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Replacement ZipStrip Straps for Yakima Standard Bike Rack Cradles - Qty 2

Replacement ZipStrip Straps for Yakima Standard Bike Rack Cradles - Qty 2

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Replaces the ZipStrip straps on your Yakima bike carrier with standard cradles. 1-800-940-8924 to order Yakima accessories and parts part number Y8890297 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Yakima products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement ZipStrip Straps for Yakima Standard Bike Rack Cradles - Qty 2. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Replaces the ZipStrip straps on your Yakima bike carrier with standard cradles.


Features:

  • Replaces the ZipStrip straps for your Yakima bike rack with standard cradles
    • FullSwing (Y02465)
    • RidgeBack (Y02457, Y02458, and Y02459)
    • SwingDaddy (Y02464)
  • Quantity: 2 straps


Fits:

  • Yakima FullSwing: Y02465
  • Yakima RidgeBack: Y02457, Y02458, and Y02459
  • Yakima SwingDaddy: Y02464

Notes:

  • Bike racks manufactured after December 2015 have the new SuperCush ZipStrips and use the Y55XR Zip Strips.
  • Standard ZipStrip cradles have a grey release button. SuperCush ZipStrip cradles have a black release button.


8890297 Replacement Zip Strips for Yakima Bike Carriers - Qty 2

Item # Y8890297





Video of Replacement ZipStrip Straps for Yakima Standard Bike Rack Cradles - Qty 2

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Yakima Hitch Bike Racks Y8890297 Review

Today we're going to take a look at the replacement zip strip straps for the Yakima standard bike rack cradles. This is for a quantity of two. This set of zip strips will replace the lost or damaged straps for the Yakima standard anti-sway cradles. These are nice hassle-free zip strip straps that'll secure your bike to the bike rack and they are fully removable. They are designed to fit the Yakima hitch-mounted bike carriers that utilize these zip strips and that would be the Ridgeback that are manufactured before 2016, the Swing Daddy, which is manufactured before 2016, the Full Tilt and the Full Swing. This part does include the two replacement straps and then just for a demonstration purpose, I happened to pull, here's what the anti-sway cradle would be like on those bike racks. The way the zip strips would work as you can see, you just insert it right over like that, push it all the way in, and push it down as far as you need to to tighten your bike to the cradle.

Then to release it, all you have to do is push in on these, and it's fully removable. Comes right out. That includes two of them, because you can use one for the anti-sway cradle portion also. Again, you just adjust them by pushing them in. Push these levers in and you pull it out as far as you need or completely all the way out. That should do it for the review on the replacement zip strip straps for the Yakima standard bike rack cradles, quantity of two..


Customer Reviews

Replacement ZipStrip Straps for Yakima Standard Bike Rack Cradles - Qty 2 - Y8890297

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (134 Customer Reviews)

Replaces the ZipStrip straps on your Yakima bike carrier with standard cradles.

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The strips had larger ridges on outside top and to wide to fit into slot. When I called into discuss I was asked for model number of bike rack which I can not locate. I will stop on bike shop for guidance. However I have moved from lo a new location and can not go to store where rack was purchased. Thank you


Comments
If you know if the rack is a Yakima rack and if you can send a picture of it, then I am happy to help.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 04/06/2022


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Somehow, after a major bike ride, our zip straps were missing, and without them, we could not use our Yakima carrier, especially because my husband's electric bike is heavy. I could no longer get replacements from [online store] or Yakima and was even sent the wrong size once. I was really grateful that Noah from your company sent me exactly the right size, and they arrived quicker than I expected. I expect to use the carrier for many more years and will definitely look to etrailer if I ever need anything else for it.




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I bought a used Full Swing Rack that was missing a few parts. The Yakima Website was out of them all (and according to other reviews on their site, had been so for several months), and Yakima didn't have a date on when they expected to get them in. etrailer had the parts available, with one exception, these ZipStrips.

etrailer had given me an expected ship date of a week out from when I placed my order. A month later, and after the trip I needed the parts for, my order shipped. The main problem I have with etrailer, is that they held the entire order until this part was in. I could have worked around these straps, but really needed the SpeedKnob they were sitting on, until the entire order was filled. However, etrailer still gets 4 stars, because they are the only place on the internet (including Yakima) that sells these (they are discontinued) and they aren't trying to gouge you on the price.

As for the Strips themselves, they fit perfectly.


Comments
Thank you for your review. In order to get the free shipping, your entire order ships at the same time. If you wanted the other parts sooner, you would have to pay for shipping.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 08/04/2021


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Bought the rack used, and didn’t realize there are two different sizes and thicknesses of strap.Luckily I was able to cut it down!




