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RockyMounts MonoRail Solo 1 Bike Platform Rack - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount

RockyMounts MonoRail Solo 1 Bike Platform Rack - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount

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Is this right for you? Product Expert Matthew S says:

Yes, if you:

  • Want easy access to your vehicle's rear cargo area when on the road or at the trailhead
  • Think you might need to carry a second bike in the future

No, if you:

  • Need to carry an extra-heavy electric bike
Platform-style rack holds 1 bike by the wheels with a ratcheting hook and pivoting cradle - no frame contact. Accommodates most types of bikes including fat bikes and eBikes. Rack tilts and folds up against vehicle. Includes locks for bike and hitch. Call 800-298-8924 to order RockyMounts hitch bike racks part number RKY10007 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all RockyMounts products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for RockyMounts MonoRail Solo 1 Bike Platform Rack - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount. Hitch Bike Racks reviews from real customers.
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RockyMounts Hitch Bike Racks

  • Platform Rack
  • 1 Bike
  • RockyMounts
  • Fold-Up Rack
  • Tilt-Away Rack
  • Fits 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Fits 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitch
  • Carbon Fiber Bikes
  • Electric Bikes
  • Fat Bikes
  • Heavy Bikes
  • Class 2
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  • Wheel Mount
  • Bike and Hitch Lock

Platform-style rack holds 1 bike by the wheels with a ratcheting hook and pivoting cradle - no frame contact. Accommodates most types of bikes including fat bikes and eBikes. Rack tilts and folds up against vehicle. Includes locks for bike and hitch.


Features:

  • Hitch-mounted, platform-style rack carries 1 bike on the back of your vehicle
  • Versatile design fits most bikes regardless of frame design, suspension, or brake style
  • Ratcheting hook on pivoting upright arm holds your bike securely by the front wheel - no frame contact
  • Large front- and rear-wheel cradles make it easy to load a bike
    • Pivoting rear-wheel cradle with ratcheting strap adjusts to fit most lengths
    • Deep wheel cradles and extra-long wheel straps accommodate fat bike tires up to 5" wide
  • Front-mounted, easy-release lever lets you tilt and fold the rack
    • Tilt the rack down with or without bike loaded for access to rear cargo area
    • Fold the rack up for storage
  • Anti-wobble, threaded hitch pin eliminates noise and movement in hitch when rack is installed
  • Included lock system deters theft of the rack and your bike
    • Hitch lock secures rack to your vehicle
    • Cable lock secures your bike to the rack
  • Expansion accessory (RKY10005 - sold separately) converts the rack to a 2-bike carrier
  • Durable steel and aluminum construction with black powder coat finish is rust resistant


Specs:

  • Application: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" and 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Carrying capacity: 1 bicycle
  • Weight capacity: 60 lbs
  • Wheel diameter: 20" - 29"
  • Maximum tire width: 5"
  • Maximum wheelbase: 48"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to:
    • Closest part of rack when folded down: 12"
    • Closest part of rack when folded up: 6-3/4"
    • Farthest part of rack when folded up: 17-1/2"
    • Farthest part of rack when folded down: 24"
  • Carrier weight: 25 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Approved for use on cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, and motorhomes - not approved for fifth wheels or towable campers

RockyMount 10007 MonoRail Solo Bike Rack In Use

The RockyMounts MonoRail Solo platform-style rack that lets you easily carry 1 bike using your vehicle's 1-1/4" or 2" hitch. This single bike rack is able to accommodate electric and fat tire bikes with ease and is perfect for the rider that likes to ride solo. A ratcheting arm and adjustable wheel straps secure your bike without contacting the frame. A front-mounted release lever allows you to tilt the rack down and gain access to your vehicle's rear cargo area, or it can fold the rack up for a simple storage solution. The included hitch lock secures the rack to your vehicle, and an integrated cable lock secures your bike to the rack.


Wheel-Mount Design for Easy Bike Loading

RockyMount 10007 MonoRail Solo Bike Rack Adjustable Arms

The rack allows you to quickly and easily load and carry a bike on the back of your vehicle. The ratcheting arm securely holds your bike by the front wheel so there's no frame contact. Simply push the button on the hook and slide it firmly into place over your front wheel. The wheel hook is coated for grip and works with tire diameters up to 29".


Pivoting Rear Wheel Cradles with Ratcheting Wheel Straps

RockyMount 10007 MonoRail Solo Adjustable Ratchet Straps

The pivoting rear-wheel cradle allows the rack to accommodate bikes with wheel bases up to 48" long. The cradle includes a ratcheting, rubber strap to hold your bike's rear wheel securely in place on the tray.


