Notice: The TRAILER IN A BAG IS NO LONGER IN PRODUCTION

We now offer the Stringer Trailer as a compact storage trailer that is designed to safely tow your big bike.


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Old Trailer In A Bag Info



Trailer In A Bag with Front Chock option

Trailer In A Bag with Standard Front Support Frame
Watch this video of a TIB owner




Click to see how EASY it handles a BIG Full Dresser!

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Spare Sale Save $75.00 NOW
Buy a TIB Single, add the front chock
for just $1,320.00 plus shipping, order the spare
for $75 or just put the saving in your pocket!

The Trailer in a Bag is the only full size Motorcycle (or two), Scooter, Trike, or ATV trailer that actually fits into a duffle bag for easy storage and transport!
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Or Call 888-849-6160


Here is what a new customer said 4-12-10:
Trailer in a bag far exceeded my expectations, Directly after getting it and reading the instructions.That were very easy and simple. I took it out on a trial run for about 140 miles at speeds of 70 mph to 80 mph. Holy cow this little trailer shocked me. By the way, I was towing a full dress 04 Harley-Davidson Electra-Glide. It was stable and comfortable. My suggestions are the front wheel chock works like a charm and if you don't want to drop your bike lol. Also I got the running boards well worth it. So you have stable footing once you're up there.

This is absolutely a one man operation from start to finish. I'm only 5' 8" tall so stable footing for me was a must have. And a little trick I learned when getting the bike out of the front chock it is almost impossible to roll back. Solution was very easy (Start up the bike and ease backward and it came right out) Gee, maybe I should tell you how I really feel. Well Guys and Gals I've been riding since I was 12 yrs old,now 57 yrs old so just let experience be your guide this Trailer in a bag is a winner. Six Star Rating from me. Ciao !!! See you out there My brothers and Sisters.
Yad Aflalo
Florida USA

Single Motorcycle Trailer In A Bag   $1,395.00
includes front chock plus shipping

The single motorcycle trailer is strong enough to carry any production motorcycle built today and it can handle up to a 71" wheelbase! Extensions are available for choppers and even the Boss Hoss and wider rear tracks are available to accommodate up to a 300 tire.

Its main construction is 2 1/2" and 2" structural steel (1/2" and 3/16" thick wall steel, that's material they build buildings out of), with a 3500 lb. 2" coupler, 1000 lb. spindle on each side Gross Rate 1,200 LBS., D rated 8-ply tires and bearings rated at 7500 rpm!! A 12"-14" ball height puts this motorcycle trailer at a perfect height for towing.

With a 60" distance between wheels, it is extremely stable! The single motorcycle Trailer In A Bag was designed to have a tongue weight of 120 lbs - 160 lbs depending on which bike is on it.

That's good for ANY class hitch you may have. No awkward adjustments to get the right tongue weight. Just load the bike onto the trailer and the desired tongue weight is there. As strong as it is, because of the structural steel, it only weighs 140 lbs with the heaviest individual piece weighing only 33 lbs and the longest piece being only 42 inches.


And YES it handles the
BIGGEST BIKES just fine.
Add $160.00 for a 10 inch extension to increase the wheelbase to 81 inches OR add $180.00 for a 17 inch extension increases wheelbase to 88 inches.

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or call 888-849-6160
OR JUST E-mail us

The optional 14 inch wide aluminum track and wider ramp will accommodate up to a 350 tire. $350.00.


The coolest system for tailoring a motorcycle

Note the kickstand plate which allows a single rider to load the bike, put down the kickstand, lean it on the plate, get off the bike and tie it down. One kickstand plate is included with each FRONT HOOP trailer.

