Best 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Bike Racks

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Swagman Pick Up Truck Bed Bike Racks Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, we're going to be doing a test fit of this Swagman Pick-Up Truck-Bed-Mounted 2-Bike Carrier. This will be part number S64702. A few things I'm going to go over before we get it up in there. Make sure that you unlock your lock here by simply turning it and making sure it's in the unlock position. You push in and then you'll turn it, so unlock it, and then we'll press on the lever. This will allow us to collapse it like so, and then this will be our tensioner when we get it in the truck.



Yakima ForkLift Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, were going to be test fitting the Yakima Forklift, a fork mount roof bike rack with part number Y02098. With our Yakima Q-towers roof rack system already installed on the Silverado, well begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly onto our crossbars. Here at the front, were going to remove the skewer, slide back the black plastic cover, and loosen the T-handle. This will allow us to remove the T-bolt through the slot. Well then separate our clamp, bring the lower portion of our clamp around the underside of our crossbar, reinsert our T-bolt through the slot, and tighten it down with the black T-handle. We can then slide our black plastic cover forward, and reinsert our skewer. With our front secured, its time to move to the rear.



Swagman Upright Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. We're going to be test fitting the Swagman upright roof bike rack. Part number S64720. With our Yakima Q Tower roofrack system already installed on the Silverado, we'll begin our test fit by placing the bike rack directly on to our crossbars. To get the front, we'll bring one of the U bolts around the underside of our crossbar, fit it up through the head of the carrier and thread on two wing nuts. We'll then take a second U bolt, bring it around the underside of our crossbar, up through the head of the carrier, and secure it with two wing nuts and well. We'll then tighten down all four of our wing nuts, and that will have the front of our rack secured through our vehicle.



Thule Apex 4 Swing Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 model, we will be test fitting the Thule Apex Swing, a swinging 4 bike rack for 2-inch hitches, part number TH9027. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, holding out on the attached fin as we do that. We'll line up our pin holes, allow the attached fin to fall into place, and then tighten the black knob to engage our anti-rattle device and further secure our rack to our vehicle. With our rack in this position, we'll have about 15-1/2 inches worth of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back of our vehicle is about 1-1/2 inches, and overall, we've added about 11-1/2 inches to the length of the Silverado. Pulling the gray lever on the top of the mast will allow us to swing out our dual cradle arms. With our arms extended, we've added about 35-1/2 inches to the length of our Silverado. Now we'll ready for our bike. We'll begin by undoing our cradle straps. We'll then grab our bike, place it into the cradles, and secure it with the straps.



Swagman XTC4 Wheel Mount Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today, on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, we'll be test fitting the Swagman XTC4 4-Bike Rack for 2-inch hitches, part number S64665. Let's get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver. We'll line up the pinholes, thread in the anti-rattle bolt, and tighten it with a quick turn of the wrench. Be sure to insert your Cotter pin on the other side. With the rack installed, our ground clearance is about 15-1/2 inches. The closest point from the back of the truck to the rack is about 3 inches, and the overall length added to the back of our truck is about 11-1/2 inches. By pulling the pin at the bottom of the mast, this puts our rack into the platform position.



SportRack Hitch Platform 4 Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, we'll be test fitting this sport rack for bike crack for two-inch hitches. Part number SR2902. Let's get started by sliding the sink of the bike rack into the receiver. We'll line up the pin holes and thread in the entire rattle bolt, and we the quick turn of the wrench, we'll have it tigthen up. With the rack installed, you'll see our ground clearance is about 17 inches. The closest point from the back of truck to the bike rack is about seven inches, and the overall length extended to the back of our truck is about 47 inches.



