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Yakima RidgeBack Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2019 Honda Pilot

Ryan: How's it going, everybody. Ryan here at etrailer.Com. Today on our 2019 Honda Pilot, we're going to be taking a look at the Yakima Ridgeback two bike rack. Now, this is going to be able to hold a total of two bikes. It's going to hold each bike down in three spots. We're going to have two straps here along the top of our frame rail.









Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2019 Honda Pilot

Ryan: Hey everybody, Ryan here at etrailer.com. Today, on our 2019 Honda Pilot, we're going to be taking a look at the Thule Helium Pro 2 Bike Rack. Now, my favorite thing about the rack is that it's going to be very well made and heavy-duty. But on the same token, it's going to be incredibly lightweight and that's because it's made from aluminum. So not only is it going to be easy to handle, we're not going to have to worry about any rust or corrosion issues either.Our bike is going to be held down in three spots. You're going to have two straps here on the top two and another strap right here.





Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2019 Honda Pilot

Collin: Hey guys. It's Collin here at etrailer. Today we have a 2019 Honda Pilot and we're going to do a test fit of the Thule Hitching Post Pro 4 bike rack. This is a hanging style bike rack that's going to allow you to carry up to four bikes to and from your destination. With the hanging style rack it is going to hold your bike by the top tube right here. It is going to have three different points where it secures your bike.It has two thick rubber straps across the top frame of our bike, on that top two.





Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2017 Honda Pilot

Ryan: Hey everybody, Ryan here at etrailer.com. Today on our 2017 Honda Pilot, we're going to be taking a look at the Thule Helium Pro Two Bike Rack.One of my favorite things about this bike rack is that it's going to be made from aluminum, so it's going to be incredibly lightweight and easy to handle, we're also not going to have to worry about any rust or corrosion issues either. Our rack is going to hold our bike down in three spots, two straps here on the top tube, and a strap down here, that's actually going to be an anti-sway strap, which will help prevent any side-to-side movement, that way your bikes don't touch each other, or your bike doesn't touch the back of your vehicle.This rack can hold up to two bikes, however, if you need an extra one, Thule does make the same rack, except in a three bike version. Now let's go ahead and remove our bike, that way we can take a better look at the rack itself. To do it is very simple, we'll come here to our ratcheting straps, push down the lever, and pull the strap out. Once you have the straps out of the way, just grab our bike and set it off to the side.



Yakima Trunk Bike Racks Review - 2017 Honda Pilot

Today, on our 2017 Honda Pilot, we're taking a look at the Yakima Full-Back Trunk-Mount 2-Bike Rack, that part number is: Y02634. Now, we already have our bike secured down here, we're first going to show you how we secure it in place. On the end here, we do have a cable lock, this can be used to lock your bike onto your rack. It is going to lock this last bike, which will prevent anyone from being able to remove the first or the last bike. To remove our bikes and to secure them, we're going to push on our tabs and pull out our zip strips. They easily push into place, and they've got cushioning to prevent any scratches or abrasions from our straps onto our bike. We'll take that off. It's going to hold it in three points, two on the frame and one as an anti-sway cradle, as you saw before.



Yakima Trunk Bike Racks Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Speaker 1: Today in our 2016 Honda Pilot we're gonna be test fitting the Yakima fold back two bike rack part number Y02634. We already have a bike installed on the rack so let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. This is one of the more higher end hatch mount and bike racks that you're gonna see out there, starting at the ends here we're gonna have the patented Yakima bottle opener on one, and this comes with a lot of the Yakima bike racks. And on the other end we're gonna have the integrated cable lock.You would actually take it out, wrap it around the outer frame of the outer bike and attach it to this point here and lock it in place to secure your bikes in place once everything's done. Moving to the cradles, these are gonna be stationary meaning they don't move back and forth or side to side, however they do have this TPE padding at the base here and that's gonna act as kind of a shock absorber for your frame while you're traveling and help protect it. It's also gonna be padded along the bottom side of our zip strips here as well where it makes contact with your bike frame.It's gonna hold your bike at three points, we'll have two zip strips up at the top two here, one off to the side which is gonna serve as an anti-sway cradle to keep the bike from moving too far back and forth and causing bike to bike contact.



