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Old 01-09-2015, 09:30 PM   #1
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cargo/bike rack on sabre 33ckts

just purchased a 2014 sabre 33ckts 5er and have a question in regards to the bike rack. how do you keep 2 or more bikes upright and stable. in the pdi today i didnt look at it that close but their is only one bar at the front of the rack. What secures the bikes from moving or bouncing around? im thinking bungee cords would't hold them securely in place. Any thoughts or advice on what some people have done?



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Old 01-09-2015, 11:04 PM   #2
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On mine, I used the vertical post to strap the bikes against. I know others on here had too expensive of bikes to trust that method, but it worked great for us. We fit two 26" mountain bikes and two 16" kids bikes on it with space left over. I used up to four bungees and always used one ratchet strap so I knew they wouldn't come loose. Worked for us, but I don't have any pics unfortunately.

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Old 01-10-2015, 07:15 AM   #3
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Rubber bungee straps to hold in place the bike tires to the rack and also a long rubber bungee from the post around the frames of the bikes. Also installed foam protectors between the bikes so the paint does not rub off while traveling
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Old 01-10-2015, 01:30 PM   #4
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We use "ratchet straps" and pieces of foam pipe insulation between the bikes where they rub together. Have only carried bikes a few times...but it worked very well.
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Old 02-05-2015, 11:24 AM   #5
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We had two more bars and brackets made - one for each bike as we carry 3. (copied existing bar/bracket - brackets were made to bolt on. We spaced the bikes out on alternative slots. If you want more info/pictures let us know.
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Old 02-05-2015, 12:16 PM   #6
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I just removed the one on my new if anyone would like to have one I'll cut you a good deal.

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Old 02-09-2015, 09:29 PM   #7
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bungee cords and ratchet straps ... enjoy your Sabre as much as we love ours ... heading to Sask in 7 wks
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Old 02-09-2015, 09:51 PM   #8
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I use bungee cords around the tire rims and the bottom channels in the bike rack. Then I use more bungee cords around the bike frames and back to the upright post. We haul two adult bikes and have hauled them numerous times without issue. As far as Florida and back to Missouri.

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Old 02-09-2015, 11:11 PM   #9
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