Swagman Deluxe Bike Frame Adapter Bar for Women's, Children's, and Alternative Frame Bikes

Swagman Deluxe Bike Frame Adapter Bar for Women's, Children's, and Alternative Frame Bikes

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Adapter bar lets you carry a woman's, child's, or full-suspension bicycle on your hanging-style, hitch-mounted bike rack. Spring-loaded bar telescopes from 22" to 29" long. Vinyl-coated hooks won't scratch your bike. Call 800-298-8924 to order Swagman accessories and parts part number 64005 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Swagman products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Swagman Deluxe Bike Frame Adapter Bar for Women's, Children's, and Alternative Frame Bikes. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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Swagman Accessories and Parts - 64005

Adapter bar lets you carry a woman's, child's, or full-suspension bicycle on your hanging-style, hitch-mounted bike rack. Spring-loaded bar telescopes from 22" to 29" long. Vinyl-coated hooks won't scratch your bike.


Features:

  • Bike adapter lets you carry women's, child's, and full-suspension bikes on your bike rack
    • Provides horizontal mounting point for level transport of your bicycle
    • Works with most hanging-style, hitch-mounted bike racks
  • Spring-loaded tube extends from 22" to 29" to ensure a snug fit on most bikes
  • Easy push-button hooks clamp around your bike's seat post and handlebar's stem post
    • Clamps open outward to avoid interference with seat and handlebars during installation
    • Soft vinyl coating helps prevent scratches on your bike's paint
  • Sturdy steel construction with black powder coat finish is durable and rust resistant


Specs:

  • Carrying capacity: 1 bike
  • Weight capacity: 35 lbs
  • Maximum handlebar stem post diameter: 2" wide
  • Maximum seat post diameter: 1-3/16" wide
  • Adjustable length (inside clamp to inside clamp): 22" - 29"
  • Weight: 3.5 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Swagman Deluxe Adapter Bar

This deluxe adapter bar allows you to carry a bike with a sloping top tube, a children's bike, or a full-suspension bike on your bike rack. It fits between the seat post and handlebar stem post of your bike to ensure level transport on your hitch-, trunk-, or spare-tire-mounted bike rack. The bar's length can be adjusted from 22" to 29" to fit multiple frame sizes, and it can be used with no-rise bike stems.


Easy Installation

Swagman Deluxe Adapter Bar Easy Installation

To install the adapter bar simply open the hooks with the integrated release buttons, wrap one hook around your handlebar stem post and the other around your seat post, and close the hooks. The hooks open outward - parallel with the bar - to help you avoid interference from the seat and handlebars during installation. The bar has red "Up" indicators on each end to help prevent incorrect installation.


Vinyl-Coated Hooks

Swagman Deluxe Adapter Bar Vinyl Collars

The hooks have a soft vinyl coating that won't scratch or scuff your bikes' paint. The bar is constructed of durable steel and has a black powder coat finish that resists rust.



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Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Swagman Hitch Bike Racks 64005 Review

Today we are going to show you part number S64005 from Swagman. This is their DLX Bicycle Adapter. What the DLX adapter will do for you is level out your bike on your bicycle rack. So if you have an alternative frame or a ladies bike, it keeps them from sitting at extreme angles on your bicycle rack.

We will go ahead and show you how to install this on our bicycle here. We have an alternative frame bicycle, and it is pretty easy to install. We will start with the front half underneath the handlebars here. Just open it up, pushing this button here. And then slide it around and snap it back into place. And do the same thing with the back half. Push the button to open it up and it will go underneath the seat. And let it spring back to its natural position. And you can see there is plenty of movement. And then you can go ahead and simply carry the bike that way. As you can see the bicycle carrier will do the same thing.

All right, we will go ahead and install it on a typical bicycle rack here. With the adapter bar installed, you can see that the bike sits a lot more level than it would before.And there you have it for part number S64005 from Swagman, the DLX Adapter Bar.


Customer Reviews

Swagman Deluxe Bike Frame Adapter Bar for Women's, Children's, and Alternative Frame Bikes - 64005

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (331 Customer Reviews)

Adapter bar lets you carry a woman's, child's, or full-suspension bicycle on your hanging-style, hitch-mounted bike rack. Spring-loaded bar telescopes from 22" to 29" long. Vinyl-coated hooks won't scratch your bike.

