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Swagman XP - Folding 5 Bike Rack for 2" Trailer Hitches

Swagman XP - Folding 5 Bike Rack for 2" Trailer Hitches

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

Yes, if you:

  • Want a hanging rack that's easy to load
  • Want a rack that holds your women's and kids' bikes without an adapter bar

No, if you:

  • Need a rack that holds heavier bikes
  • Don't want to mess around finding a tool every time you install or uninstall the rack
The cushioned, rotating cradles on this rack can accommodate bike frames up to 2" in diameter, and an integrated lock provides security for your bikes. A tilting mechanism at the base offers easy access to your vehicle's rear cargo area. 1-800-496-5010 to order Swagman hitch bike racks part number S64970 or order online at Free expert support on all Swagman products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Swagman XP - Folding 5 Bike Rack for 2" Trailer Hitches. Hitch Bike Racks reviews from real customers.
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Swagman Hitch Bike Racks - S64970

  • Hanging Rack
  • 5 Bikes
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Tilt-Away Rack
  • Frame Mount
  • Swagman
  • Class 3
  • Bike Lock

The cushioned, rotating cradles on this rack can accommodate bike frames up to 2" in diameter, and an integrated lock provides security for your bikes. A tilting mechanism at the base offers easy access to your vehicle's rear cargo area.


  • Hanging bike rack carries 5 bikes using your vehicle's hitch receiver
  • Cradles secure bikes to the rack using thick, kraton vinyl cushioning and steel plates
    • Deep, flexible grooves help prevent cables from scratching frames
    • Cushioning helps keep bikes from swaying front to back
  • Cradles rotate left to right to accommodate many alternative and women's frames
    • Keep wheels level to improve ground clearance
  • Locking knob secures bikes to the rack
  • Rack tilts forward to allow easy access to vehicle's rear cargo area
  • Durable steel construction with black powder coat is rust resistant


  • Fits 2" x 2" trailer hitches
  • Interior cradle dimensions: 7-3/16" long x 1-3/4" wide x up to 1-3/4" tall (at highest setting)
    • Accepts bike frames up to 2" in diameter
  • Exterior cradle dimensions: 7-3/16" long x 3" wide x 3" tall (back lip of cradle)
    • Front lip of cradle measures 2" tall
  • Overall height of the cradle including the bike rack support tube is 5-3/4" tall to the back lip of the cradle
    • Overall front lip height is 4-3/4" tall
  • Measures 7-3/4" long from the center of the hitch pin hole to the back of the upright bar
  • Rack arm measures 28-1/4" long
  • Total weight capacity is 100 lbs
    • 35-lbs Per bike
  • Not designed for use on trailers
  • Includes pin and clip to secure the rack to the trailer hitch
  • Included anti-rattle bolt secures the rack to your hitch and reduces vibration and noise
    • Hitch accessory S64027 (sold separately) locks carrier to hitch
  • Limited lifetime warranty

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

Folding XP - Extreme Performance 5-Bike Carrier for 2" Trailer Hitch Receivers

This carrier's steel construction provides lasting toughness and carries up to five bikes. Cushioned cradles on the arm rotate to keep wheels level to the ground, providing improved ground clearance. Additionally, the cradles help provide a scratch-free ride for bikes by using thick kraton vinyl cushioning with large grooves, which prevent bike cables from rubbing on the frame. They also work to prevent bikes from rocking back and forth during transit. The cradles accommodate bikes with up to a 2" diameter frame, and the locking knob allows for a secure and quick unload. The rack also tilts forward to allow easy access to the vehicle's rear cargo area.

64970 Swagman Fold Down XP 5-Bike Rack

Installation Details S64970 Installation instructions

Customer Reviews

Swagman XP - Folding 5 Bike Rack for 2" Trailer Hitches - S64970

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (123 Customer Reviews)

The cushioned, rotating cradles on this rack can accommodate bike frames up to 2" in diameter, and an integrated lock provides security for your bikes. A tilting mechanism at the base offers easy access to your vehicle's rear cargo area.


After several uses this bike rack has held up very well. I like it's versatility, you can adjust the clamps to work for any style of bike. My only complaint is the locking clamp. When it is locked it can still be unscrewed and when it is unlocked it is difficult to unscrew.


Great rack--very solid and great for a variety of bike sizes/shapes. I had to grind a bevel on the end of some of the pins to make it easier to insert them, and I had to chop one of the mounts down (see pic) to allow mounting of our tiniest bike (a Woom 3), and to allow our second-tiniest bike (a Cleary 20") to go over the mount to be mounted in the second position in.
There's no other rack I'm aware of that would allow us to haul these five bikes around--this has been great for us, and I'd absolutely recommend it.
-1 star for the directions with pictures so small that there might as well not be pictures at all--it's absolutely impossible to tell what's happening in the diagrams, which fortunately doesn't matter much, as it's all fairly obvious. Except for the threaded 1/2" pin--I still have no idea what that's for . . . maybe some cars have threaded trailer mounts.

