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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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  • 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 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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  • Comparing Weight and Functions of Hollywood Racks Trail Rider and Swagman XC Bike Rack
  • The Hollywood Racks Trail Rider 2-Bike Rack # HR200 weighs about 35 lbs. The Swagman XC 2-Bike Rack # S64650 is lighter at about 26 lbs. The biggest difference between the two is the Swagman rack is rated for 2 bikes at 35 lbs each and the Hollywood Trail Rider is rated for two bikes up to 45 lbs each. The Swagman rack will offer slightly less bumper clearance and the maximum wheel base is 8-1/2 inches shorter than the Hollywood Racks option. My recommendation between the two is...
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  • Recommended Lightweight Bike Rack for a 2013 Toyota Prius C and Women's 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. While the Thule Roadway...
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  • Recommended 4-Bike Platform Rack That Allows 2012 Lexus GX 460 to Open Rear Door
  • Thank you for all the information, it was very helpful. I went to our demo room to take some measurements of the Swagman XTC-4 # S64665 and based on those would not be able to confirm it would allow a 2012 Lexus GX 460 to open the rear door. If you use the attached photo (which shows the Swagman, but not on a Lexus GX 460) as a reference, you can see that at the highest point, the XTC-4 is going to be roughly 28" above the ground on a 2012 Lexus GX 460. Given a margin of error of roughly...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Kuat Beta # B202-114, Swagman Chinook...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Comparing the Yakima FourTimer Bike Rack # Y02469 with the Swagman Quad 2+2 # S64692
  • Both the Yakima FourTimer # Y02469 and the Swagman Quad 2+2 # S64692 that you referenced are excellent bike racks and would do a great job transporting your bikes. They both have the ability to hold up to 4 bikes that weight 45 lbs each and they are compatible with a 2 inch receiver. They both use the hook to stabilize the bike while it is in the cradles and they also have tilting and folding features. The ability to be adapted to a 2 bike rack is also an option between both of them. Typically...
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  • 2-Bike Platform Rack for Heavy Bikes Compatible with Class I Hitch
  • The Swagman Current 2 Bike Platform Rack part # S64678 is only compatible with class II and class III hitches so it most likely will not pin into a Class I hitch. For a similar rack that is compatible with a class I hitch, I recommend the Rola Convoy 2 Bike Platform Rack for 1-1/4" Hitches # 59307-2 because it shares many of the main features as the Current, so it tilts away for cargo access, folds for storage, and it also comes with a hitch and bike lock to protect your investments....
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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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  • 4 Bike Rack Recommendation for Use at the Rear of a Fifth 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 platform bike racks are longer and heavier which adds even...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Platform Bike Rack Recommendation for 2016 Subaru WRX with Torklift EcoHitch Installed
  • For your 2018 Subaru WRX the TorkLift EcoHitch part # 306-X7257 (2 inch hitch) is a great hitch option as it can hide behind the bumper panel when not needed. If you check out the picture I attached of this hitch installed you'll see that the opening appears to be recessed behind the bumper a couple inches. Now the Swagman XC part # S64650 has a curve in the shank pretty close to where the rack slides into the hitch so it would be too close to call, but I have a better option all-around...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bike Rack Compatibility with Motorhome While Flat Towing a 2015 Kia Soul
  • The Swagman Dispatch 2 Bike Platform Rack - 2" Hitches - Frame Mount # S64684 will be about 33 inches from the hitch pin hole to the farthest point of the rack. You will need to measure your tow bar to see how much actual clearance that will give you for turning clearance. This rack does have a shank rise of 6-1/4 inches, so that will possibly help with hood clearance as well. I recommend using a shank like the Replacement Shank for Gen-Y Adjustable Ball Mount - 2" Hitch - 10" Drop/Rise...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Lock Recommendation for Swagman XC Bike Rack
  • I spoke with my contact at Swagman to see what size padlock shackle you would need for the hooks on the Swagman XC # S64650 and she actually advised against doing so. She said that the holes in the hook assembly are there to hang the assembly for when it gets the powder coat treatment and haven't provided the best security when customers have tried using a padlock. Instead you need to use the Anti-Rattle Hitch Lock and Cable # S64031 to lock both the bikes and the bike rack. If you already...
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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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  • 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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  • 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 E-Bike With Fenders
  • I have a few options for you when it comes to carrying your Rook Bike with Fenders. The Swagman Current # S64678 is a great cost effective electric bike rack that has a frame mount design. Since your bike has fenders it is best to use a frame mount design bike rack. This rack fits 1-1/4" and 2" hitches so it will fit the hitch on your 2019 Toyota RAV4. I am a big fan of Swagman's racks because they pack a lot of features into a friendlier price. The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE #...
