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Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Hey guys, it's Jake here with eTrailer. Today we have a 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee. We're going to be doing a test fit of the Thule Hitching Post Pro. This is going to be a 4-bike hanging style rack that's going to be able to get the four bikes to and from your destination, whether it be vacation or to the trails.It's going to hold your bike in three different spots. It's going to have two straps up on the top tube and one anti-sway strap on the down tube. This is going to take away a lot of the sway from bike to bike contact.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jake: Hey guys, it's Jake here from eTrailer. Today we have a 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee and we're going to be doing a test fit of the Thule Helium Pro 2. This is going to be a two bike hanging style rack. It's also going to be available in a three, so just. If that fits your needs better, to have a third bike loaded, go ahead and pick that one up.Now this is going to be an all aluminum bike rack. It's going to be very, very light, just about 20 pounds.



Hollywood Racks Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today, we're 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee. We're gonna be doing a test fit on the Hollywood Racks Trail Rider platform style, two bike rack. That's part number HR200Z. I've already got it loaded on the Grand Cherokee with the bike loaded up as well, just to give you a good idea of what it looks like and how it's gonna hold our bikes.Now, this bike rack holds our bikes by their top tube. That rubber coated hook goes over that top tube, puts down pressure on the bike, into the cradles. Not a bad way to transport your bikes.



Hollywood Racks Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today, on our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're gonna be doing a test fit on the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 Platform Style 2-Bike Rack, parts number HR1450Z.So I've already got it loaded up, just to give you a good idea what it looks like, and how it's gonna hold our bikes. Now right away, this bike rack can work with two different add-ons, and what I mean by that is you can actually pick up a cargo carrier that plugs in the back of it. That way you can carry two bikes, and some cargo in the back, as well. Or, you can pick up a two bike extension, allowing you to carry two more bikes, so a total of four bikes. That's a really cool feature.You can find that, right here, at etrailer.com. Now, you can also find all that as a kit, right here at etrailer.com, so check all of that out if you're interested.But, this bike rack holds our bikes by their top tube.



Yakima Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be test fitting the Yakima HoldUp Evo 4 Bike Platform Rack for 2 inch hitches, part number Y02479-2. We already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's take a closer look and show off some of the features. Now one of the most prominent features about this bike rack is not only can it tilt away with all 4 bikes still attached, but it already is equipped to fit fat bikes, and e-bikes up to 50 pounds each. It does that by having a wheel base to have a maximum tire width of 5 inches. Most other bike racks out there right now, you would have to buy either an adapter kit, or something like that, to adapt it to fat bikes.Now to tilt it away with all 4 bikes still attached, it has a new contraption up front here.



Swagman XTC-2 Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee we're going to be test fitting the Swagman XTC2 2-bike platform rack for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches, part number S64670. We already have our bike installed on the rack. Let's take a closer look at it. This is a pretty basic bike rack. Not a lot of bells and whistles to it. It'll have three points of contact with your bike to keep it in place.



Kuat Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be test-fitting the Kuat Transfer two-bike platform rack for inch-and-a-quarter and two-inch hitches, part number TS02G. We already have a bike installed on the rack, let's take a closer look here. And like most platform-style racks, this can tilt away from the vehicle with both bikes still attached. Although with this, it makes it a little bit easier for you, as you simply go up to the front here to this pedal and you can activate this with your foot, just push it down while holding onto the bike rack and let it tilt towards you. And now we have full hatch access and plenty of space on either side to get what you need. And also, plenty of space in between our handlebars and the hatch as well.To put this back in its original position, it's very easy.



Malone Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee we're going to be test fitting the Malone Hanger 3 bike rack for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches, part number MPG 2127. We already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's take a closer look and show off some of the features.At the ends of both of our arms we are going to have reflective material. This is for better visibility at night. The cradles are adjustable back and forth and side to side by listening and tightening the bolts on the bottom side here with a Phillips head screwdriver. That is included.



Yakima SwingDaddy Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee we're gonna be test fitting the Yakima SwingDaddy four bike rack for two inch hitches, this is part number Y02464.We already have our bike installed here, let's take a closer look and something that set this apart from most hanging style bike racks is the fact that this can tilt and swing . excuse me this can swing away completely from the vehicle, giving you full hatch access. Now you can't do this with other hanging style bike racks, especially when all four bikes are still attached, but you can in this situation.To swing it away it's very easy, you come to this handle in the back, loosen it up by turning it to the left all the way until it's hanging out like that, then we'll come to the switch at the front, lift up, and pull away. We'll go until it's about almost 90 degrees then we'll swing just this portion around until you hear that click and then we'll push it out the rest of the way to the side of the vehicle and now we have full access to our rear hatch with no interference from bikes.To put it back in its original position is just as easy, you simply reverse a lot of the processes. However, you do first start with this red switch in the center, you push that down like so to release it from its folded out position bringing it to about just over 90 degrees, pulling this handle here again, and then pushing it back the rest of the way. Finally tightening up that handle at the rear.Now let's take a look at some of the other features here.



Yakima HoldUp Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today, on our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be test fitting the Yakima HoldUp two bike rack for two inch hitches, part number Y02443.We already have our bike installed on our rack. Let's take a closer look here. One of the main features about platform style racks, is the fact they can tilt away from the vehicle with both bikes still attached. Unfortunately, the way to do that, we have this knob up in the front. I say unfortunately, because in some cases where you we're to have two bikes here, it's a little difficult to get in there to grab that, pull it out, and fold it down as well. In some cases, you may need an extra set of hands, to do this.We'll pull it out and tilt it away.



