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Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier - Fork Mount

Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier - Fork Mount

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The Road Warrior bike rack lets you easily transport your bike with a quick-release front wheel on roof-rack crossbars with built-in channels or slots. The stylish, aerodynamic rack is constructed of lightweight aluminum, and it comes with 2 locks. Lowest Prices for the best roof bike racks from Rhino Rack. Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier - Fork Mount part number RBC036 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Rhino Rack Roof Bike Racks - RBC036

  • Fork Mount
  • Rhino Rack
  • Aero Bars
  • Elliptical Bars
  • 9mm Fork
  • Disc Brake Compatible
  • Bike and Rack Lock
  • Black
  • Clamp On - Standard
  • Aluminum

The Road Warrior bike rack lets you easily transport your bike with a quick-release front wheel on roof-rack crossbars with built-in channels or slots. The stylish, aerodynamic rack is constructed of lightweight aluminum, and it comes with 2 locks.


  • Fork-mount, single-bike carrier fits roof-rack crossbars with built-in channels
  • Quick-release, 9-mm stainless steel skewer secures your front-wheel fork to the bike rack
    • Cam-action lever lets you quickly load and unload your bike
    • Universal fit - works with racing bikes, mountain bikes and bikes with disc brakes
  • Sleek, aerodynamic head (fork block) reduces drag and wind noise
  • Lightweight, double-walled aluminum wheel tray is durable and corrosion resistant
    • Holds a wide range of tire sizes, from skinny road tires to 2.7" wide mountain bike tires
    • Includes sliding, ratcheting rear-wheel strap that enables tray to accommodate bikes of different lengths
  • 2 Locks are included to secure your bike to the rack and the rack to your crossbars
  • Simple installation with included hardware
    • Front head attaches to crossbar with channel plate and bolts
    • Rear mounting hardware clamps around the crossbar
  • Stylish matte black finish


  • Carrying capacity: 1 bicycle
  • Application: roof-rack crossbars with standard channels such as Rhino-Rack Aero, Thule Rapid Aero, Thule AeroBlade and Whispbar
    • Fits many Audi, BMW, Volkswagen, Volvo, Mini and Porsche factory crossbars
  • Weight capacity: 33 lbs
  • Crossbar spread: 21-1/2" - 40"
  • Wheel tray length: 45"
  • Carrier weight: 5-1/2 lbs
  • 3-Year limited warranty

Note: To carry bikes with thru-axles, use the Rhino-Rack Multi Axle Adapter (sold separately).

The Road Warrior fork-mount bike carrier is designed to fit into the channel of your front roof-rack crossbar. The head of the rack includes a steel bracket that slides into your crossbar channel and tightens with a bolt. The rear of the rack attaches to your crossbar with a clamp-on steel bracket and hand knobs.

This rack has an aerodynamic fork block that is set up to fit bikes with quick-release front wheels. A disc brake cutout ensures that the rack fits both disc- and standard-brake systems. The 9-mm, stainless steel skewer firmly grips your bike's front fork. And the built-in cam lever makes it easy to load and unload your bike.

The Road Warrior has a ratcheting rear wheel strap that slides along the rack's wheel tray to adjust to different bike lengths, ensuring that your bike is completely fastened down.

To deter the theft of your bike, the Road Warrior includes keyed-alike lock cores in the skewer and the fork block. This allows you to lock your bike to the rack and the rack to your crossbars.

The Road Warrior can be used on the driver's or passenger's side of your vehicle - just move the skewer handle and ratcheting wheel strap to the appropriate side of the rack.

RBC036 Rhino Rack Road Warrior Roof Mounted Bike Carrier - Fork Mount

Installation Details RBC036 Installation instructions

Customer Reviews

Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier - Fork Mount - RBC036

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (15 Customer Reviews)

The Road Warrior bike rack lets you easily transport your bike with a quick-release front wheel on roof-rack crossbars with built-in channels or slots. The stylish, aerodynamic rack is constructed of lightweight aluminum, and it comes with 2 locks.

- RBC036

This bike carrier has a clean design and it assembled and attached to the roof rack easily. A locking front cover prevents it from being detached from the roof rack and the tray has a cut out in the front for a disc brake if my next bike has one. Once everything is snug, the bike feels solid and there's no slop.

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Seem sturdy enough. The locking fork axle is a nice piece of mind. It should keep honest people honest.

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Bought for my 2004 BMW 330i sedan. Fits beautifully. Bikes fit great. Wind noise isn't bad as it is a low profile fit. Looks nice on my car not cheap at all. I added Thule wheel holders and they fit perfect. Nice reliable rack for the money. Would recommend ??