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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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  • Availability of Bike Rack with Ramp to Carry 75 lb E-Bike
  • The bike rack with the highest weight capacity that has a ramp that can be utilized is the Thule EasyFold XT # TH903202 but it can only handle up to 65 lb E-Bikes and I'm not sure if you'd be able to get your bike down that low. We do have the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE # HLY74FR which would be able to carry your 75 lb E-Bike but this doesn't have a ramp so you'd have to muscle the bike up to the bike rack. Because of this, the best option for your application is to use a motorcycle...
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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 # S64684 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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  • What Bike Rack and Cover do you Recommend for a Trip Through the Rockies with Two E bikes
  • The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 2 Electric Bike Rack part # HLY84FR and the Swagman Bike Cover part # S24FR will be a perfect combination. The Sport RIder SE is a very dependable type of rack that has the capacities you need for your two E-Bikes to get them through the mountains. The Swagman cover is designed to work with a rack of this type and it will help to keep the bikes clean for you. There are several straps that you will use to cinch down around the bikes helping to keep the...
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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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  • 4-Bike Rack Solution that Can Two E-Bikes
  • While I have a solution that will allow you to carry 4 bikes including the 65 lb e-bikes you mentioned there isn't a hanging bike rack that would have the needed weight capacity. The Hollywood Rack E-Bike rack part # HLY84FR can be used with the 2 bike add on part # HR1475Z and you'd have a 4 bike carrier with the inside two bike cradles having an 80 lb per bike capacity. The Sport Rider can accommodate tire widths up to 5 inches right out of the box.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Can You Carry Four Bikes On a 2016 Nissan Leaf With Class 1 Hitch
  • I do have an option for you but the maximum number of bikes that can be carried on any class 1 hitch is two. The reason that you cannot carry more than two bikes has to do more with the leverage that the additional two bikes place on the trailer hitch more so than the weight. Therefore, if you want to be able to carry more than two bikes you will need to use the EcoHitch Hidden Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 306-X7221 which is the only option for this. The EcoHitch Hidden Trailer Hitch Receiver...
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  • Are Swagman XC and Swagman Chinook Bike Rack Good Choices for 2019 Subaru Outback with Factory Hitch
  • Both the Swagman XC 2-Bike Rack # S64650 and Swagman Chinook 2 Bike Platform Rack # S64683 are great options for your 2019 Subaru Outback, and in fact the Chinook is one of the most popular bike racks for the '19 Outback. I have added a link for you with the most popular 2019 Subaru Outback Wagon Bike Racks which shows this. The Chinook will fit the 1-1/4" hitch on your Outback and is overall one of the best bike racks for the money from any manufacturer. While the XC is a very solid,...
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  • Comparing the Swagman XC Part # S64650 and the Swagman XTC Part # S64670
  • The main difference between the Swagman XC part # S64650 and the Swagman XTC part # S64670 is the wheel hoops. The wheel hoops that come with the XC can accommodate a bike with tires up 3.5" wide and spaced 51-1/2" apart on center (wheelbase). The Swagman XTC can accommodate a bike with tires up 2.5" wide and spaced 66" apart on center (wheelbase). Therefore, if you have a bike with a longer wheelbase >66" then you are going to want to use the XTC but if you have a bike with a shorter...
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  • Comparing Thule, Malone, and Saris Bike Rack for E-Bike
  • The biggest advantage the Thule EasyFold part # TH903202 has is that it comes with a ramp to make loading the heavier e-bikes a bit easier. It has a slightly higher capacity at 65 lbs per bike compare to the other racks that have a capacity of 60 lbs per bike. This rack is the heaviest at 40 lbs, but even for a platform bike rack that's lighter than most. The clamp system also allows it to easily grab even the most unique frame styles as well. The Saris Freedom part # SA4412F is the...
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  • How to Determine Wheelbase of Bike and Bike Rack Option for Long Wheelbase
  • Measuring the wheelbase of your bike to determine the correct bike rack for you is pretty simple; all you have to do is measure from the center of one wheel to the center of the other wheel and this is the measurement of your wheelbase. For a 53" wheelbase you will need a bike rack that is designed for recumbent bikes and I recommend the Saris Freedom 2-Bike Platform Rack for Recumbents # SA4412B-R because because it weighs less than 25 lbs it is extremely lightweight but still has...
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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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  • Is Thule EasyFold XT 2 Electric Bike Rack the Best Option for Back of Motorhome
  • The Thule EasyFold XT 2 Electric Bike Platform Rack # TH903202 is absolutely going to be the best option to carry your two e-bikes on the back of your 2018 Tiffin Allegro 34PA, and it can also be used with your Cherokee, but NOT when the Cherokee is being flat towed. The EasyFold XT has a weight capacity of 65 lbs per bike which will accommodate your needs, and the fenders will not be an issue because the EasyFold uses ratcheting straps to secure the wheels and has independent arms that...
