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Old 08-19-2012, 08:51 PM   #1
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rear mount bicycle racks on a pop-up

Anyone mountain bike????
Looking for ideas for rear mounted bicycle racks for our Pop-up.

I bought a hitch reciever adapter to mount on the camper bumper but, my spare tire is directly in the middle of the bumper.
Looking for ideas before I yank the spare tire mount off and do some cutting or welding on this bumper.....
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Old 08-19-2012, 09:34 PM   #2
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Anyone mountain bike????
Looking for ideas for rear mounted bicycle racks for our Pop-up.

I bought a hitch reciever adapter to mount on the camper bumper but, my spare tire is directly in the middle of the bumper.
Looking for ideas before I yank the spare tire mount off and do some cutting or welding on this bumper.....
On most popups neither the bumper nor the frame are strong enough for mounting a hitch and racks
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Old 08-19-2012, 09:41 PM   #3
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I did this myself with our old camper. NEVER AGAIN! The weight behind the rear tires was just enough to make the camper sway at any speed over 55 mph. I was pulling it with a full size Chevrolet Suburban. If you do add it you will need to add more weight to the tongue to make up for the difference you add to the back of the trailer.
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Old 08-19-2012, 09:53 PM   #4
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Anyone mountain bike????
Looking for ideas for rear mounted bicycle racks for our Pop-up.

I bought a hitch reciever adapter to mount on the camper bumper but, my spare tire is directly in the middle of the bumper.
Looking for ideas before I yank the spare tire mount off and do some cutting or welding on this bumper.....
Here is a link to a picture with the trailer hitch attached. If you look at the rear bumper you can maybe make out how I attached the trailer hitch.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/66667533@N05/7820041154/

We had to take the tire off if we used the hitch for the bikes.
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