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Postby TheWalshyWay » June 18th, 2018, 1:20 pm

I can't seem to find the post someone put up about "Bike Racks when towing a trailer" ? Just thought I would share Custom racks I made some 25years ago (since modified) and still functional. I use them to transport my Windsurfing boards and Kayaks but easily modified to carry bikes. They are lockable in a variety of positions .


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Re: Custom Racks

Postby zildjian » June 18th, 2018, 8:25 pm

Regular query that one, not a lot of choice for us demount owners so thanks for vid

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Re: Custom Racks

Postby Ogden scamper » June 19th, 2018, 8:18 pm

We previously had a carrier hooked on roof luggage rack and that was from Thule, not cheap unfortunately but well put together
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Re: Custom Racks

Postby Amanda_P » September 1st, 2018, 9:12 pm

Interesting (although the video edit barely gives one a long enough look at things to see what's going on...)

I made a bike rack that slots onto the fittings for the Suntrekker's rear leg (which of course you don't use when travelling). Two bikes can hang vertically from their seat tubes, hooked over prongs on the rack. The vertical hang means they're not blocking the lights or number plate, but they are, of course, blocking the door. Until you hinge the bike-hangy bit away from the back of the Suntrekker out of the way, a bit like the hinged spare wheel carrier some 4x4s have at the back.

...all of which is a wordy way to describe something that would be far better illustrated with a photo. If anyone shows interest, I'll take one and post it when I'm next home.
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