Hollywood Racks TRS SE 2-Bike Platform Rack - 2" Hitches - Tilting - Wheel Mount

Hollywood Racks TRS SE 2-Bike Platform Rack - 2" Hitches - Tilting - Wheel Mount

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Platform-style rack holds 2 fat tire bikes by the wheels with ratcheting hooks, wheel stops, and straps - no frame contact. Rack tilts with bikes loaded for rear cargo area access and folds up for storage. Call 800-298-8924 to order Hollywood Racks hitch bike racks part number HR3500 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Hollywood Racks products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Hollywood Racks TRS SE 2-Bike Platform Rack - 2" Hitches - Tilting - Wheel Mount. Hitch Bike Racks reviews from real customers.
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Hollywood Racks Hitch Bike Racks - HR3500

  • Platform Rack
  • 2 Bikes
  • Hollywood Racks
  • Fold-Up Rack
  • Tilt-Away Rack
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Carbon Fiber Bikes
  • Fat Bikes
  • Heavy Bikes
  • Class 3
  • Wheel Mount
  • Bike and Hitch Lock

Platform-style rack holds 2 fat tire bikes by the wheels with ratcheting hooks, wheel stops, and straps - no frame contact. Rack tilts with bikes loaded for rear cargo area access and folds up for storage.


  • Hitch-mounted, platform-style rack carries up to 2 bikes on the back of your vehicle
    • Works with standard and fat tire bicycles
  • Padded, ratcheting hooks on pivoting arms hold your bikes securely by the front wheels - no frame contact
  • Front and back wheel straps and front wheel stops makes it easy to load bikes
    • Ratcheting wheel straps slide along tray to fit bikes of most lengths
    • Extra-wide wheel stops accommodate fat bike tires up to 4.5" wide
  • Spring pins let you tilt rack down or fold it up
    • Tilt the rack down with or without bikes loaded for cargo area access
    • Fold the rack up when not in use
  • Keyed-alike locking hitch pin and cable lock secures the rack to your vehicle and bikes to rack
    • Reduces movement and rattle in the hitch
  • Rust-resistant, steel construction with black powder coat finish
    • Black anodized aluminum wheel trays are corrosion resistant


  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Carrying capacity: 2 fat tire bicycles
  • Weight capacity: 50 lbs per bike
  • Strap length: 17"
  • Maximum tire width: 4.5"
  • Maximum wheelbase: 48"
  • Distance between bicycles: 13"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to:
    • Closest part of rack when folded up: 6-1/2"
    • Closest part of rack when folded down: 8-1/2"
    • End of bike rack when folded up: 16"
    • End of bike rack when folded down: 40"
  • Carrier weight: 52 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Approved for use on cars, trucks, SUVs, vans, and motorhomes - not approved for fifth wheels, travel trailers, or flat-towed vehicles

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The TRS SE platform-style hitch bike rack makes it simple to carry 2 standard or fat tire bikes on the rear of your vehicle. This rack uses ratcheting hooks, wheel stops, and straps to hold your bikes by the wheels with no frame contact. A locking hitch pin with an anti-rattle system tightens the rack's shank to your hitch receiver to prevent it from rattling around inside the receiver. Also, the rack tilts down with bikes loaded and folds up when not in use.

Wheel-Mount Design for Easy Bike Loading

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The rack uses a wheel-mount design that allows you to quickly load and carry bikes with no frame contact. It includes wide wheel stops that accommodate tires up to 4-1/2" wide and padded, ratcheting hooks on pivoting arms that secure your bikes by the wheels. The release buttons allow each hook to slide up the ratcheting arm for bike removal.

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The wheel trays accommodate bicycles with wheelbases up to 48" and include ratcheting wheel straps to keep your bikes in place.

Folding, Tilting Design

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The rack tilts, with or without bikes loaded, for easy access to your vehicle's rear cargo area. Simply remove the pivot pin, pull the bottom quick-release spring pin, and lower the rack.

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The rack also folds up against the back of your vehicle when it's not in use. To raise the rack, put the pivoting arms and wheel stops in the stowed position, pull the quick-release pin, and lift.

Tool-Free Installation with Anti-Rattle Device

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The TRS SE easily installs in your hitch with the included hitch pin. Just slide the shank into your receiver and insert the hitch pin. An integrated anti-wobble handle on the front of the unit tightens the rack's shank to your hitch receiver to prevent it from rattling around inside the tube. You don't need to pull out a wrench every time you install the rack on your hitch - just turn the handle to keep the rack from rattling.

Complete Security for Bikes and Rack

cable lock

The TRS comes with locks for both the rack and your bikes to deter theft. The lock pod on the hitch pin and the 8' long security cable lock are conveniently keyed alike.

HR3500 Hollywood Racks Tire Retention System 2 Fat Tire Bicycle Platform Rack - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount

HR3500 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details HR3500 Installation instructions

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

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Customer Reviews

Hollywood Racks TRS SE 2-Bike Platform Rack - 2" Hitches - Tilting - Wheel Mount - HR3500

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (14 Customer Reviews)

Platform-style rack holds 2 fat tire bikes by the wheels with ratcheting hooks, wheel stops, and straps - no frame contact. Rack tilts with bikes loaded for rear cargo area access and folds up for storage.

