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Old 06-05-2010, 05:28 PM   #1
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Transporting Bicycles, What do you use?

Trying to get some ideas of what people are doing to transport there bicycles in their tacomas. I've seen the Toyota option in accessories, and I'm wondering if yakima, saris, and others make the same thing. It would be awesome if you could post pics of your setups. Thanks!
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Old 06-05-2010, 06:30 PM   #2
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I just bought Rocky Mounts Clutch SD...It's pretty sweet!

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Old 06-05-2010, 06:42 PM   #4
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I strap it down like a dirt bike, with the front wheel on. Seems to work well.
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Old 06-05-2010, 07:44 PM   #6
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Cortland that looks like a good option and much cheaper than Toyota's offering. Can you post pics of yours in use? Thanks
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Another Rocky Mounts user.
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Old 06-06-2010, 05:59 PM   #8
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That's nice but would only work in a Long Bed DC which he doesn't have
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Old 06-06-2010, 06:13 PM   #9
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I use to use Swagman but can't w/ my much larger TT. But it worked great when I was towing my pop up trailer.
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Old 06-06-2010, 07:02 PM   #10
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Cortland that looks like a good option and much cheaper than Toyota's offering. Can you post pics of yours in use? Thanks
I will try to get pics up soon.
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Old 06-07-2010, 07:20 AM   #11
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Well Cortland I hope it holds it in there really well, because I just purchased one based solely on your recommendation!
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Old 06-07-2010, 07:45 AM   #12
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two fork mounts bolted to the case of my roll up tenneau cover, and two on a thule roof rack up top. very happy with the setup

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Old 06-07-2010, 08:03 AM   #14
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I use Rocky Mounts also. They are quite nice, and you can store the moving parts inside the cab if you want to, which I do.
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Old 06-07-2010, 08:13 AM   #15
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I just throw it in the bed most of the time. For overnight camping trips when I need the bed for gear or for situations I need to have my bike locked I use this Sportrack.

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Old 06-07-2010, 08:15 AM   #17
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I have a long bed with a canopy so I have a Yakima that attaches to my hitch.
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Old 06-07-2010, 08:30 AM   #18
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Home-made bike rack: pressure-treated 2x6 and two fork mounts bolted to it. Works great and only cost me ~$30.

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I used the Rocky Mounts rail mounted fork mounts. They are reasonably priced and extremely high quality.
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(2) $10 locking mounts I bought from a member on here attached to my bed bar I bought from w8n4mud



I put the bike all the way to the side so it rides on my wheel hump and I can still fit tons of camping/kayaking stuff in the bed.
Thats a really good idea!
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