What does OT think of this bike carrier

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  1. twinturboteddy

    twinturboteddy Bling Bling!

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    http://www.gc-carriers.com/pages.php?pagename=sbc

    My car is a 00 4Runner and my bike is TBD

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    Intended for sport bikes 601cc and up. The carrier is rated for 900lbs at any given time.

    It requires 5 rachet style tie down straps. The channel is 8" wide and 75" in overall length. Added “Y” support eliminates the sway in the carrier which is found in other designs when hauling th Hayabusa and ZX-12.

    The loading ramp is 41" in length. Sq. Tube is 2x2. Bolts added for extra safety. Loading ramp is 41"
     
  2. Tom93R1

    Tom93R1 Member

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    A 4Runner isnt really made for heavy loades. I would be worried that the rear would sag pretty good wirth 4-500 pounds of bike hanging off it. A small trailer is probably be a better way to move the bike around.
     
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    i agree. Your 4 runner is gonna be sagging and loading that looks like a bitch. Just get a small cheap trailer from Costco.
     
  4. Jujharoo

    Jujharoo New Member

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    I really like that Idea. For heavier bikes you can always get stiffer suspension.

    All I need is an SUV or a pick now, I'll be able to carry my 2 wheeler anywhere I want.

    Oh the price of the product is not bad at all either.
     
  5. Esp69st

    Esp69st Who's talking about OIL... bitch you cooking

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    how much are those...
     
  6. Peter Gibbons

    Peter Gibbons OT Supporter

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    If you drive a 4 runner, why not get a trailer?
     
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    Im not sure exactly. Really cheap though. I wouldnt imagine them being much over 200$
     

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