Tranny cycle rack

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  1. splash2

    splash2 Read Only Funster

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    Hi All,

    I need to find a 2-bike cycle rack to fit the rear door on one of these

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    but I don't want to drill any holes. Can anyone recommend something suitable?

    TIA

    Adrian
     
  2. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    My solution would be a tow bar ball mounted rack such as this one from Thule..

    The Euroway..

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    I had one on my RV and it was superb.. but if you require the rear doors to open full it may not be suitable but as you can see it folds backwards with the bikes attached so some access would be possible..

    It is also nice and low so makes lifting the bikes on and off an easy task , it also removes quickly and easily for storage..
     
  3. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

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    Hi Adrian,

    We do bike racks for transits, but your van has to be drilled due to height of door and windows.

    Lovely van by the way, very smart!

    Peter
     
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    Wow! Fast response guys - thanks. Plenty to think about there.
     
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    Is that a big rust patch above the nearside tail light?

    Fiamma did our tranny bike rack - but JC above will be better to advise
     
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    Yes - that's rust - but it's not my van. Just a picture I found on t'interweb ::bigsmile:

    Did you have holes drilled to fit yours?
     
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    When I saw the threads title !![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    Regards Pat
     
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    Rust

    It's not rust it's a decal I have one on my globecar 635 I thought it was some sort of road duty mine is marked with the year 2012 on a fiat van by the way I have a Thule cycle carrier on a tow bar has to be removed to open the doors I don't see it as a big problem.
     
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    would the hook and strap on types for hatchback cars be suitable??
    ok i know they're not as secure but you wouldn't need holes to fit em
     
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    All this talk of Trannies and strap-ons I'm starting to question why I read these posts?.......:ROFLMAO:
     
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    This is mine, Fiamma 2 bike rack, bought from John's Cross Motorhomes
     

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    Not getting into sexist discussions how a person dresses is up to them:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Be careful of these type as I've read that some of them had to be recalled in the past as they weren't strong enough/collapsed. If you want a similar type go for the one where the uprights slots into a fixed plate that is permanently attached to the van at the rear of the towball itself (which remains in place at all times).
     
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