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These bike racks are extremely easy to use (mount and demount bike); only problem is i often missplace these tie downs.
I even recommended the rack to a friend recently who bought one.
TTB


Comments
Great, very durable
Toby B - 06/04/2021


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Answered my question on a weekend! Excellent service.




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Considering Packaging and delivery cost, price for 1 set of 2 is fair but as my carrier needs 12, a larger set with more straps and lower unit price would be welcome.




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These zip strips do not work on the newer Yakima Full Tilt bike racks. (I bought the rack this year) After doing some more research on the Yakima site, I believe the newer Full Tilt bike rack require the super crush zip strips. Online e-trailer description for what racks these fit is not correct (although the customer service rep said she would correct this description). Do extensive research before purchasing these to see if they will fit your rack. DOES NOT FIT FULL TILT RACK. Fast shipping and good customer service.


Comments
Yakima FullTilt bike racks made after 2016 will use the newer ZipStrip for SuperCrush Cradles 8880566.
-- Etrailer Expert Victoria B - 09/11/2020


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Will use these for a latching system that I plan to machine to secure things (not only bicycle related) in the bed of my pickup truck. Prompt shipping, thank you etrailer.com. A+++




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Ordered these zip strips from website which said they were the correct ones for my Yakima Ridgeback2 rack. They are the wrong size. Apparently they fit racks manufactured prior to 2016, mine was manufactured in 2017. The size of the teeth on the zip strip changed on the newer racks. No way to know that when ordering them. Old part #8899257, newer part #8880566. I had to contact Yakima Customer Service myself to find all this out. I was told the receiver for the zip strip is grey on the older mfg rack and black on the newer racks. Etrailer is checking to see if they can just send me the correct ones. It would have saved a lot of hassle if the website made that distinction for ordering parts.


Comments
That is correct Colette, the older Yakima Ridgeback that was produced before 2015 has a gray release button, and the newer version has a black release button.
-- Etrailer Expert Rachael H - 07/12/2018


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I have had many Yakima products over the years. Their product line and customer service are top notch. Most of the items I have ordered from etrailer. These ZipStrip straps were hard to find but etrailer had them in stock. They are sturdy and hold my bikes securely in place. Easy to use and beat the homemade tie downs I had been using on my rack.




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Zip straps for this older model bike rack were near impossible to locate and I had no spares. Other Yakima zip straps looked similar, but closer examination showed they would not work. etrailer to the rescue.They had aphoto of the correct product and took the order. Although the product did not arrive from China for months, Carol at etrailer, kept me in the loop with regular updates up until the shipping.




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Worked as expected.




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Exactly what I needed.




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Good rest follow up!




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We waited 8 months to get the part and it does not fit the bike rack. They made the strip thicker than the original ones and you cannot get the replacement ones to fit into the area they are supposed to fit into.


Comments
Thanks for your review. I would need to know if you have an older or newer version of Ridgeback. If you are not sure, the standard zipstrip cradles have a grey release button but the supercush newer cradles have a black release button. Bike racks manufactured after Dec 2015 have to use these straps: Part # 8880566
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 08/02/2021


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Thank you for the constant communication. I was somewhat confused because the first correspondence indicated a delay of the order. Outlining a estimated delivery time of June. Then a few days later, I was informed my order shipped. Anyway, items received. Looking forward to using the items for my upcoming trip. Cheers! J.




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etrailer successfully diagnosed and fixed a wrong part order (my mistake); excellent support work!




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These straps were out of stock everywhere but etrailer helped me determine the straps I needed and backordered them for me. Great customer service!




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I wanted a bike rack that I could handle without tools [I'm 70+]; that did what it said it would do, hold bikes securely without a lot of fuss, and that looked good. This product met all my criteria. I like the way it can be pulled back to access the trunk. The only con I have and, it's nothing major, is that the tape used to spell Yakima can be rubbed loose by the bike pedal. A recessed or engraved name would be preferable. That being said I love my rack.


Comments
I still love it. Just wish the zip strips weren so easy to lose.
Jeanne C - 07/14/2017


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Works for tesla bike rack which is made by yakima




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Although there was a lengthy delay in the delivery (suppliers issues not e trailer),I was kept informed and constantly updated on the progress. This slight bump in the road will not discourage me from ordering from e trailer in the future. Thank you again for offering high quality merchandise.




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Company communications on shipment tracking was very reliable and the product I ordered was just as advertised.




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It took a while to get these ZipStrips because of the Covid economy, but etrailer came through and eventually got them. Thanks.




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Very helpful staff made sure I was ordering the right product. They kept me updated on the shipping timeline and followed up after delivery to be sure all was well. The product is just what I need. Excellent! I highly recommend etrailer!!



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