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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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  • 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 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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  • What is the Difference Between the Yakima RidgeBack and FullTilt Hitch Bike Racks
  • Sometimes pricing can be deceiving since prices can fluctuate. Both the RidgeBack # Y02458 and FullTilt # Y02462 are high-end hanging-style racks from Yakima but in this case the FullTilt has a few extra features so I recommend going that route. Both racks have very similar features as far as tilting/folding ease of use, the handy SpeedKnob that locks and acts as a tool-free anti-rattle device, and the Zip Strips that secure the bikes. The FullTilt pulls away from the RidgeBack by having...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for E-Bike With Fenders and Low Frame Tube
  • For e-bikes with fenders you will need a bike rack that has a higher weight capacity and also a frame clamp design that can attach to the lower and alternative frames of them like the Hollywood Racks RV Rider part # HLY64FR which would work great for your bike. I attached a review video for this rack for you to check out as well. Or for something similar but also includes a ramp to make loading the bikes easier we also have the Thule EasyFold XT part # TH903202 that is the nicest...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • Trailer Tongue Mounted Hitch Bike Rack Compatible with Electric Jack
  • Thanks for the photo of your Keystone Passport Grand Touring 2670BHWE. I can confirm based on your jack that the Jack-It 2 Bike Rack # LC429756 will work only if your jack is less than 7-3/8 inches wide at the base or the housing and it would also need to be under 22-1/2 inches from the base to the top of the housing. If those measurements work then you will simply need to either remove the jack and fit the Jack-It frame over it or remove the motor from the shank on your jack to install...
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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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  • 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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  • Differences Between Hollywood Racks RV Rider and Sport Rider SE
  • The Hollywood Racks # HLY64FR weighs a bit above 70 lbs. Motorhome/RV compatible bike racks are built very sturdy for a reason. The relatively long overhang at the rear of the vehicle (when compared to that of a regular passenger vehicle) causes the rack much more bouncing and shock than would be experienced at the rear of a passenger car, truck or SUV. This bouncing is more severe on a towed trailer versus a motorhome, as a towed RV typically has a more rudimentary suspension that will...
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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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  • 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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  • Hollywood Racks RV Rider and Swing-Away Adapter Recommendation for a 2018 Sprinter 3500 RV
  • The Hollywood Racks RV Rider # HLY64FR is an excellent option for transporting your 2 M2S All Terrain Scout E-Bikes! It was designed to be used with a motorhome, has a weight capacity of 70 lbs per bike, and uses a clamping arm that can be moved around to fit with the lower top tube on your M2S All Terrain Scout bikes. When it comes to the swing-away hitch adapter I recommend the Kuat Pivot 2 # PVP20B over the Yakima BackSwing # Y02483. The BackSwing is a great option but the reason...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Recommended Bike Rack for E-Bikes with 2-1/2 Trailer Hitch
  • I have the perfect bike rack option in the Hollywood Racks RV Rider Bike Platform Rack part # HLY64FR which has an 80 lb per bike weight capacity and can be used with a 2-1/2" hitch if you obtain the Hollywood Racks Hitch Receiver Reducer Sleeve part # HRHA-2. In regards to carrying e-bikes on a travel trailer, this is not possible since there are no bike racks which are heavy duty enough for e-bikes that can be used on a trailer.
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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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  • 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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  • 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 Bike Rack and Hitch do You Recommend for 2 E-Bikes on My 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited?
  • Thanks so much for attaching a photo to your question. I have a great solution for you. Unfortunately, with your spare tire, you will need a lot of shank length in order to clear your tire. If you have a hitch installed with standard-sized spare tire, you will need additional shank length from the center of the shank's pinhole to the closest part of the bike rack on your 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. With that length, the only way to get the proper measurement with any rack with the weight...
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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • Differences Between The Hollywood Racks HR1500 And HR1700 Bike Racks
  • Hollywood Racks RV Rider Bike Rack # HLY64FR (HR1700) has padded clamps to mount to the bike frame and is approved for car, van, truck, SUV, motorhome, fifth wheel, and flat towed vehicle usage. It has slightly larger dimensions than the HR1500 with the distance from center of hitch pin hole on standard shank to: Closest part of rack when folded down: 12" Closest part of rack when folded up: 7-1/2" Farthest part of rack when folded down: 32" Farthest part of rack when folded up: 18-1/4" The...
