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Bike rack options on a A1

Discussion in 'A1 forum' started by The Challinor, May 25, 2014.

  1. The Challinor
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    The Challinor Well-Known Member

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    [May 25, 2014]
    Hey all, after a solution to carry 2 mountain bikes on my partners A1. Just wondering what the options are and the best way to go. Did a search but came up empty.
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    [May 25, 2014]
    You have 2 options really, one fairly affordable and the other not so much lol. The first is a set of roof bars with 2 cycle holders mounted on top which will set you back around £380 odd or the alternative is a tow bar with a cycle mount attachment which will cost the best part of £1500 fitted at a main dealer. Hope this helps :)
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    [May 26, 2014]
    Can you actually fit a roof mount option to a 3dr?

    Looked at tow bar option and that was coming up about £400 for aftermarket.

    Anyone used the dreaded cycle carrier?
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    [May 26, 2014]
    Yes you can mount it on both the 3dr and sportback. If you are referring to the boot mounted one I've heard problems especially from s-line model owners that the straps catch on the boot spoiler
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    [May 28, 2014]
    Could be a daft question but not sure how easy it would be to lift a pair of 29er's on top of the roof. Would you just go for the Audi one or can you recommend a decent 3rd party solution?
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