MonoRail Solo Fat Bike Wheel Straps

The MonoRail Solo also comes with a wheel strap extension that attaches to the standard ratcheting strap to increase the usable length and secure wider tires. This allows the cradle to hold fat bike tires up to 5" wide.


Front-Mounted Release Lever for Easy Tilting

RockyMounts Mono Rail Solo Tilt Action Lever

The front-mounted release lever allows you to easily tilt the MonoRail Solo. The rack tilts down with or without your bike loaded for convenient access to your vehicle's rear cargo area


RockyMount 1007 MonoRail Solo Foldable Storage Position

The lever also lets you fold the rack up for storage when you're not transporting a bike. This is great for parking in places where space is limited such as a parking garage.

Easy Installation with Threaded Hitch Pin

RockyMounts MonoRail Anti Rattle Hitch Pin

The MonoRail Solo installs quickly and easily with a threaded, anti-rattle hitch pin. Simply slide the shank into your 2" hitch receiver, insert the threaded hitch pin, and tighten it down with the included tool. This will reduce noise and movement while the rack is installed.


RockyMounts MonoRail Solo Hitch Adapter

A removable adapter sleeve is included so the rack can be converted for use with 1-1/4" hitch receivers. The sleeve attaches to the shank with a single screw and can be installed or removed quickly.


Complete Security

RockyMount 1007 MonoRail Solo Built-In Cable Lock

The rack comes with a hitch lock and a cable lock to deter theft of both the rack and your bike. The cable lock wraps around your bike's frame and secures to the rack with the included lock core.


RockyMount MonoRail Solo Locking Hitch Pin

The hitch lock simply snaps onto the hitch pin and locks in place. The cable and hitch lock are keyed alike, so you'll only need 1 key for both locks.


Optional 1-Bike Add-On

RockyMount MonoRail Solo Add-On 1-Bike Extension

There is an optional 1-bike add-on available (sold separately) for the RockyMount MonoRail Solo that will allow you to convert it from a single bike carrier to a 2-bike carrier. This is great for occasions when a friend wants to tag along, or if you find a permanent riding partner.



10007 Rocky Mounts Mono Rail Solo Single Bike Platform Rack - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting - Wheel Mount

Item # RKY10007

Installation Details RKY10007 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

RockyMounts MonoRail Solo 1 Bike Platform Rack - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount - RKY10007

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (41 Customer Reviews)

Platform-style rack holds 1 bike by the wheels with a ratcheting hook and pivoting cradle - no frame contact. Accommodates most types of bikes including fat bikes and eBikes. Rack tilts and folds up against vehicle. Includes locks for bike and hitch.

- RKY10007
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Great bike rack so far. It was easy to put together and install. Used it today for the first time. Easy to mount bike and very stable when on. Buying it on etrailer was easy. It was fifty dollars cheaper then other online retailers and with free shipping i saved over 100 bucks. 738555



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showed up on time, installed on car, fits perfect. product seams to be good quality both bikes mountain bike and road bike fit very well, sturdy. 665370



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I have not used the bike rack yet but I Have put it together an I have installed it on my truck. I have placed my road bike on it and secured it. I am very comfortable and confident that it will workout great. It appears to be constructed very well and seems to be very sturdy. Installing the bike on the rack is very simply. I am happy with my choice so much that I also order the second bike add on. 726609



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I want to transport my beach bike to the trip and didn't want the it sliding around my pick-up bed. Problem solved! Assembled and installed in about 30 minutes. The hardware package has individual pockets: if a bolt need two washers the bolt and both washers are in the pocket together. I didn't need the strap extension for fat bikes: it would have been nice if the front wheel cup allowed for use of this extension to strap the front wheel down. 677495



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Easy Installation. Reasonably secure. It would be really nice if it had an adjustable pivot stop to allow more angle for tailgate access. 692137



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Great customer service! Perfect hitch and bike holder, solid 564114



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I bought this rack to carry a Trek Verve+2 electric bike on back of 2019 Tundra. The rack was easy to assemble, only 6 screws and fitting to hitch. Instructions very clear, overall quality excellent. It doesn’t wobble at all because it is bolted to the hitch. Note that bar that fits across front wheel needs to be past top center of wheel, preferably against fork. So, if you have a front fender, you may have a problem. My Trek has a front fender, but I was able to go under it after adjusting it higher. I am close to forks, but not up against them, and it is very secure. On theft security, the two matching locks for hitch and a separate cable work well. 765221



