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Old 07-24-09, 02:25 PM   #31
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sorry i ment would NOT produce as much wind noise, thats why i want a hitch rack.
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Old 07-24-09, 06:19 PM   #32
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im thinkin about buying myself one from yakima... i do alot of bike riding and dont wanna buy a truck haha... but yeah i travel to the bay area a lot to go on their bike trails across the golden gate bridge... anyone got a pic of it.. post them thanks
Hey, so I was out cycling today and I remember seeing a thread about bike racks, so I decided to take some pictures for you. I used to dissassemble my bike and fit it in the car and then reassemble it at the trail. This rack made things easier. The good thing is that I can put it on and take the rack off when I need it.
Here you go! and the bike is my Trek Fuel 70, Great bike!
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Old 07-25-09, 03:43 AM   #33
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Nice! I'd like to see a roof rack on a GS, too.
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Old 07-25-09, 07:59 AM   #34
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why not reply in the original thread? LOL
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I just bought a curt hitch for my gs from the for sale section. I can now put on the 4 bike swagman hitch mount that I just purchased. Once my car is back from getting repaired from a recent hailstorm, ill post some pics.
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Old 07-25-09, 04:58 PM   #36
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Sounds good, do it!
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Old 07-29-09, 11:31 PM   #37
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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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aite koo... thanks for the pic, whenever you get the fairing on post some more pics and update about the wind noise
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yea sure thing. im going camping this weekend about 100 miles away. i will be able to check out the wind noises. fairings are expensive tho!
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ToM, think I've got a box for it now, just need to get rid of what's in the box (a G4 Elite folding tonneau cover to install on my truck). Hopefully can get it installed this weekend and free up the box.

I think one of the new things I bought (and found when I was gathering parts) that I never used was a fairing. On my old car at highway speed the bars did make a bit of noise, so think I wanted it to use on the Lexus to cut down the sound. I may be wrong because its smaller than I expected it to be... must fold in half.
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Hey, so I was out cycling today and I remember seeing a thread about bike racks, so I decided to take some pictures for you. I used to dissassemble my bike and fit it in the car and then reassemble it at the trail. This rack made things easier. The good thing is that I can put it on and take the rack off when I need it.
Here you go! and the bike is my Trek Fuel 70, Great bike!
great bike but i think that looks like crap. sorry just my opinion

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Nice! I'd like to see a roof rack on a GS, too.
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I just bought a curt hitch for my gs from the for sale section. I can now put on the 4 bike swagman hitch mount that I just purchased.
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This GS looked really good with a bike rack on top!

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The thread says it was a Yakima Bike Rack.

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Thanks. That's my car... I have painted the roof black and the rack blends even better on it

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Speaking of racks, I just bought a roof mount for my turbo

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great bike but i think that looks like crap. sorry just my opinion
- You're talking about the rack right? Chea, I don't like it either, it hangs off the back and bounces a lot. I have a roof rack too but never thought of putting it on my GS.
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- You're talking about the rack right? Chea, I don't like it either, it hangs off the back and bounces a lot. I have a roof rack too but never thought of putting it on my GS.
Yeah I think he means the rack. I was given one of those kinds you attach to the trunk and I tried it on my car and did not like it. Go with the roof rack
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hey can u take a closeup of the visors meeting the towers? are those oem visors? i wanna see how it is. Thanks
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