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SportRack Bike Frame Adapter Bar for Women's and Alternative Frame Bikes

SportRack Bike Frame Adapter Bar for Women's and Alternative Frame Bikes

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This bike adapter bar lets you easily carry a woman's or child's bike on your hitch-, trunk-, or spare-tire-mounted bike rack. Rubber-coated, push-button hooks protect your bike's paint, and the telescoping design ensures a snug fit. Call 800-298-1624 to order SportRack accessories and parts part number SR0500 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all SportRack products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for SportRack Bike Frame Adapter Bar for Women's and Alternative Frame Bikes. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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  • Hitch Bike Racks
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  • Bike Adapter Bar
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  • 15-1/4 - 22-5/8 Inch Long

This bike adapter bar lets you easily carry a woman's or child's bike on your hitch-, trunk-, or spare-tire-mounted bike rack. Rubber-coated, push-button hooks protect your bike's paint, and the telescoping design ensures a snug fit.


Features:

  • Adapter bar lets you carry a bike with an alternative frame shape on your hitch-, trunk-, or spare-tire-mounted bike rack
    • Provides a horizontal mounting point for level transport of your bicycle
  • Versatile design lets you use the bar with most bikes and bike carriers
    • Fits most bike frame styles, including women's, children's, and alternative frames
    • Works with single- or dual-arm racks
  • Telescoping tube extends from 15-1/4" to 22-5/8" to ensure a snug fit on your bike frame
  • Push-button-operated hooks allow quick and easy installation on your bike's frame
    • Hooks connect to your bike's seat post and handlebar stem post
    • Rubber coating prevents the bar from marring your bike's paint
    • Hook opening dimensions: 3-1/2" long x 2-1/8" wide
  • Steel construction with black powder coat finish is durable and rust resistant
  • Limited lifetime warranty


SR0500 SportRack Alternative Bike Frame Adapter Bar; replaces A34500

Item # SR0500






Customer Reviews

SportRack Bike Frame Adapter Bar for Women's and Alternative Frame Bikes - SR0500

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (40 Customer Reviews)

This bike adapter bar lets you easily carry a woman's or child's bike on your hitch-, trunk-, or spare-tire-mounted bike rack. Rubber-coated, push-button hooks protect your bike's paint, and the telescoping design ensures a snug fit.

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Purchasing thru etrailer was a great experience. My order was processed promptly, my package arrived as expected, and the shipping vendor used (UPS) delivered on time and when they said it would be delivered! The product purchased is of high quality and works as expected. I’d definitely do business with etrailer again. I highly recommend etrailer.



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Although we haven't used these on a long trip, I can say they work great to stabilize our kid's bikes when we went on a short trip in our community. We had no idea we were supposed to use these adapters to keep the bike safe (from falling off) and also from damaging the bikes while being transported, we now realize how much better the bikes fit and are much more secure. Because of COVID, the Thule adapters were out of stock but this brand is pretty much the same, does the same job and was less expensive.



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There's no way that I could mout all four bikes without these. They work beautifully.



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Our adapter bar for our bike rake was exactly what we needed. Alex from etrailer kept in contact with us thru the whole process to let us know when it was shipped and to make sure we received it. I would recommend etrailer for ordering any bike accessories you may need. Thanks Alex for a job well done.



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The bar fits my "low entry" bike well. It's strong and supports the bike nicely on the bike rack.



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Works well



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Perfect fit to add to bike rack!



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This product is a God send. Too bad that th bike rack I purchased didn't mention the fact that I way need to purchase a bike frame attachment. If they did it would have beeen better thank god this product is available and that etrailer had it available.



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As described!



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Bike frame adapter works great. Easy to attach to bikes and works with my bike rack great.



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I've not had a chance to try this out yet. I'm giving 4 stars for the speed in shipping though!



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Great tool to "even out" those bike lines when carrying on the back of a vehicle.



