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etrailer Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches - 400 lbs

etrailer Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches - 400 lbs

Item # e56UR
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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. 1-800-940-8924 to order etrailer hitch cargo carrier part number e56UR or order online at Free expert support on all etrailer products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for etrailer Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches - 400 lbs. Hitch Cargo Carrier reviews from real customers.
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etrailer Hitch Cargo Carrier - e56UR

  • Motorcycle Carrier
  • Fixed Carrier
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • 79 Inch Long
  • 8-1/2 Inch Wide
  • Aluminum
  • etrailer
  • Standard Duty

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.


  • 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


  • 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.

e56UR etrailer Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches - 400 lbs

Replaces MaxxTow MT70101 (70101)

Installation Details E56UR Installation instructions

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etrailer Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2" Hitches - 400 lbs - e56UR

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (78 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.


Ive used etrailer for years, and Ive always found them to have outstanding customer service. They cant do miracles, like give someone warranty coverage themselves if the warranty coverage is with the product manufacturer as some have complained they should - but I dont know any business that can operate that way. However, when miracles are within their power, they follow through.
> Last week I decided to buy a small motorcycle a late midlife crisis and ordered a motorcycle hitch carrier through etrailer. I ordered it on my phone and misunderstood the delivery times. When I checked on my PC in the morning, I realized the carrier would come AFTER I was supposed to drive 3 hours this Saturday to get my new bike. I called etrailer, and customer service worked with me right there on the phone to cancel my original order, put in a new order, and for $[XX] more gave me rush shipping. Interestingly, the price of the carrier went up $2 between my old and new orders, so they honored the lower price. I laughed and said they could keep the $2 - it would be more trouble than its worth to them to save me $2, but when the updated bill showed up, sure enough, they honored the original price. The rush shipping carrier was supposed to arrive this Friday with the rush shipping two days from now since today is Wednesday. And I just got a delivery update saying it was coming TODAY. Two days faster than even the rush shipping should have allowed.
> This is the sort of thing I love etrailer for. Happy, responsive customer service people. Helpful proactive people. In years past Ive called them for advice - technical advice - on everything from the tongue weight on my car not just the manufacturer weight, but the real-world practical every-day use dont damage my car weight. And their advice has never been wrong yet.
> During the height of covid I ordered a large Thule car top carrier that was on backorder. I didnt care it would take a few months. I got email updates regularly. If I reached out with a question about the order, they responded promptly. I was continually reminded I could change my mind due to the wait. When it was finally shipped, they actually called me. Yes, THEY called ME.
> What is not to LOVE about this company?!


The metal bracket for hooking a ratchet strap to snapped within 5 months. My motorcycle fell off (despite being strapped down on all 4 points correctly) and hit pavement. Damage resulted, and I am currently waiting to see if E-Trailer is going to make things whole here. Unbelievable structural failure. Will update as things progress.


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 wife has gotten pretty good with helping me. I am extremely pleased with this carrier and would recommend it to anyone. A great find.



The more I use the MT70101 the more I like works flawlessly.


Nice Wide Carrier and Ramp, well made. Should last a lifetime!
Cardboard Box and Packing was destroyed when it arrived. The Ramp lip was bent on one end. An adjustable wrench took care of the issue in 2 seconds. It had a rough ride getting to me.
I'm using it to carry a Motorcycle on the front and a camper on the back of my truck. The Pic is of a 170 lb CT90.
I will be loading a Yamaha TW200 in the future.
The 2" Front Receiver Hitch was custom made and installed by a local Hitch Shop behind the licence plate bracket so it would not be so low to the ground.
The Under Bumper you can buy are to low and act like plows on dirt roads and speed Bump knockers on the pavement.
If not camping, it will be installed and used on the rear receiver hitch of this truck and a Jeep.


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!!


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.


I would have given it higher marks, but the package arrived in tatters, and I just hope all the stuff is still in there. will follow up once all is assembled and in use.


I seems like a good carrier but will not work without a hitch extender on a Jeep Wrangler with the spare tire on and a scooter. The scooter leans on the tire. It definitely doesn't have enough mounting points.


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!


This thing is awesome. The girlfriend and I put it together in 10 minutes, then I took a 12 hour trip to California, and 12 hours back, it held the bike beautifully. No vibration, no movement, it was beautiful. I would highly recommend this to anyone with a single motorcycle. If you have a Chevy Tahoe it works perfect. Thanks again George, Nicole and Carol. Great customer service


Lightweight yet very sturdy. If you want good stuff at reasonable price with free shipping e-trailer is the way to go


My new aluminum Max Tow. Hauling Honda Ruckus 49cc scooter


Great product at a great price. Over the Top customer service experience! Shipped out within one and a half hours of me ordering and arrived in two days! Easy assembly and installation. I have not had an opportunity to use it yet but all looks like good manufacturing and my Yamaha TW200 fits perfectly.


The motorcycle carrier came as promised, I put it together this morning. Plan on hauling my Zuma scooter on the back of my travel trailer. The carrier is exactly as pictures show. Well made and fits together well. The only complaint I have is the instructions for putting together are not good. I just relied on my male intuition to finish the job. You know how men never read instructions anyway. I would give this a 5 star if instructions were as good as the product and ordering and delivery.

Thomas U.


Motorcycle carrier has worked well just as I wanted.


So far, so good. Easy installation. Getty ready for road test with load.


Love the product! Thanks…during shipping, box got damaged on one end (6 inches of box gone and someone taped it up before we received it). One nut was missing but were able to find replacement.


Works great, makes my hunting trips eas ier.

Ray A.


No problems, works fine, am satisfied!



Randy P.


1 year later and my MaxxHaul motorcycle carrier is still working wonderful, excellent product for the money invested.


This is awesome for the person who has a scooter or small bike to carry. The installation was easy and it was a quiet as a mouse when hauling. Very easy to forget its back there. Almost too easy. :-) A recommendations would include higher / taller tie down points off the main stem into the hitch. Overall this has worked well for my scooter and the reason for the missing star is the missing safe feeling from allowing the scooter to be held only by the tie straps. Again, a taller arm making to tie down on would comfort my feelings.

Strong and good product for anyone.


It's ok, I wish the supports for the tires were adjustable, when we put my son's RMZ 450 on it, the supports don't line up that well, so we had to drill out pop rivets and put them where we need them. The strapping it down is the hardest part, we have moved away from straps and use metal turnbuckles from the carrier to the foot pegs of the Dirt bike instead. My son had some close calls with the dirt bike wanting to tip over.. I think there could be some improvements to the overall design and function of it. If you were to ask if I would by another, my answer would be no... Kind of disappointing.


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.


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.


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.


I've used this a bunch of times and it does truly work well overall. Some hiccups with using the wheel chock and front tire pin, I don't use those at all anymore. Learned the hard way to undo the front tie downs before the rear (don't ask how) but the manufacturer can't be blamed for my mistakes. I've carried a 290 dual sport, a 370 pound sport bike and a 360 pound dual sport on it and at no point has it protested or given me the impression it couldn't handle what I threw at it. Really good little unit, I'd buy it again in a heartbeat.


Looks like it will do the job for our CT90. The box was destroyed by UPS, I can't believe nearly everything was still in the box. Nuts and bolts were loose in the box, but only two lockouts were missing. It would probably be a good idea to snug up the lock nuts, or tape them in place before shipping. It would have been nice to have a parts list or directions to help figure out what might be missing, but the videos and pictures on the website helped me figure it out. The plastic feet for the ramp fell out, I can't see what would keep them in. But I drilled some holes and put two pop rivets per side, so that should hold. A couple screws would have worked too.

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