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    Where for Kuat NV or Thule T2?

    Wow, racks are expensive. These are both over $400. Im trying to find the lowest price, even used if can.

    Anyone?
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    If you're spending that much money on a rack, might as well get the 1UP USA Quick Rack and be the last rack that you will ever need.

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    Discount Truck & Car Racks from ORS Racks Direct: Yakima Racks - Thule Racks - Roof Racks Bike Racks Kayak Canoe Surfboard Snowboard Ski Carriers

    Use coupon code extra10 to get another 10% off.
    I just ordered a Thule T2 for $356 with free shipping.

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    Check this forum, looks like stripes has one he trying to sell
    http://forums.mtbr.com/california-no...ml#post9584558

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    Quote Originally Posted by eurospek View Post
    If you're spending that much money on a rack, might as well get the 1UP USA Quick Rack and be the last rack that you will ever need.
    I'll second that. Have had mine for a couple of months now and have nothing but praise for it. Worth a consideration and its made in the USA.

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    Can the Quick Racks hold two bikes? I've only seen the 1 bike racks. About how much are those
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    Quote Originally Posted by myitch View Post
    Can the Quick Racks hold two bikes? I've only seen the 1 bike racks. About how much are those
    Ya thats the thing with 1ups, $600 (in black) to hold 2 bikes is steep and maybe the most expensive out there. But if you are looking for lite, compact in use and storage, easy to mount, easy to use I think its the only choice out there no other rack compares. But like i said in my review if you have a class2/3 hitch (i don't), have room to store a t2 (i didn't), don't mind the weight get the t2, they work fine and are a lot cheaper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by myitch View Post
    Can the Quick Racks hold two bikes? I've only seen the 1 bike racks. About how much are those
    I paid $499 for my 2 bike setup for a 1 1/4" hitch. Money well spent and doesn't leave you wanting upgrading like with other mtb components and parts.

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    I got my Kuat rack (the smaller Sherpa) from Universal Cycles and used the VIP15 for 15% off plus they have free shipping. It looks like prices have gone up significantly though. The Kuat racks are very nice, but they're expensive any way you cut it.

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    Dang, the prices went up!! In this economy and they're raising prices!!!???

    Forget it. I'm going to DIY a bed rack out of PVC. Plus if someone rear ends me, the bikes will be safer in the bed of my truck. Of course, a bed rack will only work if there's space back there after loading cargo in the bed.
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    There are lots of cheaper options if you have a truck. A bed rack out of PVC or wood is cheap and easy to re-work. Your other option is to buy a generic hitch mounted cargo tray, and build your own rack. Something like this:

    Hitch Cargo Carriers - Flatbed Receiver Mounted Cargo Platforms

    I have a friend who did that and it works quite well. As long as you're handy with modifying stuff yourself, its a great option.

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    Check Craigslist also. I picked up a Yakima Hold up this summer that was like new for $125. Sometimes there are some great deals.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gabe0807 View Post
    There are lots of cheaper options if you have a truck. A bed rack out of PVC or wood is cheap and easy to re-work. Your other option is to buy a generic hitch mounted cargo tray, and build your own rack. Something like this:

    Hitch Cargo Carriers - Flatbed Receiver Mounted Cargo Platforms

    I have a friend who did that and it works quite well. As long as you're handy with modifying stuff yourself, its a great option.
    Yeah I thought of doing this exact thing. U-Haul has a rack like these. This way I could see what it's like before I buy and modify. If you had some pics that would be great. It wouldn't be very difficult to do though and waaaaay cheaper than the Kuat or Thule
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