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Yakima HoldUp 2 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches - Platform Style - Tilting

Yakima HoldUp 2 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches - Platform Style - Tilting

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  • Platform Rack
  • 2 Bikes
  • Tilt-Away Rack
  • Fold-Up Rack
  • Yakima
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Class 3
  • Bike and Hitch Lock
  • Wheel Mount
  • Electric Bikes
  • Carbon Fiber Bikes
  • Heavy Bikes
This beefy, platform-style hitch rack with ratcheting hooks and pivoting wheel cradles holds bikes of all styles. Adjustable bike trays optimize handlebar clearance. Tilting rack has built-in cable locks and a hitch lock to ensure complete security. Call 800-298-8924 to order Yakima hitch bike racks part number Y02443 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Yakima products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Yakima HoldUp 2 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches - Platform Style - Tilting. Hitch Bike Racks reviews from real customers.


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Yakima Hitch Bike Racks - Y02443

This beefy, platform-style hitch rack with ratcheting hooks and pivoting wheel cradles holds bikes of all styles. Adjustable bike trays optimize handlebar clearance. Tilting rack has built-in cable locks and a hitch lock to ensure complete security.


Features:

  • Hitch-mounted, platform-style rack carries up to 2 bikes
    • Versatile design fits most bikes regardless of size, weight, frame design, suspension, or brake style
    • Low load height requires less lifting than other bike rack styles
  • Ratcheting hooks on pivoting upright arms hold your bikes securely by the front wheels - no frame contact
    • Beefed-up pivot mechanisms withstand a lifetime of hard use
  • Large front wheel holders and pivoting rear wheel cradles make it easy to load bikes
    • Ratcheting wheel straps secure your bikes' rear wheels in place
  • Side-to-side wheel tray adjustability optimizes handlebar clearance and reduces the chance of bike-to-bike contact
    • Great for bikes with large handlebars such as 29ers and other mountain bikes
  • Spring-loaded pin in base lets you tilt the rack down or fold it up
    • Tilt the rack down for cargo area access or for easier bike loading
    • Fold the rack up against the rear of your vehicle for storage when not in use
  • Cable locks with Same Key System (SKS) lock cores built into each upright arm lock bikes to rack
  • HitchLock threaded hitch pin with SKS core locks rack to your vehicle
    • Also acts as an anti-rattle device takes noise and movement out of your hitch when rack is installed
  • Optional add-on (Y02446 - sold separately) lets you convert 2-bike carrier to a 4-bike carrier
  • Solid steel construction with glossy black powder coat finish is stylish and rust resistant
  • Handy metal bottle opener built into rack base


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Carrying capacity: 2 bicycles
  • Weight capacity: 60 lbs per bike
  • Carrier weight: 49 lbs
  • Wheel diameter: 20" - 29"
  • Tire width: up to 2-1/2"
  • Maximum wheelbase: 47-3/4"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to:
    • Closest wheel holder: 12"
    • Closest wheel holder when folded: 7"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


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

Notes:

  • Do not use this rack with a hitch extender.
  • Do not install on your vehicle if your spare tire causes interference with bikes or with the carrier when it's folded up.
  • Not for use with bikes that have fenders.

The Yakima HoldUp is a premium, tray-style bike rack that lets you carry 2 bikes using your vehicle's hitch. This rack is specifically designed to carry bikes with big tires and wide handlebars, but it will carry just about any bike, including those with wheels from 20" to 29", carbon frames, disc brakes, thru axles, or full suspensions.


Wheel-Mount Design for Easy Bike Loading

The HoldUp is easy to load, even if your bikes have monster wheels. The deep, contoured front wheel cradles accommodate just about any wheel out there, and the pivoting arms with StrongArm technology ensure that your bikes are held firmly in place.


To load a bike, simply place your front wheel in the holder, rotate the pivoting arm up and over the wheel, and press down firmly on the ratcheting hook. To release the hook, simply press the built-in red button and slide the hook up and off your wheel.


Large rear wheel holders allow the HoldUp to accommodate a wide variety of bike wheelbases. These wheel holders pivot front to back, adjusting automatically to your wheel size - no need for sliding and tightening. Secure the wheels in place with the ratcheting straps built into each holder.


Mounting bikes by the wheels helps prevent any scratches or scuffs to the paint. The ratcheting hooks are padded, however, so they won't mar your wheels. And the pivot mechanisms in the arms are overbuilt to ensure they keep functioning smoothly over a lifetime of hard use.


