Bicycle Rack

Bullbars, roof racks, suspensions and other accessories relating to vehicle performance
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Re: Bicycle Rack

Post by Clem » 06 Feb 2018 08:51

No worries Rhett – it's not urgent and it's more a question of curiosity and learning than anything else.

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Re: Bicycle Rack

Post by Peter Connan » 06 Feb 2018 16:57

Clem wrote:
06 Feb 2018 08:51
No worries Rhett – it's not urgent and it's more a question of curiosity and learning than anything else.
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Re: Bicycle Rack

Post by Rhett » 07 Feb 2018 08:10

Here we go:
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So the fasteners I found at Venters, and the rest is just welded up. It just clears the spare wheel, but my tow bar does sit out quite far. Looks a little worse for wear as it has been standing in the garage for a while. I would have made the base plate more solid. The one in the pictures was supposed to pivot out so the doors can open, but never worked too well. Instead I just take the whole rack off the base. I have made the space between the bikes quite far, so they don't come near each other.

The Indola sticker is to make it look a little less "homemade". The PVC pipe I've mounted is to mount the license plate. I used these type of spring clamps:
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Re: Bicycle Rack

Post by ricster » 07 Feb 2018 08:39

Well done bud !!! :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Re: Bicycle Rack

Post by Rhett » 07 Feb 2018 08:46

ricster wrote:
07 Feb 2018 08:39
Well done bud !!! :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
As you might have noticed, no closeup picture of my welding :rolling:
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Re: Bicycle Rack

Post by ricster » 07 Feb 2018 08:48

:rolling: :rolling: :rolling: .... splatter is also welding.... :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling:
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Re: Bicycle Rack

Post by Rhett » 07 Feb 2018 08:58

Then I'm an expert :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Bicycle Rack

Post by Peter Connan » 07 Feb 2018 18:53

Thank you Rhett
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Re: Bicycle Rack

Post by hugejp » 08 Feb 2018 06:28

ricster wrote:
07 Feb 2018 08:48
:rolling: :rolling: :rolling: .... splatter is also welding.... :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling:

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Re: Bicycle Rack

Post by Clem » 08 Feb 2018 07:50

Many thanks indeed Rhett. It looks like a good, sturdy piece of kit!

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