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  • Comparing the Two Best E-Bike Racks from Thule and Yakima
  • For heavier e-bikes like yours there are two frontrunners for bike racks to consider with the Thule EasyFold XT part # TH903202 and the Yakima OnRamp part # Y36FR. What sets these apart from others is they both have ramps to make loading and unloading bikes easier since e-bikes are heavy. The EasyFold folds down into a smaller size when not in use which helps for garage storage but the OnRamp is 6 lbs lighter at 39 lbs compared to 45. That's how I'd pick if I were you. Which would you...
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  • Do I Need a Bike Frame Adapter Bar when Using the RV Rider with Step-Thru Electric Bikes?
  • I have a great solution for you. Even though the independently-adjusting cradles on the Yakima OnRamp # Y36FR eliminate the need of a bike frame adapter bar, the OnRamp is not safe to use on the back of a flat-towed vehicle. I I confirmed with the engineers at Yakima that the OnRamp cannot withstand the extra torque/forces exerted on the rack during transport on your 2019 Jeep Wrangler. Even if the OnRamp was approved, the 5-inch distance between the center of the pinhole and the closest...
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  • Comparing Hollywood Racks Sport Rider and Curt 4-Bike Racks
  • The Curt 4-Bike Platform Rack # C18087 is a fine entry-level type option for a bike rack, but when it comes to function, durability, and convenience the clear winner is the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 4-Bike Rack # HR1400Z. Starting with function and convenience, the Curt uses a threaded hitch pin that you have to deal with to secure it in the shank, while the Hollywood has a very simple handle that you turn which tightens the rack in the shank. The Hollywood is also much more...
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  • Will the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 Work With a Womens Step-Through Bike Frame
  • The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE part # HLY84FR will work with most step-through frame bikes. The best chance you have of this is to switch the short hook to the bottom and then the long hook to the top on the upright as that will then allow for the lowest connection point. That said, there isn't really a measurement for this so best option would be to order the Hollywood Racks Bike Frame Adapter Bar part # HRBA-PRO which is designed to provide an attachment point for step-through frame...
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  • Best Bike Rack for E-Bikes with Fenders That Doesnt Rub
  • I have a few different bikes racks for you that will carry e-bikes with fenders. That said, you will need to go with a frame mount style as you can't use a wheel mount bike rack on a bike with fenders. The best option for you will be the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 2 Electric Bike Rack part # HLY84FR which has an 80 lb per bike weight capacity and soft padded frame hooks so you don't have to worry about rubbing. If either of your bikes has a steep drop tube frame then you will also need...
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  • Cradle Spacing on Yakima RidgeBack 4 Bike Rack
  • The spacing between the cradles on the Yakima RidgeBack 4 Bike Rack # Y02458 is 5-1/2 inches, on center. This is still decent bike spacing but if you are wanting to give your bikes more room to breathe the Thule Apex XT # TH9025XT that you referenced is the better option. As you mentioned, this particular rack features a cradle spacing of 7 inches. This was actually a very intentional upgrade when Thule recently transitioned to their current line of racks. This type of spacing not...
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  • Best Trailer Hitch Receiver For 2021 Honda CR-V For Bike Rack
  • The best trailer hitch receiver for your 2021 Honda CR-V (which fits all models, including your Sport), is the following: - Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # DT79MR There's a couple of reasons for that, starting with the fact it has excellent clearances; when we test fit this hitch on a 2021 CR-V, we found it was 11-3/4 inches from the ground to the bottom of the receiver, and 2-1/2 inches from the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper. Another important reason is that this...
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  • Thule Bike Rack That Can be Used at Rear of 5th Wheel Trailer
  • At the rear of a trailer or RV the ride quality is very rough when compared to the ride quality at the rear of a passenger vehicle. Reason being the suspension isn't as sophisticated and there is a longer distance between the rear axle and the rear of the trailer which exaggerates the movement of the trailer when hitting bumps. Because of that only a few bike racks were designed to be reinforced enough for that type of use. The part # TH9058 is not reinforced enough to be used at the...
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  • Highest Rated E-Bike Rack for a 5th Wheel Trailer
  • The distance from the rear axle to the trailer hitch is much greater on a 5th wheel trailer than a motorhome and motorhomes typically have a more sophisticated suspension than a 5th wheel trailer which means the ride will be much rougher on the 5th wheel trailer. The rough ride means the bike rack will have more stress to deal with which the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE part # HLY84FR is not rated for. The highest rated per bike weight capacity bike rack for a 5th wheel trailer is...
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  • Curt 2 Bike Platform Rack with Anti-Rattle Lock Pin vs Swagman Chinook
  • To answer your first question: Yes, the Curt 2 Bike Platform Rack, product # c18085, is a good alternative to the Swagman Chinook, part # S64683. I've linked a review of the Curt rack that we have. This rack can fit both 1-1/4 inch and 2 inch receivers, so it will work with your hitch. The Chinook does have a few features that put it above the Curt, such as the sliding wheel cradles and the dedicated anti-rattle lock pin. Still, the Curt is a good option. And, one of those shortcomings...
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  • Recommended Platform Rack That Expands From a 2 Bike Rack to a 4 Bike Rack
  • There are a few platform style bike racks that can be converter from 2 bike racks into 4 bike racks. I'll provide a short list below: - Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE # HR1450Z and add on # HR1475Z or # HR1400Z (complete 4 bike rack) - Swagman Swagman Quad 2+2 2-Bike and 4-Bike Platform Rack - 2" Hitches # S64FR - Kuat NV 2.0 4-Bike Platform Rack # NV22G-NA22G - Thule T2 Classic # TH9044-TH9046 can be set up as a 2-bike or 4-bike as needed. My personal favorite out of these is...
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  • What is Difference Between Kuat NV 2.0 and NV 2.0 Base
  • The Kuat NV 2.0 2 Bike Platform Rack, # NV22G, and the Kuat NV 2.0 Base 2-Bike Platform rack, # BA22B. are both very similar bike racks. Both racks can be expanded to a 4-bike rack, # NA22G add-on for the NV 2.0 and # BA02B for the NV 2.0 Base, and both racks have very similar specs. The NV 2.0 # NV22G does include one major feature over the base, the bike repair stand. If you've ever been out at the track/trail and wished you had a bike stand to make working on the bike easier this...
