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Hitch Racks that will fit my Gold Rush

Old 06-10-24, 10:34 AM
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Hitch Racks that will fit my Gold Rush

I have lost the frame hooks on my Hollywood Hitch Rack. I had the special recumbent model. When I inquired about replacing the frame hooks, Hollywood told me that they were 'legacy' products that they didn't have.
The GRR has a wheelbase of 66". That has been the crux of the problem, along with my 1 1/4" hitch.
Any suggestions? The longest I have found is 63".
I am looking for a 2 bike rack that will hold the GRR and my Bacchetta Giro 20"
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Old 06-12-24, 12:17 PM
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A TourEasy/GRR/TiR will go on a 2-arm bike rack, although it'll stick out past the sides of most vehicles. . If you want something with a wheel tray, you'll need one that accommodates a tandem.
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Also be careful with the overall width. With that bike on the back you are almost as wide as an 18 wheeler. I once hauled a LWB Cycle Genius Raven on my rack and will never do it again. The whole time I was afraid of getting side swiped in city traffic. Yes it is still legal but other divers may not expect a bike that long on the back of a car or SUV.

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Thanks for the responses. Yes, I should ask about tandem racks. And yes, I want one with wheel wells, not a hanger. And yes, it does stick out. I tried to make it stick out more on the passenger side, rather than the driver side. You are correct that I was VERY aware that it extended past my car. I'm still looking. Ideally, I would like something similar to a 1Up hitch rack, that is made of aluminum, and eventually could accommodate a Class 1 e-bike. Having the aluminum should reduce the total weight on the hitch.
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