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Transporting Bicycles, What do you use?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by madisonsfinest, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. Jun 5, 2010 at 5:28 PM
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    madisonsfinest

    madisonsfinest [OP] Addicted to my DSLR

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    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!
     
  2. Jun 5, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    Cortland

    Cortland THIS IS AMERICA!!!

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  3. Jun 5, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    brow

    brow Well-Known Member

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    home made from an old yakima car rack

    rack2.jpg
    rack3.jpg
     
  4. Jun 5, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    I strap it down like a dirt bike, with the front wheel on. Seems to work well.
     
  5. Jun 5, 2010 at 7:12 PM
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    tussery

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    Another Rocky Mounts user.
     
  6. Jun 5, 2010 at 7:44 PM
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    madisonsfinest

    madisonsfinest [OP] Addicted to my DSLR

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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
     
  7. Jun 5, 2010 at 8:02 PM
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    scmbr549

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    Another Rocky Mounts user.
     
  8. Jun 6, 2010 at 5:59 PM
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    tussery

    tussery Well-Known Member

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    That's nice but would only work in a Long Bed DC which he doesn't have
     
  9. Jun 6, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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    StarGazer

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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.
     
  10. Jun 6, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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    Cortland

    Cortland THIS IS AMERICA!!!

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    I will try to get pics up soon.
     
  11. Jun 7, 2010 at 7:20 AM
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    madisonsfinest

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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!
     
  12. Jun 7, 2010 at 7:45 AM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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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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  13. Jun 7, 2010 at 8:01 AM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    i don't really give a shit about my bike...lol i just throw it in there and tie a rope over it so it doesn't fly out...which can happen lol...
     
  14. Jun 7, 2010 at 8:03 AM
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    AeroCooper

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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.
     
  15. Jun 7, 2010 at 8:13 AM
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  17. Jun 7, 2010 at 8:15 AM
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    I have a long bed with a canopy so I have a Yakima that attaches to my hitch.
     
  18. Jun 7, 2010 at 8:30 AM
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    davidpick

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    [​IMG]
     
  19. Jun 7, 2010 at 8:34 AM
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    sd_tacoma

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    I used the Rocky Mounts rail mounted fork mounts. They are reasonably priced and extremely high quality.
     
  20. Jun 7, 2010 at 9:36 AM
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    Rhino8541

    Rhino8541 I like ze best!

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    Check out my build thread.
    Thats a really good idea!
     
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