Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > iRV2.com General Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-31-2014, 11:27 AM   #1
Senior Member
seb1899's Avatar
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Cary, NC
Posts: 158
Bike Rack on Class C

Thanks to knowledgeable people here I am able to tranport my bike and the wife's trike when we leave for Florida on Friday.

My first concern was getting a front receiver hitch so I could launch a boat and keep my rear wheels dry and maybe use it for my spare but I have the spare on the back receiver and have a ball to tow the boat (that I have not bought yet but hope to find a Gheenoe while in Florida the next 3 months).

So I followed everyones advice and got the front receiver installed and then I bought the recommended 4 place rack by Allen for a 2" receiver and the Allen cross bar adaptor. Voila! I am ready to go.

Here is the trike in question:

My front receiver hitch:

Spare tire mounted in the rear receiver:

and the two bikes-my conventional and my wife's trike:

and the Allen 2" receiver rack that does not wobble:

The help on this forum made it all possible

Thanks again

Shirley, Steve & Myers (Choc lab)
Cary, NC
2014 Tioga Montera 25K Ford Super Duty 450 V 10 Acme Tow Dolly & Volkswagen EOS
seb1899 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 12-31-2014, 01:15 PM   #2
Senior Member
jacwjames's Avatar
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 4,834
Looks Good

I did about the same thing when I had a Class C. I was fortunate to have some clout and was able to take my rig into the maintenance shop at work and the foreman welded on a heavy rectangular tube between the main rails of the chassis. I also had my make me a super heavy duty carrier.

We needed the rack for my wife to carry her dog X-Pens, which weight a lot more then your bike. It also doubled for a bike when necessary and I could put a hitch in the front to launch my boat. Worked Great.

Sold the Class C and bought a Class A. I took the heavy duty carrier and modified it so I can carry a fully mounted spare tire and X-Pens. I built a hitch one the back of my coach so that I can use the carrier and still pull my Jeep.

RV'ers can be creative when needed.
Jim J
2002 Monaco Windsor 38 PKD
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee w/5.7 Hemi
jacwjames is offline   Reply With Quote

class c

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bike Rack with Tow Car Sunsetranch Entegra Owner's Forum 14 12-29-2014 08:01 PM
How To Mount Women's Bike on Hitch Bike Rack wfcentral iRV2.com General Discussion 10 12-01-2014 11:26 AM
Adding a bike rack to my trailer Tpyke Just Conversation 3 08-07-2014 05:38 PM
Bike Rack on Class A towing bpickens Class A Motorhome Discussions 4 07-27-2014 10:59 AM
Bike Rack on View w/ spare tire Whkorson Sprinter Chassis Forum 4 07-07-2014 10:55 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:37 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.