We saw the 2020 Jeep Gladiator fit a couple of dirt bikes in real time, and can tell that this pickup truck is a natural when it comes to adventure. My old mans got a swb and it looks a little short in the back. I have a Ready Ramp Tailgate extender. The raised truck bed rack can also be used to transport UTV’s and dirt bikes. If you want to get the right height, then it is time you paid attention to the dirt bike seat height charts for helpful information. This is why now when I'm only hauling one bike I put it in diagonaly. I also have this cool 3 bike motor rail system at the front of the bed ... it has tie down's and wheel chock for 3 bikes middle bike is off set like a 3 rail trailer. I have a f 150 short bed and I can get 3 dirt bikes in no problems But I do have some additional equipment to help. Can Raptor bed fit a dirt bike? | As shown above, you can actually fit a dirt bike in the bed of a Toyota Tacoma… with the the tailgate closed. But is anyone able to position their bike diagonally and still get the tailgate up? Will I be able to shut the tailgate? Impress your buddies by easily securing your dirt bike without bending your bed rails with the Bed Buddy from CCR Sport. I've got a mazda b2300 (same bed as the rangers) and I agree with everyone's warning about putting the bike(s) in straight and bending the back of the bed. Oct 7, 2015 at 6:27 PM #2. Also it might make a difference that the front tire will be straight and the bike diagnol. Has anyone fit two dirt bikes in a short bed with the tailgate up? If you do succeed in getting the front wheel on the truck bed, rolling the throttle even slightly can cause the rear tires to kick the ramp off the gate before you get your dirt bike or ATV fully onto the truck. Its a GSXR 1000 and I don't have a truck to measure. A humped (rather than straight) ramp helps, as does using terrain features to lessen the angle. Both had to be at an angle to close the gate in the 6ft bed and it was pretty tight so no way they'd fit in a 5 ft bed with the gate up. Front tire in the front left bed corner. and lower load height. Shorter dirt bikes can cause injuries as well as muscle problems in kids. I'm talking full size enduro/motocross bikes, not trials or mini bikes! I'll even be putting a 10ft snowmobile in the bed at times. That’s a win-win-win, in my book NOTE: Having your bike sitting in the truck bed diagonally… but having your wheel turned straight up against the back of the cab is not what we’re after. Straps from handle bars - one to the RF bed corner, other strap goes LR bed corner, bike and straps make an X if that makes sense. As for the double cab long bed, how much better does it fit? Double cabs looks sweet, but short bed doubles have that 5ft truck bed. I put my DR650 in diagonally. Unlike the truck bed of other types of trucks, when you are transporting an adult dirt bike with a standard length bed, you will not need to go through any form of struggle as the truck bed of this type of truck is at least 7 feet. Which dirt bikes can the Timbersled Ripper be used with? The Ripper works specifically with 110cc bikes from Honda, Yamaha, and Kawasaki. 1; 2; Next. I have heard someone throw around that a full sized bike is approximately seven feet long. 1 of 2 Go to page ... to the OP, I have a 950 adventure and several other dirt bikes. A 2WD long-bed pickup makes life a lot easier than a lifted 4WD stepside truck, due to its longer bed (you can reinstall the tailgate!) long. Hello, I've been thinking about getting more into dirt bikes than street bikes, and if I do this I'll need something to haul them around in. In this way is it possible to safely secure it and with the tailgate up and locked? My '88 Toyota pickup has a 6ft truck bed, no problemo for moto hauling. But I use my truck bed a lot; for bikes, the jon boat, yard equipment (can't fit a standard weed whacker in a short bed without opening the gate), etc.. I have searched and not came up with any answers. I have a Ready Ramp that is supposed to double as a bed extender but my bike hangs over on the tailgate so far that the bed extender won't fit. Like loudog3114 I use an ATV ramp for ease of loading. Dirt bike sizing for kids . I've had both a CR250R and a CRF250R in my 6 ft bed. Of course my Beta's only about 220# wet so it's really easy to load compared to a sport bike. ... presently i can fit 2 dirt bikes in the bed of the truck if i turn the front wheel into the corner of the bed up front and slide the rear of the bike towards the center. The lighter the bike and the longer the bed, the better. It is a small device that you can bolt anywhere that will allow your bike to fit—on the bed floor, on a rail, or even to the top or a toolbox—using just two bolts (not included). Check out our dirt bike line-up with photo galleries, specs, motocross rider reviews, events & offers. The short bed would be easier to park around town, but I can't tell you how many times I've been thankful that I didn't get the short bed. If thats tire ti tire I might be good. As far as GM is concerned, a short bed is 69.33", a standard bed is 78.87" and a long bed is 97.77". But ive also heard the tailgate is weak, so is that bad for it? Wanting to know if anyone who hauls a 250cc or larger dirt bike in their 5.5ft bed has any problems. If you look closely you can see my ramp on the other side of my Beta. I can fit the 950 in our ridgeline if it is sideways and I see no issue putting a 950 and dirtbike into the Raptor bed at the same time with the tailgate down. If you’re stuck using the bed of a truck, even the truck itself makes a difference. Dirt bike cargo trailers are actually cargo trucks converted to house dirt bikes. CopaMundial, Jul 