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  • Do I Need a Frame Adapter for my Step Through Frame Bike with the Hollywood Racks SE for E-Bikes
  • You can use the Hollywood Racks SportRider SE # HLY84FR to carry your e-bike, although you're most likely going to require a bike frame adapter bar like the # HRBA-PRO; it really depends on how aggressive the step through of the frame is, but most women's bikes will require this on a frame mounted bike rack. I've linked a review video of the frame adapter bar for you to have a look at and see how it works.
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  • Can I Remove 1 of the Platforms on the Hollywood Racks Destination 4 to Carry Only 2 Bikes
  • I have a solution for you, but the Hollywood Racks Destination 4 # HR4000 is only able to be used as a 4 bike rack. This is a great choice for an economically priced 4 bike platform rack, and I really like that you won't need bike adapter bars to carry a wide variety of bikes, but it's not going to give you that 2+2 functionality. For a platform rack that can be converted between a 2 bike carrier and 4 bike carrier, I recommend going with the Swagman Quad 2+2 # S64FR. This rack can be...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for Two E-Bikes With Fenders
  • The Kuat NV 2.0 # BA22B you referenced is a fantastic bike rack, but since you have electric bikes with fenders you will need to go a different direction. The reason is the NV 2.0 is a wheel-mounted bike rack and the clamps will not mount to the frame, they are designed only to clamp to the front wheel, and fenders will interfere. The bike rack I highly recommend for a pair of e-bikes with fenders is the Thule EasyFold XT 2 E-Bike Platform Rack # TH903202 because it is a frame-mounted...
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  • Best Fat Tire E-Bike Rack to Clear Rear Spare of 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
  • Since the spare tire on the back of your Wrangler makes clearances a bit tighter for carrying bike racks we've found that the best E-Bike Rack we can offer is going to be the RV Rider from Hollywood Racks part # HLY64FR which has the most clearance to fit past the spare. This also has a 80 lb per bike capacity so it would easily handle the weight of your bikes and has fat tire wheel hoops that can accommodate up to a 5 inch wide tire. This rack has 12 inches from the closest part of...
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  • Why Cant the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Be Used On a Trailer
  • The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 2 Electric Bike Rack part # HLY84FR is not rated for use on trailers because the ride at the back of a trailer is much rougher than that on a vehicle. The reason for this has to do with the design of the suspension and the distance from the rear axle. The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 2 Electric Bike Rack is not rated for this additional stress therefore cannot be used on a trailer. However, I do have a couple very similar options for you in the Hollywood...
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  • How To Carry Bikes On a 2016 Honda CR-V
  • In order to carry bikes on a 2016 Honda CR-V you have a few options, the best one is to install a trailer hitch and use a hitch mounted bike rack. The reason for this is because it will allow you to carry the most amount of bikes and it will be most versatile. The photo you have attached if of a tow loop and this cannot be used to attach bikes. The Thule Hitching Post Pro part # TH934XTR is a great option, in order to use this you'll need the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver part # e98868....
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  • Comparing Thule Camber, Range, Yakima Fulltilt, and Ridgeback Bike Racks
  • Yes the cradles of the Yakima Ridgeback part # Y02458 can be rotated as well as adjusted in and out on the arms to allow for different spacings. So the big difference between this rack and the FullTilt part # Y02462 is that the Fulltilt does not use traditional frame cradles and instead has straps that attach to bottom of arms that hold the frame to the padded arms directly. The Fulltilt would have the nicer cradle setup based on this so it would be what I would recommend. The Thule...
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  • 5 Bike Rack Recommendation for Carrying 3 Adult and 2 Kid Bikes on 2019 Honda Pilot
  • For your 2019 Honda Pilot with a 2" hitch receiver, we have a few different 5-bike rack options available. I recommend the Hollywood Racks Road Runner 5 Bike Carrier # HR520 because it's going to offer the most stability and security for your bikes. The rack has a unique anti-sway bar at the bottom and anti-sway cradles at the top that stabilize your bikes better than any other rack on the list. It also features an easy to-access anti-rattle handle, tilting mast and already includes...
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  • Thule Camber vs Thule Hitching Post Pro
  • Both of these Thule racks will do an excellent job of safely and economically hauling four bikes (assuming you aren't using a Class I hitch, which has a manufacturer recommended limit of hauling two bikes at a time). The Camber # TH9056 is lighter than the Hitching Post Pro # TH934XTR , and therefore its tilting feature is a little easier to use than the Hitching Post Pro. The spacing of the cradles is larger at 7" apart, which makes it easier to load, and decreases the likelihood that...
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  • Can Thule EasyFold XT Bike Rack # TH903202 Fit 2020 Subaru Outback
  • If the distance from the pin hole on your hitch to the front of the hitch is 1-1/2 inches or more the Thule EasyFold XT part # TH903202 will fit and work great. Some of the Subaru factory hitches are known to have a very shallow distance so it's important you measure there to be certain. From my understanding if your hitch is a 2 inch hitch size you'd be fine but if it's a 1-1/4 inch factory hitch you'd have problems. If you find that you have a hitch that's not compatible you can still...
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  • Difference Between Hollywood Racks HLY74FR and HLY84FR Sport Rider SE Bike Racks
  • The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE would be a good choice. The only difference between the # HLY74FR and # HLY84FR bike racks is the hitch receiver size the rack is compatible with. The # HLY74FR will work with 1-1/4 or 2 inch hitches, while the # HLY84FR is only compatible with 2 inch hitches only. Either rack would work great for you, but the # HLY74FR would offer you some flexibility of you'll be using the rack on more than one vehicle. Because the RadRunner has a step through frame,...
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  • Recommended Bike Carrier For Two Electric Bikes That Uses A Ramp For Loading
  • I may have an option for you but I am not aware of any bike racks that lower to the ground for loading. The best option for you would be the Yakima OnRamp Bike Rack for 2 Electric Bikes # Y36FR if your vehicle has a 2" hitch receiver, or # Y96FR if your vehicle has a 1 1/4" hitch receiver. Both of these bike racks include a ramp to roll the bikes up instead of having to pick up each bike to put it on the bike rack and the ramp stores conveniently on the bike rack when not in use. The...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for Electra 8D Townie Go and Schwinn e-Bikes with Fenders
  • Well look no further! We have exactly what you're needing! Thanks for sending in those photos - it takes a LOT of the guesswork out of what bike rack to recommend. For your application I recommend going with either the Yakima OnRamp # Y36FR or the Thule EasyFold XT # TH903202. Both of these bike racks are premium options that are designed for use with premium bikes like what you have. They are rated for e-Bikes, use ramps for easy loading, and have an adjustable clamping system that...
