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Malone Runway Spare Tire Bike Rack for 3 Bikes - Adjustable Arms

Malone Runway Spare Tire Bike Rack for 3 Bikes - Adjustable Arms

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Lightweight rack lets you carry 3 bikes on your vehicle's spare tire. Arms are offset to fit either the right or left side of your vehicle and the rear bar adjusts to fit over wider spare tires. Attaches with 2 cam-buckle straps. Lowest Prices for the best spare tire bike racks from Malone. Malone Runway Spare Tire Bike Rack for 3 Bikes - Adjustable Arms part number MPG2148 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Malone Spare Tire Bike Racks - MPG2148

  • Dual Arm
  • 3 Bikes
  • Malone
  • Hanging Rack
  • Folding
  • Frame Mount - Standard
  • Locks Not Included

Lightweight rack lets you carry 3 bikes on your vehicle's spare tire. Arms are offset to fit either the right or left side of your vehicle and the rear bar adjusts to fit over wider spare tires. Attaches with 2 cam-buckle straps.


Features:

  • Hanging bike rack lets you carry 3 bikes on your vehicle's spare tire
  • 2 Arms with padded cradles and rubber straps secure bikes by the frame
    • Arms are offset to fit either the right or left side of your vehicle
  • Quick-release hubs ensure optimal arm angle
    • Also allow arms to fold down for compact storage
  • Rear bar adjusts to fit over wider spare tires
  • 2 Cam-buckle straps secure rack to spare tire
  • Durable steel construction with black powder coat is rust resistant


Specs:

  • Carrying capacity: 3 bikes
  • Load capacity: 33 lbs per bike
  • Spare tire width: 8" to 10-1/2"
  • Distance between rack arms (outside to outside): 16-3/4"
  • Space between bike carrier cradles (inside to inside): 3-1/8"
  • Dimensions (when opened): 24-1/2" wide x 33-1/2" deep x 26-1/4" long
  • Dimensions (when folded): 24-3/8" wide x 5-1/4" deep x 29-5/8" long
  • Weight 14 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


MPG2148 Malone Runway Spare T3 3-Bike Carrier - Spare Tire Mount - Folding Arms

Installation Details MPG2148 Installation instructions

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Malone Runway Spare Tire Bike Rack for 3 Bikes - Adjustable Arms - MPG2148

Average Customer Rating:  4.2 out of 5 stars   (16 Customer Reviews)

Lightweight rack lets you carry 3 bikes on your vehicle's spare tire. Arms are offset to fit either the right or left side of your vehicle and the rear bar adjusts to fit over wider spare tires. Attaches with 2 cam-buckle straps.

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2003 Ford Van

We received the bike rack very quickly and installed it on our 2011 Rav 4. The rack seems quite sturdy but we couldn't be confident in using it. The straps holding the unit onto the spare tire, when tightened as much as humanly possible, still left the hooks somewhat loose. We simulated a bouncy dirt rocky road and the straps worked their way loose towards the sides of the spare tire thus loosening the whole unit. We felt that the whole thing could easily come off the spare tire taking our new bikes with it. We just felt like it was too risky. The way the Rav 4 spare tire is mounted makes it hard to get the straps all the way straight under the tire and, therefore, leaves them vulnerable to working their way loose and off the tire.


Comments
The 2011 RAV4 has two fairly unique features that makes fitting this particular rack a little bit of a challenge. The spare tire is offset on the rear of the vehicle and the spare tire has a smooth, hard cover. If the cover is removed, this rack will fit much better. Because of the offset tire, longer bikes could extend past the edge of the vehicle on the passenger side, which is less than ideal. Although its quite a bit more expensive, the Thule Spare Me, part # TH963PRO
Thule Spare Me 2 Bike Rack - Spare Tire Mount - Folding Dual Arms
$379.95
allows the arms of the rack to be offset so the bikes will be more centered on the rear of the vehicle.
-- Etrailer Expert Mike L - 04/26/2018


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2005 Jeep Liberty

Seems quite sturdy. Retaining straps are a pain to get through the buckles. Recommend setting the rack on a flat surface, I used the truck tailgate, to start the straps through the buckles. Otherwise an easy install , fits tight on the spare tire. I got this to carry our folding wheeled walkers also known as roller-a-raters . Moving them outside will free up a lot of room for the fur baby .