Fully Adjustability Bike Trays

The wheel trays on the HoldUp are fully adjustable to ensure that you have all the space you need when mounting bikes with mammoth handlebars, such as a 29er. To adjust a wheel tray, loosen the 4 bolts where the tray attaches to the rack base and slide the tray left or right to achieve the desired spacing. Retighten the bolts and you're ready to roll with optimum handlebar clearance and no fear of bike-to-bike contact during transport.


Complete Security

The HoldUp has a cable lock built into the end of each pivoting arm. These cables loop through your bike frames and attach to posts on the bike rack arms to secure your bikes in place. The cables store in the arms when not in use.


The rack also has a HitchLock hitch pin that allows you to lock the rack to your vehicle. The threaded pin also works as an anti-rattle device to reduce noise and movement of the rack when it's mounted in your trailer hitch receiver.


The cable locks and HitchLock hitch pin include keyed-alike Same Key System (SKS) lock cores. These cores can be swapped out to make all your Yakima products keyed alike.


Tilting Design and Compact Storage

The HoldUp has a spring-loaded pin at the base that lets you fold the rack up against the rear of your vehicle when it's not in use. The same pin can also be used to tilt the rack down 20 degrees for easier bike loading. The tilting feature can also be used when the is rack fully loaded, so you can gain easier access to your vehicle's rear cargo area without unloading your bikes.


This rack stores more compactly than similar platform-style racks. First rotate the front wheel holders inward and tilt the rear wheel holders inward, then rotate the pivot arms down and use the ratcheting hooks to secure the arms to the rear wheel holders. Once the arms are in place, pull the pin and fold the rack up against your vehicle.


Optional 2-Bike Add-On

There is a 2-bike add-on available (Y02446 - sold separately) for the HoldUp that will allow you convert it from a 2-bike carrier to a 4-bike carrier. To install the add-on on your HoldUp, simply remove the endcap from the bike rack base, slide the add-on's shank into the hole on the bike rack, and secure the shank with a bolt that comes with the add-on.



8002443 Yakima HoldUp Platform-Style Wheel-Mount 2 Bike Rack for 2-Inch Hitches - Tilting



Y02443 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details Y02443 Installation instructions



Video of Yakima HoldUp 2 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches - Platform Style - Tilting


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




Video Transcript for Yakima HoldUp 2 Bike Rack Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Yakima HoldUp platform-style two-bike rack for two-inch hitches, part number Y02443. You can turn it to a four-bike carrier with the optional add on part number Y02446. This platform-style two-bike rack secures your bikes without any frame contact. It's versatile design is going to allow you to carry a wide variety of bikes. One of its best features is it has the ability to tilt away from your vehicle even with both bikes loaded to gain full access to your rear hatch, simply pull up on the red pin there and then as you can see we've got plenty of room to remove any cargo, gear, groceries, anything we might have with us on our trip. The ratcheting wheel hook holds our front tire into the front wheel holder. It will accommodate tire sizes between 14 and 29 inches. The wheel holder will accommodate tire widths up to 2.5 inches.

Here at the rear, our wheel is held in place by a ratcheting strap. As you can see, our rear cradle pivots to help us accommodate different size wheel bases. The wheel trays are adjustable side to side with the included tool. This is going to help prevent bike-to-bike contact. When not in use, the whole bike rack folds flat, simply fold up the wheel holder, bring the hook over, clip it on the end of your cradle and just repeat the same process. As you can see here, the underside of our cradle has a keeper for our wheel hook.

With it folded flat, we can also fold it up against our vehicle for compact storage, simply pull up on that same pin, rotate it up until it clips in. This would be ideal for parallel parking or just pulling in your garage overnight. The whole thing is made out of a solid steel construction with a glossy black powder coat finish, so it's going to be stylish and rust resistant. It features a weight capacity of 60 pounds per bike and comes with a limited lifetime warranty, and don't forget Yakima's signature bottle opener so after a good ride, you can celebrate with your buds. Now that we have gone over the features, I will go ahead and show you how to get it installed. We've got our two-inch receiver for our two-inch shank here today. Let's go ahead and line up our pin holes.