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  • Will Swagman XTC-2 TILT 2-Bike Rack Work With Bike With Thicker Tube
  • Your bike that has a thicker tube will fit on the Swagman XTC-2 TILT 2-Bike Rack # S64671. The frame hooks of the XTC-2 will easily accommodate that size of tube, and will retract down far enough in order to grasp the frame. You will need to place your bike at the inside position - nearest your vehicle - in order to use it though, as this is the hook that will go down the furthest. I do recommend adding locks for this rack to help protect your investment. To lock the rack to your...
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  • Is Thule T2 Pro TH83JV Bike Rack Compatible with Electric Bikes Equipped with Fenders
  • Since the bike retention hooks on the Thule T2 Pro, part # TH83JV hold the tire at the forks, the fender would interfere, which is why racks of this type that hold the bike by the tire aren't recommended for bikes with fenders. This being said, we do have a solution. I'd recommend the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE, part # HLY84FR. The rack has an 80 lb/bike capacity, and holds the bikes by the wheels at the bottom and by the frame top tube so it'll work perfectly for bikes with fenders....
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  • Distance Between Arms of Curt 4-Bike Rack 18064
  • I can confirm for you that the distance between the arms of the Curt Premium 4-Bike Rack # C18064 is 14 inches at the wide end and 8 inches at the narrow end. You can also see this at roughly the 2:10 mark of the linked video review I added for you to check out. Keep in mind if you do plan on carrying any children's or alternative-frame bikes (with a step-through frame, for example) you will need Curt Bike Frame Adapter Bar # C18016 to give those bikes a horizontal mounting point. Additionally...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation to Fit Past Rear Spare of Travel Trailer
  • The Swagman Dispatch part # S44FR would be the best option we offer as it rated for the rougher ride quality associated with the back of travel trailers and also has 18 inches from the center of it's hitch pin hole out to the nearest wheel tray so it would give you plenty of clearance to fit past your spare. I attached a review video for this bike rack for you to check out as well.
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  • Comparing Thule Apex XT 4-Bike and 5-Bike Racks
  • If you only plan on ever carrying 4 bikes and you're looking for ease of use then the Thule Apex XT 4-Bike Rack # TH9025XT is the better option. It has 28" arms and the cradles are spaced 7" apart which should allow you to load up all 4 Trek bikes just fine. The 5-Bike Apex XT # TH9026XT also has 28" long arms so the cradles are 5-1/2" apart which is the more traditional spacing, but it will make loading up your bikes a little more of a hassle. Your only real benefit of the 5-Bike version...
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  • Solution for Needing Additional Short Hook with Swagman Current E-Bike Rack
  • Swagman still does not offer the long and short hooks of the part # SP428 separately so if you wanted to get a short hook for a step through frame for the Swagman Current # S64678 you'd need the set of both. Or you could go with a bike frame adapter bar like part # UB01 instead which attaches to the seat post and steering stem which the long hook can grab.
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  • Comparing the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 2 and Swagman Chinook
  • When it comes to construction and the powder coat, both the Hollywood Racks SportRider SE2 # HR1000Z and the Swagman Chinook # S64683 are both made of steel and will come with a heavy powder coating on them to help fight off corrosion. Additionally, both of these racks will come with a keyed alike feature on the locks, so neither of them are going to have separate keys for each lock. Both of these racks also have a lifetime limited warranty, so your investment is well protected. Where...
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  • Is Hollywood Racks Trail Rider 2 Bike Platform Rack Compatible With Women's Frame Bikes
  • Women's bikes mount to the Hollywood Racks Trail Rider 2 Bike Platform Rack part # HR200Z easily. The ratchet arm is adjustable so it will lock down onto the slanted frame tube of a step through frame (like on most women's bikes) in the photo I have attached. The Hollywood Racks Trail Rider utilizes the center ratcheting arm so it fits most bike frames so it is a great option. It also comes with the bike and hitch locks to protect your investments. If your bike does not have a top frame...
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  • Can The Yakima OnRamp Be Used On Travel Trailer For Hauling 2 Electric Bikes?
  • The Yakima OnRamp Bike Rack for 2 Electric Bikes - 2" Hitches # Y36FR would be an excellent carrier for 2 electric bikes. The weight capacity is 66lbs per bike (or 40lbs per bike on trailer or RV) and it attaches to the bike frame, making it compatible with bikes that have fenders and/or baskets. Luckily, this carrier is compatible with travel trailers so you will be able to use it on both your truck and trailer, just as long as they each have a 2" receiver. The Lets Go Aero V-Lectric...
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  • Best Hitch Receiver and Bike Rack For 2013 Honda Civic EX Coupe To Carry Carbon Fiber Bike
  • Yes, The EcoHitch part # 306-X7235 on 2013 Honda Civic EX Coupe and Thule T2 Classic 2 Bike Platform Rack part # TH9044-TH9046 are both great choices. The EcoHitch will fit the Civic Coupe and give you a 2" hitch receiver option compared to the only other options for the Civic that are 1-1/4". The Thule T2 2" Classic 2 Bike Platform Rack is a wheel mount bike rack so it will not touch the carbon fiber frame of your Specialized StumpJumper ST compared to other racks that hold the bikes...
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  • Four Bike Carrier with 140 Pound Capacity or Greater
  • For a 4 Bike rack with over 140 lb capacity, I recommend the Swagman Quad 2+2 2-Bike and 4-Bike Platform Rack - 2" Hitches - Black # S64FR. This bike rack is rated for up to 45 lbs per bike and 180 lbs total capacity. The Hollywood Racks Destination 4 Bike Platform Rack - 2" Hitches - Frame Mount # HR4000 is rated for 140 lbs total and 35 lbs per bike. Both of these options include a hitch lock to secure the rack, but the Swagman # S64FR also includes the lock to secure the bikes to...
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  • Bike Rack for 60 lb Fat Tire E-Bikes That is Compatible With Fifth Wheel Trailer
  • There is an option for a bike rack that is compatible for a fifth wheel trailer and will work for a pair of fat tire, 60 lb e-bikes: - Swagman E-Spec Electric Bike Rack # S94FR with the Fat Tire Adapter Kit # S64679 This rack has a 70 lb per bike capacity and with the adapter can carry bikes with fat tires (up to 5 inches wide); it is also rated for use on the back of a fifth wheel trailer. This is an extremely strong rack made of solid steel, and this sturdiness is what helps keep...
