Is anyone using the bike prep to attach a towball bike carrier?

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OldFartAtPlay
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Is anyone using the bike prep to attach a towball bike carrier?

Post by OldFartAtPlay » Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:26 am

Hello there...

I'm considering getting an electric car. Two of my main requirements are decent range and the ability to use my towball-mounted bike carrier (a Thule). It looks like the ID3 satisfies both of these. Is anyone using a towball mounted carrier with the ID3? Any thoughts or experiences would be very welcome.
Many thanks
Cheers, John

scott28tt
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Re: Is anyone using the bike prep to attach a towball bike carrier?

Post by scott28tt » Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:30 am

This thread should help: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=314
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kaiz
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Re: Is anyone using the bike prep to attach a towball bike carrier?

Post by kaiz » Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:05 pm

I've retrofitted it (saloon car was without), but never used since.
Life Pro Performance, Manganese gray, Heat pump, Tow bar, 0783 from scratch.

OldFartAtPlay
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Re: Is anyone using the bike prep to attach a towball bike carrier?

Post by OldFartAtPlay » Fri Feb 19, 2021 2:29 pm

Thanks Scott. I had seen that thread, but it doesn't exaxctly have much in the way of people's actual experience of the thing. It does prove it exists though!
Cheers, John

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Re: Is anyone using the bike prep to attach a towball bike carrier?

Post by OldFartAtPlay » Fri Feb 19, 2021 2:30 pm

Thanks Kaiz. Do you mean you've fitted the bike prep to an id3 yourself, but never attached a towbar mounted bike carrier to it? Thanks.
Cheers, John

kaiz
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Re: Is anyone using the bike prep to attach a towball bike carrier?

Post by kaiz » Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:41 am

No, I bought a car without bike prep, as I wanted it fast.
Dealer retrofitted it in Germany for 540€.
I've tried the hook, but haven't got a chance to go biking. ;)
Have got Thule 3-bike carrier.

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Life Pro Performance, Manganese gray, Heat pump, Tow bar, 0783 from scratch.

kaiz
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Re: Is anyone using the bike prep to attach a towball bike carrier?

Post by kaiz » Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:50 pm

Hooked on first time today.
Life Pro Performance, Manganese gray, Heat pump, Tow bar, 0783 from scratch.

OldFartAtPlay
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Re: Is anyone using the bike prep to attach a towball bike carrier?

Post by OldFartAtPlay » Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:37 pm

Hiya Kaiz..

That's brilliant, thanks for posting those pics. I'm happy then; looks like an id3 is the way to go.

Cheers, John

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Re: Is anyone using the bike prep to attach a towball bike carrier?

Post by kaiz » Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:16 am

Life Pro Performance, Manganese gray, Heat pump, Tow bar, 0783 from scratch.

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