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  • Specializes in extremely lightweight, aluminum bike racks
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  • Will the Kuat Transfer 2 Bike Rack Fit a 2012 Toyota Corolla S
  • The Kuat Transfer 2 part # TS02G would fit and work well on your 2012 Toyota Corolla S as long as you have a hitch installed on it like the Draw Tite hitch part # 24814. When we installed this hitch on a similar 2012 Corolla we found that it had 3-3/4 inches from the pin hole to the outside of the bumper which would be more than enough for the Transfer to fit. The Transfer has 7-1/2 inches from the pin hole to the edge of the carrier when folded down and 5 inches when folded up so...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2007 Subaru Tribeca with 2 inch Hitch
  • As long as the distance from the hitch pin hole on your 2007 Subaru Tribeca to the outer most portion of the bumper is less than 7-1/2 inches the Kuat Transfer Bike Rack part # TS03G would fit it and work well.
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  • The Differences Between the Kuat NV Shanks
  • The two different Kuat NVs you are referencing are the 1-1/4 inch version part # N102 that has the curved shank that you described and the 2 inch version that has what appears to be a straight shank part # N101. As long as you have a 1-1/4 inch hitch on your vehicle the # N102 would work well for you. I also attached review videos for both racks for you to check out as well.
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  • What Does the Kuat Sherpa Bike Rack part # S101 Weigh
  • The Kuat Sherpa Bike Rack part # S101 that you referenced weighs right at 40 lbs. I attached a review video for this rack for you to check out as well.
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  • What is the Outside Tube Diameter on the Kuat Vagabond
  • I spoke with my contact at Kuat for this measurement on the Vagabond and he said it measures approximately 1.25 inches.
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  • Will Kuat NV 2-Bike Platform Carrier # N101 Work With Genesis Beach Cruiser with Front Fender
  • Thank you for submitting the photo of your Genesis Beach Cruiser bike. Although the front fender on this bicycle is fairly short it still would contact the tire ratchet arm on the Kuat NV # N101. A better option in a 2-bike platform-style carrier to fit 2-inch hitches is a frame-mount type that secures the bikes at the frame tube. The link provided will take you to our page for all wheel/frame-mount 2-bike carriers for 2-inch hitches. These carriers have a padded arm that secures the...
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  • Kuat NV Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2 inch Trailer Hitch
  • Since you have a 2 inch hitch on your vehicle you would actually want the 2 inch version of the Kuat NV. For that you would want the part # N101 and not the # N102 that you referenced. I attached a review video for this rack for you to check out as well.
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2016 Subaru Outback with OEM Hitch
  • That we are aware of the Kuat bike racks like the NV2 part # N102 would not work on the OEM hitch of a 2016 Subaru Outback Wagon. If Kuat says it will fit then they would know more than we would since they test the racks more than we do. The issues is that the pin hole of the hitch is too far back in the hitch so most racks can't get pinned properly. For a similar bike rack that is designed to work with the Subaru hitches you would want the Yakima Holdup part # Y02445. Yakima racks...
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  • Kuat NV Hitch Mounted 2 Bike Rack with Wheel Mount Cradles 2 Bike Extension for 2005 Nissan Xterra
  • You are partially correct. There will be a 2 inch add-on unit available for the Kuat Aluminum, Hitch Mounted 2 Bike Rack with Wheel Mount Cradles - The NV - 2 inch Receiver, item # N101. The add on will not be available for the # N102, 1-1/4 inch shank bike racks due to the weight capacity limits of Class I and II receiver hitches. You should have no ground clearance issues with your Xterra when using either of the Kuat NV racks and with the # N101 two inch hitch rack the 2 bike extension...
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  • Will Kuat Bike Rack B202-114 Fit on a 2007 Chevy Cobalt SS Coupe
  • The clearance for bike rack # B202-114 is going to be 10-1/2 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the back of the upright bar on the bike rack. To determine if this rack would have enough clearance to fit on your 2007 Chevy Cobalt, I recommend measuring from your hitch pin hole to a point past your bumper and any other items that might interfere with the bike rack installation. If this measurement is less than 10-1/2 inches, the Kuat bike rack would work well for your application. If...
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  • Kuat Platform Bike Rack or Other 3 Bike Rack for a 1988 Toyota Minivan
  • None of the platform bike racks that fit a 1-1/4 inch hitch will hold more than 2 bikes. We do not have a higher capacity hitch available for a 1988 Toyota Minivan, but you can use a hitch mounted rack like the Swagman Trailhead, S63365. This rack will fit in your hitch, is rated for a Class I hitch, will hold 3 bikes, and it will fold down to give you better access to the rear of the vehicle. I have included a link to the instructions below.