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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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  • Could Swagman Chinook Fold Down and Allow Rear Door of 2019 Mazda CX-5 to Open
  • Yes, based on our experiences with very similar vehicles with the Swagman Chinook 2 Bike Platform Rack # S64683 that you referenced your rear door would easily be able to open with the rack tilted down. I attached a picture that shows the rear hatch of a very similar vehicle opening with the rack tilted down and you can see there's plenty of clearance. If you need a trailer hitch installed as well the # e98902 provides very similar clearances to the hitch in the picture I attached....
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How to Carry Four Bikes and Tow Pop-Up Camper
  • We do have a potential solution for you, though the Swagman Original 4 Bike Towing Rack # S64675 does not allow a rise in the shank. The way this rack works is actually that the hitch ball gets attached to the rack, which is why you can't have a rise or drop when using it. Instead, the best option, assuming your pop-up camper is an A-frame, is to use the Stromberg Carlson Bike Bunk Trailer-Mounted Bike Rack Carrier for A-Frame Trailers # CC-275 with the Swagman Original - 4 Bike Rack...
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  • How to Use Bike Rack While Flat Towing Vehicle Behind RV
  • In order to use a hitch-mounted bike rack like the Swagman Original # S64152-2 that you were looking at while towing a vehicle, you will just need to add the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter # RM-077-4. This adapter will slide into the 2 inch hitch receiver on your RV to provide two, 2 inch receivers on the other end. The bottom receiver can be used for your Blue Ox tow bar, while the top receiver can be used for a hitch-mounted accessory like the Swagman Original bike rack. I...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 4-Bike Hanging-Style Hitch Rack for Use in 1-1/4-Inch and 2-Inch Hitches
  • Thule's Hitching Post Pro hitch bike rack # TH934XTR has a shipping weight of 41-lbs, so by the time you remove the packaging materials from the equation the rack's actual weight is right around 38-lbs. This is a fairly average weight for a 4-bike rack. This USA-made 4-bike carrier offers excellent value and the flexibility to work well in both 1-1/4-inch hitches and the 2-inch hitches made for your 2016 Toyota Highlander. For a similar 4-bike hanging-style rack that weighs a lot less...
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  • Locking Hitch Pin for Curt Premium 4 Bike Hanging Rack
  • To add a locking hitch pin to the Curt # C18064 you can use the SportRack Hitch and Cable Lock - Keyed Alike # A32022 which will give you locks for the bikes and the rack, so everything will be secured to your vehicle. These locks are keyed alike, so they'll both operate with the same key for added convenience.
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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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  • 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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  • Recommended Bike Rack for Adult Tricycle Schwinn Meridian Cruiser 24 Inch
  • I did a little research on your 24inch Schwinn Meridian Cruiser Trike and see that it weighs 66 lbs and has fenders and a basket. We only have one bike carrier that is designed for adult trikes and it is the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider Trike Carrier # HR1000Z-R-TRKADP. This will fit your trike very well and support up to 100 lbs. It is rated for Motorhome use and I recommend adding the Anti-Rattle Hitch Lock and Cable Lock for Hollywood Racks Commuter, Traveler, Sport Rider Bike Racks...
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  • Recommended 4-Bike Platform Rack for 2016 Toyota Prius
  • The Hollywood Racks Destination 4 Bike Platform Rack part # HR4000 is one of the best four-bike platform style racks available because it's super lightweight at only 42 lbs and it will accommodate pretty much any type of bike frame. It also has a lock for security. Please note, in order to carry four bikes on a 2016 Toyota Prius you'll need to use the EcoHitch Hidden Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 306-X7192 (V Models) or part # 306-X7194 (C Models).
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  • Will Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 4 Bike Platform Rack Fit on 2015 Honda Odyssey
  • The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE, part # HR1400Z, fits on your 2015 Honda Odyssey once you install the 2 inch trailer hitch. With that being said it may not be the best choice because when we tested it there wasn't room to open rear hatch because of the bike's handle bars. Even with the rack tilted. If you're not worried about this then the Sport Rider SE is a great choice for you. If that is important to you then I recommend the Saris Freedom, part # SA4414B. I've linked a video...
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  • Comparing the Hollywood Sport Rider, Thule T2 Pro XTB, and the RockyMounts BackStage Bike Racks
  • The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE part # HLY84FR, Thule T2 Pro XTB part # TH9034XT, and the RockyMounts BackStage 2 Bike Platform Rack part # RKY10002 are all top of the line bike racks from their respective manufacturers. The best one for you will depend on what type of bike you have. For example, if you have an alternate frame (step-through)bike then you are going to want to consider a wheel mount bike rack like the BackStage or the T2 Pro XTB because they hold the bikes by the...
