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    new hitch rack? for 29er.... non tray?

    i need a hitch rack but price wise.... i think the cheaper the better.... bc i need new rubber too..... non tray versions... the hanger on's

    out of all the hang on the frame racks which one is tolerable? i have a redline monocog ...

    are they that bad? with the swaying and such?

    thanks

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    They are great when they have anti-sway cages on them like my Thule Ridgeline does.

    But more information is needed... what kind of vehicle is this going on?

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    i had both the hanging type and the tray style. i ended up returning the hanging type for the tray style (both from performance). i used the top tube adaptor when using the hanging type and it worked well, but i liked the stability of the tray style. now i just have two top tube adaptors laying around.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric Z
    i had both the hanging type and the tray style. i ended up returning the hanging type for the tray style (both from performance). i used the top tube adaptor when using the hanging type and it worked well, but i liked the stability of the tray style. now i just have two top tube adaptors laying around.
    Those top tube adapters scare me. I was always afraid the seat post would come out of the collar on my wife's bike. Can you imagine the shite storm?!?
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    I use the tray style from performance and it works just fine. I don't like the hanging type at all.

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    Yakima 4 bike. $165 just drove 900 (FL to TN) miles with the bike on the 2nd position (so the lock would reach) and it was fine


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    Do you have a hitch already? If so, this one has been serving me well and is just as cheap as most hanging types.

    http://www.bikerackshops.com/SG64650PS.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by nicolicious
    i need a hitch rack but price wise.... i think the cheaper the better.... bc i need new rubber too..... non tray versions... the hanger on's

    out of all the hang on the frame racks which one is tolerable? i have a redline monocog ...

    are they that bad? with the swaying and such?

    thanks
    I have yet to see any hitch rack that does not sway
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    Another recommendation for tray racks. In my experience they work better and cause less damage to the bikes than hanging options.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shiggy
    I have yet to see any hitch rack that does not sway
    I use a bunjee cord

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    thanks....

    i think i found my rack.... on fleabay... for 60 bucks and looks to be a swagman knockofff....

    thanks for all tlhe help....

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4x4runner
    I use a bunjee cord
    I am talking about movement of the rack in the receiver hitch plus the amplified movement of the rack at its extremities. No bungie cord can help with that.
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