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  • Comparing Hollywood Racks Sport Rider and Curt 4-Bike Racks
  • The Curt 4-Bike Platform Rack # C18087 is a fine entry-level type option for a bike rack, but when it comes to function, durability, and convenience the clear winner is the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 4-Bike Rack # HR1400Z. Starting with function and convenience, the Curt uses a threaded hitch pin that you have to deal with to secure it in the shank, while the Hollywood has a very simple handle that you turn which tightens the rack in the shank. The Hollywood is also much more...
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  • Is Adapter Needed with Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Bike Rack for Step-Thru Frames
  • The padded ratcheting hooks on the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Bike Rack # HLY74FR that you were looking at can slide up and down the length of the vertical mast, so they should be able to grab onto the frame of a step-thru bike like yours. With that being said if the step-thru is more dramatic than most you may just need to add an adapter bar like # HRBA-PRO to create a horizontal attachment point for a secure connection. In either case I think a better option for your particular...
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  • Comparing Hollywood Racks Destination vs. Swagman XTC 4-Bike Rack
  • The Swagman XTC4 4-Bike Rack # S64665 and Hollywood Racks Destination 4-Bike Rack # HR4000 are two of the best values in regards to 4-bike racks, and when taking everything into consideration I highly recommend the Destination # HR4000. There are a number of reasons for this, starting with the fact that the Destination is going to be easier to load your bikes on because of its large and curved wheel trays compared to the hoops of the XTC-4 that make you plop the bikes in just right....
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  • Recommended Lightweight Bike Rack for a 2013 Toyota Prius C and Womens Bikes
  • The Thule Roadway 2 Bike Rack # TH912XTR weighs in just over 30 lbs. If your bikes have smaller frames then you would likely need an adapter bar like the Thule # TH982XT otherwise your bikes will likely sit at a weird angle which not only makes it awkward to load, but it will also reduce ground clearance (see attached with the bar installed). If you can send me some pictures of your bikes I can get a better idea as to if you'd probably need an adapter bar or not. If you don't already...
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  • Best Value Bike Rack That Allows For Rear Cargo Access In 2015 Honda CR-V
  • The Swagman XC 2-Bike Rack Platform Style part # S64650 will fit the 2015 Honda CR-V as long as you have a hitch on your vehicle. However, the Swagman XC 2-Bike rack is not a tilt-away rack so you need to remove the bikes from the rack to get into the rear cargo aera of the CR-V. Instead, I recommend Swagman XTC-2 TILT 2-Bike Platform Rack - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches part # S64671 for the 2015 Honda CR-V because it tilts away with or without the bikes loaded for rear cargo access in the...
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  • Locking Hitch Pin for Swagman S64671 XTC2 TILT 2 Bike Rack
  • There sure is! For a locking anti-rattle hitch pin/cable lock combo, use # S64031 or for the hitch pin only, use # S64029. I've linked to product description videos for each part.
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver Fit for 2020 Mazda CX-30
  • There is a trailer hitch receiver that fits your 2020 Mazda CX-30, the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # DT64MR. This is a bolt-on installation that doesn't require any type of trimming of the fascia or bumper of your CX-30. I have added a link to the installation instructions for you to check out as well. The Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # DT64MR is a Class I hitch, which means it does require a compatible Class I bike rack such as the Swagman Chinook # S64683 or RockyMounts...
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  • Comparing the Thule Hitching Post Pro, Thule Camber, and the Yakima DoubleDown
  • The Thule Hitching Post Pro part # TH934XTR is an exclusive bike rack that Thule only makes available for certain retailers like our self which is why you do not see it listed on their site. The Thule Camber 4 Bike Rack part # TH9056 is a new model but it is not a new design of the Hitching Post Pro as they are different bike racks all together. When comparing the Thule Hitching Post Pro part # TH934XTR, the Thule Camber 4 Bike Rack part # TH9056, and the Yakima DoubleDown 4 Bike Rack...
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  • Platform Bike Rack Recommendation that Can Carry 16 inch and 29 inch Mountain Bike
  • In your price range the Thule DoubleTrack part # TH990XT is a great option that will fit both bike frame sizes mentioned. Thule is known as a bike rack manufacturer that makes some of the best racks on the market, this rack in particular is lighter weight at 36 lbs, is very stable in the hitch it installs in (fits both hitch sizes), and all around is well made and easy to use. Check out the review video I attached for more info as well.
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for Use With Womens Natko E-Bike
  • We definitely have bike racks that will be great for your Natko E-Bike but the Swagman XC 2-Bike Rack # S64650 only has a weight capacity of 35 lbs per bike and according to my research your bike can weigh somewhere between 50 lbs and 80 lbs. I do appreciate the photo as it was helpful in determining the right rack for you, and since your bike has fenders and a step-through frame you will need something that can accommodate that along with the weight. Here are the most economical options...
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  • Recommended Platform Rack That Expands From a 2 Bike Rack to a 4 Bike Rack
  • There are a few platform style bike racks that can be converter from 2 bike racks into 4 bike racks. I'll provide a short list below: - Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE # HR1450Z and add on # HR1475Z or # HR1400Z (complete 4 bike rack) - Swagman Swagman Quad 2+2 2-Bike and 4-Bike Platform Rack - 2" Hitches # S64FR - Kuat NV 2.0 4-Bike Platform Rack # NV22G-NA22G - Thule T2 Classic # TH9044 and add on # TH9046 My personal favorite out of these is the Thule T2 Classic which has adjustable...
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  • Comparing Yakima BackRoad and RidgeBack 4-Bike Hitch Bike Racks
  • Both the Yakima BackRoad # YA44FR and the Yakima RidgeBack # Y02458 are excellent bike racks but I think I'd choose the BackRoad over the RidgeBack to be honest. The RidgeBack has an easier installation method with the snap pin and tool-free anti-rattle, but the BackRoad is a newer model from Yakima and uses the new 7" spacing between the cradles. While this might not seem like a big deal, I've loaded up 4 bikes on the RidgeBack before and it was almost like putting a puzzle together. The...
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  • Recommended Travel Trailer Bike Rack for E-Bike with Fat Tires and Step-Through Frame
  • Thank you for all of the details about what you're looking for in a bike rack! You are correct that there is a lot of extra movement at the back of a travel trailer so only certain bike racks have been tested and approved for this use, but we have exactly what you're needing. The Swagman E-Spec # S94FR is best suited for your application and hits all of wants that you listed. The E-Spec comes with a 2" shank (that doesn't require an adapter) and can carry 2 bikes weighing in at 70 lbs...
