towbar bike racks

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  1. buzzard

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    Hi everyone, am thinking of getting a bike rack that will fit onto the towbar of my autocruise stardream.can anyone recommend a particular make?
    thanking you all in advance, Buzzard
     
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  2. Vic

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    Buzzard,

    What year is your Stardream?

    Vic
     
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    Hi we have a towball bike rack made by Thule.

    It does exactly what is says on the tin. We switched to a towball rack after our bike rack collapsed whilst in France in our Adria a few years back.

    In my opinion, a nice safe way to carry your bike without having to life it chest height and above to put it on the Van.
     
  4. Vic

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    Are you looking for a motorcycle rack or a pedal cycle rack?
     
  5. buzzard

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    Hi Vic, it's a 2005 model:Smile:
     
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    Hi Buzzard Ive got a 2bike towball fitted bike rack by thule its a doddle to get the bikes on and off, with built in lightboard I did not want any holes in back of van so this was perfect :BigGrin:
     
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    Hi Vic it's a 2005 and looking for ped cycle
     
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    Hi,Buzzard i have a tow ball mounted bike rack for two bikes for sale,i dont know what area you live in so may not be of use to you.
     
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    hi buzzard. i also have a stardream and im thinking along the same lines to fit a towball rack,problem is,i have all the electrics with the plug etc in place but the towball has been removed...any idea how much it costs to fit a new towball bracket?:Smile::Smile:
     
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    [/HI] I too have been considering one of these. So how easy is it to fix to towball what i mean is it heavy or easily managed by the fairer sex or people of more mature years than yourself hagnap .
     
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    I have a Thule four bike carrier for the towball and it is easy to put on, its not that heavy at all and once fixed it stays there.:thumb:
     
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    Bike rack

    I have a rack made by Thule and it is really good. I also bought a large bag to go with it for use when not carrying bikes and that too is very good. No strain when fitting bikes or bag.
     
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