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    BIKE RACK.

    i am deciding on either a bike rack or extra cargo on the roof. which one will look better? and will the bike rack be able to hold a small scooter such as the honda ruckus? thanks

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    Bike racks are designed to hold bicycles, not motorscooters. I would not recommend putting a ruckus ontop of your subaru.

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    After seeing how much our aluminum bicycles move I wouldn't put anything heavier up there...

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    Quote Originally Posted by 13WRXlimited View Post
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    After seeing how much our aluminum bicycles move I wouldn't put anything heavier up there...
    thanks for the pic and advice! does anyone have a cargo box on top of their wrx? i would like to see pics and a review. thanks

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    The Ruckus is 194 pounds. How are you going to get it up there? Most roof racks have a 100# weight limit.

    I have the Subaru heavy duty basket on top of my Outback, and have two Yakima Forklift bike racks attached.



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    Quote Originally Posted by brianthebballa View Post
    i am deciding on either a bike rack or extra cargo on the roof. which one will look better? and will the bike rack be able to hold a small scooter such as the honda ruckus? thanks
    Definitely dont put a scooter on top of your car. Yakima makes a good rack but its expensive. and dont run it open like most people do. buy a fairing for it (the piece of plastic across the front that deflects wind). it makes it look better and you dont have to deal with it whistling from the wind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SilverSemoWrx View Post
    Definitely dont put a scooter on top of your car. Yakima makes a good rack but its expensive. and dont run it open like most people do. buy a fairing for it (the piece of plastic across the front that deflects wind). it makes it look better and you dont have to deal with it whistling from the wind.
    Zero whistle with my above setup with moon roof open at 72mph on interstate.

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    If you want to move a ruckus around, go get a trailer hitch and a carrier. One example, plenty strong for a scooter.
    Hitch Mounted Motorcycle Carrier - 400Lb. Capacity

    Roof rack on mine. I did notice a more noise but not a huge amount.


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    I know this is an old thread but thought I'd put it up if you were still interested.

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