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  • Recommended Hitch Mounted Bike Rack for Surly Big Dummy Cargo Bike
  • I read up on the Surly Big Dummy, and found that the wheelbase is up to 58 inches for the large model, which would be accommodated by a regular sized platform bike rack like the Hollywood Racks # HR1450Z. However, if you were planning on carrying more than one bike, you'd need the extra width clearance offered by a recumbent rack such as the # HR1450Z-R and the # HR1000Z-R you'd mentioned. Both racks can handle wheelbases up to 74 inches, so either would easily handle your bike from...
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  • Recommended Hitch Mount Bike Rack for 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara
  • For a 2 bike carrier to fit the rear of your 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara I recommend the Swagman Titan 2 Bike Rack for 1-1/4 inch and 2 inch Hitches, Tilting # S63400. This bike rack offers 11-1/4 inches of clearance from the center of the hitch pin hole to the foot of the carrier, and has 14-1/2 inches of clearance from the center of the hitch pin hole to the back of the upright bar. This rack features anti-sway cradles to help prevent bike-to-bike contact during travel. Also included...
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  • How to Determine if the Thule Hitching Post Pro part # TH934XTR will fit a 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara
  • To determine if the Thule Hitching Post Pro part # TH934XTR would fit your 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara you would need to just take one measurement. You would need to measure from the center of the hitch pin hole out to the furthest point out on the rear bumper. If that distance is less than 13-1/2 inches the bike rack would fit and clear the spare. I attached a review video for this rack for you to check out as well.
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  • Will Thule Hitching Post Clear Spare Tire on a 2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara
  • To be certain the Thule Hitching Post Pro Bike Rack # TH934XTR will clear the spare tire of your 2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara you do a quick measurement. You need at least 13-1/2 inches from the hitch pin hole to the furthest of your spare tire to have enough clearance. That's how much space the Hitching Post Pro has between its hitch pin hole and to the upright.
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  • Will Swagman 2 Bike Carrier, # S64650, Fit On 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara With Spare Tire On Rear Door
  • The Swagman 2-Bike Rack, # S64650, has a measurement of 10-1/2 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the closest part of the bike rack which is the wheel mount. You will need to measure on your 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara to see if the bike rack will clear your spare tire. If you take a yardstick and hold it against the spare tire, straight up and down, and take the measurement from the center of your hitch pin hole on your hitch to the yardstick. If that measurement is less than...
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  • Will Swagman XC 2-Bike Rack Clear Spare Tire on 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara
  • To determine if the Swagman XC-2 bike rack # S64650 will clear the spare tire on your 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara you will need to take one important measurement. Measure from the center of the hitch pin hole straight back to the distance needed to clear the spare tire. If that distance is less than 10-1/2 inches the rack will fit. I have included a link to an article that explains how to take the measurement.
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  • Will Kuat Beta Bike Rack # B202-114 Fit On a 2012 Suzuki SX4 Crossover
  • The Kuat Beta Bike Rack, part # B202-114, is designed for a Class I and Class II 1-1/4 Inch hitch. To be able to use this Kuat bike rack on a 2 inch hitch you will need to purchase the Kuat Bike Rack Shank Adapter, part # D101. This adapter will bolt onto the shank of the Beta bike rack. It is not included with the Kuat Beta bike rack. On a 2012 Suzuki SX4 Crossover, I only show the Class I 1-1/4 Inch hitch as a fit, so this Kuat Beta bike rack will install onto your hitch without the...
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  • Will the Thule Helium 2 Bike Trailer Hitch Mount Bike Rack Fit a Class I Hitch on a 2012 Suzuki SX4
  • I spoke with my contact at Thule and she stated that the Helium, # TH9042PRO, will fit in a Class I trailer hitch. The original design of the Helium restricted it to Class II hitches but updated versions have been redesigned to replace that model. You will also want to measure from the center of the hitch pin hole on the Suzuki out to the distance required to clear the rear of the vehicle. If it is less than 8 inches, the rack will fit. If you will be carrying womens, childrens, or alternative...
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