One year in, still working wellits a tight fit and always a bit of an elaborate ritual to get all five bikes mounted, but this rack gets the job done, and Im still not aware of anything else that can do what it does. Figured out what the threaded 12 pin is for, tooit threads into one of the mounting holes on the rack and actually holds it a good bit more solidly than the other pin.
William - 01/26/2022


Purchased this after reading some of the other reviews and Q&A on etrailer - i hadn't thought about the fact that how the crossbars on the bike are configured makes a difference - 3 of our 5 bikes wouldn't have fit on a two bar bike rack because the openings are two small (I ended up measuring them before selecting a rack). I still ended up having to use the adapter for one of them which works great. Installation was easy (I had uhaul put a receiver hitch on my 2012 odyssey the week before) - you do have to pull a pin on the bottom of the rack when you tilt it, which some might consider an inconvenience compared to some of the other brands that just have release levers, but i view it as less stuff to break compared to those racks. If you're going to have it on a lot and park in a garage, consider the fact that it doesn't collapse because it does add significant length to the vehicle. 5 bikes are definitely doable if you set it up correctly. I think its the most versatile rack you can get based on the way it holds the bikes and would definitely recommend.

i actually just put it on again this morning - we love it, i think the only thing i would say is that i wish there was some way to keep it a little tighter in the receiver hitch. the bolt tends to loosen after a bit of driving - nothing unsafe, just makes it sway and bounce a bit more and needs to be retightened.
Pat D - 08/17/2015


Good value. With creative positioning, I put 1 large adult bike with a straight crossbar, two adult bikes with angled crossbars, and two kids bikes with angled crossbars - with no crossbar adapters on any of them (by tilting the bike holders).
One complaint: the locking bike clamp handle stinks. I plan to buy a non locking replacement handle. The original required constant key pressure to unscrew the handle - you can't just not lock it because it essentially locks when the handle gets tight. Unscrewing via a flimsy key - when the handle is tight - may lead to a broken key and lock.


The bike rack is not as great as I thought it would be. Its super hard to get our bikes onto . Even with tightening, the cradles move around the post. Even as spaced as far apart as they can go, there still isn't enough room to easily open the cradles to get the bikes on/off. Its really hard to tilt down to get into the back of our van. I'm pretty bummed about the purchase as it was a big expense for our family of 6 where both parents lost jobs due to Covid. We thought we'd take the kids on more bike rides with our extra time, but so far the bike rack has been more trouble than it was worth.


The rack is reliable and strong. We have made several long trips with 4 and 5 bikes. Never have to worry about a strap breaking on some models, the metal bracket and screws are strong. Happy with our purchase.


I love this bike rack! went on a 2400 mile trip and the bikes stayed on and did not wobble at all. We easily fit 4 bikes on comfortably. have not tried to put 5 bikes on rack. Just alternate the bikes, (one left-right the next right-left and slightly angle them depending the type of bikes you own. gets easier to use each time.


- Very pleased with the ease of order and timeliness of shipping. It was straightforward and very quick
- The bike rack was easy to assemble and looks good. We recently used it for the MS150 in Columbia, MO.
- The only complaint I have is that it moves too much when driving. I tried to use the strap that comes with it, but that makes no difference it the rack movement.


I have ordered several items thru etrailer and have been very satisfied every time. This product is very solidly built and should easily support the weight. I got this one because it is simpler with less joints that could fail. If you plan on carrying adult mountain bikes I would suggest getting the 5 bike rack for 4 bikes. I can barely fit my families 4 adult size mountain bikes on here and I also found it impossible to get the bikes on and off with the water bottle cages on the bikes. So if you don't mind taking those on and off before transport then I would recommend this rack.


I will describe the few issues first: 1) the bike rack does not fold down. It tilts away from the car, but it doesn’t fold down when in use. So, the giant bar is always sticking out from your vehicle unless you remove the hitch. 2) the weight limit is 100 lbs total. For 5 bikes, this is typically NOT enough. My kids bikes (20”) are 20 lbs each, my bike is 30 lbs. 3) cross check the price. Prices from Swagmans own site are better than listed here. So I did price match.

The construction is sturdy enough and the clasps look good, but we returned for the first two issues above.


This has worked exactly as expected - good for two trips into the Rocky Mountains with five bikes loaded. Very pleased.


Excellent. My families 5 bikes fit on this rack perfectly. I was going on vacation and needed this fast...ordered from Amazon first, but after 2 days they still had not shipped, so I ordered from etrailer and they got it to me in 3 business days. Very satisfied!


Very good bike rack. We got it to hold all 5 of our bikes when we go camping. We've only put 4 bikes on at one time. I dont know if 5 bikes could even fit on it. It might have to be arranged just perfect to fit all five.My daughters bike is small enough we put it in the truck box. So for now it works perfect.


Excellent product! We get compliments all the time


Great design. Industrial strength.


