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Old 01-14-2015, 02:45 PM   #31
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Old 01-14-2015, 02:47 PM   #32
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Old 01-14-2015, 02:49 PM   #33
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Lol I'd most likely be @ the forefront of that conversation!
I honestly do not see a problem doing what you want for non travel but I don't see any reason one or even two Hondas "solidly" mounted would affect anything.
IMO of course.
Shhhhhh....don't tell anyone, but I mounted something on the back and here's what I came up with after consulting about my idea with Turbs last year. Those locks are pretty neat...but whew pricey. I use the biggest bike cable and pad lock that I could find. I don't do Wallyworld camping that much anyway. Check out my solution. It was not 100% finished when I took this pic. I've made 2 trips so far and it works great. I've even mounted two bike fork holders and can pull off the gennies and haul bikes instead. I designed it with 2 key objectives 1) as close as possible to the back wall so all the weight is on the frame rails with no cantilever action and 2) everything is tied down with absolutely no movement. Forest River Forums - kerrlakelover's Album: Mods to 2010 Sandpiper 345RET - Picture
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Old 01-14-2015, 02:54 PM   #34
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Shhhhhh....don't tell anyone, but I mounted something on the back and here's what I came up with after consulting about my idea with Turbs last year. Those locks are pretty neat...but whew pricey. I use the biggest bike cable and pad lock that I could find. I don't do Wallyworld camping that much anyway. Check out my solution. It was not 100% finished when I took this pic. I've made 2 trips so far and it works great. I've even mounted two bike fork holders and can pull off the gennies and haul bikes instead. I designed it with 2 key objectives 1) as close as possible to the back wall so all the weight is on the frame rails with no cantilever action and 2) everything is tied down with absolutely no movement. Forest River Forums - kerrlakelover's Album: Mods to 2010 Sandpiper 345RET - Picture
Your idea and since design passed my inspection! Lol
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Shhhhhh....don't tell anyone, but I mounted something on the back and here's what I came up with after consulting about my idea with Turbs last year. Those locks are pretty neat...but whew pricey. I use the biggest bike cable and pad lock that I could find. I don't do Wallyworld camping that much anyway. Check out my solution. It was not 100% finished when I took this pic. I've made 2 trips so far and it works great. I've even mounted two bike fork holders and can pull off the gennies and haul bikes instead. I designed it with 2 key objectives 1) as close as possible to the back wall so all the weight is on the frame rails with no cantilever action and 2) everything is tied down with absolutely no movement. Forest River Forums - kerrlakelover's Album: Mods to 2010 Sandpiper 345RET - Picture
They are quite pricey, chances are I'll get the metal brake out and make my own.
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One of my friends fashioned a vented metal lock box for his on the rear of his trailer. If you have a rear bike rack this would be easy to do.
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Lol I'd most likely be @ the forefront of that conversation!
I honestly do not see a problem doing what you want for non travel but I don't see any reason one or even two Hondas "solidly" mounted would affect anything.
IMO of course.
While on the subject of "Bike Disasters"

I wonder if there is a way to mount a sturdy Bike rack on the back of a 5er (I know wildcat has one as a option...so there has to be a way LOL)

I don't want "just a bike rack" however. We will never have a toyhauler, so having a golf cart at a big rally like Goshen is not in the cards for us.

However...

When we lived in Germany, electric assisted bikes were *very* popular. The batteries and transmission add @ 25-ish pounds to the bike so let's say combined weight of both bikes is 75LBS for arguments sake.

Doable with a frame weld?

Now back to Genny issues...anyone thought of modding their front basement to hold a generator? My concern would be noise - it is right under the bed after all LOL (or this is a good reason to get a front LR setup )
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Your idea and since design passed my inspection! Lol
Hey Turbs, anyone who creates a boat hauler on the back/on top of a Hummer, I trust their opinion on just about anything metal. HAHAHA...stay warm out there buddy.
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They are quite pricey, chances are I'll get the metal brake out and make my own.
Totally agree on the pricey. Too pricey for me. I'll just keep the heavy duty security cable, park in well lit secure areas, and "let" my wife sleep on the ground under the rear of the FW right next to them.
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