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Bike rack for Bug??(3 posts)

Bike rack for Bug??JBurton
Jun 3, 2002 6:06 PM
I have a Saris Roof rack on my Cherokee. Unfortunately, my fiance' drives that car most days, including days that I would like to go places to ride. My other car is a 1971 Bug, which I love, but my other half refuses to drive (understandably...no air, smells like exhaust).

Any Ideas about a trunk (deck lid) mount bike carrier would fit a classic Bug? I have asked Saris, Thule, and Yakima with no responses. It seems like I have seen a Saris Bones rack on the back of a bug before.

It is sort of comical to think of putting $5,000 worth of bikes on a $1,000 car, huh? It is, however, quite a feat to take apart a bike to fit inside a Bug, not to mention two or three (road, mountain, friend's)...not much room left for me, much less a passenger.
re: Bike rack for Bug??hoboken_rider
Jun 4, 2002 3:53 AM
I actually saw a rack in my LBS that was specifically for a bug. I don't remember off hand what rack it was, but I'll try and make a phone call or stop by this week and find out. If you're still interested, let me know and I'll forward the info on.
Thanks, man. That would be great. (nm)JBurton
Jun 4, 2002 6:59 AM