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  • Solution for Needing Additional Short Hook with Swagman Current E-Bike Rack
  • Swagman still does not offer the long and short hooks of the part # SP428 separately so if you wanted to get a short hook for a step through frame for the Swagman Current # S64678 you'd need the set of both. Or you could go with a bike frame adapter bar like part # UB01 instead which attaches to the seat post and steering stem which the long hook can grab.
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  • Is Threaded Hitch Bolt or Hitch Pin Better for Hanging-Style 4-Bike Rack
  • A hitch pin is absolutely a better option than a threaded hitch bolt for a bike rack because it is much easier to use and does not have any comparative drawbacks. A 4-bike hanging-style rack such as the Thule Hitching Post Pro # TH934XTR is a very high-quality rack but because of its threaded hitch pin you would also need to carry around the Ratchet with 3/4" Socket for Anti-Rattle Hitch Bolts # PTW38106-24 to tighten it down. A similar bike rack, the Yakima RidgeBack 4 Bike Rack # Y02458...
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  • Thule Bike Rack That Can be Used at Rear of 5th Wheel Trailer
  • At the rear of a trailer or RV the ride quality is very rough when compared to the ride quality at the rear of a passenger vehicle. Reason being the suspension isn't as sophisticated and there is a longer distance between the rear axle and the rear of the trailer which exaggerates the movement of the trailer when hitting bumps. Because of that only a few bike racks were designed to be reinforced enough for that type of use. The part # TH912XTR is not reinforced enough to be used at...
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  • Replacement Rear Wheel Assembly for Yakima HoldUp Bike Rack
  • I'm sorry to hear that you were hit by a car (hopefully you're ok!) and we do have exactly what you need, though the arm by itself is not something that is available from Yakima as a replacement part. For your Yakima HoldUp 2-Bike Rack # Y02443 you will need the Replacement Rear Wheel Assembly for Yakima HoldUp Bike Carriers # 8890281. Just in the interest of thoroughness (because front and rear can be confusing on bike racks) I did add a photo showing the difference between the Rear...
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  • Recommended 4 Bike Rack for Rear of 5th Wheel Trailer
  • The reason that the Hollywood Racks Destination 4 # HR4000 is not rated for use on a 5th wheel trailer is because of the additional lateral and horizonatal jostling that occurs on the back of a towed trailer. 5th wheel trailers, travel trailers and campers will have specific bike racks that have been tested for use and rated to withstand the additional movements at the rear of these trailers; the size of your hitch tube won't really effect this at all since the movement occurs with the...
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  • Trailer Tongue Mounted Hitch Bike Rack Compatible with Electric Jack
  • Thanks for the photo of your Keystone Passport Grand Touring 2670BHWE. I can confirm based on your jack that the Jack-It 2 Bike Rack # LC429756 will work only if your jack is less than 7-3/8 inches wide at the base or the housing and it would also need to be under 22-1/2 inches from the base to the top of the housing. If those measurements work then you will simply need to either remove the jack and fit the Jack-It frame over it or remove the motor from the shank on your jack to install...
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  • Trailer Hitch Adapter Availability for Lippert Jack-It Bike Rack
  • Lippert actually recently came out with the Bump-It Hitch Receiver Adapter # LC723359 (after the other Expert's question was posted) which is a supplement to the Jack-It 2 Bike Rack # LC429756 so that you can easily carry your bikes either on the tongue of your trailer or at the rear of your vehicle!
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  • Where Is the Arm Width Measurement of the Curt Premium 5 Bike Rack Taken From
  • The distance between the two arms on the Curt Premium 5 Bike Rack part # C18065 at the widest point is 16" when measuring from the outside of one arm to the outside of the other. The distance between the two arms at the widest point is about 15" on center. The cradles on the wider part of the arms are more ideal for adult bikes but you could still use a kids bike here with the Curt Bike Frame Adapter Bar part # C18016. The other options I have for you with arms closer together are the...
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  • Can the Swagman XTC4 Bike Rack be Folded Up with No Bikes on a 2014 Toyota Sienna
  • The Swagman XTC4, part # S64665, only has about 3-1/2 inches from the hitch pin hole to the closest part of the rack when it's folded up. When we installed the etrailer hitch you have, part # e98853, on a 2014 Toyota Sienna we measured 4 inches from the pin hole to the outermost point on the bumper. So you won't be able to fold this rack up on your van. We also received a review from a customer with a 2011 who purchased the XTC4 and he cannot fold his up. I recommend taking a look at...
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  • Highest Rated E-Bike Rack for a 5th Wheel Trailer
  • The distance from the rear axle to the trailer hitch is much greater on a 5th wheel trailer than a motorhome and motorhomes typically have a more sophisticated suspension than a 5th wheel trailer which means the ride will be much rougher on the 5th wheel trailer. The rough ride means the bike rack will have more stress to deal with which the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE part # HLY84FR is not rated for. The highest rated per bike weight capacity bike rack for a 5th wheel trailer is...
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  • Thule Doubletrack # TH990XT vs. Swagman Chinook # S64683
  • The real benefits that you get from the Thule Doubletrack # TH990XT is that it weighs 36 lbs, it is made right here in the USA, and the trays are a little more customizable since they are on their own "tracks". If you don't mind the extra 11 lbs of the Swagman Chinook # S64683 and you are able to utilize the wheel trays just fine (which typically isn't a problem) then I recommend the Chinook. It is at a lower price point, comes with everything that the Doubletrack does, has the higher...
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  • Best Bike Rack for E-Bikes with Fenders That Doesnt Rub
  • I have a few different bikes racks for you that will carry e-bikes with fenders. That said, you will need to go with a frame mount style as you can't use a wheel mount bike rack on a bike with fenders. The best option for you will be the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 2 Electric Bike Rack part # HLY84FR which has an 80 lb per bike weight capacity and soft padded frame hooks so you don't have to worry about rubbing. If either of your bikes has a steep drop tube frame then you will also need...
