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MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches - 400 lbs

MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches - 400 lbs

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Easily load and transport your small motorcycle or dirt bike with this lightweight, sturdy, aluminum hitch-mounted carrier. Clamps, adjustable cradles, and tie-down loops provide extra security. Included ramp makes it easy to load and unload. Call 800-298-8924 to order MaxxTow hitch cargo carrier part number MT70101 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all MaxxTow products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches - 400 lbs. Hitch Cargo Carrier reviews from real customers.
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MaxxTow Hitch Cargo Carrier - MT70101

  • Motorcycle Carrier
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Fixed Carrier
  • MaxxTow
  • Aluminum
  • Standard Duty
  • Class III
  • Class IV

Easily load and transport your small motorcycle or dirt bike with this lightweight, sturdy, aluminum hitch-mounted carrier. Clamps, adjustable cradles, and tie-down loops provide extra security. Included ramp makes it easy to load and unload.


Features:

  • Hitch-mounted carrier holds 1 motorcycle not exceeding 400 lbs
    • Perfect for motocross and dirt bikes
  • Front and rear cradles adjust with pull pins for a perfect fit
  • Built-in wheel clamps tighten around the front wheel to secure it to the carrier
  • Aluminum ramp makes it easy to load and unload
    • Ramp secures to carrier during travel
  • Integrated tie-down loops for simple, quick fastening
    • Ratcheting tie-downs sold separately
  • Anti-rattle bracket holds receiver and shank together to reduce movement and noise
  • 2 Safety reflectors provide increased visibility
  • Constructed of lightweight, durable, rustproof aluminum
    • Steel shank provides additional strength and support


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitches
  • Weight capacity: 400 lbs
  • Carrier dimensions: 79" long x 8-1/2" wide
  • Track width: 7"
  • Ramp dimensions: 41" long x 8-1/2" wide
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to center of track: 17"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to closest edge of carrier: 12-1/2"


Moto Carrier Dims

Transporting your dirt bike has never been easier. This convenient, hitch-mounted carrier includes a sturdy, lightweight ramp that attaches to the aluminum frame, making loading and unloading your motorcycle a snap. Once your bike is secured on the carrier, the ramp detaches and mounts parallel to the track for simple storage. With a 400-lb weight capacity and a 7" wide track, this carrier will accommodate most small motorcycles and dirt bikes. Adjustable pull pins allow you to easily adjust your front and rear tire cradles for a perfect fit.


Safe and Secure

This MaxxHaul motorcycle carrier was designed with security in mind. From keeping your motorcycle securely attached to your carrier, to making your driving experience as safe as can be, this carrier offers many features that work together to give you peace of mind.


Tie Down Loops

The integrated tie-down loops provide attachment points for ratcheting tie-downs (sold separately), making it quick and easy to secure your bike to the carrier.


Cradle Wheel Clamps

Wheel clamps are built in on both sides of the front tire cradle. Simply use the knobs to tighten each clamp around the front tire of your motorcycle to hold it firmly in place.


Cradle Adj Pins

Both the front and rear cradles are adjustable. Just move the included pull pins to make the cradle longer or shorter. Using these pins, you can adjust the size of the cradles to fit around your tires perfectly.

Carrier Reflectors

On each side of the motorcycle carrier, there is a safety reflector. This reflector provides increased visibility to make hauling your motorcycle even safer.



70101 Maxx Tow Maxx Haul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier - 2" Hitches - 400 lbs

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Video of MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches - 400 lbs

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Maxxtow Motorcycle Carrier Review

Speaker 1: Today we're gonna be taking a look at Maxx Tow's Maxx Haul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2 inch hitches, part number MT70101. This carrier's gonna be great for your mini bike, dirt bike, or motorcycle weighing up to 400 pounds. This is gonna give you a secure place to attach your bike while freeing up room in the back of your truck bed. Now, if you've got an SUV or a Jeep, this will give you the option to bring your motorcycle along, 'cause those typically don't have room in the back.It's gonna give you a safe and secure way to transport your motorcycle and bring it with you. Unlike your truck bed, where it may slide around in the back and potentially cause damage to your bike, this has several tie down points to keep it nice and secure, and attached to the frame, where it won't cause any damage.The manufacturer recommends that you use four straps.

