mine used to swing down also until I bolted it solid. . they use these styles if there is a door or water heater ,etc , behind it. ...nothing to do with a bike...where did he think that one up?
company probably got a deal on that style plus the simpleness of only having one style for the installers to put on..
It was a rainy few days at Algonquin Prov park...tarps kept us dry.
Wayne --Belle River (Windsor), Ontario
2013 Sunset Trail Reserve 25RB..
2015 White Chev Silverado 2500HD 4x4 (6.0 l gasser)
2003 Mountain Star 890SBRX Truck Camper