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Malone Runway Trunk Bike Rack for 3 Bikes - Adjustable Arms

Malone Runway Trunk Bike Rack for 3 Bikes - Adjustable Arms

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2021 Subaru Outback Wagon - Malone Runway Trunk Bike Rack for 3 Bikes - Adjustable Arms

  • 3 Bikes
  • Adjustable Arms
  • Hanging Rack
  • Malone
  • 4 Straps
  • Frame Mount - Standard

3-Bike trunk rack is perfect for riders who occasionally take family or friends out to the trail. Quick-release hubs let you adjust the rack to fit the contour of your trunk and soft pads on the base of the rack protect your Subaru Outback Wagon's finish.


Features:

  • Hanging bike rack lets you carry 3 bikes on your vehicle's trunk
    • Fits over most types of spoilers
  • 2 Arms with padded cradles and rubber straps secure bikes by the frame
  • 2 Quick-release hubs ensure optimal arm angle and a proper fit to your trunk
    • Also allow arms to fold down for compact storage
  • 6 Cam-buckle straps with rubber-coated hooks secure rack to your vehicle
  • Rubber foot pads protect your vehicle from damage
  • Anti-sway strap reduces movement of handlebars and wheels
  • Reflectors on arms increase nighttime visibility
  • Durable steel construction with black powder coat is rust resistant


Specs:

  • Carrying capacity: 3 bikes
  • Weight capacity: 33 lbs per bike
  • Dimensions: 28" long x 22" wide x 26" tall
  • Carrier weight: 9 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


MPG2142 Malone Runway BC3 3 Bike Carrier - Adjustable Arms - Trunk Mount

Installation Details MPG2142 Installation instructions

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Malone Runway Trunk Bike Rack for 3 Bikes - Adjustable Arms - MPG2142

Average Customer Rating:  4.4 out of 5 stars   (21 Customer Reviews)

3-Bike trunk rack is perfect for riders who occasionally take family or friends out to the trail. Quick-release hubs let you adjust the rack to fit the contour of your trunk and soft pads on the base of the rack protect your vehicle's finish.

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High quality product; I have a Honda Fit and I would say that it will work but does not seem super secure. I am able to successfully use 2/3 sets of straps.


Comments
You mentioned that you were able to use two thirds of the straps and I wanted to know more details on the other straps? Would you be able to send a picture of the rack installed?
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 11/16/2022


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Great product selection. Easy installation. I recommend it to everyone.




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The bike rack works some of the time, but repeatedly needs adjusting during use and when not in use. If you lift your trunk up to go in it, the bike rack slams into your rear window. This is a hazard. I had to go through extreme lengths just to secure it to my car. If one of the latches fell off, which it frequently does, the whole thing needs readjusting. The blocks that are supposed to protect your cars paint job don’t work. It scratched my paint job on my car up terribly, as a result of the rubber blocks flipping upside down. I do NOT recommend this product. Buy another bike rack. This one’s too much of a headache!


Comments
For trunk mounted bike racks you will want to check the adjustments with every use. It is not recommended to open the tailgate then the bike rack is installed. To help reduce the chances of scratching the pain I recommend cleaning the racks pads and the place on the vehicle that they come into contact with. You can also opt to add a hitch to the vehicle and use a hitch mounted bike rack. In the short term it would be more expensive however it would eliminate the issues that have been described.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 04/12/2022


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Not bad. My first rack for my first XXL bike (Trek FX3 disc). At first was annoyed at the sparse instructions and the “fact” that the top straps weren’t long enough to reach my trunk’s top hinge. Went to collect my bike anyway and the shop assistant showed me that it was total user error: I had the straps in backwards and doubled.
Anyway...she showed me how and we tightened it. Racked the bike and drove the 12 miles home. Wasn’t sure about it (and it’s not the best rack I’ve seen) but it’s simple and does the job for me. Not driving cross country with it but even if I did, I think it’d be secure.

Pros: simple, secure, not too big at all/easily stored.

Cons: not many bells and whistles, doesn’t keep the bike far enough away from the car (pedal might bump the paint depending on how crazy you drive)




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I bought this bike rack as a gift for my son after he bought his first car. It fits nicely and is easy to install. It’s also easy to mount the bike on the rack. I feel like it was a great value for the cost. My son is happy with it!




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It took a little effort to stop the straps from slipping, but after everything was seated securely and tightened I was able to take my bicycle on the highway without a problem. After months of use there are still no marks at all on the car.




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they finally used it and loved it. thank you


Comments
great
Susan - 05/18/2022


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Works great we love it!




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I purchased this item a year ago, since May 2021 but never used it. Nevertheless, it appears to be fine.




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2010 Ford Focus

I have a 2010 Ford Focus SES with a small spoiler on the back and I was having trouble finding a rack that would fit MULTIPLE bikes that could fit my car without crushing my poor spoiler. This one did the trick! It also fit my boyfriend's car easily, and seems like it would fit a whole variety of cars.

This rack is super adjustable and easily fits 3 bikes. I've had it for a year now and have loved using it. Big thanks to etrailer.com for making it so easy to find this!




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I just received the bike rack and put it together with the help from the video provided by etrailer. It was very helpful as I'm not the most mechanical. The service was excellent.I ordered the wrong bike rack. I call customer service and Amy E took care of my mistake. She even helped me selection the one that would fit my car. Plus she called and gave me the instructions on how to return the wrong one I ordered. I really appreciate the time Amy took to correct my problem. Plus the bike rack looks great!




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Although it is installed, I cannot use it because I had to order an adaptor. I am a woman and the rack only fits men's bikes. Would have been nice to know this when I ordered it. The "sale" price is not as much of a sale since I spent $[XX] for the adaptor.




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Pretty straightforward assembly. No tools needed. My initial use of this (with one bike) the rack seemed pretty stable. Was delivered in a timely fashion (ordered on a TUE, delivered FRI). I would recommend this to any families looking for a multibike rack for their vehicle.




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2018 Toyota Highlander

The directions are Terrible for install. I’m just hoping my bike doesn’t fly off my car


Comments
Thank you for your review. I apologize about the poor instructions. We have an install video that you can watch to make sure your rack is on correctly. The only difference between the strap placing on a sedan vs an SUV is that on an SUV the straps will go up to the top of your hatch and the rack bar will be sitting about at the license plate area rather than the bottom of the trunk.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 08/18/2021


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Works great the only thing missing is rubber coating on the hooks on the trunk
Would help to protect the car from unnecessary dings




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I think it's very well-conceived and executed. My daughter has preternatural cleverness with these sorts of things, sort of like a character in *Dune*, and she helped me install it (she's 9). Since then, success!




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