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Great product. Just use an extra strap between your frame (under the seat) and the carrier bar for added safety. Just think... if the seat came off, your bike would be on the ground without it!



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I have been VERY happy with the customer service from etrailer, specifically Noah!! As far as the product, it is easy to use and solves the problem of securing my step through bicycle. I have just used it once but so far so good.



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Work as expected. A little cheaper than the Yakima brand.



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Worked perfectly and seems to be made well. Easy to use.



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Came quick and works great!



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Perfect for supporting our bikes on our bike rack.



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Works well!



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I thought this was something terrific that I couldn’t findI put this on in five seconds and took it off in five seconds this appears to be just what I was looking for



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Quick, accurate and safe product delive ry!



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Definitely helps on a female bike. No issues. Works great.



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  • Dimensions of Openings on SportRack Bike Adapter Bar SR0500
    I went to our warehouse and measured the two ends of the SportRack Bike Adapter Bar # SR0500. I found that the openings are 2-1/8-inch wide x 3-1/2-inch long so a bike seat post or handlebar stem up to 2-1/8-inches wide can be accommodated and will allow the bike to be carried on a standard hanging style bike carrier.
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  • Do the Cradles on the SportRack Trunk Bike Carrier Move While in Transport
    I viewed the video (1:08 mark) about the SportRack 3 bike carrier # SR3152 that you referenced, and the cradles are actually pretty secure and will take a little force to move them around to the desired position. So you won't need to worry about the cradles sliding while you are driving down the road. This bike rack can carry 3 bikes and the weight capacity is 105 pounds. If you will be transporting any woman's, child's or alternative frame bikes, an adapter like # SR0500 will be a...
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  • Weight Capacity of # SR0500 SportRack Frame Adapter Bar
    According to SportRack, the capacity of their Frame Adapter Bar # SR0500 is 35 lbs. I've checked with our other bike rack manufacturers such as Thule, Yakima, Kuat and Swagman among others, and have found that the 35 lb capacity is typical. Over the years, we've found that the Swagman adapter bar, part # 64005 is the easiest to use.
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  • Available Bike Adapter Bars for Women's and Alternate-Frame-Design Bikes
    If you are referring to bike adapter bars like the part # SR0500 that you referenced we do offer these from several makers. All are shown on the linked page. These vary in price and in their extension length. For example, Swagman's adapter bar # 64005 is among the lowest-cost options and this one extends from 16- to 29-1/2-inches.
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  • Securing Bike With Alternative Frame To Platform Bike Carrier
    Most frame mount platform bike racks will fit a vareity of bike frames. If you have concerns with the crossbar height of any bikes you can check out an adapter bar like part # SR0500. This adapter attaches between the seat post and the handlebar stem and provides a level plane for securing the bike on a carrier.
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  • Will SportRack Bike Frame Adapter Bar Fit SportRack Spare Tire Bike Rack
    Yes, you can use the SportRack adapter bar, # SR0500, with the SportRack spare tire mounted bike rack. However you should only need it if the bike you need to load has a step-through frame, alternatively shaped frame tubing, or the top frame bar is not long enough to fit the rotating cradles on the rack. I have included a link to a video that shows how adapter bars work. It is a different bar but the principle is the same.
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  • SportRack Bike Frame Adapter Bar Length
    The maximum length of the SportRack Bike Frame Adapter Bar # SR0500 is 22-5/8 inches. It falls under the category of adapter bars that are 14-5/8 inches to 29-1/4 inches so that may be where the confusion is. I attached a review video for this product for you to check out also. If you are looking for a longer adapter bar you might be interested in the Yakima Top Tube Adapter bar part # Y02531. This bar extends out to 31-1/2 inches of length.
