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Softride Soft Hook-and-Loop Tie Down for Bike Racks

Softride Soft Hook-and-Loop Tie Down for Bike Racks

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This 16" hook-and-loop strap secures your bike's front tire to your down tube to prevent spinning and wobbling on your bike rack. Can also be used to secure cargo, cables, and even your pants leg to prevent binding in your bike chain. Call 800-298-8924 to order Softride accessories and parts part number SR18679 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Softride products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Softride Soft Hook-and-Loop Tie Down for Bike Racks. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Softride Accessories and Parts - SR18679

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This 16" hook-and-loop strap secures your bike's front tire to your down tube to prevent spinning and wobbling on your bike rack. Can also be used to secure cargo, cables, and even your pants leg to prevent binding in your bike chain.


Features:

  • Strap wraps around the bike frame and the rack's upright bar
    • Secure unstable frames or tires to the rack arms or cradles
    • Ensures a safe, tight ride for bikes
    • Can also be used to secure pants leg to prevent binding in chain while riding
  • Hook-and-loop (similar to Velcro) fastener
  • Color may vary
  • Secure to pants leg to prevent binding in chain while riding


Specs:

  • Quantity: 1 strap
  • Dimensions: 12" long x 1" wide x 1/4" thick
  • Unstretched length: 16"


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Video of Softride Soft Hook-and-Loop Tie Down for Bike Racks

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Video Transcript for Softride Soft Tie Down Straps for Bike Racks Review

Today we'll be taking a look at the Softride Soft Hook-and-Loop Tie-Downs for bike rakes, part number SR18679. Is your bike's front tire ever wobble or sway when you're on the road Use the new soft hook-and-loop tie-downs. This simply goes through your bike's wheel, then around your frame, hooking back into itself. The strap itself is an inch wide by twelve inches long and it's going to fit a wide variety of bike sizes. Now bikers take note. Another great feature is that it can also go through your pant leg close to your ankle, so your pants don't get bound up in the chain. Now we're going to take another test course and show you what it looks like with and without. Let's start with the strap.

This shows side to side action such as turning corners or evasive maneuvers. And on to our alternating speed bumps. This shows twisting action, such as hitting curbs, pot holes, road debris, or any inaudible 00:00:58. And last of all, the solid speed bumps. This shows up and down action such driving through parking lots or parking garage or driving in and out of the driveway. That's going to complete our look for Softride Soft Hook-and-Loop Tie-Downs for bikes, part number SR 18679.


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Softride Soft Hook-and-Loop Tie Down for Bike Racks - SR18679

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (102 Customer Reviews)

This 16" hook-and-loop strap secures your bike's front tire to your down tube to prevent spinning and wobbling on your bike rack. Can also be used to secure cargo, cables, and even your pants leg to prevent binding in your bike chain.

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I use these straps for everything now instead of bungee cords with the metal hooks on the ends that always scratch my bike. I put one on each of my tires to secure them to the frame when they are mounted to my bike rack. I use one around my ankle to keep my pants leg from rubbing the bike chain. I used one on the back of my baseball cap and attached it to the loop tag on my shirt so I wouldn't lose the cap while riding my bike. There a so many uses. My only criticism is that I wish they were more padded on the inside. The inside is a little coarse and may, eventually, damage the paint on the bike frame. Other than that, they are rather handy to have in my bike bag. 568685



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The length of the strap is not enough to tie the wheel and the frame. I am having City 1.2 bike. I paid $5.81. As the product cost is only $2.82 and shipping $2.99. I don't think it is worth to return. I am going to hold the product, it may be useful for other bikes that I may buy in the future. Thanks 570096



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Great idea poor execution. The quality of this product is good, but the band is a little too short to tie down the wheel to the frame. Can still be used to tie down wheels of two adjacent bikes to one another. 142759



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Very nice straps! The Velcro holds very well and are easy to use! 746023



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Straps are not long enough. You will need 2 straps per bike for most bikes. I bought 4 thinking that was enough for 4 bikes when I really needy 8. 728184



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Velcro is way too short. I have standard 26inch tires and the straps barely velcro onto itself. This means the hold is not very strong. Material is strong but not convenient to store. I have a feeling I will lose these quickly. 692625



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Same as the parts that come with the Thule bike rack I have. Fit perfect and price was low enough that I bought a few extras. 679738



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Good replacement for the OEM ones which lost and wore out. 675264



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Great product -- helps keep my bike secure on the rack and prevents the wheels from moving and spinning around. Thank you! 617035



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Meets my expectations! 616608



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Nice 611117



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Quick delivery reasonable cost. 599629



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Theses were left out of my order, no big deal.. 574863



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Easy, fast and efficient! 573162



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Great product for extra security for camper awning and bicycles on bike rack. 571082



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Speedy service, Easy to navigate on site to order, Thank you for all your hard work. 547673



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What you see is what you get..... 539864



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Worked as expected on my rack...would like a bit wider (1/4") strap option though to ensure it won't slip through the slots on my rack like one did and was lost. 509010



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Product fit perfectly and works exactly as described. I couldn’t be more pleased. Thank you very much! 498749



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Love the rack, and the straps I bought with it. Well packaged with fast shipping. Just what I needed. Thank you. 485994



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Works just as needed thanks! 484316



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FAST shipping and great product. Adds a little piece of mind. etrailer is my go to place for my biking needs. 484121



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Performs just like advertised. 466970


Comments
Its been a year and it works so well I forget it is there. You know when a product just does what it is supposed to do you almost forget about it.
Richard - 01/13/2019

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Bought for bike carrier, work well to tie down bike to rack! 462465



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Works fine! 460488


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