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Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad for Mid-Size Trucks - Up to 4 Bikes - 54" Wide

Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad for Mid-Size Trucks - Up to 4 Bikes - 54" Wide

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This padded rack lets you carry 4 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. Lowest Prices for the best truck bed bike racks from Swagman. Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad for Mid-Size Trucks - Up to 4 Bikes - 54" Wide part number S64761 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-833-496-1390 for expert service.
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Swagman Truck Bed Bike Racks - S64761

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

This padded rack lets you carry 4 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.


Features:

  • Padded rack lets you transport 4 bikes on your truck's tailgate
    • Great for mid-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


Specs:

  • Application: mid-size pickup trucks
  • Carrying capacity: 4 bicycles
  • Dimensions: 54" wide x 16" 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 4 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.



64761 Tail Whip Tail Gate Pad and Four Bike Carrier for Mid-Size Pick-Up Trucks - 54 Inches Wide



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Customer Reviews

Swagman Tailwhip Tailgate Pad for Mid-Size Trucks - Up to 4 Bikes - 54" Wide - S64761

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

This padded rack lets you carry 4 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.

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2017 Honda Ridgeline

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.


Comments
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


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




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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.




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2017 Honda Ridgeline

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




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Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks


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.


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


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Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks


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.


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


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Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks


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




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Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks


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




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Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks


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


Comments
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


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Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks


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.


Comments
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


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Review from a similar Tailwhip in Truck Bed Bike Racks


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.




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