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Old 04-14-2019, 08:39 PM   #1
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Question Bike Rack Options?

I'm looking at getting a bike rack and it seems like the SeaSucker is the best option but it is a little pricey ($300). I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions that aren't so expensive.
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he hasn't been on in a while, but you could try a pm.

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=29963

or this

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=62328
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I'm looking at getting a bike rack and it seems like the SeaSucker is the best option but it is a little pricey ($300). I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions that aren't so expensive.
I'd trust that to do two things, pull paint off and leave your bike on the road under a truck.
Edit: Three things, tear up your car trying to get the bike in the rack.
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I'd trust that to do two things, pull paint off and leave your bike on the road under a truck.
Edit: Three things, tear up your car trying to get the bike in the rack.
those do have a following the road bike community, a lot of high end car owners use them.

but i don't like the concept of my heavy mountain bike being supported by my rear glass.
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those do have a following the road bike community, a lot of high end car owners use them.
Braver than I am.
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gotta remember that most road bikes weigh around -5 pounds, so it's inconsequential. where my mountain bike weighs somewhere around that of a toddler. and i don't put toddler's on my car.
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gotta remember that most road bikes weigh around -5 pounds, so it's inconsequential. where my mountain bike weighs somewhere around that of a toddler. and i don't put toddler's on my car.
Mines a fat baby.

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If you have a quickly removable front wheel, bikes will fit in the trunk.
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If you have a quickly removable front wheel, bikes will fit in the trunk.
Mine wont.
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Does anyone have any experience with the hitch that Uhaul sells?
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i've looked at it. i don't like how it hangs below the rear bumper.
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I've used the Seasucker for years and it has never once come loose. Drove for hours and it was fine. Just keep it under 70mph.



I will warn you, however, it will leave a nice crease in your roof. Oh well.
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I have the curt hidden hitch...only thing visible is the square tube right under the triangle light. I use a saris hitch rack. I use a rubber cover to hide it a little when not in use. While its not aesthetically pleasing, its function is worth way more to me.
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I'm looking at getting a bike rack and it seems like the SeaSucker is the best option but it is a little pricey ($300). I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions that aren't so expensive.




NO!!! You want a Bike Rack, on this car? NO


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