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kb1 3 Jun 2004 14:49

looking for surfracks for motorcycles
 
does anyone know of a surfboard rack sidecar or overhead style that can fit on a variety of bikes? I am travelling in Southern France/Spain and need to transport a surfboard while there. Just for short runs but I believe that a trailer style board rack might be too light. Any advice from the surf community? feel free to Email me at link above. Thanks in advance!

[This message has been edited by kb1 (edited 07 June 2004).]

Tim Wood 4 Jun 2004 11:47

Go to http://hometown.aol.com/mschue5938/mschuette.html or email Mschue5938@aol.com.

He makes large bike racks which should take a surfboard. Perhaps you could copy the design?I would have thought it would be really difficult in crosswinds?
Tim

[This message has been edited by Tim Wood (edited 08 June 2004).]

beddhist 4 Jun 2004 14:10

I consider carrying a surfboard on a bike dangerous. You may get stopped by police and prevented from continuing.

Your options then are:

a small trailer
a sidecar
a car

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Salut from Southern France, the bikers' paradise,

Peter.

kb1 8 Jun 2004 04:31

Thanks, I am looking for a sidecar mounted rack I have seen in Hawaii but believe it was custom made. The crosswind can be a bit tricky but a trailer is too light and is a real danger at speeds over 30km. Brackets of the frame with a "v" facing up to mount the board is what I was hoping for. Thanks for te input, KB


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