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Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount

Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount

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From heavy fat tire bikes to sleek carbon frames, this hitch bike rack has you covered. Ratcheting hooks hold your bikes by their wheels with no frame contact. Foot lever lowers rack for easy bike loading. SpeedKnob provides tool-free installation. Call 800-298-1624 to order Yakima hitch bike racks part number Y02479 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Yakima products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount. Hitch Bike Racks reviews from real customers.
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Yakima Hitch Bike Racks - Y02479

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

From heavy fat tire bikes to sleek carbon frames, this hitch bike rack has you covered. Ratcheting hooks hold your bikes by their wheels with no frame contact. Foot lever lowers rack for easy bike loading. SpeedKnob provides tool-free installation.


Features:

  • Platform bike rack carries 2 bikes using your vehicle's hitch receiver
    • Available add-on lets you convert the rack to carry 4 bikes
  • Ratcheting hooks hold your bikes securely by the front wheels - no frame contact
  • Large wheel holders with extra-long straps let you carry fat bikes
    • Pivoting rear-wheel cradles accommodate bikes of different lengths
  • Adjustable bike trays slide side-to-side to eliminate bike-to-bike contact
  • Rear-mounted lever and foot pedal allows rack to tilt and fold
    • Tilts down with bikes loaded to access cargo area
    • KickStart pedal lets you easily lower rack into loading position
  • SpeedKnob provides tool-free installation in your hitch receiver
    • Tightens rack inside your hitch to reduce movement and noise
  • Same Key System (SKS) locks deter theft of your bikes and the rack
  • Durable steel construction with black powder coat is rust resistant
  • Convenient bottle opener built into the end of the rack


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Carrying capacity: 2 bicycles
  • Weight capacity: 50 lbs per bike
  • Maximum tire width: 4.81"
  • Maximum wheelbase: 48
  • Wheel diameter: 20" - 29"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to:
    • Closest part of the rack: 13-1/2"
    • Closest part of the rack when folded up: 7-1/2"
    • Farthest part of the rack: 34"
    • Farthest part of the rack when folded up: 18"
  • Carrier weight: 50 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


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

Yakima 8002479 Holdup EVO 2 Bike Rack Loaded

The Yakima HoldUp EVO 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. You can quickly tilt or fold the rack with the KickStart foot pedal and easy-access tilt handle, saving time when accessing gear or loading bikes. The locking SpeedKnob makes installation and removal of the rack a painless process.


Wheel-Mount Design for Easy Bike Loading

Yakima 8002479 Holdup EVO Bike Rack Large Front Wheel Holders

The HoldUp EVO 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.


Yakima 8002479 Holdup EVO Bike Rack Front Wheel Secured

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 gray button and slide the hook up and off your wheel.


Yakima 8002479 Holdup EVO Adjustable Rear Wheel Holders

Large rear wheel holders allow the HoldUp EVO 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.


Yakima HoldUp EVO Ratcheting Arm No Frame Contact

Mounting bikes by the wheels helps prevent any scratches or scuffs to the paint. The ratcheting hooks are padded, however, so they won't mark 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

Yakima 8002479 Holdup EVO Adjustable Trays

The wheel trays on the HoldUp EVO 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 for Bikes and Rack

Yakima 8002479 Holdup EVO Bike Rack Built-in Cable Locks

The HoldUp EVO 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.


Yakima 8002479 Holdup EVO Bike Rack SpeedKnob Anti-Wobble System

The SpeedKnob makes the installation process fast and easy. Once you have the hitch pin in place, simply turn the knob to secure the rack within your hitch receiver. As you tighten the knob it activates the anti-rattle wedge within the rack's shank to reduce noise and movement of the rack while mounted. It also has a built-in SKS lock to keep the rack anchored in place, so you won't need to fumble around with a hitch lock.


The cable locks and SpeedKnob 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

Yakima HoldUp EVO KickStart Foot Pedal

When you're ready to hit the road, the spring-loaded KickStart foot pedal at the base of the rack allows you to quickly position it for loading bikes. Simply step down on the pedal and lower the rack into position.


Yakima 8002479 Holdup EVO Bike Rack Tiled for Rear Cargo Access

A spring-loaded lever conveniently located behind the bike trays tilts the rack down, while fully loaded, so you can gain access to your vehicle's rear cargo area without having to unload your bikes.

