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Replacement Cradle for Rhode Gear and Prorack Highway Bike Racks

Replacement Cradle for Rhode Gear and Prorack Highway Bike Racks

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Replaces 1 rubber cradle that supports a bike on your Rhode Gear Highway or ProRack bike rack. Requires hook-and-loop strap (sold separately) to secure bike in position. Call 800-298-8924 to order Rhode Gear accessories and parts part number RG8890083 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Rhode Gear products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Cradle for Rhode Gear and Prorack Highway Bike Racks. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Rhode Gear Accessories and Parts - RG8890083

  • Hitch Bike Racks
  • Cradle and Arm Parts
  • Rhode Gear
  • Cradles

Replaces 1 rubber cradle that supports a bike on your Rhode Gear Highway or ProRack bike rack. Requires hook-and-loop strap (sold separately) to secure bike in position.


Features:

  • Replaces a rubber cradle on Rhode Gear Highway or ProRack bike racks
    • Requires hook-and-loop strap (sold separately) to secure bike in position
  • Holds your bike in place on the rack
    • Rotates and slides along the rack arms for perfect bike positioning


Specs:

  • Application: Rhode Gear Highway bike carriers (8015200, 8015201, 8015202, 8015215, 8015216, 8015218, 8015219, 8015220, 8015221)
    • Also fits Prorack 2 Bike Rack for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches (PR8062403)
  • Dimensions: 1-5/8" x 2-1/8" x 4-1/2"
  • Inside diameter: 1-3/32"
  • Quantity: 1 control block (cradle)


8890083 Replacement Control Block for Rhode Gear and Pro Rack Highway Bike Rack





Video of Replacement Cradle for Rhode Gear and Prorack Highway Bike Racks

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Video Transcript for Review of Rhode Gear Hitch Bike Rack Parts - Bike Cradle - RG8890083


Customer Reviews

Replacement Cradle for Rhode Gear and Prorack Highway Bike Racks - RG8890083

Average Customer Rating:  4.2 out of 5 stars   (14 Customer Reviews)

Replaces 1 rubber cradle that supports a bike on your Rhode Gear Highway or ProRack bike rack. Requires hook-and-loop strap (sold separately) to secure bike in position.

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advertised as a replacement for Rhode Gear replacement. Not the case. Diameter is much larger than tube it goes over. 688316


Comments
This replacement control block is designed to fit Rhode Gear Highway bike carriers with the following part numbers: 8015200, 8015201, 8015202, 8015215, 8015216, 8015218, 8015219, 8015220, 8015221. The hole has an inner diameter of 1-3/32 inches.
-- Victoria B - 08/19/2019

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Good product but for some reason not the right diameter for my rhode gear bike rack. I used some duck tape to put on the rack and et voilĂ ! 654334



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The people at etrailer were very helpful in assisting me with my part selection. The part that I ordered arrived quickly and was perfect. I will not hesitate to contact trainer.com for further products. 541614



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Just what I needed. Perfect replacement for my bike rack 522870



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I receiver the product however it didn't work in my situation. I then purchased another bike rack from another site. It works great. 432456



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Found replacement parts online and etrailer was one option to order. No doubt in ny mind where to order from. Ordered and received same within a week as with previous other orders. Always great service and response. 428395



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The product was as expected... thank you for prompt delivery. 405283



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Fit ProRack 2-bike trailer hitch rack as replacement part just as advertised. 386013



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Very very nice product , fits the bar so much tighter than the old one . Like brand-new ! Very fast shipping too, thank you. 316844



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Bought four replacement bike rack controls for my two bike carrier. The racks worked fine for the male bike but the straps could have been much longer to hold a woman's bike that doesn't have the crossbar. Therefore had to use bungee cords to attach bike to rack. I know that there is a special crossbar attachment designed for a female bike but this have been much too costly for a old bike rack. 256758



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Mine old one's dry rotted and just got these new ones. Awesome! 215023



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Thanks for the fast service. I will be using you services in the future for more bike accessories as needed. The parts worked good. 212408



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Great service, prompt delivery. Would definitely recommend and use again 210492



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I was impressed with the customer service and I love the product. I replaced the road blocks I had on my bike rack with these that are much easier to use. 190062


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Ask the Experts about this Rhode Gear Accessories and Parts

