Share the Thrill of the Ride with Your Furry Copilot

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MOTORCYCLE DOG CARRIER FOR MEDIUM AND LARGE DOGS

FREE USA shipping on orders $50+

FIELD TESTED

STREAMLINED DESIGN

MOUNTS LOW

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K9 Moto Cockpit Build Guide

18 pages of materials, measurements, diagrams, photos, and descriptions to build it yourself.

$40 PDF download

or FREE with $50+ gear purchase

K9 Moto Cockpit motorcycle dog carrier for large and medium dogs features vinyl upholstery, reflective ribbon, and seat cushion.

Your Custom K9 Moto Cockpit

We build and upholster your own custom Cockpit to be mounted to your specific motorcycle.

$800 + shipping

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K9 Moto Harness

Our durable Knotted Harness includes a waist belt and loops for strapping into the K9 Moto Cockpit.

starting at $45

DISCLAIMER

Everything has a disclaimer these days and so, of course, does the K9 Moto Cockpit. Please read our disclaimer fully before purchasing the Build Guide or your Custom K9 Moto Cockpit. Read more

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Like you, we believe you should be able to ride with your big dog without a clumsy sidecar or trailer.

Choose the Build Plan That’s Right for You

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YOU Build It Plan

Get the Build Guide

Make it or have it made

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WE Build It Plan

Tell us about your bike and dog

We custom build your Cockpit

Enjoy the ride Together

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Ride Through the Details

Other Carriers for Big Dogs Have Big Problems

Doesn’t put your dog’s safety first

Makes your beautiful bike look really ugly

Ruins the dynamic of your ride

Why the Cockpit Design Is the Solution

It’s the motorcycle dog carrier that doesn’t carry her.

Schematic drawing of motorcycle dog carrier for large dogs

No base over passenger seat

Base to rear of passenger seat

Say What Now?!

Your dog’s heaviest bulk – the head and torso – rests directly on the pillion seat through a soft cushion. The Cockpit frame keeps them safe, comfortable, and securely in place.

This Simple, Elegant Design Has Clear Benefits:

FIELD TESTED

STREAMLINED DESIGN

MOUNTS LOW

The Proof Is in the…

1,000s of miles traveled

Dozens of harmless crashes

So, the thrill of riding with your big dog is finally here. Just build it, mount it, and enjoy the ride together.

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There’s a world of moto adventures waiting for you and your dog. Check out Moxie's, then get started making your own.

Watch Greg and Jess Explain How the Cockpit Works

SHARE THE THRILL OF THE RIDE WITH YOUR BIG DOG

The K9 Moto Cockpit is a sturdy, safe, lightweight carrier for your large dog to ride pillion. It has a sleek, streamlined design and won’t put unnecessary strain on your chassis.

 

All you need to decide is if you build it or we do.

The beginning of a new era.

– @the.nameless.wanderer

DR650

The Wolf: 70lbs wolfdog

John Brown’s new ride. I had the seat re-sculptured, & re-covered, & made the rack to match! His tail says he likes it! 😎 HE’S AWESOME! SO IS THE RACK!

– Kitty P.

2010 Triumph SpeedMaster

 John Brown: 75lbs Liver GSD

The concept of using the rear seat to support most of the weight was critical to success. The total weight capacity of this motorcycle is only 176lbs. I'm 110 and my dog is 70, so.... hahaha.... I switched to a lithium battery to save 7 lbs.

– Laurie J.

Yamaha TW250

StarLord: 70lbs GSD

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DISCLAIMER

**WARNING**: The K9 Moto Cockpit Build Guide and the Custom K9 Moto Cockpit (hereafter referred to as the “Build Guide and “Cockpit”, respectively) are intended for informational and display purposes only.

 

The Cockpit will modify the original design of the vehicle on which it is installed and may change the way in which the vehicle operates and/or handles. User assumes all risk and is responsible for the proper operation and handling of the vehicle as modified.

 

Ruff on the Road makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the Cockpit's use as a safety device. This item is designed exclusively for dogs and has not been tested for a safety rating as established by the U.S. Department of Transportation or U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. User assumes all risk and is responsible for any injuries to user and/or user’s dog as a result of using this product.

 

The user agrees to have the Cockpit reviewed by a qualified motorcycle mechanic for quality and suitability for the user’s specific motorcycle make and model. The user assumes all risk and is responsible for the proper installation and use of this product. The user expressly agrees to hold Ruff on the Road, including but not limited to its owners, officers, designers, and agents, harmless from any and all damages and/or losses incurred by the user and/or others including any and all harm to the user’s pet from the use of the Cockpit.

 

No claims, representations or warranties, whether expressed or implied, are made by Ruff on the Road as to the safety, reliability, durability and performance of any of its products, including but not limited to the Cockpit. Furthermore, Ruff on the Road accepts no liability whatsoever for the safety, reliability, durability and performance of any of said products.

 

Ruff on the Road further makes no representations, expressed or implied, and provides no warranties of any kind with regard to construction and/or use of the Cockpit, including but not limited to whether the Cockpit complies with any federal, state or local statutes, laws, rules or regulations pertaining to such construction or use.

 

The user assumes all responsibility for the user’s and the product’s compliance with all statutes, laws, rules and/or regulations, nationally and internationally, as they may apply to this product and/or its assembly and its application to the user’s vehicle.

 

Ruff on the Road reminds users that motorcycling is a dangerous activity and any changes to the original setup or configuration of the motorcycle will change the vehicle’s performance and might void the manufacturer’s warrantee. Furthermore, riding a motorcycle with a dog is dangerous for both the rider and the animal. Ruff on the Road reminds dog owners to always safely secure your dog in any moving vehicle.

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