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Old 08-26-2018, 09:42 AM   #71
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Old 08-26-2018, 11:24 AM   #72
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Thanks Fred. I think this is the way to go. Now I just have to get motivated and place my order.
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Old 08-27-2018, 05:04 PM   #73
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Thanks Fred. I think this is the way to go. Now I just have to get motivated and place my order.


LOL! My motivation was that our old one broke beyond repair and we were getting ready to head out. If I had not mounted the bikes on the old rack, as a pre-check, I would have been in a pickle when it was time to leave.
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Bike Racks

We just returned from a 2 month+ trip, the shakedown cruise. Decided to buy some cheap mountain bikes and a rack. Found a Swagman XC2 RV rated on Craigslist for $65. Then bought 2 well used Cannondales for about $200 total. The Swagman hitch needed to be extended 4" to allow clearance around the Escape spare tire, that was another $60 at a machine shop. Looks like everything will work. If we ever get nicer bikes for RVing we may reconsider the rack, but this is a good solution for now.
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