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Fat Tire Adapter Kit for Let's Go Aero VRack, BikeWing, or Rack-IT Bike Carriers

Fat Tire Adapter Kit for Let's Go Aero VRack, BikeWing, or Rack-IT Bike Carriers

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Kit lets you carry 1 bike with fat tires on your Let's Go Aero VRack BikeWing, or Rack-IT bike rack. Replace the existing cradles with larger, deeper cradles designed for fat tires. 2 Cradle assemblies and 4 thermoplastic rubber straps included. Call 800-298-8924 to order Lets Go Aero accessories and parts part number BMP038 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Lets Go Aero products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Fat Tire Adapter Kit for Let's Go Aero VRack, BikeWing, or Rack-IT Bike Carriers. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Lets Go Aero Accessories and Parts - BMP038

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Kit lets you carry 1 bike with fat tires on your Let's Go Aero VRack BikeWing, or Rack-IT bike rack. Replace the existing cradles with larger, deeper cradles designed for fat tires. 2 Cradle assemblies and 4 thermoplastic rubber straps included.


  • Adapter kit lets you carry 1 bicycle with fat tires on your Let's Go Aero VRack BikeWing (B01311 or B01458), or Rack-IT (H01199) bike rack
  • Extra-wide cradles replace 1 front-wheel cradle and 1 rear-wheel cradle on the rack
  • 2 Cradle assemblies and 4 thermoplastic rubber wheel straps included

B01038 Fat Tire Adapter Kit for Let's Go Aero VRack Vme BikeWing, or Rack-IT Bike Carriers

Replaces BMP038

Video of Fat Tire Adapter Kit for Let's Go Aero VRack, BikeWing, or Rack-IT Bike Carriers

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Video Transcript for Lets Go Aero Fat Tire Adapter Kit Review

Today we're going to be reviewing the Fat Tire Adapter Kit for Let's Go Aero VMEV2 Hitch Bike Rack, part number BMP038. The adapters allow you to carry one fat tire bike on your Let's Go Aero VMEV2 Bike Rack. That part number is VME-V2. The larger, deeper cradles replace your front and rear cradles. The kit comes with two cradle assemblies and extra long cords. Now that we've gone over some features, we'll show you how to get it installed. We already have our passenger side done.

We're just going to show you the driver side now. We're going to start by removing our clip and our pin. We can set those off to the side to use for later if we'd like. We'll then take our fat tire adapter. Insert the pin and then place on the clip. Now we're ready to load up our bike. That's going to complete our look at the Fat Tire Adapter Kit for Let's Go Aero VMEV2 Hitch Bike Rack, part number BMP038..

Customer Reviews

Fat Tire Adapter Kit for Let's Go Aero VRack, BikeWing, or Rack-IT Bike Carriers - BMP038

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (8 Customer Reviews)

Kit lets you carry 1 bike with fat tires on your Let's Go Aero VRack BikeWing, or Rack-IT bike rack. Replace the existing cradles with larger, deeper cradles designed for fat tires. 2 Cradle assemblies and 4 thermoplastic rubber straps included.

- BMP038

It's good with one exception... it actually needs to come with 4 straps. The pegs and straps are perfect for securing the tires on the low end. However, without having longer straps for the upper portion, there's no way to actually secure the upper end. I called customer service at Aero and they shipped me 2 more straps. So, if you order this, expect to call Aero to get more straps or find another way to strap the upper end. 589548

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Exactly what I was shopping for and at a great price. I can now safely haul my bikes. Fast delivery and great service 515865

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Solid, easy to assemble and perfect for the trailer! 511738

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Works good for mounting wider tires (3" for me) on the rack. Its secure but I wish it was a little deeper vertically. 455342

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Lets Go Aero Vme V2 bike carrier and fat tire adapter - products work as described, I have an SE Fat Ripper that goes on the carrier without any issues and no damage to the bike after hauling it down the freeway multiple times, not even a mark on the paint where it is pulled against the arms (nice foam pads already installed on the arms) and nothing on the rims where it rests on the pegs. The product does have some wobble at the receiver, but it has not been an issue - actually the way the pin goes into the receiver is more of a bolt that can be tightened up with a safety pin for added security. For the price you won't find a better product I highly recommend them. 401315

Everything still works like the day I took it out of the box - I was worried the bungeeā€™s would stretch over time, but after a year no issues and the bike is held in place without movement - still a great product
Justin - 07/03/2018


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The "fat tire" adapter works fine with my bike, which has conventional tires, but also has a rear cargo rack fitted on the bike. The original short "v" hangers do not allow the rear tire to "seat" properly in the "v" and jams the cargo rack into the upright. The adapter, which I use only on the rear tire of this bike, has solved the problem by allowing the space needed to accommodate the cargo rack. 298250

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Does exactly what it's supposed to - enables the VeeMe rack to carry a fat bike. Works perfectly for my Sondors Ebike. 233714

Still doing great!
Philip P - 12/12/2016


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I did not order the Fat Tire Adapter Kit when I ordered the Let's Go Aero VeeMe V2 bike rack. The term "fat tire" used to refer to the tires on mountain bikes, but has come to apply specifically to a new breed of bikes that look like they have motorcycle tires on them. Ours are mountain bikes, so I went with the regular hooks. Big mistake. Yes, the Fat Tire kit appears to handle this new type of bike, but in our case was also necessary for our mountain bikes. The standard hooks would not accommodate the front suspension forks. With the Fat Tire Kit, there is room to spare. Still a bit tricky to load the bike which goes between the rack and the tailgate of our truck, but this lets us have the entire pickup bed for hauling gear and so forth. Our main reason for the purchase is that we travel with a fifth wheel trailer for many months at a time. It was a mess hauling bikes in the trailer living room, and now I can have a hitch receiver installed on the back of the trailer and we will be good to go. And now the bikes will fit the rack. Space is at a premium when living for over half a year in a trailer, and this rack can quickly be broken down and stored out of the way while we are set up some place for a longer term. etrailer.com has always been good to me. 210173

