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Old 08-11-2016, 02:11 PM   #1
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Question regarding the 1 1/4 inch bike hitch

What kind of bike carrier do you use for this size hitch? Looking for stability of course, any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks!


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Old 08-11-2016, 02:19 PM   #2
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This is the one I have and am very happy with it. Fits both 1 1/4 and 2"

https://www.amazon.com/Swagman-Cross...gman+bike+rack

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Old 08-11-2016, 02:31 PM   #3
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Thanks for the suggestion, will keep it in mind for sure. I will have to see what my bike weighs but I believe its more than 35lbs and it says 2 35lbs bikes, I do carry 2 so will have to check the weights out. Don't want to overload it.
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My hitch on my CC says 50lbs


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Old 08-11-2016, 03:05 PM   #5
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How realistic is it that two bikes are less than 50lbs? So that hitch receiver says max weight is 50lbs? Thats nothing! UGH!
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Old 08-11-2016, 03:25 PM   #6
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How realistic is it that two bikes are less than 50lbs? So that hitch receiver says max weight is 50lbs? Thats nothing! UGH!
Unless you've got 2 ultralight and expensive road bikes, no way will 2 adult bikes weigh less than 50lbs.
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Exactly so how realistic is it then? Its considered a one bike hitch? LOL
Kind of rediculous to install a hitch receiver that can only carry 50lbs?
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I looked at the CC hitch and took some pictures. I then went to a local welder and had mine built. I can stand on mine and jump up and down and nothing moves but the frame.
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Spock123 are you sure that receiver hitch can only support 50lbs? That just does not seem right, does anyone else know for sure? Maybe 150lbs? At 50lbs whats the point?
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Spock123 are you sure that receiver hitch can only support 50lbs? That just does not seem right, does anyone else know for sure? Maybe 150lbs? At 50lbs whats the point?


I always thought the 1.25 could do 350 #'s, and the 2" 500#'s
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