Carrying my Ice Trike on a Motorhome

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Alan58
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Carrying my Ice Trike on a Motorhome

Postby Alan58 » 8 Jul 2018, 8:30am

Hi I have an Ice Adventure: I was wondering if anyone knew the best way of carrying it on the back of my motorhome? I have a tow bar if required. My wife also has a bike. My motorhome is a Swift Suntor 4 berth. Kind regards Alan

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NATURAL ANKLING
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Re: Carrying my Ice Trike on a Motorhome

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 8 Jul 2018, 10:50am

Hi,
I reinforced the rear panel of my "Coach" built motorhome to take a four bike rack!
(not possible with sandwich glued up panel on yours, anything is possible though)
Best bet will be towbar type rack..........but do they make one....some modification to motorhome / rack I see will be required.
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Re: Carrying my Ice Trike on a Motorhome

Postby [XAP]Bob » 8 Jul 2018, 2:02pm

In the US there are a lot of tower based racks out there...
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Re: Carrying my Ice Trike on a Motorhome

Postby crossfire » 8 Jul 2018, 5:15pm

Trailer? rear wheels at back and front hanging over draw bar? Difficult to see from a motorhome but flag on bike may help if you can see through the `van.
Just an idea
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Re: Carrying my Ice Trike on a Motorhome

Postby Cunobelin » 8 Jul 2018, 6:46pm

One of the most common ways to carry a trike is a tow bar mounted bike rack

Then place the trike rear wheel uppermost on the rack and secure to the roof with a strap..... or if posh a SeaSucker

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Re: Carrying my Ice Trike on a Motorhome

Postby climo » 9 Jul 2018, 8:45am

Pendle 4 bike towbar carrier with the main tubes extended by roughly 30cm. I've got one off bay and will be doing that. Pendle say its not a good idea but I would say that a folded trike weighs a lot less than 4 bikes. Pendle also make a trike specific rack but at over £300 it seems a bit high priced.