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Old 07-31-2015, 03:07 PM   #1
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Bicycle rack for tongue of Jayco Feather X23 Trailer

Since our trailer is so lightweight, we can't put a bike rack on the back. We're wanting to attach it to the tongue. Don't want it on our vehicle. Anyone have advice for us - besides "walk , don't ride"?
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Old 07-31-2015, 08:49 PM   #2
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Put the bikes in the camper if u have the room I wouldn't mount if on the tongue might it ur vehicle


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Old 08-03-2015, 10:34 AM   #3
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Old 08-03-2015, 02:27 PM   #4
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I would put fork mounts on the under side of the dinette seats. Remove the cushions, flip the board over, remove front wheels, mount to fork mounts.

This is what I do and it works very well, plus keeps the bikes out of the elements and hidden from thieves during travel.
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Old 08-04-2015, 07:28 PM   #5
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Thanks all for great advice about bike racks!
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Old 08-05-2015, 12:22 PM   #6
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This is not a direct answer to the question but an alternative. My wife and I have a couple of cheap but serviceable folding bikes just for camping. We fold them up, put them in their carrying bags and throw them in the bed of the truck.

http://www.citizenbike.com/catalog.a...1&product_id=1
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Old 08-05-2015, 12:26 PM   #7
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You can also get one of these and throw them over the tail gate.
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You can also get one of these and throw them over the tail gate.
That thing is so tacky, like when people put plastic slipcovers on furniture or plastic runners on carpet; I'd rather look at a worn tailgate. Or if pressed I'd use an old blanket to protect the gate.

I've seen those things in camouflage, that looks really low rent.
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Old 08-05-2015, 06:40 PM   #9
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I have used the hitch mounted bike racks and they are very stable, and they keep the bikes separated so they don't bang each other and get scratched or damaged.
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Old 08-07-2015, 11:49 AM   #10
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Same here, I use a hitch mounted bike rack on the rear bumper of my trailer.
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That thing is so tacky, like when people put plastic slipcovers on furniture or plastic runners on carpet; I'd rather look at a worn tailgate. Or if pressed I'd use an old blanket to protect the gate.

I've seen those things in camouflage, that looks really low rent.
Well that's one opinion. We only stopped using ours when we bought a new truck and it blocked the backup camera.

Now we either put the bikes inside, on the dinette, on the fork mount mentioned above, or put them in the back of the truck in this rack:

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That rack is nice, good idea.
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Old 10-23-2015, 09:37 PM   #13
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Check out Arvika bike racks. They mount on the front A frame. Very sturdy and secure, I'm not a fan of carrying bikes on the back of the trailer where they are out of site. I've heard too many stories of welds breaking and bikes coming loose.
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