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  • Hitch and Kuat NV Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2012 Mazda CX9
  • Yes, the Kuat NV Bike Rack part # N101 that you referenced would work well on the Curt Hitch part # 13575 that you bought for your 2012 Mazda CX-9. This is one of the nicest bike racks on the market so it would be a great choice for you. I attached a couple review videos for you to check out as well.
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  • What is the Overall Length of the Kuat Bike Adapter Bar
  • The 15 inches to 23 inches measurement on the Kuat adapter bar # UB01 is the inner length. The overall length is 20 inches to 27 inches. I have included a picture that shows this and a link to a video review of the bar for you.
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  • Recommendations for Transporting my Kayak with the VX01
  • You can secure a kayak using this basket but you will need to make sure it stays put on the rack by using the Rhino-Rack Cam Buckle Cinch Straps # RTD3 and Thule Quick Draw Tie-Down Ropes w/ Ratchets and Strap Loops # TH855XT to secure it to your vehicle. If your concerned about scratching your Kayak I recommend the Sport Rack Kit # SR5525 that includes foam pads to protect your kayak and roof basket.
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  • Recommendations for Transporting my Kayak with the VX01
  • You can secure a kayak using this basket but you will need to make sure it stays put on the rack by using the Rhino-Rack Cam Buckle Cinch Straps # RTD3 and Thule Quick Draw Tie-Down Ropes w/ Ratchets and Strap Loops # TH855XT to secure it to your vehicle. If your concerned about scratching your Kayak I recommend the Sport Rack Kit # SR5525 that includes foam pads to protect your kayak and roof basket.
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  • Recommended Kuat Beta 2-Bike Hitch Rack for 2009 Honda CR-V
  • The Kuat Beta Folding 2-Bike Rack # B202-114 is designed to fit 1-1/4-inch hitches such as Draw-Tite Class I hitch # 24792. Since your 2009 Honda CR-V could be equipped with this type hitch OR a higher-capacity 2-inch Class III type, you'll just want to make sure of the hitch size you have. The linked article will help you with this. You will also want to take note of the distance from the hitch pin hole to the rear-most part of the car. The linked article on hitch bike racks will show...
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  • Downhill Mountain Bike Rack and Hitch Recommendation for a 2005 Ford Freestyle
  • The Kuat NV # N101 that you referenced would do a great job transporting a downhill mountain bike as it only touches the bike at the wheels. This is nice for bikes with carbon frames or alternative style frames that make attaching a bike to the rack difficult. This rack also has a 60 lb per bike capacity which should do well for you as long as your bike(s) weigh less than that. I attached a review video for this rack for you to check out as well. Now you will need a hitch to install...
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  • Fit of Kuat NV # N106 Bike Rack in Class II Hitch on 2012 Subaru Outback
  • The Kuat NV # N106 would almost certainly be a good choice for your Outback. Just to make sure, you'll want to measure the distance from the hitch pin hole in your receiver tube to the furthest rearward edge of the back bumper. As long as this distance is less than 7 inches, the NV would work great on your Outback. I'll link you to an FAQ article that explains how to take the measurement I mentioned above. I've also linked you to a product demonstration video featuring the NV.
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  • Recommended Hitch to Carry Bike Rack with 2011 Honda Accord
  • You've been given a pretty darn nice bike rack...good for you! I'd recommend the Draw-Tite Class I hitch, part # 24899, if you'll only be using the hitch as an attachment point for your bike rack. If you might do some light towing (subject to the modest towing capacity of the Accord), you'd be better off with the Hidden Hitch Class I hitch, part # 60325. The hitches are identical, but the Hidden Hitch model includes the ball mount and the pin and clip. You'll also need the appropriately...
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  • Will the Kuat Beta Bike Rack Fit a 2009 Subaru Forester with Class I Trailer Hitch
  • The Kuat Beta trailer hitch mount bike rack, # B202-114, is an excellent rack. Very light weight and it will fit the Class I trailer hitch on your 2009 Subaru Forester. As with any accessory you are going to want to measure from the center of the hitch pin hole back to the distance required to clear the rear bumper. If that distance is less than 10-1/2 inches then the rack will clear the rear bumper. I have included links to an article that explains how to take the measurement and a...
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  • Which Platform Rack has Better Ground Clearance for my 2013 Honda Fit
  • While either rack will work your 2013 Honda Fit, I would recommend the NV # N102 because it has about 1 inch greater ground clearance than the Sherpa # S101. It also has a few additional features like a bike repair stand and upgraded cradles. I've attached images of the height difference to give you an idea of the difference between the two.
