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RockyMounts BackStage Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount

RockyMounts BackStage Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount

Item # RKY10002
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2-Bike rack swings away from the rear of your vehicle with bikes loaded for complete cargo area access. It's perfect for carrying e-bikes, fat bikes, or bikes with a carbon frame or custom paint job. 1-800-940-8924 to order RockyMounts hitch bike racks part number RKY10002 or order online at Free expert support on all RockyMounts products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for RockyMounts BackStage Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount. Hitch Bike Racks reviews from real customers.
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RockyMounts Hitch Bike Racks - RKY10002

  • Platform Rack
  • 2 Bikes
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Folding Rack
  • Swing-Away Rack
  • Tilt-Away Rack
  • Carbon Fiber Bikes
  • Electric Bikes
  • Fat Bikes
  • Heavy Bikes
  • Wheel Mount
  • RockyMounts
  • Class 3
  • Bike and Hitch Lock

2-Bike rack swings away from the rear of your vehicle with bikes loaded for complete cargo area access. It's perfect for carrying e-bikes, fat bikes, or bikes with a carbon frame or custom paint job.


  • Platform bike rack carries 2 bikes using your vehicle's hitch receiver
  • Swing-away design allows you to access your rear cargo area without removing bikes from rack
    • Hinged arm at base swings rack out and away from the rear of your vehicle
  • Ratcheting hooks on pivoting upright arms hold your bikes securely by the front wheels - no frame contact
  • Large front-wheel cradles and pivoting rear-wheel cradles let you carry bikes with different wheelbases
  • Adjustable bike trays slide side-to-side to eliminate bike-to-bike contact
  • Front-mounted, easy-release lever allows rack to tilt and fold
    • Tilts down with bikes loaded to access cargo area
  • Anti-rattle hitch pin reduces movement of rack in hitch receiver
  • Keyed-alike locks deter theft of your bikes and the rack
  • Durable steel and aluminum construction with black powder coat finish is corrosion resistant


  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Carrying capacity: 2 bicycles
  • Weight capacity (per bike): 60 lbs
  • Maximum tire width: 5.0"
  • Maximum wheelbase: 50"
  • Wheel diameter: 20" - 29"
  • Maximum distance between bicycles: 12"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to:
    • Closest part of rack when folded down: 9-1/2"
    • Closest part of rack when folded up: 7"
    • Farthest part of rack when folded down: 34"
    • Farthest part of rack when folded up: 19"
  • Carrier weight: 60 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty

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


  • The gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of your vehicle must be less than 10,000 lbs for this rack to be considered compatible. Larger vehicles such as 1-ton trucks are not compatible.
  • May interfere with bikes with front fenders.

Swing-Away Design for Full Access to Rear Cargo Area

Swing-away design allows you to access your rear cargo area without removing bikes from the RockyMounts BackStage bike rack

The BackStage has a hinged arm that lets you swing the rack away from the rear of your vehicle with your bikes still loaded. The rack extends 67" away from the hitch, providing maximum access to your vehicle's rear cargo area. This eliminates the need to unload the bikes or remove the rack when you're unloading cargo or letting your dog hop in the back.

 The RockyMounts BackStage bike rack features two pull release knobs that let you fully extend the carrier

To open the hinged arm, simply turn the T-handle until it's loose, pull the spring-loaded pin, and swing the rack away from the rear of the vehicle. The arm will lock into place once it's fully extended so your hands are free to open your hatch and remove cargo.

The RockyMounts BackStage bike rack features two pull release knobs that let you fully extend the carrier

To close the rack, pull the inner spring pin and swing the bike trays back into position. The spring pin will click when the rack is fully closed. Finally, tighten the T-handle to completely secure the rack.

Front-Mounted Lever for Easy Tilting

>Fold the RockyMounts Backstage bike carrier up for additional rear cargo storage

The front-mounted easy release lever allows a single person to both tilt the rack down and fold it up with ease. The rack tilts down 30 degrees with or without bikes loaded for convenient access to your vehicle's rear cargo area. This is great for cramped parking lots where you might not have room to swing the rack out, or when you're in a hurry and don't have time to go through the process of extending and retracting the swing arm.

