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    Quote Originally Posted by old w/2 many guns & bikes View Post
    Did not hear anything bad; so guessing the dual bike carrier worked at least ok.
    Minor inconvenience not having easy access to the camper without removing the closest TW. It was pretty easy to unload the closest TW without unloading the rear TW. We did this to gain access at Fred's and a campground when we were in transit.

    This was a good test of the double. While one can use it for any length of trip, we have decided we will use it mostly on our local weekend rides where we don't have to take a lot of stuff along. We got a lot better fuel mpg with the double hitch carrier, but for long, out of state trips, we'll use a trailer so we can bring more stuff like tools and gas cans a generator if need be etc.

    The double worked but I have to add another hitch tightener. Because I use a hitch extender to clear the overhanging camper, the receiver's need a hitch tightener to take the "sag" out. I did have 1 and used it at the truck receiver/hitch extender connection. I need another one where the carrier inserts into the extender.

    There are many different tightening brackets but this is the type I got with the carrier.



    Here is another example
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    Quote Originally Posted by admiral View Post
    Minor inconvenience not having easy access to the camper without removing the closest TW. It was pretty easy to unload the closest TW without unloading the rear TW. We did this to gain access at Fred's and a campground when we were in transit.

    This was a good test of the double. While one can use it for any length of trip, we have decided we will use it mostly on our local weekend rides where we don't have to take a lot of stuff along. We got a lot better fuel mpg with the double hitch carrier, but for long, out of state trips, we'll use a trailer so we can bring more stuff like tools and gas cans a generator if need be etc.

    The double worked but I have to add another hitch tightener. Because I use a hitch extender to clear the overhanging camper, the receiver's need a hitch tightener to take the "sag" out. I did have 1 and used it at the truck receiver/hitch extender connection. I need another one where the carrier inserts into the extender.

    There are many different tightening brackets but this is the type I got with the carrier.



    Here is another example
    have you got a picture of that set up, i mean a pic of the 2 bikes on the truck
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    Ordered this today!
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    Quote Originally Posted by grewen View Post
    have you got a picture of that set up, i mean a pic of the 2 bikes on the truck
    Before the camper



    Best after picture I have
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    Geeeezzzzzzzz, that's a lot of pink!
    You can't see it if you're not out there living it!

    '94 Rainbow Warrior - not so rainbow any more - Clarke XT350 tank, Lizrdbrth's seat mod, Beer Trap Pegs, Ricochet skid plate and more.

    Going through withdrawals, sold my other two TW's, down to one....Uhggghhh! Hidden Content

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailWaysAW View Post
    Ordered this today!
    tw200-tci-skid-plate.jpg
    Google TCI skid plate........click on top post..........there it is!!!

    $235 + $10 shipping ($5 savings right now)

    Nice catch TrailWaysAW - they have not been produced for awhile
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    Thanks! If i can't google, I don't need it. lol
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    For all I know though, they might be waiting for TCI as well, I read somewhere they have a new shipment at the end of march? Or maybe I got lucky? who knows lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by BkCntryCrwlr View Post
    Geeeezzzzzzzz, that's a lot of pink!
    ...but wait, there's more...



    Have but not used yet, Pink Ratchet Straps.

    Coming up soon, Pink Trailer Rim.
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    eeewwwhhh! I was afraid of the trailer rim, but didn't want to (give you any ideas) bring it up! LOL!

    One thing is for certain, with Lori's bike mounted at the rear, you won't have to worry about someone rear ending you! Hmmmm, or they are so mesmerized they forget to stop.
    You can't see it if you're not out there living it!

    '94 Rainbow Warrior - not so rainbow any more - Clarke XT350 tank, Lizrdbrth's seat mod, Beer Trap Pegs, Ricochet skid plate and more.

    Going through withdrawals, sold my other two TW's, down to one....Uhggghhh! Hidden Content

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