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Old 03-03-2016, 07:11 PM   #11
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Get yourself a front receiver hitch for your truck is the best solution.
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Old 03-03-2016, 07:15 PM   #12
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Stlcaly...If you look at the thread you will notice it's in the Class C Forester section and if you take a second to look at the person signature you will notice he has a Class C motorhome.
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Old 03-03-2016, 07:15 PM   #13
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Mine has a steel tongue that goes all the way to the back. It's very sturdy. I can use it also as a platform for a lawn chair when parked (would be funny while driving ).
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Old 03-03-2016, 07:21 PM   #14
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Your carrier looks fine. I reinforced mine with a steel plate on the bottom of the carrier tongue because it does bounce a little on the road so did'nt want too chance aluminum tongue bending or breaking. Safe travels .
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Old 03-04-2016, 02:14 PM   #15
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Anyone use a ladder rack for bikes?

Looks like my bike will have to go on the ladder rack, has anyone had any problems with weight on the ladder? It shouldn't be more than 45 lbs total.
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Old 03-04-2016, 11:07 PM   #16
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May try this

HF has a smaller aluminum cargo carrier that will work if I turn the tricycle front wheel sideways and have the rear axle laying on top of the basket. I would need to buy a 4" riser to get it up as it would surely scrape going up and down driveways.
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Old 03-06-2016, 12:40 AM   #17
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you should be able to fit the trike on a four bike rack with room for your bike as well. lifting it up onto the rack might be a problem depending on physical ability.
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Old 03-06-2016, 01:23 AM   #18
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$179.99 at HF.
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Old 03-06-2016, 01:34 AM   #19
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Found this one and it would be perfect. BUT when I called manufacturer, they said NOT for RVs because overhang. It must be 72" or less otherwise there is too much stress especially on the fold-up models. I have 96" of overhang.
Perhaps I could add 2 bolt-on receivers in bottom photo on the bumper and add 2" by 2" metal tubes to the basket for more support and stability????

Caper, I saw that at HF and manual says not to exceed 55 mph with carrier attached.
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Old 03-31-2016, 01:25 AM   #20
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Received the cargo basket today, not the one in the photo NO bike rack or folding. Ran by HF for a hitch riser. They were out of the double and had to get the one with a tongue for a ball. Looks like it will all work for the tricycle. Will have photos tomorrow. But will have to exchange the hitch riser as they welded the top receiver crooked and everything is thrown off. The receivers and 2x2's have some sway and I will need to pickup 2 hitch tighteners,
Now what to do about my bike. Has anyone used a ladder mount for their bikes on a Forester or Sunseeker? I had no trouble with my Winnebago Minnie mounting 2 bikes on it for 2 trips to Yosemite. But this is no Winnebago.
I have considered a bumper mount Bike rack which I can squeeze one bike in maybe??? I would have to modify it and remove the second bike tray.
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