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Old 04-12-2016, 01:57 PM   #11
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We travel with a 4 bike rack on the bumper which has been reinforced via welded supports as well as a tie-down on the rack itself. I don't like it as it is an absolute disaster trying to get the bikes on the rack positioned in the right manner so they all fit.

Friends of ours travel with a bike rack described here and love it Arvika - Home It mounts on the tongue over the propane tanks. So this year, I bought the 2 bike model and will continue to use the rear mount for our other 2 bikes. Although the Arvika models are pricey, that comes with convenience and piece of mind.

2009 Jayco X23J
2011 Ford F150 XTR 4x4 Crew
Travel with wife, two boys, food and Canadian beer of course
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Old 04-12-2016, 02:33 PM   #12
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If your bikes are above "dept store" quality, most likely you have quick release wheels. Use a 2x4 to make a rack for the floor of your trailer using fork mounts. Then wrap a bungee around the back wheels to stabilize them.

I do something similar to haul our bikes in the PU bed.

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