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Old 04-25-2017, 03:51 PM   #15
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What and where did you find the bike rack that will clear the slideout with a drop-down hitch? Is it working well?
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Old 04-25-2017, 05:49 PM   #16
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I picked up a Thule Apex at a local bike shop. Here's a link to the Thule site.

https://www.thule.com/en-us/us/bike-...9025-_-1258650

I should add that it works very well. No need to remove the bikes, just release the lever and lower the bikes to about 45 degrees from horizontal. I first tried a swing-away rack, but it did not swing far enough out of the way to clear the slide.
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I've been looking for a rack on the back of our Vista 26. It seems that all bike racks are not designed to be used on the back of a motor home. Swagman has one of two. Many of vendors I contacted did no recommend their product for use on the back of a motor home. The problem seemed to be that large amount of motion from bumps etc put a strain on the mount. Check with the vendor before purchasing.
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I used a drop down hitch to clear the slide out. The rack I have is for a tandem bike so that would not help you. The drop hitch is Blue OX 8 inch

https://www.blueoxtowbars.com/produc...ceiver,BX88131

This gave me about a 2 inch clearance from the slide.
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