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Old 05-25-2014, 09:09 PM   #1
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Bike Rack for 2014 Georgetowns

Hi, All,

Has anybody bought a bike rack for the back of their Georgetown 2013/2014 models? I have a Georgetown 328, and am in the market. I've seen the kind that go into the tow hitch, but I plan on towing a car eventually, so I don't want to take that route. Thanks!
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Old 05-25-2014, 09:20 PM   #2
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Hi, All,

Has anybody bought a bike rack for the back of their Georgetown 2013/2014 models? I have a Georgetown 328, and am in the market. I've seen the kind that go into the tow hitch, but I plan on towing a car eventually, so I don't want to take that route. Thanks!
This is the bike rack I installed on my rear ladder.
It also is big enough for chairs if needed.

http://www.etrailer.com/RV-and-Motor...on/LA-102.html
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I've often wondered how those would hold up over long distances with the somewhat frail ladder to coach mounts getting constantly cycled. You have a lot of miles on your G'town Iggy...have you had the carrier on there for most of them and about how much weight are the bikes you carry? Any issues? Do you just use bungees to secure the rest of the bikes parts?
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Mine is very strong and had it on my Georgetown probably 18 months but I carry only one 27" bike. I like the rubber straps and how the bars can be moved out of the way when not used.
Also doubles for a folding chair holder.
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Old 05-26-2014, 12:41 PM   #5
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I put my bikes on my toad. Purchased a rack from Camping World. Too expensive to buy a receiver for the coach that will accommodate both a bike rack and your toad. I've tried the ladder racks, but have to be extremely careful that bikes don't rub against each other or the coach. I prefer hauling my recliners on a ladder rack!
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Old 05-27-2014, 08:42 AM   #6
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+2 on the ladder type. I have one of those that mounts on the hitch and while going into a gas station with an angled drive both the bike rack and trailer connector assembly hit the ground. We don't have a Toad yet, but I have a hitch utility rack that I use to carry fire wood and need to put the bikes elsewhere.
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Old 05-27-2014, 07:55 PM   #7
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I have the same unit as Iggy. It is manufactured by Stromberg Carlson. We carry two full sized bikes. They are held in place by the straps that came with the unit as well as bungee and over-sized twist ties. We found the rack easier to use if we turn the handlebars 90 degrees. We need to cushion the pedals so as to not scratch anything, but it has worked well for us.

We found e-trailer to be the least expensive source and their service was also quite good. (On two occasions I have called them to order what I thought I wanted and each time they pointed me to a less expensive product of similar or better quality.)

This is all on a 2014 335.
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Mine is similar to Iggy's--got it at CW about 5yrs ago and transferred it from the TT we used to have.
Carry 2 steel bikes and so far no problems.
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