VersaHaul Steel Motorcycle Carrier - 500 lb Capacity


Transport your cycle or dirt bike from the rear of your vehicle without the cumbersome task of using a trailer with the VersaHaul motorcycle carrier. Mounting to a Class III or IV hitch, the 500-lb capacity carrier includes an anti-tilt locking device keeping your bike secure during transport. The VersaHaul motorcycle carrier is available with or without a 60" long loading ramp.

  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Powder coat finish
  • Fits Class III or IV hitch
  • 500 lb capacity
  • Retractable tie down bars
  • Anti-tilt locking device eliminates wobble
1 Year Warranty
Item # Description Weight Status Price Quantity
VH-55 Single motorcycle carrier without ramp 68 lbs.
VH-55RO Single motorcycle carrier with 60" x 5 1/2" ramp 82 lbs.

Want to haul your motorcycle but don't want the problems of pulling a trailer? Well the VersaHaul is the ultimate solution. The VersaHaul VH-55 is a motorcycle and dirt bike carrier, which mounts using your vehicle's two-inch receiver. Simply roll your motorcycle up the carrier's ramp and use straps to secure your bike. The optional ramp stores right on the carrier. Your motorcycle then rides safely behind your vehicle. This high quality carrier includes an anti tilt locking device to remove play from the receiver and has a 500 lb capacity. Light-duty suspension systems may require air shocks or helper springs to avoid rear end sag from the heavy load on the rear of the vehicle. Click here to see our heavy duty model that is longer, wider, and has a 600 lb capacity!

The VersaHaul single motorcycle carriers are now being manufactured to tow a small vehicle or light trailer. The main tube was not designed to carry tongue weight. It is only suitable for towing trailers and small vehicles where there is no tongue weight exerted on the hitch. The towing capacity of the main tube is a third of the towing capacity of your hitch. Do not tow over 3,000 lbs with the product.

Please note:

  • NOT recommended for tow-behind trailers including 5th wheel trailers and camping trailers
  • NOT recommended for use with hitch adapters / extensions
VersaHaul Single Motorcycle Carrier
500 lbs.
Class III or IV

Product Features

  • Fits any Class III or IV hitch
  • Powder coat finish
  • Easily stores away
  • Boxed for UPS shipping
  • Reversible rails
  • 500 lb weight capacity
  • Includes a Class III hitch at the end of the carrier for light duty towing
  • 1 year warranty
Bundle Components
  • Anti-tilt locking device
  • Four retractable tie down bars
  • One 6-3/8 inch x 71-1/2 inch carrier track
  • One wheel stop
  • Two reflectors
  • One loading ramp kit on RO model

Warning and Usage Guidelines

  • Carrier Carrying Capacity: The VH-55 carrier is designed to safely carry 500 lbs
  • Hitch Weigh Limit: Most Class III hitches are rated for 500 lbs - Most Class IV hitches are rated for 1,000 lbs
  • Vehicle Hauling Capacity: Your hauling weight may be limited by your vehicle's capacity to carry a load
  • Towing Capacity: The VH-55 has a Class III hitch on the end of the carrier - Max towing weight (regardless of your vehicle) is 3,000 lbs
  • Will not work with Class II or smaller receivers
  • Some vehicles may require air shocks or heavier springs to stiffen up the suspension to prevent sagging
  • Please check with your dealer to find out your vehicle's carrying capacity
  • NOT recommended for 5th wheel trailers


VH-55 Instructions
Ramp Kit Instructions
Taillight Kit Instructions


Are Motorcycle Carriers Safe?
How to Choose the Best Hitch Cargo Carrier
Trailer Hitch Classes and Towing: What You Need to Know
VersaHaul Carrier Calculator
VersaHaul Capacity Chart
VersaHaul Ground Clearance Chart
Vehicle Towing Capacity

Review Summary (Based on 2 Reviews)


5 Stars Excellent scooter carrier

Cary from CO wrote (January 11, 2016):

I bought this about 7 years ago, to haul my Vespa LX150. I haven't used it very often, mostly to bring the scooter home from Denver where I bought it and to take the scooter in for service. But it works perfectly--no movement, easy to load and unload the scooter with the optional ramp. I also have the optional lights, because mounted on my pickup, the scooter blocks one of the tail lights. I added a 6" wheel and axle to the stinger using the hole for a hitch pin, because the rack is heavier than I can carry more than a few feet. That way I can roll it to the place where I store it.

4 Stars Does what it's supposed to do

David from AR wrote (August 17, 2015):

I have owned this product for about 3 years now and use it on the back of our RV to haul a Honda 250 scooter. The scooter weighs probably 200lbs. We have hauled that scooter thousands of miles without incident. I have ran into a few situations where the ramp could have been a little longer so the scooter didn't hi-center on loading and unloading but I solved that by putting a couple wood blocks under the end of the ramp to make the angle a bit less severe at the top. I also ordered the carrier tail light kit and have had good service with it.. Overall, it was a good purchase and I do recommend the product