We recommend using Ratchet straps. We're using part number 288-05852. But you can find many other options here at etrailer.com.At the rear of our carrier, we'll have two pins. These pins are removable, and will allow you to adjust the location where your rear tire will sit depending on the size of that rear tire and the life of your motorcycle. There are three different holes that you can slide your rods into to give you that proper cradle for that rear tire.At the front of our carrier, you'll have a clamp on each side that you can use to keep your wheel straight by pressing in against the tire.

There's one adjustment pin here that can be inserted or removed as you need. And you simply tighten down the knobs until they clamp your tire, and then secure it using the wing nuts.For smaller tires like on our mini bike here, you'll mount your clamps on the top of the rack, clamp the tire, and provide a cradle. And here you can see we've got our larger tire set up with our under mount, it clamps the tire below here. And our rod will go through the spokes of our wheel. This is to give us that extra layer of protection.

In case something we're to happen, our bike can't go anywhere.Other safety features include reflectors on each side, so this way you'll remain visible at night. And it features an anti-rattle clamp to help minimize vibration and movement of our carrier inside our receiver while going down the road.We've gone ahead and removed the bike so we can go over some additional features. Our carrier's an aluminum construction, so it's gonna be strong, lightweight, rust resistant, and it's also not gonna add much to our ton weight, since we're already carrying a large item.Just behind our carrier, it features an integrated ramp that's held into place with a clamp here and a small clamp here. We just loosen both of those, twist that. We can take our ramp off now for loading and unloading our bike.Your ramp can attach to either side using this channel located here, it simply rests on that channel.

And the carrier's labeled to let you know which way to position the ramp when loading and unloading.And now I've got some dimensions for you. The carrier measures 79 inches long, 8.5 inches wide. And our ladder ramp measures 41 inches long, with the same width. The inside of our carrier track is 7 inches wide.And now to help you in determining the distance between your motorcycle and the back of your vehicle, I've got some measurements for you. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of our carrier, it's gonna measure about 17 inches. And from the center of the hitch pin hole to the nearest edge, it's gonna measure about 12.5 inches.And getting your bike on the carrier is as simple as pushing your bike up the ramp. And then we put on our straps. We ran one across the middle of our frame, from one side to the other. We also ran one from one side to the other across the front of our frame. And then we put a strap on each side of our handlebars to help prevent any movement and keep that safe.And when unloading your bike, you'll place your ramp on the opposite side and your bike will just go forward right down that ramp.Customers on our website compared this to Ultra-Fab's dirt bike carrier. Our MaxxTow's going to have a larger track width, however our Ultra-Fab does have a 500 pound carrying capacity, which is 100 pounds more than what our MaxxTow can carry.The MaxxTow's ramp is gonna be slightly longer than our Ultra-Fab, at 41 inches versus Ultra-Fab's 39. This is important when loading your motorcycle, as a shorter ramp is gonna have a steeper angle, requiring more effort to push the bike up the ramp. And finally, the MaxxTow will have greater clearance between the carrier and the back of your vehicle.Our customer, Brian, had to say, "Works as advertised! Very stable platform. I just wish it had more contact points to use multiple tie downs for added peace of mind. Not a requirement to haul your bike safely however. I did a lot of research fining the right carrier. Settled on this one for the design. Do not sacrifice safety for a cheapo from the discount hardware store."And that's right, Brian, this one's really secure. You can haul your bike safely and get to your destination. But we also find it would be nice to have more tie down points.And that completes our look at MaxxTow's Maxx Haul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2 inch hitches, part number MT70101.


