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Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier - Fork Mount

Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier - Fork Mount

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The Road Warrior bike rack lets you easily transport your bike with a quick-release front wheel on roof-rack crossbars with built-in channels or slots. The stylish, aerodynamic rack is constructed of lightweight aluminum, and it comes with 2 locks. Lowest Prices for the best roof bike racks from Rhino Rack. Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier - Fork Mount part number RBC036 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Rhino Rack Roof Bike Racks - RBC036

  • Fork Mount
  • Aero Bars
  • Elliptical Bars
  • Rhino Rack
  • 9mm Fork
  • Bike and Rack Lock
  • Disc Brake Compatible
  • Clamp On - Standard
  • Black

The Road Warrior bike rack lets you easily transport your bike with a quick-release front wheel on roof-rack crossbars with built-in channels or slots. The stylish, aerodynamic rack is constructed of lightweight aluminum, and it comes with 2 locks.


Features:

  • Fork-mount, single-bike carrier fits roof-rack crossbars with built-in channels
  • Quick-release, 9-mm stainless steel skewer secures your front-wheel fork to the bike rack
    • Cam-action lever lets you quickly load and unload your bike
    • Universal fit - works with racing bikes, mountain bikes and bikes with disc brakes
  • Sleek, aerodynamic head (fork block) reduces drag and wind noise
  • Lightweight, double-walled aluminum wheel tray is durable and corrosion resistant
    • Holds a wide range of tire sizes, from skinny road tires to 2.7" wide mountain bike tires
    • Includes sliding, ratcheting rear-wheel strap that enables tray to accommodate bikes of different lengths
  • 2 Locks are included to secure your bike to the rack and the rack to your crossbars
  • Simple installation with included hardware
    • Front head attaches to crossbar with channel plate and bolts
    • Rear mounting hardware clamps around the crossbar
  • Stylish matte black finish


Specs:

  • Carrying capacity: 1 bicycle
  • Application: roof-rack crossbars with standard channels such as Rhino-Rack Aero, Thule Rapid Aero, Thule AeroBlade and Whispbar
    • Fits many Audi, BMW, Volkswagen, Volvo, Mini and Porsche factory crossbars
  • Weight capacity: 33 lbs
  • Crossbar spread: 21-1/2" - 40"
  • Wheel tray length: 45"
  • Carrier weight: 5-1/2 lbs
  • 3-Year limited warranty


Note: To carry bikes with thru-axles, use the Rhino-Rack Multi Axle Adapter (sold separately).


The Road Warrior fork-mount bike carrier is designed to fit into the channel of your front roof-rack crossbar. The head of the rack includes a steel bracket that slides into your crossbar channel and tightens with a bolt. The rear of the rack attaches to your crossbar with a clamp-on steel bracket and hand knobs.


This rack has an aerodynamic fork block that is set up to fit bikes with quick-release front wheels. A disc brake cutout ensures that the rack fits both disc- and standard-brake systems. The 9-mm, stainless steel skewer firmly grips your bike's front fork. And the built-in cam lever makes it easy to load and unload your bike.


The Road Warrior has a ratcheting rear wheel strap that slides along the rack's wheel tray to adjust to different bike lengths, ensuring that your bike is completely fastened down.


To deter the theft of your bike, the Road Warrior includes keyed-alike lock cores in the skewer and the fork block. This allows you to lock your bike to the rack and the rack to your crossbars.


The Road Warrior can be used on the driver's or passenger's side of your vehicle - just move the skewer handle and ratcheting wheel strap to the appropriate side of the rack.



RBC036 Rhino Rack Road Warrior Roof Mounted Bike Carrier - Fork Mount

Installation Details RBC036 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier - Fork Mount - RBC036

Average Customer Rating:  4.4 out of 5 stars   (18 Customer Reviews)

The Road Warrior bike rack lets you easily transport your bike with a quick-release front wheel on roof-rack crossbars with built-in channels or slots. The stylish, aerodynamic rack is constructed of lightweight aluminum, and it comes with 2 locks.

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I'm not too sure how to rate this but I'm not happy with it.
Everything that happened is no fault of etrailer. I've made many purchases from etrailer, they're a great distributor.