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  • Best Bike Rack that Allows For Easy Loading Of the Bikes and Into The Hitch
  • It sounds like you may have an electric Sun bike Jo. If you have an electric bike I recommend to use the Thule EasyFold XT 2 E-Bike Platform Rack part # TH903202 because of the included ramp and easy folding feature. The rack does weigh 45 lbs but it can be folded in half and is designed with a handle so you can easily carry it to the vehicle. Once you have the bike rack in the hitch you can simply walk the bike up the included ramp onto the rack instead of lifting the bike. The Thule...
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  • Best Value Bike Rack That Allows For Rear Cargo Access In 2015 Honda CR-V
  • The Swagman XC 2-Bike Rack Platform Style part # S64650 will fit the 2015 Honda CR-V as long as you have a hitch on your vehicle. However, the Swagman XC 2-Bike rack is not a tilt-away rack so you need to remove the bikes from the rack to get into the rear cargo aera of the CR-V. Instead, I recommend Swagman XTC-2 TILT 2-Bike Platform Rack - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches part # S64671 for the 2015 Honda CR-V because it tilts away with or without the bikes loaded for rear cargo access in the...
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  • Best Value Expandable 2/4-Bike Platform Hitch Bike Rack
  • Swagman makes great bike racks but Hollywood Racks bike racks are built like tanks. They have the build quality and tight clearances that the super expensive bike racks have and cost less so anytime someone is looking for the best value from a bike rack I always recommend Hollywood Racks bike racks. So your best option is the Hollywood Racks 4 bike rack part # HR1400Z which can be used as either a 4 bike or 2 bike rack. I attached a review video for this rack for you to check out as well.
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  • Is Kuat NV 2.0 BA22B-BA02B or Inno INH142 Tire Hold Better for 20 Inch Bikes
  • The Inno Tire Hold # INH142 4-bike rack will accommodate children't bikes with 20 inch wheels or adult bikes with up to 29 inch wheels. Inno tells me that a 33 inch wheelbase bike will just fit on the rack. The Kuat NV 2.0 4-bike, part # BA22B-BA02B does not have an adapter for kid's bikes. One huge feature offered by the NV 2.0 is the add-on feature. The rearmost 2-bike portion of the rack is removable, which is handy for when only two bikes need to be carried, and the fact that the...
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  • Which is Better Bike Rack Thule Hitching Post Pro or Yakima Ridgeback
  • Between the two bike racks you mentioned the Yakima Ridgeback part # Y02458 is what I recommend. It has easier to use tilt mechanisms, easier to load frame cradles with more cushioning and in our experience is more stable in the hitch of the vehicle. If you plan on carrying any womens or alternative framed bikes without horizontal top tubes you may also be interested in purchasing a Kuat Bike Frame Adapter Bar # UB01 to provide a horizontal top tube on your bikes to provide an attachment...
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  • Thule T1 vs Kuat transfer 1 Platform Bike Rack Comparison
  • Kuat and Thule both are known as being the best bike rack manufacturers out there due to how high quality and easy to use their bike rack designs are. You can't go wrong with either the Transfer 1 part # KU64FR or the Thule T1 part # TH9041 but overall I think the Thule has the edge. The Transfer line from Kuat is considered their mid range line of bike racks whereas the T line from Thule is the top of the line offerings from them so I'd go Thule if you wanted the best single bike rack....
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  • Best Way to Reduce Rattle and Wobble of Bike Rack in 2 Inch Trailer Hitch
  • The best way to reduce the rattle and wobble that you are understandably trying to get rid of is with an accessory anti-rattle clamp, the etrailer Anti-Rattle Hitch Stabilizer for 2" Hitches # e99007. To use it, just clamp the U-bolt around the rack's shank and put the stabilizer plate over the hitch receiver; this will tighten up the connection and help stop the wobble you mentioned. I have added a link below to a video review for you to check out as well of the etrailer Anti-Rattle...
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  • How To Carry An E-Bike On a Travel Trailer
  • In order to carry an e-bike on a travel trailer, you really only have one option which is the Lets Go Aero V-Lectric Bike Rack part # LGA77FR. It would then require a trailer hitch like the Mount-n-Lock HiLoHitch for 4" RV Bumpers part # MNT47FR. The issue is many bike racks are not rated for use on a travel trailer since the ride is very rough and only one of these can be used with e-bikes. The Surco 2 Bike Carrier for Vans and RVs won't work for an e-bike, the per bike capacity is 37.5 lbs.
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  • Is Add-On Different for Kuat NV 2.0 and Base Model of NV 2.0
  • The correct add-on for your Kuat NV 2.0 will depend on if you have the base model or not. All you need to know is if your bike rack came with Bike Repair Stand # TDKB or not. If it DID NOT then you have the base model, if it DID then you have the standard model. Here are the part numbers and what you might need, depending on your model. - Base Kuat NV 2.0 2-Bike Platform Rack # BA22B (Matte Black) requires Add-On # BA02B - Kuat NV 2.0 2-Bike Platform Rack # NV22B (Metallic Black) requires...
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  • Will the Thule T2 Pro XTR Work with Two Electric Bikes with Fenders on My 2022 Acura MDX?
  • I have a solution for you. Here at etrailer, we highly discourage using a wheel-mount bike rack like the Thule T2 Pro XTR Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount # TH83JV when using bikes with fenders. The wheel mounts increase the possibility for cracking and damage of the fenders. With that being said, a great alternative hitch bike rack is one that uses a frame-mount style. I recommend the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Bike Rack for 2 Electric Bikes - 2" Hitches - Frame...
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  • Thule EasyFold XT Ramp Height Compared to Hitch Receiver Height
  • Great question! The difference in height between the top of the inside of your trailer hitch receiver to where the 48" ramp inserts into the trays of the Thule EasyFold XT # TH903202 is 5-1/4" (see attached). The ramp itself has a slight arc to it so it isn't exactly a straight line but it's still pretty close. If the 48" gives you too severe of an angle we do carry the Extra-Long 53" Loading Ramp # TH933402 that you mentioned.