Customer Reviews

MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches - 400 lbs - MT70101

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (34 Customer Reviews)

Easily load and transport your small motorcycle or dirt bike with this lightweight, sturdy, aluminum hitch-mounted carrier. Clamps, adjustable cradles, and tie-down loops provide extra security. Included ramp makes it easy to load and unload.

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I loaded my Vespa GT200 onto the MT70101 carrier and drove 2,750 miles to Arizona in my Toyota Highlander....the carrier worked flawlessly...My mileage was hardly affected by the scooter. I secured mt Vespa with 4 ratchet straps, and away we went. I secured mt Vespa with 4 ratchet straps, and away we went. I do find it impossible to load by myself...getting up the ramp requires 2 people...my wife has gotten pretty good with helping me. I am extremely pleased with this carrier and would recommend it to anyone. A great find. 605842


Comments
The more I use the MT70101 the more I like it...it works flawlessly.
John - 02/19/2020

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The product was better than expected, extemely well built. I use it for my Yamaha TW200CC enduro and it handles it effortlessly. Even with the wider tires it goes on and off with ease. would highly recommend. 688706



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Works great, makes my hunting trips eas ier. 718561



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Quick shipment. Clear instructions. Good product! 383818


Comments
Good evening Stephan, Its great to hear that the product meets your standards and that the instructions were easy enough to follow. If you have any questions please get in contact with the etrailer customer service and they will be gladly be able to help you out. Thank you again and hope to be in business with you in the near future. thank you! Sincerely,Team MaxxHaul
Jill Q from - 05/23/2017

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Does the job. I’ve had these units with a solid channel for the tires to sit “on” and units like this where the tires drop down into them. The former is easier to load and unload, the later is a bit safer while hauling, but more prone to tip overs trying to get your bike “out” of the carrier. In any case this unit is well built and hard to beat for the money. I had to coat the threaded bolts with an anti-seize compound so they would remain free and easy to use. I store this outside and it seems to be weathering just fine. The bottom line; for the money you can’t beat it. 602389



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Trailer is very solid and well constructed. Instructions aren't necessarily the best, but it was not difficult to assemble. I was contacted a few days after my order to be told it may be delayed from China. We looked at other options but decided to stick with this one. Customer service followed up when it was shipped. Overall I was very impressed with their initial contact with me and continuing follow-up to keep me happy. I would definitely recommend them. 347157



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The instruction manual and your photos of the rack show the front tire hold down clamps under the rack But the phones from the customers show that hold downs above the rack In my review of mine, before being able to load my scooter, I don’t see how the tire hold downs under the rack would work But the customers photos make sense Please explain why the manual and your photos show the clamps under the rack Bob 576177



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What a neat little carrier. Great quality. Well made. Our little Honda 85 has a bit too short wheelbase but it still secured easily. My son can easily load his own bike now. 724811



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I bought this a year ago when my son got a dirt bike. We’ve used it many many times, and it’s still working great. It was a very good investment. The carrier is relatively easy to use- we’ve got it down to a routine now, loading and unloading the bike. The carrier attaches to our hitch pretty easy too, It could be done- carrier and bike, with one person. But it is a littler easier and quicker with two. The carrier is very sturdy, and stays in place- no movement while driving. We did purchase an additional piece ( I can’t recall the name of it now), which stabilized the carrier where it inserts into the hitch. It keeps it from the little bit of movement /bouncing around that we had without. Now it is solid. 628431



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Works as advertised! Very stable platform. I just wish it had more contact points to use multiple tie downs for added piece of mind. Not a requirement to haul your bike safely however. I did alot of research finding the right carrier. Settled on this one for the design. DO NOT sacrafice safety for a cheapo from that discount hardware store. 513248



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I think the carrier is good quality for use and price. However, I have an issue with the ramp being too short and therefore too steep. The instructions say that the carrier should be no more than 14 inches from the ground. That's not mentioned on the website and so I have the problem where mine is 20 inches. I wrote and asked if I could purchase an additional ramp thinking I can have two fastened together at a local trailer shop. Unfortunately I haven't received a response. Instead I found a used ramp locally that I can fit. 614122



