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Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad for Full-Size Trucks - Up to 5 Bikes - 61" Wide

Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad for Full-Size Trucks - Up to 5 Bikes - 61" Wide

Item # S64760
Our Price: $175.00
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This padded rack lets you carry 5 bikes on your truck bed tailgate. It's a great alternative to fork blocks, it doesn't require drilling into your truck bed, and you don't have to remove your bikes' front wheels. Great Prices for the best truck bed bike racks from Swagman. Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad for Full-Size Trucks - Up to 5 Bikes - 61" Wide part number S64760 can be ordered online at or call 1-636-306-4830 for expert service.
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Swagman Truck Bed Bike Racks - S64760

  • Tailgate Pad
  • Tailgate Mount
  • 9mm Axle
  • 15mm Thru-Axle
  • 20mm Thru-Axle
  • Swagman
  • Full Size Trucks
  • 5 Bikes
  • Locks Not Included

This padded rack lets you carry 5 bikes on your truck bed tailgate. It's a great alternative to fork blocks, it doesn't require drilling into your truck bed, and you don't have to remove your bikes' front wheels.


  • Padded rack lets you transport 5 bikes on your truck's tailgate
    • Great for full-size trucks with crossover-style toolboxes
  • Hook-and-loop straps secure bikes by the downtubes
  • Large flap lets you access your tailgate handle without removing the rack
  • High-density foam padding with fleece lining cushions bikes and prevents scratching
    • Durable tarpaulin material resists sun damage and fading
  • Quick installation - simply place rack over tailgate and secure with 3 integrated straps


  • Application: full-size pickup trucks
  • Carrying capacity: 5 bicycles
  • Dimensions: 61" wide x 20-1/2" tall x 1" thick
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Swagman Tailwhip on truck

The Tailwhip padded tailgate bike rack is a quick and easy alternative to fork blocks. It saves you from having to remove the front wheels on your bikes and from drilling into your truck bed. And if you normally use a hitch rack, but will be using your hitch to tow, this rack lets you bring up to 5 bikes as well. Hook-and-loop straps secure your bikes to the rack and the center flap provides access to your tailgate handle.

Anchor Points

Swagman Tailwhip anchor points

A series of sewn-on loops along the top of the rack provide anchor points for your bikes. Use the included hook-and-loop straps to secure your bikes to the tie-down points to prevent your bikes from shifting during transport. Additional straps (sold separately) are available if you lose one.

Easy Access to Tailgate Handle

Swagman Tailwhip tailgate handle

The center flap lets you access your tailgate handle without having to remove the pad so you can lower your tailgate. The flap secures with a hook-and-loop fastener.

Heavy-Duty Construction

Swagman Tailwhip construction

The rack is made of heavy-duty, ballistic tarpaulin. A high-density foam core protects your tailgate and your bikes from dents and dings. The fleece lining provides a soft, smooth surface that won't scratch or scuff your tailgate.

Simple Installation

Swagman Tailwhip installed on truck

To install the rack just slide it over your tailgate and use the 3 integrated tie-down straps wrap to secure it in place.

64760 Tail Whip Tail Gate Pad and Five Bike Carrier for Full-Size Pick-Up Trucks - 61 Inches Wide

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Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad for Full-Size Trucks - Up to 5 Bikes - 61" Wide - S64760

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (15 Customer Reviews)

This padded rack lets you carry 5 bikes on your truck bed tailgate. It's a great alternative to fork blocks, it doesn't require drilling into your truck bed, and you don't have to remove your bikes' front wheels.


This product fits over the tailgate of our full size pick up. We bought this product because we wanted to take our bikes with us on our camping trips. We had a receiver bike rack but needed some way to carry our bikes securely while pulling our travel trailer. We also wanted to be able to carry our grandkids bikes. We have secured at least 5 bikes with the Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad and Bike Rack.