We will slide it in and we will line it up with this one here. That looks pretty good. We'll take our included anti-rattle bolt and lock and thread that through. We're going to thread it through here on the passenger side and then we'll take our included tool and tighten that down. Once we get that nice and snug, we'll take our included lock, lock it up and then put on our dust cap. In preparation for loading up our bikes, we'll need to lower it down to the platform position.

We can do that by pulling out on the red pin here, just press down and then pull out. Lower it down until it locks. Now to load up our bike, we'll need to fold out our front tire hold here as well as our front tire hook. Press in on the red button here, make sure it's all the way up, we'll raise it all the way out. We will also want to be sure and undo our rear-wheel strap. Now we can grab our bike. It's always a good idea to load up your heaviest bike first, so we'll put that closest to the vehicle. We will set our front wheel in first and then we will bring around our rear wheel. With our bike in place, we'll go ahead and raise up our front wheel hook, and this is going to be positioned in front of our brakes or our fork, whatever comes first, and then we'll lower it down, give it a nice push, and it's going to hold our bike in place. Then for our rear-wheel strap, it will go between our spokes and over our wheel. Once we get it half-way close we can ratchet it down. I have gone ahead and loaded up a second bike. Now we can go ahead and run our integrated cable locks. We'll just pull out on the end here, we're going to go through out frame and then back to itself here. We'll take the same keys as we did before and lock it up. With both of our bikes secure, let's go ahead and take it out on our test coarse and see how it performs. Here on our test coarse, let's first go into our slalom. This is going to show side to side action, such as going around corners or evasive maneuvering. Then, onto our alternating speed bumps. This is going to simulate going over potholes or uneven pavement. Finally, onto our solid speed bumps, this is going to show an up and down action such as pulling in and out of a driveway or out of a parking lot. That's going to complete our look at the Yakima HoldUp platform-style two-bike rack for two-inch hitches, part number Y02443.


Customer Reviews

Yakima HoldUp 2 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches - Platform Style - Tilting - Y02443

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (91 Customer Reviews)

This beefy, platform-style hitch rack with ratcheting hooks and pivoting wheel cradles holds bikes of all styles. Adjustable bike trays optimize handlebar clearance. Tilting rack has built-in cable locks and a hitch lock to ensure complete security.

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Solid and sturdy. We purchased this to haul our ebikes. It was easily to assemble. 640770



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Great Bike Rack! Well built, very durable with great features. Very easy to assemble and mount bikes on. 634785



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Very sturdy. Holds bikes in place with minimal movement. The two bikes don't touch and the rack doesn't touch the frame. I had been putting my bikes in the back of my SUV. They leaned on one another. This rack also clears up the back so I can carry passengers. Etrailer was extremely fast with shipping. Make sure you order what you want. The order will be processed and shipped before you can blink. I was extremely pleased with the fantastic communication and monitoring of the package. Great company. 22058



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The Yakima Holdup 2 Bike Hitch Mount works as advertised and from the product instructions had absolutely no trouble with the installation on a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit. The mount is substantial, sturdy and simple. One comment for "etrailer.com"...DON'T CHANGE ANYTHING. The entire online experience was flawless. Your website was so easy, very informative and communication was "above and beyond" from searching, product research, explanations, ordering, email followups with order submitted, received, shipped, tracking (both on your site with a map of where the product currently is located and UPS tracking info) and delivery. I can't come up with any suggestions. I will definitely shop etrailer.com again...THANK YOU!!! 32420



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Placed the order and received the product on time and in great shape. Great doing business with trainer 521782



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Received in good condition and quicker than promised. Product was easy to assemble and fitted to vehicle well. Loaded bikes easily and adjusted tray positions to avoid bikes coming in contact with each other (none come in contact with vehicle). Tilt down feature is great and allows access into back of vehicle. Test drove around neighborhood and bikes only moved slightly. Unloaded bikes easily and folded up carrier and drove around like that - no problems. Included cable locks are good but can't reach back tires, so need to buy another cable lock to fully secure the bikes - this is the only reason to downgrade one step from Excellent. 181598



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Bike rack was shipped quickly and came undamaged. The assembly was easy with good instructions. It's a quality bike rack that should last for years. 541496



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Great product!! I already had one of these bike racks I had been using for over a year and then someone rear-ended my car. the impact crushed the rack, but the rack did a great job protecting my bike so I only had minor damage on the bike. I ordered the exact same bike rack from etrailer.com and it was delivered almost immediately even with regular free shipping. 208848


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Still loving it and a friend loved mine so much she bought one identical to it.