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I had previously purchased the swagman deluxe bike frame adapter bar to use on my bike when my husband and I took our bikes to the bike trails. When my grand daughter wanted me to pick her up from school one day to take her to the bike trails I realized that I didn't have an adapter bar for her bike so that it would fit on my bike rack so I ordered another one because I like this one so much. Now we have no problems when I need to transport both womens bikes. It arrived quickly and I had no problems. I would recommend this product to anyone who has a women's or childrens bike to transport on a bike rack. Well worth the price and very reasonable price also. 573775



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Too big for the woman bike doesn’t fit well it’s a poor design. 538344



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The adapter doesn't fit as well on my particular bike frame, so it's a little tricky to get the bike on and off the bike rack. However, it does the job. 573154



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Works but it seems like it could inadvertently open up while going down the road. 553040



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The bar arrived and we installed on the womens bike so that it would fit on the bike rack. 542837



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The frame adapter is certainly substantial but I would like to see the clasping arrangement a little more secure. I haven't used it yet so the proof will be in the pudding! 554999



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Seems to work okay for our ladies bike but to secure it onto the horizontal bike rack couplings, it has square ends on both sides of the housing and the couplings accommodate a round bar. I will work, just not the right fit. 541112



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I’ve arrived at a point where I visit the etrailer website first to obtain detailed information on the products I’m interested in. I then do some comparison shopping to verify Quality, Pricing and Availability. The pricing is always competitive, but their service levels are extraordinary. The communications are excellent, and the follow-up (during ordering, after ordering, and after delivery) is top notch. I’ve ordered several times now from etrailer, and most the time they have the products in inventory ready for rapid delivery. On the occasions I’ve ordered a non-stocked product, I’ve received the products before the indicated times. Their service levels have kept me as a dedicated returning customer. Thanks for all you do. 551393



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Swagman, product worked for our EXACT needs! helped "equalize" 4 bicycles, of varying shapes and sizes, in order to mount them all on our bike carrier. etrailer.com has one of the BEST customer service programs I have EVER come across...HIGHLY recommend! 521081



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Works just like it should. makes carrying my bike on my rack easier and not so crooked. Strong, no problems worrying if it will stay put or hold the bike. I use it on a specialized womens rockhopper comp and a Framed Minnesota 2.0 fat bike. 571349



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The "Swagman Easy-Out Women's and Alternative Frame Bike Adapters" were highly recommended to me by bike enthusiasts. These are a welcome addition to our bike rack for this coming spring, summer and fall months. I've always had problems carrying my wife's mountain bike and last year my new "Townie" - these devices will end me time and difficulty with mounting our bikes and removing then removing them from our carrier. We'll spend more time enjoying our bikes! 33350



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I purchased two of these, one for a kids 20" bike (fits, but barely) and one for an adult women's bike. They are both very easy to use and absolutely do the job they are supposed to do. We used them the day after receiving and within 3 weeks we've traveled more than 1,200 miles with the bikes on the back of a 2015 Subaru Outback. I spent a great deal of time researching and I am 100% satisfied with my choice, it is a great product. Happy to answer questions from the customer perspective as needed. 218091



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This thing is cool. The other night I was researching hitches and bike racks when I realized my wife's bike was not going to fit on any rack. So I was initially disappointed, then I came across this thing. I got it earlier this week and opened it tonight (by the way, I ordered Sunday night, had two or three messages from etrailer by Monday before I woke up, the last of which was telling me my order shipped - pretty awesome). It fit right on her bike and gave me a way to hang it on the rack in the garage and the rack on the car. Works great. I was concerned it would not be sturdy, but it is quite strong. Not worried about heading down the road next weekend with it. 21775



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The 2 bike frame adapters are perfect for our 2 new electric bikes. Because of knee issues we ordered walk-through models, but they are hard to install on a bike carrier so these adapters make everything work together. They were well-packaged and delivered quickly to our door. etrailer.com has been a great company to work with; we've ordered other items for our boat trailer and a hanging bike rack too. I especially appreciate George from etrailer.com keeping us informed every step of the way, and it's nice that they acknowledged we are returning customers. A little thing but appreciated. We are very glad we found etrailer.com a few years back and will continue to do business with them in the future. Don't waste your time with other sites. etrailer.com will have you covered and their instructional videos are the best on the entire web! 445923



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It works as advertised, however, the dimensions are a little off. It says it fits 16" to 19", but, I bought it to use on my grandson's bike that measures 17" and it just barely fits. I would say it is a little large but it works for the short distance I need to transport his bike. If I were using it on a regular basis I might consider returning it because it would eventually wear off the paint. It also allows the bike to bounce a lot because it is not really attached to the bike. 173356



