampless trailer other than for bikes?

Off-course, any cargo that fits the platform area with wheels large enough to mount the platform, is perfect. Lawnmowers, plant equipment and furniture are first to come to mind.

The LAZY-LOWDER LL08 is large enough to take a pallet load weighing up to 500kg.

You want the centre-of-gravity just forward of the wheels.
Remove the wheel/channels if they are in the way. (A note though that the eye nuts do not have welded threads this means you need to loosen/fasten from above and below the loading platform)

What if I want to use the trailer for firewood or garden refuse?

The law says you need to "cover your load." A simple was, is to lay shade cloth or a tarpaulin over the loading platform, so that it flaps over the sides. After loading, simply close the flaps and strap into place. A cargo net will also come in handy.

Why would I use a bike trailer ? I like to ride!

  1. Transporting bikes to the track

  2. Transporting Bikes to remote events, so you arrive fresh and safe.

  3. Transporting unlicenced or unroadworthy bikes.

  4. Transporting brand new bikes or vintage bikes to avoid unnecessary wear.

  5. Transporting demonstrators with 1 staff member

  6. Bike rescue in event of punctures, breakdown or mishaps. 

  7. Rescue for bike shops, clubs or business

  8. Transporting the bike for service or repair while having a 2nd vehicle for the rest of the day. ( Getting yourself home or work)

  9. Transporting a bike behind a motorhome for shopping and exploration.

  10. Carrying extra bike kit. (Fuel tyres etc)

  11. Carrying extra gear, increasing capacity for Tents, toys, clothes, food, chairs, gas, grog  etc

  12. Circumventing unsuitable roads (dirt for sports bikes or tarmac for off-roaders)

  13. Base and performance riding. “Cherry picking” where you can ride twisties without fatigue, unnecessary gear or a loaded suspension.

  14. Beginning the ride in a new location allows you to explore new roads and find more places.

  15. On expeditions, you have the option not to ride, if you are injured or unwell.

  16. Avoiding extreme weather - too hot, cold, ice or storms.

  17. Extending daylight riding hours, setting out before 1st light, returning after dark

  18. Taking company to a destination and still being able to ride
     eg Family holidays,business trips etc

  19. Extending the riding age of senior riders and people carrying injuries.

  20. Women can transport bikes on their own.

  21. Point-to-point activities - Leaving the bike or a towing vehicle at a destination
               eg : hiking, kayaking, cross-country etc

  22. Accessing a crowded locations, like a MotoGP, Beach etc by offloading passengers and parking the towing-vehicle a km or 3  away.

  23. Transporting cargo and machinery other than bikes.

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