Kristine - 07/27/2016

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Great bike rack. Bought a new RAV 4 and needed the rack ASAP for a bike benefit in Milwaukee. Ordered it on Tuesday, got it on a Thursday left for Milwaukee on Friday. Highly recommend ETRAILER for their exceptional advice and follow up. 514883



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This bike carrier meets all of our expectations. The instructions were easy to follow except for one glitch. After using the carrier the first time, I discovered that I reversed the two trays. They are identical construction; the only difference is the YAKIMA sticker which ended up upside down. The instructions do not clearly state anything regarding which tray to mount first. However the illustration does show which one should be first - I didn't catch it. Correcting it was very easy - so all is well. 291026


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We have used the bike carrier several times during the past year with no issues. We love the design and the ease of use.

Jerry H - 09/03/2017

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The bike rack works as advertised, but the powder coating on the 2" steel was to thick and got stuck in the hitch. After an hour of trying to get it out and a call to a friend, I belt sanded the powder coating and it is all is good now. 546130



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Excellent product. Well made. I am investing in a front wheel tie down to wrap around the wheel chock. It would be great if you included one similar to the one currently on the rear wheel chock. 83970


Comments

I have a 2004 Land Rover Discovery II with a rear tire mounting on the back gate. I do have a 2 receiver, I need a 4 bike holdup trailer hitch. Will the 2 receiver support the weight and will the unit clear the rear monstrous spare tire in the back?

-- comment by: Garry C - 09/08/2013

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Check the owners manual for the weight capacity of the hitch. Look for the tongue weight figure. As long as the rack and all the bikes combined weigh less than that figure, you are good to go. Whether or not it will clear the spare requires some measuring. I have added a link that shows you how to measure your clearance. Each of out bike racks that we list will have this clearance measurement in the description.

-- Patrick B - 9/13/2013


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I purchased the Yakima bike rack because of the companies' reputation that for making quality products, and the informative video presented by the staff at etrailer. This carrier is everything they claim it is. It's very heavy duty, easy to mount and secure all types of bikes, whether they be BMX, mountain or road bikes, and, most importantly, rides so smoothly behind the vehicle (due to the well engineered arm that goes into the receiving hitch) that you forget it's there. I truly believe many a bike will wear out before this rack wears out. I would not hesitate to recommend this carrier to anyone who serious about quality and value. It may be pricier than some of the competitors, but most of the time you get what you pay for. Thanks also to the people at etrailer for ranking the Yakima so highly and for how well it was packaged for shipping. 330008



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This is the first time that I've used etrailer and I'm impressed with the customer service. Molly was very helpful in helping me to place may order and follow-up with the status. I had found a lower price on the web and the etrailer team quickly refunded 110% to my credit card with no hassle. Shipping was quicker than quoted by one day. The product, Yakima Holdup 2, is perfect for our two Pedego Interceptor ebikes. Easy to load and unload and definitely can see the quality. I've always used Yakima and this product does not disappoint. Fits perfect on my Nissan Titan with 2" tow receiver. 471618



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Excellent service from etrailer. The bike rack was easy to set up. He still having used it, but so far so good. I also got a hitch which I was able to install on my SUV on my own. Both items were shipped very quickly and arrived as expected. Very useful and informative videos on etrailer’s website for the hitch installation specific to my car. 467757



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I purchased a Pedego electric bike for Debera for her birthday. Our old rack wasn't built for the weight of the Pedego. After checking on line, I seen that the Yakima HoldUp 2 was adequate for the amount of weight we had to deal with. We placed an order sunday night an by tuesday afternoon we had our new rack. I have a Toyota 4Runner, which was not on the list of vehicles that would except this rack. After trying to install the rack, I could see that the spare tire is right up against the back side of the receiver on the vehicle. I did a slight modification of cutting 3/4 inch. off the backside of the racks 2X2 inch. male portion, allowing the rack to slide in far enough to let the racks locking pin to be inserted and screw in place, holding the rack very snug. The slight modification in which I did, did not hinder the structural integrity of the unit, what so ever. We have gone a total of four rides with the new rack an have been very pleased with its performance. The rack holds tight to the vehicle, the bikes have very little movement, the single key locking system is convenient. So to sum it up, we are very pleased with your service and the service of the product in which we have purchased from you, 5 stars all the way! 131140



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Just got the Yakima HoldUp 2 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches , easy to assemble, installation easy on vehicle. A quality product. Threaded bolt that goes through the receiver is a little difficult, included wrench wouldn't work, not enough room for it to get on the hex bolt. Used a ratchet wrench. A regular pin or a locking one would be better. 292852


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Works Great!

