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Curt Cam Buckle Stabilizing Strap for Hitch-Mounted Accessories - 61" x 1" - Qty 1

Curt Cam Buckle Stabilizing Strap for Hitch-Mounted Accessories - 61" x 1" - Qty 1

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Stabilizing strap provides extra support when carrying your bike rack or cargo carrier. Cam buckle design allows for secure connection and easy release between your vehicle and hitch accessory. Vinyl-coated hook won't scratch your vehicle. 1-800-940-8924 to order CURT accessories and parts part number 18050 or order online at Free expert support on all CURT products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Curt Cam Buckle Stabilizing Strap for Hitch-Mounted Accessories - 61" x 1" - Qty 1. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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CURT Accessories and Parts - 18050

  • Hitch Bike Racks
  • Hitch Cargo Carrier
  • Tie Down Straps
  • CURT

Stabilizing strap provides extra support when carrying your bike rack or cargo carrier. Cam buckle design allows for secure connection and easy release between your vehicle and hitch accessory. Vinyl-coated hook won't scratch your vehicle.


  • Strap provides extra support for your hitch receiver when you use a hitch-mounted bike rack or cargo carrier
    • Limits torque placed on hitch receiver by heavy accessory
    • Evenly distributes weight to stabilize hitch accessory and prevent bouncing
  • Cam buckle design allows for quick connection and release
    • Attach one end to the bike rack and the other end to the vehicle
    • Pull strap through the cam buckle and towards front of the vehicle to increase tension for a secure fit
  • Vinyl-coated hook won't scratch your vehicle


  • Dimensions: 61" long x 1" wide
  • Quantity: 1 strap
  • 1-Year limited warranty

Note: Remove the hook before opening or closing the hatch or trunk to avoid damage to your vehicle.

This strap is recommended for use with bike racks and other hitch-mounted accessories to avoid putting too much strain on your trailer hitch. Some Class I and Class II 1-1/4" hitches may require that you use a stabilizing strap to ensure that the hitch does not experience excessive torque while transporting your gear.

18050 Curt Trailer Hitch Stabilizing Support Strap with Cambuckle

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Curt Cam Buckle Stabilizing Strap for Hitch-Mounted Accessories - 61" x 1" - Qty 1 - 18050

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (631 Customer Reviews)

Stabilizing strap provides extra support when carrying your bike rack or cargo carrier. Cam buckle design allows for secure connection and easy release between your vehicle and hitch accessory. Vinyl-coated hook won't scratch your vehicle.


I love how this fits in the top of the hatch. Store my cargo carrier from rattling when either loaded or empty. Bought 2 because we transfer the carrier to another vehicle sometimes.


I use use a Curt Hitch "Flat Carrier"
loads on my 2005 Prius.
Bought the recommended support strap and liked the way it took the up-down bounce stress off the hitch, but the carrier still wobbled left to right, rotating slightly within the hitch receiver. Bought a second strap and the two stabilized the load very nicely. I needed a light cord between the two straps at the top of the hatch door to encourage them not to slide off the corners of the door.
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Richard F.


I am quite pleased with our flat carrier. We keep the loads low enough & centered enough to not block the brake lights and the license plate. Weve used it to carry bikes as well.


This strap is easy to use and I appreciate the peace of mind I have while driving knowing there is extra support of my hitch mounted bike rack. The Velcro fastener makes it easy to bundle the strap’s “tail” so it doesn’t drag while driving.


Can hold my five bikes easily

are hybrid trail bikes.

Have to check weight limit for 5th bike.

I bought two stabilizer straps just for piece of mind. They certainly won't hurt


I've been using the hitch for my bike rack and it has been performing as expected. Absolutely no problems. A little harder to install than expected, but with a little help from friends it is still where it belongs.


Purchased this strap as a backup support for the bike rack that I will be using with my new etrailer hitch.


Outstanding product. The stitching and material are heavy duty. Looks great on my Honda Accord and Thule bike rack. Thanks!

Robert S.


Rating the best. Super good company to deal with.


The strap helped to stabilize the bike rack .. Strong & sturdy .. If you get the bike rack & hitch spend the extra for this ... Worked great on my 2013 vw beetle convertible ..

Elizabeth A.


It still works perfect .. very happy


My purchase was an easy choice with advice I received from customer service. The hitch is working great no problems. You can't go wrong making your purchase from etrailer.

Michael W.


Product works great just like day 1. I look forward to many years of use when maintained properly.


We were very impressed with the quality of the Curt Trailer hitch we purchased, its price and how quickly it arrived.
We had the hitch installed by a very good local mechanic for a fraction of the cost quoted by our Honda dealer.
The hitch support strap that was recommended works perfectly with this hitch.
We highly recommend this hitch to anyone.


simple and effective. Works as advertised. Actually one of the better stabilization straps on the market. the buckle is strong and has a durable non marking coating. I'd recommend buying 3 at a time (two to stabilize to an overkill level, and one backup because you know how life is)



Continues to perform as intended


Install was very easy, instructions were clear.

Be sure to use WD-40 to loosen up the muffler attachments. That one step alone made this job easier than I expected.

This hitch is used to attach a goal post, so I can carry my kayaks on top.

Great customer service, the best.


Just finished about a 300 mile round-trip and the strap definitely helps stabilize the hitch-mounted bike rack. The only issue was that the angle of the clip was too much for the hatch on my Golf GTI so I had to bend it a little to get it to fit.

Etrailer Expert

Katrina B.


Bending the clips will cause the straps to potentially lose their capacity.


Box to hitch 1 minute.
2 ebikes and
ready to roll 10 minutes.
A whole new world has opened up. This is absolutely the easiest, most versatile rack ever. At 65, my days of putting a light bike on a roof rack are over. This will handle almost anything.
The service and attention to detail was amazing. The eTrailer team seems like friends at the local bike shop. BUY IT HERE!
Gotta go, mountains to ride.


Was an easy install, Matched right up


We received a damaged box, damaged items, no instructions, the nuts and bolts are completely stripped and not inside a bag. This was obviously used, returned, not checked for quality and sent out. We are extremely upset.

Etrailer Expert

Rebecca N.


Oh my goodness! I will have our Customer Service team reach out as soon as possible. We can have replacements sent out.


Quality of the hitch is excellent. Bolts in rear could use 4 sleeves. More difficult to instal due to alignment of bumper and the cover which had to be removed before holes could be drilled. Lift was very helpful. Took about 3.5 hrs. to install correctly.


I've used before, and the service is excellent. The step-by-step video showing the receiver installation on my model year car was extremely helpful.




We used our new hitch thanks to !

The bike rake fit perfectly .. we used the support strap too!

Off we go!


Great rack. Easy to use.


All the products we received were of excellent quality. We have used the basket carrier a lot. All components are standing up to everyday use, weather we carry water jugs or bottles of propane the carrier and hitch show no problems.


Haven’t used it yet but I am sure it will do the job. Seems well built/designed and with e bikes weighing so much, the additional weight distribution will certainly help.


Works well and bikes feel very stable on rack.


Helps support my bike carrier. Stops the bounce & sway

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