Designed for SUVs, minivans, and hatchbacks with spoilers, this versatile, trunk-mounted 2-bike rack has anti-sway cradles and independently adjustable arms. High-rise frame and multiple strap mounting options prevent damage to your spoiler. Lowest Prices for the best Trunk Bike Racks from Hollywood Racks. Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top 2 Bike Carrier for Vehicles w/ Spoilers - Adjustable Arms - Trunk Mount part number HRF2 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top 2 Bike Carrier for Vehicles w/ Spoilers - Adjustable Arms - Trunk Mount

Hollywood Racks Trunk Bike Racks

(35 reviews)


Code:   HRF2

Retail:$249.99

Price:$224.99


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Hollywood Racks Trunk Bike Racks - HRF2

Designed for SUVs, minivans, and hatchbacks with spoilers, this versatile, trunk-mounted 2-bike rack has anti-sway cradles and independently adjustable arms. High-rise frame and multiple strap mounting options prevent damage to your spoiler.


Features:

  • Trunk-mounted rack carries up to 2 bikes on the back of your vehicle
  • High-rise frame and strap mounting options enable the rack to fit hatchbacks, minivans, and SUVs with spoilers
    • Upper frame extends up and over spoiler
    • Top 2 straps attach to hatch, trunk, roof rack crossbars, or raised side rails
    • Also fits standard trunks with or without spoilers
  • Durable anti-sway cradles with soft rubber straps secure bikes to rack
    • Prevent bike-to-bike and bike-to-car contact
    • Rotate and slide along the rack arms for perfect bike positioning
    • Won't scratch or scuff your bike's finish
  • Dual arms provide excellent bike support
    • Fold down when not in use
  • Interlocking hubs with quick-release levers
    • Allow arms to adjust independently for proper ground clearance and bike leveling
    • Let you adjust the base to properly fit the contour of your hatch or trunk
  • 4 Adjustable cam buckle straps with rubber-coated hooks anchor the base of the rack to your trunk or hatch door
  • Foam pads on rack base help protect your car's finish
  • Sturdy steel construction with black powder coat finish is long-lasting and rust resistant
  • Folding design allows for compact storage


Specs:

  • Carrying capacity: 2 bicycles
  • Weight capacity: 35 lbs per bike
  • Distance between arms (outside to outside at cradles): 12-1/2"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


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.


Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Bike Rack on Vehicle

Don't let your spoiler spoil your fun. The Over-the-Top bike rack lets you carry 2 bikes on the back of your vehicle without the fear of the rack's mounting straps or frame damaging your spoiler. And it works great for traditional vehicle trunks too.


High-Rise Frame for Vehicles with Spoilers

Many trunk-mounted bike racks will not fit a vehicle that has a spoiler because the rack's mounting straps will make contact with - and cause damage to - the spoiler. The Over-the-Top is designed to provide adequate clearance to accommodate most spoilers - particularly those found on newer SUVs, minivans, and hatchbacks. The high-rise frame extends up and over the top of your trunk or hatch, and you can attach the top 2 straps at angles that keep them from making contact with your spoiler.


With multiple mounting options, you can attach the straps to your vehicle's hatch, trunk, roof rack crossbars, or raised roof-rack side rails. If your hatchback has a spoiler, then the Over-the-Top is the bike transport solution for you.


Hook Attachment on Naked Roof or Standard Trunk

Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Bike Rack Naked Roof Attachment

If your vehicle has a naked roof, use the standard straps attached to the upper frame of the bike rack. Just secure the rubber-coated metal hooks to your trunk and adjust the tension of the straps with the cam buckles.


Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Bike Rack on Standard Car Trunk

To attach the rack to a standard trunk with or without a spoiler, just fold down the high-rise frame and rest it on your trunk lid. Then secure the rack with the standard hook attachments.


D-Ring Strap Attachment for Roof Rack or Side Rails

Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Bike Rack Roof Rack Attachment

If your vehicle's roof has crossbars or raised side rails, use the included D-ring straps to attach the Over-the-Top to the roof.


Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Bike Rack Roof Rack Attachment

First, position the included canvas pads between the D-ring straps and the rails or crossbars on your roof, and then wrap the straps around the bars.


Then replace the standard straps on the upper frame of the bike rack with the included quick-connect straps.


Connect the D-rings on the roof rack straps to the hooks on the quick-connect straps, and then adjust the tension of the straps.


Fold the built-in canvas pads around the straps and hooks to protect your roof from scratches and scuffs.


Hatch Anchor Attachment

Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Bike Rack Hatch Attachment

If your vehicle doesn't have a place to anchor the top 2 straps, use the included hatch anchors. With the trunk open, thread the hatch anchors through the gap between the trunk and your vehicle's roof, placing the anchors inside your vehicle and the D-rings on the roof. Then close the hatch.


Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Bike Rack Hatch Attachment

Next, replace the standard straps on the upper frame of the bike rack with the included quick-connect straps. Then connect the D-rings on the hatch anchors to the hooks on the quick-connect straps. Built-in canvas pads keep the hooks and D-rings from scratching your vehicle's roof. Cam buckles let you adjust the tension of the straps.


Adjustment Hubs and Base Strap Attachment System

Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Bike Rack Adjustment Hubs

To fit the rack to your vehicle, use 4 of the interlocking hubs with quick-release levers. Two of these hubs let you quickly adjust the position of the base to ensure that the rack is seated properly on your bumper, trunk, or hatch. The other 2 hubs let you adjust the angle of the high-rise fame.


Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Bike Rack Strap Attachment to Vehicle

Four sturdy vinyl straps with rubber-coated metal hooks let you mount the rack to your vehicle. Just loosely position the straps around the base of your trunk or hatch door. Flip the levers up to open the adjustment hubs and rotate the rack's base to the desired position. Then line up the teeth on each hub, push the levers down, and rotate the levers until the hubs are snug. Repeat this process to adjust the rack's high-rise frame, making sure that there is plenty of clearance between your spoiler and the rack.


