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Old 08-03-2019, 04:42 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Make roof racks more aero?
"Don't do it bad idea" doesn't really answer the question. I have a rear bumper rack now, but I used to carry the bike on a removable rack like so:



I took the picture to record how to dispose the pedals so they didn't bear on the roof. I used a 4" thin redwood board on the front like Thule does to cut down the humming from the crossbars at 45mph. They're quieter faster or slower. Lengthwise wooden slats are preferable:


http://vwparts.aircooled.net/v/vspfi...91-01988-2.jpg
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