The T-handle on the RockyMounts BackStage bike carrier allows it to move into the closed position

The lever also lets you fold the rack up for storage when you're not transporting a bike. This is great for parking in places where space is limited such as a parking garage.

Rotating Arms with Ratcheting Hooks

The RockyMounts BackStage bike carrier has ratcheting hooks on pivoting upright arms hold bikes securely by the front wheels with no frame contact

The rack 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.

Pivoting Rear Wheel Cradles with Ratcheting Wheel Straps

The RockyMounts BackStage bike carrier features deep, pivoting wheel cradles that slide up to 3" side-to-side to optimize bike spacing

The rear wheel cradles accommodate a wide variety of bike wheelbases. They pivot front to back, adjusting automatically to each bike's wheelbase - no need for sliding and tightening. Secure the wheels in place with the built-in ratcheting strap. The straps also include extenders for use with fat bikes.

Adjustable Bike Trays

 The front and back bike trays adjust 3" side to side to insure you have enough space when loading your bikes

The front and back bike trays adjust 3" side to side to ensure you have enough space when loading your bikes. Just loosen the 4 bolts where the tray attaches to the bottom of the rack, slide the trays left or right to achieve the desired spacing, and then tighten the bolts. This will prevent your bikes' handlebars from becoming tangled, and it eliminates bike-to-bike contact during transport.

Easy Installation

The RockyMounts BackStage bike carriers hitch lock deters theft

It installs with a threaded, anti-rattle hitch pin. Simply slide the shank into your 2" hitch receiver, insert the threaded hitch pin, and tighten it down with the included tool. This will reduce noise and movement while the rack is installed.

Complete Security

The RockyMounts BackStage bike carrier features a cable lock that deters theft of the actual bike platform and also the hitch itself

Included locks secure your bikes to the rack and the rack to your vehicle. The integrated cable lock threads around your bikes' frames and inserts into the lock that slides along the cable.

Fold the RockyMounts BackStage bike carrier features a novel cable lock system

The hitch lock simply snaps onto the hitch pin and locks in place. The cable and hitch lock are keyed alike, so you'll only need 1 key for both locks.

RKY10002 RockyMounts BackStage Hitch Bike Rack - 2" Hitches - 2 Bikes - Tilting - Swing Away

Installation Details RKY10002 Installation instructions

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RockyMounts BackStage Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount - RKY10002

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (129 Customer Reviews)

2-Bike rack swings away from the rear of your vehicle with bikes loaded for complete cargo area access. It's perfect for carrying e-bikes, fat bikes, or bikes with a carbon frame or custom paint job.


I ordered this on May 31st and finally got it on August 11th. We have two eBikes and the load capacity and tilt and swing functions made this rack the best one for our Rav 4 with spare tire on back. RockytMounts had to go into another production cycle before I could get it. But, totally worth the wait. eTrailer honored the original price on my original order and so I saved $xxx on the $xxx full price.

The rack construction seems very strong while I was mounting it to my Rav 4. The mounting locks did seem a bit "cheesy" though, as they are made of plastic. But, of course, one never leaves bikes for very long where "evil" lurks!

I haven't yet put the bikes on the rack but, if there are problems, I will update this review.

Norman S.


This rack has been so good for the transportation of our two eBikes. Its a heavy load but this rack handles it with ease. We live on the coast, Pacifica, where corrosion is a constant issue. This solid rack has not a bit of rust on it. So this rack is still 5 stars!!


Best bike rack ever! We received our bike rack in record time, earlier than scheduled, and in time for our trip! Love the fact that not only does it hold the bike down on the wheel and not my frame, but it drops down AND swings away for full access to our 2018 Mercedes Sprinter with the barn doors. The doors can swing all the way open and hold in place as designed, so we have a complete view out the back of our van without any obstruction whatsoever. This thing is solid, and it does not budge, we know because we watched it through our camera as we drove down the road. A great investment if you have bikes you want to protect from any damage or theft, as there is also a lock and cable that goes through the bike and also locks the rack to the hitch. Fantastic customer service from etrailer as well!

Elizabeth M.


Thank you for your follow up. We love the RockyMounts Hitch Bike Rack and have shown it to and recommend it to many friends while traveling. We have it on our 2018 Pleasureway Plateau TS Mercedes 3500 Van base and it’s wonderful since it swings completely to the side with the bikes still on the rack, and both of our back doors swing open for emergency exit if needed. It’s well built, sturdy, easy to use, and as we travel, I look back and the bikes hardly move at all. So we are very, very happy with it. Thank you for having such a terrific product!