Once the bike frame is adjusted as needed, you can tighten down the straps. Tensioners on the rack's bottom 2 straps ensure a snug fit at the base. Four foam pads on the rack's base and two on the upper frame help protect your car's finish from scratches and abrasions.


Adjustable Dual Arms

Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Bike Rack Arms

This dual-arm rack supports your bikes better than a single-arm rack, and with this style of rack, it's less likely that you'll need an adapter bar to carry women's, children's, and alternative frame bikes. However, an adapter bar (HRBA-PRO - sold separately) may still be required for some bikes. The adjustment hubs on the arms have quick-release levers so that you can move the arms up or down - independent of the base and each other - to ensure that your bikes are level during transport.


Anti-Sway Cradles

Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Bike Rack Anti-Sway Cradle

Rubber anti-sway cradles with straps firmly grip your bike's frame at 3 points, helping to prevent front-to-back sway. This minimizes bike-to-bike and bike-to-car contact during transit. The cradles rotate and slide along the bike rack arms, so you can easily adjust and space them based on the type and number of bikes you're transporting. And you can use the integrated safety strap to reduce the movement of handlebars and wheels during transport.


Folding Design

Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Bike Rack Folded Up on Vehicle

The Over-the-Top's arms can be folded down against your vehicle, and when it's not on your car, the rack can be folded flat for compact storage.


A security strap and a cable lock (sold separately) are recommended to deter theft of the rack and your bikes. The strap will secure the rack to your vehicle, and the cable lock will secure your bikes to the rack.



F2 Over the Top Two Bike Strap Rack by Hollywood Racks for Hatchback Vehicles with Spoilers







Video of Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top 2 Bike Carrier for Vehicles w/ Spoilers - Adjustable Arms - Trunk Mount


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer
installation instructions and specs for complete information.



Video Transcript for Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top 2 Bike Rack Review

Well take the strap and seat it in between the rear hatch and the back of the vehicle. Well slide it up and rest the ring on top of the vehicle and repeat the same steps for the other hatch strap.Now, with both straps in position we can simply shut the hatch door. Now with the straps in place, you can pull them out and theyll pinch between the hatch and the back of the vehicle to prevent the strap from coming out. The second way you can attach the bike rack to the vehicle is by the side rail mount. We have these adapter straps here, which we will slide on the underside of the side rail, pad side down. Theres this little tab on one end of the strap. Well take the D-ring and insert it into a 90 degree angle through the other D-ring. We can pull it tight. This pad will rest on the side rail to prevent any scratches and abrasions and the hooks from the bike rack will attach here.Now, the other way you can attach it if youre not comfortable with attaching it to your side rails are the cross bar mounts. Now youll use the same strap which you would use to attach to the side rail to the cross bar, which youll do the same exact way. Go over here remembering the pad side down, inserting the D-ring at a 90 degree angle into the other D-ring and then pulling it tight. Now if you were actually going to install the strap onto the crossbar you want to make sure that the straps are inward of the connection point onto the side rails, but just for this demonstration purpose well just show you how this attaches and then the hook of the bike rack will then hook onto the D-ring and then pull tight giving you a strong hold preventing contact from your spoiler.Now keep in mind when using the straps on the side rail of the vehicle or on your crossbars the straps will need to be symmetrical, so one on each side. Were now ready to install it onto the vehicle. Well flip out the three black levers on each side of the bike rack. Now well go ahead and set the bottom part onto the bumper. Well then unfold the larger part as well as the smaller part of the bike rack which the smaller part will need to be as far up on the rear hatch as possible to give us clearance of these straps to not interfere or put any downward pressure on our spoiler. Once we have it in position we can then clamp down the levers. Now if the levers seem too easy to clamp down and theres some space in between the gears theres a knob on the other side of the black lever that you can simply just turn to tighten any slack.Now that we have it pretty much centered well go ahead and start off with showing you how you connect it straight to the connection point between the rear hatch and the vehicle. Well just be using the clips which would simply fit right into the slot. So well do the top straps first. Well help prevent the bike rack from falling off while youre trying to install it. Now these hooks are coated in a rubber paint, which will help protect your vehicle from getting scratched. Once both of the hooks are in place we can then pull our strap making sure its not twisted. Now you dont want to tighten the straps down too tight as that could pull up and put upward pressure on since we dont have the bottom straps hooked in yet.Now with this done we can go ahead and take the other straps to go around the side of the rear hatch as well as the bottom of the rear hatch. Well start off with the bottom hooks. Once again these hooks are coated in a rubber paint so it will help protect your vehicle from getting scratched. Now at times you may need to open up your hatch to be able to get the hooks into position. Now with those in place we can tighten down our straps. Now that the bottom one is in place you can go ahead with the side straps. Now you want to kind of get the side straps as parallel with the connection point on the bike rack, remembering not to get them too tight as we dont want to offset the bike rack. Now that weve kind of made sure our straps are all in place, reduce the majority of the slack and made sure they werent all twisted we can now go ahead and fully tighten all the straps and secure the bike rack to the vehicle.Now I went ahead and started reducing as much slack in the bottom that way we can fully tighten them at the top. Then go back down to the bottom and finish off with the sides. Now with everything all tightened down and secured we can just secure the excess straps by either tying the straps to a piece of the bike rack or by folding it up and pinching it between the connection strap and the rear hatch. Now once again you may see that the strap is making contact with the top portion of the spoiler, but what is most important is that the bike rack is not putting any downward pressure on the spoiler. Now with the bike rack fully secured to the vehicle well go ahead and show you how the top straps attach to each different type of connection.First, well start with the hatch straps. Well first need to just loosen up the top straps and remove the hook from the space between the rear hatch and the top of the car. Well then fully remove this strap as well be installing a different strap which will connect to this attachment D-ring. Well take this quick strap adapter, which has the padded protection pad. Well take the end of this feed it through this buckle and as you can see theres a hook right here on the inside of this pad. Let this rest on here. Well take the D-ring, connect it to that hook and then pull the strap tight. Well then close the hook and loop fasteners. As you can see this will further protect your care from getting scratched. Well then just repeat the same process for the other side.Now with both straps attach we can then just tighten them down. Well then just secure the excess slack as we did for the previous attachment. Well now go ahead and show you how to attach the bike rack to the raised side rail adapter. Like we showed you earlier well thread this around the side rail with the pad side down, insert the D-ring at a 90 degree angle and pull it through. We can then untie this, loosen up this strap with the same clip that we used for the hatch mount. Well come up here and attach this mount. Well just pull the strap kind of tight and again close this so we dont scratch the side rail or the paint. Now remember this is just for demonstration purposes so if you did use the side rail mount you wouldnt have the rear hatch connection point in there.Now well move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same steps. Now that we have both straps in place we can finish tightening them down to secure the bike rack to the vehicle. We can then secure the excess straps and were ready to go. The last way were going to be showing you is how to attach it to your vehicles crossbars. Now we already had it hooked up with the raised side rail connection point so well simply undo this connection and take the anchor strap which was previously around the side rail and go around the crossbar. Now remember youll go with the fabric side, pad down to protect your crossbar from any scratches or abrasions. Wrap it around like we did and insert the D-ring into the other D-ring.Well then take the clip with the fabric pad around it and well make that connection point. Now we can then close this which will again help to secure the two connection points together and prevent it from damaging your car. Now again you dont want to tighten this strap too tight yet as that will cause the bike rack to twist to one side of the vehicle. So well move over to the other side and repeat the same process. Now with both straps in place and semi-tightened down we can go ahead and completely finish tightening them down. Now with everything all tightened down we can then tie down or secure the excess strap. Now with the straps secured to the crossbars you can see that we have a lot of room in between the straps and the rear spoiler.Now that weve gone over each of the four different types of attachments, you can see that for each attachment point we have a different amount of room between the straps and the vehicle which can accommodate for different size spoilers. Now with our bike rack all secure to our vehicle were ready to load up our bike. Well first flip out the bottom set of black levers to bring out our dual arm. Now the dual arms do need to be level or slightly angled up to ensure that the bike will ride correctly. Once we have this in place well lock our arms remembering that if the gears are a little bit loose or if the levers are not locking down tight enough you can turn these knobs on the inside of the levers to tighten them down more.Well then take our bike, set it into the frame cradles and bring the strap around the frame. Now youll want to make sure that the cradle with the anti-sway part is up against the bottom portion of the feet post of the bike frame. Well then bring the anti-sway strap around as well as the other two remaining straps. Now one important thing to remember when carrying one bike is that it needs to be loaded closest to the vehicle. Now that our bikes are all loaded up well go ahead and take it for a test drive to show you how it looks driving down the road. With that, that will complete todays review of the Hollywood Racks over the top truck mounted two bike carrier for vehicles with spoilers, part number HRF2.


