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Kuat Sherpa 2.0 Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount - Gray

Kuat Sherpa 2.0 Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount - Gray

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This premium 2-bike rack is perfect for the serious cyclist who cares as much about style as performance. It's safe for carbon frames and the front-mounted foot pedal makes it easy to access your cargo area without removing your bikes. Call 800-298-1624 to order Kuat hitch bike racks part number SH22G or order online at Free expert support on all Kuat products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Kuat Sherpa 2.0 Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount - Gray. Hitch Bike Racks reviews from real customers.
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Kuat Hitch Bike Racks - SH22G

  • Platform Rack
  • 2 Bikes
  • Tilt-Away Rack
  • Fold-Up Rack
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Carbon Fiber Bikes
  • Kuat
  • Class 3
  • Wheel Mount
  • Bike and Hitch Lock

This premium 2-bike rack is perfect for the serious cyclist who cares as much about style as performance. It's safe for carbon frames and the front-mounted foot pedal makes it easy to access your cargo area without removing your bikes.


  • Platform bike rack carries 2 bikes using your vehicle's hitch receiver
  • Ratcheting hooks hold your bikes securely by the front wheels - no frame contact
  • Folding front-wheel cradles and sliding rear wheel straps let you carry bikes with different wheelbases
    • Cradles fold into rack for improved bumper clearance when rack is folded up
  • Foot pedal lets you use 2 hands to tilt and fold the rack
    • Tilts with bikes loaded to access cargo area
  • Tool-free installation with hand-tightening cam system
  • Keyed-alike locks deter theft of your bikes and the rack
  • Lightweight aluminum with gray metallic powder coat finish is rust resistant


  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Carrying capacity: 2 bicycles
  • Weight capacity: 40 lbs per bike
  • Wheel size: 25" - 29"
    • Fits wheels 20" - 24" with included adapter
  • Maximum tire width: 3.0"
  • Maximum wheelbase: 47"
  • Distance between bicycles: 14"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to:
    • Closest part of carrier when folded down: 11"
    • Closest part of carrier when folded up: 7-1/2"
    • Farthest edge of carrier when folded down: 34-3/8"
    • Farthest edge of carrier when folded up: 18"
  • Cable lock dimensions: 6' long x 1/4" diameter
  • Weight: 32 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Approved for use on cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, and flat-towed vehicles - not approved for fifth wheels, motorhomes, or towable campers

Note: May interfere with bikes with front fenders.

Rotating Arms with Ratcheting Wheel Hooks

Kuat Sherpa 2.0 ratcheting wheel hooks

The Sherpa has ratcheting hooks that grab your bikes firmly by the front wheel - not the frame. It's perfect for carrying carbon bikes or bikes with a custom paint job. To load a bike, simply place your front wheel in the cradle, rotate the arm up and over the wheel, and press down firmly on the ratcheting hook.

Folding Front-Wheel Cradles

Kuat Sherpa 2.0 front wheel cradles

The large, folding front-wheel cradles accommodate most bike wheels. The hinged cradles flip up to hold your wheels in place and fold down so they're out of the way when the rack is folded up against your vehicle. There is a hook-and-loop strap on each cradle that wraps around the tray and through the spokes of your wheel to hold the wheel in place. You can also use the straps to secure the cradles flat so they don't flop around when the rack is in the stored position.

Pivoting Rear-Wheel Cradles with Ratcheting Straps

Sherpa 2.0 rear wheel cradles

The pivoting rear-wheel cradles self-adjust to accommodate your bike's wheelbase. Set your bike's rear wheel into the cradle and it will automatically adjust to grip your wheel at the optimal angle. Use the ratcheting strap to secure your wheel to the cradle.

Foot Lever for Easy Tilting and Folding

Kuat Sherpa 2.0 folding design

The spring-loaded foot lever is easily accessible even with your bikes loaded. No more crawling through your bikes or squeezing between the rack and the vehicle to hit the tilt release lever.

Kuat Sherpa tilting rackKuat Sherpa folding rack

The foot lever lets you tilt the rack down with bikes loaded for cargo area access. It leaves both hands free so that you can lower the rack in a controlled manner. When the rack is unloaded you can fold it up for storage.

Tool-Free Installation With Anti-Rattle Device

Sherpa 2.0 without tools installation

The knob at the front of the shank lets you quickly and easily install the rack. Just slide the shank into your hitch and turn the knob until snug. The knob deploys an anti-rattle wedge inside the shank to help take play out of the hitch connection. The locking hitch pin has an Allen tool on the end that further tightens the hand knob if you are still experiencing rattle after hand-tightening.