So glad I found this rack! We bought it to carry two fat tire electric bikes while still retaining access to the back of our camper. This is the *only* readily available swing-out bike carrier that is both made to accommodate fat tire bikes *and* carry the weight of electric models (up to 60# each). It's very sturdy.

-Fat-tire bike ready -- it comes with extender straps and you don't have to buy any other pieces;
-It swings out -- for us, it allows access to our truck camper without removing the bikes or the rack. Great for vans or hatchbacks, too
-Rack also tilts down -- useful at times when you just want to grab something quickly from vehicle interior

-Assembly instructions were challenging. An assembly video would have made this a snap.
-Most of the parts were sealed in plastic -- except for the 32 pieces that make up the wheel bolts and washers which were, inexplicably, loose in the big box. Sloppy, but at least they were all there!
-The locks *feel* pretty flimsy. I would have preferred the ability to upgrade to something really stout. That said, I'm glad the cable and locks are included - even though they are only a modest deterrent.

Overall, this rack is a total winner and solves the issue of transporting fat tire e-bikes while keeping access to the rear of your vehicle. Fat tire e-bikes are growing in popularity and I'm sure this rack will as well. I'd expect the big makers like Thule and Yakima to take notice.



A year later, the rack has proven to be a solid choice for carrying heavy fat tire bikes and still access the rear of the vehicle. For vans or campers, this is invaluable. The one thing that would make it perfect would be a way to load bikes without having to lift them so high. This is not a rack failure per se, but having a load ramp for such a rack would make it more feasible for loading bikes that are 60 pounds.

Etrailer Expert

Rachael H.


The Thule Easy Fold XT Bike Rack # TH903202 does indeed offer a ramp for loading your electric bikes on their Electric Bike Rack if you are looking for an easier loading option this bike rack may be a great solution for you.


I am a 65 years old and will say I was a little intimidated by the weight the box that the rack came in. It comes in parts to assemble so after opening the box I realize I could get this together. The instructions were clear but photos of the process would have been easier for me to follow. I have a truck with a tall camper shell that has a custom built insert in the bed for camping. I decided on this rack because it looked easy to load the bikes on and it will swing out of the way when I need to access the camper. It took me about 2 hours to assemble. It was not that it was a lot to assemble but the drawings took me time to understand.
Got it put together and tested the movement range of the rack and it clears the back of my 2017 Tundra with 4" to spare. The bikes were easy to load and secure. I took it for a test ride and the bikes did not shift position. The rack flex slightly but overall it rode very smooth. This looks like a winner.
During assembly I thought I have not gotten a couple of small screws that I needed but after opening all the nuts and bolts packages everything was there.
The two photos I took may be helpful. I wish I had not been so focused and taken more while assembling the rack.

Rebecca D.


Have been on several long trips on gravel roads with the rack. The rack makes it easy to load and remove the bike. The access to the back of the truck is very convenient. My road clearance is great. I have had one issue of my own creation. I misjudged the distance to my back wall in my carport and rammed the handle into the stucco wall and cracking the blue plastic handle. The wall got the worst of it. Will eventual contact Rocky Mounts and replace it. It took the hit pretty well and still works. Im not in a rush to replace. A sturdy product.


Fairly easy install. And now that we have tested it out on a few trips we can honestly say we really like this product. The platform style keeps the bikes from touching/damaging each other. The design is solid and simple to use. Easy to load and unload. The only downside is the lock is a deterant but not bombproof so we will probably add our own locks when needed. Other then that great product, great service from etrailer as always. Highly recomend this rockymount hitch.

Etrailer Expert

Mike L.


Unfortunately, if the thief is determined enough, they will take your property regardless of the lock used. Providing a deterrent will prevent most thefts, by encouraging the thief to go after an easier target.


Excellent product. Swings out of the way of the truck and jeep tailgates. Even moves far enough to extend the rear slide on the RV.



Still an excellent product. Whether on the Jeep, motorhome, or truck we use it at least monthly, and at least a full month in the summer.

Etrailer Expert

Mike L.