This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

1985 - 1993 Mercedes-Benz 190

2008 - 2014 Chrysler 300

1999 - 2005 Chrysler 300M

1998 - 2014 Toyota 4Runner

1988 - 1995 Mazda 929

1997 - 2010 Audi A8

2007 - 2014 GMC Acadia

1989 - 1994 Plymouth Acclaim

2013 - 2014 Audi Allroad

2001 - 2005 Audi Allroad Quattro

2004 - 2010 Kia Amanti

2005 - 2014 Nissan Armada

2007 - 2009 Chrysler Aspen

2009 - 2009 Saturn Astra

1985 - 2004 Chevrolet Astro

2013 - 2014 Cadillac ATS

2007 - 2009 Saturn Aura

1995 - 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora

1995 - 2014 Toyota Avalon

1995 - 2014 Dodge Avenger

2007 - 2011 Chevrolet Aveo5

2003 - 2005 Lincoln Aviator

2006 - 2014 Hyundai Azera

2006 - 2007 Subaru B9 Tribeca

1973 - 1994 Chevrolet Blazer

1986 - 2005 Pontiac Bonneville

2009 - 2011 Kia Borrego

1998 - 1999 Plymouth Breeze

2013 - 2014 Subaru BRZ

2013 - 2014 Ford C-Max

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Customer Reviews

Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top 2 Bike Carrier for Vehicles w/ Spoilers - Adjustable Arms - Trunk Mount - HRF2

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (35 Customer Reviews)

Designed for SUVs, minivans, and hatchbacks with spoilers, this versatile, trunk-mounted 2-bike rack has anti-sway cradles and independently adjustable arms. High-rise frame and multiple strap mounting options prevent damage to your spoiler.


