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Old 05-02-17, 08:10 PM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
hanging bike racks tend to allow bikes to sway a lot(compared to platform/tray racks). The swaying rubs the top tube and also invites the potential for other bikes to contact the carbon frame(creating scratches/chips/etc).

Just wrap it up tight!
I wouldn't use a sway-and-bump bike rack with any lightweight carbon or metal bikes. This is the entire reason that tray-style hitch racks were invented.
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