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ATOC Draftmaster?

Old 03-13-21, 07:23 AM
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ATOC Draftmaster?

We are selling our tandem hauler, a Mercedes R350, which could accommodate our bike without even the necessity of removing the front wheel. While pricey, this looks like a great option for external tandem (and single) transport. Anyone have experience with the Draftmaster?

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Old 03-13-21, 01:22 PM
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I bought a 4 position Draftmaster more than 20 years ago, when the company was still starting up before ATOC. Bought a tandem rail for it when we started tandeming in 2006. Iíve used it to haul bicycles and tandems probably 50K miles over the decades. I still have it and am still a fan, even used it on our Tesla model Y recently. Iím sure the newer ones are even better than mine. I really like the versatility and the fact that nothing is sticking out past the sides of the motor vehicle. With a tandem mounted, it will stick up approximately 9í, so watch low overhanging roofs such as might be outside a hotel entrance (donít ask me how I know that) and you have to line up with the big trucks and pay extra on Washington state ferries. Otherwise Iíd buy one again if I didnít have one already.


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Old 03-14-21, 06:29 AM
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Thanks reburns, exactly the review I was looking for.
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Old 03-14-21, 07:52 PM
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Weíve been using one for 15 years plus. Bit pricey but worth it. Well built and very easy to use.
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