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by: Linda C.06/29/2014


After much research, we decided to purchase this bike rack. We have a 2012 Honda CRV. The rear hatch has a small spoiler/rear tail light at the top and we were concerned about using a rack that would push against it. This rack didn't do that and based on that feature we purchased the Hollywood rack. The video explaining how to assemble it make it easy to relate to the directions and we had it up and ready in a very short time. We have used it multiple times and absolutely love it! The bikes are securely attached. I did read a review about the concern about what to do with the extra straps...we used plastic zip ties or velcro ties to secure them. Yes, this rack did cost more than the ones in the sporting goods store, but we think it was well worth it. We are very pleased with this purchase and highly recommend it. 138241





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Hi Linda, we have exactly this same kind of car. Im concerned that this bike rack will interfere with the rear windshield wiper, which apparently can automatically turn on if your front wipers are on and you drive in reverse Ive never tried this, but some people on a CRV owners forum talked about this. Also Im concerned that the weight of the bikes might press against a weak park of the rear hatch door and damage it again, I dont know from experience that this area is weak, but its something that was raised in the owners forum. Do you know anything about this?ThanksStefanie S.

comment by: Stefanie S - 07/10/2014


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Hi Stefanie S.,We, too, were concerned about the rear wiper while going in reverse. To ensure that we dont have an issue, we will be putting the wipers in the off position whenever the CRV is going in reverse. The weight of the bikes have not caused any issues on the exterior of our vehicle. Hope this helps!

comment by: Linda C - 07/16/2014


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by: Dawn C.06/26/2014


I bought this for my 2010 Chevy Camaro. I like it a lot. I wish the instructions were clearer for putting on the Camaro. Even though etrailer said it would fit perfectly, the bottom rollers cover my license plate - not sure that's legit and I think I could get pulled over for that. However, other than that, it seems to fit, and I used it to carry two mountain bikes on the hightway, doing about 75 mph for about 2.5 hours (yeah, I could probably get pulled over for that too). It was nice and snug, didn't damage my trunk and didn't touch the spoiler on the back. It didn't detract from the cool factor of the camaro either. :) Better instructions - that would be great. I had my bike shop guys show me how to put it on and he had a little trouble figuring it out too. 137747






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by: Emily06/27/2015


First of all - I live in Toronto Canada and I was so impressed with how fast this item was shipped... It came in less than 5 days! As soon as it arrived we put it on my 2012 Mazda3 sport (hatchback), and it was perfect. Easy to install, secure - we drove straight to the cottage with our two bikes attached (one men's bike, one ladies) without a glitch! Originally I was going to have a hitch installed on my car so that I could buy a bike rack that I had seen at Costco but apparently according to my car dealer - you cannot put a hitch on my car and then they offered me a roof rack which would have costed me triple what this product did! So glad I made this purchase! Awesome customer service - so glad I found this website! 207723






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by: Duffy08/07/2013


The service & shipping status updates were prompt and professional. The instructional video on how to install the Over-the-Top carrier to my 2014 Toyota RAV4 was very helpful. Since this rack can be attached to roof cross-bars, we will also be using it on my wife's Subaru Outback. I did wind up buying some velcro straps to gather in the excess straps. Overall an excellent experience. 93759





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After searching a bike rack for my Toyota Sinenna 2011.... The Hollywood over the top bike rack seems my only choice. I dont have the hitch installed.My question is... it is only a 2 bike rack.But usually I have at least 3 bikes.So, can I open my mini vans backdoor when the Hollywood over the top bike rack is installed?Thanks

comment by: Eva - 08/22/2013


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It not be advisable to open the door with the rack installed. It would end up shifting out of place. It would be better to use a roof mounted bike rack for the 3rd bike if your van is equipped with a set of roof rack crossbars. If not, adding a hitch and using a hitch mounted bike rack would be the best and probably least expensive way to carry 3 or more bikes.

Patrick B - 8/23/2013




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by: Jill j03/23/2014


I needed a carrier to fit over a plastic spoiler on my lexus 400 h. Bike stores near me said nothing would work and I'd need an expensive trailer hitch or roof rack. I found this one and it's perfect. It adjusts so I can attach it several different ways and holds my two bikes well and doesnt rub the car. Only complaint is the learning curve on getting it set up and attached and it's a little hard to open the ratchets to position the various arms- I managed to pinch my finger. But overall I'm thrilled and like the fact it will fit both my cars. I feel like I got 2 racks for one reasonable price. 121841






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by: HRF204/18/2015


I have a Toyota Highlander with spoiler and needed a rack that would not damage the spoiler. This rack accomplishes that and seems to be well built. I wish it were designed so that one person could install it alone but if you attach the rack to the luggage rack as I want to, doing it alone is almost impossible. I found it difficult to rotate and lock the arms the bikes rest on by myself- so I am leaving them extended and locked even when not in use. Also, I wish there was a way to lock it thus making it less tempting for thieves to steal. 186169






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by: Tom C06/11/2014


The HRF2 was the only unit I could use for my Honda CR-V. Although it was not a brand name I recognized, I read a review on the etrailer website that said it was a quality unit. They were right. It was a little difficult setting it up for the first time, but the instructions were easy and accurate and once it's set up it's easy to remove and install. It is a well built unit and I trust it with my new (expensive) bikes. Also, they expedited shipment without a request from me which shows me how much they care about their customers! 135215






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by: Ryan M.08/04/2014


Just got the rack installed over the weekend and it works wonderfully. It is a very versatile rack that would probably fit on most vehicles, but definitely solves the problem of clearing the rear spoiler on our SUV. Very sturdy, well put together product. Initially I had a difficult time finding the right bike rack for our car but once I came across the etrailer.com website I found what I was looking for right away. The customer service was excellent, the staff is knowledgable, and the prices are great! 144233






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by: GEP04/22/2014


Have a 2007 BMWX3 and was told by the bike shop, I only had one choice but to get a hitch installed because the top spoiler was made of fibre glass and would break with a typical rear bike rack......well so glad I found this bike rack!! Just installed it this past weekend (was so easy and sturdy) and worked great with my mountain bike!!! So happy with it!!! So much better than spending $600 for a hitch install! 126621






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by: Henry07/07/2014


This worked very well on my Lexus RX350 with roof racks. Unfortunately, it isn't as friendly on my wive's Acura RDX without roof racks. We both have spoilers above the back window which makes it necessary to not have straps come across the spoiler. Having said that, I found the HRF2 to be the most secure and stable bike rack I have ever had. 139567