Yakima 8002479 Holdup EVO Bike Rack KickStart Foot Pedal

When you are ready to store the rack, use the same lever to easily fold the rack up against the rear of your vehicle. 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 back on the lever and fold the rack up against your vehicle.



Optional 2-Bike Add-On

Yakima 8002479 Holdup EVO Bike Rack Add-on for 4 Bike Capacity

There is a 2-bike add-on available (Y02482 - sold separately) for the HoldUp EVO that will allow you convert it from a 2-bike carrier to a 4-bike carrier. To install the add-on, 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 the included bolt.



8002479 Yakima HoldUp EVO Platform Bike Rack - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount - Tilting

Installation Details Y02479 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount - Y02479

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (23 Customer Reviews)

From heavy fat tire bikes to sleek carbon frames, this hitch bike rack has you covered. Ratcheting hooks hold your bikes by their wheels with no frame contact. Foot lever lowers rack for easy bike loading. SpeedKnob provides tool-free installation.

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E-trailer 5 stars, product could be be better, it works, heavy,, should have told us about the fender (works better with out the fender), very stiff in moving up and down dbl. heavy with E-bike. If you have a back problem take it slow.



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Overall very impressed with quality of the bike rack. The only issue I have is with my long wheel base Fat bike. It wants to rock out of the front tire cradle because the back tire is past the rack and the weight of the bike pushes it rearward. To solve it I have to bungee the rear tire to the bike rack frame pulling it to the front. You can see the green bungee in my picture. This does not happen with my wife’s bike. This is mounted on a 2016 Yukon. With the rack tipped pack you can lift the gate about 3/4 of the way to access the rear area. Etrailer shipped super fast.



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I assembled and installed the rack at a leisurely pace. It took a little while to get the spine bolt properly aligned, but once I got past that the rest of the installation went quickly. I’m guessing it was about half an hour from start to finish and a good bit of that was unpacking the rack and all its hardware. Mounting my beach cruiser was easy. I road-tested everything and I’m very happy with this purchase. The advice I got from Kyle at etrailer was excellent and follow up has been great.



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Fast shipping easy to put together. Nice and tight in hitch 2". Loaded bikes on rack and fit with no problems 1 full suspension 29" tires and 1 with 26" wheels no problem adjusting rack. have not used yet will update after a couple of trips.


Comments
It is still holding up. Had a couple of issues that Yakima fixed. One was the rear tire holder fell off the pins that hold the holder were on recall. The other was the front tire holder the one that comes down the the tire. The shims that keep it from binding got stuck and cause the shims to break. Yakima fixed this as well. Over all love the bike rack. The best part is the wife can put her bike on the rack by herself with no problems. Do not have the 26 inch tire bike anymore. She got a 27.5 x 2.8 with full suspension and it fits no problem. Would recommend to others.
Ted L - 07/19/2019



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Have yet to install but wanted to comment on the great customer service. Initially was sent the wrong item. When I contacted the seller they immediately responded by sending the correct hitch and a prepaid return label. Additional, they lived up to their competitive price policy and gave me credit when I found the same item at a lower price. Fantastic customer service. Check back later for hitch review.


Comments
Vet pleased with the performance. We have made server all trips cross country We always take our bikes and ride wherever possible. This rack has served us well with no problems.
Ken N - 05/18/2019



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Product shipped & received on time. Great product, holds bikes down well, easy to use flip up option.



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Very helpful and efficient! Overall great experience.



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The products are good, ordering the parts were easy but the packaging was a little rough. I purchased a bike rack and two bearing buddy bras that they stuffed inside the rack box, need less to say they were crushed in shipping. The bra's are soft plastic and are still okay to use but the packing was wasted.


Comments
The Yakima rack is working out nicely, Its a bit heavy but very well built.
Paul O - 07/31/2019



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I received the Yakima bike rack just yesterday so have not used it yet. I will be using the rack for a Giant eBike and a Trek roadbike. Everything in my dealings with etrailer was very smooth. I even received the shipment a day early. Brendan was very professional and good to work with. I would recommend etrailer for your bike rack needs.



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Very easy to assemble. Exceptionally built and holds two Rad Rover ST no problem. I remove the batteries to lessen the total weight. The rack is a beast. THANK YOU



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Great service, I’ll use etrailer agains t!



