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Old 01-02-2017, 06:54 AM   #1
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Bike rack options for a toy hauler

Bought a toy hauler for my toys, but the garage is now full. Looking for options to mount 2 bikes on the exterior without making a lot of work to remove and be able to open toy hauler door. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Old 01-02-2017, 08:51 AM   #2
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You may consider a bike rack on the tow vehicle. I've seen custom racks on the roof that worked well. Good luck.
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If it is a bumper pull, you may have room over your LPG tanks to mount bicycles. Any chance you still have room the the toy hauler where you could hang the bikes off the ceiling or walls?
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It is a fifth wheel & not much room to hang, I have a suspended bed retracted to the ceiling.
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Could the bikes be hung off the bed? What else takes up space in the garage?
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Have seen some racks built onto the pin box?
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Don't have pics anymore but you can find them on the internet. We mounted a receiver on top the hitch box when we had a fifth wheel, then used a bike rack. It worked great. Very easy fix. Didn't interfere at all with turning and bike were very solid being mounted on the hitch instead of bouncing around on the back. Here's a sample: Adding a 2" receiver to the King Pin on a Fifth Wheel
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You can install a receiver hitch on the front of your truck and use a standard bike rack. Im getting one for my 2016 Ram to put a goal post on to carry a couple kayaks over the roof and hood.
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Have seen some racks built onto the pin box?
Thanks for the idea, I have a short bed truck, so I will need to do some measuring.
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Could the bikes be hung off the bed? What else takes up space in the garage?
Hanging off one side of the bed might be an option. I currently have a Gold Wing taking up half of the garage, a washer & dryer, storage cabinets & an entrance door on the other side. Of course I have shelving up all the way around above doors for more storage. But between the wing and the cabinets I might be able to hang off the bed. Thanks.
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