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by: Aimee B.04/08/2015


Etrailer.com was absolutely wonderful in fulfilling my order quickly. The website is very helpful in finding the right bike carrier for my Ford Edge. We had to have one that would go over a spoiler. We found a video which helped with placing the carrier on the vehicle with no problems. Highly recommend this company. 184170






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by: William H.04/22/2014


We searched the sporting goods stores and internet for a bike rack that would fit a Nissan Murano and Over the Top Rack is wonderful, it doesn't scratch our hatch door and is very secure. We are very pleased with this rack and would definitely recommend this product if you have a spoiler on your SUV Hatch Door. 126534






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by: msmarni01/23/2015


works great with hatchback car. I had a bike shop guy put it on (he did it for free, b/c he says they will carry such racks soon and he wanted to know how to install them) Caleb at etrailer was super helpful, humorous and nice to chat with too. 170932






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by: Susan R05/06/2015


The product is very well made and works perfect on my SUV. It took me two days to figure out how to unfold it and place it correctly on my car. I live alone and the directions were not clear to me. I had to watch a video for instructions. 190779






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by: Kerry10/25/2014


Rack was installed quickly after determining what type of attachment to use with the spoiler.Appears to be a reliable product as long as the tension is maintained on the straps properly. 157888






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by: John g06/30/2014


The bike rack came while I was away so my wife assembled it. Needless to say assembly is easy and the product performs as advertised. I would defiantly buy this again from e-trailer. 138408






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by: David S.02/24/2015


have not yet installed the carrier. Delivery was prompt and service was great. I don't expect to find any problems with this product when I finally get around to using it. 175846






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by: geoffz04/06/2015


Excellent product...fits my Fiat 500e. Appreciate the online E-trailer that made me aware of this product. Was delivered in a timely fashion. well done. 183490






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by: John06/06/2015


I installed this on my Prius V, went on in about 20 minutes, used it today to carry my bikes. They did not move! Highly recommend this product. 201132






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by: Jamie T04/10/2015


I love my new Hollywood bike rack. It works perfectly for my Fiat 500e, doesn't obstruct my view like the King Joe Pro did and is very stable. 184616






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by: Yan F08/04/2014


The product was excellent! It fits perfectly on my Lexus RX450H and is very convenient for my two children, who loves to go biking. n?n 144249






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by: Robert E12/02/2014


Great website. Found exactly what I needed, worked perfectly and expedient delivery to boot. Great work! 162941






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by: Merrill F.05/18/2015


Rack is very easy to install once you figure out which straps to use. Very sturdy and very easy to use. 193989






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by: Steve09/04/2014


Great bike carrier. Mounts easy and protects your car. Very solid. Keeps the bike away from the auto. 150110






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by: dave04/23/2014


well made, heavy gauge tubing with easy grip tightening . 126915






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by: cathi b02/15/2014


grest 116628






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by: Elliot K.04/13/2015

Review from a similar Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top in Trunk Bike Racks


Awesome, Awesome, Awesome! We have a 2008 Subaru Outback and could not find a regular bike rack that would work without breaking up the spoiler. I was looking at getting a hitch installed, (U-haul $250) then finding a bike rack for the hitch (another $200 or so)...well then I ran into problems cause my car only takes 1/4" hitch. So I called eTrailer.com about what to do...Heather asked me what I was trying to accomplish and told me about the Hollywood Rack. This was perfect...it sounded great and looked like exactly what I needed. Ordered it on a Monday and it was to me by Friday and we set it up on Saturday and by Sunday we were out in upstate NY with my wife and son on the first of many, many bike adventures. Yes it is more expensive than most bike racks, but it works perfectly for a car with a spoiler and in adding it up, was a cheaper and better option than that hitch - This is a seriously solid product. Thank you Heather, this is an awesome product and your customer service was superb. Also, the bike bar I bought for girl bikes and weird designs is a must have as you never know if a kids bike or even a quest is going to need it. Heather, I need another cross-bar...will be contacting you soon. Oh and I agree with all the other reviews I read. It will take you about an hour to figure out the set up. After you understand it, 15 mins to set up. Can be done alone, easier with 2 adults. Thank you so much! And enjoy the pics I uploaded. Elliot 184914



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by: Heath P07/16/2015

Review from a similar Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top in Trunk Bike Racks


Just received the Hollywood Over the Top 3 bike rack for our 2014 Toyota Sienna. Couldn't find any other options since we don't have a hitch. Shipping was very fast (just in time for a road trip). Straight out of the box I found the installation straightforward. Had to move the top hooks up because of the van height and you need to use the rail attachments instead of the ones on the top as think the spoiler is too weak to take the weight (moves a lot). Swapped out the optional hooks included in just a couple seconds. Getting all three bikes on took longer than installing the rack, solid rack once on. If you are careful you can open the back hatch with no bikes on for access. Very happy so far. Next is the road trip to see how it performs on the highway. 212280



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by: Kaorisdad05/30/2014

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The Hollywood HRF2-3 Over-the-Top bike rack worked well for my 2008 Toyota Highlander. Very stable. The straps on the bottom need to be cinched down after awhile as the neoprene pads at the bottom rest on the bumper and compress over time with the weight of the bikes, causing a bit of slack. My only complaint is I wish there was a little better way to stow all the extra slack in the lines. I used zip ties, but then it became difficult to cinch up the lines after they were tied. Having a sewn on velcro strap would be ideal. Minor point though, the rack was excellent. 133438



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by: RVA Richmond04/28/2015

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This worked great on our Audi Q5 - we used the roller ball method. It took us about an hour to get everything loaded so next time will be much better. We bought this to go on our RAV 4 and should be no problem. THe hardest part was that the plastic resting spots for the bikes arrived upside down. They are on so tight we had to have a workman nearby who is much younger and stronger twist them around so we could load the bikes. 188627



