Re: how to carry the x on a minivan
- Thought I had replied to this earlier but didn't see it show up, if it
does twice, my apologies :)
I just bought a fold up utility trailer to haul my super long x's.
Not close to finished, but I loaded up some bikes on it here just to
give an idea. Trailer cost was $240 on sale a local hardware shop.
1200 lb max payload.
I'll have some better photos and shot of it folded up as well soon at
It's a pretty handy little unit....
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Mark Garvey" <lazybee45@...> wrote:
> Well, a couple of tips maybe, think about a small utility trailer,
> carry luggage as well as a bike rack, you don't have to hoist the
> top every blinking time you have to load it up and it is FAR more secure
> than a rear carrier! either that, or put the bikes inside and let
> ride up top or on the trailer! 8-D
> On 8/30/07, sunny keach <sunny@...> wrote:
> > So untill recently I had no need to carry my x on my van, because
> > the x instead of
> > driving, but a family vacation is coming up and we are to all
> > bikes,
> > how do you carry an x on a van, I need to leave the back rack for the
> > other 4 bikes we will
> > be bringing so I need to go on top of the van, I am planning on
> > stretching out
> > a regular stand up roof mount rack. My bike has got fenders and disc
> > brakes, and I don't
> > want to remove my wheel everytime I throw it up there.
> > thanks sunny
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- The Yakima Raptor appears to be the replacement for the LockJaw units
we have. I don't know about a long-enough tray for the X, but the
LockJaw worked well for us in the past.
hope this helps.