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Old 01-20-2013, 07:10 PM   #1
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Is there a way to install a bike rack on the back of my trailer?

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Old 01-20-2013, 07:21 PM   #2
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Is there a way to install a bike rack on the back of my trailer?
Of course.

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Old 01-20-2013, 08:19 PM   #3
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I think you will find that it's not recommended to mount anything on the back of the trailer.
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:50 AM   #4
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It is okay to carry lightweight bikes on a rear hitch on a newer trailer. It is an old wives tale perpetuated by the so called experts on the forum who say otherwise. Not a very popular view, but true. The hitch must be welded on by a knowledgable dealer, jim
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Old 01-21-2013, 07:39 AM   #5
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I'm actually considering having a 2" hitch receiver welded to the bottom of my rear AS bumper. Not to tow anything, only to insert 2" hitch receiver compatible accessories including my 2" hitch receiver bike rack. Normally it sits in my TV hitch receiver, but I figure I can shift my four bike rack to the AS-installed hitch receiver when I go on the road. The RV place that will do this for me says carrying 300 lbs. in bikes won't be a problem, although the install isn't cheap but it's less than the AS solution.

That and there's a wide variety of cool accessories that fit the hitch receiver, such as grills. My personal favorite accessory is this handy item for boon-docking:

Off-Road Commode, Model# ORC | Hitch Accessories| Northern Tool + Equipment

This makes a great AS gift, btw. No pun intended. ;-)

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Old 04-23-2013, 05:10 PM   #6
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Check out the Fiamma rack on the airstream sight. Watch the video to aid installation.
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Old 06-10-2013, 01:18 PM   #7
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I had a Airstream/Fiamma bike rack (purchased from the Airstream store) mounted to the back of my 19' Victorinox trailer while in Mesa AZ. It carries a 40# folding tandem bike, and the bike rack weighs 21# and works great.

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