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    Offroading with bikes

    We spent the last weekend in Moab Utah testing the ALTA SIX GPR bike rack. Super solid rack, carries up to six bikes, and converts to other sports.
    No touch, no rub, Offroad.Offroading with bikes-dscn2354.jpg
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    Checkout you tube for offroading with ALTA SIX GPR.
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    Military grade products at great prices.
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    Not just a bike rack, but a Life rack.

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    the only problem is the end of the day when you are tired and don't want to lift the bike up that high...it is hard to put on and take off when you are tired...thats why I like the Thule T-2 racks
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    Thats when you pull the lever and bikes lower to you shoulder height. Horizontal racks past two bikes fail due to physics. Plus they void your warranty for off_roading.
    Military grade products at great prices.
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    https://instagram.com/p/BbIXH81nvv_/
    Offroading with bikes-20170701_120510.jpgWe also carry roadbikes as well.
    This is the easiest loading and unloading rack, and the most secure. This rack doubles as a storage for your bike in the winter. No other rack adapts like the ALTA SIX GPR.
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    Military grade products at great prices.
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    Not just a bike rack, but a Life rack.

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    For where I go off roading with bikes in my FJ Cruiser, I've always liked the ISI Carriers rack. There's also a 4bike option. it's at the top of my list.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alta Racks View Post
    Thats when you pull the lever and bikes lower to you shoulder height. Horizontal racks past two bikes fail due to physics. Plus they void your warranty for off_roading.
    you still have to push it back up with 120 or more pounds.....
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    Quote Originally Posted by SHIVER ME TIMBERS View Post
    you still have to push it back up with 120 or more pounds.....
    A hood/trunk strut or two should fix that. Audi wagons have heavy ass hatches, maybe try a few of those. Might want to add something to lock the rack in the down position.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SHIVER ME TIMBERS View Post
    the only problem is I'm totally out of shape and don't want to lift the bike up that high...
    fixed that for you...


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    Quote Originally Posted by .WestCoastHucker. View Post
    fixed that for you...
    at least I am tall enough to reach it.....he he.....no it was a long day at the trail by Pinos....you know the kind of day where your arms can barely hold on
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    im quite surprised a company's marketing department would resort to using pool toys as a way to validate using their equipment in a way their engineers didnt intend.

    if this item were indeed able to carry skinny tire road bikes and wider tire mtbs, it should have been designed with that capability in mind from the start.

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    Hello from Alta Racks in Utah

    Quote Originally Posted by xblitzkriegx View Post
    im quite surprised a company's marketing department would resort to using pool toys as a way to validate using their equipment in a way their engineers didnt intend.

    if this item were indeed able to carry skinny tire road bikes and wider tire mtbs, it should have been designed with that capability in mind from the start.
    Thank you for your response, greatly appreciated. We are working on road bike adaptors to accommodate the skinny tires. The pool toy is simply a gap fill for the capability that was needed. Sometimes in the design process a proof of concept is required, to validate the design and approach.

    Thanks again,
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    I just chuck it over the tailgate

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    This one recieved a solid review Recon Rack Co

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