19, 2019 #6. i think i can get the bike straight in if i let the air out of the tires to gain a couple inches. (im talking about the gen. 2's, 05-08's). Bike is 85.4 inches long. I think the rear fender is the furthest part out from the bike. Most people just panic rev and smash their bike into the back of the truck. The Raised ATV Truck Bed Rack also protects your truck’s rear window with the built-in back stop. I'm thinking if you stuff the front tires in the front corners and turn the bars all the way to full lock and stick the rear tires in the middle I might be able to shut the gate. Scott #5. All things being equal, a dirt bike is expected to be able to fit into a truck bed of a standard long bed with its tailgate closed. Hi, I'm looking at loading and hauling a mid-size sport atv and a dirt bike in the back of an F-150 (6.5 foot bed). The universal Timbersled system requires the intallation of a fitted motorcycle specific kit also known as a dirt bike snow conversion kit. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 23 Posts. That is what I have on my Ranger. Can the Ripper be used in low or no snow conditions? Check the tailgate As i already stated, the angled approach can only work if your goal is to haul a single bike at once ; to add to it, sometimes that method may also not work at all actually if the motorcycle you have is particularly big, or the bed of your truck is just that short. This is ideal for people with multiple bikes; and those willing to shell out money to buy a cargo truck and customize it to house and keep dirt bikes in. If your sedan is wide enough, it may be possible to take off the front and back wheels and fit the frame in the back seat, this is going to take some significant maneuvering and you can potentially damage your car or bike in the process. In fact, the five-foot bed was literally built with dirt bikes in mind, as proven by a couple of tire tracks that simplify entrance and egress of the bikes as well as keep them sturdy while the truck is in motion. I'm wondering if I pickup the mount thingy I mentioned in my first post and if I can mount that part way down the front side of the bed and then use their extenders to get it out of the way of the storage piece of the roll top unit. They have traditionally been popular with beginners for their simplicity to ride and maintain. If you're talking a 125cc or smaller it may go in a 5ft bed but I'd test fit it if it really matters. Short of dismantling your dirt bike down to nuts and bolts, it is probably not a practical exercise to try and fit your bike into a sedan. The dirt bike sizing guide covers off all the main manufacturers and the different configurations they offer. Garce421 Senior Member. Some people said that you have to angle it, but the wheel will rest on the tailgate. This lightweight, strong dirt bike tie-down is manufactured from high grade steel alloy powder coated for a long-lasting finish and support. Half-way up the ramp and high-centered is not a good place to be with a full-sized road bike. I might upgrade to a Tacoma this year, but so many choices there. I have the same truck and I can get two bikes - my WR450 and my son's XR80 in with the tailgate down. Sadly, this method can only work with one bike in the bed at the same time. Keep in mind most 250cc bikes are approx 7ft. The height of the bed makes for a larger than normal angle between the ramp and the bed, and you can bottom a road bike easily at that point. The ramps can be adjusted from side to side to line up perfectly with your ATV tires. Gate down you can fit two bikes and with the gate up you can still get one in and swing the rear tire over to the side. Bed is 59.8 inches long and 44 inches wide (at wheel wells where front tire will be). Sizing a dirt bike for kids is pretty much the same as adults. How well does a dirt bike fit in a tacoma double cab short bed? Actually, if you use a front suspension holeshot device to compress the front end (and maybe you will have to rotate the handlebars down) the bike will fit. If you have rear tie down hooks put one tie down of the fron right of the bed and the other at the rear left. You don’t want your tire turned. Before you throw a leg over any dirt bike, no matter the size you should get in the habit of wearing the proper protective gear. Anyone had any luck with this? You should be able to get the ext cab with a 6 foot bed instead of the short one. Timbersled systems fit a wide range of modern motocross and off-road dirt bikes. Employ the same care when unloading your bike from a truck bed. I know that if you put it straight in the bed that it will hang out onto the tailgate. So I've been looking at pickup trucks, but I don't know what size truck bed I would need to haul a full-sized dirt bike around. A 125cc four stroke dirt bike can be a great bike for taller kids and smaller and lighter weight adults as the bike offers a decent seating position without having too much power. Honda for example provides a wide range of bikes across all dirt bike categories. Tailgate, down, you're looking at 79 in. Dual sport, trail bike, dirt bike? That gives me 74ish inches diagnol. I'm wondering if the diagonal length in the bed of a crew cab short bed is long enough to fit about an 80" long motorcycle. Mine folds in half and fits nicely strapped in along the side of the bed. Find Yours! I think it's 48" wide by 60" long. Well this one takes up 11" of bed space which means I need to find somehow to push the bikes 11" back so the wheel isn't up against that unit. Not a big deal, I loop strap through my ramp, tool box and gas can and I'm good to go. 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