Since a year ago, we purchased a Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. This has worked out rather well for us, as when we park , we can remove the V arms and put them inside the Jeep and no one can run off with them. The mount is screwed into place with a threaded pin which, in my opinion should be standard on all s into hitch receivers. The one problem with the Jeep is the bulge in the rear door. We solved that problem simply by putting a can cozy on the rough pedal on the bike which mounts on the inside of the rack. Since where we stay in Arizona, there is no safe way to get to a good riding road, that rack is a regular fixture on the back of the Jeep.
Mytemike - 07/07/2016


Ask the Experts about this Lets Go Aero Accessories and Parts

  • Fat Tire Adapter Recommendation for Lets Go Aero BikeWing Bike Rack
    Thanks for the picture of your Lets Go Aero Bikewing installed on your Scamp trailer. Because we know you have that bike the Fat Tire Adapter kit part # BMP038 is the correct fit for you.
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  • Replacement Wheel Straps for Reese Sport Wing Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier
    I may have a solution for you, but we do not currently have any replacement parts designed specifically for the Reese SportWing, as it was discontinued a few years back. With that said, you might be able to use the Fat Tire Adapter Kit for Let's Go Aero VRack, BikeWing, or Rack-IT Bike Carriers # BMP038 to replace your straps, which would allow you to carry fat tire bikes on your SportWing. The hole on the end that connects to the rack is going to be 3/8" in diameter, while the holes...
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  • Using the Fat Tire Adapter Kit for the Let's Go Aero Bike Wing on a Reese Adventure SportWing
    The Fat Tire Adapter Kit for the Let's Go Aero Bike Wing, part # BMP038 may work on your Reese Sportwing. I did go out to the warehouse and measure the holes on the straps, and the small hole that would go inside towards the frame of the carrier is 3/8 inches wide, and the holes that would connect to the outside of the carrier is about 1/2 inches wide.
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  • Are Longer Straps Needed for Bottom Cradles to Carry Fat Bike on a BikeWing Bike Rack
    I spoke with Let's Go Aero about the Fat Tire Adapter Kit # BMP038. My contact there said that the bottom straps are already compatible with most fat bikes, there are only a couple it would not fit, so that is why they did not come with additional straps. But she did also say that since they have had this very question before they will be making the longer straps available very soon.
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    I do have an option for you but the Reese Q-Slot Platform-Style 2 Bike and 4 Bike Rack part # PS63138 will only accept a tire up to 2-3/4" wide and they do not make a fat tire adapter kit for this rack. Therefore, I recommend taking a look at either the Lets Go Aero BikeWing T4 part # B01458 with the Fat Tire Adapter Kit part # BMP038 or the Curt 4 Bike Platform Rack part # C18087 as they will be the two most cost effective options we have for you to carry four bikes on a platform style...
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  • Fat Bike Wheel Cradle For Lets Go Aero BikeWing Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier
    The Let's Go Aero BikeWing 2-Bike Rack, part # LGA54FR cradles will not accommodate fat bike wheels but we do have an option. The fat bike wheel cradles can be purchased as a separate item. The package comes with 2 cradles, enough to carry one bike. You would need to order part # BMP038.
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  • How to Carry Fat Bikes on the Lets Go Aero BikeWing
    Yes, the Snap-On Lock part # ACC3250 will work with the threaded hitch pin that comes with the Lets Go Aero BikeWing part # B01458. If your tires are over 2-1/2" wide then you will need one of the Fat Tire Adapter Kits part # BMP038 for each bike.
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  • Do I Need the Fat Tire Adapter Kit for BikeWing Bike Rack
    The standard cradles on the Highland BikeWing # LGA54FR will accommodate your 2-1/2 inch wide tires just fine, you won't need the # BMP038 Fat Tire Adapter. Fat Bikes have tires that are at least 3-3/4 inches wide, quite a bit wider than the ones on your bike.
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  • Will the BikeWing Hold a Fat Bike with 3 Inch Knobby Tires
    In order to use the BikeWing # LGA54FR with a fat bike like the Huffy Warhawk I recommend using the fat bike adapter # BMP038. However, it is possible you may not even need the adapter. According to the specs on that bike the tires are 3 inches wide. It would be very tight on the standard cradles and straps on the BikeWing but could work. But if it were me I would go ahead and add the adapter # BMP038 to ensure you have no problems.
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  • Can Fat Bikes be Carried on the BikeWing Hitch Bike Rack
    To carry a fat bike with the BikeWing part # LGA54FR all you would need is the part # BMP038. This rack can carry bikes with a wheelbase range of 22 inches to 50 inches. You would need to measure the kids bike wheelbase to know for certain.
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  • BikeWing Bike Rack Compatibility with Bikes with Rear Mounted Cargo Rack
    The Lets Go Aero BikeWing-2 2-Bike Rack # LGA54FR has cradles that are 5 inches long at the plastic coating and the fat bike adapter # BMP038 has a length of 6-3/4 inches long at the plastic coating, so I'm confident that your bikes will work with this bike rack. The bottom pin won't be an issue, but depending on where you want to attach the cradle to your tire will determine if you will be able to use the standard cradle or if you will need to get the fat bike adapter to make the cradle...
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