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This is my first hitch rack, so my only basis of comparison is roof racks. In that respect this is much nicer because I don't have to remove the front wheel and don't have to lift the bike as high. The bike appears to sway more, but that's to be expected for numerous reasons. There's so much clearance, I can open the trunk of my 2016+ Civic sedan with the rack folded up, or with a bike on it without needing to fold it away. Only minor nitpicks: I always seem to roll up to the rack with the bike facing the wrong way- it would be nice if it were set up for a bike rolled up from the usual sidewalk side of the car, but then rolling away wouldn't be as easy. Whatever happened to the overcenter buckles for the wheel strap like my roof rack had? Now I have to yank on the strap to make sure it's tight instead of folding the lever down. I'm not sure how this will deal with fenders on the front wheel when the rainy season hits, and even the arm pushing on the V-brakes makes me a bit nervous. The coating on the arm (truck bed liner spray?) cracked a bit within the first couple of weeks, but it doesn't seem to be peeling off yet. Due to my low hitch, the back of the rack occasionally scrapes on driveways. I haven't yet developed the habit of taking them diagonally to reduce the chance of scraping- it's not a problem with my driveway, just in front of some businesses. The back of the rack even has a stub of the main 1-1/4" drawbar sticking out that seems like a sacrificial piece- it doesn't seem to have any other reason for being there. Still, I've scraped the bigger, diagonal, box section piece. This hitch pin to end dimension looks pretty similar to other racks, so it's more a function of my low hitch, but I would certainly like to know of other racks where scraping is less of an issue, maybe where the drawbar curves up quickly. Pictured is a photo with a combination of Etrailer's dimensions and my measurements. 568148



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Great bike rack! Easy to install and use. It fits great and the hatch opens fine on my 2014 Jeep Cherokee trailhawk 562740



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I purchased this rack as it was one of the few on the market that would accomadate my 54 lb electric bike and was designed to hold a single bike. The rack was very well made with no vibration while driving my SUV. It took less than 1/2 hour to assemble the rack and hitch it to my vehicle. I plan to use the rack to travel to other locations, with my bike, here in Southern New England. I also plan to use the rack transport my bike to Florida, where my my wife and I spend our winters. 524764


Comments
working great..no issues on long trips and bike is secure
Glenn - 06/21/2019

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Highly recommended! Been searching and good thing I picked the one that I really like?? 698212



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This rack epicly FAILED. 1. First trip out the ratcheting hook loosened and the bike fell off the rack and was carried behind my RV so I didn't see it. Pedestrian flagged me down and helped me hoist it back on the rack. Am sick and fearful that the next time the hook FAILS will be on the interstate with much more disastrous results. A welder service staff ratcheted it down, much stronger than me, so am trying to decide next steps. 2. Video has no info on how to use the attached lock. Welder service staff knew what to do, 3. There is no reference on how HIGH the bike has to be lifted to sit in the really wide cradle. This is not meant for most women to lift a 55 lb. ebike above your shoulders to sit on the cradles. One male neighbor even struggled with it. 4. Sorry that it took me months to pick the bike and use the rack or else I'd be returning this bad choice of a product!!! 647314


Comments
What sort of vehicle was the bike rack installed upon? As mentioned above in the product description, this rack is meant for motorhomes and passenger vehicles, but NOT meant to be installed on a towed trailer/camper of any kind. A towed trailer will have a much stiffer suspension and a longer rear overhang which will subject the rack to more bouncing and rattling than it was designed to withstand. This could very well lead to the hook being loosened and the bike falling over on its side. The lifting height of the bicycle will be a function of the hitch height of the vehicle. The rack does need to provide a certain amount of ground clearance at the rear of the vehicle or it will bottom out when pulling out of sloped driveways or driving over speed bumps.
-- Mike L - 05/29/2019

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- RKY10007
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I just finished installing this rack on my 2017 Subaru Outback. I've been researching platform racks for about 2 months now, and the most important things to me (other than a reasonable price) were no frame contact, ease of getting the bike on and off the rack, not too heavy for me to take it off the car, and enough clearance in the back for me to close my garage door. This rack is perfect for me. And I like that it's expandable to two bikes if I want to do that down the line. It came very well packaged. I am a single gal and not handy AT ALL, but I was able to do the installation with no problem. I did put my bike on the rack and took a short test ride, it was very stable. Very solid well made product! 708017



