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Old 05-18-2012, 09:46 PM   #11
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.. just for sake of argument...
I think that is called "trolling"

It is a nice, solid looking setup tho'!
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Old 05-18-2012, 09:50 PM   #12
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I think that is called "trolling"

It is a nice, solid looking setup tho'!
Nawww, I don't mean to troll...
I am just trying to understand what works best and safe ways to use TT.
I've read many posts about rear bike hitches and wondered if ours was safe or jot ( regardless wether we pit bikes on it or not).
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Old 05-18-2012, 10:08 PM   #13
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Just ribbing you. Too many horror stories about bikes carried on rear hitches and I have seen too many on the interstates, etc. just flopping around. I either slow down and let them get way ahead of me or get in the other lane and pass them.
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Old 05-24-2012, 10:18 AM   #14
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I think we need video...

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That's one of the better ones I've seen, but I still would not put bikes on it unless they were secured to where they could not shake or vibrate. The shaking/vibration is the villain on any steel frame. Voice of experience.
Sounds like a lot of experienced campers are extremely gun-shy on the rear bike rack concept. What we need is a bit of video footage (taken by a passenger of course) of those rear bike racks on the move to demonstrate just how badly they can shake and bounce! I've seen it and I know what they are talking about, but we never managed to get any footage of it.

My bikes are prized posessions, so you'll never see them hanging off of the back of a trailer!
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Old 05-24-2012, 10:20 AM   #15
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Even a factory set up like this one?
Must be a reason they are not offered any more.
Some one said "legal department" recommendation.
I wonder why?
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Old 05-24-2012, 10:27 AM   #16
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Must be a reason they are not offered any more.
Some one said "legal department" recommendation.
I wonder why?

I think you've asked the million dollar question there HERK. I like to see a manufacturer or two chime in.
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Old 05-24-2012, 10:34 AM   #17
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I think with the number of bumpers being broken and possible bikes & bumper dropped on the highway, it is reasonable to understand the reason the lawyers got involved.
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Old 05-24-2012, 10:38 AM   #18
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I think that is called "trolling"

It is a nice, solid looking setup tho'!
Argument,trolling,wait till the Dog people jump her for putting the Dogs on the rear rack! Youroo!!
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Is your Sabre factory installed bike rack/ cooler hauler safe for bikes?
Just not sure by what you meant when you said you had a bike rack hitch fail. Not the current one right?
Asking because my Shasta Revere also has a bike rack/ cooler hauler whatever tray on the back of it.
No I have not used it for bikes. Would I ?
Doubtful . Tbd. I like my coooler space.
This didn't happen on this unit ,it was my previous flagstaff ultra light tt.
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Argument,trolling,wait till the Dog people jump her for putting the Dogs on the rear rack! Youroo!!
Your not supposed to?
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