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Old 06-11-2013, 08:34 AM   #1
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Carrying a Bicycle on your 990 Adventure

Does anybody out there have a way to carry your bicycle on your 990 Adventure? A mounting or rack?
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:41 AM   #2
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I don't have anything to add as of yet, but this is going to be my next project. I am considering a fork mount either on the passenger peg mount or over the pillion part of the seat. Front wheel will mount on opposite side to pannier rack. This is all concept so far. I hope someone has done it and can post some specifics before I start for extra ideas!
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:45 AM   #3
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http://2x2cycles.com/product/motorcycle-bicycle-rack/#

No idea if it works... just a quick google search found it. Good luck.

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Old 06-11-2013, 08:45 AM   #4
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Yes. I had a front piece locally custom welded ($180) to fit over my seat, that holds some Yakima Rack rack parts,
the back, I fabricated with some more Yakima parts, bolted to my "ZipTy Racing" billet luggage rack.
I just bungee the front wheel to the bicycle's side. Solid and stable, even on light gravel, even in wind.













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New 'rack' and design less the padding. There are brackets extending the frame underneath the stock rack to reinforce it; my hope is the tubing on top of the rack will also help stiffen it. The bolts are just what I had. I took the tool box out since it wouldn't be able to be accessed with the rack in place anyway. For testing I nailed a bunch of speed bumps going way too fast (with the bike on, and before I finished all the welds) and everything seemed solid.



How it works. Much better way to go; can't even tell it is on there when riding. I should have listened to Apple Jam in the first place. Sadly, there is no way I could leave the rear tire on; the rack and tray just aren't strong enough for that.

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Old 06-11-2013, 10:40 AM   #5
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Although not a 990 the concept is there, seen at the HU meeting in Cambria

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Old 06-11-2013, 12:47 PM   #6
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I did a mount just like shown above but I did not need to fabricate or strengthen anything. I used a Rocky Mountain rail that I bought used here in the FM and it worked great. Bungeed the front wheel to the frame and away I went. No issues. A bike at 25 lbs (maybe 30 with the rack) is not much more than a camping load.
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:18 PM   #7
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2X2 Rack looks good to me

I'd buy one if I had the extra cash. Looks like a good system and they make one for the 990. Check out this article in Dirt Rag.

http://www.dirtragmag.com/webrag/fir...e-bicycle-rack
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