- RBC036

Very happy with this rooftop bike rack. Works perfectly. Installation was straightforward. All my purchases with etrailer have been 100% satisfactory. Very happy with the product lines and with the quick service. I often look here for hard to find parts.

- RBC036

Although I have not yet taken a trip with the bikes installed (I have two of these fork mount bike carriers on my crossbars) I tested the rack stability at home with bikes installed and they are very sturdy. Assembly of the carriers to my aero cross bars was easy but just a bit tedious).

- RBC036

Well.. over all I like Rhino Rack products and I LOVE etrailer.. so this review is more about Rhino Rack's instructions. Thumbs down on this.. I had such difficulty figuring out the very sparse installation instructions that I had to consult my husband...who can put absolutely anything together WITHOUT instructions. Which he pretty much had to do as the ones included with the roof bike rack were confusing and incomplete. Still a good rack though.

- RBC036

The quality, fit, and installation of the Rhino Rack Road Warrior Rooftop bike carrier is terrific. Definitely on par or better than a comparable Thule bike rack.

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by: 05/02/2021

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Love this Bike Rack...it is so easy to use. Will probably buy another one soon!

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Good bought whole roof rack package, ou tstanding!

- RBC036

Received the product fast, great shipping time, the rhino bicycle warrior rack fits great into the rhino aero bars. Fits firmly and bicycles are secure on top.

- RBC036

Nice Product, easy install, and holds bikes securely.

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I am happy with the product. I have yet to drive with the bike mounted, but mounting the bike while the car was parked was easy and it felt secure.

