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    Truck Bed Rack Ideas-w/o removing wheel

    I'm looking for some truck bed rack ideas, without removing the wheel. Is there any such rack - homemade or bought? Thank you

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    No rack idea, but I'd love to hear some ideas, with the front wheel on.

    My bike lays at about a 45 degree angle, with the seat on the rail. I position it so the handlebar is inside the bed. It usually stays in place.

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    That's pretty cool. Never seen that one before.

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    Do a search... There's been lots of threads. Myself, I have a fiberglass bedcover I picked up for $75 (Needs painted badly) and some Yakima roof rails with a couple bike trays mounted on them. Works nice. Bikes go on top, tents, coolers, and other gear go under the cover.
    Otherwise, I used to just sit them in the bed, and cinch them down against the front of the bed. It's not rocket science.

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    I built this for the back of my f150 ( when I still had it). How To PVC Bike Rack

    Worked well.

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    Tie downs or

    hanging the front wheel over the lift gate.

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    Whitemax, I really like the PVC rack. I think I'm going to give this a try, like the fact that I can use it in the garage too. Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by trek7100 View Post
    Whitemax, I really like the PVC rack. I think I'm going to give this a try, like the fact that I can use it in the garage too. Thanks
    Found it: This is the one I built. I built one more for my garage to store the bikes:

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    made this one last week fits 29er as shown in pic and 26ers

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    the extra spot on the way left was made just for reinforcement and/or an extra wheel, i made the rack for 3 bikes and bungee the bikes so they dont sway

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    Quote Originally Posted by jetta_mike View Post
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    I use a dakine pad and also built a rack that slides into the bed for longer trips where I don't want the bikes hanging over the tailgate.

    The rack I built is wood construction, using 2x8's, which if you have a short to mid cage der. and put it in a higher gear the der. won't hit the top of the board. The bikes (DH and AM, 26'r) fit perfectly standing up, with both wheels installed. I built the wood rack to fit inside the bed width wise, so it does not move at all while driving, even off-road.

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    here is the one i made for my truck... short bed 2010 silverado, the only problem is the tail gate dont close with the bike on the rack, i just remove it for long trip

    the rack cost me about 40$ in wood and is easy to remove from the truck

    stains with old wood stain i got at home (poop green ) for protecting it from the weather



    (look like i cant post picture until i have 10 post)

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    I am happy with the Pipeliners. Cost a bit more than the PVC but it is what it is. I will add that I did a few things to make it better though.
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    The Pipeline looks great, but I don't like that it cannot adjust to suit both 26 and 29" wheels.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rkj__ View Post
    The Pipeline looks great, but I don't like that it cannot adjust to suit both 26 and 29" wheels.
    True, You could just order it with a 29r leg or two. I might buy a 29r leg just incase. Doesn't take but a couple of minutes to change it out.

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    Topline Unigrip.

    It's cheap and effective. Sweet, so I can't post pics or links since I'm still a newb.

    I bought it off Amazon for around $85 and works flawlessly.

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    This one doesn't cost much, I had most of the pieces laying around, wood, drywall screws, tie downs and I've put an eye hook in the middle now, I like strap extentions to hook to the handlebars, or stem better yet. This can be removed and then placed into another vehical in seconds. I made it to hold a motorcycle in the middle, or 3 bicycles.

    <a href="https://photobucket.com" target="_blank"><img src="https://i892.photobucket.com/albums/ac122/manabiker/P9190003.jpg" border="0" alt="bunge for rear tire"></a>
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