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Yakima RidgeBack Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting

Yakima RidgeBack Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting

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This 2-bike rack comes fully assembled and installs quickly without the need for tools. Removable ZipStrips let you easily load bikes without bulky straps getting in your way. Tilts with bikes unloaded. 1-800-940-8924 to order Yakima hitch bike racks part number Y02457 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Yakima products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Yakima RidgeBack Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting. Hitch Bike Racks reviews from real customers.
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Yakima Hitch Bike Racks

  • Hanging Rack
  • 2 Bikes
  • Fits 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitch
  • Fits 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Folding Rack
  • Tilt-Away Rack
  • Frame Mount
  • Yakima
  • Class 2
  • Class 3
  • Hitch Lock

This 2-bike rack comes fully assembled and installs quickly without the need for tools. Removable ZipStrips let you easily load bikes without bulky straps getting in your way. Tilts with bikes unloaded.


Features:

  • Hanging bike rack carries 2 bikes using your vehicle's hitch receiver
  • Anti-sway cradles with soft padding secure bikes by the top tube and seat post
    • Removable ZipStrips allow bike frames to easily slide over cradles
    • Lower cradles reduce bike-to-bike contact and help prevent scratches and scuffs
  • TriggerFinger levers allow rack to tilt and arms to fold
    • Mast tilts down without bikes loaded to access cargo area
  • Tool-free installation with SpeedKnob and tethered hitch pin
    • Tightens rack inside your hitch to reduce movement and noise
  • Same Key System (SKS) lock deters theft of the rack
    • HandCuff cable lock kit (sold separately) deters theft of your bikes
  • Removable sleeve lets you convert rack for use with 1-1/4" hitches
  • Frame adapter bar (sold separately) required for bikes without a straight, horizontal top tube
  • Gray powder coated steel construction is rust resistant


Specs:

  • Application: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" (Class II only) and 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Carrying capacity: 2 bikes
  • Weight capacity: 40 lbs per bike
  • Length of arms: 15"
  • Distance between arms (outside cradle to outside cradle): 13-1/2"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to:
    • Back of mast: 11-1/2"
    • Closest part of rack: 9-1/2"
  • Carrier weight: 32 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


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

Dual Folding Arms with Anti-Sway Cradles

Yakima RidgeBack 2-Bike Hanging-Style Rack Dual Folding Arms with TriggerFinger Lever

The Yakima RidgeBack has dual arms that provide excellent support for your bikes. They slope up to provide ground clearance for steep driveways and bumpy roads.


Yakima RidgeBack 2-Bike Hanging-Style Rack TriggerFinger Lever

To fold the arms down, pull up the TriggerFinger lever at the top of the mast. This leaves a smaller footprint, so you can keep the rack on your vehicle to park in your garage. And when stored in this configuration, it doesn't take up as much space in your garage.


Yakima RidgeBack 4-Bike Hanging-Style Rack Folding Cradles

Each set of anti-sway cradles have two ZipStrips that secure your bike along the top tube and one that secures the seat post or downtube. This multi-point contact helps keep your bikes from rocking back and forth, reducing bike-to-bike contact.


Yakima RidgeBack 4-Bike Hanging-Style Rack Zip StripsYakima RidgeBack 4-Bike Hanging-Style Rack Zip Strips

Because the ZipStrips are removable, the RidgeBack is easier to load than racks that have integrated straps that get in your way when you slide your bikes over the arms. To load your bikes, press the quick-release levers on the sides of each cradle and remove the ZipStrips, slide your bikes onto the rack, and re-insert the strips, pressing them firmly against each bike's frame. To remove your bikes, simply remove the ZipStrips.


Easy Tilting for Cargo Area Access

Yakima RidgeBack 2-Bike Hanging-Style Rack Tilting

The rack tilts down without your bikes loaded. This means you won't have to remove the whole rack to access your cargo area for grocery runs and other errands.


Yakima RidgeBack 2-Bike Hanging-Style Rack Lower HitchSwitch Lever

To tilt the rack, pull the lever on the front of the mast and lower the mast. When you're ready to go, lift the mast up until it snaps into place with an audible click.


Tool-Free Installation and Rack Security

Yakima EasyFold XT

The rack quickly installs in your hitch receiver, without the need for tools. Just slide the shank into your hitch and turn the knob until snug. Turning the knob deploys an anti-rattle wedge in the shank to help take play out of the hitch connection. Insert the hitch pin into the hole to secure the rack to your receiver. The pin is tethered to the rack, so you won't lose it.


Yakima Helium Pro 2-Bike Hanging-Style Rack 1-1/4

You can install the rack in a 1-1/4" hitch or in a 2" hitch. To use it in a 1-1/4" hitch, simply remove the adapter with the included Allen key.


Yakima RidgeBack 2-Bike Hanging-Style Rack Locking Knob

A lock on the hand knob secures the rack to your vehicle. Once locked, the hand knob will spin freely so a would-be thief can't operate it.