The bike rack appears to be great. The problem seems to be that they changed the design.

To start, UPS damaged the box in shipping and then tried to tape the package they sent me. After walking through the parts in the box with an etrailer rep on the phone, it seemed that no parts were missing.
So I proceeded to connect everything up based on the instructions.
As I put it together I noticed the mounting bracket in the rear doesn't have anything to remove the slop. The rear is literally resting on a slider, which means that it would rattle when driving around. Just for kicks I took it for a drive with my bike on top. It rattled like crazy!
So I looked at the installation videos on etrailer and then youtube. Every one of them showed an extra rear mounting bracket with knobs to tighten. These were not listed in the install manual so I suspect Rhino thought they could cut cost by eliminating them.

I contacted etrailer to see if they had any. They didn't. So I returned it. Sadly, I still had to pay a $25 restocking fee.

I'm not sure why etrailer charged me. It's not like I bought the wrong thing and didn't want it. It's actually a really nice bike carrier. Just a flaw in the design that etrailer should catch when they test it out in their videos. If anything, I've helped them out with this.
Hopefully etrailer will test out what I sent them, then reach out to Rhino about this new design flaw.

Again, I like etrailer as a service but I wish they had caught this before selling to me (and others). I strongly suggest that you don't buy this until the bracket issue gets resolved.

Also, take a look at the last pic of the Inno XA391 on the etrailer site. They resolve the rear bracket rattle by putting in a thumb screw.


Comments
Well that doesnt sound good. I have contacted the manufacturer and they have confirmed that those brackets should be included in part # RBC036
Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier - Fork Mount
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-- Etrailer Expert Katrina B - 06/21/2022

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Seem sturdy enough. The locking fork axle is a nice piece of mind. It should keep honest people honest.


Comments
Just got parts back about 2 months ago. Red locking tab broke on the first time removing the rack. Parts not available and on order for a couple months. Rhino did cover the parts and shipped them as soon as arrived. I found the weak link of the product I guess.
Richard - 08/23/2021

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This bike carrier has a clean design and it assembled and attached to the roof rack easily. A locking front cover prevents it from being detached from the roof rack and the tray has a cut out in the front for a disc brake if my next bike has one. Once everything is snug, the bike feels solid and there's no slop.



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Very happy with this rooftop bike rack. Works perfectly. Installation was straightforward. All my purchases with etrailer have been 100% satisfactory. Very happy with the product lines and with the quick service. I often look here for hard to find parts.



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Bought for my 2004 BMW 330i sedan. Fits beautifully. Bikes fit great. Wind noise isn't bad as it is a low profile fit. Looks nice on my car not cheap at all. I added Thule wheel holders and they fit perfect. Nice reliable rack for the money. Would recommend ??



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instruction's doesn't explain everything you need to complete install smoothly



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Although I have not yet taken a trip with the bikes installed (I have two of these fork mount bike carriers on my crossbars) I tested the rack stability at home with bikes installed and they are very sturdy. Assembly of the carriers to my aero cross bars was easy but just a bit tedious).



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The quality, fit, and installation of the Rhino Rack Road Warrior Rooftop bike carrier is terrific. Definitely on par or better than a comparable Thule bike rack.



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Well.. over all I like Rhino Rack products and I LOVE etrailer.. so this review is more about Rhino Rack's instructions. Thumbs down on this.. I had such difficulty figuring out the very sparse installation instructions that I had to consult my husband...who can put absolutely anything together WITHOUT instructions. Which he pretty much had to do as the ones included with the roof bike rack were confusing and incomplete. Still a good rack though.



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Received the product fast, great shipping time, the rhino bicycle warrior rack fits great into the rhino aero bars. Fits firmly and bicycles are secure on top.



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Love this Bike Rack...it is so easy to use. Will probably buy another one soon!



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I am happy with the product. I have yet to drive with the bike mounted, but mounting the bike while the car was parked was easy and it felt secure.



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Good bought whole roof rack package, ou tstanding!



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Nice Product, easy install, and holds bikes securely.



by: 05/02/2021



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quick, professional service



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