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  • Will the Yakima FourTimer Work With Kids Bikes That Have 16 Inch Wheels
  • The Yakima FourTimer 4 Bike Platform Rack part # Y02469 will accommodate kid's bikes with wheels as small as 20" but the Yakima Tube Top Bike Adapter Bar part # Y02531 may be required for this. According to Yakima, they do not recommend using the Yakima FourTimer with kid's bikes that have smaller than 16" wheels because the frame hooks would not be able to reach the down tube most likely but Yakima was not able to provide an exact measurement for this. If you need to carry kid's bikes...
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  • Recommended Travel Trailer Bike Rack for E-Bike with Fat Tires and Step-Through Frame
  • Thank you for all of the details about what you're looking for in a bike rack! You are correct that there is a lot of extra movement at the back of a travel trailer so only certain bike racks have been tested and approved for this use, but we have exactly what you're needing. The Swagman E-Spec # S94FR is best suited for your application and hits all of wants that you listed. The E-Spec comes with a 2" shank (that doesn't require an adapter) and can carry 2 bikes weighing in at 70 lbs...
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver Fit for 2020 Mazda CX-30
  • There is a trailer hitch receiver that fits your 2020 Mazda CX-30, the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # DT64MR. This is a bolt-on installation that doesn't require any type of trimming of the fascia or bumper of your CX-30. I have added a link to the installation instructions for you to check out as well. The Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # DT64MR is a Class I hitch, which means it does require a compatible Class I bike rack such as the Swagman Chinook # S64683. I've added...
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  • Best Bike Rack for Class II 1-1/4 Inch Hitch for E-Bikes With Fenders
  • There are a pair of options for bike racks that work with a Class II trailer hitch with a 1-1/4" receiver and have the weight capacity for e-bikes while being compatible with fenders. The two bike racks that you can use are the following: - Yakima OnRamp E-Bike Platform Rack # Y96FR - Thule EasyFold XT E-Bike Platform Rack # TH903202 These are the best bike racks for your hitch because they are the simplest to use, offer numerous convenience features, and are frame-mounted so fenders...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for Use With Womens Natko E-Bike
  • We definitely have bike racks that will be great for your Natko E-Bike but the Swagman XC 2-Bike Rack # S64650 only has a weight capacity of 35 lbs per bike and according to my research your bike can weigh somewhere between 50 lbs and 80 lbs. I do appreciate the photo as it was helpful in determining the right rack for you, and since your bike has fenders and a step-through frame you will need something that can accommodate that along with the weight. Here are the most economical options...
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  • Trailer-Mounted Bike Rack Carrier Options for A-Frame Trailers
  • Yes, the Swagman Straddler Trailer-Mounted Bike Rack Carrier for A-Frame Trailers # S80503 is designed for this purpose, it does however have a limitation of 100 lbs. The Hollywood Racks # HLY94FR, has a weight of 20 lbs. and rated to carry 2 bikes up to 35 lbs. each. Please keep in mind that with this arrangement you are increasing tongue weight and may need to adjust the loading of your trailer to compensate. Using the BetterWeigh Mobile Tongue Weight and Payload Scale # C51701...
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  • Recommended Lightweight Bike Rack for a 2013 Toyota Prius C and Womens Bikes
  • The Thule Roadway 2 Bike Rack # TH9058 weighs in at 28 lbs. If your bikes have smaller frames then you would likely need an adapter bar like the Thule # TH982XT otherwise your bikes will likely sit at a weird angle which not only makes it awkward to load, but it will also reduce ground clearance (see attached with the bar installed). If you can send me some pictures of your bikes I can get a better idea as to if you'd probably need an adapter bar or not. If you don't already have a trailer...
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  • Will Swagman XTC4 #S64650 Bike Rack Work With Spare Tire On A 2010 Jeep Wrangler
  • I did contact Swagman on your behalf. They recommended referring to the below dimension versus the length of your Wrangler rear swinging door to determine clearance while mounted, folded down without bikes or the spare tire. -The clearance from the receiver bar hole to the first wheel hoop is 11.5" Due to the rise in the shank of the Swagman XTC4 4-Bike Rack for 2" Hitches # S64665, the ability to tilt the rack down would be essential for clearance and this does not provide that....
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  • Comparing Inno Tire Hold 2 and Kuat Sherpa 2.0 2-Bike Platform Rack
  • The Inno Tire Hold 2 Bike Platform Rack part # INH120 and Kuat Sherpa 2.0 2-Bike Platform Rack like part # SH12B are both excellent options. I recommend the Kuat Sherpa because the finish of these racks is extremely nice and there are really no others who can compete. In addition to the finish, it is a very high quality rack that will perform well and last a long time. In addition to all of this, the Sherpa is much lighter than the Tire Hold. In order to use either bike rack on a 2013...
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  • Recommended Carrier For Various Styles Of Electric Bikes
  • The Kuat Transfer V2 2-Bike Rack # KU84FR is an excellent bike rack that is compatible with motorhomes, RV's, and travel trailers. This has a weight capacity of 60lbs per bike and can hold up to 3" wide tires; for fat bikes use Fat Bike Adapter Kit # APBK which is an add-on that allows for up to 4.8" wide tires. There are built-in locks to secure the bikes and carrier to your vehicle. While this holds 2 bikes, you can use 1 Bike Add-On # KU57FR to haul a third bike on this rack; keep in...
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  • Does The Yakima BackRoad 2 Bike Rack Come With Locks?
  • Yes it does! The Yakima BackRoad 2 Bike Rack - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting Item # YA64FR has a built in cable lock for your bikes. It is on the end of one of the two posts. One side has a bottle opener and the other has the cable lock. You only have to lock the farthest bike out because then all the other bikes will not be able to come off either! I do suggest getting the Yakima HitchLock for Yakima Hitch Mounted Bike Racks - Same Key System (SKS) Item # Y07235 because they can still...
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  • Comparing Hollywood Racks Destination vs. Swagman XTC 4-Bike Rack
  • The Swagman XTC4 4-Bike Rack # S64665 and Hollywood Racks Destination 4-Bike Rack # HR4000 are two of the best values in regards to 4-bike racks, and when taking everything into consideration I highly recommend the Destination # HR4000. There are a number of reasons for this, starting with the fact that the Destination is going to be easier to load your bikes on because of its large and curved wheel trays compared to the hoops of the XTC-4 that make you plop the bikes in just right....