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  • Will the Yakima FourTimer Work With Kids Bikes That Have 16 Inch Wheels
  • The Yakima FourTimer 4 Bike Platform Rack part # Y02469 will accommodate kid's bikes with wheels as small as 20" but the Yakima Tube Top Bike Adapter Bar part # Y02531 may be required for this. According to Yakima, they do not recommend using the Yakima FourTimer with kid's bikes that have smaller than 16" wheels because the frame hooks would not be able to reach the down tube most likely but Yakima was not able to provide an exact measurement for this. If you need to carry kid's bikes...
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  • Sill Swagman XTC-2 Bike Rack Clear Spare Tire on Flagstaff Camper
  • It all depends on where your spare tire sits in relation to the center of the hitch pin hole of the trailer hitch on your Flagstaff camper. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the closest edge of the first wheel hoop is 8" and then from the center of the hitch pin hole to the upright it's 15" (see attached photo). Please note that this bike rack hasn't been tested and approved for use at the back of a camper. Since the trailer hitch sits further away from the axles compared to passenger...
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  • Differences Between Hollywood Racks RV Rider and Sport Rider SE
  • The Hollywood Racks # HLY64FR weighs a bit above 70 lbs. Motorhome/RV compatible bike racks are built very sturdy for a reason. The relatively long overhang at the rear of the vehicle (when compared to that of a regular passenger vehicle) causes the rack much more bouncing and shock than would be experienced at the rear of a passenger car, truck or SUV. This bouncing is more severe on a towed trailer versus a motorhome, as a towed RV typically has a more rudimentary suspension that will...
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  • Bike Rack Solution That Allows Full Access to Rear Door of Vehicle
  • Hanging style bike racks can't tilt with bikes loaded since that would brake the frame cradles but I believe I have a solution that would work well. For that I recommend the Yakima FullSwing part # Y02465 which allows you to swing the bike rack out and away from the rear of the vehicle with bikes loaded to give you full access to the rear of it. I attached a review video for this rack for you to check out as well. If you plan on carrying any womens or alternative framed bikes without...
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  • Hitch Lock for Swagman Trailhead 4-Bike Rack
  • There is a hitch lock that is compatible with the Swagman Trailhead 4-Bike Rack # S63380. What you need to allow you to lock the rack to your hitch is the Locking Anti-Rattle, Threaded Hitch Pin for Swagman Hitch Racks # S64029. Or, for a hitch lock along with a cable lock to secure your bikes to the rack you can use the Anti-Rattle Hitch Lock and Cable for Swagman Bike Racks # S64031. I have added links to video reviews of each of these parts for you to check out as well.
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  • What Prevents Shank of Swagman XC Bike Rack from Wobbling in 2 Inch Hitch Receiver
  • The Swagman XC # S64650 features a steel adapter sleeve as shown in the provided photo. With the adapter sleeve in place, the rack can be used in a 2 inch hitch. When the Allen bolt is removed and the sleeve is slid off, the rack fits into a 1-1/4 inch receiver. The rack includes a threaded anti-rattle hitch bolt, but a locking version is sold separately as part # S64029. The anti rattle hitch bolt uses a threaded bolt along with a threaded insert that's installed in the bike rack's shank....
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  • Comparing the Yakima FullSwing Y02465 and Thule Apex Swing XT TH9027XT
  • The Yakima FullSwing 4 Bike Rack part # Y02465 and Thule Apex Swing XT 4 Bike Rack part # TH9027XT are essentially two different manufactures version of the same bike rack. I personally prefer the FullSwing a bit more as it has a higher weight capacity of 40 lbs per bike and the spacing between the bike can be adjusted. That said, if you need something a bit lighter than the Apex Swing XT is a perfect alternative at only 42 lbs.
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  • Cradle Spacing on Yakima RidgeBack 4 Bike Rack
  • The spacing between the cradles on the Yakima RidgeBack 4 Bike Rack # Y02458 is 5-1/2 inches, on center. This is still decent bike spacing but if you are wanting to give your bikes more room to breathe the Thule Apex XT # TH9025XT that you referenced is the better option. As you mentioned, this particular rack features a cradle spacing of 7 inches. This was actually a very intentional upgrade when Thule recently transitioned to their current line of racks. This type of spacing not...
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  • Will Swagman Current Bike Rack Work With Specialized Turbo Step-Through Electric Bikes
  • The Swagman Current 2 Bike Platform Rack part # S64678 will work with Specialized Turbo Step-Through Electric Bikes but you will most likely need an adapter bar for the bike which uses the longer hook, the Swagman Deluxe Bike Frame Adapter Bar part # 64005.
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  • Carrying Bikes at the Front of a Travel Trailer
  • You could use the Swagman Straddler # S80503 if you want to. However you have to stay within the capacity of the Straddler which is 100 pounds. That means the combined weight of the bike rack you use and the bikes cannot exceed 100 pounds. The Swagman Dispatch # S44FR weighs about 51 pounds by itself meaning the combined weight of the bikes cannot exceed 49 pounds. You could instead go with Swagman rack # S64663 which weighs about 30 pounds. You would not use the hitch part that comes...
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  • Distance Between Arms of Curt 4-Bike Rack 18064
  • I can confirm for you that the distance between the arms of the Curt Premium 4-Bike Rack # C18064 is 14 inches at the wide end and 8 inches at the narrow end. You can also see this at roughly the 2:10 mark of the linked video review I added for you to check out. Keep in mind if you do plan on carrying any children's or alternative-frame bikes (with a step-through frame, for example) you will need Curt Bike Frame Adapter Bar # C18016 to give those bikes a horizontal mounting point. Additionally...
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  • Is Hollywood Racks Trail Rider 2 Bike Platform Rack Compatible With Women's Frame Bikes
  • Women's bikes mount to the Hollywood Racks Trail Rider 2 Bike Platform Rack part # HR200Z easily. The ratchet arm is adjustable so it will lock down onto the slanted frame tube of a step through frame (like on most women's bikes) in the photo I have attached. The Hollywood Racks Trail Rider utilizes the center ratcheting arm so it fits most bike frames so it is a great option. It also comes with the bike and hitch locks to protect your investments. If your bike does not have a top frame...
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  • Platform Bike Rack Similar to Swagman Current that Has Capacity for Rad Rover E-Bike
  • Swagman actually has a very similar bike rack to the one you referenced that was setup for carrying heavier e-bikes with the E-Spec part # S94FR which has a 70 lb per bike capacity. This is going to be your best option and will work great for you.