A Trailer in a Bag owner experience from Greg Lyon who introduced himself
to me, as a long time TIB owner at the Laughlin River Run April 2010:

Larry,
I would like to thank you for the excellent customer service you extended to us during the chaos of the Laughlin River Run.† We appreciate your taking care of our Trailer in a Bag, bag which we were able to bungee on the bike for the trip home. †

I would also like to tell you how happy we are with your trailer in the bag product.† I have owned it for 8 years and have put on thousands of miles hauling my road king and 4 different road glides complete with tour paks.† I have limited space in a condo I own on the beach which made your product perfect.† When I am at my destination, I take it apart, place it in the bag and stow it in a cabinet. The whole process takes less than 15 minutes and requires NO tools. † †

†If anyone has any concerns regarding itís sturdiness for hauling heavy motorcycles, I can tell you first hand it is not an issue.† On the contrary, itís small footprint and profile make it even easier to haul in cross winds. ††Now that I have a bike with a wide rear wheel, I am going to purchase the wide ramp and rear section.† I appreciate your designing the product so new parts are †compatible with the older trailers like mine.† I really feel it has been a great value. ††††† †

Again, thanks for your help. †

Greg Lyon, Senior Partner
Phillips and Lyon, Attorneys at Law



Does this trailer really store Anywhere?
Customer Review: Submitted By Customer from Fort Meyers, FL
Best Built Trailer I've Ever Seen for the Money, January 30, 2007

Overall Rating: 5 out of 5 --- Appearance: 5 out of 5
Ease of Use and Installation: 5 out of 5 --- Quality and Construction: 5 out of 5

"At first I didn't believe that a trailer this portable could be this sturdy. I was so impressed when I took it out of the box and started putting it together. This thing is more sturdy than any flat trailer I've ever seen, and I own a Tool and Die shop and am very critical of quality. Tailoring my big Road King was an absolute piece of cake with no troubles at all.....If you need to store your trailer, as I do, this one is a definite YES. "

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Just take a look at how two different owners store the Trailer In A Bag in their garage..




Accessories to add to your Trailer In A Bag Order

$200.00
The optional adjustable front wheel chock for the front of your trailer made by front Products especially for the Trailer in a Bag!

$199.00
Introducing the new universal fit running boards. These all aluminum running boards are designed to fit all model years of the single trailer in a bag. Using the existing pin holes for mounting this upgrade requires no modification of you existing trailer!
Click Here to see photos of running board install steps

$150.00
Trailer in a Bag fenders fit into the existing tail light brackets and have brackets to relocate the tail lights to the fender.

$75.00
The 5.70x8 spare tire replaces the existing dual and all 2008 single standard tires. For all 2007 and earlier models that used the 4.80x8 tires please call on availability and upgrade options. All spare tires come mounted and balanced.

Two Bike Trailer In A Bag   $2,195.00 plus shipping

The Dual Bike trailer is strong enough to carry any 2 production motorcycles built today with wheelbases up to 71". Extensions are also available for choppers and wider rear tracks are available to accommodate up to a 300 tire. As is the single, the dual’s main construction is 2 1/2" and 2" structural steel (1/2" and 3/16" thick wall steel, that's material they build buildings out of), with a 5000 lb. 2" coupler, 1000 lb. spindle on each side, D rated 8-ply tires and bearings rated at 7500 rpm!! A 12"-14" ball height puts this motorcycle trailer at a perfect height for towing. With a 93" distance between wheels it too is extremely stable!

The dual bike Trailer In A Bag was designed to have a tongue weight of 250 lbs - 350 lbs depending on which bikes are on it. That's good for a class 2 - 3 hitch and higher. No awkward adjustments to get the right tongue weight. Just load the bikes onto the trailer and the desired tongue weight is there. As strong as it is, because of the structural steel, it only weighs 300 lbs with the heaviest individual piece weighing only 35 lbs and the longest piece being only 42 inches.

Another cool feature of the dual bike is that it can be converted back into our single motorcycle trailer whenever it’s not necessary to pull a full sized two rail trailer. Imagine the convenience of being able to use the same trailer as a single rail or a dual rail trailer any time you want.