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  • Recommended Hitch Extender with Anti-Rattle Option for Spare Tire
  • The Swagman Dispatch 2 Bike Platform Rack # S44FR is designed to give extra clearance since the closest part of the rack sits 12" away from your hitch pin hole. To see if you have spare tire clearance, just measure from the center of hitch pin hole to outer edge of spare tire. I attached an article below with instruction for checking clearance. From what I can see though, it looks like it will fit with your 20X10 inch spare,. However, if you find you need some extra space, you can use...
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  • Dou you recommend the Thule Hitching Post Pro or the Hollywood Racks Destination
  • Between the Thule Hitching Post Pro part # TH934XTR and the Hollywood Racks Destination 4 Bike Platform Rack part # HR4000 the best bet for your needs is the Destination. While it is going to be more to store it eliminates the needs for bike adapter bars like the Thule Bike Adapter Bar part # TH982XT which would be necessary to keep the smaller bikes level on the Hitching Post. Check out the video I linked for you showing the Destination on a similar 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan.
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  • How Much Assembly is Required for the Swagman Current 2 Bike Platform Rack
  • You will pretty much be assembling everything for the Swagman Current 2 Bike Platform Rack # S64678. If you check out the attached photo you can see that really the only piece that comes pre-assembled is the shank portion. It isn't very difficult to assemble everything though so if you really like this bike rack then I say go for it. If you'd like something that is a little nicer and doesn't have as much assembly then I recommend checking out the Yakima HoldUp which comes as part...
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  • Platform Bike Rack Similar to Swagman Current that Has Capacity for Rad Rover E-Bike
  • Swagman actually has a very similar bike rack to the one you referenced that was setup for carrying heavier e-bikes with the E-Spec part # S94FR which has a 70 lb per bike capacity. This is going to be your best option and will work great for you.
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  • What Prevents Shank of Swagman XC Bike Rack from Wobbling in 2 Inch Hitch Receiver
  • The Swagman XC # S64650 features a steel adapter sleeve as shown in the provided photo. With the adapter sleeve in place, the rack can be used in a 2 inch hitch. When the Allen bolt is removed and the sleeve is slid off, the rack fits into a 1-1/4 inch receiver. The rack includes a threaded anti-rattle hitch bolt, but a locking version is sold separately as part # S64029. The anti rattle hitch bolt uses a threaded bolt along with a threaded insert that's installed in the bike rack's shank....
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  • Where Is the Arm Width Measurement of the Curt Premium 5 Bike Rack Taken From
  • The distance between the two arms on the Curt Premium 5 Bike Rack part # C18065 at the widest point is 16" when measuring from the outside of one arm to the outside of the other. The distance between the two arms at the widest point is about 15" on center. The cradles on the wider part of the arms are more ideal for adult bikes but you could still use a kids bike here with the Curt Bike Frame Adapter Bar part # C18016. The other option I have for you with arms closer together is the...
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  • Hitch Lock for Curt Bike Rack
  • There is one threaded hitch lock that we know will work with the Curt 2-Bike Rack # C18085, assuming that is the one that you have. There isn't just a hitch pin available so you would have to go with the threaded lock, and so long as you do have the aforementioned rack, the lock we know works is the Anti-Rattle Hitch Lock for SportRack Bike Racks and Cargo Carriers # SR0901. Numerous customers have used this lock with their Curt rack, and I have added a cut out of one of the reviews...
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  • Is There a Light Kit that Can Install on Bike Rack for Trailer Hitch
  • The best solution we have would be a cargo carrier light kit like the part # 98174LED with the mounting brackets # e98943 attached to the bottom of the rear crosstube rail on your rack.
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  • Can Trailer Hitch for 2021 Toyota Venza Carry Bike Rack and E-Bikes
  • Yes, you can carry a heavy bike rack and pair of e-bikes weighing 195 lbs with the trailer hitch receiver that fits your 2021 Toyota Venza, which is the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C89UR. In terms of the vehicle, when I looked up the owner's manual online, it did not have a maximum tongue weight capacity (which is the maximum weight a bike rack and bikes can weigh) listed, but you would be able to carry your bikes with the Curt hitch's tongue weight capacity. For example, with this...
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  • Recommended Bike Rack That Allows Rear Doors To Be Opened On Ford Transit Van
  • I have a possible solution for you, but we have not yet tested the Softride Hang 2-Bike Rack for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches # SR27041 on a Ford Transit Van so I can't say for sure if it will allow the rear doors to be opened. I did have someone pull the Softride Hang2 from our warehouse to get some measurements for you. When this bike rack is in the tilted back position, the upright arm measures about 26" from the hitch pin hole on the receiver (see photo). You can measure 26" back from your...
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  • Lock for Hollywood Racks Destination Rack and Can it Fit 2018 Honda Odyssey
  • To add locks to the Hollywood Racks # HR4000 that you referenced what you need is the part # HRLHPTC and you'd be set. This is a cable lock setup that you'd route through the bikes and rack to secure everything. As long as you have a hitch installed on your 2018 Honda Odyssey like the Draw Tite # 76170 this rack would fit and work great.
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  • Bike Rack for E-Bikes With Fenders & Step-Through Frame on Motorhome
  • So since you are carrying your bikes on a motorhome, you will need a bike rack approved for use by the manufacturer on the back of a motorhome due to it being a rougher, bouncier ride. We do have one bike rack that is approved for use on a motorhome, can carry your 55 lb e-bikes, and is compatible with bikes that have fenders and a step-through frame, the Swagman Current 2-Bike Rack # S64678. This is a frame-mounted bike rack, so because you have a step-through frame you will also...
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  • Bike Rack Needed to Clear Tailgate on Short Bed Pickup
  • For your situation I believe that the Kuat Transfer 1 # TS01B is going to be your best bet because when I pulled the Thule T1 # TH9041 from the warehouse I found that from the center of the hitch pin hole to the middle of the wheel tray is about 22-1/4" (see attached photo). Since the T1 doesn't have a tilting feature it is more likely that your handlebar may interact with your tailgate but you can test it out on your end by holding your bike in this general area. The Transfer on the...
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  • Does The Kuat Transfer V2 Bike Rack Come With Locking Hitch Pin?
  • The Kuat Transfer V2 Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount # KU84FR comes with a tamper-resistant bolt that tightens the carrier to a 2" receiver and you need to use the included security wrench to remove or install. So it technically does come with some sort of a locking device, but for more security to deter theft you can add Hitch Lock for Kuat Bike Racks - 2" Hitches # HL2. This will do a better job of actually locking the bike rack to the hitch receiver. Make sure you...
