Anyone seen a bike cover for bikes on roof racks?- Mtbr.com
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    New question here. Anyone seen a bike cover for bikes on roof racks?

    Sounds funny, I know. I've seen one in the back of a magazine a while ago and can't find it. It just goes across the handle bars and down the fork and has something written on it. It's basically shaped like a "T" or a "Y" and stops bugs and direct water. Anyone seen this and know where I can find one?
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    That is exactly what I was looking for!! You are the man!! Thanks.

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    No problem man.

    Word of advice: I would definitely store it indoors. I threw mine in the shed for the winter, and the following year they were chewed up by mice! Guess those suckers really will eat anything.

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    Does anyone know if this type of thing is available for wheel mounted carriers as opposed to the fork mounted one shown before?
    Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by birmy
    The black one looks like it belongs to a ninja
    "I'd pee on that"
    -R. Kelly-

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    read your rack instructions!...

    before using one of those bike covers. Thye create excessive wind drag on the front of the bike due to the increased surface area and there are a few accidents waiting to happen...

    the fork may get damaged, eg.either at the dropouts on steel forks or at the crown on carbon forks

    the bike may be ripped out of the rack if the fork doesnt have lawyer tabs or has carbon dropouts which have no 'nurls' in them or the rack has a stainless steel QR which doesn't have the 'nurls' in them

    You void the warranty with some makes of bike rack by using one of those covers!

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