  • What is the Diameter of the Hole in the Rhode Gear Replacement Control Block for Highway Bike Racks
    I went out to the warehouse and measured the hole in the Replacement Control Block for Rhode Gear Highway bike racks, # RG8890083, and it measured 1.093 inches or 1-3/32 inches. I attached a photo and added the dimension I took for you, see link.
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  • Replacement Cradle and Strap for 2-Bike Rhode Gear Carrier
    We do have replacement cradles and straps available that are designed to fit specific model Rhode Gear Bike Carriers. Since you cannot locate the model of your existing rack, you can also measure the diameter of the arms that the cradles slide onto. If the arm diameter on your rack is 1 inch, the Replacement Cradle # RG8890084 should work great. If you measured a slightly larger diameter of 1-3/32 inches, then the Replacement Cradle # RG8890083 will be used instead.
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  • Availability of Rhode Gear Replacement Control Block # RG8890083
    The Rhode Gear Replacement Control Block # RG8890083 that you referenced is no longer available from Yakima (who bought out the brand several years back). No new replacement parts are being produced for those racks. We do still have some remaining stock of the cradle for the Super Shuttle, part # RG8890084. It sounds like you have found a workable solution by substituting a cradle from another manufacturer, Hollywood Racks.
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  • Replacement Cradle for Harbor Freight Bike Rack
    The Replacement T3 Cradle Body # 853-5829 is designed to fit 1" tubes on the Thule Ridgeline, Roadway, Revolver and SpareMe bike racks, but if your Harbor Freight bike rack has a 1"" tube arm this will also fit on that. If your tube is 1-3/32" you can use the Replacement Control Block for RhodeGear # RG8890083 , or for 1-1/4" tubes the Replacement SuperCrush Cradle # 8880597 . If this bike rack has a different sized tube, let me know and I can recommend a different replacement cradle.
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  • Replacement Parts for Rhode Gear Bike Racks
    Happy Thanksgiving to you as well! We do have a few replacement parts available for certain model Rhode Gear Bike Racks. For a replacement stabilizing strap that will fit the Rhode Gear Super Shuttle 2 Bike Rack, you can use # Y8890253. The Replacement Cradle # RG8890084 will also fit Rhode Gear Shuttle Bike Carriers. For the Rhode Gear Highway Carriers, we have the Replacement Hardware # RG890247. We also have the Replacement Control Block # RG8890083 for Rhode Gear Highway Carriers...
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  • Replacement Rubber Straps for Rhode Gear Hitch Mount Bike Rack
    The Yakima Replacement Rubber Chain Straps for Yakima Bike Racks, part # 8890221 that you referenced, would probably work okay on your Rhode Gear rack. We have had customers confirm the fit. We also offer other replacement parts for Rhode gear racks, including Replacement Cradles for Rhode Gear Super Shuttle Racks, part # RG8890084; Replacement Control Block for Rhode Gear Highway Racks, part # RG8890083; and Replacement Stabilizing Strap # Y8890253.
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  • Replacement Cradle for a 4 Bike Hitch Mounted Rack
    The Replacement T3 Cradle Body for Thule Bike Carriers # 853-5829 and the Replacement Rubber Strap for Thule T3 Bike Carrier Cradles # 753-3535 will most likely stretch to fit your 1-1/8 inch bars. However, I reached out to my contact at Thule and they said we need to know the exact model to confirm that fit.
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  • Replacement Parts for Rhode Gear Bike Racks
    We have a few replacement parts for Rhode Gear bike racks available though it is limited and I was unable to find a reference to your specific model. If your Rhode Gear was a Highway there is the Replacement Control Block # RG8890083; there is also the Replacement Cradle for Rhode Gear Super Shuttle Racks # RG8890084, Replacement Hardware for Rhode Gear Highway Bike Carriers # RG890247 and Replacement Side Lower Strap for Rhode Gear Trunk Mounted Bike Racks # RG8890248.
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  • Replacement Cradle for Rhode Gear Bike Rack
    There were actually only 2 different models for the Rhode Gear bike racks from Yakima. The Rhode Gear Highway is a 4 bike hitch mounted bike rack and the replacement cradle is part # RG8890083. The Rhode Gear Super Shuttle is a 3 bike trunk mounted bike rack for which the replacement cradle is part # RG8890084. I have attached pictures of both bike racks. The Highway is the tall one and the Super Shuttle is the shorter one with the straps attached to it.
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  • Recommended Replacement Cradle For Rhode Gear Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier
    The replacement cradles we carry for Rhode Gear bikes are designed to fit specific models. The # RG8890083 will fit the Rhode Gear Highway bike carriers (8015200, 8015201, 8015202, 8015215, 8015216, 8015218, 8015219, 8015220, 8015221). If your bike carrier is one of the Shuttle bike carriers(RG8015127 and RG8015126), then the # RG8890084 would be the replacement you can use. Since you said your arms measure 1-inch I recommend going with the # RG8890084.
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  • Hole Diameter of Thule Replacement Straps for Cradles TH534
    Bike rack parts such as rubber straps like Thule part # TH534 can sometimes be used interchangeably between different brands of bike racks. The Thule straps have holes that measure 7/16-inch. On their top side those holes have a rounded perimeter, to give something like a slight funnel shape, which gives that side of the strap a hole diameter closer to 1/2-inch. Rhode Gear was bought out by Yakima some years back and so there is limited availability of replacement parts for their racks....
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