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Mini Cooper

Postby Phattmatt » April 16th, 2013, 4:44 pm

Do you have one? How do you transport your bike?
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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby G.Cook » April 16th, 2013, 7:04 pm

I have a Countryman and we have the Mini bike rack for the back. If you go to the Yakima rack site they have a "fit my car" app to tell you what you would need for your Mini.
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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby iamkickstand » April 16th, 2013, 7:17 pm

a guy I ride with from time to time has one, I think he takes his bike apart and puts it inside.
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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby b_b » April 17th, 2013, 6:10 am

I carry the mini coop on my bike...
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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby Phattmatt » April 17th, 2013, 6:17 am

b_b wrote:I carry the mini coop on my bike...



In your saddle bag? :lol:
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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby Phattmatt » April 17th, 2013, 6:19 am

iamkickstand wrote:a guy I ride with from time to time has one, I think he takes his bike apart and puts it inside.

I'm not sure if mine will fit. I ride an XL 29er.
I guess that's an option. :roll:
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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby CraveSingletrack » April 17th, 2013, 6:46 am

Get a hitch?
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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby Phattmatt » April 17th, 2013, 7:53 am

kyleRIG29er wrote:Get a hitch?

I'd like to but its a Cooper S. Out has dual pipes located rear center.
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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby CraveSingletrack » April 17th, 2013, 8:15 am

Phattmatt wrote: I'd like to but its a Cooper S. Out has dual pipes located rear center.


Do somethign like this.


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Or buy a clubman S. A little more space, and dual pipe make for easier hitch options. I am not a fan of roof racks, but that's me.
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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby G.Cook » April 17th, 2013, 8:36 am

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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby Mboz » April 17th, 2013, 9:05 am

I've never done a hitch on my cooper, but have shoved a bike in the back. It's a 29'er. It fits, but it's not a great solution.

Mini has the sport link option you can add which will work with the S model, or you may also want to check out this link http://forums.mtbr.com/car-biker/show-us-your-mini-cooper-167339.html as it has a lot of ideas.

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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby rvd » April 17th, 2013, 11:02 am

You could try the SeaSucker
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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby pfox90 » April 17th, 2013, 11:08 am

A saris gran fondo may work as well.
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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby b_b » April 17th, 2013, 12:41 pm

That Sea Sucker looks interesting. I'd also run some straps, but could possibly leave secured inside and just open hatch and pull them out or run to the roof rack.
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Re: Mini Cooper

Postby clydeone » April 19th, 2013, 3:22 am

pfox90 wrote:A saris gran fondo may work as well.


I use the gran fondo on my Mini Cooper s and it works great.
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