Bike show mounting options

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I need to use my enclosed trailer for work. I used to have two ATK bike shoes mounted to a 3/4" sheet of plywood. I could swap it from the truck bed to the trailer. But, the plywood is really heavy and hard to maneuver.

Any suggestions for a quick mount system in the trailer?

What about an alum. frame that could be swapped from the trailer to the truck when necessary?

Thanks in advance.
 

whyzee

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I wanted to use bike shoes also in my enclosed also, but went with quick release chocks instead. I wanted to be able to remove the bikes and put down a matress so to sleep in the trailer at night as well as use the trailer for hauling work tools and material. I also went with chocks because the shoes don't work on my Harley.
I still have been thinking of a flush mount bike shoe mount, just not sure how to make it work either...
 

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Todd,

Is the plywood in the truckbed secured to the floor? What keeps it from going anywhere? Anybody else use the bike shoes in a truck bed? How do you mount them in the bed?

Tommy
 

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I'm not sure what you mean by bike "shoes" but I have the round tube "chocks" mounted to a chunk of plywood that I can swap back and forth from the trailer to the truck bed.

Todd - just how big is this piece of plywood that makes it so heavy and hard to maneuver? Mine is 2' x 4' and I can pick it up with one hand.
 

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I wanted the floor of my trailer clear for other uses. I opted to go with putting recessed D-Rings in the floor and then securing the bikes on a stand with turnbuckles to the footpegs. I think it was WaltCmoto that I got the idea from. It works easy as can be and the bikes never move. Another advantage is no tie downs and the suspension isn't compressed during travel.