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quick, professional service


Ask the Experts about this Rhino Rack Roof Bike Racks

  • Comparing the Rhino-Rack MountainTrail and Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carriers
    The main difference between the Rhino-Rack MountainTrail Rooftop Bike Carrier part # RBC035 and the Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier part # RBC036 is how they mount. The MountainTrail mounts using a wraparound style clamp whereas the Road Warrior mounts in a track/c-channel. If you have a track/c-channel then you can use both. The Road Warrior has a three year warranty and the MountainTrail has a lifetime warranty. I have attached a review video of both bike racks for you as well.
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  • Fork Mount Bike Rack Recommendation that Fits Thru Axle Style Bikes
    We have Thru axle style fork mounted bike racks available, but the part # RBC036 that you referenced is not one of them. The Kuat Trio part # RBC036 fits 9 mm, 15 mm, and 20 mm Thru axles and would be a great choice.
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  • Budget Fork Mounted Bike Rack for 12 mm Thru Axle Bike
    The RockyMounts SwitchHitter LS Roof Bike Rack # RKY1270 fits what you are looking for. It's easy to use, works with your axle size/style, a fork mount, and fits your budget. This also fits the factory bars of your 2017 Subaru Outback Wagon as well.
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  • Replacement Skewer Recommendation for Rhino Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier
    I spoke with my contact at Rhino Rack and the replacement part number you need is part # RBCA022 which is the replacement skewer for the Rhino Rack Road Warrior # RRRBC036.
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  • How to Carry 4 Bikes on a 2013 Prius V
    The hitches available for your Prius are Class I, which have a low tongue weight capacity (maximum amount of weight that can safely be suspended from the hitch) of 200 lbs. Because of this, the bike rack and the hitch manufacturers both agree that only two bikes should be carried in a bike rack installed on a Class I hitch. Adding a third and fourth bike would place the weight too far rearward of the trailer hitch, which would apply leverage that the hitch isn't designed to withstand. Carrying...
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  • Will the Rhino-Rack MountainTrail Roof Bike Rack Fit a 2016 Subaru Crosstrek
    Absolutely. The Rhino-Rack MountainTrail bike rack # RBC035 is an excellent option for your 2016 Subaru Crosstrek. I have included a link to a video showing the MountainTrail on a similar vehicle.
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  • Replacement Lock Cores for my RockyMounts Jetline Bike Rack
    I'm sorry but the Rhino Rack Road Warrior part # RBC036 is not compatible with the Rocky Mounts Bike Racks. Instead use the Replacement Locking Quick-Release Skewer for RockyMounts Rooftop Bike Racks Item # RKY0190 to get the skewer and the lock cores to get you going since they aren't sold separately.
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  • Will Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Bike Rack Fit Channels of Yakima RailBar on 2019 Subaru Impreza
    Yes, the front T-Bolts that come with the Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier # RBC036 will fit in the channels of the Yakima RailBar Crossbars # Y00448-0449 that you'll be installing on your 2019 Subaru Impreza.
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  • How to Transport 4 Bikes on a 2012 Hyundai Accent
    There are a lot of great options for bike carriers for use with your 2012 Hyundai Accent, but the only 4-bike carriers available for your vehicle are hitch-mounted carriers which require Class II or Class III hitches and the only hitches available to fit on your vehicle are Class I. Instead, I recommend using a hitch-mounted bike rack such as the Thule Roadway 2 Bike Rack # TH912XTR for two of your bikes and a roof-mounted bike rack such as the Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier...
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation for 2013 Nissan Cube and Buick Verana and Bike Rack, Kayak Carrier and Box
    The closest option for a roof rack that fits both your 2013 Buick Verano and Nissan Cube will be a Rhino Rack Vortex rack that allows you to use the same foot kit between the two part # RRRLKVA but the bar lengths and fit kits are different for each vehicle. The Verano needs the shorter bar length of # RRVA118B-2 and the Cube needs the longer # RRVA137S-2. The Verano needs the fit kit # DK340 and the Cube needs the fit kit # DK263. For kayak carriers the Thule Hullaport XT part # TH848...
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  • Can the Rhino-Rack Hybrid Carry Bikes in Wheel Style or Fork Mount Style
    The Rhino-Rack Hybrid Roof Bike Rack for Fat Bikes # RRRBC050-FB is only designed to carry bikes with the front wheel still installed. If you'd like a fork mount rack then the Rhino-Rack Road Warrior # RBC036 or MountainTrail # RBC035 would be what you're looking for.
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  • Roof Rack For 2010 GMC Sierra with Camper Shell
    I have a solution for you. However, we do not carry traditional ladder racks designed to fit over camper shells. To carry bikes and kayaks over your camper shell, I recommend the Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System # Y02-490B. This rack will mount to the roof of your camper shell. It is important to remember that the weight capacity of the rack will be dependent on the weight capacity of your camper shell. When choosing bike racks and kayak carriers, it is important to keep in mind the size...
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  • Fork Mounted Bike Rack Recommendation for 2018 Honda Odyssey with Locks
    The Rhino Rack Road Warrior part # RBC036 is a really great choice that fits the factory crossbars of your 2018 Honda Odyssey, is priced great, and comes with locks for the bikes and the rack. You might have to stagger the direction of the bikes as you install them but you should have no problem fitting 5.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack And Bike Carrier For 2016 Nissan Sentra
    The roof rack I recommend for your 2016 Nissan Sentra is the Rhino Rack Aero. This roof rack features aerodynamic Black aluminum crossbars that have Vortex strips in the top channels to help reduce wind noise and drag. To order this roof rack you will need part # RRVA118B-2, part # RRRLKVA, and part # DK369. For a bike carrier I recommend the Rhino-Rack Road Warrior # RBC036. This is a fork-mount bike carrier and has a weight capacity of 33-lbs.
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  • Roof Rack And Fork-Mount Bike Carrier Recommendation For 2015 Honda CR-V
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  • Roof Bike Rack Recommendation for 2014 Hyundai Genesis
    To carry a bike rack on the roof of your 2014 Hyundai Genesis Sedan you will need to install a roof rack first. The most popular custom fit rack is the Rhino Rack part numbers # RRVA126B-2, # RRRLKVA and # DK026 which if you install the rack properly you would not have to worry about clamping down too tight on the roof of the vehicle and damaging anything. The fork mounted roof bike rack by Rhino Rack part # RBC036 would then be a great option as well.
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  • Are Rhino-Rack Custom DK Clamps and Pads # DK152 a fit for a 2011 Honda Civic
    We do carry Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Bike Carrier - Fork Mount # RBC036 I have included a link to a video review of part # RBC036. Rhino-Rack Custom DK Clamps and Pads Part # DK153 is a confirmed fit with the 2011 Honda Civic with 2 doors. Rhino-Rack Custom DK Clamps and Pads Part # DK152 is a confirmed fit with the 2011 Honda Civic with 4 doors. I have included a link to a video of the installation of # DK152 on a 2010 Honda Civic.
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  • How to Carry 4 Bikes and a Cargo Carrier on 2018 Ford Escape
    There is a way for you to haul four bikes as well as a cargo carrier with your 2018 Ford Escape, though there isn't a single bike rack/cargo carrier combo. So what you would need is the 2-bike rack/cargo carrier combo as well as a roof rack to carry your two additional bikes. Let's start with the bike rack and cargo carrier, and the option that will allow you to carry a pair of bikes and up to 100 lbs of cargo is the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 Bike Rack with Cargo Carrier for 2...
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    The Thule Pulse Alpine # TH613 is about 25-1/2 inches wide but when you open the lid it's not much wider. I reached out to Thule and they said that there is no change in width when the lid is open. The lid does not open a full 90 degrees so this helps the width stay to a minimum so you can put other accessories on top like a rooftop bike rack # RBC036.
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