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Mounting back rack in reverse

Old 07-29-04, 07:31 PM
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Mounting back rack in reverse

I have quite a small car and my new fork-mount bike rack stops me opening my boot/hatch all the way. I could fix this by mounting the bike carrier in reverse (with the fork mount at the rear of the car) but I am not sure this is safe. My high school physics knowledge is making me questions the safety of it.

I have seen it done on other cars, but does anyone actually know if this is a safe/unsafe practice?

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Just put the bike in the car if you can.
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You're talking about a roof rack tray correct?

You can reverse it no problem. On the shops team van, we had 5 bike trays, two were reversed.

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