Comments
Good do not use it much as we have managed to carry our walkers inside. Still a well buolt rac.
Kenneth W - 04/13/2020


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2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

CHECK THE WEIGHT CAPACITY!! It is designed for ultra-lightweight bikes, although it does not state that on the box or in the product description. The capacity is 33 lbs per bike, whereas most adult bikes are 40+ lbs and children's bikes are around 30 lbs. We loaded this rack with two adult bikes and a child's bike (unaware of the unusually low weight capacity) and the bikes fell off the back of our jeep onto the highway! My husband had to pick them up off the interstate before anyone hit them, risking his own safety. I contacted the company, telling them what happened, and they advised that since one of our bikes was 42 lbs, they would not return the rack (which I had only purchased 2 weeks prior.) I am grateful my husband didn't get hurt, but felt compelled to let others know. The company really should note this on the box or consider re-designing the bike rack to hold bikes of typical weight.



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2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Unlimited

I received this bike rack 2 days before it was even supposed to arrive! We had purchased another spare tire bike rack (Thule Spare Me) that would not work with the new Jeep JL due to it having to mount through the center of the tire where the camera is. This one installs over the top of the tire and then has straps that go around the tire to secure it. No tools required and we had it on the spare tire in 5 minutes. It seems very secure and we used a cable lock to lock it to the tire to prevent anyone from stealing the rack when the bikes are not on it. Will be heading out on a 1000 mile road trip soon, so that will be the real test.



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Toyota RAV4

For the price, not bad. This bike rack is a simple design, that's easy to use, but doesn't seem very secure. I have used this on an older model Rav4, which means the bike or bikes are going to stick out more on one side of the vehicle. There seems to be a lot of movement when hitting potholes and bumps in the road. If you don't plan on using this rack often, don't want to spend a lot, this may be for you. Sufficient, but not very sturdy.



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2003 Chevrolet Tracker

Good product, easy to install, fits my Chevy Tracker perfectly. Fast shipping from etrailer.



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It’s great! I just installed it, looks nice & sturdy Have used it once so far but it worked



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Excellent fit.



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Love it! Thank you so much! Great quality for the price and I received it in time for my camping trip!



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2012 Toyota RAV4

Item arrived several days before planned...AWESOME! Product fits my 2012 Rav4 perfectly. Installation very simple. Very sturdy! Shopped around and saw others less expensive but confident this was best value. Happy customer!



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Easy to set up and use. Had it on the back of our Wrangler for 3 months without having to readjust it, and the bikes ride nicely on it.



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2005 Jeep Liberty

Good value for the money. Easy to install. Less than 15 minutes.



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2006 Honda CR-V



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Looks and works great.


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Ask the Experts about this Malone Spare Tire Bike Racks



