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Old 07-23-2012, 08:22 PM   #1
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Another question--

I'm looking at getting a bike rack for the back of my TT. I've seen some people that have a type of bag that covers the bikes. I am wondering if any of you have similar setups, what do you all have? I have three Trek bikes and with the grime on our Alaskan roads I'd like to keep them clean.
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Old 07-23-2012, 08:28 PM   #2
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I'm not concerned with the grime, but I'm concerned about the weight on the bumper. My TT came with a hitch mount to but a bike rack into but i've heard the bikes and rack are too much weight for the bumper. I think I'm gonna take it to a welder to reinforce the rear bumper.
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Old 07-23-2012, 08:53 PM   #3
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I agree, there are a number of threads on the subject and I would say that most folks try to avoid attaching a bike rack directly to the standard rear TT box bumper (if that's your thought) without some degree of reinforcement.

Run an advanced search on " bike rack bumper " and you will pull up a couple dozen threads.

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I've seen tons of people up here that do it. I understand about the weight concerns, fortunately I don't think our bikes weigh more than 80# with the rack.
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