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Product is very sturdy and everything we needed!! The price and delivery by etrailer.com were FANTASTIC!!!!



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Arrived today ahead of the latest projections, in great shape. Although haven't used it yet it appears very stout and should be just what we need.



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Great Product. Easy Installation. Easy to use.



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Review from a similar HoldUp EVO in Hitch Bike Racks


I purchased this rack after extensive research and have been using it regularly for several months. I am very pleased with this purchase as it has provided exactly what I was looking for in a bike rack. The reasons I purchased this rack (in no particular order) were: price, features, and that it could carry a bike weighing as much as 50lbs (needed for an e-bike). etrailer's web site info is excellent and helpful as were the staff when I had a question. The rack is heavy (but needs to be for what it is designed to do), so taking it on and off the car requires the ability to carry and maneuver a bulky and cumbersome object. Getting bikes on and off this rack could not be easier. Be sure to take it easy driving over bumps because I did shake a bike loose from the rack once; that experience is consistent with info on the e-trailer web site. Other than that the bikes ride very securely, including at highway speeds.


Comments
A year later, after regular use of this rack, the above summary of my experience holds. Ive been very pleased with this rack.
Neil - 08/03/2021


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Review from a similar HoldUp EVO in Hitch Bike Racks


Reasonably quick delivery from etrailer, no issues there. The rack arrived in decent shape (boxes weren't destroyed), and assembly of the 2-place rack and the add-on only took ~1 hour. I am somewhat concerned that the cross-bars where you attach the trays that hold the bicycles are welded to the underside of the rack. Seems it would be much stronger if it were welded on top. I'm hoping the 4 bolts that hold these on will hold up over time - I had my last bike rack for 20+ years, we'll see if these can go the distance.


Comments
As long as the rack is assembled and used according to the instructions, the rack is covered by a limited lifetime warranty. Yakima does a very good job of standing behind their products.
-- Etrailer Expert Mike L - 08/24/2018


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Review from a similar HoldUp EVO in Hitch Bike Racks


Purchased with Draw-tite 24763 (Class I, 1 1/4 in hitch receiver) for installation to a 2011 Honda Civic sedan. The online assistant (Mckenzie ?) was very helpful in walking me through some questions which I had prior to placing an order. One of the reasons why I selected etrailer for this transaction is the experience which the organization can claim regarding various combinations of hitch receivers and bicycle racks. I was well-pleased with the online assistance prior to purchase. Assembly was straightforward and easy.



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Review from a similar HoldUp EVO in Hitch Bike Racks


The Yakima EVO rack works great. It holds the bikes securely and is easy to load and unload. The rack is well built and a little on the heavy side. (very sturdy) The rack is easy to install and remove from my car, but I have not decided on a good way to store the rack when it is not in use. I have used the rack on several long trips at interstate speeds and the rack and bikes are very secure with no bouncing or swaying.



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Review from a similar HoldUp EVO in Hitch Bike Racks


Great product - delivered ahead of schedule - well packaged - easy to install. Can't wait to buy a new bike and do some traveling!!



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Review from a similar HoldUp EVO in Hitch Bike Racks



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Ask the Experts about this Yakima Hitch Bike Racks