David S - 10/26/2017

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The bike rack exceeded my expectations! Well-designed and sturdy , yet not so heavy that I couldn't install it on my vehicle myself. Also E-trailer delivered the product as quickly as promised. 91902


Comments

Entirely disagree with the light enough comment- I purchased the 2 2 version and it has to weigh the most awkward 125 lbs Ive ever carried. Pay the extra $$ and get the KUAT aluminum version. Makes it even more of a PITA when trying to lift it up to vertical. Takes two people and cannot expect my wife and 7 yr old to manhandle it. Enginerds should have used a coil spring to assist with the lift. Also- after owning for 8 months, theres significant pooled corrosion i.e. orangered liquid oozes from every nook/cranny after a rain. They clearly did not protect the interior and expect that very soon the powdercoating will give way to flaking leafs of corroded metal. A huge shame for something that set me back so much $$$.KUAT- lighter and wont rust!

-- comment by: John F - 02/10/2014

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I spent nearly $800 for the 2 up with plus 2. Light enough, maybe if you only use the 2 bike version, it weighs over 50 lbs. I have the older grey 2 up along with the 2 plus making it hold 4 bikes. Combined they weigh about 100 lbs. No way one person can put the receiver in the hole. Very difficult for one person to raise up the unit from horizontal also. Two different size wrenches needed to take on and off bike as I have to remove the plus 2 first, 34 wrench then a 15/16 is needed on hitch. The plus 2 also does not come with a lock to secure it to the 2 up or a cable to lock the bikes to the rack. You will need to purchase them separately, another $50. I have also had two of the arms fail in a little over a year now, they have a lifetime warrantee but that gets old replacing them.Rack does hold bikes very good, but I am not happy overall with my purchase. Other models out there for this kind of money take a look.

-- comment by: Bill S - 04/07/2014

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Very high quality rack. The assembly of the rack from the box amounted to installing just four bolts to the two cross arms. The ratchet front wheel locking arms work very easy to support the bike in an upright position. The folding feature works great to store by hanging it on a wall in the garage with just two homemade wooden brackets for support. 41568



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Received our bike rack on 2nd day as promised,put it together in 11/2 hrs,loaded our electric bikes & took off for the weekend. It is very sturdy &easy to operate thanks to the video on line. With the tilt down option I will be able to load my bike which is heavier than most being a pedal assist electric bike. 97418



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Build like a tank. Can mount a bike on in less than 10 sec. Really secure. Downside is bit heavy. 33126



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Easy to install and handle 405501



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This is a great rack and extremely well made. The consumer assembly is only the two cross arms with two bolts each. I debated between this and a similar Thule. The cable with integrated lock and the lockable hitch pin sold me on this one. I have two K2 29'ers and they fit well in the tire saddles. The pivot arm locks down tight on the front wheel as does the strap on the rear wheel making the bikes are very stable for traveling. The large threaded hitch pin dampen all the slop in the hitch receiver. The only con I have is the 20 degree fold down does not allow my 2009 Town & Country rear hatch to fully open. This may not be a problem with other vehicles. For all the pros on this rack I can live with the con. 64381



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We have had this Yakima Holdup hitch bike rack for a year now and found it was shipped quickly, installed easily, and is handy to use on the back of our 2014 Grand Cherokee. We did have one bad screw head while assembling it and Yakima sent us a screw kit with no charge also quickly. No other problems. It seems to be quite heavy duty and should hold up well. The bikes are held on tight and do not sway. For this vehicle, you do have to tilt it back a little to open the tail gate. That has not been a problem. Label me a happy camper. 658528



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Fit my requirements perfectly Yakima products are so well designed and manufactured at a reasonable price point they are unmatched. Thanks to e trailer for selling them. 652697



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Bike rack is solid and easy to assemble. The inclusion of the hitch pin lock is a nice bonus! It will handle 29'ers with no issue. The built in wheel cable locks are nice but too short so you can only lock the front wheel (the rest of the bike can be easily removed). Overall, this is a great bike rack. etrailer.com was on their game (as usual) with best price and free shipping. The item arrived a day early which was nice. I've purchased 2 hitches and a bike rack and will continue to purchase from etrailer. The best in the business. 652223