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Product came on the day they expected it to arrive. Was very easy to put together and install. Having the videos and information about product on there website you know what to expect and to do before it even arrives. Bicycle rack seems well built and sturdy. Thanks Etrailer. Will be ordering a trailer hitch for my car in a couple weeks. 660219



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Great rack! I bought this to take my bike across the country. Needed something that could easily allow me to ride when I wanted. It fit perfect on my Subaru Baja. The tilt function really made this rack functional while en route. I drove on some pretty gnarly roads and the rack held up great. It did get a little shaky and noisy when on loose gravel but that was to be expected. I've had the rack for about a year now and still no complaints. When I received the rack the box was damaged and the rubber parts had some dings on them. Customer service was super helpful and made everything right. Definitely recommend these guys over competitors. 720838



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Bought this Solo RockyMount rack for my E-bike. Not easy to find a bike rack that holds fat tires and the weight of the E-bike. This bike rack is better than I had hoped for, very well built but light weight and my E-bike goes on it very easy. 515621



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Installed easily. Solidly made. Reasonable weight. Ample space between rack and hatch when not in use allows the hatch to open and close normally. Handles work properly. Easy to put the bike on and take off. Wheel tray distance from the ground is manageable, even with the higher weight of an e-bike. Tilt-away feature adds convenience. I use this rack for an e-bike with a downtube battery. By grabbing the front wheel and rear tire, the retention system does not interfere with the e-bike battery in any way (though I routinely remove it for travel) while leaving frame untouched. I only needed for one bike - the others easily go on the roof, but I like the option of adding a second carrier if and when needed. 655398



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They work great and are such a good pri ce 855686



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I got this rack to transport my Radrover fat tire ebike on my 2015 Subaru Outback when I drive down to the Trestles parking lot for a surf (usually 5-6 times a week). I've had it for 6 months and couldn't be happier. The hardest part is lifting the 68 lb ebike onto the rack, but that has nothing to do with the rack itself. Once on, it's very easy to ratchet down the front tire arm/hook and strap in the rear tire. It holds tight and feels secure while driving. Also love the tilting feature when I need to get into the back hatch of my Outback. The cable lock and hitch lock pod are also a great additions. Well done, RockyMounts. 846111



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This was my very first purchase ever of a bike rack and I have to say that not only was etrailer.com the best price I found but also the most helpful with information on the various racks available. I wanted a single bike rack for my new eBike and after looking through numerous possibilities, finally decided on the Rockymounts Monorail Solo as not only did it fit the bill for a single bike but also has the advantage of an add-on rack should I ever decide I need to haul around two bikes rather than just one. My major priorities were a rack that would safely hold the additional weight of an eBike, be easy to mount as I'm older and have a bad back on occasion and not break the bank with cost. After watching the available online video and using the easy-to-follow enclosed instructions and tools, I was able to install the RockyMounts Monorail Solo rack quite effortlessly by myself in less than 30 minutes. Loading and unloading my bike (which weighs about 50 pounds) is quite easy and when not in use, the rack folds up close to the back of my car. Should I need to access the back of my Tucson while the bike is loaded, it's very easy to lean the rack forward and open the hatch. Overall I am very pleased with this product and would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a solo rack. 845738



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My suggestion for a fair and meaningful survey sent this link a good 30 days after ownership of any product because as of Now, it is installed and I put my bike on this , and it "seems" like it is going to be a good product but I will update you all in time about that piece of things as it is way too soon to tell. I will say this, install was a breeze and the overall unit seems simple but it looks effective for carrying a bike , with not a whole lot that can go wrong ... biggest thing we will tell in time how the actual holder handles 200+ mile trips that I will be taken to Northern AZ to MTB... So three stars for now , with I am hoping the ability to update review in a month or so ... 845588



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Was very easy to assemble came with all tools needed , a little movement when going down road but I have the 1.25” so that’s expected but the bike is held solidly in place perfect for my car ! 845178



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Easy to assemble in a few steps, included all tools necessary, plus locks and keys. Lightweight but sturdy bike rack. Installed on a 2013 Prius C and the hatchback just clears the rack when not in use (added bonus!). Low profile design but with plenty of ground clearance. No wobble design is a plus too. Overall very impressed with the quality and fitment. And once again very happy with etrailer’s service and quick shipping. 829515



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Good prices and quick shipping 825359