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    I do have a great option for you, however since the Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 Bike Rack # Y02479 has a wheel-mount design, it's not the best solution for your e-bikes that feature fenders. Pushing the hooks down onto the fenders could damage them and angling them further out on the wheel to avoid interference can lead to a more unstable connection. For your bikes I instead recommend the Saris Freedom # SA4412B, which features adjustable clamps that will attach to the frame (even if your e-bikes...
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  • Could Yakima Holdup EVO Bike Rack Fold Up and Clear Rear Spare of 2016 Jeep Patriot
    When we installed and reviewed the Yakima Holdup Evo part # Y02479 we found that there was 8 inches from the pin hole to the nearest portion of the rack when folded up so this would work for you to clear the spare of your 2016 Jeep Patriot. If you check out the attached picture you can see the measurement or you can check out the 4:04 mark of the video link I attached as well.
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    I would be happy to recommend a 2 bike rack for a 2" trailer hitch receiver for you. There is definitely quite a few options for bike racks, but I will give you three options I think will best suit your needs. The Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 Bike Platform Rack # Y02479 which is a wheel mount design to protect the carbon fiber frame on your bike, and will support two bikes weight up to 50lbs each with tires up to 5" wide. This bike rack weighs in right at 50lbs, tilts down to allow you access...
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  • Is Yakima HoldUp Bike Rack Extension Compatible with EVO Holdup Bike Rack
    The only 2 bike add-on that's compatible with the Yakima HoldUp part # Y02479 that you referenced is the EVO add-on part # Y02482. The previous model Holdup is not compatible with the EVO version.
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  • How To Determine if Yakima Holdup EVO Bike Rack Will Clear Vehicle When Folded Up
    When the Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 Bike Platform Rack # Y02479 is folded up it has a distance of 8 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the nearest portion of the rack. So what you need to do is measure from the center of the hitch pin hole that's on your 2012 Toyota RAV4 out to the furthest point on the rear spare. If that distance is less than 8 inches this rack will easily fit folded up.
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    The Yakima HoldUp 2 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches - Platform Style - Tilting # Y02443 is different from the Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 Bike # Y02479 in a couple ways. The original could hold bikes up to 60 lbs each versus the EVO holding up to 50 lbs per bike. The original could hold bike tires up to 2-1/2 inches wide versus the Evo holding tires 5 inches wide. The biggest difference is the new KickStart foot lever to tilt and fold the rack. The size and weight of the rack itself in all other...
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  • Will the Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 Work On a Volvo XC90 With Low Hitch Height
    The Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 Bike Platform Rack part # Y02479 has a built-in shank rise as well as a slight tilt which are both features desinged to improve ground clearance on vehicle's with low hitch heights such as your 2018 Volvo XC90. Therefore, yes the Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 will work nicely on your Volvo XC90. The only time you would ever have any issue is with very steep driveways. In which case pretty much any bike rack is going to scrape and there is not much you can do save for removing...
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  • Which Hitch Pin Should the Yakima HoldUp EVO # Y02479 be Installed in on a 2016 Nissan Murano
    When installing the Yakima HoldUp EVO # Y02479 in the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver # 75952 on your 2016 Nissan Murano you want the hitch pin to go in the pin hole that is further towards the driver's seat. The more shank of th bike rack that can be used the less movement it will have going down the road.
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  • How Long are the Security Cables on the Yakima HoldUp EVO 2
    I called my contact at Yakima and they informed me that the integrated security cables on the Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 Bike Platform Rack part # Y02479 are 32" long. I have attached a review video for you as well but please let me know if you have any further questions.
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  • Hitch Bike Rack for Two 70 Lb. E Bikes and my 2021 Lexus RX350
    I may have a solution for you but there are not racks rated for 70 lb. bikes. Instead the Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 Bike Platform Rack part # Y02479 has a capacity of 60 lbs. per bike. This can be achieved in most cases by removing the battery from the bike. This is the way you want to transport them anyway as most manufacturer's require that for travel.
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  • Fit of Yakima Y02479 HoldUp EVO on 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300
    If you're speaking of the Draw-Tite Class III, part # 76082. When he installed that hitch on a 2018 Mercedes GLC Class, we found that the hitch pin hole to furthest rearmost point of the bumper distance was 7 inches. The Yakima HoldUp EVO, part # Y02479 will fit and work as long as that distance isn't greater than 9 inches, so it'll be a good choice for you. The minimum clearance necessary for the HoldUp # Y20443 is right at 7 inches, so it'll likely fit, but would be touching the surface...
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  • Does Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Rack Work With 27-1/2 Fat Tire Bikes
