Towball fitting bike racks

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  1. spindrifter

    spindrifter Read Only Funster

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    Hi All
    I would appreciate any thoughts or feedback on towball fitting bike racks - any make but especially Thule.
    Thanks
    David .....Spindrifter :Smile:
     
  2. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Brilliant .. I have the Thule .. :thumb:

    Easy to load due to the height and no chance of ripping the back of the van off, as can happen with a Fiamma , ( just ask haggars :Laughing:)

    and it is for sale as it's no longer required. It's in Fun classifieds ..

    jim
     
  3. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    I like these Thule ones and on the list if I change from a van with a garage. main thing is (we have expensive e bikes) you can use a heavy weight chain and padlock through the towbar frame making them a lot more secure then the normal fiamma style rack. also no heavy lifting......I may even get one for the car when I change it
     
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    I agree

    Very easy to fit and remove and I made up another tow ball so as to be able to tow as well saves putting the bikes on a roof rack or rear carrier of the toad :thumb::thumb:

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    You won't be dissapointed with the purchase of a thule. Mine is so much better, safer, and easier to use than a fiamma bike rack. after all no drilling in to the back of the van and as said risk of it falling off (it happens trust me:cry:)

    In future I would pay the money for a tow bar and a towball mounted rack. when you compare it to the purchase of a fiamma and the fitting it's not much dearer and you can always to a toad or trailer as well:thumb:
     
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    Thule every time:thumb: Brilliant and easy to use:thumb:
     
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