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  • What is the Difference Between the Swagman Dispatch and the Swagman RV Platform Rack
  • Lets go over these. To start both of them are rated for use on flat towed vehicle so we're over that hurdle. The Swagman Dispatch part # S44FRis for bikes that weigh up to 45 lbs. each where the Swagman Platform-Style 2 Bike Rack part # S64663 is rated for bikes up to 35 lbs. each. They will both hold the bikes in a similar manner and with them being made by Swagman you can rest assured they are very sturdy and will prove reliable. With that being said the Dispatch is really the...
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  • Will the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 Work With a Womens Step-Through Bike Frame
  • The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE part # HLY84FR will work with most step-through frame bikes. The best chance you have of this is to switch the short hook to the bottom and then the long hook to the top on the upright as that will then allow for the lowest connection point. That said, there isn't really a measurement for this so best option would be to order the Hollywood Racks Bike Frame Adapter Bar part # HRBA-PRO which is designed to provide an attachment point for step-through frame...
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  • Swagman Platform Bike Rack Recommendation for Carrying E-Bikes
  • The Swagman XTC-2 TILT # S64671 has a weight capacity of 35 lbs per bike so while it would not have the weight capacity for your 45 lb bikes I do have the similar Swagman E-Spec part # S94FR which has a 60 lb per bike capacity while very similar in design that will work great for you. This rack was actually designed for carrying e-bikes like you have and was reinforced for their extra weight.
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  • How Much Assembly is Required for the Swagman Current 2 Bike Platform Rack
  • You will pretty much be assembling everything for the Swagman Current 2 Bike Platform Rack # S64678. If you check out the attached photo you can see that really the only piece that comes pre-assembled is the shank portion. It isn't very difficult to assemble everything though so if you really like this bike rack then I say go for it. If you'd like something that is a little nicer and doesn't have as much assembly then I recommend checking out the Yakima HoldUp which comes as part...
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  • Will Swagman XTC-2 TILT 2-Bike Rack Work With Bike With Thicker Tube
  • Your bike that has a thicker tube will fit on the Swagman XTC-2 TILT 2-Bike Rack # S64671. The frame hooks of the XTC-2 will easily accommodate that size of tube, and will retract down far enough in order to grasp the frame. You will need to place your bike at the inside position - nearest your vehicle - in order to use it though, as this is the hook that will go down the furthest. I do recommend adding locks for this rack to help protect your investment. To lock the rack to your...
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  • Least Expensive Way to Carry Two 75 Lb Electric Bikes on 2016 Ram 1500
  • I have a suggestion for you, but unfortunately, we're not going to have a hitch mounted bike rack for electric bikes that's going to fit into your budget. Most of our e-bike racks max out at 60 lbs per bike, so your least expensive options are going to be either the Swagman E-Spec # S94FR, with a capacity of 70 lbs per bike, or the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE # HLY74FR, with a capacity of 80 lbs per bike -- both over budget. If you're able to utilize your truck bed to carry your e-bikes,...
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  • Can the Let's Go Aero Hitch Bike Rack Hold Fat Tire Bikes?
  • The way the Lets Go Aero V-Lectric Bike Rack # LGA34FR bike rack works is that it clamps around your bike's tire. The hook that goes around your rim can accommodate up to a 3" rim width. From what I know of the Lectric XP Step Thru is that they have 4" tires. Now, rims for fat tire bikes usually go from 50mm(1.9 inches) for 3.5" tires and 100mm (3.9 inches) rim width for 5" tires. If the rim width for the Lectric XP bikes are on the lower end and within 3", then you will be fine. Please...
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  • Yakima OnRamp or Thule EasyFold XT for Low-Step E-bike
  • Good news! My friend AJ's video is finally up and you can see him review the Yakima OnRamp #Y36FR in the video I attached below. I love your description of a road narwhal. If you're worried about the extra length behind your vehicle with a folded bike rack, I recommend the new Yakima OnRamp # Y96FR. In the video, AJ doesn't get into exact measurements since they're vehicle/hitch specific and he was doing a more general review, but I attached picture comparisons of the two bike racks...
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  • Bike Rack for 60 lb Fat Tire E-Bikes That is Compatible With Fifth Wheel Trailer
  • There is an option for a bike rack that is compatible for a fifth wheel trailer and will work for a pair of fat tire, 60 lb e-bikes: - Swagman E-Spec Electric Bike Rack # S94FR with the Fat Tire Adapter Kit # S64679 This rack has a 70 lb per bike capacity and with the adapter can carry bikes with fat tires (up to 5 inches wide); it is also rated for use on the back of a fifth wheel trailer. This is an extremely strong rack made of solid steel, and this sturdiness is what helps keep...
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  • Bike Bag Cover Compatible with Swagman E-Spec Bike Rack
  • There is a bike bag compatible with your Swagman E-Spec 2-Electric Bike Platform Rack # S64689, the Swagman Horizontal Style 2 Bike Bag for Trailer Hitch Bike Racks # S82006. As you can see from the cut out of the linked directions of this bag, it is extremely easy to use.
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  • Can Yakima OnRamp E-Bike Rack Tilt Forward for Rear Hatch Access
  • Yes the Yakima OnRamp part # Y36FR does tilt down to help with rear cargo area access like you can see in the attached picture you mentioned. The only functional difference between this rack and the # Y96FR is the hitch it is designed to fit like you noticed. # Y96FR fits 1-1/4 inch hitch and # Y36FR fits 2 inch hitch. This rack somehow was able to combine all of the features people want from e-bike racks while also remaining lightweight at 39 lbs which is a big feat. Most likely the...
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  • Best Value 2-Bike Rack For Heavy 60 Lb Electric Bikes
  • The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 2 Electric-Bike Rack part # HLY74FR is a great option for your 2 Pedego e-bikes that weight 60 lbs each. The Hollywood Sport Rider rack is a good quality rack with a higher weight capacity compared to the other options at a great price. Since the rack has a 80 lbs per bike capacity your e-bikes weight won't be an issue. I did some research on the Pedego bikes and most of the bikes have a step through frame without a horizontal frame cross tube. You...
