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Tie-down question with Condor chock

Just bought a Condor chock and have one question for now.

IF only two tie-downs are used then where to they attach on the VTX and where do they attach on the trailer? Condor web site says only two are needed but I haven't seen a good photo yet.

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I have a Condor and always use four tie downs. The second set is for insurance.

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Thanks Spike!

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you should also consider making a spacer to fit under the frame rails of the bike.(I used a 4x4 with channels cut in it for frame rails to fit into) and secure the block to the trailer floor as added insurance) The spacer would be about 1" shorter than the distance from the rails to the trailer floor. That way you would only compress the forks about 1" and would not put excess pressure on the fork seals and the bike is less likely to wobble as it would be supported.

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Compressing the forks does not put any pressure on the seals.

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Trailered the X for total of over 500 miles total with only two straps plus a third around the front rim, chock and trailer frame. Bike never moved. Condor chock makes it so much easier to tie-down alone.

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