When considering the type of motorcycle trailer that you want to tow behind your bike it would be wise to consider how long you want your motorcycle trailer to last and the type of climatic influences on your trailer for the majority of the time. This may well influence the type of trailer you purchase, giving due consideration to the impact of the surrounding environment on the materials the motorcycle trailer is made from.
A good all round choice is an all aluminum trailer. Why aluminum?
Some advantages could be that due to the weight reduction of the trailer you are able to increase the payload of your trailer. Being lighter they would also pull easier, resulting in lower fuel consumption than if your bike was pulling a steel trailer.
Other benefits may well be that an all aluminum motorcycle trailer may well hold its value longer due to a general resistance to the scourge of rust. This would be particularly so, if you lived on the coastline where salt air prevailed.
A fully welded chassis and cargo section will also ensure water and dust proof trailer performance and this is easily achieved with an all aluminum motorcycle trailer.
Being lighter than steel and stronger than fibreglass, gives aluminum a good advantage over the competition when it comes to high quality, value for money trailers. Being made from aluminum gives a wide variety of choice in the type of aluminum sheeting used for manufacture. A wide variety of checker plate aluminum sheeting provides ample opportunity for variety and practical use in the construction of motorcycle trailers.
For example the use of checker plate sheeting is ideal on the nose of motorcycle trailers that will be on the receiving end of grime, sand and the occasional stones being thrown up at the trailer from the towing bikes wheels.
In summary, it would be wise to consider the clear advantages of purchasing an aluminum motorcycle trailer when making your next trailer purchase.