Yakima Trunk Bike Racks Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Speaker 1: Today with our 2016 Honda Pilot, we're going to be test fitting the Yakima HalfBack 2 Bike Rack, part number Y02636. We already have a bike installed on our rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. Starting at the end here, at the ends of both of our arms we're gonna have the Yakima bottle openers which are pretty common amongst most other bike racks. Moving back we have the cradles here. These are stationary, meaning they don't move back and forth or side to side but they do have this TPE padding at the base here, and that's gonna act as a shock absorber while you travel to help protect the frame of your bike.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today in our 2016 Honda Pilot, we've gonna be test-fitting the Swagman XC 2-Bike Rack for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches, part number S64650. We already have a bike installed on the vehicle. Let's take a closer look, and show off some of the features. How the bike is held into place, we're gonna have one point of contact, which is gonna be this padded hookup at the top, and that's gonna keep it in place, while the tires rest in these wheel cradles here, which are adjustable along the length of the bike rack to accommodate loading and different sized bikes. So, you loosen and tighten these knobs to adjust them along the length of the arm here. Also, this does have a raised shank to it, so even with vehicles that has a particularly low hitch-clearance, it's not gonna have an issue of clearance between the bike rack and the ground. Let's go ahead and take the bike off and set it aside, we'll hold on to the bike while we release our hooks here, and that's just to make sure the bike doesn't fall onto the vehicle. There's this gray button here at the base of our frame-hook, push that in, and now we can grab the bike and set it off to the side.



Malone Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2016 Honda Pilot, we're going to be test fitting the Malone Hanger 3 Bike Rack, for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches, part number MPG2127. We already have a bike installed on our rack, so let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of our features. At the ends of our arms we will have reflectors for better vision at night. The cradles all are adjustable along the arms here to accommodate loading and unloading, and can be tightened down with these blots here and an included tool. It grips your bike at two points. We're going to have a strap up at the top here and off to the side here. That's going to serve as an anti-sway cradle to keep your bike from moving too far back and forth, and making bike to bike contact. When all three bikes are loaded, it does come with two stabilization straps to put around the bikes as well.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2016 Honda Pilot we're doing a test fit of the Thule Vertex swinging and hanging-style 4-bike rack. That part number is TH9031XT. Now we already have our bike secured down. We're first going to show you the key feature of this rack. We're going to come here to the back of it. We're going to start by removing our t-pin.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on this 2016 Honda Pilot, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Roadway 2 Bike Rack, part number TH912XTR. As you can see, we already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. Now first how it actually attaches to the rack, it's going to have three points of contact. We're going to have two straps up top here to the frame and one off to the side here. That's going to be an anti-sway strap to keep the bike from moving back and forth, possibly hitting the bike itself or the bikes in front of it. Let's go ahead and take the bike off and set it aside. When you take the straps off, it's always a good habit to put them back into place because you don't want to lose them while you're driving.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on this 2016 Honda Pilot we're going to be testing the Thule Vertex Four Bike Rack, part number TH9029XT. As you can see, we already have a bike installed on our rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of those features. First off, the bike actually attaches to the rack with three points of contact to your bike's frame. We're going to have two straps up top here and one strap off to the side, which is going to act as an anti-sway strap keeping it from moving back and forth, possibly hitting the bike rack or the bikes in front of it. Let's go ahead and take the bike off and set it aside. It's always a good habit when you remove the straps just to put them back into place.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

So in this 2016 Honda Pilot, we're going to be test-fitting the Swagman Trailhead 4-bike rack, part #S63380. As you can see, we already have a bike installed on the rack, so go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. Now, how this bike is actually attached to the rack . you're going to have 4 points of contact with your bike's frame. We're going to have 3 straps, up top here, and one off to the side here, which is going to serve as an anti-sway strap to keep the bike from going back and forth, hitting possibly the bike rack itself, or the bikes in front of it. Let's go ahead and take the bike off and set it aside. When you remove the straps, it's always a good habit to put them back into place because you don't want them flapping around when you're driving, and more importantly, you don't want to lose them while you're driving.



Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top Trunk Bike Racks Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on this 2016 Honda Pilot we're going to be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Over the Top 2-Bike Rack, part number HRF2. As you can see, we already have a bike installed on the rack, let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. How the bike is actually attached to the rack, we're going to have three points of contact with the bike's frame. We're going to have two straps up at the top here, and one underneath here which is going to serve as an anti-sway strap to keep the bike from hitting either the bike rack itself or the bikes in front of it. Let's go ahead and take the bike off and set it aside. Now when you release the straps it's always a good idea to put them back into place because you don't want them flapping around while you're driving, and more importantly you don't want to lose them while you're driving. With that done I'm going to go ahead and give you a quick measurement. This is going to be how much distance is added to the vehicle when the bike rack is installed.



Rhino Rack MountainTrail Roof Bike Racks Review - 2016 honda pilot

Today at our 2016 Honda pilot, we'll be doing a test fit of the Rhino-rack Mountain Trail Rooftop Bike Carrier Fork Mounting. Part number, RBC035. You see that we already have a bike mounted on our vehicle. We have it mounted to our rack. I'll show you a few features here. First we check and show where we have the forks into, there's a knob here with a lock, all we do is pop this, this way and lift up the bike to take it off. Right now we have it off.



Kuat TRIO Roof Bike Racks Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today, in our 2016 Honda Pilot, we'll be doing a test fit of the Kuat Trio Roof Bike Rack fork mounting. Part number is TR02. You see we already have it on the vehicle. This is an aluminum and black polish chrome. It will look real nice on your vehicle. You see we have a bike already up there. I'll show you a few features. First feature that I'll show you is right here we have where we hold the fork ends.



Yakima DoubleDown Ace Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda Pilot

Today on this 2013 Honda Pilot Ill show you how to install and operate the Yakima Double Down Ace four bike carrier, part number y02451. To install slide the shank into the opening of the hitch tube and align the pin hole. Once the pin holes are aligned insert the red safety pin and turn the black knob located at the rear of the carrier to engage the anti-rattle device. Now lets go over some clearance measurements to see how the bike carrier and the vehicle fit together, theres about 18-1/2 inches of ground clearance, the closet part of the vehicle to the closet part of the carrier is about 7-1/2 inches, weve added about 14 inches to the overall length of the vehicle. To access the cargo area lift up on the red knob located at the base of the carrier and pull the mast towards you, this will allow you to gain access to the cargo door. To load the bike make sure the mast is in its upright position, pull the red latch located at the top of the mast and pull the cradle arms towards you and undo the cradle straps.



Thule Apex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2013 Honda Pilot Ill be showing you how to install and operate the Thule Apex four bike carrier, part number th9025. To install the carrier slide the shank into the opening of the hitch tube and align the pin hole securing it with a spring loaded pin. Then tighten the black knob located at the base of the carrier to engage the anti-rattle device. Now lets go over some clearance measurements to see how the vehicle and the bike carrier fit together, there is about 19-1/2 inches of ground clearance, the closet part of the vehicle to the closet part of the carrier is about three inches, weve added about 13 inches to the overall length of the vehicle. To access the cargo area lift up the gray handle located at the base of the carrier and pull the carrier towards you, this will allow you to have access to your cargo door. To load the bike first make sure the mast is in its upright position, lift the gray handle at the top of the mast, pull the cradle arms towards you, and undo the cradle straps, set your bike on the frame cradles and secure it with the cradle straps, and that concludes todays test fit for the Thule Apex four bike carrier, part number th9025 on this 2013 Honda Pilot..





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