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  • Bike Rack For 2015 BMW 535i XDrive For E-bikes
  • I do have an option for you but when you mention BMW 2015 535 xi, I believe you are referring to a BMW 535i XDrive. All of the hitches available for that vehicle like part # C11381 are class I hitches so the Hollywood Rack Sport Rider SE part # HLY74FR is not compatible because it is only compatible with Class II and Class III hitches. I recommend to use the Thule T2 Pro XTS 2 Bike Platform Rack # TH9035XTS for your 2 e-bikes on the BMW Class I hitch. It can handle up to 100 lbs (combined...
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  • Are Replacement Parts Available for the Thule Hitching Post Pro # TH934XTR
  • Definitely! The Thule Hitching Post Pro # TH934XTR uses a lot of the basic Thule equipment including the following: Stay-Put Cradle - # 853-7887 Anti-Sway Attachment - # 852-2903-001 2" Hitch Adapter - # 853-7489 Round Tube End Cap - # 853-2181 Rubber Bumper - # TH7533860 Strap for Cradles - # 852-3006-001 Hardware Bag - # 7520990001 If you end up needing something more specific just let us know!
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Adapter for low Step-Through Frame E-Bike to fit Bike Rack
  • The perfect solution for you to carry your EVELO Luna with the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE 2-Bike Carrier for Electric Bicycles # HLY84FR would be to use an adapter bar which attaches between your seat post and handlebar stem to create a horizontal mounting point. You can see exactly what it does in the photo I've attached for you. The bar you want is going to depend on the length between your seat post and handlebar stem; the Swagman Deluxe # 64005 is adjustable from 24 3/8" to 33...
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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 a sleeve type anti-rattle device like the Gen-Y Anti-Rattle Clamp part # 325-GH-013 for 1-1/4" receivers or part # 325-GH-033 for 2" receivers. This device will also help you set the bike rack into the receiver as it will remember how far you need to insert the shank each time to line up the...
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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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  • Will the Curt Premium 4 Bike Rack Clear the Spare Tire on a 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler
  • The compatibility of the Curt Premium 4 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches part # C18064 with your 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler will largely be dependent on two factors, what trailer hitch you have and what size spare tire you have. The Curt Premium 4 Bike Rack part # C18064 measures 10" from the center of hitch pin hole to closest edge of carrier. If you were to use the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 76104 with a factory spare tire then the Curt Premium 4 Bike Rack would clear by bout...
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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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  • 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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  • 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 Ball Mount To use With Swagman Traveler XCS For Clearance
  • The Swagman Platform-Style 2 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches or RV Bumpers part # S64663 that you looked at is designed for the bumper of a trailer which is not the bike rack included in this photo. The parts in the photo include, a 15-3/4" Long Hidden Hitch ball mount part # 80232 and the Swagman Traveler XCS part # S64664 which fits around a 2 x 2 ball mount. The Swagman Traveler will work with any 2 x 2 ball mount but it is best to use an extra long ball mount to insure clearance between...
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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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  • 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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  • Lightweight E-Bike Platform Rack for Pedego Interceptor
  • Thank you for your recent order for the Swagman E-Spec 2-Electric Bike Platform Rack # S64689. The E-Spec rack is solidly built from steel and it has plenty of capacity for your two particular bikes. But you're right that its own 60-lb weight will make it less than a delightful experience to handle it and install it in your hitch. I do have a much better option for you. Thule's EasyFold hitch platform rack for electric bikes, part # TH903202, will still handle your heavier e-bikes...
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  • Electra Townie Commute Bike Rack Recommendation
  • Since you have fenders on your Electra Townie Commute the Rola Convoy part # 59308 that you referenced will not be your best solution as the arm of the rack would end up grabbing the fender and wouldn't work well at all. You'd instead need a bike rack that can grab the alternative style of frame your bike has and is compatible with fat tires. For that I recommend the Thule DoubleTrack Pro part # TH9054 as it has the weight capacity you'd need, can fit fat tires, and the frame clamps...
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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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  • Why Cant Yakima FourTimer Bike Rack be Used on Trailer or Motorhome
  • Only certain hitch-mounted bike racks are rated for use behind a trailer or motorhome. This is simply because of the extra movement and bounce that a bike rack endures behind a trailer/motorhome as opposed to one a standard passenger vehicle. The extra movement is due to the rear bumper on trailers being extended much further out from the rear axle than on a passenger car. Bike racks that are approved for this use have been tested for this application and can withstand the additional movement...
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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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  • How to Determine if Yakima FullSwing Will Clear Spare Tire on 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara
  • For your application I recommend using the Draw-Tite Class III Trailer Hitch # 76104 because when we installed it on a 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited we found that from the center of the hitch pin hole to the rear edge of the bumper was 1". The Yakima FullSwing # Y02465 has a max distance of 6-3/4" from the center of the hitch pin hole to the furthest edge of the tire. Since the Sahara has a different bumper than the normal Wrangler you'll likely need the RockyMounts Extender # RKY10008...
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