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  • Correct Lock for Swagman XTC-2 TILT 2-Bike Rack
  • I can help you out with the correct lock for the Swagman XTC-2 TILT 2-Bike Platform Rack # S64671. Since this bike rack is a fit for both 1-1/4" and 2" trailer hitch receivers, the correct lock is the Locking Anti-Rattle, Threaded Hitch Pin for Swagman Hitch Racks # S64029. This is the lock by itself, so if you are looking for the combination of hitch lock and cable lock (for your bikes) the correct part is the Anti-Rattle Hitch Lock and Cable for Swagman Bike Racks # S64031. I...
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  • Will the Thule Doubletrack Work with Fat Tire Bikes
  • I do have options for you but the Thule Doubletrack Platform-Style 2 Bike Rack will only fit tires up to 2.5" wide and they do not make a fat tire adapter kit for this rack. Therefore, you can either let some of the air out of the tires and squish them into the wheel trays like you have been or you can upgrade to the Thule DoubleTrack Pro 2 Bike Platform Rack part # TH9054 which accepts bikes with tires up to 5" wide. You could always sell the original Doubletrack to offset some of the...
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  • Jeep jk with Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 2 Electric Bike Rack - 2 Hitches - Frame Mount
  • When we installed the Draw Tite hitch part # 76104 that you have on your 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK we found that there was a distance of 5-1/2 inches from the center of it's hitch pin hole out to the furthest point out on the rear spare. The Hollywood Racks E-Bike Rack part # HLY84FR has a distance of 5 inches from the center of it's hitch pin hole to the nearest portion of the rack when folded so it would miss the clearance needed by 1/2 inch. Now the Swagman Current bike rack part # S64678...
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  • Bike Rack That Allows Rear Hatch to Open With Bikes Mounted On A 2018 Subaru Forester
  • The Thule Doubletrack Platform-Style 2 Bike Rack for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches # TH990XT requires you to remove your bikes to access the hatch on your 2018 Subaru Forester. We do have many bike racks that provide hatch access to consider if this is the key consideration for you. A very popular hitch mounted bike rack that I recommend is the Kuat Transfer 2 Bike Platform Rack # TS02G. This rack conveniently tilts away from your hatch with bikes loaded. It not only looks good but also...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation to Fit Past Rear Spare of Travel Trailer
  • The Swagman Dispatch part # S44FR would be the best option we offer as it rated for the rougher ride quality associated with the back of travel trailers and also has 18 inches from the center of it's hitch pin hole out to the nearest wheel tray so it would give you plenty of clearance to fit past your spare. I attached a review video for this bike rack for you to check out as well.
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  • Curt 2 Bike Platform Rack with Anti-Rattle Lock Pin vs Swagman Chinook
  • To answer your first question: Yes, the Curt 2 Bike Platform Rack, product # c18085, is a good alternative to the Swagman Chinook, part # S64683. I've linked a review of the Curt rack that we have. This rack can fit both 1-1/4 inch and 2 inch receivers, so it will work with your hitch. The Chinook does have a few features that put it above the Curt, such as the sliding wheel cradles and the dedicated anti-rattle lock pin. Still, the Curt is a good option. And, one of those shortcomings...
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  • Does Curt 5-Bike Rack # C18065 Come with Everything Needed to Install
  • For your Honda Pilot that has a 2 inch hitch all you need to install the bike rack is just the # C18065 and you'd be set as it comes with everything you need. 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. This will allow the bikes to be...
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  • Will the Thule EasyFold XT Work with RadRover Electric Fat Bikes
  • Yes, the clamps on the Thule EasyFold XT 2 E-Bike Platform Rack part # TH903202 will work with the frame on your RadRover Electric Fat Bike. However, you will need to position them so that they attach to the top tube. In order for the EasyFold XT to work with the 4-1/2" wide tires you will also need the Fat Bike Straps part # TH985101. With the correct positioning of the clamps and the Fat Bike Straps, the EasyFold XT will be an excellent choice for your RadRover Electric Fat Bike. The...
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  • Best Bike Rack for 4 Bikes on 2020 Toyota Highlander Hitch
  • Yes the factory Toyota hitches have issues with Thule bike racks but I have a couple options that will work. The Yakima HoldUp 4 Bike Rack # Y02443-2 fits your 2020 Toyota Highlander. This is a well built wheel mount bike rack which means no frame contact on your bikes. Compared to a frame mount or hanging design it can more easily accommodate women's, kids and alternative style frames. You can tilt the bike rack away from the vehicle with bikes loaded to gain access to your hatch....
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  • Can Swagman Traveler XCS S64664 be used on Roadmaster Nighthawk 8k Tow Bar
  • Yes, the Swagman Traveler XCS # S64664 can attach to the shank of your Roadmaster Nighthawk Tow Bar part # RM-677. The rack will attach to the tow bar just like the ball mount you've used. I attached a picture of it attached to a very similar Roadmaster tow bar for you to check out as well.
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  • Why Cant the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Be Used On a Trailer
  • The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 2 Electric Bike Rack part # HLY84FR is not rated for use on trailers because the ride at the back of a trailer is much rougher than that on a vehicle. The reason for this has to do with the design of the suspension and the distance from the rear axle. The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 2 Electric Bike Rack is not rated for this additional stress therefore cannot be used on a trailer. However, I do have a couple very similar options for you in the Hollywood...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for Keystone Passport 267BH Carrying 3 Bikes
  • I checked out the Keystone Passport 267BH you are getting and the best option for adding a 3 bike rack will be the Swagman 4 Bike Rack part # S80600 which will attach to the square bumper you have at the rear of the camper. This is a really easy solution that doesn't require fabricting a hitch to the rear of the camper. For straps you'd then want the 4 strap set part # 05605 and you'd be set. I attached a review video for this bike rack for you to check out as well.
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  • How To Carry Bikes On a 2016 Honda CR-V
  • In order to carry bikes on a 2016 Honda CR-V you have a few options, the best one is to install a trailer hitch and use a hitch mounted bike rack. The reason for this is because it will allow you to carry the most amount of bikes and it will be most versatile. The photo you have attached if of a tow loop and this cannot be used to attach bikes. The Thule Hitching Post Pro part # TH934XTR is a great option, in order to use this you'll need the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver part # e98868....
