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Kendon's Fold Up, Stand-Upô, Cruiser Lift

Anybody have an LT on one of these??
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Re: Kendon's Fold Up, Stand-Upô, Cruiser Lift

No, what does it look like?
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Re: Kendon's Fold Up, Stand-Upô, Cruiser Lift

Here's the link to their webpage,

http://www.kendonusa.com/

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Re: Kendon's Fold Up, Stand-Upô, Cruiser Lift

Check out the Baxter Trailer. Google it. I love it. Pricey but still easy to load this top heavy bike. Ya Ya mum.
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Re: Kendon's Fold Up, Stand-Upô, Cruiser Lift

I think MCN did a review on these with a couple of months ago. Naturally i can't find that issue. From memory I believe the review was favorable.

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Re: Kendon's Fold Up, Stand-Upô, Cruiser Lift

I have the two place stand up trailer and it is great. I am not sure if you are asking about the trailer or the bike lift?
If it is the trailer I would be more than happy to give you my opinion

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Re: Kendon's Fold Up, Stand-Upô, Cruiser Lift

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I have the two place stand up trailer and it is great. I am not sure if you are asking about the trailer or the bike lift?
If it is the trailer I would be more than happy to give you my opinion
I believe the original post was about the lift but I would tend to believe that the trailer rating could have a direct bearing on lift.

Example: If the trailer is well built, I would tend to believe that the lift would be also.

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Re: Kendon's Fold Up, Stand-Upô, Cruiser Lift

Here's my $0.02 worth: I have a lift similiar to that lift and it does have some drawbacks. First and foremost, and this is based on my lift (single rail, "cruiser" style), it would be extremely hard to dismount the LT or any other bike other than a cruiser when it's up on the lift - even in the loweest position. Remember, cruisers have a lower seat height than "standard" bikes and that extra inch or two will make a big difference getting on or off the bike. I bought my lift used and the previous owner bolted a board to the lift so he could 1) get on and off easier, and 2) use the center stand. The second issue I have with mine is the side stand extension on the lift. I just can't find the right place to put it so my stand works with it, and consequently, I just don't trust it.

I've tried using my lift without the board and I put it right back on. Even at 6"3", I had a hard time touching the floor with the lift as low as it would. Now, if the Kendon goes flush with the floor, that would be a different story.

As far as build quality, the Kendon should be top notch. I've seen the trailers at shows and been impressed with the thought and quality built into them.


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