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by: mary gordon07/16/2015

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our son was biking from dc to pittsburgh and we needed the rack for 3 bikes. they put it together and it was very sturdy. in fact it is still on my lexus suv to pick up our damaged bikes from the repair shop. it is good whether empty or full of bikes. thank you for finding a solution to our rack for three. the lady on the phone was great. mary gordon 212256



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by: John C06/11/2015

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The rack arrived on time in perfect condition. It was a little difficult and cumbersome the first time I installed it. But now that I have donate, it seems easy. It is very sturdy and it does what I needed it to do. It carries three bicycles and doesn't put any pressure on the plastic or fiberglass rear spoiler. I couldn't find any other rack that would not interfere with the rear spoiler. Very please. 202685



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by: Alan B07/03/2014

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Works well. It's the only trunk-mount bike rack that will fit an SUV or van with a spoiler, so there's nothing to compare it to. It does the job well. A drop complicated to set up, it helps to have two people, but once you understand how it works, it's easy. 138980



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by: Ray H.10/27/2014

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Fits great on my 2015 Explorer. Very heavy duty construction and a real solid feel. Once in place, it has not shifted around. Very well built product and heartily recommend it. 158143



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by: Victor Colon05/21/2014

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Work great don't have any regrets would recommend to avoid 131713

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  • Using Trunk Mounted Bike Rack on 2007 Honda Odyssey
  • Thule does not recommend using any rear strap-mounted bike rack on the Odyssey, due to the fact that the rear hatch that the rack would attach to is not strong enough to bear the weight of the rack and the bikes. Hollywood Racks makes a trunk mounted rack that would work for you. Their Over-The-Top model is available in a 2 bike version as part # HRF2 or as a 3 bike version, part # HRF2-3. The rack is designed differently than the Raceway Pro 3 you're asking about. The Over-The-Top uses...
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  • Trunk Mount Bike Rack for a 2011 Lexus RX 450h with Rear Spoiler
  • You are correct, you would not want to put weight on the spoiler on your 2011 Lexus RX 450h. But there is a trunk mount rack that you can use that will not be a problem for the spoiler. Take a look at the Hollywood Racks Over-The-Top rack # HRF2. This rack has an additional upper arm piece that moves the top straps up and over the spoiler so no weight is put on it. I have linked a video review of this rack for you. If you will be carrying any bikes that do not have a top frame bar...
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  • Trunk Mount Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2006 Honda Pilot
  • The only trunk mount bike carriers that will fit your 2006 Honda Pilot are the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top rack # HRF2 for 2 bikes or # HRF2-3 for 3 bikes. These racks have an additional upper arm piece that moves the top straps up and over that spoiler so no weight is put on it (since the spoiler is not meant to support weight). I have included a link to a video that shows how it works. If you will be carrying any bikes that do not have a top frame bar that goes straight across (like...
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  • Recommendation For Bike Rack on 2012 Nissan Rogue With a Rear Spoiler
  • Since your 2012 Nissan Rogue has a rear spoiler the only trunk mount bike racks I recommend are the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top rack # HRF2 for 2 bikes and # HRF2-3 for 3 bikes. This rack has an additional upper arm piece that moves the top straps up and over that spoiler so no weight is put on it (since the spoiler is not meant to support weight). I have included a link to a video that shows how it works. If you will be carrying any bikes that do not have a top frame bar that goes...
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  • Trunk-Mount Bike Rack Fits for 2015 Audi Q5 SUV with Powered Rear Hatch
  • The Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top 2 trunk-mount bike rack # HRF2 is not a confirmed fit for your new 2015 Audi Q5, nor do we have any other confirmed trunk rack fits at this time. But I can offer you a better option! Since you have a brand new vehicle I suggest you instead go the route of the hitch-mount bike rack. This offers you several advantages. First, the weight of the rack and bikes will not be borne by the car's shiny new sheet metal, but instead by its frame - its strongest part....
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  • Trunk Mount Bike Rack Recommendations for a 2013 BMW X3
  • We have several different trunk mount bike racks listed as a fit for your 2013 BMW X3 as long as your X3 does not have a plastic spoiler at the top of the rear hatch. If the spoiler is metal and built into the door, then you should not have any problems using a trunk mounted bike rack that will fit. I have attached a link to all of the bike racks that will fit your X3 for you to check out. The Yakima KingJoe Pro 2 Bike Rack, # Y02624, that you referenced will fit. If your X3 has the...
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  • Are There Trunk or Hatch Mounted Bike Racks Available for a 2005 Honda Odyssey
  • At this time the only trunk or hatch mounted bike racks available for the 2005 Honda Odyssey is the Hollywood Racks # HRF2 for 2 bikes or the # HRF3 for 3 bikes. It will mount to the rear hatch, crossbars, or existing rails on your Odyssey. There are other options available if you need to transport more that 2 bikes. The most versatile being a hitch and hitch mounted bike rack. A hitch will allow you to not only put a bike rack on your Odyssey, but also cargo carriers and many other...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Bike Carrier for a 2015 Lexus RX 350
  • If the spoiler at the top of the rear hatch on your 2015 Lexus RX 350 is metal and integrated into the hatch (meaning it is not a separate plastic piece) then you can use a trunk mount bike rack on the vehicle. The top hooks can be difficult to put into place but what works for me is to work the hooks in at the corner of the hatch then slide them over into position. If the spoiler is a separate piece then I recommend the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top rack # HRF2. This rack has an additional...