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A preliminary review of the bike rack is it’s of nice quality, sturdy and finished well. Will add to this review when it’s installed. Thanks to Roger and the crew at etrailer.com. My original order was delivered to a wrong address by the carrier. I contacted etrailer.com and spoke to Roger. Once I had explained the problem he immediately shipped me a replacement for the lost bike rack!! Thanks again Roger. 825225


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  • What Prevents Movement of RockyMounts MonoRail When on the Road
    The hitch pin of the RockyMounts Mono Rail Solo part # RKY10007 needs to be tightenend in order to remove the movement and wobble from the hitch when on the road. Try wiggling the rack in the hitch as you tighten the bolt and you should see it get much tighter. Check out the test course video I attached for this rack that shows what would be considered normal movement to compare to what you have.
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  • Is The RockyMount MonoRail Sturdy, Reliable and Are The Bikes Secure On The Highway
    The RockyMounts MonoRail Solo 1 Bike Platform Rack - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches part # RKY10007 is very secure and one of our more popular wheel mount bike rack options for delicate carbon fiber bike frames. The arm ratchets down over the wheel to hold it in the cradle. It does include an anti-wobble threaded hitch pin to eliminate bike rack sway. I recommend to take a look for yourself at the video review I have posted demonstrating how the bike rack behaves on the road and even going over...
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  • Best Lightweight Single Bike Rack Recommendation for 1-1/4 inch Hitch with Capacity for E-Bike
    The RockyMounts MonoRail part # RKY10007 would be your best option. It only weighs 25 lbs and has a 60 lb capacity that will work great with a heavier e-bike as well. It's a super small and compact design too like what you are looking for! It fits the 1-1/4 inch hitch size as well. I attached a review video for more info on this for you to check out as well.
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    We have not yet tested the RockyMounts MonoRail Solo 1 Bike Platform Rack part # RKY10007 on a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. However, we have tested the rack on several other vehicle's (Infiniti QX60, Subaru Forester, Subaru Outback, Nissan Pathfinder) with a rear hatch. They have all cleared the bike rack while tilted with bikes attached so odds are it will work for you but we have not have the chance to test it so I cannot confirm with 100% certainty although I do think it will work for...
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  • Thule T1 Vs. RockyMounts MonoRail Solo For 2019 Trek Farley 7 Fat Tire Bike
    Jade thank you for all of the helpful information. All three bike rack options you have narrowed down your search to: the Kuat Transfer 1 Bike Platform Rack for Fat Bike part # TS01B-FB, Thule T1 part # TH9041 and RockyMounts MonoRail Solo 1 part # RKY10007 are great choices for a fat bike. However, the tire of your particular fat bike, the 2019 Trek Farley 7 fat bike has a tire that is too wide for the Kuat Transfer 1 part # TS01B-FB so that eliminates that option for you. The RockyMounts...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Bike Rack Recommendation for Carrying an E-Bike with a 2016 Land Rover Range Rover
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  • Which Rack is Lowest to the Ground the RockyMounts Solo, Thule T1 or Saris Freedom
    If you have narrowed your decision down to three, the RockyMounts MonoRail # RKY10007, the Saris Freedom # SA4412B or the Thule T1 # TH9041 the rack among these that sits the lowest is the Thule T1. The Freedom has a very high 8 inch shank rise and the RockyMounts is configured in such a way that the platform the bike will sit on is quite a bit higher than that of the Thule. If the issue is height alone among just these three racks then the Thule T1 # TH9041 is the best choice of...
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  • Hitch and Motorcycle Carrier for 2018 Subaru Forester
    I recommend a 2-inch Class III hitch for your 2018 Forester since this size offers both higher weight capacity and broader compatibility with accessories like bike racks. The one I suggest is the Draw-Tite # 75876 because it offers relatively simple no-drill installation and you can see the whole install process in the video I linked for you. For a dirt bike carrier I recommend the MaxxTow # MT70101. You can see this item in the linked video. The MaxxTow has a 400-lb load rating and...
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  • Recommended Single Bike Rack for Trunk or Hitch Mount
    The Saris Solo 1 Bike Carrier - Fixed Arms - Trunk Mount # SA102 is a great option for a single bike carrier. If you are looking for a basic carrier that will be durable it is a great option. It doesn't provide the security features of other racks, but if you are just looking to get your bike to the trail, it will be a great rack for you. I don't know what rack the sr101 is so I can't compare it for you. If you are looking for more security in a trunk mounted rack, then I recommend...
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