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9/24/2018 Assembly was easy. Missing one bolt, so I swapped out the tie down bolt and used SAE in its place then putting the tie down bolt on the main steel bracket. The rack is light yet sturdy and fits the wide tires of the TW200. Using the rack on the front of F250 4X4. Test drive went well at 70 MPH highway and bumpy dirt road at 30 MPH. 568297



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The instruction manual and your photos of the rack show the front tire hold down clamps under the rack But the phones from the customers show that hold downs above the rack In my review of mine, before being able to load my scooter, I don’t see how the tire hold downs under the rack would work But the customers photos make sense Please explain why the manual and your photos show the clamps under the rack Bob 576176



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This carrier is perfect for our Honda Ruckus! It was easy to assemble and loading the scooter is a breeze also. We have the carrier on a hitch that I installed on the front of our motorhome that we also purchased from Etrailer. Weve traveled 300 miles on the first trip and all is well. Etrailer rocks! 571138



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this carrier is a nice unit but I can’t give it a great review. The reason for this is the tie down brackets for the bike. The front one near the trailer hitch is very strong. However the one on the rear scares me. It is used for two functions, one to hold the loading ramp in place, second as s tie down for the bike. It bends when tightening down the ramp and is a cheap piece of metal not braced correctly. This plate is not welded along the top where it should be and has two “wings” on it for bracing. These wings do nothing to make it stronger. They should extend completely down the length of the tube and be fully welded for strength!! 568435



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Fits the TW200 like a glove. Most stable option I’ve tried so far! I put on front of my Tundra and can only see the handlebars and cargo rack. Highly recommend this one. The anti rattle/sway clamps really do the trick! Good job! 647225



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Great customer service. 764531



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I bought this for my raft trailer. It's light but strong and is perfect for my motorcycle. Very easy to load and unload. I have 2 friends buying it after seeing mine. 756985



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Had a shipping issue and etrailer was awesome in their response 715072



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Rack works great. It was easy to assemble and is easy to use. Our only wish would be for a couple of pins to hold the ramp piece in place. Sometimes it wants to pop up when you are pushing the bike on or off the rack. 677230



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Worked exactly as advertised !! Extremely happy with this carrier !!! 672055



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looove it! 660190



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Good delivery time, works great I highly recommend. Shipping box was severely damaged because of cheap poor quality cardboard, no bill of material or assembly instructions were in box, hardware was scattered all around box but I was able to figure out how to put it together anyway. Shipping container issues prevented me from giving it 5 stars. 658970



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Photo of carrier in use. 613641



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Good product, right price, extremely fast shipping. 591816