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  • Replacement Rear Wheel Assembly for Yakima HoldUp Bike Rack
  • I'm sorry to hear that you were hit by a car (hopefully you're ok!) and we do have exactly what you need, though the arm by itself is not something that is available from Yakima as a replacement part. For your Yakima HoldUp 2-Bike Rack # Y02443 you will need the Replacement Rear Wheel Assembly for Yakima HoldUp Bike Carriers # 8890281. Just in the interest of thoroughness (because front and rear can be confusing on bike racks) I did add a photo showing the difference between the Rear...
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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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  • Will the Curt Premium 5 Bike Rack Work With Women's Bikes
  • The Curt Premium 5 Bike Rack part # C18065 will work with women's and kid's bikes for that matter which have an odd frame shape that consists of the lack of a horizontal top bar. That said, in order for the bikes to sit level and not have issues with contacting the ground you'll need an adapter bar for each of said bikes, the Hollywood Racks Bike Frame Adapter Bar part # HRBA-PRO is cost effective.
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  • Do I Need a Frame Adapter Bar to Carry a Woman's Bike on the Swagman XTC-2
  • In order to carry a women's bike with an aggressive step-through on the Sawgman XTC-2 # S64671 you'll need a bike frame adapter bar like the Swagman Deluxe Bike Frame Adapter Bar for Women's, Children's, and Alternative Frame Bikes # 64005. This bar just clamps to the seat post and handlebar post to provide a mounting point for the clamp down, and will be easy to take off and put back on for travel. This is going to be fairly standard protocol for any bike rack that does not secure...
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  • Can the Swagman XTC4 4-Bike Rack be Converted Into a 2-Bike Rack
  • The Swagman XTC4 4-Bike Rack # S64665 doesn't have the ability to convert to a 2-bike rack, but we have plenty of other options that do. If you like the Swagman line of bike racks then the next step up is the Swagman Quad 2+2 # S64FR which has a little bit of a different design but it does allow you to convert it to a 2-bike rack when needed, plus it can carry up to 45 lbs per bike as opposed to the 35 lbs per bike for the XTC4. I have attached review videos of each for you to check out.
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  • How to Determine If Swagman RV 2-Bike RV Bumper Mount Rack is Right For Your Application
  • Many RV bumper manufacturers construct their product with a plastic cap or a hinged door instead of endcap, allowing bumper to be used for storage; apparently you have this type. Open that end piece to examine if the seam has spot welds (short welds at a number of separate points) or one continuous weld running the full length of the bumper; take note of the thickness of the metal while doing so. Some bumpers, frequently identified as heavy duty, will not have a weld seam at all but are...
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  • Recommended 4 Bike Rack for Rear of 5th Wheel Trailer
  • The reason that the Hollywood Racks Destination 4 # HR4000 is not rated for use on a 5th wheel trailer is because of the additional lateral and horizonatal jostling that occurs on the back of a towed trailer. 5th wheel trailers, travel trailers and campers will have specific bike racks that have been tested for use and rated to withstand the additional movements at the rear of these trailers; the size of your hitch tube won't really effect this at all since the movement occurs with the...
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  • Why Cant Yakima Four Timer be Used with 5th Wheel RV
  • I know it can be a bit confusing because a trailer hitch is a trailer hitch, but the reason the Yakima FourTimer 4 Bike Platform Rack # Y02469 isn't appropriate to install on your 5th wheel RV trailer hitch is simply due to the extra movement at the back of 5th wheels. Since the axle is located further away from the back of your RV compared to passenger vehicles the movement back there is much more exaggerated and Yakima has deemed it isn't safe to use this bike rack on a 5th wheel RV. For...
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  • What is the Difference Between the Swagman Dispatch and the Swagman RV Platform Rack
  • Lets go over these. To start both of them are rated for use on flat towed vehicle so we're over that hurdle. The Swagman Dispatch part # S44FRis for bikes that weigh up to 45 lbs. each where the Swagman Platform-Style 2 Bike Rack part # S64663 is rated for bikes up to 35 lbs. each. They will both hold the bikes in a similar manner and with them being made by Swagman you can rest assured they are very sturdy and will prove reliable. With that being said the Dispatch is really the...
