Towball cycle rack

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  1. gordoncbrown

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    thinking of getting bikes. Motorhome has a towbar and towball fitted so probably easiest to fit a towball cycle rack. Anyone got one and any reccomendations. TIA
     
  2. irnbru

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    We have one but don't think its ideal for the electric fold up bikes. They don't seem to fit properly.
     
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    We have the - Atera Strada Sport M Ebike Rack. Lightwaight, find it easy to put on and take off. Only used it couple of times with 2 mountain bikes (not Ebikes). Getting our new Ebikes on Saturday.
     
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    We have a Witter ZX88 which costs about £100 which I have used on my car but don't have a tow bar on the MH. You need to have a way of locking the bikes and holding them down onto the tow bar bracket as the vertical pole can be lifted off otherwise and the bikes nicked if you leave enough vertical slack. Chain or cable locking the bikes to the tow bar would be best if possible. You would probably need a lighting board and extra number plate as the MH number plate would be obscured but presumably you have towing electrics so can achieve this.
     
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    Have a Thule and two electric bikes.. easy to use and no strain on the rear wall..
    It works for me :)
     
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    I have a BAKRAK with 2 cycle holders bolted on. Takes 100kg I think so enough for the 2 ebikes we carry. Cheapest & best way I've found.
     
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    We also have an Altea Strada to carry our 2 electric bikes, no problems whatsoever, yet!
     
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    Another vote for the Thule.. had a three bike model on the RV

    well made bit of kit.. as you would expect from Thule..
     
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    Also have the Thule and recommend,, easy to fit,, locks onto tow ball and arms lock bikes onto it. Do not have e-bikes but takes 2 mountain bikes easily.
     
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    We have Thule 2 electric bike model that works fine. It's a bit deeper to allow for electric bikes. It's very substantial and weighs about 20kg so a bit of a lump to move around. There is a very good locking arrangement on it.
     
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