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Bike Rack Similar to Swagman Chinook that Is Rated for Use at Rear of Travel Trailer

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Why do you not show this item suitable to fit on the hitch of a travel trailer - the back end of my Outdoors RV Blackstone travel trailer is no different than the back of a motorhome, weight limit on hitch is 250lb

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At the rear of a travel trailer is much rougher than at the rear of a passenger vehicle this is due to fact trailers don't have nearly as sophisticated suspension as vehicle and because of the much longer distance between the rear axle of the trailer and the rear of the trailer which basically exaggerates the shock and movement due to the increased leverage. So because of this bike racks need to be reinforced to a much greater degree to be used at the rear of a travel trailer.

So Swagman actually has a similar bike rack to the Chinook available that was rated for use at rear of travel trailer with the E-Spec part # S94FR which would work great for you.

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