A motorcycle trailer is attached to the rear of a motorcycle for carrying large and heavy cargo from one place to another. It has built-in wheels that allow it to move with the motorcycle. It is available with or without an enclosure.
Types of Motorcycle Trailers
Kinds of Motorcycle Trailers include the following:
Open motorcycle trailer
An open motorcycle trailer does not have a roof, but it may or may not have sidewalls.
It cannot protect the cargo from dust, dirt, and moisture.
It is light and portable.
It can be foldable for easy storage.
It is easier to maneuver and provides less aerodynamic drag than an enclosed model.
It is relatively inexpensive.
Enclosed motorcycle trailer
An enclosed motorcycle trailer provides excellent cargo protection.
It has a built-in lockable enclosure.
It is heavier and bulkier than an open model.
It can be difficult to maneuver.
It is more expensive than an open motorcycle trailer.
Choosing Motorcycle Trailers (Buying tips)
Weight: When purchasing a motorcycle trailer, choose the lightest yet most durable model you can afford. The weight of the trailer affects the aerodynamics and maneuverability of your motorcycle, so it is best to get a lightweight one.