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Subject Topic: Bike Carriers - Electric Bikes Post Reply Post New Topic
31/7/2015 at 5:01pm
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 Outfit: SWIFT CHALLENGER SPORT
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Other caravanners must have these surely? SO - how do you carry them when you are towing? Presumably a tow ball carrier is ruled out because of the noseweight of the van on the tow ball. I cannot find a rooftop carrier that will take any bike heavier than 20kg. So? What do YOU do? Help!


31/7/2015 at 5:09pm
 Location: Lancashire
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We take off the front wheel which has the hub and carry that in the car as well as the battery. We then put them fastened securely on a homemade bike stand in the caravan over the axle.


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31/7/2015 at 5:34pm
 Location: Derbyshire
 Outfit: Adria Altea 542DT
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Easiest way with any bike is to just put them into the caravan.


31/7/2015 at 7:45pm
 Location: Midlands
 Outfit: Mondeo Avondale Grampian
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You can buy or make a stand to prevent them moving whilst being towed.



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Post 1997 licence holder?

Max tow weight = Cars gross laden weight + Caravans gross laden weight.

These 2 figures must not exceed 3500kg. And the Caravans gross laden weight must not exceed the cars UNLADEN weight.

Unless the manufacturer has set a lower limit.


31/7/2015 at 8:28pm
 Location: West Midlands
 Outfit: Various tents
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Cargo Bar or two?




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