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Old 05-03-2016, 08:21 PM   #1
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Bike rack

Can anyone recommend a good bike rack for 2 adults and 2 kids bikes? Need a 2" hitch rack for the back of our forester 3011ds MH. I see a lot of bike racks aren't recommended for MH because of the bounce in the rear.
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Old 05-03-2016, 08:22 PM   #2
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Swagman has at least one for RVs
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I like the Saris Axis brand. The strap system to hold the bikes are great.


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Old 05-04-2016, 01:12 PM   #4
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I just purchased a Camco platform rack that seems very well made. I couldn't spend $400+ for a 4 bike rack and I didn't want a hanging rack. It doesn't look as fancy as the high dollar rigs with the angled trays for the tires, but I think it's going to work well.
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This is what I ordered from amazon - seems to work just fine.
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Bike Rack w Dual Hitch Receiver

We use a dual hitch receiver so we can connect the bike rack and the tow dolly with the bike rack shown in the attachment.

I've used it for 3 years and it's solid as a rock. I noticed it says not for use with RV's but I didn't see that until I'd already been using it for a few years. I think they all say that, personally.

It holds 5 bikes, you can get a smaller one, and has a nice wrap around strap to keep it all together. There's a bolt through the receiver that's threaded with a cotter pin.

Blue Devil 3 - 2 Bike Rack
Item # BC-7626-3-2


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+1 on the Allen bike rack from Amazon. No problems with mine. It came with a tapered bolt to put through the hitch receiver to cut bounce.
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Old 05-13-2016, 10:27 PM   #8
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I just purchased the Swagman 3-bike rack from Camping World last week. Assembled it, but have not taken for a ride with bikes yet. Looked well built. Material quality is good.

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Wrong thread....
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Old 05-16-2016, 11:00 AM   #10
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Do not choose Saris. I had the Saris Axis fail on a cross country trip and almost lost the bikes. Saris will not honor their lifetime warranty if used on RV's due to the bounce and they declined my claim. I could have paid half the price for a rack that would have been more appropriate for RV's had I known. Live and learn.

Edit: Don't get me wrong as I think they make nice bike racks. They just won't hold up on RV's.
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