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    length of time hanging from bike rack?

    Just wanted to get others opinion on how long it too long to leave my mtb hanging on my bike rack in the texas heat. It will obviously be covered to prevent uv damage but metal fatigue both on the bike rack and bike frame concern me. I like to take my bike to work with me in the am and hit the trails after work but hate putting it in the back of my Escape.
    The Bike rack is a new thule hanging rack and the bike is a airborne Hob Goblin with the angled top tube. let me know what you think.

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    length of time hanging from bike rack?

    Unless temperatures in Texas are hitting 1500 degrees nowdays, metal fatigue is not an issue.
    Riding slowly since 1977.

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    Awesome! Good to hear, thanks!

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    Be careful if you leave you bike on your car on a regular basis. Thieves may notice that it's always there and make off with it.

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    Thieves are more of a concern than heat, keep it secure.

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    length of time hanging from bike rack?

    One day!

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