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  • Recommended Bike Carrier For Two Electric Bikes That Uses A Ramp For Loading
  • I may have an option for you but I am not aware of any bike racks that lower to the ground for loading. The best option for you would be the Yakima OnRamp Bike Rack for 2 Electric Bikes # Y36FR if your vehicle has a 2" hitch receiver, or # Y96FR if your vehicle has a 1 1/4" hitch receiver. Both of these bike racks include a ramp to roll the bikes up instead of having to pick up each bike to put it on the bike rack and the ramp stores conveniently on the bike rack when not in use. The...
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  • Best eBike Rack For Class I 1-1/4 Hitches
  • You're in luck! There's no need for a 2" hitch if you want to carry two ebikes! I really like the Thule EasyFold XT 2 E-Bike Platform Rack # TH903202 for ebikes because it makes loading and unloading ebikes easier. It works with both a 1-1/4" and 2" hitch, has a capacity of 65lbs per bike and comes with a ramp to help load your heavy bikes. This bike rack is one of the few that we carry that is usable with a class 1 hitch. The only hitch we have for your 2020 Toyota Corolla is a class 1...
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  • Is the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Expandable to 4 Bikes?
  • Yes. The Hollywood Racks SE # HLY84FR can be expanded from a 2 bike rack to a 4 bike carrier using the 2 Bike Add-On for Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 # HR1475Z. I spoke with Hollywood Racks and the end cap/reflector on the # HLY84FR can be removed to make this work; they also mentioned that if possible, you'll want to remove the batteries on the E-bikes to keep weight down. When loading the bikes, you will want to make sure that the heaviest bikes are loaded closest to the RV and...
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  • Do I Need a Frame Adapter Bar to Carry a Woman's Bike on the Swagman XTC-2
  • In order to carry a women's bike with an aggressive step-through on the Sawgman XTC-2 # S64671 you'll need a bike frame adapter bar like the Swagman Deluxe Bike Frame Adapter Bar for Women's, Children's, and Alternative Frame Bikes # 64005. This bar just clamps to the seat post and handlebar post to provide a mounting point for the clamp down, and will be easy to take off and put back on for travel. This is going to be fairly standard protocol for any bike rack that does not secure...
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  • Can Thule EasyFold XT Bike Rack # TH903202 Fit 2020 Subaru Outback
  • If the distance from the pin hole on your hitch to the front of the hitch is 1-1/2 inches or more the Thule EasyFold XT part # TH903202 will fit and work great. Some of the Subaru factory hitches are known to have a very shallow distance so it's important you measure there to be certain. From my understanding if your hitch is a 2 inch hitch size you'd be fine but if it's a 1-1/4 inch factory hitch you'd have problems. If you find that you have a hitch that's not compatible you can still...
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  • Thule Easyfold XT vs. Yakima OnRamp Bike Rack for E-Bikes
  • This is a good question, as a lot of people want to know the real differences between the Thule EasyFold XT # TH903202 (which fits both a 1-1/4" & 2" hitch) and Yakima OnRamp # Y96FR (fits 1-1/4" hitch) & # Y36FR (fits 2" hitch). While there are a number of obvious similarities in that they both have ramps and use clamps to grasp your bikes, for overall convenience the better rack is the EasyFold XT # TH903202. Let's start with installation and removal, as you said you will not leave...
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  • Are There Anti-Rattle Bolts Needed for the Jack-It 2 Bike Rack for A-Frame Trailers
  • The Jack-It 2 Bike Rack for A-Frame Trailers part # LC429756 comes with two threaded hitch pin bolts which will work to reduce rattle and vibrations so you don't need to purchase any extra devices as this feature is already built-in. I have attached a photo for you which shows the two threaded hitch pin bolts. The only extra item you might want to add are locks for the bikes which can be accomplished with the etrailer.com 10' Long Cable Lock part # e98891.
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  • Recommended Swing-Away Adapter for Hollywood Racks Road Runner 4 Bike Carrier
  • The Hollywood Racks Road Runner 4 Bike Carrier part # HR400 will work just fine with any swing-away adapter. I really couldn't say one works better than another so I recommend going the most cost effective route which is the Yakima BackSwing Swing Away Hitch Extender part # Y02483. The Thule part # TH9037 and Kuat part # PVP20B will work as well, I like the Kuat since it's lighter.
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  • Why Cant Yakima Four Timer be Used with 5th Wheel RV
  • I know it can be a bit confusing because a trailer hitch is a trailer hitch, but the reason the Yakima FourTimer 4 Bike Platform Rack # Y02469 isn't appropriate to install on your 5th wheel RV trailer hitch is simply due to the extra movement at the back of 5th wheels. Since the axle is located further away from the back of your RV compared to passenger vehicles the movement back there is much more exaggerated and Yakima has deemed it isn't safe to use this bike rack on a 5th wheel RV. For...
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  • Comparing Swagman Chinook S64683 and Thule Doubletrack TH990XT Platform Hitch Bike Racks
  • I am happy to help you make your choice between the two excellent platform bike racks you mentioned, the Swagman Chinook # S64683 and the Thule Doubletrack # TH990XT. Where the Swagman Chinook wins the comparison is in weight capacity (45-lbs per bike vs. 35-lbs for the Thule) and long wheelbase compatibility (up to 50-inches vs. 46-1/2 for the Thule). The Thule weighs about 10-lbs less and is USA-made while the Swagman is heavier and is made offshore. The two carriers are otherwise...
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  • How To Replace the Locking Cable On a Yakima HoldUp Bike Rack After Face Has Been Damaged
  • In order to replace the bike lock cable on the Yakima HoldUp Bike Rack like part # Y02443 you will need to use the Replacement Cable Lock Assembly part # Y8890284. There would be no way to unlock the core you have now if the face was damaged but this is not required to replace the cable anyhow so long as it is not inserted into the pin. Please note, the above cable lock does not come with a lock core or change key which you will need therefore you will either want to let me know your key...
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  • Does Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch for 2010 Nissan Cube Require Stabilizing Strap for Bike Rack
  • I can confirm for you that the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24845 for your 2010 Nissan Cube does NOT require a stabilizing strap for use with a bike rack. So you can use this rack and hitch combo on your Nissan and do not have to use the strap. The Thule Doubletrack 2 Bike Rack # TH990XT is a great choice for a bike rack because it offers a ton of value. It is a premium rack from a company, Thule, known for their quality but at a great price relative to other racks. I have added...