@Jeffry We're glad to hear that your bike rack is working well for you, however the RockyMounts # RKY10002 BackStage isn't meant for use on a motorhome...


The Swing Arm I received appears to be misaligned. The Locking Handle screw does not correctly align with the Swing Arm and is very difficult to screw in and does not tighten fully. I have concerns about the safety of this unit.

Etrailer Expert

Katrina D.


I am sorry that your bike rack seems to be misaligned. Do you have any pictures so that I can further assist you? I would also appreciate a more detailed description of the issue.

Trevor B.


The Locking Handle Screw resists screwing into the Swing Arm and feels like it’s being mis-threaded and it appears to be the case in the first photo. I’ve added significant lubricant and still witnessed metal shavings which may suggest mis-threading. In the demonstration video on your website it appears that it should be easy to twist this connection into a locking position. On my unit it’s not and the Locking Handle is already gnarled after one weekend. I love everything else about this rack and I’m most concerned how this connection will hold up over time.

Etrailer Expert

Katrina D.


Well that sounds like a manufacturing defect. I have gotten in contact with Rockymounts and they also believe that it could be an issue with the weld being slightly off. They said that you will need to fill out a warranty claim with them directly since they prefer to handle their own warranty cases. I will email you with that information.


After owning this rack for 6 months, one of the straps broke on a very smooth interstate ride. We didn’t even know it until we reached our destination. We lost a $1500 bike and probably caused a massive problem for other travelers. There is no backup - if the plastic strap breaks, you lose a bike.


It is everything I expected. It works perfectly with my 2 e-bikes or traditional bikes. I keep it permanently attached to my camper van and it swings away easily to allow access to the rear doors loaded or empty.


Got the rack to fit on our Hymer Aktiv (Ram Promaster 3500) camper van. It arrived on date promised. Directions for assembling seemed a little vague but I was able to get it put together and on to our camper. Worked great and makes getting into the back of the van much easier with the swing out arm. Due to our spare tire rack on back and low level of the hitch on the back of our van, I am using a hitch extended to add 4 inches out and up. So far so good.


This was a game changer for hauling our bikes. We fulltime RV and this allowed us to access our carry items in the bed of our truck without unloading the ebikes. We can just move the bikes off to the side and then open up our tailgate to get the items we need. Would recommend this bike carrier.



20k miles on alot of rough roads with no problems.


This rack is exactly what I needed on my pickup. I built a 6' long drawer in the bed of my Tacoma between the wheel wells and it's nearly impossible to use a normal platform style rack. I was able to use a Kuat NV but had to remove the bikes in order to open the tailgate. Even then, the tailgate rested on the rack and did not do the paint any favors. The swing style platform rack is perfect for me.

I got an awesome deal when etrailer had a 30% off sale on everything from RockyMounts. It shipped very fast once the manufacturer had supplied them. etrailer was also very good at keeping in touch about the production delay.

Putting it together was pretty straight forward, although I did have an issue with the blue T-handle bolt not threading properly into the rack to secure the swing arm. I was able to stop by the RockyMounts shop since it's about 10 minutes from me and they made a minor repair. This would have been a bigger issue if I did not live in Boulder, but I appreciate a company that stands behind their product like that.

I also had to file down the black lock to fit onto the hitch bolt. The bolt was not quite long enough for my hitch receiver. Again, annoying but not a major issue.

The one downside I would say in coming from a Kuat NV is not having a repair stand built in.


Amazing customer service by the Etrailer team! There was a long back-order delay (from manufacturer) in getting this rack but Nikki kept me informed and up to date regularly, and Shannon provided a seamless checkout process once the rack arrived. 2 Days later it was on the back of my car.
This rack is definitely worth the wait and I'm very happy with it. The swing away function provides easy and unobstructed access to the hatch, which makes it so much easier for my dog to jump in & out, or loading larger items when the bike is on the rack. No more squeezing between a tilted down rack and the back of the car. Very intuitive design and sturdy fitment. The bikes fit easily and quickly. The quick release handle allows you to tip it down, or fold it up to the back of the car effortlessly.