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The Yakama hitch mounted Bicycle rack provides a solid way of transporting two electric bikes. The delivery was very quick and assembly straight forward. The etrailer product videos were helpful in determining my product selection. 650624



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Received my bike rack and installed it with no problems. Been working great ever since. I would buy from etrailer again if the need arises. 647486



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Excellent product -Yakima bike rack - durable, easy to use, has accommodated a wide variety of bike sizes... Also a great value, I save about $150 by buying from etrailer 643989



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Love my bike rack. It was packed with care and safe. Arrived quickly. 641030



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love this rack. I have to heavy bikes (one an ebike) and she does the job. quick set up and easy on/off with the bikes. like the integrated lock. She's a heavy rack so putting it on the hitch takes a bit of muscle. 640591



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The bike rack is awesome, well built and easy to assemble. The only issue that i have is that the product description says that these are suppose to have ratcheting straps to secure the tires and mine most definitely DOES NOT. Its not a big deal but still. 637274


Comments

Yakima recently made an update to the strap assembly on the wheel tray of the HoldUp. The old mechanism could stick and jam occasionally, so Yakima improved it. Well be updating our product description photos and videos shortly.

-- Mike L - 05/10/2019

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Great price and a 2 day delivery! 636798



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I like the product but for only one thing, it is a little small for my ebike, other wise for regular bikes it's fine. I bought it because it said that it fits ebikes and there weight but alas that is not so with mine. So I give it a 3 star out of 5. It is well made they can also improve on their locking mechanism. 619495



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Love my rack. Customer service expertly answered all my questions and pointed me to the best bike rack for me. The Yakima rack looks great. It’s built great. It folds, it tilts, it locks, I love it and I’m usually very critical. And it was delivered free in like two days. I love that it still fits in the garage when it’s folded upright. 617611



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all of the amount of information they provided on the carrier was really fantastic and helped me choose what I feel is a really great carrier that will serve me well. 602232



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Arrived in perfect condition and only took me will tell if it functions as advertised 584605



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Easy to setup easy to use 557501



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Exactly what I needed! Works as advertised and hauls bikes nice and secure. The shipping was extremely fast. Placed order on Tuesday and received it on Thursday. Will purchase more items from etrailer! 526544



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Great bike rack! Easy to install, easy to load and will carry my heavy electric bikes like a boss. 493132



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This met our expectations. It is built well and sturdy. 401180



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It has been a year since I bought this bike rack and I am so pleased with it. I owned a different bike rack prior to this one and it was a nightmare. I lost one of my expensive bikes due to poor engineering. Yakima is amazing I don't have any issues with it. I highly recommend this product. 321820



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Had one of the bicycle trays replaced. The arm had too much play. Replacement was free and the folks at etrailer and at Yakima were great. Go Trump. Replacement part was free and shipped quickly and free as well. I really like the product. I would purchase it again. 317117



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Was a snap installing and now mounting bikes is a breeze. I used to have my bikes mounted to my roof racks and had to almost throw my bikes up on top of my rig to transport them. This rack allows bikes to be loaded in no time at all...and the rack has no rattling even going off-highway. My back definitely loves this rack! 276334



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Product arrived in perfect condition. Assembled it in about 30 mins. I'm off this weekend on my first bike trip. Can't wait! Thanks etrailer.com! 259838



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Product was delivered quickly, and as promised. etrailer does an awesome job ! Again :O) 255999



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Fast service and item came packaged well. Love my new rack and it is as described on the web page. Safe and secure for my two road bikes and gives me access to the hatch. 255722



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Quality product. Very easy to assemble and use...had it out of the box, assembled and loaded with bikes in less than 30 minutes! 225974



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Great Product. Outstanding Price. Quick shipping and receipt of items. etrailer is a great place to purchase this sort of thing. I'm a repeat and always happy customer. 225768



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Easy to assemble, easy to attach to vehicle and even easier to load your bike. Two bikes ride very smooth with little movement. For me, a great purchase. 205943