  • 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL
    We did do an install of the Malone RunWay 3 Bike Spare Tire Rack # MPG2148 on a 2013 Wrangler Unlimited and that is shown in the video I linked for you, but we have not yet had a 2018 JL Wrangler Unlimited here to allow producing a video for that model. I contacted Malone to ask about the fit of this rack on the 2018 JL. The responded that it fits a tire width up to a 265 size, meaning a tire that is 265 millimeters wide.
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  • Malone Runway Spare Tire Bike Rack Compatibility with 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Unlimited
    The Malone RunWay 3 Bike Rack - Spare Tire Mount - Folding Arms # MPG2148 fits tire widths up to 265mm, but they haven't yet tested it on a 2018 Jeep JL with rear camera. With most of the bike racks the rear camera only will give you a good look at your bikes and possibly around your bikes to some degree. You won't see any notes on our product page unless the rack when installed and unloaded ends up blocking the camera completely, otherwise it is assumed you will have viewing restrictions...
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  • Will Malone RunWay 3 Bike Rack Fit 2004 Jeep Wrangler
    Yes, the Malone RunWay 3 Bike Rack # MPG2148 referenced in your question is confirmed to fit the spare tire on your 2004 Jeep Wrangler. This rack will let you carry up to 3 bikes that are 33 pounds each and quick-release hubs allow for easy adjustments and a quick installation. I have attached a short video demonstration that you can check out as well.
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  • Will the Malone RunWay Work On 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara With Rear Spare Tire Cover
    If you want to use a spare tire bike rack like the Malone RunWay 3 Bike Rack part # MPG2148 on a vehicle with rear spare tire, you'll need to remove the spare tire cover while the rack is in use. In addition to scratches, the spare tire cover can cause the bike rack to shift and you run the risk of damage. In summary, if you want to carry the bikes with the rear spare tire you'll need to remove the cover. The other options entail installing a hitch or roof rack but these are much more expensive.
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  • Recommended Spare Tire Bike Rack
    When it comes to adding a bike rack to your spare tire The Malone Runway Spare Tire Bike Rack for 3 Bikes - Adjustable Arms # MPG2148 will work. The bike rack will fit a spare tire width of 8 inches to 10-1/2 inches. It can hold up to 33 pounds per bike. It has a durable steel construction with a black powder coat which helps with rust resistance. I attached a review video link below.
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    Unfortunately, we would not have the correct adapter bracket for your Viper spare tire bike rack. You would either A need to contact the manufacturer, B make one of your own, or C buy a new rack entirely. The only one of these three options I would be able to help you with is C. If you were to choose this route then I recommend the Malone RunWay 3 Bike Rack part # MPG2148. The RunWay is an excellent option for most spare tires. It has a weight capacity of 35 lbs per bike. It also comes...
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  • What is Malone RunWay MPG2148 3-Bike Rack Constructed Of
    The Malone # MPG2148 RunWay 3-bike rack, like the rest of the spare tire bike racks we offer is constructed of powder coated steel. The rack weighs only 14 lbs, so it's pretty light and easy to handle. The rack can carry 3 bikes weighing up to 33 lbs apiece.
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  • What is the Difference Between the Malone Runway and the Malone Hanger for My 2021 Ford Bronco?
    The Malone Runway Spare Tire Bike Rack for 3 Bikes # MPG2148 and the Malone Hanger Spare Tire Bike Rack for 3 Bikes # MPG2147 are virtually the same rack. The only difference is that the Runway is 1.5 pounds heavier than the Hanger and the Hanger comes with anti-sway cradles to keep bikes from contacting each other during transport. Even though the anti-sway cradles are nice to have, I recommend going with the Runway because it is a more economical option. As far as spare-tire fitment,...
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  • Will the Malone RunWay 3 Bike Rack Part # MPG2148 Work with a Spare Tire Cover
    In order to properly secure the Malone RunWay 3 Bike Rack part # MPG2148 to the spare tire on your 2017 Jeep Wrangler, you are going to want to remove the spare tire cover. The spare tire cover could cause the bike rack to shift and become unstable which is why it is not recommended. If you will be carrying any bikes with an alternative frame then you are also going to need an adapter bar like part # MPG2165. In addition to this if you are carrying any bikes that are valuable you may...
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  • 3-Bike Spare Tire Carrier Recommendation for 2011 Toyota RAV4
    We do have one 3-bike rack that is confirmed as a fit for the rear spare of your 2011 Toyota RAV4. For that you'd want the Malone RunWay 3 Bike Rack part # MPG2148 which will fit and work well. If you plan on carrying any womens or alternative framed bikes without horizontal top tubes you may also be interested in purchasing a Kuat Bike Frame Adapter Bar # UB01 to provide a horizontal top tube on your bikes to provide an attachment point. I attached a review video for this product also....