Great product -


good but expensiveI like it we use it. i think it was over priced.


by: 04/19/2021


Review from a similar XP in Hitch Bike Racks

Once again, etrailer's service was superb. The hitch arrived very quickly, packaging was in good shape when it arrived.
I chose this bike rack because it was one of only a few that are rated for a hitch on the back of a fifth wheel trailer. It is very sturdy and was easy to assemble. As reported in other reviews, the only issue was the threaded clamp knob that secures the bikes to the rack. The one with the lock on it came through with a defective lock mechanism that does not allow the knob to engage. That meant it could not be tightened. Swagman might need to re-evaluate this feature.
I like the idea of the lock, but it is probably better to use the regular knobs without the lock to mount the bikes and then use a bike cable lock to secure them to the vehicle.
I have no concerns about the racks strength or durability.

I have been using this bike rack for a year now, almost always on long distance travel between campgrounds around the US. I have been very happy with it. It rides well and the bikes remain very secure in transit.
LANCE G - 01/02/2022


Review from a similar XP in Hitch Bike Racks

So far, so good. I just received this last week and installed it on the back of my fifth wheel. We have four bikes (2 adult bikes and two kids bikes), and fitting all four of the bikes on the racks took some creativity but it was possible. The rack seems very sturdy, but we will see if it stands the test of time as we are full-time RVers who travel about 6,000 miles per year. Our last bike rack (Swagman XTC4) was completely worn out after about 14,000 miles of use on the back of our fifth wheel.

After one year, this bike rack is still performing very well on the back of our fifth wheel. We have travelled over 5,000 miles with our bikes in tow, and it still looks and operates like brand new. I was able to make four full-size bicycles fit on it, but you have to be creative.
B. B - 09/24/2015
How is your hitch fastened to your fifth wheel?
-- comment by: Richard N - 01/09/2016
In response to Richard N., we had a 2 hitch receptacle installed on the rear of our fifth wheel when we ordered it from the factory. The bike rack is installed by sliding it into the hitch receptacle.
-- comment by: B. B - 01/13/2016


Review from a similar XP in Hitch Bike Racks

TERRIBLE!!!!! Absolutely terrible!!! First off, the main support does not fit well into the hitch sleeve. The threaded hitch pin does not secure against any movement whatsoever. I had to hammer shims into the gap so the unit would not rock back and forth inside the female hitch port. Without the shims you get to watch your bikes in the Furrion camera rock back and forth for 400 miles at a time. The clamp sleeve just barley secures even the most basic bike frame construction. Most current bikes do not fit in the 4 clamps. I had to modify the top slots where the "T" nut swings into place and bend them down to use the threaded hand wheels. Not to mention that the "T" slot bolts are way too short. Prepare for frame and paint damage on your bikes. Good luck placing the bikes back the same way after securing them. Full on engineering disaster! It will take you 45 mins to load up all 4 bikes each time. If you have a quick 1 day stop you can forget taking the bikes off. Told my kids it was too much trouble undoing the puzzle. All the bikes are pointed all over the place like crooked teeth!! Total and complete piece of junk!!!! If I could give this no stars I would. Avoid at all costs.

For your first issue I recommend getting a wraparound Anti rattle device like item # e99007
etrailer Anti-Rattle Hitch Stabilizer for 2" Hitches - Vinyl Coated Steel
which helps to reduce sway and keeps the racks stinger from moving around inside the hitch receiver. As mentioned in the product description for this rack, it accepts bike frames up to 2 inches in diameter. If you have a step-through bike frame or childrens bikes it is recommended to get a bike frame adapter like item # 64005
Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar - Small - 22-1/2" - 30" - 35 lbs
. Other tips that help with this rack is alternating the front of the bikes, putting the biggest bike closest to your vehicle, while the smallest bike is the furthest out, and using the included strap to tightly secure the bikes to the rack like as shown in this attached video:
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 05/09/2022


Review from a similar XP in Hitch Bike Racks

Well built, holds two bikes well. Would like to see a threaded locking bolt at the receiver end to lock to hitch.


Review from a similar XP in Hitch Bike Racks

The service from etrailer was awesome.
ordered on a weekend and yet by Sunday night I had an email saying the product was shipped. On top of that the shipping was upgraded at the same cost.... FREE!
The Bike Rack is great. Went together easily and is very heavy duty.
The only problem I have and it was anticipated is that my bike frame is not round, it is oval shaped and it barely fits into the gripper. But as I said I expected it to be close from the product description.
This rack should give me many years of service and I highly recommend it and etrailer!!

Works great. No problems at all.Glad i made the purchase.The service etrailer provides is excellent.
Mike - 01/26/2015


Review from a similar XP in Hitch Bike Racks

This was the only bike rack that I could find where my daughter's bike could fit on it securely and without adding a bar. The rack is very stable and is easy to put on and off of my car as needed. I'd like to add that my neighbors have owned this same rack (just an older version) and their rave reviews caused up to research the Swagmann brand. Additionally, e-trailer has been great with communication. Very pleased.

One year later and we are still so glad we bought our Swagmann rack. The ease with how I can put it on and off is wonderful and I use the locking function frequently to keep my bikes safe!
Diane H - 05/28/2021

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