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I bought this one because the other snap kind adaptor almost caused me an accident on the freeway. The snap was unlocked while I was carrying the bike. So..I think this one has the pins lock. It should not come off easily. The problem is..it's not easy to put it on. The front part is not bad you just turn the knob. The back part is not easy. I don't know why they just use a knob like the front!!! Another thing the bar came in 2 pcs and they can come apart so easy. When putting on the bike, it feel loose. 8247



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This adapter was just what I was looking for, and etrailer was the place to get it! Works great on my wife's bike for the bicycle hook in the garage, and the carrier on the car. Easy to use, and a good price, along with quick service. Ordered Monday, it arrived Friday. 89917


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We could not go without it. It can be a little tricky putting it on the bike, however, its a lot easier once you put it on and take it off the bike a few times. We use it to carry my wifes bike on the carrier, and for hanging it on the hook in the garage.

Roger W - 07/25/2014

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I was unsure of which alternative frame bike adapter to buy so I bought two (S64004 and S64005). After using both of these, I would ONLY buy product S64005. The S64004 product is very cumbersome to put on your bike. The tubes don't stay together and it will take you 15mins to get it put on your bike. Also, it will scratch your seat post and handlebar stem. The S64005 bike adapter is the one to buy! It is very simple and easy design. Very easy to get on and off your bike in 1min. The tubes stay together with a magnet type design. No scratches, no hassle! I would recommend buying this product for sure! (S64005!!) 20646



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Absolutely Wunderbar (wonderful)! etrailer support U.S. Service member by being one of the ONLY online vehicle equipment ordering organizations that ships to an APO address. (and I searched a ton of them) I live in Germany and work for the DoD. After researching SEVERAL sites to purchase and ship a trailer hitch, bike rack, mountain bike mount and electrical system to support it for my needs, I discovered my ONLY solution I was etrailer. Lots of others had the gear I required, but NONE of them, would ship to an APO address. Yes, the prices were just a bit higher than a few of the other sites, but without the ability to ship to an APO, the price difference was negligable. So, the GREAT things about etrailer; 1. Easy/simple ordering process 2. great seach tool capability, allowing me to find everything I needed and recommended other items I may not have thought about. 3. Simple / well layed out online order ability. 4. Amazingly quick, delivery. Within 10 days of my order being placed, I had everything in the mail. Yes, shipping cost a bit more than desired, but again, paying a bit more to ship at least allowed it to actually BE shipped to my APO. I've already had hitch and electrical installed and I'll be heading out camping this weekend, WITH my bikes in TOW and all thanks to etrailers exceptional support. Thanks ETRAILER Jason S. 52004



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Seems like a nice product when you first hold it in your hands. Solid build and tough quality. It does what it is supposed to do very well, which is to give you additional clearance on odd frames, like women's specific geometry, to mount to the rack. The biggest problem is because of the needs of the design, the bike will sway quite a lot. So much so that it totally negates the benefit of the swagman XP standard racks rock solid mounting. I had to strap down the bike to ensure the bike doesn't sway so much. It may be a necessary evil... but the jury is out as I just got it and only got 3.5 hours of driving with it. 23802



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This frame bike adapter 64005 is very nice easy to use and seems to work well. Frank k. 213387


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its the best very happy with it.

Frank k - 07/20/2016

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I have a comfort bike and an Subaru Impreza that sits close to the ground. This combination has the front tire of my bike sitting too close for comfort to the ground when on a hill or incline. If the part that hooks to the front of the bike could push that end of the bike up a few more inches, it would be excellent. I'm currently using layers of Velcro around the bike to give it this boost. 82413


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Still using Velcro, but overall, Im happy with my purchase. I have noticed a little rust on the buttons that open each end of the adapter, which is strange because its never been in the rain or gotten wet.

Angel M - 05/29/2014

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The moisture in the air can be enough to get these stamped metal buttons to rust a bit. A spray of oil or something like WD-40 every now and then will help slow it.

