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Old 03-17-2009, 09:38 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by Kevin245 View Post
Why not carry them inside the AS?
My bike rides in my camper. I have to say, while it does work, it is a pain. When you need to get inside for something, or to sleep it is a major problem. If I had some extra bucks I would roof mount it on the camper shell or maybe put a reciever hitch on the front like suggested elsewhere.


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Old 03-17-2009, 10:10 PM   #30
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We just bought 2- 21 speed Dahon Espresso folding 26" bikes. Can't wait 'til they arrive. Dahon is making some nice 26" folders priced from about $400 up to about $2000. The Espresso is the lowest cost. The best part is I can carry them either in the TV or the AS or in the trunk of the racks needed.


FRAME SIZES S (16"), M (18"), L (20")
GEAR INCHES 26" - 89"
FOLDED SIZE 38 x 69 x 91 cm (14" x 27" x 36")
WEIGHT 29 lbs.
FOLDING TIME 5 seconds
SUGGESTED RIDER HEIGHT S Frame (157 cm - 167 cm/5'2" - 5'6"); M Frame (167 cm - 183 cm/5'6" - 6'); L Frame (183 cm - 193 cm/6' - 6'4")
MAX RIDER WEIGHT 105 kg (230 lbs)
FRAME DA Series, Joe Murray design, 7005 aluminum
FORK High tensile steel, integrated design
HANDLEBAR 6061-T6 aluminum, riser
STEM 6061-T6 aluminum, Aheadset, 17 degree
GRIPS BioLogic™ Ergo, AirFlo™ design, reflective end plugs
SADDLE Dahon Comfort
SEAT POST BioLogic™ Zorin PostPump, 27.2mm
BRAKES ProMax V, aluminum, linear spring, stinless flex noodle
SPOKES 18/10 stainless steel, brass nipples
RIMS Aluminum, anodized silver
TIRES Kenda Kwest, 26" x 1.5", skinwall, 65 psi
SHIFTER Shimano TX50, 21 speed
FREEWHEEL Shimano 7 spd., 14-28T
PEDALS Suntour folding, non-slip
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Old 03-18-2009, 09:56 AM   #31
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Thanks for all the idea's. We will not install anything on the bumber. When we load this Thursday night, we are going to try to put them in the AS and see if they fit. Every time we go out, it seems we are trying to take more stuff along!

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