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  • Is SportRack Bike Frame Adapter Bar, # SR0500, Needed For Womens Bikes On The SportRack # SR2603
    Yes, you will want to use the SportRack Bike Frame Adapter Bar, # SR0500, on bikes that will not have the horizontal bar that goes from the seat post to the handlebar post. On womens bikes and some alternative bikes there is no horizontal bar that allows you to attach the bike to the bike rack. The bike frame adapter will clip on to the bike and give you that horizontal bar.
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  • Which Spare Tire Bike Rack Has the Highest Weight Capacity
    I have attached a list of all our spare tire mounted bike racks for you to look through. Out of these options, the Surco Spare Tire 3 Bike Rack part # BT300 as you mentioned has the highest carrying capacity which is 35 lbs per bike. The rest of the spare tire mounted bike rack options we offer top out at 33 lb per bike. The Surco will allow for up to 3 bikes to be carried at a time, has rubber pads to protect the bike's frame, and comes with a lock. If you will be using this bike rack...
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  • Bike Adapter Bar That Fits A Kids Mountain Bike
    I recommend the Yakima Tube Top Bike Adapter Bar Item # Y02531. Fully retracted the measurement from one end of the bar to the other, not including the hook is 14-1/4" and when extended is 22-1/8".
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  • Will Safety Straps of Curt 3-Bike Towing Rack Work on 2020 Nissan Pathfinder
    Yes, your 2020 Nissan Pathfinder is compatible and will work with the safety straps of the Curt bike rack you mentioned, which is the following part: - Curt Clamp-On 3 Bike Rack for 2" Ball Mounts # C18013 The hooks are vinyl coated so they won't harm the finish on your Pathfinder at all. In regards to your other question, there isn't another option for a 3-bike towing rack without straps, though I'm confident you'll be happy with the Curt rack. The only other thing I wanted to mention...
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  • Bike Rack Solution for Carrying Heavier E-Bikes
    None of the bike frame adapter bars will have the higher weight capacity you are looking for so your best option would be a bike rack designed for e-bikes that have the lower frame top tube and higher weight capacity like the Thule EasyFold XT part # TH903202. This rack was designed specifically for heavier e-bikes and even has a ramp built into it to make loading and unloading easier.
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  • Will the Yakima Fullback 2 Fit a 2021 Nissan Sentra with a Factory Spoiler?
    Yes, I confirmed with Yakima that the FullBack 2 Bike Rack # Y02634 will fit your 2021 Nissan Sentra with a factory spoiler. If you have a children's bike, women's style bike, or step through bike, I recommend an adapter bar like the SportRack Bike Frame Adapter Bar # SR0500. The adapter bar will give you a straight horizontal frame that is required to mount on the FullBack 2.
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  • How to Carry Bikes on a 2017 Ram ProMaster
    I do have an option for you but they do not make a bike rack that attaches to the rear swinging doors on your 2017 Ram ProMaster to my knowledge. The only logical way to carry bikes on this vehicle would be with a trailer hitch and hitch mounted bike rack. For a trailer hitch, I recommend the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 76050 which is a custom fit that installs using pre drilled holes in the frame rails. This option is cost effective and is fairly easy to install...
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  • Best 4-Bike Rack To Clear Rear Doors On a 2007 Dodge Sprinter
    The only way you are going to be able to open the rear doors on your 2007 Dodge Sprinter with a bike rack installed and the bikes attached would be to use a swing-away bike rack. I saw that you were looking at four bike racks so if this is how many bikes you have then I recommend going with the SportRack Ridge Swing 4 Bike Rack part # SR2415 which is currently the most cost effective option that fits the bill. However, you will need the SportRack Bike Frame Adapter Bar part # SR0500 for...
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  • How Much Does the SportRack Ridge Swing 4 Bike Rack Weigh?