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  • Trunk Mount Bike Rack for a 2014 Toyota RAV4 that Will Not Damage Rear Spoiler
  • I have the perfect trunk mount bike rack for your 2014 Toyota RAV4 that will not even touch that rear spoiler. It is the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top rack # HRF2 (or # HRF2-3 for 3 bikes). This rack has an additional upper arm piece that moves the top straps up and over that spoiler so no weight is put on it (since the spoiler is not meant to support weight). I have included a link to a video that shows how it works. If you will be carrying any bikes that do not have a top frame...
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  • Trunk-Mount Bike Carrier Recommendation for 2013 Toyota Rav4 XLE with Rear Spoiler
  • Vehicles like your 2013 Toyota RAV4 XLE with a rear spoiler can pose a challenge to fitting a typical trunk-mount bike carrier. Also please note that all trunk-mount carriers will prevent use of your rear wiper. But there is a 2-bike carrier from Hollywood Racks, the Over-the-Top 2, part # HRF2, that is designed to fit vehicles such as your RAV4 with a rear spoiler. This high-rise folding steel carrier includes dual arms, anti-sway cradles to safely support your bikes and adjustable...
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  • Trunk Mount Bike Rack for a 2012 Mazda 3 Hatchback with Rear Spoiler
  • The Thule Passage trunk mount bike rack # TH910XT will technically fit your 2012 Mazda 3 hatchback. However, with that rear spoiler it is not the best option. You will need to use the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top rack # HRF2. This rack was designed specifically for vehicles that have that rear spoiler at the top of the hatch like yours. I have linked a video showing how it works. If you will be carrying any bikes that do not have a top frame bar that goes straight across (like a...
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  • Trunk Mount Bike Rack for a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude 4x4
  • If the spoiler happens to be metal and integrated into the rear hatch on your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude then it is permissible to use a trunk mount bike rack. If not then it is not recommended because damage to the vehicle could occur. Either way the Thule bike racks are not a confirmed fit for the 2014 Cherokee but I do have a great solution for you. You can use the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top rack # HRF2. This rack has an additional arm piece that moves the straps up and over the...
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  • Trunk Mount Bike Rack Recommendation for a Lexus RX350 with Rear Spoiler
  • There is only one trunk mount bike rack that I recommend for vehicles that have a soiler at the top of the rear hatch like on your Lexus RX350. Take a look at the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top rack # HRF2. This rack has an additional upper arm piece that moves the top straps up and over that spoiler so no weight is put on it (since the spoiler is not meant to support weight). I have included a link to a video that shows how it works. If you will be carrying any bikes that do not have...
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  • Trunk Mount Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2014 Kia Forte Koup
  • I could not find information on a 2014 Kia Forte S but did find information on the SX which is a 5-door hatchback. We have several 2-bike trunk mount bike racks that are listed as a fit. I have included a link to them for you. If the Forte has a spoiler at the top of the rear hatch then I recommend using the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top rack, # HRF2. This rack has an additional upper arm piece that moves the straps up and over the spoiler so that it does not have to bare any weight....
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  • Trunk Mounted Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2013 Mini Cooper S Hatchback
  • There are trunk mounted bike racks that are confirmed to fit your 2013 Mini Cooper S Hatch (see attached link), but the Thule Raceway part # TH9001PRO that you referenced is not one of them. The best rack for vehicles with spoiler would be the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top 2 Bike Carrier for Vehicles w/ Spoilers # HRF2 as it avoids all contact with spoilers. Check out the review video I attached. If you plan on carrying any womens or alternative framed bikes without horizontal top...
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  • Trunk Mounted Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2006 BMW X3
  • Yes, there is a recommended trunk mounted bike rack for your 2006 BMW X3. The Hollywood Racks Over-The-Top Bike Carrier part # HRF2 has been confirmed to fit your vehicle. Check out the review video I attached for this rack also. If you plan on carrying any womens or alternative framed bikes without horizontal top tubes you may also be interested in purchasing a Hollywood Racks Bike Frame Adapter Bar # HRBA-PRO to provide a horizontal top tube on your bikes to provide an attachment point....
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  • Will Thule Raceway 2 Trunk Carrier Fit Both 2010 Honda CRV and Also 2010 Chevrolet Traverse
  • The Thule Raceway 2 Trunk-Mount Bike Carrier, part # TH9001PRO, will fit on your 2010 Traverse but will not fit on your 2010 Honda CR-V. None of the Thule trunk-mount carriers will fit properly on your 2010 CR-V. Yakima offers many trunk carriers that will work on your CR-V but none of these will work on your Traverse! Hollywood Racks does offer their Over-the-Top 2-bike carrier, part # HRF2, that will work on both vehicles (as long as the CR-V does not have a trunk-mount spare tire)....
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  • Will the Thule Passage 2 Bike Rack # TH910XT Fit a 2004 Lexus RX330
  • The Thule Passage 2 Bike Rack, # TH910XT, is listed as a fit for your 2004 Lexus RX330, however, if your vehicle has a plastic spoiler at the top of the rear hatch, then I recommend using the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top 2 Bike Rack, # HRF2, to prevent possible damage to your spoiler. Trunk mount bike racks require two straps to hook to the top edge of a trunk or rear hatch. These straps will put the weight of the bike rack and bikes on the spoiler which could deform or damage the spoiler...
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  • Trunk-Mount Bike Rack to Fit 2013 Chrysler Town & Country With Rear Spoiler
  • Vehicles that have a rear spoiler can pose a challenge to fitting a trunk-mount bike rack and for the exact reason you state: pressure put on the spoiler from the bike rack's mounting straps. However, there are racks designed expressly to be compatible with this vehicle feature. Hollywood Racks offers their 2-bike # HRF2 rack, the Over-the-Top 2 Bike Carrier, and also a 3-bike version, part # HRF2-3. Both of these unique racks feature an arched frame design that extends up and over the...
