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    Hitch-mount Rack for Cargo Bike?

    Howdy, all. Anybody know of a trailer hitch mounted tray-style bike rack that will fit a Kona Ute or similar cargo bike? We have two Utes but just changed cars so need a new hitch mounted rack. The problem is the wheelbase of the bikes. Utes' wheelbase is around 50 inches, but all the tray style racks I can find have a max wheelbase of 48 inches. Haven't tried any yet to see if they'll work, but was hoping someone here may have already solved this riddle. If not tray based hitch rack, I will consider the bike-hanging style. If I have to. Thanks in advance for any help.
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    Hitch-mount Rack for Cargo Bike?

    The answer, for posterity, or anyone in a similar quandary in the future, is the 1Up USA rack. Cheers.
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    Hmmm, I have a 1up rack, but have been hesitant to try my Yuba Mundo on it. 1Up says that their racks can accomodate wheelbases up to 52". Yuba says their bikes are 55 inches. I guess the Ute is shorter. I wonder if I let air out of the tires it's "shorten" the bike by 3 inches?
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    What about a Big Dummy? I believe it is a 58" wheelbase. I also know that at my age, I couldn't even begin to put it on a roof rack.

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    I've been wondering about a hitch rack for my BD too. If you find one, I'd love to hear about it.

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