-- Patrick B - 6/4/2014


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We love the bike rack. Very well built. We had a girls bike that we also got the adapter bar to fit the rack. Very sturdy & well built also. Couldn't be happier with the rack & the service we had ordering it. 135049



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I was unsure of which alternative frame bike adapter to buy so I bought two (S64004 and S64005). After using both of these, I would ONLY buy product S64005. The S64004 product is very cumbersome to put on your bike. The tubes don't stay together and it will take you 15mins to get it put on your bike. Also, it will scratch your seat post and handlebar stem. The S64005 bike adapter is the one to buy! It is very simple and easy design. Very easy to get on and off your bike in 1min. The tubes stay together with a magnet type design. No scratches, no hassle! I would recommend buying this product for sure! (S64005!!) 20647



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It works as advertised, however, the dimensions are a little off. It says it fits 16" to 29", but, I bought it to use on my grandson's bike that measures 17" and it just barely fits. I would say it is a little large but it works for the short distance I need to transport his bike. If I were using it on a regular basis I might consider returning it because it would eventually wear off the paint. It also allows the bike to bounce a lot because it is not really attached to the bike. 173358



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Product works great for keeping bikes level on rack. Bought one for my men's bike too so I can reduce the wear and tear on the top tube. 107490


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After a year, the product is still working great. Because they are in the weather so much, a little light lube was used to keep the mechanisms working freely, but theres no deterioration of product function. These make loading multiple bikes a pleasure now rather than a puzzle.

Bill U - 11/15/2014

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Works as designed but it does not seem to have a way of locking it onto the bike for theft security. 116258


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I bought a new car-I had a Camry and now a Honda CRV. I went to e-trailer to purchase the appropriate hitch for the CRV so I could still use the Swagman Bike Rack. What I did not count on was Swagmans ability to tilt out of the way of the CRVs lift tail gate. I was happy about this. Great rack!

Norm E - 02/12/2015

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I called Swagman with the problem that my daughter's new bike couldn't fit in the existing bike rack cradles. They directed me to eTrailers and gave me the part number I needed. Less than a week later the adapter arrived, and it is just what I needed. My only minor problem was that my daughter has her seat adjusted low, so I had to move the reflector off the seat stem in order to make room for the adapter. 25075



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Easy to use... 53031



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Don't have bikes with a straight bar, so needed these to work with the bike rack, Well made simple to use, 405236



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The Standard Bike Adapter Bar works great on my wife's bike using a two bike rack. 8472



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I was looking for something to help hang my wife's bike on a car bike rack. The girls style bike is hard to hang properly if at all. I found this adapter bar on etrailer. I ordered it and wow.....Works nice, just what I needed. The service from trailer IS top notch. I was told personally when my order would arrive @ wanting to use it for a vacation very soon. I will do business again with trailer. Thank you. 84111



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Stupid easy to use. In fact, so easy I was convinced I must be missing a part or something. It worked well and I could not have loaded my women's bicycle onto the rack without it. It's hard to see in my picture but it's right under he seat of the grey bike on the front. 426837



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Quality product, does the job for kid’s bikes. Will not work on 16” kid’s bike, however — won’t collapse that small. 440531



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I have a female bike so I needed the adapter so my bike could fit on the bike rack. Customer Service helped me select the product. I recommend product. 183018



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Thule 4 bike rack was exactly as advertised. High quality product, delivered within 4 days. Easy assembly and your website videos are thorough and appreciated. Will definitely use etrailer.com for future purchases. 428481


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Still performing great.

Steve B - 09/04/2018

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These worked exactly as they should. They made all our bikes at one level which reduced looking at the bikes in the rear view mirror. 561185



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Works just as described. Easy to use 553024



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The seller provided very quick delivery and followed up to ensure that I had received the bike frame adapter and that I was satisfied. The adapter arrived quickly and in good condition. It is very well made and works as described. Excellent product and transaction with this seller. 546226



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Great product, Even though I didn’t find instructions it was pretty self explanatory. I am excited that I can use my bicycle rack now and don’t have to fanagel it into the back of my Jeep. 542847



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Haven't used this product much, but works great no problems for the money 542175



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Simple to use. Had a worker at the bike shop show me how to use it on a new bike, but very easy to use. 542150



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I bought two of these bars for girls bikes, they allowed the bikes to be mounted on the rack just as easy as a boys bike. With out them, the girls bikes would be oddly mounted and could cause problems mounting other bikes. Great addition to the bike rack, you can't go wrong buying this. 541802



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works great for transporting wife's bike with swagman bike rack. 541279



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If you have a bike that doesn't fit on a car bike rack, this will do the trick. Works great! 540289



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It does exactly what I needed it to do, my wife's bike would not fit on our bike carrier and with this it will. 539928



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Excellent invention to carry non-standard or girl's bikes on a bike rack. A must buy! 527799



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Worked as described. 398298


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So far so good. All products have worked out just as described.