Softride Dura Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, well be test fitting the Softride Dura Parallelogram 4-Bike Rack for 1-1/4 and 2 inch hitches, part number SR26247. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin holes and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tighten it with a wrench, and secure it with the lock. Now well go over a few clearance of measurements. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our vehicle is about 8 inches. Weve added about 38 inches to the overall length of our Silverado.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 series, we'll be test fitting the Thule Vertex, a tilting 4 Bike Rack for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches, part number TH9029. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll line up our pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt, and tighten it down with a wrench. In this position, we have about 15-1/4" worth of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back of the truck is about 3-1/2", and overall we've added about 10-1/2" to the length of the Silverado. Pulling the gray lever at the base of the mast will allow you to tilt it away from your vehicle. As you can see here, this allows full access to our tailgate. With the mast back in its upright position, we'll pull the gray lever at the top of the mast.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 model, we'll be test fitting the Thule Hitching Post Pro, a Folding Tilting 4 Bike Rack for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches, part number TH934XTR. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll then line up our pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt, and tighten it with a wrench. In this position, we'll have about 15" worth of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back of our Silverado is about 7", and overall we've added about 15" to the length of our truck. By pulling the gold pin at the base of the mast, we can tilt it away from our vehicle. This is going to give us full access to our tailgate. With the mast back in its upright position, we'll pull the gold pin at the top of the mast.



Thule Helium Aero Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Series, well be test fitting the Thule Helium Aero Two Bike Rack for 1-1/4 and 2 inch hitches, part number TH9042. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, allow the included pin to fall into place and then use the hand knobs to secure the bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now well go over a few clearance of measurements. We have about 16-1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our vehicle is about 3-1/2 inches. Weve added about 20 inches to the overall length of our Silverado.We can pull the lever on the backside of the bike rack and allow it to tilt away from the vehicle.



Swagman Jackknife Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 model, we will be test fitting the Swagman Jackknife, a Tilting 2 Bike Rack for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches, part number S63450. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. We'll then line up our pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt, and tighten it down with a wrench. In this position, you'll have about 15" of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back of our vehicle is about 10-3/4", and overall we've added about 19" to the length of the Silverado. By pulling the silver pin at the base of the rack, we can tilt it away from our vehicle, giving us full access to the tailgate and loading area. With our mast back in its upright position, we'll pull the black lever on the top of the rack. This is going to allow us to swing out our dual cradle arms, as well as our rear wheel cradles.



SportRack Super EZ Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Series, we will be test fitting the Sport Rack Super EZ, a platform style 2-bike rack for 1-1/4 and 2 inch hitches, part number SR2901LR. Well begin the test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch, well line up our pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt, then tighten it down with the wrench. Well then want to secure it with the provided lock. As you can see with the rack in this position, we have about 18-1/4 inches worth of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back of our Silverado is about 9 inches, and overall weve added about 24-1/2 inches to our truck. By pulling the two outside black pins in the rear of the rack, we can unfold our wheel cradles and do the loading position. Pulling the black pin on the bottom of our center mast, allows us to tilt it away from our truck.



SportRack 3 Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, we'll be test fitting the SportRack 3 Bike Rack for 1-1/4-inch and 2-inch hitches, part number SR2403. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. We'll line up our pin holes and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench. Now, we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our Silverado is about 5-1/2 inches, and we've added about 15 inches to the overall length of our vehicle. We'll pull the pin and clip at the base of the bike rack and allow it to tilt away from our Silverado. This gives us full access to the bed of our truck by being able to fully open our tailgate. With the mast back in its upright position and the pin and clip reinstalled, we'll pull the pin at the top of the mast to bring out our dual arms.



Softride Hang2 Tilting Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today, on our 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500, we will be test fitting the Softride Hang2, a tilting 2-bike rack for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches. Part number SR27041. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. Well line up our pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt, and tighten it down with a wrench. In this position, well have about 15-1/2 worth of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back of our truck is going to be about 4-1/2, and overall, weve added about 19-1/2 to the length of the Silverado. Well now extend our upper arms by pulling the two silver pins, rotating them into the 12 oclock position, and insert the pins to resecure it.



Softride Element Hitch Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, we're going to be test fitting the Softride Element Parallelogram tilting 4-bike rack for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches, part number SR26248. We'll get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver. You'll line up your pin holes and in the anti-rattle bolt, and tighten up with a quick turn of the wrench. You'll see you have a ground clearance of about 15-1/2". The closest point between the back of the truck and the rack is about 6-1/2", and the overall length added to the back of our truck is about 17". To bring out the cradle arms, you'll remove the pin at the top of the mast.