- HR3500

This fit perfectly on the back of my Jeep Wrangler Unlimited JK. The assembly instructions along with a YouTube video made putting it together pretty easy. I love the hinge pin lock and bike lock. Can’t wait to take the bikes on the road! 552905

- HR3500

We were able to assemble the bike rack without too much problem and so far really like it. The bikes fit on very well and we especially like the fact we can still open our SUV back hatch with bikes still on. We haven’t done a big road test yet but feel the rack is very stable. 615761

- HR3500

Very happy with my rack use it constantly I recommend the 3500 which comes with locks 633291

- HR3500

Read the reviews online and found they were correct when I purchased, received, and assembled this product. I am happy with its apparent sturdiness and quality. My only disappointment is that it doesn’t have a feature that would allow the mounted bikes to be swung down to allow rear hatch access when needed to get access to the interior of the vehicle from the back. Assembly was reasonably easy. I would suggest that the instructions specify that the bolts that attach the crates to the frame are supposed to hang loose in the long slot on the underside, but I think it might be easier to assemble if the carriage bolts had pre-drilled holes in the top side of the cradles that lined up with the holes in the frame. 656671


Actually, the rack is capable of being tilted rearward away from the vehicle while the bikes are in place, as shown in the video Ive linked for you. The geometry of the rear hatch opening and the nature of the bikes involved will dictate if the rear hatch of the vehicle will clear the bikes allowing full cargo area access, but on most vehicles the hatch will clear.

-- Mike L - 06/13/2019


- HR3500

This is one well built thoughtfully engineered bike rack. How do I know.....this is the third brand I ordered. I returned the other two. I have a Grand Cherokee and two fat bikes. I wanted a rack that could tilt with bikes on board to allow the dog access to cargo space. This is easy to load, tilts by removing one pin, and very stable due to the hitch tightening system. Well done Hollywood!! 576266

- HR3500

I had been researching platform bike carriers for a while and after comparing several i settled on the Hollywood Racks TRS SE, it seemed to fulfill all my requirements and at a great price from etrailer. I watched the installation and test course videos and promptly added it to my cart, shipping was fast and the rack arrived in good condition. Assembly was easy, although I did not time it, every thing went together seamlessly. I have a pickup truck and was hoping that I could open the tailgate while the bike rack was tilted down, no luck but it gives plenty of access to get in the canopy and bed anyway. We'll be hauling two 27+ mountain bikes with large (not fat) tires ant this rack accommodates them perfectly without needing to buy additional accessories. 597040

- HR3500

I purchased the 3500 model for a 2-inch hitch for my 2004 Toyota 4Runner. I've had it for a month now and it has worked well. It took just over an hour to assemble it and the instructions for the most part were easy to follow although it would behoove you to read it through once before you even start putting parts together. The rack has pretty much stayed on the vehicle for the past month and I use it two to three times a week to commute to work. The bike is on the rack for the 26 miles roundtrip to the ferry terminal and it hasn't given me any problems. Service and prompt delivery was much appreciated. I even noted that the link for installation instructions was broken and Anna responded immediately and I now see that it is there! One thing that my photos will show is that if you have a flat handlebar bike in the position closest to the vehicle the hatch may not fully open because the handlebar will prevent it. Not an issue with me since I use it for commuting and don't need to access the hatch. I think the price is worth it since I wanted this type of rack and it was difficult to find anything with this quality and features in the range. Four stars only because I've only had it for only a month so not sure how well it will hold up in the months to come. I also much appreciate the videos of the rack on the etrailer website. Thanks, etrailer! Arthur 483714

- HR3500

This is our second Hollywood bicycle carrier. The first one is still in use as needed or loaned to friends. Our new carrier is for my wife's Subaru Outback mostly for our fat bikes and ease of use for her convenience. The carrier arrived in perfect shape and in a timely manner. Instructions were easy to follow and the tools included do an adequate job, although I used my wratchet set to speed things up. I took my time and still ackomlished the build in under an hour. This is a very sturdy unit made of nice materials and should last years. I don't know if I would have gotten any better product at twice the price. I had a very pleasant buying experience with etrailer and would recommend them to anyone. 512564


After almost a year and to be honest I havent given it much thought. Thats a good thing because it performs perfectly. It stays on the vehicle most of the time and is always ready to use. We live on a gravel road and no damage. Would buy another if needed if it were hit or stolen.

Christopher - 05/24/2019


- HR3500

My husband and I have been raving to each other about how the etrailer site was the best site we have ever visited and ordered from, the information given was more than thorough, the prices were good, the customer service was speedy and knowledgeable, the shipment came faster than expected. The bike rack was high quality, easy to put together, fits our vehicle as the etrailer rep said it would, the bikes are easy to load and tilt, and it all travels securely. The shipment came without the hitch and bike locks, but etrailer immediately contacted the Hollywood company who honored their part list and sent it in time for our trip. Two etrailer reps kept in contact with each other and us through it all. We are extremely satisfied all around and wish we had this experience with all other businesses! 529645


Perfect! We have used our bike rack for a year and it is still like new. We highly recommend Etrailer and this product.