Solid rack. Fits on Sprinter 3500 very well. You can open the door about 12” without moving the rack. The rack swings completely away and locks to side of Sprinter. Can open doors 90+ degrees. The trailer light plug in connection got in the way of the lock during install, so I had to take it off and then lock the rack and reinstall trailer plug in. It will make it harder to steal now. You should download instructions off site and transfer to iPad so you can expand them. That was clear and I could tell what screw or bolt went where. Instillation a little over an hour cause I didn’t know how it worked. Could do it in 20 minutes now. Best rack I’ve seen for Sprinters.


This bike rack makes all the difference! I’ve had ones before that lean away from the car but being able to fully swing 180 degrees out makes accessing the trunk that much easier. I really appreciate it when I’m loading in a rolled up raft, dogs, or camping gear. The directions were clear on assembly and it came with spare straps and a spare handle. etrailer did a great video on it and it arrived at my door 3 days after the order with normal shipping. Love it!


This is an extremely sturdy bike rack that swings out of the way when the back doors on the van are opened. We travel often in the warmer season, this rack enables us to take our bikes everywhere we go.


We were looking for a platform swing away bike rack. I was a little worried it would be heavy to get on the Edge. Not a problem! You have to expect some weight to be a good sturdy rack. Instructions are very good!


The perfect rack for our two Rad Minis. The swing out feature allows us to access the back of our Class B RV. Drove 9K miles this summer from Florida to Idaho and back, rack performed great.



One year on and the rack continues to perfect for us and our RAD Minis. We continue to travel extensivly and the rack allows us to bring the bikes.Very happy with our purchase.


Terrific experience so far. Perfect swing away for our sprinter.

Pete L.


Still a terrific product. Many successful trips with our bikes. Thank you!


Perfect rack for my Jeep Wrangler. Easy to assemble, easy to use, and it keeps the bikes well clear of the tailgate, even with a 35” spare tire mounted on the back. I use a small extension and an anti-rattle locking hitch pin to help it clear the oversized spare.

by: asked me for a review about 1 week after it arrived. A better review would be in about 6-12 months after delivery to allow me time to use and experience the rack. Disclosure: my review is just for the assembly and install. Assembly is not easy. I needed to go to the internet and look at photos. The instructions lack detail. So only 4 stars for assembly instructions. It seems like a good design. The included locks seem cheap - like why bother including. The hitch pin design seems to tighten down the rack so there should be minimal rattle and movement. The rack sits up relatively high, so it would be safer to lift heavier e-bikes with two people or use some type of field engineered ramp. Wish it was made in the US and I wish the country of original was fully disclosed in the description. Perhaps it is disclosed but I learned it was from china after it was delivered.


Works just as described. Handles our two e-bikes perfectly.



Had the bike rack for one year and 20,000miles. Not one problem. It’s sturdy and easy to swing out and lock in the bikes. Holds out two e-bikes that each weigh 64 pounds.


Excellent product! This rack is used all the time. Best rack built. I have it on. sprinter Van and travel full time


Easy to assemble. I worked each function as soon as I completed the assembly. It works flawlessly. I set both the bikes in place with no problems. The rack is easy to load. Love at first site!


We have it on our Jeep for our e-bikes Couldn’t have made a better choice. With the 8” hitch extension, it fits perfectly behind the spare tire. The swing-away feature allows us easy access to open the back of the Jeep.