    The SportRack Ridge Swing 4 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches # SR2415 weighs 57 lbs. It is a really nice quality rack for the price point and the features it offers. The swing away function gives you full access to your cargo area even when the bikes are loaded. It has anti-sway cradles to prevent bike to bike contact and the cradles are adjustable to ensure proper bike spacing. This bike rack does not include the locks for additional security. I recommend the cable lock # e98891, the Anti-Rattle...
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  • Recommended Bike Rack for a 2006 Honda CR-V With a Spare Tire
    For your 2006 Honda CR-V with a spare tire I recommend using the Thule Apex Swing 4 Bike Rack # TH9027XT. The distance from the center of the hitch pin hole to the upright bar on the carrier is 12 inches which should give you more than enough room for your spare tire. This bike rack features a swinging arm that will allow you to gain access to your cargo area just keep in mind that you will most likely not be able to open your rear door all of the way. It also has bike locks built into...
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  • Will the Thule Spare Me 2 Bike Rack Work on a 1998 Isuzu Trooper
    The Thule Spare Me 2 Bike Rack part # TH963PRO can absolutely be used with the rear spare tire on your 1998 Isuzu Trooper and it will not break off if installed properly. This is actually exactly what this bike rack is designed for. It comes with multiple different adapters for vehicles with offset spare tires, odd bolt patterns, and different size spare tires. It is truly the most versatile spare tire bike rack carrier available. It is also very sturdy and works with virtually any bike...
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  • Sport Rack Elite SR0500 Bike Frame Adapter Weight Capacity
    The weight capacity of the Sportrack bike frame adapter part # SR0500 is 35 lbs which is the highest capacity adapter bar out there. The Hollywood Racks e-bike rack part # HLY74FR would not require an adapter bar as the hooks of the rack can come down lower for step thru bike frames like you mentioned.
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  • Do I Need a Bike Frame Adapter Bar On Step-Thru eBike for Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Bike Rack
    The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Bike Rack for 2 Electric Bikes, # HLY84FR is a platform type bike rack using ratcheting hooks hold the bikes securely to the frame. Yes, you will need the SportRack Bike Frame Adapter Bar for Women's and Alternative Frame Bikes, # SR0500.
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  • Bike Adapter Bar w/ a 50 lbs Capacity
    For a bike that weighs 42 lbs you will need the Thule Bike Adapter Bar for Women's and Alternative Frame Bikes item # TH982XT. This adapter bar has a 50 lbs capacity and can telescope from 16" - 31-1/2".
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  • Trailer Hitch and 4-Bike Rack Recommendation for 2020 Toyota Sienna
    Let's start with a trailer hitch for your 2020 Toyota Sienna, and for that I highly recommend the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # 76112 because of Draw-Tite's reputation for quality and because it has a hidden crosstube for a clean look. Since you mentioned a small trailer, the correct wiring harness for your Sienna will depend on what model it is. If you have a 2020 Toyota Sienna SE model, you need T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness # 118498; if you have ANY other model of '20 Sienna you...
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  • Swinging Bike Rack to Carry Triathlon Bike
    The only potential workaround to carry your triathlon bike with the SportRack Ridge Swing 4 Bike Rack # SR2415 would be to use a bike frame adapter bar such as # SR0500 which may work with the aero shaped seat post on your Tri bike as its hook opening is 3-1/2" long x 2-1/8" wide so you would need to ensure your seat post is smaller than those dimensions. The adapter bar telescopes from 15-1/4" to 22-5/8" so you would also need to measure to ensure the distance from your seat post to handlebar...
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  • How To Carry 4 Various Bikes On A 2019 Subaru Ascent And Have Access To The Trunk
    The SportRack Ridge Swing 4 Bike Rack - 2" Hitches - Swinging # SR2415 will certainly be able to swing out far enough to gain access to the trunk of your 2019 Subaru Ascent. I attached a demonstration video which shows this being accomplished on a similar vehicle, the Subaru Outback. For any oddly-shaped bikes such as kid's, step-thru, women's, or full-suspension bikes, you will want to add an adapter bar such as # SR0500. One thing to note is that any hanging bike rack could potentially...
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