Anne - 07/03/2019


- HR3500

This product was just what we needed to haul two ebikes, one with 4" tires. Was delivered as stated. Assembly required as expected. 681454

- HR3500

Solid rack. I feel very secure driving with 2 bikes on this rack. I have never had any issues with multiple multiple hour rides. My only complaint is that it is very heavy. It would be great for fat tire or mountain bikes, but if you have light road bikes like I do, this rack may be overkill. 671293

- HR3500

Exceptional bike rack very stable fully loaded on the highway and off road. Security for both the rack and bikes is a nice feature. The quality of the is outstanding. I have transported two heavy e-bikes on this rack with no problems. 667076

- HR3500

Easy to put together. Easy to load bikes. Looks great, solid construction. 538884


Use it five days a week. No problems, easy load and unload. Great product, would highly recommend!

William - 07/07/2019


- HR3500

Very helpful and knowledgeable. Quick service and delivery got exactly what I ordered thank you 498142


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  • You are correct that any bike rack that will be used on the back of a trailer or other RV must be strong enough to withstand the extra vertical and lateral stress forces found at the back of such vehicles. There are extra stresses on RVs due to the greater distance between the rear axle and the hitch tube; this greater distance translates into more leverage applied to the rack, and so RV racks are built to be extra-sturdy. The referenced Hollywood Racks TRS 2-Bike Wheel-Mount Platform...
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  • Hollywood Racks makes a good bike rack. But with that said I am not impressed with the TRS # HR3000 or # HR3500. I find that the RockyMounts MonoRail # RKY10003 is the superior bike rack between the 2. I will say this about the TRS though; the hook design is compatible with bikes that wider forks compared to the MonoRail. The MonoRail is compatible with Class I hitches whereas the TRS is compatible with Class II only on the 1-1/4 inch side. Both are compatible with 2 inch hitches. All...
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  • Since you plan to use a bike rack in both a 2 inch and 1-1/4 inch hitch size the best option is the version of the Hollywood Racks TRS that fits both of these hitch sizes without needing an additional adapter. For that you'd want the part # HR3000 that you mentioned as well. This is designed to fit both hitch sizes and would be a great option. For a hitch and bike lock you'd then want the part # HRLHPTC and you'd be set. This comes with a cable lock to lock the bikes to the rack and...
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  • Recommended Wheel Mount Bike Rack With Locks for a 2014 Honda Accord
  • I do have an option for you but there is not a 2" trailer hitch available for your 2014 Honda Accord so there is no way to use the Hollywood Racks TRS SE 2-Bike Platform Rack part # HR3500. Instead, I recommend the RockyMounts MonoRail 2 Bike Platform Rack part # RKY10003 which has all of the features that you liked and needed in the above; 60 lb per bike weight capacity, 1-1/4" trailer hitch compatibility, folding for storage, wheel mount, black in color, and it comes with both bike and...
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  • While we do have a fantastic option for a bike rack that can be used on the back of a fifth wheel trailer but some racks like the Hollywood Racks TRS SE 2-Bike Platform Rack # HR3500 are made sturdy enough to be used on the rear of a motorhome but the extreme movement that occurs at the back of a fifth wheel trailer was deemed too much by the manufacturers. The rear of a trailer can be particularly rough, even in comparison to a motorhome, because trailer suspension is not nearly on...
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  • Will the Folded Up Kuat Transfer Bike Rack Clear the Back of a 2018 Subaru Legacy
  • The hitch you have is actually a Draw-Tite hitch # 75673 for your 2018 Subaru Legacy. It looks like in your picture the distance from the center of the hitch pin hole to clear the rear bumper is about 6 inches. That is consistent with what we have found when installing the hitch (see video link). When folded up the Kuat Transfer # TS02B measures 5 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the nearest part of the rack so it will not extend out far enough to clear the rear bumper...
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  • Will 29er Mountain Bike Fit on Hollywood Racks TRS SE 2-Bike Rack
  • Yes, a 29er would easily fit and work well on the Hollywood Racks TRS SE 2-Bike Platform Rack # HR3500 that you referenced. As long as the wheelbase is less than 48 inches and the weight of the bike is less than 50 lbs this would be a great option.
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  • Replacement Rim Protector for Hollywood Racks TRS SE Bike Rack
  • Yes, we do have that replacement part for you! The replacement rim protector for the ratchet straps on your Hollywood Racks TRS SE # HR3500 is part # HRTRS-RP-STP on our site.
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  • Recommendation for a Bike Rack that Will Hold 4.8 Inch Wide Fat Bike Tires
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  • Attaching the Wheel Trays of the Hollywood Racks TRS 2
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  • How Much Clearance Does Hollywood Racks Bike Rack HR3500 Have from Pin Hole to Nearest Part of Rack
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