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zhenya 02-06-2014 11:38 AM

Bikes
 
Occasionally my wife and I go bicycle riding, do I need to install a trailer hitch, or will 2 mountain bikes fit inside? Also, if they do fit inside, is there a way to secure them?

LTrainGC 02-06-2014 11:50 AM

Re: Bikes
 
I am able to fit two bikes 26" mountain bikes in the cargo area with the rear seats laid down. Stupidly, I don't secure them, but I'm sure you could figure out a way to strap them down to something.

zhenya 02-06-2014 12:07 PM

Re: Bikes
 
No damage to them so far?

LTrainGC 02-06-2014 12:10 PM

Re: Bikes
 
No damage to the bikes or Jeep - I try to be as careful as possible putting them in and taking them out.

SRT ROB 02-06-2014 12:21 PM

Re: Bikes
 
My bro carries both our 26" bikes in his (don't want muck in mine), we just put a thick blanket in between them, no damage to bikes or Jeep. We thought about a hitch mount but the scum round here can see what bike you've got and follow you home from the trails and steal your bike at night, don't know whether this is a problem where you are but it's something to consider.

jwall04 02-23-2014 05:17 PM

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Just got this. Works great!

http://www.amazon.com/Yakima-Double-...a+2+bike+hitch


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somedaycts 02-23-2014 10:51 PM

Re: Bikes
 
I've put two bikes into the back of a Pontiac Sunfire before. I would expect you could stack 4 in the back of the Jeep. If you're concerned about dirt, get a hitch carrier.

racer-xerols 02-23-2014 11:42 PM

Re: Bikes
 
Thule racks?

berk483 02-25-2014 04:33 PM

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I do love my 1upUSA rack.

beebo401 02-25-2014 06:25 PM

Berk how much was that hitch rack, looks perfect for my Gary fisher/trek hifi deluxe 29er. My buddy just picked up that Santa Cruz frame, hopefully we finished setting it up before spring! Chive on!

berk483 02-25-2014 06:37 PM

Sweet man! The single rack I think was $300. A bit on the pricey side but the quality is superb. You can add two more single trays to the one I have for a total of three bikes or they have a HD one that starts as a two tray and you can add two more for four bikes.
I like the single because I can leave it on all season and it stays nice and low key on the back. I only carry two bikes on occasion so my second tray is normally collecting dust but it's nice to have.

Chive on brother!


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