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Bicycles mounted on motorcycle picture thread

Discussion in 'Photos' started by Cavernous, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. JoToPe

    JoToPe JoToPe

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    <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:DoNotOptimizeForBrowser/> </w:WordDocument> </xml><![endif]-->[FONT=&quot]I have a bicycle carrier that you bolt on to the rear of your motorcycle (mine is a KLR 650) so that you can bring your bike with you. Manufactured by "2 X 2 Cycles" - don't really use it much anymore. If your interested, PM me.
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  2. LordMDP

    LordMDP Been here awhile

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    [​IMG] heres my setup--not sure what happened to my old pics on here. I no longer have the VFR tho so if anyone wants to buy my mount cheap let me know

    Side mounts are the way to go!
  3. Tukata

    Tukata ADV Demo Rider

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    Pmd you max over the weekend
  4. Holaday

    Holaday Man of Leisure

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    Copied the 2X2 rack with a few adjustments. This is gonna make trips to Pemby, Whistler and Squamish to ride even more fun.


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  5. Bills_Motor_Werks

    Bills_Motor_Werks n00b

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    This entire thread seems crazy. But I like it!
  6. cdk

    cdk Swim Bike Run

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    I don't think I have posted this on here before.... mainly checking how easy it is to post a photo on here now within the new and improved site!
    I've been running this setup for 3 or 4 years...works good except on blustery days.
  7. CptImagine

    CptImagine NCC-1701-B

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    I tried to find a string like this on here . No luck and no responses from the airheads .. Directed here from the BikeForums.... It's a Yakima tray, Bianchi cross bike, this pic in upstate New York . Many miles of dirt roads in Pa's northern tier . Ride the mc in set camp then ride the bici . I call it 4 wheelin' Ride safe

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  8. byknphil

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    Growler grab and a ride.
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  9. littlelionmonster

    littlelionmonster Custom Faker

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    ^ That's a nice setup!
  10. bspadk

    bspadk Adventurer

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    Is that a Yeti? I'm just finishing up a bike mount for my 800 XC. Will post a few pics soon.
  11. benjbeiler

    benjbeiler Been here awhile

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    I have had a lot of fun with both these bikes!
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  12. byknphil

    byknphil lurker

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    Thanks mate.

    It a fatty fully Salsa Bucksaw. I mount both bike tires up there so people can see the left signal and brake light.
  13. bspadk

    bspadk Adventurer

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    Nice!!...Here are some pics of my ongoing project...sorry about the image quality...Everything is made out of wood but I will will make the final mount out of plate aluminum after I've used it a few times (I want the bike to go on and off quickly, I don't want to scratch or damage eithe bike, and I want to make sure the bike's handle bars don't interfer with me while driving down the road).
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  14. byknphil

    byknphil lurker

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    Keeping the bike low will help out when your bucking a 35 mph crosswind home after a long day on the trail. I had several pucker moment that day I can tell you.

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  15. bspadk

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    I live in the mountains and don't get a lot of cross winds so I wasn't too concerned about that. My thought was to keep the mountain bike low and tight to preserve motorcycle handing, and to not draw too much attention to the setup. I looked at the 2x2 rack but wasn't satisfied with how it put the weight high and back and how visibl it made the bike. When I got a set of givi hard cases last summer I got one large (48 L) side bag and that, along with the top case, holds plenty of gear. I poured over the pics in this thread until I saw a design I liked; I modified that quite a bit and came up a way to hang the back half of the bike by the bike pedal's axl. The front attaches to a skewer mount ($20ish from Amazon), which in turn is attached to the motorcycle pedal (I got a front 800 xc pedal off Ebay for $25 and modified it to fit the rear - that pedal allows bolts to drop through the cleat). If all works as intended I'll get a 1 foot by 2 foot plate of 1/4" aluminum to make the final product.
  16. reed523

    reed523 To pedal or not to pedal

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    I love this thread. Your setup is similar to mine. If I may before you make it final.....check you bicycle tire clearance in left hand sweepers. It needs to be mounted quite a bit higher than I would have ever guessed.
  17. bspadk

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    Thanks for pointing out the possible problem - it is one concern I thought I had covered but your comment will make me take extra care when I test it out. The rear tire 13 inches from the center of the motorcycle (that's why I put it on the left side), and it is 16+ inches off the ground when the bike is static, unlaiden, and on its side stand. The first test ride will be in a parking lot where I will do a full suite of Total Control skills. I'll have someone watching to see just how low the rear wheel gets.
  18. knobbytracks

    knobbytracks super n00b

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    I've lurked on this thread for some time to see the variety of bike racks. I've probably logged over 1000 miles using a home made 2x2 setup. I wanted to weigh in on the fact that there has been consideration given to the bike mounting height on several of these post. I went through this thought process when I built my rack and eventually realized, the bicycle only weighs 20-25 pounds which pales in comparison to carrying a passenger. I like my high mount except on windy days and then because I don't remove my rear wheel which makes the bike even more of a rudder. I think a high mount with the rear wheel removed would be more than tolerable.
  19. L_Bomb

    L_Bomb Strewth and blimey

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    I took up mountain biking while living in the UK without a car which led me to finding a way of getting the mountain bike on the motorbike. This is my initial setup.
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    This setup lacked storage space so I strapped the mountain bike on top of the top box.
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    This setup wasn't very secure so I added a plank of wood out the back and a steel support strut. This allowed me to tie the seat down to the wood and stop it sliding forwards over the top box.
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    Here she is all mounted up. I usually has E21 side cases on for extra storage but can't find a pic of them.
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    I should note that it was very important for me for the setup to be narrow so I could filter through the horrid UK traffic!!!
  20. modestmuscle

    modestmuscle Been here awhile Supporter

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