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This spare-tire-mounted rack lets you carry 2 bikes on folding dual arms. SuperCush anti-sway cradles with ratcheting ZipStrip straps offer safe bike transport. Tool-free installation with universal mounting plate. Includes locks for bikes and rack.
Note: This dual-arm rack reduces the need for a bike frame adapter bar (sold separately) to mount a children's, women's, or alternative frame bicycle. However, to mount certain bikes or to keep your bike level on the rack, a bike adapter bar may be required. Most step-through bikes, dual-suspension bikes, and small children's bikes will require a bike adapter bar.
The Yakima SpareRide lets you carry 2 bikes on your vehicle's factory spare tire. The rack features folding dual arms and SuperCush anti-sway cradles with ratcheting ZipStrip straps. It installs with a hand knob and universal mounting plate, and it includes locks to secure your bikes to the rack and the rack to your vehicle.
SuperCush Anti-Sway Cradles with Ratcheting ZipStrip Straps
The Yakima SpareRide has premium cradles to carry and protect your bikes during transport. The anti-sway cradles limit bike movement to help prevent bike-to-bike contact. Premium TPE padding protects your bikes' frames from damage by absorbing road shock and vibration.
The cradles also include ratcheting ZipStrip straps that make loading and unloading your bikes a breeze. Simply insert the strap into the buckles on the cradle and push it down until it's snug around your bike frame. The ZipStrips can be removed quickly by pressing the release levers on the sides of each anti-sway cradle.
Folding Dual Arms
The SpareRide's dual arms provide excellent stability for your bikes during transport. The quick-release TriggerFinger control lever lets you quickly fold the arms down when you're not carrying any bikes. When you're ready to load the rack up again, simply lift the arms until they lock in place with an audible click.
Easy Installation with Universal Mounting Plate
The rack installs on your spare tire mount with a plate and shank. The mounting plate fits over the lug nuts of your spare tire mount, and the shank extends from the plate through your spare tire's pilot hole. You can position this plate at 12 o'clock or 6 o'clock, depending on your lug nut pattern.
Once the plate is installed, simply replace your spare tire, slide the rack onto the exposed shank, and tighten the hand knob.
The system comes with a standard shank and 2 extensions shanks so you can mount the rack on vehicles with oversize tires up to 12-1/2" wide. The shanks swap out easily with the included Allen wrench.
Rubber TireTread Spacers
The SpareRide features a pair of rubber TireTread spacers on the back of the rack. These spacers stabilize the rack against the spare tire and help protect the rack and your bikes from vibration. These spacers also guard your spare against damage caused by the rack rubbing against the tire.
The SpareRide includes 2 keyed-alike Same Key System lock cores - one in the cable lock and the other in the hand knob. The cable lock wraps around your bikes, through the built-in anchor point on the front of the mast, and locks to itself. The hand knob tightens the rack to your spare tire. These SKS cores can be swapped out to make all your Yakima gear keyed alike.
Integrated Bottle Openers
An integrated bottle opener on the end of each arm allows you to enjoy a cold one after a long ride.
2002 - 2006 Honda CR-V
2002 - 2007 Jeep Liberty
1990 - 2006 Mitsubishi Montero
1996 - 2012 Toyota RAV4
1997 - 2006 Jeep TJ
1987 - 2017 Jeep Wrangler
2007 - 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
1987 - 1995 Jeep YJ
2007 - 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser without spare tire mounted back up camera
Video of Yakima SpareRide 2 Bike Rack - Spare Tire Mount - Folding Arms
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This is our test course. Let's start with the slalom. This shows side-to-side action, such as turning corners or evasive maneuvering. Then on to our alternating speed bumps. This shows twisting action, such as hitting curbs, potholes, road debris, or uneven pavement. Last of all, the solid speed bumps.
This shows up and down action, such as driving through a parking lot or parking garage, or driving in and out of a driveway.
