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Swing Away bike racks
Negotiating to buy a 2019 89rb and researching bike racks. 

Everybody says to stay away from ladder mounted racks as the ladder won't stand the weight and vibration.  I have to say this is confusing as I carried two regular, human powered pedal bikes on a ladder rack all the way to Alaska and never had a bit of problems...but I'll concede to the current opinions for the purpose of this thread. 

Looking at the swing away units and was wondering IF anyone has that setup, for how long and how stisfied are you with it?

Thanks in advance   Big Grin Big Grin
Ladder mounts coming loose - that's news to me - possibly because ladders have changed design?
I had a hitch mounted two bike rack that was what one could call a "drop-a-way".  It worked fine - though it was heavy to pull the drop away pin and lower two bikes.  As I recall, it was necessary to drop the bike for easy access to the rear door.
There are hundreds of bike racks now.  The one I used was something like this:
I traded in the problematic 2014 Lance for an 1150 Arctic Fox - wish EC made the 1150.
The rig looks similar to this - nothing exceeds factory weight limits.
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