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Old 11-23-11, 03:01 PM   #136
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Curt hitch is the only prefabbed hitch available. I noticed that it's a class 1 hitch, does anyone have problems with using it with a yakima bike rack? I was looking up bike racks via web and I noticed yakima recommends atleast a class 2.
nope none here. I had a Swagman XT but it was WAY TOO HEAVY DUTY for me. Nothing against the swagman but when your rack weighs more than the bike.. we got issues. lol

Also look into Kuat Alpha and Beta's. The beta holds two bikes and only weighs 11lbs. It also has a built in hitch tightener in the base. I think the Alpha's hold 3. Both come in 1 1/4" and 2" flavors.
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Old 11-11-13, 02:13 PM   #137
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When you guys installed the rack on the roof, how did it do with that chrome trim? Does the clip attaches to it? It looks very flimsy and I don't want to brake it. I need some kind of rack for the skies.
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Need to put my ski rack on the car soon, no pass through is a pain in the ***
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Old 11-13-13, 09:28 AM   #139
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lookie at what i just bought.
still not complete yet. Still need to buy the fairing, but ill see how bad wind noise is first
BTW: i know the front tower isnt bolted on yet. i didnt install the clips yet
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You put the clip over the chrome trim. Is it solid enough?
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sure will hold. I am using clips from a Honda Civic too. Not the correct one but they do the job.
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sure will hold. I am using clips from a Honda Civic too. Not the correct one but they do the job.
Ok, looks convincing . If you can carry those bikes, the skies will be nothing for that chrome trim .. I'll try to post a picture.
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Here is my setup. Roof racks from Craigslist for $60 and Ski racks from my old Subaru .




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Not a bike, something a little different.
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