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  • Can Yakima HoldUp Bike Rack be Used on a 2017 Subaru Impreza with a Class I Trailer Hitch Receiver
  • I'm afraid your husband is correct to be concerned. The trailer hitch receivers we carry for your Impreza, like the Draw-Tite # DT24959, are all Class I hitches and will need an expander to fit the Yakima HoldUp for 2 Inch Hitch Receivers # Y02443. Using an expander, like the Brophy # HTAD, will give you a 2 inch receiver opening but it will also reduce your hitch's tongue weight capacity by 50 percent. That puts your maximum tongue weight at no more than 100 pounds using the Draw-Tite...
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  • Why Yakima HoldUp Bike Rack Is Not Rated For RVs
  • Bike carriers that are designed to work on the rear of an RV are made so that they can take the additional stress at the back of the RV. Yakima does not recommend using the HoldUp Rack on RVs because a bike rack mounted on the rear of a motor home will be subject to more shaking and jarring than would be experienced when mounted in the receiver on a passenger vehicle. This is primarily caused by two factors, the distance between the rear axle of the RV and the receiver, and the stiffer...
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  • Replacement Tongue For Yakima Holdup Bike Carrier To Replace 2-inch Tongue With 1-1/4 Inch
  • If you have a 2-inch Yakima Holdup bike carrier like part # Y02443, we have a replacement tongue, part # 8880581, that can be used to make the bike carrier a 1-1/4 inch carrier. I spoke with my contact at Yakima and they said an adapter cannot be used with any of their bike carrier to reduce the tongue other than the Holdup bike rack I mentioned above.
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  • Bike Rack and Trailer Hitch Receiver to Clear Spare Tire on 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
  • The Draw-Tite # 76104 measures 6-1/2" from the front mounting plate to the edge of the receiver (see accompanying photo), and that is the longest hitch available for your 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. As you mentioned, the Thule T2 Classic 2 Bike Platform Rack # TH9044 measures 4-1/2" to the closest part of the rack when folded so there isn't going to be a hitch that lets you fold the rack up on a '16 Wrangler Unlimited. That leaves you with a couple options - 1) Get the Thule T2 Classic...
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  • Recommended Bike Rack for Tongue of R-Pod With Electric Tongue Jack
  • To mount a bike rack to the tongue of your R-Pod you will want to start out by using the Stromberg Carlson Bike Bunk Trailer-Mounted Bike Rack Carrier for A-Frame Trailers # CC-275. This will give you a 2 inch trailer hitch receiver opening for you to use a bike rack with. From the top of the A-frame of your R-Pod to the top of the cross tube is 33-1/2 inches, which should clear your electric tongue jack, and it has a weight capacity of 100 lbs. The bike rack that I recommend using with...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2017 Subaru Outback with Factory 1-1/4 Inch Trailer Hitch
  • If the trailer hitch on your 2017 Subaru Outback is the factory hitch then that limits your bike rack options. The issue is that the hitch pin hole on the Subaru hitch is much to close to the receiver opening to use most bike racks safely; especially platform racks that are heavier than hanging racks. The best bike rack option that will work with that hitch is the BikeWing # B01311 which does hold the bikes by the wheels. The other option, provided the factory hitch is not welded on,...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Bike Rack Recommendation for Carrying an E-Bike with a 2016 Land Rover Range Rover
  • Thank you for the picture! Based off of that it looks like your 2016 Land Rover Range Rover is either an Evoque or a Sport. If you have an Evoque then I recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13128 but if you have the Sport use the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13243. Both options give you what you need to carry a hitch mount bike rack but a stabilizer strap like part # 18050 must be used for non-trailer products (like a bike rack) to keep in accordance with the Curt warranty. For...
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  • Is the Yakima HoldUp Replacement Shank # 8880581 Compatible With Draw-Tite Receiver on 2014 Mustang
  • Normally the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24863 is the hitch receiver that I would recommend for your 2014 Ford Mustang, but since you are wanting to use the Yakima HoldUp with a 1-1/4 inch shank, like part # Y02445, you will need to go with the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C11210 instead. Keep in mind that the Curt hitch receiver requires the use of a Support Strap # 18050 for all non-trailer loads per the Curt warranty. The reason that I recommend the Curt in...
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  • Can I Add Two Additional Bikes To My Yakima Platform Bike Rack
