Select Your Vehicle
view cartView Cart

Free Shipping on Orders Over $99

Only 19 Hours 16 Minutes Remaining



Bike Rack Recommendation for Use Behind a Travel Trailer

Question:

Can you tell me if this bike rack would work on a travel trailer spare tire?

asked by: Dale


Expert Reply:

Only certain bike racks can be used on the back of a travel trailer and I have included a link to them for you. The SportRack spare tire bike rack, # SR2813, is not rated for use behind a trailer.

What I recommend is installing a trailer hitch on the trailer using # 13703. It fits box frames, C-Channel, and I-Beam frames. I have included a link to the installation instructions for you.

With this hitch installed you would need to use a stabilization strap, # 18050, with a bike rack. For a 3 bike rack, you can use # S64910-2. The single arm with rotating cradles are compatible with a lot of different bikes. I have included a link to a video review for you.

If the spare tire is right in the center of the travel trailer, you may have to remove it or relocate it in order for the bike rack to clear the spare. You will only know with the hitch installed so you can measure.

expert reply by: Michael H




Have a question for the experts? click here.


Products Referenced in This Question

Adjustable Width Trailer Hitch Receiver for RVs, 22" to 72" Wide


Adjustable Width Trailer Hitch Receiver for RVs, 22" to 72" Wide

ratingratingratingratingrating
18 reviews

13703

Retail: $535.67

Price:  $311.45

Product Summary:

RV Hitch
Frame Mount
Square Tube
350 lbs TW
3500 lbs GTW

Product Specs:

Bolt-On
Weld-On
2 Inch Hitch
Frame 22 - 72 Inches Wide


more information        




Curt Trailer Hitch Support Strap - Bike Rack Strap with Cambuckle


Curt Trailer Hitch Support Strap - Bike Rack Strap with Cambuckle

ratingratingratingratingrating
55 reviews

18050

Retail: $14.72

Price:  $8.83

Product Summary:

Hitch Bike Racks
Replacement Parts

Product Specs:

Tie Down Straps


more information        




Swagman XP 3 Bike Rack for 2" Hitch


Swagman XP 3 Bike Rack for 2" Hitch

ratingratingratingratingrating
38 reviews

S64910-2

Retail: $212.00

Price:  $190.80

Product Summary:

Hanging Rack
3 Bikes
Fixed Rack
Bike Lock

Product Specs:

Class 3
Fits 2 Inch Hitch
Frame Mount - Standard


more information        





Product Page this Question was Asked From

SportRack 3 Bike Rack - Spare Tire Mount - Fixed Single Arm - Locking


SportRack 3 Bike Rack - Spare Tire Mount - Fixed Single Arm - Locking

ratingratingratingratingrating
1 reviews

SR2813

Price:  $199.95

Product Summary:

Frame Mount - Standard
3 Bikes
Hanging Rack
Bike and Rack Lock

Product Specs:

Single Arm
Standard


more information        







More Answers about Spare Tire Bike Racks





Recently Viewed Products







Stay Connected


Subscribe to email newsletter

Email  

privacy - we don't send unsolicited email





Free Shipping on Orders Over $99

Only 19 Hours 16 Minutes Remaining


etrailer.com reviewsetrailer.com reviews

All images, layout and content copyright etrailer.com