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  • Do I Need a Frame Adapter for my Step Through Frame Bike with the Hollywood Racks SE for E-Bikes
  • You can use the Hollywood Racks SportRider SE # HLY84FR to carry your e-bike, although you're most likely going to require a bike frame adapter bar like the # HRBA-PRO; it really depends on how aggressive the step through of the frame is, but most women's bikes will require this on a frame mounted bike rack. I've linked a review video of the frame adapter bar for you to have a look at and see how it works.
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  • Most Versatile Hitch Mounted Bike Rack for Use with Multiple Different Types of Bikes
  • The most amount of bikes you can carry on a hitch mounted bike rack is five with a hanging bike rack like the Yakima RidgeBack 5 Bike Rack part # Y02459. However, a hanging bike rack like the above is not your most versatile option because it will require an adapter bar like the Yakima Tube Top Bike Adapter Bar part # Y02531 for bikes with an alternative frame which are pretty common. The most versatile option is a platform bike rack but this will only allow you to carry up to four bikes. Out...
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  • How Should 1-1/4 to 2 Inch Adapter On Yakima RidgeBack 4 Look
  • I have added a couple of photos showing how the adapter should look on your Yakima RidgeBack 4 Bike Rack # Y02458, and as you can see it should be flush. If the adapter piece is sticking out you should be able to tighten it so it does sit flush, or you may need a new adapter, as it is possible yours got potentially damaged along the way, or maybe one of the screws did. Since you mentioned yours was about 4 years old you have a couple possible options for the correct adapter: - 2"...
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  • How To Mount Step Through Frame E-bike on Swagman E-Spec Electric Bike Platform Rack
  • Congratulations on the Ariel Rider e-bike. The Swagman E-Spec 2-Electric Bike Platform Rack - 2" Hitches part # S94FR is a nice choice for the e-bike but you will need the adapter bar part # 64005 to give your Ariel Rider a horizontal surface for the hook to ratchet down onto. I looked at pictures of your e-bike and it looks like you do have a distance from the seat post to the handle bar stem. You wan't to make sure that distance is not more than 33-3/4" to use the adapter bar. I have...
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  • Will the Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar Fit on a Rad Rover E-Bike with Aggressive Step Through
  • Yes. You can use the Swagman Deluxe Bike Frame Adapter Bar # 64005 on your Rad Rover e-bike to allow you to carry it on the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 2 Electric Fat Bike Rack # HLY84FR.
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  • Hollywood Racks RV Rider and Swing-Away Adapter Recommendation for a 2018 Sprinter 3500 RV
  • The Hollywood Racks RV Rider # HLY64FR is an excellent option for transporting your 2 M2S All Terrain Scout E-Bikes! It was designed to be used with a motorhome, has a weight capacity of 70 lbs per bike, and uses a clamping arm that can be moved around to fit with the lower top tube on your M2S All Terrain Scout bikes. When it comes to the swing-away hitch adapter I recommend the Kuat Pivot 2 # PVP20B over the Thule Access # TH9037 or the Yakima BackSwing # Y02483. The Access is...
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  • Can I Carry Kids Bikes Without Adapter Bar On Curt Premium 4 Bike Rack
  • Yes the Curt Premium 4 Bike Rack # C18064 can carry most kids and women's bikes without an adapter bar. The smaller and unique frames those bikes usually have creates issues on most bike racks when trying to keep the bikes level. Other times it is too challenging to get the bike rack arms through the frame or the arms are too spread out for the small frame. The tapered design of the bike rack makes it easier to fit a smaller frame bike like a kids bike on the last two spots. With your...
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  • Will Swagman XTC-2 Bike Rack Work With Girl's Bike
  • Absolutely! The Swagman XTC-2 # S64670 can easily accommodate children's bikes or women's bikes with alternative frames. You will have no problem sliding the bike hooks to securely grasp the slanted top tube commonly found on girl's bikes, as you can see in the attached photo. For added security and peace of mind, you may want to also pick up Swagman's cable and hitch lock kit # S64031 to lock the rack to your vehicle and your bikes to the rack.
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  • Thule EasyFold XT Ramp Height Compared to Hitch Receiver Height
  • Great question! The difference in height between the top of the inside of your trailer hitch receiver to where the 48" ramp inserts into the trays of the Thule EasyFold XT # TH903202 is 5-1/4" (see attached). The ramp itself has a slight arc to it so it isn't exactly a straight line but it's still pretty close. If the 48" gives you too severe of an angle we do carry the Extra-Long 53" Loading Ramp # TH933402 that you mentioned.
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  • Is Yakima HoldUp EVO 2 Bike Rack Compatible with 1-1/4 Hitch on 2013 Honda CR-V
  • Yes and yes! The Yakima HoldUp EVO # Y02480 is compatible with any 1-1/4 hitch receiver (Class I and II), like the Curt # C11555 and Draw-Tite # 36520. If the hitch on your 2013 Honda CR-V is a factory hitch, as long as it's not recessed more than 9 inches behind the bumper ( which is unlikely), it will fit without a problem. Because the HoldUp EVO secures your bikes by the wheels, the frame of your bikes won't make a difference, so it can easily accommodate bikes with step through or...
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  • Will the Hollywood Racks Destination 4 Fit a 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo
  • All of the hitches that we have available to fit your Cayenne are 2" hitches (which is the size receiver this rack fits in), so the probability is high, but I do recommend measuring your factory hitch (inside wall to inside wall) just to be sure. As long as your 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo has a 2" hitch receiver on it, then the Hollywood Racks Destination 4 # HR4000 will fit. I really like that this rack can hold a variety of bike styles without the need for a frame adapter bar. Since...
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  • Bike Rack for E-Bikes With Fenders & Step-Through Frame on Motorhome
  • So since you are carrying your bikes on a motorhome, you will need a bike rack approved for use by the manufacturer on the back of a motorhome due to it being a rougher, bouncier ride. We do have one bike rack that is approved for use on a motorhome, can carry your 55 lb e-bikes, and is compatible with bikes that have fenders and a step-through frame, the Swagman Current 2-Bike Rack # S64678. This is a frame-mounted bike rack, so because you have a step-through frame you will also...
