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Old 11-18-2012, 12:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Wheel chock that fits fat bob

I got a small open flat bed trailer to tow my bike down to Florida and i bought a wheel chock from harbor freight to attach but before I screwed the chock into the trailer i tested it by rolling my bike into the chock on the ground. Its the type with the movable back lock that secures the back of the front tire. The chock pinches the hell out of the front tire and i had to take apart the chock just to get it off the tire. Harbor Freight advertised that its 10 inches wide but it gets too narrow at the tip.
Anybody find a reasonably priced wheel chock for the big front tire on a fat bob? This is the one i bought below.

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Old 11-18-2012, 12:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Maybe I should just take off the back movable locking flip up thing and just use the main frame of the chock...
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I have the LA Chock and it works great.

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Old 11-18-2012, 04:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Did you try adjusting the back of it?

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Old 11-18-2012, 05:08 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Go with the Condor. It's more $, but it's made in the USA, and quality can't be beat.

I went through two others before biting the bullet.
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Old 11-18-2012, 10:08 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Also have the Condor Pit stop. Excellent product,, very stable, very adjustable and easy to use. One man trailer tie down and when not on a trailer I use mine in my garage to stand the bike upright. Takes up less room and with the bike upright inspection, maintenance and cleaning is easier.

Best deal I have seen is on Amazon $203.50

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Old 11-18-2012, 10:28 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Got one of these for my trailer... Motorcycle Wheel Chock Nest Adjustable Self Locking Bike Stand Removable | eBay

I have used it for my Sportsters as well as my ElectraGlide with no problems...why pay more for something that works as it should?


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Old 11-18-2012, 11:21 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I have this one from Harbor Freight. It was cheap but is suprising pretty well made. You can adjust the locking mechanism forward and back quite a bit. I use it on my SG and the 130/70x18 stock front tire fits fine. Here's a link to the one I have Motorcycle Stand / Wheel Chock

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Old 11-19-2012, 08:09 PM   #9 (permalink)
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That looks like the same one i have but my tires so fat it doesn't touch the tip of the chock, it gets stuck about 3-4 inches from it.


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Got one of these for my trailer... Motorcycle Wheel Chock Nest Adjustable Self Locking Bike Stand Removable | eBay

I have used it for my Sportsters as well as my ElectraGlide with no problems...why pay more for something that works as it should?


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Old 11-20-2012, 01:17 AM   #10 (permalink)
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That looks like the same one i have but my tires so fat it doesn't touch the tip of the chock, it gets stuck about 3-4 inches from it.
I was mistaken with the original link. Here is the actual one I have... Motorcycle Scooter Wheel Chock Cradle Bike Stand Lift Mount Trailer Truck Bed | eBay

It works with my ElectraGlide...the back cradle is adjustable for depth. It isnt necessary for the tire to completely drive to the tip of the chock. The plus side of these types is that it self supports the bike while you complete the tie-down procedure...handy when loading the bike alone.

While looking for mine on ebay I ran across this one... Motorcycle Sports Bike Stand Front 12 19" Wheel Chock Sportbike Self Locking New | eBay If I had seen one of these earlier it is probably what I would have bought. No clearance issues with that one for sure, but it doesnt look as tho it would self support as well as the other.
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