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  • Recommended Bike Rack and Hitch Receiver for Travel Trailer Bumper
  • Thanks for the photo. The Swagman Around the Spare Deluxe 2 Bike Rack for RV Bumpers # S80501 and the Swagman Platform-Style 2 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches or RV Bumpers # S64663 are great options for your 2016 Pacific Coachworks Northland Travel Trailer. The bumper has to be completely enclosed is the explanation you are likely seeking. The Tube with fully welded enclosed ends is ideal and is normal for many applications but not all. You can alternatively use the Curt RV Bumper 2" Trailer...
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  • Least Expensive Way to Carry Two 75 Lb Electric Bikes on 2016 Ram 1500
  • I have a suggestion for you, but unfortunately, we're not going to have a hitch mounted bike rack for electric bikes that's going to fit into your budget. Most of our e-bike racks max out at 60 lbs per bike, so your least expensive options are going to be either the Swagman E-Spec # S94FR, with a capacity of 70 lbs per bike, or the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE # HLY74FR, with a capacity of 80 lbs per bike -- both over budget. If you're able to utilize your truck bed to carry your e-bikes,...
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  • What Bike Rack Do You Recommend for 2 E-Bikes with Fat Tires that Weigh 65 Pounds?
  • For a great rack that for your 2 fat-tire electric bikes, I recommend the Hollywood Racks RV Rider Bike Rack for 2 Electric Bikes - 2" Hitches # HLY64FR. The RV Rider will be able to accommodate fat tires up to 5 inches wide and has a maximum per-bike weight capacity of 80 pounds. Also, the RV rider comes with a long shank (7-1/2 inches from the center pinhole to the closest part of the rack) so bumper clearance should not be an issue on your 2019 GMC Yukon Denali. Another great feature...
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  • Is Threaded Hitch Bolt or Hitch Pin Better for Hanging-Style 4-Bike Rack
  • A hitch pin is absolutely a better option than a threaded hitch bolt for a bike rack because it is much easier to use and does not have any comparative drawbacks. A 4-bike hanging-style rack such as the Thule Hitching Post Pro # TH934XTR is a very high-quality rack but because of its threaded hitch pin you would also need to carry around the Ratchet with 3/4" Socket for Anti-Rattle Hitch Bolts # PTW38106-24 to tighten it down. A similar bike rack, the Yakima RidgeBack 4 Bike Rack # Y02458...
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  • Which Hitch Mounted Bike Rack for an Electric Bike with Fat Tires on Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • The only rack we offer that will accommodate the 70lb weight of your Electric Bike is the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Bike Rack For 2 Electric Bikes # HLY84FR which is for a 2 inch trailer hitch receiver and holds two bikes up to 80lbs each. The Hollywood Racks # HLY84FR also tilts to allow you access to the cargo area of your Jeep Grand Cherokee, and will fit bikes with tires up to 5 inches wide. I included the video review for you to take a look at. To make sure the Hollywood Racks...
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  • Will the Hollywood Racks Destination Work for a 36 lb Cruiser Bike
  • I really like the Hollywood Racks Destination 4 Bike Platform Rack part # HR4000. But as you said it is just under what is required for your wife's 36 pounder. To utilize this rack you can pull the seat from her bike and meet the weight requirements. Should that be a pain the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 4 Bike Platform Rack part # HR1400Z has a 50 lb. per bike capacity and while it is heavier it is just as adaptable to many different frame types as the Destination. Check out the...
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  • Best Affordable Electric Bike Rack for Ford F-150 Truck
  • I have a couple options for you with some different extra features. The first is the Swagman E-Spec # S94FR. This is a super heavy duty bike rack with a 70 lbs per bike capacity. What's special about this one is how it is also rated for use on RVs and Motorhomes which are known for having extra road vibrations and stress on the bike rack. The second option is the Swagman Current # S64678. This has a 60 lbs per bike capacity. Nice features are how it can accommodate fat tire bikes...
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  • Hitch Mount Bike Rack to Carry Heavy Himiway e-Bike with Jeep
  • For your application the only bike rack options that will work are the Swagman E-Spec # S94FR because it has a weight rating of 70 lbs per bike, or the Hollywood Racks RV Rider # HLY64FR because it has a weight rating of 80 lbs per bike. The battery on your Himiway e-Bike should weigh in at about 9 lbs so when you remove it you'll be under the weight capacity of either bike rack. I personally like the RV Rider a little better but you can choose which one you'd like depending on the style. The...
