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  1. Bike rack arm search

    General T5 Chat
    Hi all, I tried posting this in the parts section but couldn't- apologies if this is not the right forum for this question! I'm looking for a VW bike rack 3rd arm, does anyone have any suggestions of where to go for a good price/cheaper alternatives? The standard on main websites seems around...
  2. Mountain Bike Camper Conversion Help!

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hi there, I am new to the forum and desperately after some advice! I've probably got a budget around £7k, so not looking for anything fancy. I was wondering if anyone had any advice for a T5 setup for two bikes and a bed big enough for two. Not fussed about anything else, kitchen etc! Should...
  3. Floor rail fixings

    General Van Chat
    Does anyone know where you can buy something like this in the UK? T Screws for multivan floor rails I've hunted the web for hours and not found anything. I'm making a board with bike fork quick release mounts that i want to fix into the caravelle floor rails so that it can be removed quickly...
  4. SWB with rear bike shed - Enough room for a caravelle bed?

    T5 Conversions
    Hi, I'd like to see if you can help me figure out if my conversion plan is possible. Essentially I'd like a caravelle/multivan seat configuration with a multiflex board for sleeping on in a T5 SWB. I'd also like on occasion to keep 2-3 mountain bikes in the rear of the van overnight with a bike...
  5. Tow bar bike rack recommendations

    General Van Chat
    Hi What is recommended for a tow-bar mounted bike rack? Need to carry 2x bikes, ideally tilting and not too much stuff directly over the tow ball that would foul doors. MAIN CONSIDERATION is not having the handlebars or pedals getting anywhere near the doors! Any suggestions? (Note: Van...
  6. Carrying bikes inside the van after a full conversion

    General T5 Chat
    I have recently had a full camper conversion done and I'm trying to work out the best way to continue to transport my bikes inside the van. Has anyone come up with a good solution? Any suggestions appreciated ? Thanks
  7. Bike lovers I need help!!

    General Van Chat
    Just got myself a SWB T5 and need ideas on the interior. My Bike is my other pride and joy and I don't want to leave it on the outside. Any help/pictures of people with beds and bikes inside would be most appreciated or just pics of bikes and vans to cheer everyone up.
  8. 100 Mile Cycle Ride for Guide Dogs Charity

    The Pub
    Hi everyone I hope its ok to post this here, I'm just trying to reach as many people as possible and I know you're such a kind bunch :) I've just registered for next years Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 mile cycle ride. I'm raising money for the Guide Dogs charity who provide a fantastic...
  9. Pashley pintail classic bike

    Life Style
    Pashley Pintail classic bike, Brand new never been on the road. This is a handbuilt retro bike that would look great at the shows and festivals £575.00 new grab a bargain At £450.00 here is a link to Pashley site and the Bike details: http://www.pashley.co.uk/products/tube-rider-pintail.html...
  10. T4 fiamma bike rack barn door type

    Wanted
    As above anyone got one they want to get rid of ? or swap for a t4 tailgate version ? cheers , Gary
  11. T4 fiamma bike rack, tailgate, 2 rails

    Parts For Sale
    For sale my Fiamma bike rack. Good condition. Has 2 rails on it but room for a 3rd. Tailgate model. Can get pictures if needed. £100. Based in Loughborough.
  12. DMR Transition 24" Team Bike

    Hobbies
    Need some funds and haven't used this bike much at all so need to sell. Wish I could find time to use it but that hasn't happened so far so guessing it wont any time soon. Hardtail single speed dirt / jump / street bike. forks: DJ3's Wheels: DMR DV's Bars: Wingbars Brakes: Hope Tech M4...
  13. Who races mountain bikes?

    The Pub
    More specifically the Mud Sweat and Gears eastern region series? When I rocked up to today's race at Codham park near Braintree in Essex, i couldn't help but notice a good selection of vans. Couldnt help but wonder if any belong to folks on here? The race was pretty grueling but also fun...
  14. Is a Bike rack an advert to say "Nick my bike"?

    General T5 Chat
    Vans parked in the drive under CCTV cameras, has a Fiamma rack on it, just to paint the picture. Maybe its just me but cant help but feel the fact that our converted garage was broken into was partly due to the fact that we keep the rack on the back of the van? Guess we were seen coming in from...
  15. Hello from a new owner in ipswich

    New T4 Members Forum
    Introducing myself as is proper etiquette, Mine's a 1.9TDI ex painters van in red, Lowered as i got it and with some tasty alloys, 91k on the clock and one of the cleanest engine bays I've seen! now for a few obligatory photos, Vans mainly for hauling mountain bikes and a spot of camping...
  16. MTB-ers what have you done with your van?

    General T4 Chat
    So, I've not got a van yet, but when i do it needs to be up to the task of carrying two bikes an sleeping two aswell. How have you done the back of your van an what clever storage solutions have you schemed? I'm also thinking ill need a shower/ bike wash etc so any other mods will be great to...
  17. Fiamma T4 Bike rack. Barndoor model

    Parts For Sale
    Selling my Fiamma bike rack, its for the T4 double rear door model. Takes 2 bikes quickly and securely. Under a year old, used often, but in perfect working order. £150 incl post to UK Folded closed. Open
  18. Bike racks and vans on Euro Tunnel

    European and Foreign Travel
    Hi, We're taking the van to France this week and booked the Euro Tunnel, my mate goes over in his Range Rover Vogue and books it as a car. I've booked the van as the same but it's bang on the limit for the height. I want to take the bikes to France but they go way over the height do the kids...
  19. Mountain Bike Internal Storage

    New T5 Members Forum
    Just ordered a 06 T32, LWB T5 window van and will be having 3 seats put in the back. I run a mountain bike training business and need to transport my bikes (up to 2), plus kit inside the van. Any ideas on how I can achieve this would great.
  20. Genuine VW Towbar Mounted Bike Rack

    Parts For Sale
    VW Part Number 1T0071105G - Uebler (German Supplier to VW) Cost New £297.00 Used - Three times and cleaned thoroughly after use Condition - Used but Nearly New Asking for £225
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