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Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar - Small - 22-1/2" - 30" - 35 lbs

Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar - Small - 22-1/2" - 30" - 35 lbs

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Adapter bar lets you carry a bike with a 22-1/2" - 30" seat-to-handlebar distance on your hanging-style or platform-style bike rack. It's perfect for women's, kid's, and alternate frame bikes. 1-800-940-8924 to order Swagman accessories and parts part number 64005 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Swagman products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar - Small - 22-1/2" - 30" - 35 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Swagman Accessories and Parts - 64005

  • Hitch Bike Racks
  • Spare Tire Bike Racks
  • Trunk Bike Racks
  • Adapter Bar
  • Frame
  • Swagman
  • 24-3/8 - 33-3/4 Inch Long

Adapter bar lets you carry a bike with a 22-1/2" - 30" seat-to-handlebar distance on your hanging-style or platform-style bike rack. It's perfect for women's, kid's, and alternate frame bikes.


Features:

  • Adapter bar lets you carry a bike with a women's, kid's, or alternate frame horizontally on your hanging bike rack
    • Also lets you carry your women's or kid's bike on a frame-mount platform-style bike rack
  • Spring-loaded tube extends to ensure a snug fit on most bikes
  • Easy push-button hooks clamp around your bike's seat post and handlebar's stem post
    • Clamps open outward to avoid interference with seat and handlebars during installation
    • Vinyl coating helps prevent scratches on your bike's paint
  • Sturdy steel construction with black powder coat finish is durable and rust resistant


Specs:

  • Carrying capacity: 1 bike
  • Weight capacity: 35 lbs
  • Adjustable length (inside clamp to inside clamp): 22-1/2" - 30"
  • Maximum handlebar stem post diameter: 2" wide
  • Maximum seat post diameter: 1-3/16" wide
  • Weight: 3.5 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Note: The adapter bar weight limit is 35 lbs when used on a hanging bike rack.


Bike Frame Adapter Bar

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This adapter bar allows you to carry a bike with a sloping top tube or step-through frame on your bike rack. It fits between the seat post and handlebar stem post of your bike to ensure level transport on your hanging-style bike rack. It also creates a top tube so you can carry your bike on a frame-mount platform-style rack. The spring-loaded bar telescopes to fit multiple frame sizes, and it can be used with no-rise bike stems.


Easy Installation

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To install the adapter bar simply open the hooks with the integrated release buttons, wrap one hook around your handlebar stem post and the other around your seat post, and close the hooks. The hooks open outward - parallel with the bar - to help you avoid interference from the seat and handlebars during installation. The bar has red "Up" indicators on each end to help prevent incorrect installation. The hooks have a vinyl coating that won't scratch or scuff your bikes' paint.



64005 Swagman Deluxe Adapter Bar for Women's, Kid's, and Alternative Frame Bikes





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Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar - Small - 22-1/2" - 30" - 35 lbs - 64005

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (781 Customer Reviews)

Adapter bar lets you carry a bike with a 22-1/2" - 30" seat-to-handlebar distance on your hanging-style or platform-style bike rack. It's perfect for women's, kid's, and alternate frame bikes.

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Highly recommend the Swagman Chinook Bike Rack! I have been using mine regularly during the last year and have had no issues. It's easy to attach and remove from my Honda CR-V. It's very sturdy and doesn't shift or 'bounce' around when I'm driving.

Joey

1/16/2024

A year later and I am still loving the Swagman Chinook bike rack! No issues and I use it a few times a week.



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This bar works great. Use it on the Townie Electra while on the Swagman Dispatch bike rack behind the camper.



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the bike rack works great i would reamend it to anyone looking for one thank you for a good product



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Could not put my bike on the rack without the frame adapter. Easy to use and convenient.

Paula

4/27/2022

A great solution!



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The rack and the bike frame adapter works awesome. Buy something good the first time and you’ll never need another one. Very sturdy product. I have a full size Chevy truck and if you mount a single bike on the outside position you can put the tailgate down without tilting it. Very impressed with that. Assembly was pretty straightforward.



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I had bought 2 electric bikes with a step through frame. The Hollywood two bike rack with the center locking device doesn't extend low enough. This adapter works perfectly. Just push a release button on each end to attach below your seat and handlebars and the internal spring adjusts to your bike and the lock draws the bike down and locked into the tire wells.



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This was useless. It expands to reach between the seat post and steering head, but it doesn't get tight enough to enable the bike carrier to secure to it. And there was no way to lock it in place. Had to return it.