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  • Does the Thule Helium Platform Rack Fit on a 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC?
  • When checking for bumper clearance, you need to measure from the hitch pin hole of your hitch to the end of your bumper. Compare that with the hitch pin hole to closest point of bike rack measurement of the bike rack itself and that will give you an idea of if it will fit your car or not. I actually test fit the Thule Helium 2-Bike Platform Rack # TH44VR on a 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. It installed fine and I could load bikes on it BUT I saw there was some contact when I tried to fold...
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  • Is Adapter Needed with Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Bike Rack for Step-Thru Frames
  • The padded ratcheting hooks on the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Bike Rack # HLY74FR that you were looking at can slide up and down the length of the vertical mast, so they should be able to grab onto the frame of a step-thru bike like yours. With that being said if the step-thru is more dramatic than most you may just need to add an adapter bar like # HRBA-PRO to create a horizontal attachment point for a secure connection. In either case I think a better option for your particular...
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  • Comparing Platform Bike Racks Thule DoubleTrack # TH92BJ and the Swagman Chinook # S64683
  • Both the Thule DoubleTrack Pro XT # TH92BJ and the Swagman Chinook # S64683 are really great bike rack options for the rear of your motorhome but the advantage is the Chinook. The Chinook wins for two reasons: it's a more stable rack in the hitch of the vehicle and it's priced better. Aside from that the racks are designed incredibly similar. Functionally you'd have the same experience loading and installing either but you'd notice the Chinook doesn't move around as much in the hitch. I...
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  • Can the Lets Go Aero Hitch Bike Rack Hold Fat Tire Bikes?
  • The way the Lets Go Aero V-Lectric Bike Rack # LGA34FR bike rack works is that it clamps around your bike's tire. The hook that goes around your rim can accommodate up to a 4.5" tire width. From what I know of the Lectric XP Step Thru is that they have 4" tires, so this rack should work perfectly for you. If the tires on your electric bike are wider than 4.5", then I recommend a different bike rack like the Swagman E-spec # S94FR which can accommodate heavy electric bikes AND is...
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  • Comparing the Weight of the Swagman Chinook Bike Rack and the Swagman XTC2
  • These are two good choices! The Swagman XTC 2 # S64670 weighs in at roughly 32-lbs and the Chinook # S64683 weighs about 47-lbs, so if you're looking for the lightest weight rack it's definitely going to be the XTC 2. However, if you're not concerned with the weight difference, the Chinook would be my recommendation since it tilts away from the vehicle to allow you access to the rear cargo area with the bikes still loaded on the rack. I'll also mention that both of these bike racks...
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  • Recommended Bike Cover for Hollywood Racks TRS
  • We don't typically recommend bike rack covers for the back of a passenger vehicle like your 2019 Tesla Model 3, since it's going to create added drag and potentially additional stress on the rack; we typically only recommend using them on RVs since the rack is going to be mostly shielded from most of the wind. If you want to use a bike rack cover on the Hollywood Racks TRS E-Bike Rack # HR3500E I recommend using the Swagman Bike Cover for RVs - Large - 2 Bikes # S24FR since it's designed...
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  • Can Yakima OnRamp E-Bike Rack Tilt Forward for Rear Hatch Access
  • Yes the Yakima OnRamp part # Y36FR does tilt down to help with rear cargo area access like you can see in the attached picture you mentioned. The only functional difference between this rack and the # Y96FR is the hitch it is designed to fit like you noticed. # Y96FR fits 1-1/4 inch hitch and # Y36FR fits 2 inch hitch. This rack somehow was able to combine all of the features people want from e-bike racks while also remaining lightweight at 39 lbs which is a big feat. Most likely the...
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  • Best RV Bike Rack for Rad Rover Step-Thru Electric Bikes with Fat Tires
  • The best bike rack we have for Rad Rover Step-Thru Electric Bikes with Fat Tires is going to be the Hollywood Racks RV Rider 2 Bike Platform Rack part # HLY64FR without a doubt. It's the only option that hits all the features you need to accommodate such as heavy weight, odd frame size, fat tires, and is RV approved. The RV Ride was designed for this exact purpose and it comes with locks to protect your investments. It is easily the best bike rack for use on an RV and your particular bikes....
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  • Will RockyMounts WestSlope Fit on a 2014 Ford Escape and Allow Cargo Door to Open
  • The RockyMounts WestSlope 2 Bike Rack # RKY10222 will fit your 2014 Ford Escape and you should have no problems opening the cargo door. I say should because we haven't physically tested this ourselves, but if you check out the product page you can see that we have test fit this on a wide variety of vehicles with hatches and there hasn't been a problem. If you'd like to add locks to this bike rack then you need the kit # RKY10224. If you don't already have a trailer hitch then I recommend...
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  • Bike Rack and Roof Rack Bike Carrier To Carry 6 Bikes On Long Family Roadtrip
  • The quality of Yakima HangOver 6 Bike Rack for Mountain Bikes part # Y02485 is solid, so I do not foresee any issues with taking the Yakima on a 15 to 17 hour road trip. The rack holds the bikes steady and high enough off the ground you won't need to worry about ground clearance with the Yukon. However if you have kids bikes, I do not recommend the HangOver for a family trip, it doesn't do well holding kids and adult bikes at the same time. According to Yakima all of the bikes need to be...
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  • Platform Bike Rack that is Rated for Use Behind Motorhome and Flat Towed Vehicle
  • At the rear of a trailer or RV the ride quality is very rough when compared to the ride quality at the rear of a passenger vehicle. Reason being the suspension isn't as sophisticated and there is a longer distance between the rear axle and the rear of the motorhome which exaggerates the movement of the trailer when hitting bumps. Flat towed vehicles typically have a slightly side-to-side movement that puts stress on bike racks. Because of that only a few bike racks were designed to be reinforced...
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  • Bike And Hitch Locks for RockyMounts RKY10223 WestSlope 3-Bike Rack
  • The cable and hitch lock that's compatible with the RockyMounts # RKY10223 WestSlope bike rack are available separately as part # RKY10224. The WestSlope bike rack is one of my favorite designs, primarily because the U-shaped rack allows you to step in closer to the rear of the vehicle which makes in easy to load the bikes that are closest to the vehicle. I've linked to description videos for both the bike rack and the lock kit I recommended.
