Mountain Biking - Thule frame adaptor
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03-01-06, 12:04 AM
Would you trust this frame adaptor to hold your bike?
03-01-06, 12:49 AM
03-01-06, 03:34 AM
03-01-06, 07:01 AM
Those things always looked a bit sketchy to me, and most of the ones that I have seen in use, the bike was swinging wildly on the back of the car. Perhaps they weren't being used correctly.
I have never used one, don't have a frame that would require it
03-01-06, 07:12 AM
A ladies frame goes on a rack without that, you just put it on differently.
03-01-06, 10:02 AM
They work just fine.
Even when attached to a 42 pound bike.
03-08-06, 10:23 PM
Have one just like that, works like a charm. Because I'm paranoid, I use a bungee cord along the shaft and around the hooks to provide tension and make sure it doesn't open up - but pretty positive that it wouldn't even without those.
Holds the SC just fine even at fairly high rates of speed...
03-09-06, 04:45 PM
ya i use one of thoes too. not the same company but same idea. it works fine for me and my bike weighs a little more then 48 pounds. if you really parinoid or want to save some money you could fab one like one of my buddies did.
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