Complete Security for Bikes and Rack

Kuat Sherpa 2.0 locking cableKuat Sherpa 2.0 locking cable

The Sherpa 2.0 includes locks to secure your bikes to the rack and the rack to your vehicle. The 1/4" thick cable threads around your bike frames, passes through the cable's looped latch tip, and inserts into the lock on the outside bike tray. Coil up the cable and store it in your vehicle or bike bag when it's not in use.

Kuat Sherpa 2.0 locking kitch pin

To lock the rack to your hitch, simply insert the hitch pin and connect the lock to the end of the pin. The locks are keyed alike so you can use the same keys for both locks.

SH22G Kuat Sherpa 2.0 2 Bike Platform Rack - 2" Hitches - Aluminum - Tilting - Gray

Installation Details SH22G Installation instructions

Customer Reviews

Kuat Sherpa 2.0 Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount - Gray - SH22G

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (464 Customer Reviews)

This premium 2-bike rack is perfect for the serious cyclist who cares as much about style as performance. It's safe for carbon frames and the front-mounted foot pedal makes it easy to access your cargo area without removing your bikes.

- SH22G

I would have given 10 stars to Kuat for this product if possible! The included assembly instructions were not the best but I watched a couple online videos and was able to assemble and install on my Outback in 45 minutes or less! Ingenious how they used the box for easy assembly and the tools were awesome (not cheap metal cutouts that I've gotten before). I am amazed how light yet how solid the rack is. I did a test drive with our 2 Beach Cruisers on it and they barely budged. GREAT product and one of the best purchases I've made in a long time. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

Since purchasing our Kuat bike rack from etrailer a year ago my lovely wife and I have made several trips from the NC mountains to the coast with our Beach Crusiers in tow. At 68 I’m no spring chicken anymore and the Kuat rack never fails to amaze me at how easy it is to load our bikes on and off. And I’m so relieved when I look in my rear view mirror and see our bikes barley moving as we wind down the road! And the rack still looks like the day I got it! Thanks etrailer & Kuat!
Bill - 11/05/2021

- SH22G

always qualify products from etrailer! love this bike carrier

great product, still like new holding up great
jamie m - 01/23/2022

- SH22G

My order was received on time and seems to be in good shape. I unpacked the bike rack and it seems to be a quality product, very sturdy. Because of work I have not assembled the rack or tried it out yet. Will have to give another review when I get to use it. But it appears that it will solve my bike transportation problems and allow me to use my bike more often. I am planning on taking my bike to work with me, so I can go riding after work. Before I would have to remove the front wheel from the bike to put it inside my Subaru. This should make life a lot easier on me, thanks Frank.

I love this bike rack, looks good. Works even better. My bikes are secure even on long trips or when i go off-road.
Frank - 04/17/2022

- SH22G

Absolutely love it! This bike rack will mainly be used on the back of our RV to transport our bikes from camp ground to camp ground!

excellent! so glad I went with Kuat Sherpa
Berezay - 06/24/2021

- SH22G

Got the KUAT Sherpa2 from etrailer website, got excellent service from them, got my bike rack in time as they promised. I have been ordering from them because of the quality products they carry.

- SH22G

This rack is fantastic. Lightweight and very easy to use. Love the locks so that neither rack or bikes can be stolen. Used it on day one to take mountain bikes to the trails.

Still a fantastic rack. So easy to take on and off the vehicle. Lightweight and easy to store in garage when not regularly being used.
Louise - 11/28/2021

- SH22G

Absolutely love this bike rack. Super easy to mount. No rattle, fits snuggly in 2” hitch. Security lock gives peace of mind. Holds two bikes comfortably. Looks nice. Plenty of clearance for hatch to open when tilted and it’s easy to tilt with foot lever. I was also very pleased with the service from the etrailer team.

