I have the slide out bike tray on my TT. I used heavy duty pipe insulation to pad the tubular upright. I have carried 3 bikes on the bike tray, over 3,000 miles with no damage to them. I use bungy cords and cargo starps to secure them.
Joe, Joyce , 4 Kids and 3 Dogs.
2004 V-10 Excursion with Hellwig sway bar, Roadmaster Active Suspension, Bilstein shocks and steering stabilizer, Super Duty Tow Mirrors,
3.73 Gears, Reese dual cam, Prodigy brake controller.
2010 Jayco Jay Flight G-2 32 BHDS