Carrying 2-3 MTBs in a Transit van

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cowasaki
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Carrying 2-3 MTBs in a Transit van

Postby cowasaki » 27 Aug 2018, 12:30am

Any ideas on the best way of doing this? Currently I use a ratchet strap on each bike to the rings in the van but was interested in a better alternative if anyone has any links/pictures.

I don't have a tow bar and wanted them inside rather than outside.

Thanks.

Grarea
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Re: Carrying 2-3 MTBs in a Transit van

Postby Grarea » 27 Aug 2018, 6:53am

I used to use a bike rack i knocked together out of an old pallet.
Used it in the shed and popped it into the van for the trip.
Unfortunately no photos. No more van, no more rack.


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Re: Carrying 2-3 MTBs in a Transit van

Postby foxyrider » 27 Aug 2018, 10:12am

Stack and strap is the easiest, cheapest option.
Convention? what's that then?
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cowasaki
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Re: Carrying 2-3 MTBs in a Transit van

Postby cowasaki » 27 Aug 2018, 10:40am

Thanks everyone. I was hoping to keep the front wheel on but it's seconds of a job removing it so not a big issue if I go down the route of clamping the front forks. My biggest concern was holding it by the wheels and bending a wheel. At the moment my biggest concern is damaging gearing or similar when strapping them in.