- SH22G

Took my time to pick out just the right platform rack. Absolutely hate to have to buy things twice. etrailer was just the place to do the research and eventually place the order. Can't find a better website with more objective information. That said, we are loving this choice. The Kuat Sherpa 2.0 is exactly the right fit for the truck (F150 4X4) and how we plan to use this unit to camp and bike. One of the critical features for us was that the platform rack, minus bikes, had to fit under the tailgate when gate was dropped fully down. Many, many of the otherwise very nice platform racks will not meet this requirement. Many of these will scrape your paint and dent your tailgate. With respect to the Kuat Sherpa, there is a full 2" clearance with the gate fully dropped, so no sweat there. Next, the unit had to be lightweight and with an easy on and off system. Heavy racks that require a ratchet to complete the install simply were not going to work for us. The Kuat is made out of tough tube aluminum, with a nice powder coat finish and weighs just over 30lbs, plus there are no tools required to install and secure it to the hitch. The rack locks in place with a simple hand-tightening cam system using a single, easy to get to, well-designed knob. Finally, carbon frame maybe in your future? Okay, again the Kuat fits the bill. This is a "no frame" contact, extremely easy bike load design. No exaggeration, the rack goes from garage to truck hitch, bikes loaded/secured, and then we're backing out of the drive in under 15 minutes. Did I mention how lightweight it is? Love the fact that I am thinking about the bike ride and not worrying about how I am getting the bikes there.

Absolutely love the Kuat bike rack. My wife uses it easily by herself whenever she wants, which happens to be almost daily, and we use it all the time to take the dog and bikes to the park. Cant imagine not having it and if that were the case, wed have to buy it all over again. In sum, my guess is that the preceding dialog subtly reveals how much I think of the product.
Tim R - 08/23/2018

- SH22G

love the light weight because it saves on the little range my EV has. i wish it was shifted to the left of the car 6 inches to keep it from hanging off the right side. or maybe a longer mount centered for large size 29” enduro trail bikes with 1250mm wheelbase. It’s dangerous if it sticks out the car and someone I know opened the door on her bike that I was carrying as I was pulling away and destroyed her rear wheel. Her bike was a medium. It stick out nearly 10” or so. I had to tighten the nuts on mount rotation screw and the mount survived without issue. I like that I can open the rear hatchback without moving the folded up mount. I also like the lock cable for security from snatch and run piece of mind while I nap in car when charging. It’s been supreme easy to use although if you go too tight on the rear wheel strap, the notch lever will need some give to release especially when at angles from rim curve. I would definitely buy again especially if they update these slight issues

- SH22G

Excellent bike rack! Very easy to mount and transport two bikes. We love it so much, we will be purchasing the 4 rack bike rack by Kuat form etrailer and give the two rack to my parents!

- SH22G

This is a great rack for our mountain bikes- very study, easy to use (both putting bikes on and off and tilting to access vehicle with bikes on or off), light enough to take off or install easily, lots of great features. It works well on both our Subaru and with our truck mounted camper, travels well on highways and rough roads. We looked at many racks and this one is great. Only 2 small problems- we have to adjust the bike seats down to carry them on the rack and one piece fell off over the tilt but still works without it.

Great! We still love it
Pkg - 08/10/2021

- SH22G

I have had the Kuat rack for a year and find it to be a solid way to transport my bikes. Pros: Build quality is top notch. Bike rack has been mounted to my car for the entire year and not stored inside the garage. I ride 4 times a week and wanted to keep it on the car at all times. The rack has shown no signs of fading, rusting or feeling like it’s getting wore out. Bikes mount ok and remain seated while driving lever different kinds of material. Cons: This is just a small gripe due to the bikes I ride. When mounting large enduro style bikes figment in the cradle area for the tires can get pretty tight and awkward. I run 2.6 inch wide tires and had to add an additional strap to keep the tire from popping out. Yet again, just my own observation due to wide sized tires. Bottom line up front, best bike track for the money and long term investment.

- SH22G

Loved the kuat Serpa 2.0 bike rack on my 2021 4Runner. Sturdy w two mountain bikes on it and it Carrie’s them well. Highly recommended. The people from Etrailer has excellent customer service

- SH22G

I am very pleased with the kuat Sherpa 2. I often carry two bikes and did so from vermont to South Carolina and back without a problem. One tip I would say is make sure the front tire is locked down with the hook as close to the forks as possible. If it’s to far forward on the tire the front of the bike can fall off in travel. Very well constructed and easy to use. I would recommend this product.

- SH22G

It was so worth the wait for this beautiful, lightweight bike rack. Really liked the in-box assembly directions. Easy to slide rack into the hitch , and love how it can be easily bent back to access the trunk with bikes still on rack. I bought this basically for it's lightweight feature, but it has so much more. Highly recommend!

- SH22G

Love this bike rack! It is way easier to use than our previous one. I like that it locks onto to hitch and that it has a lock for the bikes. The price at was great as was the customer service. We’ve had it a year now and we’ve had no problems with it.

- SH22G

Great solid bike rack with easy loading and unloading of bikes. The cable and lock feature gives us some piece of mind when leaving bikes unattended. etrailer ordering and shipping was excellent.

