Bike rack mistake?

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Main Forum' started by scottwyden, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. scottwyden

    scottwyden new jersey photographer

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    Darell,

    I'm a strange dude. I like simple. I like clean. It's like having a PDA and an iPhone. No point, right? I'd rather not have a rack that does more than what I need when I can have a small bike rack that I can attach when I need it. It's just how I am. Whether it makes sense or not doesn't matter. I know I'll loose some money on selling it but I have to do what makes me feel better about the car and how I use it.

    Also to answer the other question.. I got the Prius because 50mpg is pretty awesome and I have all of the same features my G35x had (minus the AWD) and for a cheaper price!
     
  2. darelldd

    darelldd Prius is our Gas Guzzler

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    Scott -

    It's all good. It may not have seemed like it, but I was just trying to help. :)

    Best of luck figuring it out... from one perfectionist to another. (Please note that I purchased and resold three complete roof rack systems before I settled on the Yakima. I then went on to buy a hitch and hitch-mounted rack (oh, make that a couple of racks before I found the right one)... and then a trailer - all for the same purpose of carrying bikes. If it is "strange dude" that we're after, I don't have to look past the mirror). :D

    What.. .want proof?

    Hitch: Prius Hitch
    Saris Thelma: Saris Thelma
    Yakima Rock4: Yakima Roc4 Prius
    Yakima permanent roof rack: Prius Permanent Rack Pads
    Yakima and Saris clip-on racks: Prius Clip Racks
    Sportsrig Trailer: EV page

    Now who do you think is strange?
     
  3. MataOrtiz

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    Can you use a roof rack with the solar roof, or is that completely out?
     
  4. scottwyden

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    @MetaOrtiz, I remember seeing the same rack I have on someones Prius with a solar. Just through the threads and you should find it somewhere.

    Darell, I know you're trying to help. I appreciate it. You are as strange as me for sure ;)

    I really like the Saris Bones and saw that many people are using it but had to protect the spoiler a bit by purchasing some pipe foam from Home Depot. Sounds perfect to me!
     
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