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  • Recommended Bike Rack for E-Bikes with 2-1/2 Trailer Hitch
  • I have the perfect bike rack option in the Hollywood Racks RV Rider Bike Platform Rack part # HLY64FR which has an 80 lb per bike weight capacity and can be used with a 2-1/2" hitch if you obtain the Hollywood Racks Hitch Receiver Reducer Sleeve part # HRHA-2. In regards to carrying e-bikes on a travel trailer, this is not possible since there are no bike racks which are heavy duty enough for e-bikes that can be used on a trailer.
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  • Can the Yakima OverHang Carry Heavy Downhill Electric Mountain Bikes
  • I have a solution for you, and while you could use the Yakima HangOver 4 # Y02484 on a van without any issues, it only has a capacity of 37.5-lbs per bike. For this reason, it's not going to be able to be used this to carry bikes your downhill electric mountain bikes that are 48-lbs. Instead, I recommend using the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Bike Rack for 4 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Frame Mount # HR1400Z or the Sport Rider SE for Fat Tire Bikes # # HR1400Z-FB, which can carry bikes up...
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  • Will Swagman XTC4 #S64650 Bike Rack Work With Spare Tire On A 2010 Jeep Wrangler
  • I did contact Swagman on your behalf. They recommended referring to the below dimension versus the length of your Wrangler rear swinging door to determine clearance while mounted, folded down without bikes or the spare tire. -The clearance from the receiver bar hole to the first wheel hoop is 11.5" Due to the rise in the shank of the Swagman XTC4 4-Bike Rack for 2" Hitches # S64665, the ability to tilt the rack down would be essential for clearance and this does not provide that....
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  • Which Trailer Hitch Receiver to use Thule Hitching Post Pro on 2020 Toyota Highlander
  • The Thule Hitching Post Pro 4 Bike Carrier # TH934XTR has a shipping weight of 40lbs, which means the rack itself is right around 38lbs. I included a video of the Thule Hitching Post Pro # TH934XTR installed on a 2020 Toyota Highlander for you to take a look at. To install the Thule Hitching Post Pro 4 Bike Carrier # TH934XTR on your 2020 Toyota Highlander I recommed using the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit # DT84MR which will install without requiring triming...
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  • Comparing Thule EasyFold XT and Kuat NV 2.0 Bike Racks for 50 lb Specialized Como 4.0 E-Bike
  • Great questions! I can really tell that you've been looking into this. I will address all of your questions in order to help keep things organized, but first I'd like to throw all of the part numbers in a list to make things easier to read: Thule EasyFold XT - # TH903202 Extra-Long Loading Ramp - # TH933402 Kuat NV 2.0 Gunmetal Gray - # NV12G Kuat NV 2.0 Metallic Black - # NV12B Kuat NV 2.0 Base Matte Black - # BA12B (no integrated bike repair stand) Access Ramp - # ANVBRB I...
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  • Bike Rack Compatible with A-Frame on a 2019 Rockwood Mini
  • The Jack-It 2 Bike Rack for A-Frame Trailers # LC429756 unfortunately is not designed to be used in any other way and there aren't any other adapters for it except for the Bump-It Hitch Receiver Adapter for Jack-It 2 Bike Rack # LC723359 to allow the use of a normal trailer hitch receiver that is either 1-1/4 inches or 2 inches. That is designed for vehicle use and not RV use, so it may be wise to sell your current rack and get something that will work with your trailer. A better option...
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  • Recommended 4-Bike Rack for a 2018 Honda Odyssey
  • The ideal bike rack you have described is a platform style rack as these will require the least amount of lifting to the load the bikes and they will be most stable. For this, I recommend the Yakima FourTimer 4 Bike Platform Rack part # Y02469 which will work with all different bike types and is relativity lightweight at only 66 lbs total although you won't have to lift that much each and every time. If you don't already have a trailer hitch, the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver part...
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  • How to Reduce Movement of Swagman XTC-2 2-Bike Platform Rack
  • The Swagman XTC-2 2-Bike Platform Rack part # S64670 comes with a threaded hitch pin which will help to reduce rattle/wobble but if you need even further reduction then you will want to consider using an additional anti-rattle device like the Roadmaster quiet hitch part # RM-061-125 for 1-1/4" receivers or part # RM-061 for 2" receivers. We do ship to Canada!
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  • Yakima Ridgeback Speedknob Replacement
  • By design the Speedknob on your Yakima Ridgeback part # Y02458 should spin freely when it is in the locked position this prevents anyone from being able to remove your rack from the vehicle. When unlocked it is supposed to have friction that allows you to tighten the rack up to the vehicle then re lock it so it again spins freely once again. With what you are describing I say it has gone bad on you since it will not turn when locked and spins freely when unlocked the exact opposite of...
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  • How to Carry Women's Bike on Curt Hanging 4 Bike Rack C18030
  • To carry a women's bike on the Curt 4 bike part # C18030 you'll need a bike frame adapter bar part # UB01 which attaches to the seat post and steering stem of the bike to give you a flat bar for the rack to attach to. See attached pic and review video as well.
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  • How To Use Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE On Blix Sol Electric Bike
  • In order to use the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 2 Electric Bike Rack part # HLY84FR on a step-through frame bike with no horizontal cross tube you'll need an adapter, the Hollywood Racks Bike Frame Adapter Bar part # HRBA-PRO. The Trek 520 won't be an issue.
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  • Lightweight Bike Rack Recommendation for Use with Stromberg Carlson Bike Bunk
  • The Swagman Trailhead 4-Bike Rack # S63381 weighs approximately 32 lbs; this leaves you with around 68 lbs or a little over 22 lbs per bike if carrying 3 bikes. As you mentioned, the Stromberg Carlson Bike Bunk # CC-275 has a 100 lb capacity, so carrying more than 2 or 3 bikes would likely put you over the limit. The only other RV approved rack that is more lightweight and can carry up to 3 bikes is the Swagman Original - 3 Bike Rack # S64152-2, weighing approximately 27 lbs.
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  • Recommended Hitch and Bike Rack for a 2014 Subaru Legacy and Townie Electra Bike
  • The trailer hitch that I recommend you use for carrying a bike rack with your 2014 Subaru Legacy is the EcoHitch Hidden Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7205 because the crosstube is hidden which means you only see the hitch receiver and it gives you a really clean look. If you'd rather go with a trailer hitch that is a little more cost-effective then I recommend the Draw-Tite # 75673 because it is a little easier to install than the Curt # C13158. Please note that the EcoHitch is the only...
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