Wayne H - 06/28/2018

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It fits my wife’s old mountain bike well. It would get narrow enough to clamp on my 16” son’s bike but then there wasn’t enough room between the bar and the bike’s top tube to put in on the Thule Vertex 4 bike rack. It is high quality, well made, and easy to use. No problems. 594016



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Works OK, does the job, but doesn't hold the bike up as much as I was hoping. 589583


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  • First, the FullSwing, # Y02465 and the SwingDaddy, # Y02464 have comparable arm spacing of approximately 11 inches on center. The SwingDaddy has been around longer. The FullSwing is a new rack and features several upgrades from the SwingDaddy. The cradles on each rack can be adjusted but on the FullSwing the cradles are on a track type of system on the undersides of the arms. This makes adjusting the spacing between the bikes easy. The SwingDaddy cradles would have to be rotated while...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for Pop Up Camper
  • The Trailer Bumper Hitch Receiver, part # E-100, can be used on a pop-up camper with up to a 4 inch square bumper. However, you cannot exceed the limits of your camper bumper. The bumper towing and tongue capacities may be indicated on the bumper itself, but if not you could check your camper owner's manual or contact the manufacturer of your camper. You can view some general information on towing and the rest of the RV bumper hitches we offer at the links provided. You are going...
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  • Differences Between the Thule Archway, Gateway and Passage
  • The best of the three you mentioned is the Thule Archway XT part # TH9009XT. This rack has an integrated cable lock and upgraded frame cradles. Aside from that it is the exact same as the # TH9006XT. The big advantage the two mentioned racks have over the # TH910XT is the adjustable arms. This rack has a fixed position for the arms of the rack so the bikes might be carried at a sharp angle. The other two racks allow you to adjust the angle of the arms so that the bikes can be carried...
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  • Using Trunk Mounted Bike Rack on 2007 Honda Odyssey
  • Thule does not recommend using any rear strap-mounted bike rack on the Odyssey, due to the fact that the rear hatch that the rack would attach to is not strong enough to bear the weight of the rack and the bikes. Hollywood Racks makes a trunk mounted rack that would work for you. Their Over-The-Top model is available in a 2 bike version as part # HRF2 or as a 3 bike version, part # HRF2-3. The rack is designed differently than the Raceway Pro 3 you're asking about. The Over-The-Top uses...
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  • Does Thule # TH958 Parkway 2 Bike Rack Include Anti-Sway Cradles
  • The anti sway device mentioned in the video isn't included with the Thule # TH958 Parkway Bike Rack, It's sold separately. To add that feature, you'd need the following parts: 2) of the Anti-Sway Cages, part # 853-7758 2) Straps, part # 852-3006-001 Or, you can go with the Thule Roadway, part # TH912XTR which is less expensive than the Parkway rack you referred to, but is actually a better bike rack. The Roadway includes the anti-sway cradles you were asking about, but also uses...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Bike Rack for a 1997 Honda Accord
  • Yes we do have trailer hitches that will fit your 1997 Honda Accord. I recommend Draw-Tite hitch # 24616. It is the most popular hitch for you vehicle. To see how it installs I have included a link to the installation instructions for you. This and all of the hitches for your Accord are Class I hitches. This means that you will need to use a bike rack that is compatible with a Class I trailer hitch and that you are limited to 2 bikes maximum. I have included a link to the bike racks...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for 2014 Airstream Sport
  • I recommend going with the Stromberg Carlson Bike Bunk Trailer-Mounted Bike Carrier for A-Frame Trailers, # CC-275, and the Swagman Original 4 Bike Rack, # S64400, for your 2014 Airstream Sport Bambi. The Bike Bunk, # CC-275, mounts to the A-frame trailer tongue to allow you to carry any 2 inch hitch-mounted bike rack and has a 100 pound weight capacity. The Swagman Original, # S64400, was designed to provide lasting toughness and has a carrying capacity of 35 pounds per bike. Please...
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  • Comparing the Thule Apex and Yakima FullSwing Swinging Bike Carriers for a 2013 Volkswagen Touareg
  • Having used both the Thule Apex # TH9027 and the Yakima FullSwing, # Y02465, I can say that the Apex is superior in just about every way (in my opinion). The cradles on the Apex are much better at protecting the bikes as you have said. the rubber straps are durable as long as they are not overstretched (they just have to be snug, not as tight as they can be), and the adapter bolts on and is made of metal so no worries about it. Both carriers have a built in anti-rattle device that...
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  • Recommended Trunk Mount Bike Rack that Won't Scratch or Dent 2015 Mercedes-Benz 300C
