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Old 06-12-2012, 07:32 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Canuck_Doug View Post
I recently added an Arvika A frame mounted carrier and posted Arvika tongue mount bike rack here in the Roo section. Check it out.
very difficult to find dealers in the U.S. and it's a very expensive setup.

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Old 06-12-2012, 08:11 PM   #12
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Here's a link to one of my earlier posts on the subject, including what we do to carry the bikes inside, along with a link to the rack that we use.

Transport bike inside Roo19?


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Old 06-12-2012, 08:14 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by bikendan View Post
very difficult to find dealers in the U.S. and it's a very expensive setup.
You are right - expensive, but it's a specialty product, low sales volume, it explains the price.

When you think about it, look at all bike racks from Yakima, Thule, etc. They are all very expensive, be it for skis, kayaks, snowboards and bicycles....

I made my own. If you are like me, with a friend who's good with metal, you can make it too. Could easily be adapted for 4 bikes.

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Old 06-13-2012, 05:56 PM   #14
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this is the bike mod, i just completed. With the current set up, i can carry six bikes. i ended up cutting off the stock bumper and reinstalled with a 4" x 2" tubing. I prefer the set up in the front as im able to see the bikes while in transit. the entire mod cost me $500 plus the cost of the bike racks (which i already owned)
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Old 06-26-2012, 06:15 PM   #15
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We carried 4 bikes on the bumper of our 2007 Roo and that lasted about 4 years. After last years vacation, my son noticed that the welds were all cracked on our rear bumper. Can't find a decent trustworthy welder right now so this trip, we're just removing wheels and storing bikes in the back of our tow vehicle.

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