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To Order call 888-849-6160
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Scooter Trailer In A Bag   $1,394.00 plus shipping

The Scooter motorcycle trailer is strong enough to carry any production Scooter or motorcycle built today and it can handle up to a 71" wheelbase! Its main construction like all of our ers is 2 1/2" and 2" structural steel (1/2" and 3/16" thick wall steel, that's material they build buildings out of), with a 3500 lb. 2" coupler, 1000 lb. spindle on each side, D rated 8-ply tires and bearings rated at 7500 rpm!! A 12"-14" ball height puts this motorcycle trailer at a perfect height for towing. With a 60" distance between wheels, it is extremely stable! The Scooter Trailer in a Bag features the front© scooter chock!

The Scooter motorcycle Trailer In A Bag was designed to have a tongue weight of 120 lbs - 160 lbs depending on your scooter. That's good for ANY class hitch you may have. No awkward adjustments to get the right tongue weight. Just load the bike onto the trailer and the desired tongue weight is there.

The ATV Trailer In A Bag   2,595.00 plus shipping

The ATV trailer is strong enough to carry any production ATV built today . As is the single and dual, the ATV trailers main construction is 2 1/2" and 2" structural steel (1/2" and 3/16" thick wall steel, that's material they build buildings out of), with a 5000 lb. 2" coupler, 1000 lb. spindle on each side, D rated 8-ply tires and bearings rated at 7500 rpm!! A 12"-14" ball height puts this motorcycle trailer at a perfect height for towing. With a 93" distance between wheels it too is extremely stable! The ATV Trailer In A Bag was designed to have a tongue weight of 250 lbs - 350 lbs depending on which bikes are on it. That's good for a class 2 - 3 hitch and higher. No awkward adjustments to get the right tongue weight. Just load the bikes onto the trailer and the desired tongue weight is there.

Call Larry at 888-849-6160 for these amazing trailers that make it EASY to store, take along and pull your Motorcycle, Scooter or ATV!






Trailer In A Bag FAQ

What size are the tires?

The single trailer was originally designed and comes standard with 5.70 x 8 tires. Unlike the tires you normally see on boat trailers and pop-up campers that are only 2 or 4-ply, these are D-rated (8-ply) tires (heavier load capacity). A 12 inch wheel is not necessary, as this 8-ply is quite capable of handling a load up to 2090 lbs. The dual trailer comes with 5.70 x 8 tires and they are D-rated (8-ply) tires with a capacity of 1045 lbs per tire. The dual trailer is also rated for 2090 lbs.
All of the tires and wheels we use are dynamically balanced before they go on any of our trailers. We may be one of the only trailer companies that balances 5.70 x 8 tires.

What about the bearings? Don't the smaller wheels make them turn too fast?

The bearings are tapered roller bearings similar to the bearings that are in your car or bike and are rated at 7500 RPM. This size tire at 7500 RPM is the equivalent of 360 MPH, certainly not recommended. However, this should answer any concerns there may be about the bearings or about the tires turning the bearings too fast. The trailer pictured on our web site with the black and white bike has over 150,000 miles on it in just the past five years and still has the original bearings in it. Most of those miles are highway miles.

The tire used on the single Trailer in a Bag is a 5.70 x 8, D-rated tire and has a 50.5 inch circumference. (60.5 inches for one revolution)
A 15 inch truck tire has a circumference of 83 inches.

REMEMBER...the bearings are rated at 7500 RPM!

What about grease fittings on the wheels?

These trailers do not come with any type of fittings on the wheels. Pack the bearings full of grease but the housing should not be packed full. Bearing manufacturers recommend that for bearings being used at sustained high speeds, the bearing housing should be packed with 30% to 50% air space in order for the heat to dissipate. Installation and use of a grease fitting may cause the bearings to overheat and will VOID the warranty.

How much does the trailer weigh?