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  • Will Kuat Beta Bike Rack # B202-114 Fit On a 2012 Suzuki SX4 Crossover
  • The Kuat Beta Bike Rack, part # B202-114, is designed for a Class I and Class II 1-1/4 Inch hitch. To be able to use this Kuat bike rack on a 2 inch hitch you will need to purchase the Kuat Bike Rack Shank Adapter, part # D101. This adapter will bolt onto the shank of the Beta bike rack. It is not included with the Kuat Beta bike rack. On a 2012 Suzuki SX4 Crossover, I only show the Class I 1-1/4 Inch hitch as a fit, so this Kuat Beta bike rack will install onto your hitch without the...
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  • Recommended Hitch for 2009 Honda Accord
  • We have several good options for a hitch for your 2009 Honda Accord. I have linked to a page showing all of those options. I recommend the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch # 24899. This hitch will work whether you have the 2 door or the 4 door Honda Accord. I have linked to a video showing the installation of this hitch on a 2012 Accord for you to check out. If you plan to do some light towing you will want the following parts to complete your towing setup: Wiring harness # 118420 Drawbar...
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  • Measurement From Center of Hitch Pin Hole to Edge of First Wheel Cradle on the Kuat Sherpa 2 Bike
  • The Kuat Sherpa 2 # S103 measurement from the center of the hitch pin hole to closest edge of the wheel cradle (folded up position) is 5-1/8 inches. In the useable position, the measurement from the center of the hitch pin hole to closest edge of the wheel cradle is 10-inches. See the diagrams I included showing you multiple measurements of the Kuat Sherpa 2 and an installation video too.
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  • Comparing Kuat NV and Kuat Sherpa Bike Racks
  • The rack with the most features is the # N102. This rack has wheel mounts, locking anti-rattle hitch pin and built-in bike repair stand. I like this rack the best because of all its features. I attached a review video for you to check out. The # S103 is similar to the NV except it is basically more of a stripped down rack. It doesn't have the repair stand and has different wheel cradles. This rack is about 10 lbs lighter than the other racks. Video attached. Both racks are designed...
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  • Trailer Hitch for a 2011 Volkswagen Golf TDI for a Kuat Beta Bike Carrier
  • For your 2011 Volkswagen Golf I recommend Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 24825 because it does not come with extra parts you will not need and does not require a stabilization strap to carry a bike rack. This is a Class I trailer hitch and it is compatible with the Kuat Beta, # B202-114. And for straps to secure the front wheels of the bikes to the frame I recommend Softride 4-pack of straps # SR26260.
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  • Hitch Mounted Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2011 Ford Mustang
  • Since you are looking for a bike rack that can fold when not in use and you have a distance of 8 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the furthest point out on the rear bumper a hanging style rack that the arms can fold down would be your best option. None of our folding platform racks would clear your bumper when folded. The Thule Helium Bike Rack part # TH9042 would be a great lightweight rack for you to use. It has 14-3/8 inches from the pin hole to the upright mast of...
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  • Looking for US Made 2-Bike Rack for 1-1/4 Inch Receiver
  • The Kuat Beta, part # B202-114 is designed by Kuat in Springfield MO, but is built overseas. The Thule racks are made in the USA. The Thule Parkway, part # TH958 is a good, reliable no-frills rack. Good quality at a good price point. The Thule Vertex, part # TH9028XT adds a more modern looking design, along with anti-sway bike cradles that prevent the bikes from swinging back and forth during travel. The arms the bikes hang from can be folded down with a flip of a latch, and the...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2001 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo with 1-1/4 inch Hitch
  • The Kuat Beta part # B202-114 has been known to have some fit issues on the 1-1/4 inch U-Haul hitches. Because of that I would not recommend it for you. For a similar bike rack that would have no fit issues on your 2001 VW Beetle I would recommend the Swagman Titan 2 Bike Carrier # S63400. This rack has a distance of 14-1/2 inches from the center of it's hitch pin hole to the upright bar of the rack so it should have plenty of clearance to fit on your vehicle, but you could also measure...
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  • Recommendation for Carrying Two Electric Bikes With a 2006 Dodge Ram While Pulling a Travel Trailer
  • The best way to carry two electric bikes while pulling your travel trailer would be in the bed of your 2006 Dodge Ram Pickup. The Kuat NV # N101 that you referenced will not work because it is not rated for a use behind an RV or trailer and can only handle bikes up to 60 lbs. A possible truck bed mount solution is the Topline 2 Bike Carrier # UG2500. This option mounts in the front of your truck bed using a clamping system attaching to the bed rails. I have attached a brief video of...
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