Bike Rack

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  1. Lord Mac

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    I feel a bit daft for posting this but here goes. I have a Fiamma bike rack that holds 4 bikes, but for the life of me I cannot figure out how to secure them. I can do the lowerr straps around the wheels, it is the one around the frame that is defeating me....help.
     
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    my 3 bike rack has arms all various lengths and fit over the bars of the bikes, ladies bikes I put the arms on the sides rather than the top, cant see how you can hold them in place without them !!!
     
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    You need some of these with different lengths.

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    I cannot secure them that is the point. How do I thread the straps through the brackets on the top?
     
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    I can never get my blockers to work properly so i just use bungee cords I find them more secure and can get the bikes closer to the rack with them that said I only carry 2 bikes and I turn the handlebars sideways
     
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    Without a picture it is difficult to know what the problem is, but in my experience it can be difficult with bikes with a strongly sloping top tub, bikes with very large diameter top tubes and bikes without a top tube, such as some folding bikes. You can usually cobble something up, such as clamping onto seat tubes but with 4 bikes I suspect it could hard to reach the bits you need to on the outer bikes.
     
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    Im interested to read the replies as we haven't tried our rack yet. Are you talking about the one that goes on the back of MH or on towbar?
     
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    4 bikes on a rack - that must extend of the back of the MH a lot an increase the rear axle weight no end! Check that you are not overloaded!
     
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