The design incorporates a roll cage and harness securing point which is designed to safely restrain up to 30kg. The included chain and carabiner allows the dog to have free movement without getting their legs caught up. Internal dimensions of the Pillion Pooch are 39cm x 62cm floor space with a height of 55cm at the centre (both 1-Pup and 2-Pup setups).
The Pillion Pooch is designed to be narrower than your handlebars, so you will not be taken by surprise when you ride into a tight squeeze. The complete unit weighs in at just under 15kg.
The Pillion Pooch is simply the safest way to take your dog on a motorcycle.
The Pillion Pooch was created as a result of our need to travel the world on motorcycles with our dog. Over the past 6 years and 4 continents we have refined the design to develop the best solution for taking a dog on a motorcycle, whether out for a day trip or a worldwide adventure.
The Ultimate Motorcycle Dog Carrier.
The Pillion Pooch has a generic design allowing it to attach to many easily available rear racks, including those produced by Touratech, Metal Mule and Happy Trails. For a quick release solution check out the Back Road Equipment rear rack system.
The Pillion Pooch satisfies the laws regarding transportation of animals on motorcycles in Australia, Canada, the European Union, The United Kingdom and the United States of America.
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Its difficult to know for sure if your dog will find riding fun but as their owner you know them best. How you introduce your dog to riding is critical, even if you think you have the bravest dog in the world it's worth taking the introduction slowly to ensure no hiccups or setbacks. There are two components to the introduction; the Pillion Pooch and the motorcycle. Here are some tips that may help:
The key is not to rush the process and to give lots of positive encouragement and treats.
While riding a motorcycle has its hazards, housing your dog correctly within a Pillion Pooch ensures the highest level of safety you can achieve. Your dog will be surrounded by a metal roll cage load tested to over 1 ton while being held in place by a heavy duty chain and carabiner to prevent them from jumping or falling out even during rapid deceleration.
The Pillion Pooch can be removed in seconds when used with the Back Road Equipment rear rack (sold separately by Back Road Equipment)