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  • Correct Lock for Swagman XTC-2 TILT 2-Bike Rack
  • I can help you out with the correct lock for the Swagman XTC-2 TILT 2-Bike Platform Rack # S64671. Since this bike rack is a fit for both 1-1/4" and 2" trailer hitch receivers, the correct lock is the Locking Anti-Rattle, Threaded Hitch Pin for Swagman Hitch Racks # S64029. This is the lock by itself, so if you are looking for the combination of hitch lock and cable lock (for your bikes) the correct part is the Anti-Rattle Hitch Lock and Cable for Swagman Bike Racks # S64031. I...
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  • Recommended Bike Rack for Fifth Wheel
  • It takes a special kind of bike rack to be approved for mounting on a 5th wheel. The suspension on RVs, motorhomes, and 5th wheelers are different compared to a car. Also, there is more road stress, bounce, and sway on the back of these vehicles. Bike racks need to be designed to handle this road stress to be approved for 5th wheel applications, which the Yakima HoldUp # Y02443 unfortunately is not. My favorite recommendation for RVs and fifth wheels is the Swagman E-Spec # S94FR. This...
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  • Swagman Cable Lock S2005 to Use with Swagman Shinook S64683
  • Yes, since the Swagman Chinook 2 Bike Platform Rack # S64683 comes with the hitch pin lock you can upgrade the setup to also having a cable lock as well with part # S2005.
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  • Can Tilting Feature of Thule Apex XT 4 Bike Rack be Used with Bikes Loaded
  • When using the tilting feature for the Thule Apex XT # TH9025XT you need to first remove the bikes. The only way to keep the bikes loaded so you can gain full rear access to your 2017 Toyota Highlander is to use the Thule Apex Swing XT # TH9027XT. This is the exact same bike rack but it has an arm that swings the upright and arms out to the side of the vehicle as you can see in the attached photo.
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  • Recommended Bike Rack for e-Bikes with Fenders
  • I do have a great option for you, however since the Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 Bike Rack # Y02479 has a wheel-mount design, it's not the best solution for your e-bikes that feature fenders. Pushing the hooks down onto the fenders could damage them and angling them further out on the wheel to avoid interference can lead to a more unstable connection. For your bikes I instead recommend the Saris Freedom # SA4412B, which features adjustable clamps that will attach to the frame (even if your e-bikes...
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  • Recommended Bike Rack For Aventon Aventure Fat Tire e Bikes
  • The RockyMounts MonoRail bike rack you'd looked at, part # RKY10004 is a great bike rack, but it wouldn't work well with bikes that have fenders like your Aventon Aventure Fat tire ebikes. The front fender would prevent the bike retaining hook from having direct contact with the bike tire immediately forward of the forks, which wouldn't hold the bike in place tightly enough. You'll need to use a rack that holds the bikes from the top frame tube or the seat post tube. The Hollywood...
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  • Recommended Bike Carrier and Cargo Carrier Combo
  • There is a 2 bike version of the # HR1400Z-85 available with the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 Bike Rack w/ Cargo Carrier for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches # HR1450Z-85. This is the same cargo carrier/bike rack combo of the Sport Rider SE2. I've linked our video review of this rack for you to check out.
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  • Best Light Bike Rack for Women Cyclists
  • I got you girl! From all the different bike racks we have down here in etrailer, there are a select few that I actually enjoy lifting and installing by myself. As another strong but small independent woman, I understand the struggle. Attached at the bottom of the page are my videos using these bike racks. I wasn't the one to test fit them on your specific vehicle, the 2018 Toyota Highlander, but you can also find those vehicle-specific videos on the product pages. My absolute favorite...
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  • Recommended 4-Bike Rack for a 2018 Honda Odyssey
  • The ideal bike rack you have described is a platform style rack as these will require the least amount of lifting to the load the bikes and they will be most stable. For this, I recommend the Yakima FourTimer 4 Bike Platform Rack part # Y02469 which will work with all different bike types and is relativity lightweight at only 66 lbs total although you won't have to lift that much each and every time. If you don't already have a trailer hitch, the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver part...
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  • Choosing Between Kuat Transfer KU64FR and RockyMounts MonoRail Solo RKY10007 Single Bike Racks
  • Either the Kuat Tranfer 1 # KU64FR or the RockyMounts MonoRail Solo 1 # RKY10007 would handle the bikes you describe easily. Both would hold the bikes by the tires, so the fact that the rack won't come into contact with the frame will work well with your Carbon Fiber framed bike as well as the aluminum framed one. Either rack has sufficient room to handle your 45 inch wheelbase mountain bike as well as the 3 inch wide tires. Both racks offer raised shanks for tons of ground clearance,...
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  • Will 2 Bike Add-On for Thule T2 Pro XTR Work with Original Thule T2 Pro
  • The 2 Bike Add-On for Thule T2 Pro XT part # TH9036XT will not work with your original Thule T2 Pro 9034, and as you mentioned, the correct replacement add-on, part 9036 is no longer available. It is only compatible with the Thule T2 Pro XTR for 2" hitches, part # TH83JV. So, if you need to carry a total of 4 bikes, your best bet would be to try to sell your T2 Pro and put that towards a new bike rack. I'll list my top picks for you below: Best bang for your buck 4-bike rack: Hollywood...
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  • Can Thule Camber Bike Rack Carry Ladies Frame Bike
  • To carry a ladies bike that doesn't have a top tube with a hanging bike rack like the Thule Camber part # TH9058 what you need is a bike frame adapter bar part # UB01 which attaches to the seat post and steering stem to give the bike rack a horizontal top tube to attach to. I attached a review video link to this page for more info for you to check out as well.
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  • Locking Hitch Pin for Swagman S64671 XTC2 TILT 2 Bike Rack
  • There sure is! For a locking anti-rattle hitch pin/cable lock combo, use # S64031 or for the hitch pin only, use # S64029. I've linked to product description videos for each part.
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  • What is the Best Hitch to use with the Thule EasyFold XT on a 2018 Subaru Forester?
  • For a great economical trailer hitch that is compatible with the Thule EasyFold XT # TH903202 and will allow for bumper clearance on your 2018 Subaru Forester, I recommend the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" # e98839. The measurement from the center of the hitch pinhole of the # e98839 to the end of the rear bumper is 3-1/2 inches. Since the length of the center of the shank pinhole of the EasyFold XT to the upright bar of the rack is 8...
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