    Yes, 27-1/2" bikes with tires up to 5" wide will work with the Yakima HoldUp EVO 2-Bike Rack # Y02479. So long as your bikes are both under 50 lbs and they have wheelbased (measured from the center of one wheel to the center of the other wheel) of 48" or less than this rack is going to work superbly for your bikes. This is a fantastic rack that is designed to be very easy to use, installing in your hitch with the twist of a knob on the front of the rack. The HoldUp EVO also provides...
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  • Will Yakima HoldUp Evo Bike Rack Work with Draw-Tite Hitch # 75673 on 2019 Subaru Outback
    Yes, the Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 Bike Platform Rack # Y02479 you referenced will work perfectly with the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver # 75673 on your 2019 Subaru Outback Wagon. When we installed this hitch on the 2019 Outback there was a distance of 5 inches from the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the rear bumper. The HoldUp EVO Bike Rack features a distance of 9 inches from its hitch pin hole to the closest part of the carrier, meaning there will be plenty of clearance...
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  • Will the Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Rack Clear the Spare Tire on my 2010 Toyota Rav4
    Yes the Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Wheel Mount # Y02479 offers 13-1/2" from the pin hole to the nearest part of the rack. This means you will have 5" between the rear of your vehicle and the rack. However you will not be able to fold up without contact. Thank you for knowing your measurement it was extremely helpful!! I linked a video on the rack for you if you have not seen it yet.
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  • Is Hardware Included With Replacement Tongue & Spine Assembly For Yakima HoldUp Evo
    Replacement hardware is not included with either of the replacement parts you mentioned: - Replacement Tongue for Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Racks # 8880826 - Replacement Spine Assembly for Yakima HoldUp Evo Bike Carrier # 8880824 You would need to re-use the hardware that you have with your Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Rack # Y02479.
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  • Is Replacement Tongue Safety Pin Y57FR Compatible With Yakima HoldUp EVO - 2 Inch Shank
    Yes, the correct replacement safety pin for the Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches # Y02479 is indeed the part you asked about: - Replacement Tongue Safety Pin # Y57FR
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  • Comparing Stealth Hitches for 2020 Subaru Outback
    The difference between the Stealth trailer hitches for the 2020 Subaru Outback is simply that one is used for accessories like a bike rack, while the other is designed for towing a trailer. The Stealth Hitches Rack Receiver # 391SUOB20 comes with a 2 inch receiver which is only to be used for accessories. The receiver (pictured) cannot be used for towing, it is for people who want a hitch to use with a bike rack like the Hollywood Racks Trail Rider 2-Bike Platform Rack # HR200Z or Yakima...
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  • How to Get Replacement Front Arm for Yakima HoldUp 2-Bike Rack
    We do have the correct part for you, but the Replacement Front Arm # 8880833 is only a fit for the Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Rack like part # Y02479, as opposed to the standard Yakima HoldUp bike rack. Based on your photo, you do not have the EVO, you have the standard HoldUp. The arms are not available by themselves for the HoldUp, for a bent arm you'll need to replace the wheel assembly, and I have added a photo showing the difference between where on the rack the assemblies fit: -...
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  • Curt vs Draw-tite Hitch for a 2020 Subaru Forester
    For your 2020 Subaru Forester, I recommend the Curt hitch. It is going to be able to handle your Yakima HoldUp EVO 2, part # Y02479, without any problems. Both the Curt and Draw-Tite hitches are Class III hitches with 2" receivers. They both also have a gross tongue weight capacities of 525 pounds, which is more than enough to hold up your bike rack. Also, they both have a pin-hole-to-bumper length of 5", so they will have the same clearance. Even with the rack folded up, there is about...
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  • Replacing a Broken Front Arm on Yakima HoldUp Bike Rack
    It looks like you have the standard version, the Yakima HoldUp # Y02443. The replacement front arm # 8880833 is only for the HoldUp EVO # Y02479 bike rack. You are correct that in your case, you will need to replace the entire front wheel assembly # 8890280.
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  • Can the Yakima HoldUp Be Used On a 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Unlimited with the Yakima BackSwing
    Yes, the Yakima HoldUp 2 Bike Rack part # Y02443 and the Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 Bike Rack part # Y02479 will work with the Yakima BackSwing Swing Away Hitch Extender part # Y02483. I confirmed this with my contact at Yakima for you. They have tested these together which is why they are able to confirm fit. The Kuat Pivot Swing Away Hitch Extender part PV20B is no longer available but you could still use the Kuat NV 2.0 2-Bike Platform Rack part # NV22B with the Yakima BackSwing Swing Away...
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  • Using Yakima HoldUp EVO for 1-1/4” Hitches on a 2” Hitch Receiver
    I definitely have some options so that you can use your Yakima Hold-Up EVO Bike rack # Y02480, but the reason Yakima does not recommend using an adapter with this bike rack is because most hitch adapters reduce the weight capacity of your hitch by half. An example of that is this Curt Hitch Adapter # C45770 that not only makes your hitch smaller to fit 1-1/4" accessories, but it also extends out by 4" if you need extra length for clearance issues. The drawback is your weight capacity is...
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