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    You will not need an extension. I checked the four hitch receiver options we have for your 2021 Ram ProMaster 2500. The RockyMounts BackStage Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount, part # RKY10002, measures 7" from the center of the hitch pin hole to the closest part of the rack when in the folded up position. None of the hitch receiver options measure more than 3" from the center of the hitch pin to the edge of your bumper, so you will have ample room for this hitch bike rack. I...
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  • Can RockyMounts BackStage 2 Bike Platform Rack Fit 2018 Silverado and Tilt to Allow Tailgate Open
    When we installed the RockyMounts BackStage 2 Bike Platform Rack # RKY10002 on a 2018 Chevy Silverado (same generation as your 2015 Sierra) we found that with the rack all the way folded down and tilted there was enough clearance for the tailgate to open fully. See attached review video.
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  • Will the RockyMounts BackStage Allow Me To Open the Rear Cargo Hatch With Bikes Attached
    The RockyMount BackStage # RKY10002 really is a cool rack because not only does it tilt away from the rear cargo hatch, it can also be swung away from it as well; so either way, it's going to give you room to open the rear cargo hatch with your bikes attached in the manner that you're seeking. I've linked some video reviews of this rack for you to have a look at, but it's exactly what you're looking for.
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  • Opening the Rear Doors on a Ram ProMaster With a RockyMounts BackStage Hitch Bike Rack Installed
    The RockyMounts BackStage, part # RKY10002 swings open to be 49 inches from the shank to the closest part of the rack. This should allow the doors of your ProMaster Van to open, but not to the full distance they normally do. 2017 Ram ProMaster doors swing open to 260-degrees, and you won't be able to get to that full distance with the RockyMounts swung out. You'll probably get closer to 90 to 120-degrees open, which is still plenty to load and unload cargo.
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  • Could RockyMounts Backstage Fit Ram Promaster withtout Extension
    The RockyMouonts Bike Rack part # RKY10002 has a distance of 9-1/2 inches from the center of it's hitch pin hole to the nearest portion of the rack that is upright. So if you measure from the pin hole of your Promaster 3500 out 9-1/2 inches and that's out further than the rear of your vehicle the rack would fit and clear. I would be shocked if this didn't end up working for you and instead would require an extension.
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  • What does the Front Blue T-Handle do on the RockyMounts BackStage # RKY10002?
    I can definitely help eliminate some of the confusion. I believe you are talking about the T-handle that rests on the outside of the center mast of the RockyMounts BackStage - 2" # RKY10002. This handle controls the tilt/stow mechanism on the rack. The BackStage uses a different lever for the swing-away assembly and the tilt feature. I went ahead and attached a diagram that shows this functionality with the lever. I also attached a video that shows this handle in action at timestamp :22.
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  • Will the RockyMounts BackStage 2 Bike Rack Clear the Bumper on a 2016 Chevy 2500HD
    Yes, the RockyMounts BackStage 2 Bike Platform Rack, # RKY10002, will allow you to swing your platform, with the bike still loaded, away from your 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. The rack can carry 2 bikes with a total capacity of 60 lbs per bike. The rack can carry bikes with a max wheelbase of 48 inches and a max tire width of 5 inches. Rack includes both hitch and cable locks to deter theft .
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  • How to Access the Rear Cargo Area of a 2016 Mercedes Metris with Bike Rack Mounted to Hitch
    I have a solution for you, but, unfortunately, there is no front receiver hitch available for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris. The best option for you is to change your bike rack to either a tilting or swing-away platform bike rack. Using a rack like the RockyMounts BackStage 2 Bike Platform Rack, # RKY10002, will allow you to swing two loaded bikes out and away from the rear of your Mercedes Metris. This rack will give the most access to the rear cargo area of your vehicle, but this rack...
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  • Does RockyMounts BackStage Bike Rack Allow Rear Camper Shell Window to Open
    That's kind of hard to say since we don't know how far out your hitch sits from the rear bumper/camper shell or the width of your handlebars but I would say you have very good chance that with the RockyMounts BackStage bike rack part # RKY10002 tilted you'd still be able to open the rear window of you topper. Worst case scenario you could utilize the swing away feature of this rack and you'd for sure be able to access the rear window.
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  • Recommended Bike Rack to Carry an Electra Townie on a 2015 BMW X1 with a 2 Inch Hitch Receiver
    Due to the alternative frame of your Electra Townie you probably want to stay away from a traditional hanging rack. My top choice for you is the RockyMounts BackStage # RKY10002. This is a platform rack that holds the bikes by the wheels. The best part about it is that it can swing out away from the back of the vehicle giving you full access to the rear cargo area of your 2015 BMW X1. The BackStage also includes locks for both the rack and the bikes and can carry two bikes up to...
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  • Can 2018 Toyota Tacoma Tailgate Fold Down with RockyMounts MonoRail Installed
    It is possible that the tailgate on your 2018 Toyota Tacoma will make contact with the RockyMounts MonoRail bike rack # RKY10004 even when unloaded and folded/tilted down. The wheel cradles stick up from the base rail by a few inches which is why contact is possible. What I recommend is to use the RockyMounts BackStage # RKY10002. The BackStage can swing off to the side of the vehicle, with or without bikes loaded, so you have complete access to the rear of the truck. No problem with...
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