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    Senior Member kerk's Avatar
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    Trunk bike rack question

    I have a trunk mount bike rack but it doesn't have any straps or cradles to strap the bike to the rack. Has anyone made their own or know of where I could get such a thing? I have searched the forums and googled the net looking for something but no luck. Any Ideas?
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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    Just NW of Richardson Bike Mart
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    You can use pipe insulation to pad the arms of the rack and bungee cords or velcro wraps to attach bikes to rack. I went to the sporting goods store and bought some foam blocks that are designed to allow you to carry a canoe on your car roof. They are about 4" square cubes, with a slot cut in one side that connects to a tubular cutout. They work great to put wrap around a bike frame tube wherever it might touch the rack or the vehicle also.

    If you have an REI nearby, they might have the canoe carrier blocks.

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