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Old 20-03-2005   #1
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cycle carrier?

Does anyone know a good cycle carrier for the mk2 punto?

i tried one but as soon as you put weight on it, it bends the boot in where the foam pad makes contact. i want to be able to take up to 3 bikes. if i use one like that i'm afraid it might permanently damage the boot.
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Re: cycle carrier?

I have one that works brilliant, but I can't remember who makes it. I'll find out when I get my car out of the garage in the morning and post it

Rather than a different rack have you tried to make sure you assemble the rack so it puts little strain on the boot metalwork? On mine I make the top-straps (that go over the boot lid) take most of the weight with the 'legs' being guides-only for location.
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Re: cycle carrier?

went out and bought one and fitted it ok. it's suposed to fit against the bumper but with it being flush it's awkward. its resting in against the recess used to lift theboot. seems ok.
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Re: cycle carrier?

i hope you have a light board ro go on that, you can get racks that sit on a towbar ball.
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