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Old 05-27-2021, 12:06 PM   #1
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Any suggestions on how to carry two bicycles on the back of a 189FBK?
No bumper and the spare is mounted to the back wall. Is that strong enough to support a tire mounted carrier?
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Old 05-28-2021, 11:22 AM   #2
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No the spare tire won't support the weight of one, let alone 2 bicycles. There are several options available though for carrying the bikes on the front of the trailer. The bike bunk allows you to carry them above the propane tanks, https://www.etrailer.com/RV-and-Camp...on/CC-275.html
There are also several bike racks that mount on the shank of the ball mount if you have enough clearance. This one is for 3 bikes but you get the idea: https://www.etrailer.com/Bike-Racks/Curt/C18013.html
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I added a bumper to mine. Brackets bolt to the frame, then the bumper is welded to the two brackets so the spacing of the brackets fit the frame spacing.



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I did this, using a Harbor Fright hitch rack, modified and removed the hitch parts and bolted to the frame,
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I added “universal fit” receiver buy Curt to my 189FDS. Then moved my spare tire up to the front and upgraded to two golf cart batteries - this is to help rebalance the trailer for proper tongue weight.

The additional weight on the back can be dangerous if you don’t rebalance.

I have pictures of my setup in my profile
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Old 06-07-2021, 07:57 AM   #6
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Saw this rack in camping world (Roseville CA) I was tempted but didn’t buy one yet. Called “Jack-It” attaches to tongue and somehow to curved front. On sale $216
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