Yakima RidgeBack 2-Bike Hanging-Style Rack Locking Knob

A HandCuff cable lock kit (sold separately) is available to secure your bikes to the rack. Unlike a standard cable lock, the HandCuff lock attaches to the Ridgeback with included hardware. Once attached, the cable threads around your bikes' frames and inserts into the lock at the end of the right arm. The cable stores inside the mast when not in use. Same Key System (SKS) locks (sold separately) let you make all your Yakima products keyed alike.


Available Adapter Bar

Yakima EasyFold XT

If you have a women's bike, kid's bike, or any other bike without a straight, horizontal top tube, you will need an adapter bar (sold separately) to properly mount your bike. The bar fits between the seat post and handlebar stem post of your bike to create a top tube so your bike hangs level on the rack.



8002457 Yakima Ridge Back 2-Bike Hanging-Style Carrier - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting

Item # Y02457

Installation Details Y02457 Installation instructions



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Yakima RidgeBack Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting - Y02457

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (209 Customer Reviews)

This 2-bike rack comes fully assembled and installs quickly without the need for tools. Removable ZipStrips let you easily load bikes without bulky straps getting in your way. Tilts with bikes unloaded.

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Back of our Jeep with 2 bike for 7000 miles, no issue at all, would definitely recommend it to anyone with a trailer hitch

Edward

9/6/2023

Still using the bike rack, no issues, it still 100.

Etrailer Expert

Mike L.

10/26/2023

@Edward Awesome, glad to hear that!


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I used this product twice to go back and forth on a 700 mile trip (1400 miles total). My initial impression was that it was sturdy because it was larger than most 2 bike carriers I've seen. The strapping system is convenient and the locking system worked great. The only flaw so far is that one of the locking mechanisms actually broke off. After closer inspection, I realized that the parts are plastic. I'm not sure what actually caused it to break other than the force of hitting a pothole causing the bike to bounce on the rack. Those types of forces should be expected with normal driving however and I expected the locking mechanism to hold up. I was fairly disappointed that it happened given the asking price and the reviews I read prior to my purchase. Other than the locking mechanism on the actual bike rack, I wouldn't put to much faith in the red handled locking pin that inserts into the trailer hitch and insertion bar portion of the bike rack. It is understood that the pin does not go all the way through the insertion bar as the locking mechanism is inside and prevents further advancement. Yakima could probably improve this aspect of the product. I will be contacting Yakima to see if they will replace the broken part. One thing I did notice was that the broken bracket is screwed in and can be removed/replaced fairly easily. I have included pics of the broken bracket and working bracket for comparison. Hope this helps in your decision!



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Carried 2 bikes from North Texas to Northern Colorado on the back of a civic coupe, through high winds and mountain passes. This rack is very sturdy. It was a little tough to get out of the hitch receiver the first time, very snug fit. I now need to get a hitch receiver on my Miata so that I can continue to use this rack.



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Although the first one I received had damage-Eric was awesome at helping me get it all straightened out and shipped me a new rack. he was super helpful and very quick at taking care of the problem/very professional! I will continue to use etrailers for all my bike needs.



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For my URAL Motorcycle. Heavy to fits perfect and small frame Specialized Vado down tube water bottle cage just clears the rack mount.



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The rack has been a great purchase. No problems with the installation or performance. I bicycle two to three times per week and the trails I use are 10 or more miles from my home. I carry both my wife's and my bikes securely.

Michael S.

9/13/2017

No functionality problems but the Yakima emblem came off



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This was installed in a 2" hitch but can accommodate the smaller receiver as well. This rack holds on to my large frame mountain bike just fine with virtually no sway during the short trips to my local trail.

All features work as advertised, but please note that while the kit comes with a long strap to hold multiple bikes together (to prevent the frame bouncing against each other I assume), the kit does not include a strap to hold the front wheel/fork steady. I improvised one with a short bungee cord.

Shipping from etrailer was fast and communicated well via notifiactions.



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Just installed hitch and carrier and it all went smoothly, the videos were terrific on how to install and use.



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The bicycle rack was delivered today. After much trial and error I finally got it together and functioning properly. The instructions are little help and I only achieved success after calling Yakima customer service for assistance. On a purely cosmetic issue, the Yakima decal is already half gone. If I were the manufacturer I would like my name ( logo ) applied more permanently. After all the trials and tribulations, the bike rack is first class. To bad the same can't be said for the instructions.

Bill N.

9/21/2016

It works just fine. A good bike carrier.



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I like my Yakima. the hitch is tight and secure. I never worry about losing it or the bike. I would purchase another one today if I had the need.

Patrick

4/25/2022

Very happy. when my bike is on the rack, I know it is secure and I dont worry about losing it.



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Very easy to install.only gripe I have I paid $XXX.00, 2 weeks later went on sale for $XXX.00.called they said can't help it.



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The rack arrived fully assembled and the additional HandCuff Cable Lock was securely packed in the same carton. The installation of the Cable Lock was very simple (watch the Etrailer video concerning the lock -- made things very clear though the printed instruction were easy enough to follow). Installing the rack on my 2017 Ford Edge was extremely simple (again, watch the Etrailer video). The rack slid easily into the hitch and tightened up very snugly. I have not used the bike rack yet for transport, but it appears very sturdy and the clips holding the bike in place are very secure.
Etrailer customer service was exceptional and I was very surprised to see the cable lock arrive with the rack since I was originally told it was on backorder.



