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Expert Answers about Itasca Hitch Bike Racks


  • Bike Rack for E-Bikes With Fenders & Step-Through Frame on Motorhome
  • So since you are carrying your bikes on a motorhome, you will need a bike rack approved for use by the manufacturer on the back of a motorhome due to it being a rougher, bouncier ride. We do have one bike rack that is approved for use on a motorhome, can carry your 55 lb e-bikes, and is compatible with bikes that have fenders and a step-through frame, the Swagman Current 2-Bike Rack # S64678. This is a frame-mounted bike rack, so because you have a step-through frame you will also...
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  • 2-Bike Rack for 2008 Itasca Navion Motorhome With Spare Tire
  • You're right that you are probably not going to be able to use a bike rack well with a hitch extender on your vehicle. However, you can take a quick measurement to find the minimum clearance that you'll need to use a bike rack without a hitch extender. To find your minimum clearance, you'll measure from the center of the hitch pin hole to the furthest part of your spare tire cover. From the picture you shared, it looks like using a yardstick or other long, flat object will be helpful...
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  • Using a Trailer Hitch Mounted Bike Rack on a Towed 2006 Honda CR-V
  • Thule outright does not want their racks behind an RV or on a towed vehicle. This is because on an RV, the amount of sway and motion behind the rear axle on an RV is more significant than it is on a passenger vehicle.This is due to the greater distance between the axle and hitch. Some racks are rated to be used on the back of an RV because they're designed to handle the increased stress and are considered RV rated, however, most racks are approved to be used on a flat tow vehicle like your...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for 75 Electric Bike
  • For a bike rack that is designed for the heavier electric bikes we only have one option that can carry up to a 75 lb bike. It is the Hollywood Racks # HLY84FR. It does not have a ramp though. The other rack we offer for E-bikes that does have a ramp is part # TH903202 but it has a 65 lb weight limit so you would need to reduce the weight of the heavier bike to use it.
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