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Old 01-21-2015, 07:03 PM   #1
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Bike Hitch Rack

Which rack do you recommend for no bounce, secure tie down, for 6 bikes?
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Old 01-21-2015, 07:33 PM   #2
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Mine is a 4 bike and I always strap all the wheels to each other. Never had a bounce, as they have Velcro straps around the frame of the bikes. Good luck!
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Old 01-21-2015, 07:40 PM   #3
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never seen one more than 4 bikes. Maybe you can secure a couple smaller bikes inside
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Old 01-21-2015, 08:01 PM   #4
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im told the ladder is the wrong place to hang bikes even though bike carriers are sold for that pourpose at loused some bolts and loosened others in the ladder
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Old 01-21-2015, 08:09 PM   #5
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I would only use hitch attached safe and sound
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Old 01-21-2015, 08:29 PM   #6
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I know all the don'ts and I titled this bike HITCH rack. Do you have one you like and recommend even if it's only a 4? Are some better than others? I want something very secure.
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Old 01-21-2015, 08:46 PM   #7
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6 bike racks do exist, but you are not likely to find anyone with any real life experience with them as they are relatively new to market and quite rare. As for 4 bike racks, my preference is with the "platform" style racks...easier to load, less movement while on the road, but more expensive than the hanging style racks.

A few of the better ones are (in no particular order)...
Thule T2
Kuat NV
Saris CycleOn Pro
Yakima HoldUp
1UpUSA
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Here's a few 6 bike versions (I know NOTHING of their quality/performance)...

North Shore Racks
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Truckee 6 Bike Rack by Hitch Rider Racks
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Thank you!
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Old 01-21-2015, 08:54 PM   #10
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Some of those look scary, the last link is interesting. Thank you for those.
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