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  • Trunk Mounted Bike Rack Options for Mercedes Benz GLK 350
  • The M/B GLK has been available in the US market since 2010, and is still in the first generation of production. A first-generation GLK has a spoiler atop the liftgate that prevents most truck mounted bike racks from being used. However, Hollywood Racks offers their Over The Top trunk mount bike rack, available in a 2 bike model, part # HRF2 or in a three bike model, # HRF2-3. The rack is specially designed so that the top fastening straps pass over the top of the spoiler, instead of...
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  • Bike Rack Options for 2 Road Bikes on a 2013 Infiniti G37S 2-Door Sport Coupe
  • Your 2013 Infiniti G37S 2-Door Sport Coupe gives you three basic bike rack options for transporting your road bikes: hitch-mount, trunk-mount and roof-mount. A good starting point will be a review of the three linked articles. We do offer just one 1-1/4-inch Class I trailer hitch receiver for your coupe, part # C11493 from Curt, which will allow you to use a compatible Class I 2-bike carrier. The advantages of a hitch-mount rack are 1) the weight burden of the carrier and your bikes...
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  • Trunk Mount Bike Rack for a 2013 Mercedes ML350 with Rear Spoiler
  • Since your 2013 Mercedes ML350 has the spoiler at the top of the rear hatch you will need to use the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top bike rack # HRF2. This rack has a unique design and extra arm that moves the upper straps up higher to go over the spoiler. All of the other trunk mount bike racks would end up putting stress on the spoiler which it is not rated for. The Over-the-Top bike rack is the perfect solution.
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  • Trunk Mounted Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2005 Honda Civic LX 4 Door with Factory Spoiler
  • For a trunk mounted bike carrier that will clear the spoiler on your 2005 Honda Civic Sedan I recommend the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top rack # HRF2. This rack has an additional upper arm piece that moves the top straps up and over that spoiler so no weight is put on it (since the spoiler is not meant to support weight). I have included a link to a video that shows how it works. If you will be carrying any bikes that do not have a top frame bar that goes straight across (like a typical...
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  • Trunk-Mount Bike Carrier Recommendation for 2012 Fiat 500 POP
  • Your 2012 Fiat 500 with the Pop trim package can be equipped with a range of different trunk-mount 2-bike carriers but it can also be fitted with a hitch receiver to allow use of a hitch-mount bike rack. The benefits of a hitch-mount bike rack are three-fold; this rack type distributes the weight load of the bikes and carrier to the vehicle frame rather than to its sheet metal components, a hitch receiver can also be used for other accessory items such as cargo carriers, and hitch racks...
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  • Trunk-Mount Bike Rack Recommendation for 2012 Fiat 500e With Rear Spoiler
  • You are wise to consider the spoiler on your fiat 500e as you choose a suitable trunk-mount bike rack. Roofline spoilers like the one on your 500e can pose a challenge to fitting a trunk-mount rack, but fortunately the smart folks at Hollywood Racks have developed 2- and 3-bike carriers that are completely compatible with this vehicle feature. The Over-the-Top 2 # HRF2 and the 3-bike version # HRF2-3 feature a unique arched frame construction that extends up and over your roofline spoiler....
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  • Recommended Trunk Mounted Bike Rack for 2013 Mazda CX5
  • We have numerous 2 or 3 capacity bike racks from Thule and Hollywood Racks that are compatible with your 2013 Mazda CX-5. My contact at Thule tells me that their testing has shown that the spoiler that overhangs the rear hatch is strong enough to use a trunk mounted rack without being damaged. Of the various Thule racks available, I really like the Raceway, part # TH9001PRO for a 2-bike model or # TH9002PRO for a 3-bike model. Rather than the buckles and straps used by other racks, the...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendations for a 2012 Audi Q5
  • We have a solution for you to carry your bikes on your 2012 Audi Q5, however, the Thule Raceway 3 Bike Rack, # TH9002PRO, will not fit on your vehicle. We have two trunk mount style bike racks that have been confirmed to fit your Q5, the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top 2, # HRF2, and the Over-the-Top 3, # HRF2-3. I have attached a demonstration video for you to check out. Another option that I would recommend for carrying bikes on your Q5 is to add a trailer hitch and use a hitch mounted...
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  • Bike Rack Options for 2013 Audi Q5
  • I spoke with my contact at Thule, who tells me that they do not recommend using a trunk mounted bike rack on an Audi Q5, as there is not a strong enough place to attach the top hooks holding the rack to the vehicle. Attaching the racks directly to the glass of the hatch or plastic covering the hatch can damage the vehicle. Hollywood Racks offers a 2 bike rack, their Over-the-Top, part # HRF2 that would work great on your vehicle. Its unique design splits the weight between the vehicle...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch and Two Bike Rack for 2009 Nissan Rogue
  • I'd recommend the Draw-Tite Class III hitch, part # 75606. The hitch uses the more popular 2 inch receiver opening, so you'll have a better selection of bike racks and other hitch mounted accessories to choose from. I've linked to an install video. The number of bike racks compatible with your Rogue are too numerous to mention, but if you click the link, you can see a listing of the top 20 most popular bike racks with Rogue owners. What in my opinion are you two best choices follow. ...
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  • Trunk and Hitch Bike Carrier Options for 2013 Toyota Prius C
  • The Thule Raceway 2 trunk-mount rack is a solidly-built quality unit whose sturdy construction results in about a 20-lb weight. On smaller and lighter vehicles like your Prius C the sheet metal may not be strong enough to handle this weight along with the weight of your loaded bikes. This is why this carrier is not recommended for your car. We do offer other trunk racks whose lighter weight makes them a better choice. The link provided will let you select the version of the Prius C you...
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