The only problem we had was that the velcro tie downs didn't fasten as tight as we would have liked. We have used additional bungie cords to keep the bikes in place. That is the reason this review did not get a 5 star.

We are very happy with this product.

This product has held up well. We still recommend it.
Wayne a - 03/17/2019

2016 Toyota Tundra

Product was delivered sooner than expected and is of good quality. Fits 2016 Tundra perfectly. Placement took less than 5 mins, and removal takes about 10 seconds. Mine came with a click strap on the flap where the handle/camera are, which is used to fold flap back over tailgate leaving the camera available for use but securing the flap on backside of tailgate. The video does not show that but to me is a great feature.

Great! Still remains great quality and has been through many miles of weather
Shawn S - 08/11/2020


Quality product and fast shipping! Great first experience with etrailer. Excited to test the product out!

2013 Dodge Ram Pickup

Love this product, the only inconvenient is I cannot close my truck bed covers when installed.

2011 Chevrolet Silverado

Product fits as described. Fast shipping. Works great. Great first time experience with etrailer.

We love this product and use it often. My only frustration is that I have trouble feeding the straps up through the tailgate. You need a second person or someone with long arms to do it easily.
Mary - 10/25/2017


Well made ,simple to use and not over engineered. Perfect fit. Allows me to carry my two mountain bikes along with kayaks during our camping trips.

It’s been through several rain storms and I’s holding up great. Works as advertised. Love Swagman products. Not over engineered just works.
Carl - 08/02/2019


This is a great product and really easy to use. I love they my bikes don’t take up the entire bed and that they don’t stick out 6 feet past my bumper.




Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks

Very satisfied with this product! It is plug & play out of the box, it takes 1-2 minutes to install, and it fit my Honda tailgate like a glove. The cover is lightweight yet fully protects my trucks finish. The Swagman is an excellent value.

One year later and this product continues to satisfy my needs and impress my mountain bike rider buddies! The quality of stitching and durability is well...the same as when I bought it excellent! I use this product 2-3 times every week.
KC - 02/01/2018


Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks

The black strap fasteners/clamps are sewn on the inside of the bed which makes it impossible for one person to put it on and difficult for two people. It would be better if they were on the outside of the truck bed.


Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks

Easy to install and works well for our 2 bikes. Not sure I would recommend any tweaks to change its function.


Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks

This bike is of excellent quality. Every time I ride it I am amazed by its ride. It is excellent.


Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks


Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks


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  • Will Swagman Tailwhip Fit 2011 Chevrolet Silverado with Bed Liner
    The Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad # S64760 is a confirmed fit on your 2011 Chevrolet Silverardo. I measured the section that goes over the top of the tailgate and it's approximately 5-1/2 inches so it will work with your liner.
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  • Will the Swagman Tailwhip Fit a 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500
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  • Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad for a 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 in Cold Weather
    The Swagman Tailwhip, part # S64760 is a great pick for the 2017 GMC Sierra 3500. I reached out to Swagman about the rack's temperature sensitivity. They confirmed that the rack would be just fine, but the foam would be extremely hard at -20 to -30 below zero. This risks damage to your bikes, but would perform substantially better than a metal rack in those temperatures.
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  • Compatibility of Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad on 2017 Ford F-150
    The Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad Bike Rack for Full-Size Trucks - 61" Wide # S64760 does work well on the newer model Ford tailgates. The large flap around the handle does give you the access to the rear camera. It is a confirmed fit for the newer model year F-150 tailgates.
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  • Compatibility of Pickup Truck Tailgate Pad Bike Carriers with 2016 Ram 1500 with Rambox
    We offer two sizes of the Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad and Bike Rack. Part # S64760 is for full-size pickups and measures 61-inches wide x 20-1/2-inches tall while part # S64761 is intended for mid-size trucks and measures 54-inches wide x 16-inches tall. Both install using the three included tie down straps and either one will be compatible with the Ram Box feature on your pickup.
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