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I was looking for something to help hang my wife's bike on a car bike rack. The girls style bike is hard to hang properly if at all. I found this adapter bar on etrailer. I ordered it and wow.....Works nice, just what I needed.
The service from trailer IS top notch. I was told personally when my order would arrive @ wanting to use it for a vacation very soon. I will do business again with trailer. Thank you.



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Swagman frame adapter fits and works well. Make sure you measure and order the correct size. Very easy to use with my two Lectric ebikes. I have model 2.0 with the step through frame



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Works perfectly to hold my front entry bike on my Mitsubishi Outlander. Feels safe and it is easy to use. I recommend this product



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This is my third order from etrailer, and it was an excellent experience as were the previous orders. The order was started within hours of my placing it, and the estimation of delivery time was perfect. They have a wonderful order tracking system that allowed me to see the status/location of my order in real time. Nice communications, excellent follow through, and good prices. I'll be back.



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So far it looks like the product will work well, but have not had a chance to actually use it yet. Tension on bar clips and bar spring seem snug so it will stay securely in place.



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Customer service was excellent. Tiffani was a great source of information and answered all my questions. Installed the rack and test drove it to the mail box. Looks solid. Will be traveling cross country soon.

Thanks Tiffany!



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Great product. No problems...

C L.

3/23/2024

This rack has worked well. It mounts to my vehicle with relative ease and I have had no problems with it.



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Thule I purchased Thule Raceway PRO 2-Bike Rack - Trunk Mount.–SEPT. 3rd 2019 I hauled my bikes over some of the toughest roads in NY to see how well the Raceway Pro-2 would hold up. I kept looking out of my rearview mirror to make sure our bikes were not laying in the road or another car's windshield but I had to know if the videos and reviews were true. I gave the Raceway Pro 2-BIKE RACK 5 stars since it behaved as advertised. I did not realize how heavy the bike rack was but it is a well-constructed product.  Since gaining confidence in the stability /strength of the Raceway Pro I have taken my bikes on the highway, over bumpy roads with potholes and the bikes held steady and did not sway. I can also say the Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar I purchased for my wife’s bike worked as advertised. With the bike key locking method we felt safe enough to leave the bikes locked in a parking lot while we had breakfast.  I recommend Raceway Pro for those who enjoy bicycle riding and want their bikes to be secure while traveling. I would suggest however to those who are frequent bike riders to purchase additional replacement stretch bands because I don’t know the strength of the bands long term.  It’s always good to have a spare should a rubber band snaps and you don’t have a spare.  Just a precaution.  Safe travels 



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I’m really happy with my new Draw-Tite hitch and Swagman bike rack! They work really well on my 2010 Honda Fit, and look really sleek and stylish, too. I had my local car service place put them on them for me, and the guys found them very easy to install. I’ll be carrying just one bike, so I put on just one set of tire holders, and they’re on the outer side so I can load and unload the bike without having to lift it around the backside of the mast – so easy! I also got a Swagman adapter bar (thanks for the suggestion, Alexis!) to work with the curvy step-through frame, and it’s very easy to click into place. I’m several miles away from nice safe bike trails, and I’m really enjoying how this new setup helps me go there so I can ride my new bike in a good place.



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A year ago I bought a Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar - Small - 22-1/2" - 30" - 35 lbs and also got a similar Rhino-rack brand product because I had no idea what to get. Clearly the Swagman is the better product. It opens and closes easily while the Rhino product often pinches my hand, and with each use seems to work differently.
GET a SWAGMAN.



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This product is essential for folding ebikes and works really well, it is very easy to use and will fit any size bike.

Michael

10/8/2022

Great

Michael

6/29/2023

Great



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These bike frame adapter bars are so nice for our e-bikes. They work perfect for locking down the bikes with our J bars on our bike rack.great quality



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etrailer always delivers great products FAST



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I used the bike rack for the first time today drive over 100 Miles. The installation video tutorial was excellent and helped me in installing it on my vehicle. I have a RAV4 with a spoiler and The bike rack fit perfectly not touching the spoiler as described. It was able to fit 3 bikes securely as described. I had a Thule before this and this bike rack far exceeds the quality and I feel comfortable and safe using it. I would highly recommend this bike rack and etrailer.



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Please put deliveries in boxes or plastic bags or something. My package was left outside and could have been stolen as you can clearly see what it is.



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Giving it 5 stars now that it works with my wife's bike on the rack. Will update if I incur any issues on our drive to vacation.

Christopher

9/7/2020

Still works great. No complaints and I would recommend to others.



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As described. Won’t fit properly on irregular frames. Measure carefully for good fitting on your equipment.



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I bought a new ebike and needed a cross bar that would allow me to carry it on my bike rack. Easy on and easy off.


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