The total weight of the single Trailer in a Bag is 140 lbs with the heaviest single piece weighing only 33 lbs and the longest individual piece being only 42 inches long. Since there are only 5 main parts to the single trailer, the easiest way to load and unload it is a piece at a time, whether it's in and out of the trunk of a car, the back of a truck, into a hotel room, closet or anywhere else you need to put it. The dual Trailer in a Bag is 300 lbs with the heaviest piece weighing only 35 lbs and only 42 inches in length for the longest piece. Again, simple to load and unload a piece at a time.

Are they legal in every state and do they have to be registered?

Each Trailer in a Bag meets all Federal regulations and comes with a VIN number assigned to it and an MSO (Manufacturers Statement of Origin). Licensing depends on the laws of local governing agencies. Some states require licensing for trailers and some do not. Even the requirements for lights may vary from state to state. Check with your local DMV.

How does one get the bike up onto the trailer?

It's just as easy to ride the bike onto the trailer as it is to push it up. Once the trailer is assembled and securely attached to the tow vehicle, and once the kickstand plate and hinged loading ramp are in place, you are ready to load your bike onto the trailer. The ideal height of the ball on the tow vehicle is 12-14 inches from the ground to the top of the ball. The trailer sits only 8.5 inches off the ground and with a 30" long ramp, there is not much of an incline at all. As you drive your front wheel onto the trailer, your feet are still securely on the ground. As your rear wheel begins up the ramp, your feet will go from the ground to the axle in one easy motion.

When the front wheel reaches the front wheel-stop, just turn the bike off, leave it in gear, put the kickstand down and lean it on the kickstand plate. Now you're ready to get off the bike and tie it down. Our instructional video shows how to put the trailer together and how to load a bike onto it. If you'd like a copy, just send us your name and your mailing address with phone number and we'll be happy to send you one.

What about a dual trailer?

Because of its unique design, present owners of our single Trailer in a Bag can convert their single into a dual with a simple conversion kit ... a few additional pieces. The dual trailer will still assemble and disassemble with no tools and will fit in one larger bag for easy storage. Naturally, the single can still be purchased and the parts to turn it into a dual can be bought separately or the dual can be purchased as a dual, still able to be turned into a single if desired. Call for pricing ... 888-849-6160.

I saw a trailer that looks a lot like yours and I was wondering if it's the same?

There is only one Trailer in a Bag and it has been manufactured and sold in the US for 9 years. It is patented (US patent 6,428,035) and no company in the US has any licensing rights to it. Motorcycle Innovations Inc. in Canada is the only company licensed to manufacture and sell the Trailer in a Bag in Canada. That trailer will look EXACTLY like the Trailer in a Bag from the USA. Aside from that, if you see another trailer that looks similar to the Trailer in a Bag, it is probably a copy. Several years ago, one company with a lot of nerve and no imagination tried to copy our trailer and sell it under the name of Trailer-in-a-Trunk ... not very creative. Bottom line is that we have a solid track record with widespread recognition in the industry, so feel free to call us for any reason at all. As one of our dealers put it, "Don't worry about the copies ... nobody likes a thief."

How the heck do you get the bulbs out of the tail lights?

The lights are standard automotive 1157 bayonet type bulbs. Gently push in on the bulb, twist to the left and pull it out. The smaller side bulbs should just pull straight out.

Does the ground wire have to be attached, and the trailer connected to the car?

*APPLIES ONLY TO 2006 AND OLDER TRAILERS

The lighting system relies on a mechanical ground. To complete the circuit, the ground wire needs to be connected, the trailer needs to be attached to the car and the lights need to be attached to the trailer.

Would you confirm the correct tire pressure?

2008 and later single and dual trailers: 5.70x8 rated tire is rated for 100psi cold. We recommend between 85-90psi for your average 500-700lb bike. Duals should be no lower than 90psi.

Pre 2008 trailers--- Even though the tires are rated at 90 psi cold, a good starting place for the tire pressure is 65 psi for bikes under 600lbs and 80psi for bikes over 600lbs. This should be ok for a large range of bikes.



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