Average Customer Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars (34 Customer Reviews)This spare-tire-mounted rack lets you carry 2 bikes on folding dual arms. SuperCush anti-sway cradles with ratcheting ZipStrip straps offer safe bike transport. Tool-free installation with universal mounting plate. Includes locks for bikes and rack.
by: Dave R08/19/2013
After a couple of weeks of researching which type of bike rack I wanted for my Jeep Wrangler Unlimited JK (hitch mount or spare tire), I decided on the spare tire mount. And after a 4hr (roundtrip) mountain biking weekend escape, I'm very happy with my decision. What I like about the rack: well built, very sturdy with bike(s) mounted (no sway or rattle), arms fold down and lock in place when not in use (looks slick), full access to cargo area without needing to remove rack, rack and bike cable locks included, economical, lifetime warranty and of course the dual bottle openers ; ) What I would improve upon or revise in a future model: arms should be longer (even just an inch because bikes rub slightly so I had to add padding), more use of aluminum rather than plastic (thinking long term durability of the plastic locking teeth and arms) Thanks eTrailer 95707
Received product today. Searched for several options that not only looked good but worked well on my 2016 Wrangler Unlimited. etrailer had the best price. After ordering I received a call that it may be delayed. Apparently it was not delayed, and it was shipped immediately. I received in less than a week. As far as the product, on vehicle with stock tires on the Sahara I used the mid sized bracket. Excellent fit. The mounting was also simple, removed the spare and attached (I did not see references for a 3 lug mount only 5 and 6. There is a auxiliary plate that came preinstalled for the 3 lug configuration. Honestly I didn't read the entire manual, it was pretty simple , it may have been mentioned). Very strong tight mount. Had two mountain bikes on it. No wobble. Very impressed with product and even more impressed with etrailer. Thanks. 251617
by: Stev G.05/28/2013
solidly built, easy to mount, simple to use, safe and effective. money truly well spent! 82122
by: Kenneth S.05/15/2014
Excellent Product for my Honda CR-V very simple installation,it doesn't take much space and easy to use, my bikes mounted fast and secure. Thanks eTrailer.com for the fast Shipping. 130843
Easy to install. Great item at great pr ice.. 137012
by: Bob Zabick09/09/2013
I am very satisfied with my Yakima spare tire bike rack. I am able to transport my two bikes without having to install a trailer hitch. The rack is well made, and installed easily. 99056
Product arrived sooner than I expected. It took about 20 minutes to install. I loaded my two bikes up and away we went. Much more sturdy than I expected. Great product. 89729
Everything I expected and more! Heavy duty, well built, impressive , easy installation what more can I say.i knew there had to be a product out there that mounted over spare tire , Ive seen a few but nothing that I wanted to mount on my jeep until now. Heading for Florida Friday Ive always wanted to bring our bikes now we can. Thank you e trailer and thank you Yakima. Had it at my door in less than 48hours. 76538
These guys are top notch with excellent service! The Yakami tire rack fits my jeep perfect with no rattles, the bike is very secure. I would give etrailer and this rack a solid 10. Nice work guys! 264167
by: Suzette Davenport08/07/2016
It works exactly as described. Fits 2 mountain bikes easily - one of which has a larger frame. Holds everything tight and worry free. We really like the bottle opener accessory too! 281134
I take ratings and reviews seriously when making a purchase. I have not yet opened the box to install the product, but based our the excellence of the customer service thus far I have no doubt that I can fully trust the excellent product reviews I read before buying. I was upgraded to the faster shipping for free and was given updates every step of the way. Great experience. 117304
by: Vicki R06/03/2016
LOVED the videos etrailer.com puts together--they actually show you how to put the bike rack on your vehicle and even show you test runs using the bike rack you purchased so you can see how it operates. I found their prices to be the best--online or in store. I was very pleased with etrailer.com's entire purchasing process! 256375
My first time ordering from etrialer an I'm going all the other reviewers in saying they were fantastic to deal with and extremely fast with the shipping. Put the rack on a 2010 Jeep Wrangler in about 30 minutes. It took longer to get the spare on and off than it did to install the rack. Pleased with the purchase so far. 191417
