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Old 03-19-2014, 12:00 AM   #1
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Bike-rack suggestions.

We have a 2013 Silverback 29RE and are looking for bike-rack suggestions? We will be carrying 2 bikes. Looking for rack manufactures/welding suggestion. Anyone consider racks on the roof of the tow vehicle? Thanks for your time.
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Old 03-19-2014, 12:17 AM   #2
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A few options on this thread...

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Old 03-19-2014, 11:22 AM   #3
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I used a Hollywood fold up for recumbents on the back of my 36CKTS but I had the
2" receiver that has been discontinued.
I also welded a shim to the top of bar to eliminate bounce and used an
anti rattle locking pin. With the bikes off, it doubles as a great towel drying rack.
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Old 03-19-2014, 11:29 AM   #4
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We have a 2013 Silverback 29RE and are looking for bike-rack suggestions? We will be carrying 2 bikes. Looking for rack manufactures/welding suggestion. Anyone consider racks on the roof of the tow vehicle? Thanks for your time.

A roof rack is probably your best bet. I use a Yakima system, but over the truck bed instead of the roof.

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Old 03-19-2014, 11:33 PM   #5
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We use a swagman works great

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Old 03-21-2014, 09:47 AM   #6
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We see several folks out there attaching the bikes to their ladder, any thoughts regarding this?
Right now the best option for our fifth wheel setup seems to be on the roof of our Ram.
Thank you!
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We see several folks out there attaching the bikes to their ladder, any thoughts regarding this?
My thoughts are that are that something will break eventually.
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Old 03-21-2014, 11:27 AM   #8
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My thoughts are that are that something will break eventually.
X2. I really don't like the idea (though I'm sure folks have done it for thousands of miles).
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Old 03-21-2014, 11:36 AM   #9
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Anything on the ladder or rear bumper other than the spare tire voids the warranty of our 8289. That being said the roof rack for the TV is the best option
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I have a Yakima rack on the roof of the truck, it has served me well for some time now. I have no plans to change from this setup.
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