1. Home
  2. Tech
  3. Tech Q&A: Trailerlife Magazine
  4. Bike-Rack Installation

Bike-Rack Installation

Originally Published in Trailer Life Magazine

Q. We own a 25-foot 1994 Holiday Rambler trailer with a spare tire on the back. We would like to know if it would cause undue harm to have a receiver placed on the end of the trailer to enable us to attach a Yakima bike rack. We would be carrying three bikes on this rack.
— S.B., via e-mail

A. A bicycle rack and three bikes are not a great deal of weight, so your plan should be fine. Just make sure the receiver fabrication work is done by a qualified welder/mechanic who can do a reliable job.
— J.J.

 


Jeff Johnston, TL technical director, started RVing at age 6. During his more than 20 years as a writer/photographer, he has worked for Truckin’ and Four Wheeler magazines before joining TL’s technical staff in 1985. Johnston also has produced an award-winning travel video and TV commercials.

Travel Trailer How To

The Best of RV Magazine Delivered to your Inbox

Subscribe to RV.com and RV Magazine

Subscriptions starting at only $14.97 per year.

Members save by only paying $9.97 per year!

logo

Please login or register to view archived articles.

Sign In

Do not have an account? Create New Account

Menu