- SH22G

Super easy to put together and I love it, keep in mind the max wheelbase of your bikes for this rack is 47in

- SH22G

Right off the top, this is an awesome bike rack. It's durable, light, and convenient getting my bike or bikes on and off. Easily fold up after bike or bikes are removed at the trail or at home when not in use. The anti-rattle feature is a plus because it make the rack steady too when traveling.

- SH22G

This rack works great. Easy to use and holds bikes in place with no worries. Locks for the hitch and bike are easy to use.

- SH22G

SUPER easy to use and even though function is definitely more important than form for an item like this, it looks pretty cool as well. If ever in the market for another bike carrier, a Kuat model would be my first look.

- SH22G

The rack is exactly what we wanted which Etrailer had the best price. Also great communication for each step from purchase to delivery.

- SH22G

Comments here are about the Kuat Sherpa 2.0 (2 inch hitch) mounted on a 2019 VW Tiguan SE fitted with a Drawtite 76192 trailer hitch (also purchased from etrailer). Positives: This is a great bike rack! It's super light, easy to use, very well built, and it works just as it should. Negatives: Security is weak, just as with most other racks. (But security is easily improved.) Details: etrailer delivered the rack with lightning speed, of course. (Thanks!) Assembly was a breeze, and learning to mount and secure bikes was equally simple. The hitch cam works much better than I had expected --- no need for a wrench to get a steady-riding rack. And with two bikes mounted, there's no sway, no wobble, no noise, no worries. A great rack, really. One concern (pre-purchase) was about ground clearance. Photo #1 shows 2 bikes mounted. The vertical distance from the ground to the bottom of the rack is exactly 12 inches. That's more than adequate for negotiating my driveway, as well as all for the roads I've travelled so far. Another concern (pre-purchase) was about interference with the backup camera, mainly when the rack is folded up. Photo #2 shows the hitch in that position. The camera is located near the center of that yellow rectangle, so there's some clearance both above and below the outer (upper) tray. Photo #3 shows the Tiguan's camera display as I back into a parking space. So, yes, there is some interference but it's really not bad at all. If you're adept at using your backup camera, the folded up Sherpa 2.0 won't cause major difficulties. Negatives about the Sherpa 2.0 have to do with security. I've got little confidence in the Kuat hitch pin lock, and the cable for locking bikes to the rack is, per the cliche, best at keeping honest people honest. But, a lot of shopping around uncovered few (if any) competing racks that are much better about security. Therefore: Choose your rack based on other criteria, and plan to spend extra money to deal with security. Given that view, the Sherpa 2.0 is an easy winner. 5 stars! On security: I leave a bike rack on my car for 9 months of the year; hence my concern about the backup camera. Photo #4 shows a closeup of the Sherpa 2.0 on my Tiguan. That's a Big Brand high security chain looped around the inner (lower) tray. The padlock passes over the Kuat hitch pin lock (protecting it a little) and then passes through the chain ring of the Drawtite hitch. It will take some effort to steal my Sherpa 2.0. The chain is 100 cm long --- just enough that the rack can fold down to carry bikes. But it's too short to allow the rack to tilt downward fully, so tailgate access is impacted. Photo #5 shows the situation with two trail bikes mounted. That's actually more than enough room to get at the cargo area, and with road bikes mounted the tailgate opens fully. So it's a very minor problem; a slightly longer chain would avoid it but look sloppy most of the time. Typically, I don't need to lock the bikes to the rack, but for those times when I do, I've got two more Big Brand chains each 160 cm long. Each chain can lock one bike's frame and the other bike's front wheel to the chain that protects the rack. This is not ideal, I know. But it's a big improvement over the security of any well-known rack. And the cost of those three chains is tiny compared to replacing a Sherpa 2.0 plus two bikes.

- SH22G

Overall This bike rack seems very well made. I am not concerned about the bikes coming off. I am a little skeptical about the durability of the plastic straps and troughs for wheels but so far no problems.

- SH22G

Just received my Kuat Sherpa 2.0 two bike rack to my front door yesterday, 9-16-21! Wow!!! That was fast, I ordered it on 9-14-21. That's what I call fast delivery. Plus free shipping. That is just amazing. etrailer definately gets two thumbs up from me. Built it in 30 minutes. What a quality product. Love this bike rack for our bikes. Rack stays very secure in my 2" reciever and absolutely no wobble after hand tightening. Bikes are very easy to mount and remove. Our carbon frames aren't touched while mounted. A must have feature that we wanted. etrailer.... thank you very much for the great price and shipping. Kuat....thank you for an outstanding bike rack!

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