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  • Spare Tire Bike Rack that Fits Tire Width of 285 mm 11.2 inches
    285 width means that your tire is 11.2 inches wide. We have a spare tire mounted bike rack that will fit this size but it's not the Malone. Instead we have the Hollywood Rack SR1 part # HRSR1 which fits tires that are up to 15 inches in width.
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    I do have an option for you but the Surco Spare Tire 3-Bike Carrier part # BT300 is not a confirmed fit for your 2011 Toyota RAV4. Instead, I recommend using the Malone RunWay 3 Bike Rack part # MPG2148 which is a confirmed fit and will allow you to carry up to three bikes as well. The Malone RunWay attaches around the tire instead of through the lug studs so it will be much easier to take on and off the vehicle. The bike rack itself is also much easier to use as there are individual straps...
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  • Malone RunWay Spare Tire 3 Bike Rack for a 2017 Wrangler Unlimited Sahara and Opening the Rear Door
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  • Will Malone RunWay Spare Tire Bike Rack Fit 2002 Jeep Wrangler X
    The Malone RunWay, part # MPG2148, is confirmed to fit your 2002 Jeep Wrangler as long as you have the factory spare tire. Your only catch is the 35 pound bike because the RunWay has a maximum capacity of 33 pounds per bike. Since you're so close you likely won't have an issue. I definitely recommend loading the heavier bike closest to the Jeep though. You also may need a bike frame adapter bar for the girl's bike to keep it level on the rack. I recommend the Swagman Deluxe, part # 64005.
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  • Will the Malone Spare Tire Bike Rack Fit on a 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
    The Malone RunWay 3 Bike Rack, # MPG2148, will work well on your 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The Malone rack will adjust to a variety of different width tires. The rack is light weighing just 13 lbs and can carry 3 bikes with each bike weighing up to 33 lbs each. You might want to consult your owner's manual or consult the dealer to make sure that the rear door of your Wrangler will be able to handle the bike rack and bike weight when opened. If you will be carrying a woman's, child's...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for 2005 Honda CR-V
    Best option for a budget friendly bike rack for your 2005 Honda CR-V would be the Hollywood Racks SR1 part # HRSR1. This is confirmed as a fit for the spare on your vehicle and would be a great way to carry up to 2 bikes. If you plan on carrying any womens or alternative framed bikes without horizontal top tubes you may also be interested in purchasing a Kuat Bike Frame Adapter Bar # UB01 to provide a horizontal top tube on your bikes to provide an attachment point. I attached a review...
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  • Recommended Bike Rack for a 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara With a Spare Tire on the Rear
    The Malone RunWay 3 Bike Rack, # MPG2148, will work well on your 2005 Suzuki Grans Vitara's spare tire. The Malone rack will adjust to a variety of different width tires. The rack is light weighing just 13 lbs and can carry 3 bikes with each bike weighing up to 33 lbs each. If you will be carrying a woman's, child's or an alternative frame bike that does not have the top cross tube, then I recommend the Kuat Ubar Bike Adapter, # UB01. This adapter bar will allow you to hang these types...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2007 Toyota RAV4 with Rear Mounted Spare Tire
    While there are spare tire mount bike racks that will fit your 2007 Toyota RAV4 the Malone RunWay # MPG2148 will not due to the spare tire cover. You would have to take off the whole spare tire cover so all that is left is the spare tire and then you could mount this rack. What I recommend is a rack that mounts using the same location as the spare tire such as the SpareRide # Y02599. However, the available racks that do fit, like the SpareRide, hold 2 bikes maximum. To carry 3 bikes I...
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  • Bike Rack Solution for 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL
    The only bike rack solution we are going to be able to offer at this time for a 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL with the spare tire mounted light/camera is going to be a hitch solution. You'd need a hitch installed like the etrailer.com hitch part # e98856 and a bike rack with plenty of clearance to fit past the spare like the Thule Hitching Post Pro part # TH934XTR which would work well.
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  • Correct Spare Tire Bike Rack a 2007 Toyota RAV4
    I do have an option for you but I checked with Yakima and it looks like the Yakima SpareRide 2 Bike Rack part # Y02599 is not a confirmed fit for your 2007 Toyota RAV4 which is most likely why you are having so much trouble with it. However, for a similar option we have the Thule Spare Me 2 Bike Rack part # TH963PRO which is a confirmed fit and has the same two bike capacity as the Yakima SpareRide. It also has a bike rack lock just like the Yakima SpareRide as well. There is actually...
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