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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:03 am 
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Try putting them front/back/front/back/front. And see if you can slide them as well.
My record is 5 on a Bora, had room for 6, but only 5 racks :(

(Another 9 bikes in pieces in the boot/back seat, but that's another story!)


Moonlighting as SSC on the Tour?


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:11 am 
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MatBH5 wrote:
mattr wrote:
Try putting them front/back/front/back/front. And see if you can slide them as well.
My record is 5 on a Bora, had room for 6, but only 5 racks :(

(Another 9 bikes in pieces in the boot/back seat, but that's another story!)


Moonlighting as SSC on the Tour?


Tip raid?


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:32 am 
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The History Man wrote:
MatBH5 wrote:
mattr wrote:
Try putting them front/back/front/back/front. And see if you can slide them as well.
My record is 5 on a Bora, had room for 6, but only 5 racks :(

(Another 9 bikes in pieces in the boot/back seat, but that's another story!)


Moonlighting as SSC on the Tour?


Tip raid?


Raid on Centreparcs bike storage :wink:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:19 am 
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You can get one in the middle no problem

The left one (NDS), if I can see properly, needs its bike clamping system moving to the other side. It'll make you life much easier.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:25 am 
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Also if you've not used above the car racks before.

Take measurement of you full height.

If you go into car parks, if they have *no* height barrier on the entry, it *doesn't* mean there isn't a barrier on the way out.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:45 pm 
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MatBH5 wrote:
The History Man wrote:
MatBH5 wrote:
Moonlighting as SSC on the Tour?
Tip raid?
Raid on Centreparcs bike storage :wink:

:D

Nope, rush job transporting almost an entire teams worth of bikes/frames/parts from a warehouse in the southeast to an HQ in the Northeast......... then had to build/rebuild them all to "team spec" before their first race.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:55 am 
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You can get one in the middle no problem

The left one (NDS), if I can see properly, needs its bike clamping system moving to the other side. It'll make you life much easier.

I did think about swapping the lock bit over, but it started snowing so left that job for another day, just wanted to test them out.

I could get one in the middle, but reckon I'll put the adult bikes on the roof and the 2 kids one out back. One may be too small but I'll find out on Saturday I guess.


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And don't forget, there'll be less bikes to bring back.


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And don't forget, there'll be less bikes to bring back.

Let's hope not!


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So today I tried the saris on the back. Fits fine, that's no problem but I'm not convinced the two kids bikes fit/are secure enough.

I failed to take pics sadly but the smallest bike (16 inch wheels) only just squeezed on when the bars were as close together as I could go. The second bike (20 inch wheels) just didn't feel right to me.

Anyone got advice or pics of how they secured their bikes on one?

I've watched the saris video and it only uses adult bikes so not much help.


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