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Replacement Fat Tire Rear Wheel Holder & Strap - Thule T1 or T2 Classic Platform Bike Racks - Qty 1

Replacement Fat Tire Rear Wheel Holder & Strap - Thule T1 or T2 Classic Platform Bike Racks - Qty 1

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Replaces a damaged fat tire rear wheel holder and wheel strap for your Thule T1 platform bike rack (TH9041) or Thule T2 Classic (TH9044, TH9045, or TH9046) platform bike rack. 1-833-496-1390 to order Thule accessories and parts part number 7521568001 or order online at Free expert support on all Thule products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Fat Tire Rear Wheel Holder & Strap - Thule T1 or T2 Classic Platform Bike Racks - Qty 1. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Replaces a damaged fat tire rear wheel holder and wheel strap for your Thule T1 platform bike rack (TH9041) or Thule T2 Classic (TH9044, TH9045, or TH9046) platform bike rack.


  • Replaces 1 fat tire rear wheel holder and 1 wheel strap for your Thule T1 platform bike rack (TH9041) or Thule T2 Classic (TH9044, TH9045, or TH9046) platform bike rack

7521568001 Replacement Fat Tire Rear Wheel Holder and Wheel Strap for Thule T1 or T2 Classic Platform Bike Racks - Qty 1

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Video Transcript for Review of Thule T2 Fat Tire Rear Wheel Holder - 7521568001

Michael: Hi there, I'm Michael with Today we're going to take a quick look at this replacement fat tire rear wheel holder. This is going to replace a damaged fat tire rear wheel holder for your T2 Classic platform bike rack, whether that be for the 2" hitches or 1-1/4" hitches, or for the two bike add-on or the two-bike holder. Just like the original, this is designed to keep that fat rear tire in place as you're going down the road.It's going to include the strap here to make sure that that tire stays in place. And because this is a Thule product, you can trust it's going to work for your platform bike rack. You're not going to have to worry about any compatibility issues or anything like that.

It is a direct replacement for Thule. If you are needing a replacement for your T2 platform bike rack for your fat tire bikes, this is going to be the piece for you. That's going to complete our look for today. Again, I'm Michael with Thanks for watching..

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Replacement Fat Tire Rear Wheel Holder & Strap - Thule T1 or T2 Classic Platform Bike Racks - Qty 1 - 7521568001

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (122 Customer Reviews)

Replaces a damaged fat tire rear wheel holder and wheel strap for your Thule T1 platform bike rack (TH9041) or Thule T2 Classic (TH9044, TH9045, or TH9046) platform bike rack.


Had an old bike rack, was not sure parts were still available. Etrailer customer service was extremely helpful making sure I ordered what I needed. Thank You customer service.

Parts are still working as expected. No issues or concerns. When I had questions at the time I was ordering customer service was very helpful in getting the right parts.
Steven - 10/10/2022


Ordered the Thule T2 replacement Fat Tire rear wheel holder and Fat Tire front wheel tray(X2) for my Sport Works bike rack. (Thule bought them out a few years ago). The parts bolted right up and work great. Remember to move the rear wheel strap into the longer reach holder notch so it fits around 4-5 inch fatty wheels.


The reason I did not give a higher rating than average is I had to modify the product. There is a slot on the inside rectangle for a screw on the bike rack. That screw prevents the rear tire holder from sliding off the rack. The slot was on the wrong side. I just drilled a hole on the other side of my rack to accommodate the screw. If I did not do that then the strap would have been on the inside making it awkward too put over the back tire and connect.

You mentioned that you needed to drill a hole on the rack to make room for the screw. I wanted to ask you a few follow up questions. Would you be able to send a picture? Was your bike rack a Thule T1 or T2 Classic platform rack? Were you installing the holder on the rear wheel hoop?
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 04/25/2022


The Classic platform worked great. Unfortunately, I had initially ordered a Pro Platform Tray that did not fit. I have been told I will be charged $[XX] in shipping fee to send it back. That seems excessive.


Perfectly matches my other rear tie down.
Great description and sizing. Makes it easy to be sure you have the rights you need.


Very happy to find this replacement part for my Thule bike rack. The old one came loose and let my bike drag in the roadway!


Quick and easy replacement of the read tire cinch component. Very happy to be able to order this as a replacement part vs. buying the entire "fat bike" conversion kit for 2x-3x the price with extra parts I don't need!

The downside is that this particular part from Thule has two unreasonably thin plastic "tabs" that keep the strap in place. That's what broke on me previously and required ordering this new part and I assume in ~2 years will likely break again. This is a ~8 year old rack model though.


The new rear tire holder looks easier to use and well built I hope it holds up better than the origanal.


I purchased these rear wheel holders to replace my worn original ones as pictured given that Thule does not sell any strap buckles.

After installing these newer versions, as you see, the original stop designed on my bicycle carrier was reversed and has the buckle for the strap to engage facing the rear of the vehicle rather than towards the person installing the bicycle on the rack. That is, the original wheel holders had the insert to stop the wheel holder from sliding off on the opposing side of these newer models.

Not a problem, a new hole was drilled on the opposite side and the rack is was good as new,

A little pricey for an old bicycle carrier but I plan to run this for a long time.

etrailer delivered the goods as expected.


Works great both with my mountain bike bd road bike


Good quality but for fat tire bike the straps are short.I ordered longer strap.


I ordered the incorrect part for my Thule T2 bike rack. I was fortunate enough to reach someone in customer service that was considerate,kind,and understood what I needed. I appreciated the help , thank so much. The item itself is a better upgrade than the old one.


Excellent replacement for the original


Perfect solution, go online to get PDF from Thule for instructions. Block can accommodate both FAT tire and standard MTB tire.

PDF show different positions for strap.. make longer for fat tire setup.


Exactly as described. Easy to find replacement part. Other buyers should be aware that the strap comes in the shortest position. To truly fit most fat bikes you need to unscrew the unit and adjust the stopper position of the strap. Unexpected since this is the "fat bike" part, but no biggie. 4 minutes with a screwdriver and you're good to go.


First let’s start with the staff. The staff is extremely knowledgeable with everything they sell, I have purchased several items from them and they never seem to amaze me!! I have never dealt with a better staff!!! Now as for the parts they were a perfect fit and they saved me from having to buy a new bike rack!! Total install time was 10 minutes and they are a much better design than the original ones!!


Product worked as expected


Easy to install


Perfect replacement


Works great! Perfect fit!


Great service . Fast shipping .


I love the new and improved fat tire rear wheel holder & strap. So much better than the original one that came with my bike carrier. The older model could break so much easier as a person didn't know for sure how tight to strap the tire down. This new one you put the tire in and just pull down on the strap to slightly tighten and it locks right in place. I will purchase another one if and when my other holder breaks.


This is a great replacement part. It popped right smoothly and works great, much better than the stock ratchet clips that come with the rack.


Good product. Accurately described. Fast delivery.


1st order, got good follow up and they let me know status. Shipped right away. 2nd order on weekend same excellent follow up (on the weekend!), and they knew I was a repeat customer. Part was what I needed and worked perfectly.

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