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  • Do You Sell a Adapter Bar for Women's Bikes for the Thule Range 4 Bike RV Rack?
  • Even though the Thule Range 4 Bike RV Rack # TH9057 is designed in a way to reduce the need of adapter bars for women's, children's, or alternative bike frames, I recommend that you purchase the Kuat Ubar Bike Frame Adapter Bar for Women's and Alternative Frame Bikes # UB01. The spring-loaded bar ensures a solid fit on your bike, and polymer-coated push-button hooks protect your bike's paint. I went ahead and attached a photo of a women's bike using a bike frame adapter to give you a comparison...
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  • Recommended Hitch Pin Lock For A Yakima OnRamp Bike Rack
  • The anti-rattle hitch pin on the Yakima OnRamp Bike Rack for 2 Electric Bikes - 2" Hitches - Frame Mount # Y36FR is not standard as they all are hitch specific but the lock you're looking for is the Yakima HitchLock for Yakima Hitch Mounted Bike Racks - Same Key System (SKS) # Y07235.
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  • Recommended Lightweight 4-Bike Rack for 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe XL
  • Thank you for all of the great info! The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE # HR1400Z is a great bike rack itself, but from all of the info you gave me I don't think it's the best option for you as it weighs in at 81 lbs in the 4-bike configuration; definitely not a very light model. Instead I recommend checking out the Hollywood Racks Destination # HR4000 which weighs in at 42 lbs which is very light for a 4-bike platform rack. This is perfect for standard bikes as it has a weight capacity...
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  • Best Fat Tire E-Bike Rack for Flat-Towed Vehicle
  • The best fat tire e-bike carrier we offer that can be used on the back of a flat-towed vehicle is the Swagman E-Spec Electric Bike Rack part # S94FR. The E-Spec can haul bikes up to 70 lbs, can accommodate bikes with tires up to 5" wide when you obtain the Fat Tire Adapter Kit part # S64679, and is rated for used on the back of a flat-towed vehicle. The E-Spec is the only option which meets all of the criteria so it is your best option.
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  • How far down does the Yakima OnRamp # Y36FR Tilt Down?
  • I have a solution for you. Unfortunately, I called my contact at Yakima, and he said that he does not have the spec for the angle of maximum tilt or the length of tilt for the Yakima OnRamp Bike Rack for 2 Electric Bikes - 2" Hitches - Frame Mount # Y36FR. However, I did include a picture of the 1-1/4 Inch version of the rack # Y96FR tilted to provide some perspective. With that being said, another potentially better option would be the Thule EasyFold XT # TH903202. The Easy Fold also...
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  • Replacement Zip Straps for Yakima Ridgeback 4 Bike Rack
  • Since you have a Yakima Ridgeback bike rack part # Y02458 the correct zip strap replacements is the part # Y8890297.
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  • E-Bike Rack Recommendation for Gazelle E-Bike Rack for SUV Hitch 2018 BMW X5
  • E-bikes are challenging in a few ways for bike racks in ways like you mentioned. The frames are unusual shapes, they are heavy, and they have fenders. This means you need a bike rack that uses unique frame clamps and that have higher weight capacities like the two racks you mentioned. The Thule EasyFold XT part # TH903202 and the Yakima OnRamp part # Y36FR. Most frame mounted platform bike racks use a single hook that you lower onto the top tube of the bike frame whereas these racks have...
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  • 4-Bike Bike Rack Recommendation to Clear Spare Tire on 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon
  • The Thule Hitching Post Pro # TH934XTR should fit the bill to clear the spare tire on your 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. I say "should" because more times than not this will fit, however since Jeep owners like to modify their rides you will want to take a quick measurement just to make sure. At long as the distance from the center of your hitch pin hole to the outermost part of your spare isn't 13-1/2" or more then this will fit great! I have attached a review video of this...
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  • Recommended 4-Bike Platform Rack for 2016 Toyota Prius
  • The Hollywood Racks Destination 4 Bike Platform Rack part # HR4000 is one of the best four-bike platform style racks available because it's super lightweight at only 42 lbs and it will accommodate pretty much any type of bike frame. It also has a lock for security. Please note, in order to carry four bikes on a 2016 Toyota Prius you'll need to use the EcoHitch Hidden Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 306-X7192 (V Models) or part # 306-X7194 (C Models).
