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Build a car-top bike carrier for 4 bicycles or 2 canoes. Est. cost: $30.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #218 Apr 1981 (v.31#4) pg. 80

Carrier for a bicycle is made from PVC pipe which is clamped to an existing cartop carrier.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #356 Mar 1995 (v.45#3) pg. 54

Car-top rack combines commercially available roof brackets with shop-built load bars, flatbed and rails. Optional bicycle-carrier hardware can be incorporated into the rack.
HOME MECHANIX #686 Jun 1985 (v.81) pg. 73, 74

A guide to bike carriers. A look at what is available in carriers designed to attach to a car and tips on their use.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #605 Oct 1978 (v.74) pg. 71

Easy-to-build rooftop bike carrier for your car.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #88 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 90

Cartop carrier for two bicycles is made from aluminum tubing, conduit, PVC pipe and assorted hardware.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #100 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 124

Cartop carrier holds up to five bicycles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1968 (v.130#4) pg. 159

Removable car-bumper bike carrying rack built from wood and hardware.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1972 (v.137#2) pg. 128

How to build a cartop platform for transporting five bicycles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1973 (v.140#3) pg. 154

Tilting motorcycle carrying rack mounted on the back of your truck or camper uses an automobile jack to make loading even the heaviest cycle a one-man job.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1972 (v.201#1) pg. 122

Car-top carrier holds two bicycles upside down, with straps around handlebars and seat.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1972 (v.201#4) pg. 128

Bicycle rack attaches to the rear of a pickup camper. Holds up to three bicycles. Built of scrap plywood, 1x2s and 1x4s.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1973 (v.203#6) pg. 58

How to make an adaptor to mount to a standard cartop rack that will hold up to five bicycles.
SUNSET Jan 1978 (v.160#1) pg. 66

Wooden stand holds the front wheels of bicycles when transporting in the bed of a pickup-up truck.
SUNSET Nov 1985 (v.175#5) pg. 150