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    2015 Frontier SWB Yakima Bike Rack Conundrum

    Crux of the issue is I have all four racks equidistant (16"). As the pictures display, the mounting brackets are spread as far apart as possible and the rear bar is slid as far back as possible. With the current configuration, road and TT bike handles are touching and create a bit of tension when locking in the rack. Haven't tried multiple MTB yet. I can't alternate direction because the back tire hits the cab.

    I appreciate the time and suggestions.


    All the same distance apart and spread out as far as possible


    Moved back as far as possible


    Front bracket moved to the bedrock clamp


    Rear clamps moved back as far as possible.
    Last edited by korisu56; 07-19-2015 at 01:30 PM.

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    2 thoughts:

    1) get longer Yakima bars and set 2 trays outside of the towers.

    2) get a 3rd bar with towers and mount it roughly a foot behind the front bar. Then stagger every other tray. Wont look as clean as what you have now, but should avoid bar conflicts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lunchwagon View Post
    2 thoughts:

    1) get longer Yakima bars and set 2 trays outside of the towers.

    2) get a 3rd bar with towers and mount it roughly a foot behind the front bar. Then stagger every other tray. Wont look as clean as what you have now, but should avoid bar conflicts.
    I can definitely dig option 2. With the 1st, I'm concerned about having the overhang. One misjudgment and my bikes are toast.

    Great ideas, thanks so much

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