motojackrack bike carrier



3 replies to this topic
  • sound

Posted February 13, 2001 - 08:40 PM

#1

I just had a 2inch reciever class2 hitch installed so I could try my freinds jack rack. I need to take
my bike to the shop,but my trailer is snowed in. Plus I really want one of these racks so that when I
want to go for a ride I can skip the hour it takes getting ready and I can travel safely with my
bike.(my trailer is very old) I just searched on the net and it stated that the rack needs a class 3?
Anyone here have an opinion on this rack and its use with a class2?

  • jj

Posted February 13, 2001 - 08:57 PM

#2

You might be OK with a class 2 hitch. It all depends upon the weight of you bike.

I've talked to the guy that makes the Motojackrack he's a pretty nice guy. Give him a call and ask him.

Sorry no definitive answer.

I did find out that they make two racks one for bike under 300lbs and one for over. He assured me that I would be just fine with the standard rack (under 300). Although I just thought about the fact that I want the rack with the optional gas can attachment. Bike weighs 265 + 3.2 gallons + 5 gallons (8lbs/gallon). Hmmmmm over 300lbs...

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[This message has been edited by JJ (edited 02-13-2001).]

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  • teamtoxic

Posted February 14, 2001 - 05:46 AM

#3

Be safe. If your vehicle isn't a little Geo Metro or something, get the Class III hitch. You can feel more confident with a class III. That's all my family has ever had for hitches, its worth the money.

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  • Odie

Posted February 14, 2001 - 06:01 AM

#4

I totally agree with Toxic. If you can swing it, get the class III. I don't think there's much of a price difference anyway.





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