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    The capacities of the Detail K2 Carrier part # K2TMC201 vary depending on the tongue weight capacity of the hitch it is installed in. They rate it like this to help you prevent overloading the hitch. Also you have to keep in mind that a lower rated hitch is going to allow a bit more flex which would possibly put more strain on the rack as well. I attached a chart that shows how the numbers relate to each other. What you need to do is find out the tongue weight capacity of your hitch...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for 2019 Mazda CX-5 for Carrying Motorcycle Carrier
    Yes, you can carry the Maxxtow Motorcycle Carrier part # MT70101 with your 2019 Mazda CX-5 but the hitch you'll want is the Draw Tite part # 76138 because it has a higher tongue weight capacity and does not require a stabilizer strap when carrying a non-supported load like a motorcycle carrier like the Curt hitch does. This hitch has a 675 lb tongue weight capacity and the carrier has a capacity of 400 lbs which would be more than enough for a 250 lbs motorcycle.
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  • Can a 2015 Dodge Dart Carry a Motorcycle on a Hitch Mounted Motorcycle Carrier
    With that being said I definitely recommend not carrying your Honda motorcycle with your 2015 Dodge Dart. The carrier you're looking at, part # MT70101, is rated up to 400 pounds and from my research the bike has wet weight of 357 pounds. So I understand why you think you're okay. However, you're capacity is limited by the lowest rated component, and the Curt hitch, part # C11281, is a Class I hitch that's rated up to 200 pounds of tongue weight. Furthermore, your 2015 Dodge Dart is...
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  • How to Use Motorcycle Carrier While Flat Towing Vehicle Behind RV
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Receiver and Motorcycle Carrier for a 2010 Toyota Highlander
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    Your Suzuki VanVan 200 would definitely work on the MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier # MT70101 that you referenced. I attached a picture of a similar style of Yamaha motorcycle on this carrier for you to check out as well. If you need a set of tie downs the Erickson Ratchet straps part # EM31353 would work well. They are easy to use and have more than enough capacity.
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    Although we have not yet tested the Honda Metropolitan 50CC Scooter on the MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier part # MT70101, I took a look at the specs for your scooter and everything that I am seeing shows it being compatible. The wheelbase and tire size of the scooter are both within the range needed for the carrier so there will not be any issues here. In regards to under body clearance, we were able to mount a motorcycle that sat very low to the ground which you can see...
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  • Recommended Hitch Mounted Motorcycle Carrier for a Yamaha TW200
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  • Determining if 2017 Mazda CX-9 Can Handle Weight of Dirt Bike with Hitch Mounted Carrier
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  • What Does MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches # MT70101 Weigh
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  • Can MaxxTow Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier # MT70101 Be Used on Hitch w/ 350 LB Tongue Weight Capacity
    The MaxxTow PowerSport Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier, # MT70101, must be used in a 2 inch hitch that has a tongue weight capacity of 500 lbs or more so this would not work for you but I do have something that will work. Take a look at part # K2TMC201. This carrier mounts in a 2 inch hitch with no capacity minimums. Please do keep in mind that when using this carrier to transport your dirt bike you will be extremely close to the 350 lb maximum capacity. 245 lb dirt bike + 87 lb carrier...
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  • Recommendation For A Motorcycle Carrier That Fits A 1-1/4 Inch Hitch For 2005 Honda Civic
    Unfortunately we do not have a motorcycle carrier like the MaxxTow Motorcycle Carrier, Item # MT70101, that will work with a 1-1/4 inch hitch. I also looked in the owner's manual and it says your vehicle is not be be used for towing. On page 130, the owner's manual also states that the total load limit is 850-lbs which is to include occupants, cargo, and accessories. I do not recommend towing with your 2005 Honda Civic and I encourage you to be safe. Contact us if you have other...
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  • Trailer Hitch Mount Dirt Bike Carrier for Fifth Wheel
    The MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitch Receiver # MT70101 is not recommended for use behind a Fifth Wheel trailer or motor home because it will bounce too much at the back of a fifth wheel, like you suggest. That much weight loaded onto the back of a trailer that long can cause real safety issues. Ultra-Fab has a carrier that might work for you. They state that it can be used behind a motor home. Take a look at # UF48-979033. With the combined weight of the carrier...
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  • What is the Warranty on the MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier?
    The MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches - 400 lbs # MT70101 comes with a 90 day manufacturer warranty. It is made of lightweight, sturdy aluminum so it is corrosion resistant and designed to last for years without issue. It has received very positive reviews from our customers you can check out on the product page.
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  • Compatibility of Yamaha TW200 Rear Tire 180/80-14 with MaxxHaul Motorcycle Carrier
    Based on the original question and answer, it appears you have a Yamaha TW200. You are stating that the rear tire is wider than the 7 inches the customer stated, so it may not fit the MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches - 400 lbs # MT70101. I did a little research and the rear tire is a 180/80-14 tire. This tire is 25.3 inches diameter and 7.1 inches wide with a 5.7 inch sidewall. The attached photo shows the dimensions of the carrier but the tire at the...
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