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Kuat Bike Racks

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

K√ľat Racks is a fairly new company when it comes to bike racks. Based out of Springfield MO, Kuat designs bike racks and other products for bikers. What makes their products appeal to cyclists, is they are designed by cyclists, they also innovate with new ideas and support the biking ...

Ford F150 Camper Shell Bike Rack

Friday, December 7th, 2012

It's not everyday you see a camper shell bike rack. This F150 complete with "Silly Boys, Trucks are for Girls" sticker has a nice Thule Roof Rack fitted to the camper shell. The advantage to having a camper shell on your truck to prevent theft of items is also a ...

Bike Rack for Christmas

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Now is a good time to think about buying a bike rack for a Christmas present for your beloved biker. This post will guide you in buying one that your biker will enjoy. When looking at bike racks, it is important not to buy the cheapest one. The last thing you ...

Honda CRV Bike Rack

Monday, May 31st, 2010

The Honda CRV is a versatile little SUV that packs a punch and gets great gas mileage. Adding a bike rack to the Honda CRV is a snap. Options are trunk mount, hitch mount, roof mount bike racks and if your CRV has one, a spare tire mount bike ...

Dirt Bike Truck Bed Mount

Friday, April 18th, 2008

This rack is a picture I took of a dirt bike in a truck bed. You can't tell by the picture but this truck has a mount in the back for the dirt bike. If you want you can click on the picture to get a better view but ...

Homemade T-Mount

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

This was my first attempt at any type of bike storage. This is not really considered a homemade bike rack but more of a t-mount. I did not know that you could purchase units similar to these before I made it, or before I started this web site. Below are ...

Subaru Impreza Bike Rack

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

I love Subaru's for many reasons. I believe that they are great cars for the great out doors. When I was looking at purchasing one the sales man told me that there are more Subaru's with higher mileage on the road than any other vehicle. I don't know if thats ...

Toyota Tacoma Bike Rack

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

This is probably the most crafty of bike racks that I have posted on this website. I believe that this is a Toyota Tacoma, but it is possible that it could be the larger Tundra. Anyway, you will probably have to click the image to see this. It is basically ...

Vauxhall Corsa Bike Rack Demo

Monday, February 4th, 2008

The Vauxhall Corsa has a bike rack built in. I wish more manufacturers of cars would include bike racks for use. If you purchased a car with a bike rack built in you wouldn't have to make your own bike rack. Anyway here is a video of it in action: The ...

Toyota Sequoia Hitch Mount Bike Rack

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

This is an older picture I took of a hitch mount bike rack on a Toyota Sequoia. It was had just rained this day but it was a great day for biking since the weather was a little warmer from the heat kept in by the clouds. This particular ...

Bike Rack Safety – Part 2

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Well, charmeck.org has some interesting information on the Charlotte Area Transit System. Basically, you are responsible for loading and unloading your bike which is understandable. If your bike gets damaged while loading, its basically your fault. Now, they are not responsible for theft, or damage that gets done to your ...

Bike Rack Safety

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

According to http://kentsbike.blogspot.com/2008/01/triple-bike-racks-being-temporarily.html There have been problems with some bikes falling off the triple bike racks on the bus fleet and Metro is taking this very seriously. Here's the text of the notice: Starting Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, bike racks will not be available on some Metro Transit routes and trips. Some bike ...

Homemade or home made?

Friday, January 4th, 2008

According to the ct.gov here is the definition of home made: The use of the terms "homemade" or "home made," or other similar terms, is limited to those products actually manufactured in the home and under conditions which normally prevail in the home. This is related to food, but is ...

Dirt Bike Rack

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

This is a dirt bike rack that I managed to snag a picture of on Christmas while driving down the interstate. I snapped it a bit late so I didn't get how the bikes were mounted (That and the camera is bad). The truck is a Ford F150 which has ...

Pop up camper bike rack

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

I stand corrected on my post about camper bike racks. Apparently there is a difference between a camper and the pop up type of camper that I was thinking of. I made the plans for a pop up camper, not a conventional. Take a read of that post if you ...

Large Family Bike Transportation

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Bike transportation for one or two people can be a pain. Now imaging trying to transport bikes around for a large family. I was watching a TV show where a family had a lot of kids. Now I imagine at some time it would be nice if they could borrow ...

Good Biking Weather

Friday, December 14th, 2007

The weather for this time of year where I am located is outstanding. Its not too hot and not too cold, perfect for riding my bike. I am lucky because I live pretty close to a 8 mile stretch paved green way. I can ride to the green way but ...

Automobile bike rack

Friday, December 14th, 2007

Automobile bike racks are defined as any rack that mounts on an automobile. An automobile being a vehicle as in car, sedan, hatchback, coupe, wagon, crossover, SUV or truck. The most popular types of automobile bike racks are trunk mount, roof mount, hitch mount, spare tire mount and internal mount. Internal ...

Camper Bike Rack

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

Pop up campers are awesome. They are cool to hitch up and go out camping. Whats fun while camping is any type of biking. When you have your camper hooked up to your car truck or SUV there is not much room if any for bikes once you've got all ...

Finding the best deals on bike racks

Monday, December 10th, 2007

If you don't want to make your own bike rack or hoist then you might want to consider buying one. For the same price of parts you can actually buy them online if you know where to look. I've noticed that some of the best deals on bike racks are actually ...