Anyone has owned a tow hitch bike rack knows, they like to wobble around, usually driving you crazy. There is nothing worse than seeing your expensive bikes being continuously shaken, without you even riding them.
I did all kinds of modifications to my last tow hitch bike rack just so it wouldn’t wobble as much. In the end I spent hours messing around with it and I never completely solved the problem. When I got my new bike rack I was hoping this would not be the case, but just like my old one it swayed and bounced all over the place while on the road.
My new book “Going Off The Grid” is finally here! This off the grid adventure started 10 years ago when I wanted to get back to a simpler life, such as I had growing up. There were a lot of stops and starts, but I kept at it, and finally made it happen. During the process of my project I noticed a lot of people showing interest in what I was doing, so I started documenting my progress. That is where the idea of my “Going Off The Grid” book came from.
Every once in awhile I find a product that deserves my time to do a detailed review; Gen-Y Hitches and BoltLock locking tow hitch pins are two high quality products that I definitely recommend.
I do a lot of towing spending half the year in my travel trailer, and hauling building materials up to my property off the grid. I have 4-5 drop down hitches in various drops and ball sizes, and I finally got fed up dealing with multiple tow hitches depending on the rise or drop I needed. So on the dummy net I went searching for an adjustable tow hitch. As with anything on the internet unless you know exactly what you are looking for you are overwhelmed by the choices, and that was true in this case. I found a multitude of different drop down hitches and I found two main characteristics:
I am a regular on the The Survival Podcast, as an expert on Primal health, nutrition and exercise. I share a lot of great information during this question and answer format. I have realized I cover a lot of information that may not be contained on my website or blog. So from here on out I will share it with you on my website as well. Below is the audio of my answer to the listener question. In addition, you will find the entire transcript below as well. Please feel free to leave any questions in the comments section, and I will make sure to answer them.
Yes, it is that time of year again when we make those New Years Resolutions that most will not follow through on or stick with. With that in mind here are 5 easy steps for you to stick with your New Years health goals.
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Gary Collins, MS was born in Southern California and raised in the High Desert at the basin of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. He has been involved in organized sports, nutrition and fitness for over 30 years. Read more…