  • If you have the Yakima HoldUp Bike Rack part # Y02443 or the Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Rack part # Y02479 then yes, you can use the 2-Bike Add-On for Yakima HoldUp part # Y02446 or the 2-Bike Add-On for Yakima HoldUp EVO part # Y02482 to carry an additional two bikes assuming you have the capacity on your hitch. These are the only two Yakima bike racks that have this capability.
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  • Will BikeBag Bike Rack Cover Fit over Yakima Holdup Bike Rack
  • I have a way for you to check but it's hard for us to say if the Yakima HoldUp 2 # Y02443 will fit with the BikeBag part # B01571 that you referenced. Take a rope and use it to measure the distance around the circumference of your bike rack when loaded (measure around the tire as that's the widest point), now lay that rope out and measure it with a tape measure. If the distance is less than 180 inches the cover will fit. See picture.
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  • Adapting a Yakima HoldUp 2 Bike Rack with a 1-1/4 Inch Shank for a 2 Inch Hitch
  • The adapter, part # 80300 is likely not a great fit, as it will reduce your hitch's tongue weight by 50% and may make your rack entirely unusable because your hitch won't have the capacity to carry anything else. Instead, I recommend a little more involved process that will preserve the rack's capacity. You can replace your tongue/stinger with part # 8880580. This will swap the 1-1/4 tongue with a 2-inch tongue by reinstalling the tongue. This has the benefit of behaving exactly like...
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  • 2004 Honda Accord Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2-Bike Rack that Can Adapt to 4-Bike Rack
  • Thank you for all of the details regarding your situation! I will do my best to address all of your concerns so that you can go on rides with your sons in the future. You are correct that an adapter will reduce the weight rating of the trailer hitch by 50% but the good news is that it won't reduce the weight rating of your vehicle at all (which is 100 lbs for tongue weight found in the owner's manual). For your 2004 Honda Accord EX you need to use the Curt Trailer Hitch # C11327 as it...
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  • Recommended Hitch-Mount Platform-Style Bike Rack for 2015 Toyota Highlander with OEM Hitch
  • The OEM hitches supplied on some import vehicles do have a shallow depth from the rear-facing end of the receiver tube to the center of the hitch pin hole. You can certainly use the Yakima HoldUp 2 Bike Rack # Y02443 in your OEM hitch. You'll just want to check the distance from your hitch pin hole to the rear-most part of the vehicle to ensure enough clearance for the folded rack. The linked article illustrates. The HoldUp 2 provides 7 inches of clearance from the hitch pin hole to...
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  • Parts Needed to Tow with a 2015 Honda Accord EX V6
  • Out of the available trailer hitches for your 2015 Honda Accord I recommend going with the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C11681 over the Draw-Tite Sportframe # 24899. They are both identical in Class and weight ratings and come with a 1-1/4" receiver. Please note that Class I trailer hitches are only rated to carry up to 2 bikes. The Curt warranty requires a Stabilizer Strap # 18050 for all non-supported loads, like the Yakima HoldUp # Y02443, but it doesn't have the weld stop inside...
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  • How to Convert Yakima HoldUp for 1-1/4 Inch Hitch Receivers to Fit 2 Inch Hitch Receivers
  • The Hitch Adapter # Y8890174 is for the Flipside, DoubleDown, and StickUp bike carriers. It's a direct replacement part for the adapter that was included with those racks. The HoldUp doesn't have a model that fits both a 1-1/4 inch and a 2 inch using an adapter. It has two different models, one for 2 inch hitches, # Y02443, and one for 1-1/4 inch hitches, # Y02445. To convert the HoldUp from a 1-1/4 inch to a 2 inch you can replace the spine using # 8890277. Or to convert it the...
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  • Why Won't Replacement 1-1/4" Tongue # 8880581 Fit in 1-1/4" Receiver
  • If you currently have the Yakima HoldUp # Y02443 for 2" receivers then it is for some Class II but mostly Class III receivers. However, since you installed the Replacement 1-1/4" Tongue # 8880581 this essentially made it part # Y02445 which is compatible with 1-1/4" receivers as long as they don't have a weld stop like some Class I receivers have (see attached photo). If the problem is that you can't get the shank of the bike rack to even start in the receiver then I would measure the...
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  • Converting Yakima HoldUp Bike Rack to Work in 1-1/4 Trailer Hitch
  • You can convert your Yakima HoldUp # Y02443 for 2" hitches to work with a 1-1/4" hitch with just the tongue assembly, which is Replacement 1-1/4" Tongue for Yakima HoldUp Bike Racks # 8880581. You will not need any new hardware to install this assembly on your current HoldUp.
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