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Good product.... I only use it a few time a year... take bikes from NY to Florida and back.... and a few times locally. I suppose if you were really into biking, get the type that you simply set the bike(s) in the wheel trays and lock them on.... Remember as humans we tend to be lazy even if we may be marathon bikers.

Used this on a Porsche Macan, and a Grand Marquis. My Grand Marquis has the smaller hitch... 1 1/2" ??? I just went to Walmart and got an adapter to 2"... Sorry e-trailer but I was in a hurray. The adapter actually moves the rack a few more inches away from the trunk. Love that because access to the trunk is easier.... but trunk access is not really a problem whether or not you need an adapter.

I like the locks.... also remember to get the adapter bar for ladies bikes.

Folds up nice to put in garage.



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We used this bike rack on our vacation to Atlantic Beach NC. For 2 senior citizens, we made out pretty well. The bikes had a pleasant ride, no dings, no dents, no spinning tires! We carried them on the back of a GMC pickup with a camper top. The tilt down feature allowed us to open the tailgate completely with the bikes still on the rack. The only thing we would want to improve is the weight. At 32 pounds it was hard for us to mount on the hitch, but we were able to get a young neighbor to help us. It is very well built and I would definitely recommend this rack to our friends.



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The Yakima RidgeBack 2 is an excellent bike carrier. Simple and intuitive to install with good looks and easy functionality - this is simply what I have come to expect from Yakima. The unit is reasonably priced compared to the competition. This is the third Yakima bike rack system that I have owned.

Purchasing the product from etrailer was so easy and much cheaper because the bike shops wanted me to pay shipping. This is my first experience with etrailer and it was a good one.



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Excellent experience buying my trailer hitch from etrailer for my bike rack. Shipping was on time and I was able to install it myself after viewing the videos online. Installation took about an hour, if I would of had one more set of hands it would of been easier and faster. Thank you etrailer.



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This is the third Yakima Ridgeback that I have purchased for three different family members. These bike racks are durable,secure the bikes well and are easy to use. I continue to see cars, SUVs and trucks all over the midwest with Yakima bike racks. They work well with road, trail and hybrid bikes. Look no further and Enjoy the outdoors!



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The RidgeBack 2 is easy to install and easy to use. The quick-release ratchet straps hold my bikes securely in the cradles, the rack is very sturdy and the tilt-away feature works great to access my hatchback. I'd agree with other reviewers that Yakima would be wise to paint the logo rather than use a stencil that peels off at the lightest touch. Not a problem for me, but it doesn't help Yakima advertising. Overall, an excellent product so far. I've only had it for a little over a week but have driven a couple hundred miles over highways, rural roads and dirt/gravel paths. To date, it's solid.



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I ordered both a Curt class three hitch and Yakima bike rack. The hitch and bike rack came in great condition! However, I'm unsure if my car's frame will be able to handle the weight of my bikes, bike rack, and hitch once I load everything on. The gauge of the steel on the actual frame of my Subaru crosstrek is thinner than that used for the Yakima bike rack. I just talked to Subaru and they weren't able to answer my questions of the frame's weight limitations because I didn't buy their parts. I understand but it stinks not to have a clear answer. We'll see what happens. I may be having to test etrailer's return policy, but I hope not. Crossing my fingers.





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The rack installs easily with good instructions. It is still a little heavy for me to put in my Subaru Crosstrek (I am 68), but it is manageable.

We used this heavier rack since we sometimes put on our electric bikes for short distances. They are at the heavy end of the weight limits, but should work OK. Unlike the last car I had (Subaru forester), we don't want to keep the rack on the car unless we need to use it.

The rack was delivered slower than expected. The web site said it was in stock, but there apparently was an issue with the availability. The customer service team kept me well apprised of the shipment status.



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This rack has been outstanding! Very stable and although it is a tad on the heavy side (not necessarily a bad thing) it is relatively easy to install and remove when needed. The ratchet straps are very effective and easy to use. I would highly recommend this bike rack! .............. By the way, ETrailer.com is an outstanding company to deal with as well! They are very good at what they do!



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Only complaint like others have noted is the Yakima logo is a sticker that easily peels off. Other than that, it's strong, sturdy, and easy to load my bikes. I've used it about 6 times over the past year with no problems. I'm very satisfied with my purchase.



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The Yakima Ridgeback 2 bike rack is an excellent product. I was tired of my other rack rocking in the hitch receiver and this one is soild as a rock and fold down and out the way when not in use and something I can leave on my truck. Service was excellent, ordered on Wednesday took advantage of free shipping offer and received the following Monday. Great service, thanks a lot!



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This Bike Rack does everything well and seems to be designed very well. The only gripe would be the Yakima decal is very thin and in the summer heat peels off easily. I plan on contacting Yakima and requesting they send me a new one since mine was peeling off when I removed the Bike Rackfrom the box.



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The Yakima bike rack came almost completely assembled. I had watched the video before I bought the rack and was pleasantly surprised to see that it was indeed as easy as it looked to use.


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