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Old 04-04-2014, 02:28 PM   #41
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Reason I want to see the structure in detail is I've thought about mounting a bike rack between the front of the trailer and the propane tanks ( where the box normally would be.
Did you look in the store?

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Old 04-04-2014, 02:44 PM   #42
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Thanks. That's better. Watched the video of install.
A little concerned that the tray still wiggled, even after he tightened the set-screw that was supposed to prevent that.
Looks like it could be installed on the frame, maybe with u-bolts through the bottom of the tray.
I wouldn't be concerned ( given the value of any bike I would buy ), but what about the stresses on the wheels?
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Old 04-04-2014, 04:35 PM   #43
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This roof rack from 1UP could also be adapted for use on any surface too.
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Old 07-02-2014, 05:39 PM   #44
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bike racks

looking at bike racks for 17b. camping world has one that sounds good - Swagman XC hitch or bumper mount rack built tested for RV use. Question do they fit ok with Escape spare tire? Dont want to have to remove spare tire to use the rack. price looks good $174.00
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Old 07-02-2014, 05:40 PM   #45
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ok now its $149.00
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Old 07-02-2014, 05:49 PM   #46
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SportRack 3 Bike Lock and Tilt Hanging Hitch Rack | Canadian Tire

$149.00 Canadian Dollars. It will be clear of your spare. Canadian Tire in Chilliwack, BC not far from Escape.
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Not to steal the thread, but along the same lines, does anyone know of hitch bike rack for ONE bike?
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Old 07-02-2014, 09:49 PM   #48
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Jon, if you want the hands down best rack I have ever seen, I would suggest looking at the 1UP USA racks. They have a single one, that you can add more racks to if desired. They are quite pricey, but in my books worth it. I ordered the two bike one, and will be doing a write up on it later. It takes about one minute to install the rack, and 10 seconds to load the bike if you take your time. The quality of the build is first rate. Here is a single one.

1UPUSA.com :: 2" Single Bicycle Super Duty Quik Rack (Silver)

I bought this double one, and have no regrets at all. It has been the envy of all the folks I have gone riding with.

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Not to steal the thread, but along the same lines, does anyone know of hitch bike rack for ONE bike?
I'm very happy with this one; folds to store and pretty light. The bend in the mount adds to clearing speed bumps/driveways.

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Some of these racks cost almost as much as one of our bikes. I already own an older Thule Vertical bike rack but see everyone talking about Platforms. Going to be heading cross country shortly bringing along the bikes, are platform hitch racks less likely to leave your bikes laying in the middle of the highway then vertical racks? If so do the racks themselves break or is it just an inferior way of attaching the bikes to the racks?
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