by: Bruce M06/06/2016
Ordered Yakima bike rack. Product arrived on time and as promised. Assembly was simple. Appears to be a quality product. 258071
This is a very well made bike rack, easy to install, easy to load. I am now able to transport my bicycles safely. Of course I expect this high quality from a Yakima product. As always the product was shipped immediately from etrailer. I really appreciate the speed in which this order was processed and shipped. 43448
by: David R.12/12/2013
Great product. Exactly what I wanted. Excellent customer service and even better ship time. I am going to have my own company one day and I will make sure to treat my customers like etrailer has treated me. I will tell everybody I know to use this company. Thanks again etrailer. 109996
by: Len S.01/13/2016
Haven't had much time to do some serious testing with the rack but it appears to do exactly it was intended for. The service was extremely fast and efficient. The web site sold me with the help full video's on the product. So far I am more than satisfied. 235356
by: Peter J.05/13/2014
Very happy that I chose this over putting a tow bar on my 2011 RAV 4 just for a bike rack. Easy to install (from a person not at all gifted in that way), easily fit my wife's bike and mine on the rack, felt secure on the road - so, what else could you want? 130314
by: Gregg G06/06/2013
Great web site and assistance. Love the Yakima bike rack. It installed on my 2013 Jeep Sahara Unlimited in 10 minutes and looks great. I received the product 2 days after ordering it! Excellent follow-up from the sales staff. I highly recommend etrailer. 83563
by: Dennis Mc04/23/2012
The service from etrailer was exceptional! The bike carrier shipped immediately and arrived much quicker than the estimated 11 days. Easily installed on my 2004 Jeep Rubicon and is an attractive secure spare tire rack. Highly recommended! 38050
by: Justine H.06/20/2016
Easy and quick to install (I supervised my son-in-law do the installation) and it actually fits my 2008 Rav4! I appreciate the sturdy quality and the exceptional service I received. Fair price for a good product. Can easily recommend. 263053
by: Jim McK07/10/2012
Great product and service- the only issue is that you need to secure the handlebars/fork- so they don't move during stops/starts (was simple with a bungie tie down) but otherwise a great solid bike rack with unbelievably quick delivery 47413
by: Kyle J.06/24/2014
Works great! Product is really tough and well designed. The bike sits snuggly and doesn't move around at all while driving. I suggest getting a couple short straps to keep the front wheel from wobbling back and forth. 137318
by: Linda F04/04/2014
We attached this bike rack with ease. Two bikes fit perfectly. We traveled 400 miles for vacation and the bikes arrived there and back fine. I'm sorry I didn't take a picture with our Jeep and Bikes, next trip. 123813
George, You all did it exactly right! Great pricing, great communication and on-time delivery! I would definitely come back to you first and would recommend you to my friends. You get an A+++++ from me! 253165
by: Pat B.05/08/2012
I had a great experience! Great website...easy to find what I needed...tracking of shipment was easy....showed up on time and in great condition Highly recommend etrailer.com and this product 39726
by: JoAnn B.01/27/2016
Incredibly fast delivery...These people actually work on weekends to get their product shipped and delivered. The bike rack fits perfectly on my 2016 Wrangler. Thanks for your integrity. 236382
We ordered the Yakima Spare Tire Bike Carrier Mount for our 2012 Toyota Rav4 and love it. It was easy to mount and has great stability when traveling. E-trailer service was exceptional! 70687
Installation was a breeze. Very solid, much heavier than I thought it would be, which is good. Good security features. Delivered promptly. Look forward to using it for years. 108708
I installed this on a Jeep unlimited today. It's as advertised with an easy install. I was surprised how well this is made. Better than we expected. Fast delivery! 109886
by: Brian S.06/09/2014
Customer service was impeccable. Product is great, and the installation went smooth. Have use it many times already... great product. I highly recommend!!! 134740
by: northwest jeep06/07/2016
the Rack is extremely well made. fitment on 33x12.5-15 requires the pads on the back drilled off and air pressure deflated on spare. 258696
by: Gary D.06/14/2013
Love it! Easy install, carries two bikes well, what more is there to say. 84715
best bike rack I ever had; stable and easy to use 295206
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