Saris Thelma 3 Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, we're going to be installing the Saris Thelma 3 Bike Rack for 1-1/4-inch and 2-inch hitches, part number SA4239B. We'll get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver. We'll line up the pin holes and thread in the anti-rattle bolt and tighten it up with a quick turn of the wrench. Be sure to insert the cotter pin on the other side. You'll see that you have a ground clearance of about 16 inches. The closest point from the back of the truck to the rack is about 2-1/2 inches, and overall, you've added about 15 inches to the back of the Silverado. Let's put the rack into loading position by pulling the pin at the bottom of the mast. Be sure to insert the pin to secure it in place.



Saris Cycle-On 2 Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, we'll be test fitting the Saris CycleOn 2 Bike Rack for 2-inch hitches, part number SA4024. Let's get started by sliding the shank of the rack into the receiver. We'll line up the pin holes and thread in the anti-rattle bolt and tighten it up with a quick turn of the wrench. You'll see here, there's about 15 inches of ground clearance. The closest point from the back of the truck to the rack is about 9 inches, and the overall length added to the back of the Silverado is about 19 inches. To put the rack into loading position, pull the pin at the bottom of the mast. Once the mast is tilted back, reinsert the pin to secure it in place. With the rack in platform position, your ground clearance is now about 22 inches.



Saris Axis Tilting 2 Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, were going to be test fitting the Saris Axis 2-Bike Rack for 1-1/4 and 2 hitches, part number SA832. Lets get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack in to the receiver. Were going to line up the pinholes, thread in the anti-rattle bolt, and tighten it up with a quick turn of the wrench. Be sure to insert the cotter pin on the other side of the bolt. Youll notice you have a ground clearance of about 15 inches. The closest point between the bike rack and the back of the truck is about 8 inches.



Saris Axis 3 Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, we're going to be test fitting the Saris Axis three bike rack for one and a quarter and two inch hitches, part number SA843B. We'll get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver. Line up your pin holes and thread in the anti-rattle bolt and tighten it up with a wrench. Install your lock on the other side. With the rack in place, you'll see that your ground clearance is about sixteen inches. The closest point between the back of the truck and the bike rack is about seven and a half inches, and the overall length added to the back of the Silverado is about eighteen inches. By pulling the T handle at the bottom of the mast, you can tilt the bike rack back. You can see here there's plenty of room to open up the tail gate.



Rhino-Rack 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado we will be test fitting the Rhino Rack 4 bike rack for 2 inch hitches, part number RBC038. Lets get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver, well line up our pinholes, thread in the anti-rattle bolt and tighten with a wrench and then install your lock. With the rack in place our ground clearance is about 16 and a half inches. Our closest point from the back of the truck to the rack is about 8 inches and the overall length added to the back of the truck is about 17 inches. By pulling the pin at the bottom of the mast you can tilt the rack back, this gives you full access to the tailgate.Next, well pull the pin at the top of the mast, swing or cradle arms out and reinsert the pin to secure it in place. Next you undo the cradle straps, grab our bike, place it on the rack, tighten your cradle straps and you are good to go.



Hollywood Racks Traveler 5 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, we'll be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Traveler, five bike rack for two inch hitches, part number HR9200. Let's get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack in to the receiver. You'll line up your pin holes, thread in the anti-rattle bolt, and tighten it with a quick turn of the wrench. Be sure to install your cotter pin on the other side of the bolt. Once in place, you'll see your ground clearance is about five and a half inches. Your closest point from the back of the truck to the rack is about twelve and a half inches, and the overall dimensions added to the back of the truck is about twenty-one inches. By pulling the pin at the bottom of the mast, you can tilt the rack back to have full access to the back of your Silverado. Next, we're going to turn the knob on the side of the rack at the top of the mast.





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