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  • Choosing Between Yakima Y02458 Ridgeback or YA44FR Backroad on 2017 BMW X3
  • The racks share many similarities as far as capacities and design goes, but in a nutshell I'd consider the # Y02458 RidgeBack to be an upgraded version of the # YA44FR BackRoad. The RidgeBack has several upgrades that make it easier to use, such as the speed knob anti rattle system which provides a locking knob at the front of the rack that takes all the slack out of the hitch/rack connection versus the threaded hitch pin on the BackRoad that you'll need to use a wrench to install/remove....
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  • Which Trailer Hitch Receiver to use Thule Hitching Post Pro on 2020 Toyota Highlander
  • The Thule Hitching Post Pro 4 Bike Carrier # TH934XTR has a shipping weight of 40lbs, which means the rack itself is right around 38lbs. I included a video of the Thule Hitching Post Pro # TH934XTR installed on a 2020 Toyota Highlander for you to take a look at. To install the Thule Hitching Post Pro 4 Bike Carrier # TH934XTR on your 2020 Toyota Highlander I recommed using the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit # DT84MR which will install without requiring triming...
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  • What is the Best E-Bike Rack for an RV and a Toyota Highlander?
  • The Swagman E-Spec Bike Rack for 2 Electric Bikes - 2" # S94FR is the perfect rack for both RVs and your Toyota Highlander. It has the construction that will stand against the added torque when mounted with bikes at the end of your RV. It also has a high maximum per-bike weight capacity of 70 pounds. The Fat Tire Adapter Kit for Swagman G10 and E-Spec Bike Racks # S64679 will allow you to attach fat-tire bikes. For the step-through bike, I recommend the Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar...
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  • Solution For Carrying 5 Bikes On A 2017 Chevrolet Suburban
  • This is exactly the right place to ask a question like this. I have a possible solution for you to carry 5 bikes, however, there are not any platform racks for 5 bikes. The easiest and most affordable route is to use a hanging-style bike rack such as Hollywood Racks Traveler 5 Bike Carrier for 2" Hitches - Tilting # HR9200. This bike rack has a weight capacity of 35lbs per bike and secures the bikes by the frame. If you plan to haul women's, children's, or full-suspension bikes then you...
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  • What To Do If A Swagman Bike Rack Fits Loosely In The Trailer Hitch Receiver And Has Wobble
  • I understand your concern and annoyance with the Swagman Original - 3 Bike Rack # S64152-2 fitting loosely in the hitch receiver and causing bounce/wobble. This can happen due to the fact that not every trailer hitch receiver is made to the exact same dimensions. Luckily, there is a perfect solution for this! You will need to install the Locking Anti-Rattle, Threaded Hitch Pin for Swagman 2" Hitch Racks # S64027. Not only will this lock your bike rack to the receiver, but it will also...
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  • Fitting a Womens Bike onto the Swagman XC-2 Bike Rack
  • The Swagman XC 2-Bike Rack Platform Style part # S64650 can be used on a woman's bike frame. It is generally easier to use an adapter bar like the Swagman Deluxe Bike Frame Adapter Bar part # 64005 because it helps with positioning the bike in the center but can be used without. For the lock use the Anti-Rattle Hitch Lock and Cable for Swagman Bike Racks part # S64031 this will lock the rack and the bikes to the vehicle.
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  • Can the Yakima OverHang Carry Heavy Downhill Electric Mountain Bikes
  • I have a solution for you, and while you could use the Yakima HangOver 4 # Y02484 on a van without any issues, it only has a capacity of 37.5-lbs per bike. For this reason, it's not going to be able to be used this to carry bikes your downhill electric mountain bikes that are 48-lbs. Instead, I recommend using the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Bike Rack for 4 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Frame Mount # HR1400Z or the Sport Rider SE for Fat Tire Bikes # # HR1400Z-FB, which can carry bikes up...
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  • Need Bike Rack for 2 eBikes to Use on Travel Trailer
  • For a bike rack that is rated for travel trailers and with a weight rating for heavier ebikes, I suggest the Yakima OnRamp Bike Rack for 2 Electric Bikes, # Y36FR. From information available to me, it appears the Specialized COMO 4.0 weighs in at about 48 lbs. This has a weight capacity of 66 lbs. per bike but rated at 40 lbs. when used off-road or on an RV. Please verify, but you should be fine with the weight if you remove your battery pack when carrying the ebikes on the bike rack....
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