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Old 05-11-2014, 09:30 AM   #1
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A128 - bicycle rack

I'm sure someone must have asked and answered this but I can't find the thread. I'm wondering the best way to attach a bicycle rack to an A128S popup. I would be traveling with a tandem (which is long and heavy) and/or a regular bicycle. Thanks all..
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Old 05-11-2014, 09:51 AM   #2
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Anything except on the back of pop-up.

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Old 05-11-2014, 01:37 PM   #3
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I got this receiver for my A128S as part of my deal, you could use your own bike rack to it:
http://www.support-rack.com/shop/sr3000/

My bike carrier could carry 4 bikes and I could turn the top assembly 180 degrees so that it is not in the way of my TV rear door opening:
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Old 05-11-2014, 02:00 PM   #4
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Great idea

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The FR stock rack (or equivalent) ProRac Proformance Bike Rack would probably work with your tandem if you took great care to safeguard the bubble window when loading the long bike.

One of the considerations in putting bikes on A Frames is the tongue weight. The trailers already have a TW in excess of 400 lbs, and a few bikes on the tongue could overload the HW on some vehicles. I would look into weight distributing hitch to help balance the load.

AFrames are so tongue heavy that from a balance perspective it would likely be safe to put one bike on the back and maybe two. The problem is the lack of anything to support them without a significant amount of custom welding that would void your warranty. The stock piece of thin sheet metal that is laughingly called a "bumper" is too weak to stand on.
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