  • Let me begin by saying that anytime you have a piece of equipment strapped to the painted finish of a vehicle, the potential for scratches or dents exists, no getting around it. This being said, the risks can be minimized by putting as little weight as possible on the racks and by observing the racks weight capacity, by installing the rack exactly as described in the instructions, and by keeping the surfaces where the rack and vehicle touch absolutely clean. A good coat of quality car...
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  • Recommended RV And Front Hitch Mounted Bike Rack
  • If you are looking for a 2 bike rack, I recommend the Swagman Dispatch 2 Bike Platform Rack - 2" Hitches # S64684. This rack holds bikes at the wheels as well as at the frame for a very controlled ride. This rack is designed for RV use, so it is sturdy and it comes with an anti-rattle hitch lock and cable to secure your investment. If you are looking for more bikes or a hanging rack option, I recommend the Yakima LongHaul 4 Bike Rack - 2" Hitches - Silver # Y02476. This is a heavy...
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  • Will Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier Interfere With Back up Sensors On 2017 Subaru Forester
  • When you use any hitch mounted accessory like a bike or cargo carrier in your trailer hitch, it will likely set the backup sensors off. If the rack does not set the sensors off, the bikes probably will. You may have a setting that allows you to mute the sensors when you are carrying bikes. When choosing any accessory for your Forester you want to make sure you have enough clearance at the back of the vehicle. I have attached a helpful article that explains how you can measure to make...
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  • Preventing Bike Wheels From Spinning When Carried on Hitch-Mounted Bike Rack
  • You can use a strap like the Thule Tie-Down Strap, part # 753-2030-03 to secure the front wheel to the frame of the bike or the bike rack to prevent it from turning or spinning. Also when carrying womens, childrens, or alternative frame bicycles, I would recommend using the Swagman Frame Bike Adapter Bar, part # 64005. This will allow you to carry those types of bikes level on your bike rack. I have included some links to instructions and videos for you.
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  • Recommended Front Mounted Bike Rack For Ford E450 Van Chassis
  • We do offer several types of bike carriers designed and rated for use on the front of an RV, including the platform style such as the Swagman Dispatch # S64684. This carrier features a folding upright mast that allows you access to the vehicle cargo area when the rack is unloaded. All RV-rated bike racks for 2-inch hitches are shown on the linked page. The Swagman Dispatch # S64684 is a great choice for an RV rack. It includes locks for both the rack itself and your loaded bikes; its...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback
  • There are many different styles of bike racks that you can use on your 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback, but due to the spoiler that comes on the rear hatch of your vehicle, I would recommend using a roof or hitch mounted bike rack over a trunk mounted bike rack. The rear spoiler on your vehicle was not designed to support any type of weight and it will be forced to support the weight of a bike rack and bikes when you use a trunk mounted bike rack. Instead, I would recommend looking into...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for a Leased 2017 Subaru Impreza 5-Door Hatchback
  • I did some checking and there are some trunk mount bike racks that you can use on your leased 2017 Subaru Impreza 5-door hatchback. For a 2-bike rack you can use either the Yakima HalfBack # Y02636 or the FullBack # Y02634. For 3 bikes the HalfBack model is # Y02635 and the FullBack model is # Y02633. These racks will work even if the vehicle has a rear spoiler at the top of the hatch because the rack is positioned in such a way as to not put any stress on the spoiler. I included a picture...
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  • Comparing the Chinook and G10 Bike Racks for a 2007 Chevy Equinox
  • The Swagman Chinook # S64683 and G10 # S64682 are similar but there are some key differences. The G10 uses 2 rails with 2 wheel cradles each so it theoretically is compatible with more bike styles. Other than that they operate the same way. The XTC # S64670 does not tilt down so it would not really be comparable to either of the above bike racks. Also, there is no guarantee that you would be able to open the rear hatch on the vehicle with the bikes loaded on either of the top two...
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  • Which Class III Trailer Hitch for a 2017 Subaru Forester has the Best Ground Clearance
  • Hidden Hitch as a brand is being phased out but the same company makes Draw-Tite hitches. So for your 2017 Subaru Forester the Draw-Tite Class III hitch is # 75876. When we installed this hitch on a 2017 Subaru Forester, see video link, it measured 13-3/4 inches from the ground to the top of the receiver opening. So to the bottom of the receiver that distance would be approximately 11-1/2 inches. The other Class III option is Curt hitch # C13144. When we installed it the distance from...
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