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2-Bike Add-On for Thule Pro X Bike Rack

2-Bike Add-On for Thule Pro X Bike Rack

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This expansion accessory lets you convert your Thule T2 Pro X 2-bike carrier for 2" hitches into a 4-bike rack. The add-on slides into the shank of your T2 Pro X and adds mounting locations for a third and fourth bike. 1-800-940-8924 to order Thule accessories and parts part number TH55GC or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Thule products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for 2-Bike Add-On for Thule Pro X Bike Rack. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Thule Accessories and Parts - TH55GC

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This expansion accessory lets you convert your Thule T2 Pro X 2-bike carrier for 2" hitches into a 4-bike rack. The add-on slides into the shank of your T2 Pro X and adds mounting locations for a third and fourth bike.


Features:

  • Expansion accessory converts your T2 Pro X 2-bike rack for 2" hitches (sold separately) into a 4-bike carrier
  • Ratcheting arms and wheel trays hold your bikes securely by the front wheels - no frame contact
  • Adjustable bike trays slide side to side to prevent bike-to-bike contact
  • Quick and easy installation with AutoAttach system - no tools required
    • Slide shank into receiver, insert Auto Pin, and turn hand knob to tighten shank in place
  • One-Key System hand knob and cable locks deter theft of your bikes and the rack
  • Durable steel construction with black powder coat is rust resistant
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Carrying capacity: 2 bicycles
  • Weight capacity (per bike): 40 lbs
    • Note: You are limited to a weight capacity of 160 lbs when carrying 4 bikes
  • Maximum tire width: 3.0"
  • Wheel diameter: 20" - 29"
  • Maximum wheelbase: 49"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


904650 Thule 2 Bike Add-On for T2 Pro X Platform Style Hitch Rack

Replaces Thule TH9046

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    My contact at Thule confirmed that you can indeed use the 2 Bike Add-On for Thule T2Pro X # TH55GC along with your 2-bike base rack model # TH83GC. They are fully compatible.
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    This combination is a great fit for the 2016 Outback. The Draw Tite Max Frame, part # 75673 will give a strong base for pulling a number of things including the bicycles and the Thule T2 Pro X Bike Platform Rack, part # TH83GC will provide a good base for multiple bikes. Additionally, you can expand the T2 Pro X by adding an expansion kit, part # TH55GC, which allows for 4 bikes to be carried rather than just two.
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  • Can the Thule T2 Pro X Still Be a Tilting Rack for Access with the 2-Bike Extension and Bikes Loaded
    Yes, when you add-on the 2 extra bikes with the Thule T2 Pro # TH83GC to the 2-bike Extension # TH55GC you will still be able to tilt the rack down to gain entry to the hatch. I spoke to my Thule representative and he told me that although you can do it that they don't typically recommend it since the bikes and the rack can weight up to 200lbs going up as well as coming down, which is quite a bit of weight to support for just one person. This is really a two-person job.
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  • Availability of Add-On For Thule Pro X Bike Rack to Make it a 4 Bike Rack
    Yes, we carry the part # TH55GC which is the add on for the Thule T2 Pro X part # TH23GC to make it a 4 bike rack. This now comes as a kit, part # TH26ZE. I attached a review video for this rack for you to check out as well.
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    The only way to tell for sure if you will be able to open up the rear hatch on your Odyssey is to take a quick measurement. When part # TH55GDis added the distance from the hitch pin hole to the back of the carrier is 64 inches. You can measure the distance form the hitch pin hole to the back of your rack. Subtract that distance from 64 and you can see if the added length will interfere with the hatch opening on your Odyssey.
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    I may have a solution for you, however you will not be able to use the Swagman Straddler # S80503 referenced in your question with your Thule T2 Pro X Class Bike Rack # TH83GC. The primary reason for this is that the Thule T2 Bike Rack is simply not rated for use on a trailer. Because a bike rack mounted on a trailer will be subjected to greater bounce and movement compared to that of a standard passenger vehicle, only certain bike racks are tested and approved for this use. As you also...
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    The reason the 2 Bike Add-On # TH55GC is recommended only for the T2 Pro X for 2" Hitches # TH83GC is because of the differences between Class I, II, and III hitches. Class I 1-1/4" hitches can only hold up to 2 bikes. Not so much because of the weight capacity but more because of the angle and leverage issues of more than two bikes. The add-on is designed for the 2" version # TH83GC and not the 1-1/4" version # TH23GC to prevent people from accidentally loading their Class I hitch with...
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    Only the 2 inch hitch version of the Thule T2 Classic part TH9044 can be expanded to a 4 bike rack with the # TH55GC. The bike rack that comes with the expansion is part # TH26ZE. The 1-1/4 inch hitch version can not be converted to a 4 bike rack.
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    The 2 Bike Add-On for Thule T2 Classic for 2" Hitches # TH55GC does simply install with the bolts you mentioned that are included. There is not a lock that fits that application. Each tray is simply a bolt on assembly as well, so if you are concerned about theft, I recommend adding a cable lock like the Thule # TH538XT or # e98891.
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  • Can I Use the Thule 2 Bike Add On with an Older Thule Classic Style Platform Model 515-5190
    I may have a solution for you, but according to my contact at Thule, your older 515-5190 does not have the ability to accept the shank of the Thule 2 Bike Add-On # TH55GC. The only available solution if you needed to carry 4 bikes would be to get a new bike rack and there is a nice option available that can convert from carrying 2 to 4 bikes with an add on platform with the Swagman Quad 2+2 Bike Rack for 4 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Frame Mount # S64FR. The Quad can carry up to 4 bikes weighing...
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    I recommend the Thule T2 Pro X # TH83GC over the Kuat Sherpa 2.0 # SH22B - there really isn't much of a contest between these two. The Sherpa 2.0 definitely looks prettier, but it falls behind to the T2 Pro X on most categories when it comes to fitment with bikes. The only thing the Sherpa 2.0 really has on the T2 Pro X is the integrated cable locks but if you add the Thule Lock Core Kit # TH450200 so the ratcheting arms can be locked. Here is a breakdown of the key features I'm looking...
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