RockyMounts Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be test fitting the RockyMounts MonoRail 2-Bike Platform Rack for two-inch hitches, part number RKY10004. We already have it installed on our . on our vehicle here. Excuse me. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. Now main features shared with a lot of the other platform-style racks is the fact that you can tilt these away with both bikes still attached and get rear hatch access.



Thule Roof Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee we're going to be test fitting the Thule Through Ride Roof Bike Rack, Part Number TH535.We already have a bike installed on the rack, lets take a closer look and show off some of the features. How the bike is attached to the rack, we're gonna have two points of contact with no frame contact at all. Instead, we're going to have this rear wheel strap with this rim protector here. This is adjustable the length of the bike rack to accommodate for bikes of different sizes. Up to the front we have our skewer mount here, which is going to grip your bike by its fork mounts. Now, this can also be used with through axles as well.



Thule Roof Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today in our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee we're going to be test fitting the Thule Prologue XT roof bike rack, part number TH516XT. We already have our bike installed on the rack. Let's take a closer look here. How it's actually attached to the bike, we'll have two points of contact with no frame contact at all. Instead, we'll have a rear wheel strap with this rim protector. This is adjustable, the length of the bike rack, to accommodate for bikes of different sizes.



Inno Roof Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be test-fitting the Inno Fork Lock III Roof Bike Rack, part number INA391. Contrary to the title, this does not fit three bikes. It grips your bike at two points. We'll have a rear wheel strap, which is adjustable to length of the back rack, to accommodate for bikes of different sizes, and we'll have this fork mount up at the front, which will hold it with this skewer.Now notice that there is no frame contact once you attach this to your bike rack, which is good for carbon fiber bikes. Once you have it tightened down with the skewer mount here, it is covered with this plastic cover here, which is lockable. So not only is your bike secured to your bike rack, but your bike rack is secured to your roof rack, as well.Unfortunately, with the length of the bike rack, we are going to make contact with our hash, should we try to open it.



Inno Roof Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today, in our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be test-fitting the Inno multi-fork lock roof bike rack. Part number INA392. We already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's take a closer look here. How the bike is actually held into place on the bike rack, we're going to have two points of contact with no frame contact at all helping out, protecting bike frames such as your carbon fiber bikes here. Instead, it grips it by the forks at the front here with the skewer mount, and that will hold it in place.



Yakima Roof Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're gonna be test fitting the Yakima High Speed Roof Bike Rack. Part number Y02115. We already have the bike installed on the rack, let's take a closer look. How it actually attaches to the bike rack, we're not gonna have any frame contact at all. Instead, we'll have two points of contact. We're gonna have the skewer mount here up at the front, that will grip your bike by the fork mounts, and this will also work with through axle bikes as well.



Yakima Roof Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today in our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be test fitting the Yakima HighRoad Roof Bike Rack, part number Y02114.We already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's take a closer look at it here. How it actually attaches to the bike rack, we're not going to have any frame contact at all. Instead, it's going to grip it by the front wheel with those two cradles there. And then we'll have this rear wheel strap, which is adjustable the length of the bike rack to accommodate for bikes of different sizes.Now, a bonus about this is we don't have to remove the front tire once we install this onto our vehicle. However, it does add quite a bit of height to the bike rack itself once you do that as well and that should be kept in mind.With everything installed as it is, we're not going to have an issue of clearance either between our hatch and the bike rack.



Rhino Rack Roof Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be test fitting the Rhino Rack Hybrid Roof Bike Rack, part number RRRBC050.We already have it installed on our rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look, and show off some of the features here. First off, how it actually attaches to the bike rack. We'll have three points of contact, with no frame contact at all. We'll have two wheel straps on either side that are adjustable for bikes of different sizes. Then we'll have this wheel hook up at the front.



Rhino Rack Road-Warrior Roof Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today in our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be test fitting the Rhino Rack Road Warrior rooftop bike rack, part number RBC036.We are going to have our bike installed on the rack. Let's take a closer look here. And how it actually attaches to the bike rack, we're not going to have any frame contact at all. Instead, we're going to have it grip at two points. We're going to have a skewer mount up at front here that grips your bike by the fork mounts. And at the end of this we do have a lock so once it's installed, it's actually secure to your bike rack.At the rear, we'll have this wheel strap, which is adjustable the length of the bike rack to accommodate of bikes of different sizes.



Rhino Rack MountainTrail Roof Bike Racks Review - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be test fitting the Rhino Rack Mountain Trail rooftop bike rack, part number RBC035. We already have a bike installed on our rack, lets take a closer look. How would I actually attach this to the rack. We're not gonna have any frame contact at all, which is a bonus, especially for carbon fiber bikes. Instead, it grips it by the fork mounts up at the front here with this skewer mount, which is lockable. So once you have the bike attached, it is secured to the bike rack as well.At the rear, we have this wheel strap, which is adjustable the length of the bike rack to accommodate for bikes of different sizes and with everything installed as it is, we did find that it will make contact with the bike rack if you we're to attempt to open up your hatch.



RockyMounts Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Collin: Hey everyone, Collin here at etrailer. Today we have in here a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee and we're going to do a test fit of the RockyMounts WestSlope 3 bike rack. This is a platform style rack that is going to allow you to haul up to three bikes to and from your destination.Now, what I really like about this bike rack, and this is pretty noticeable at the start, it sits very high compared to a lot of other platform racks, and that's thanks to the tiered loading system. So you can see as our first bike sits right here, the next set of quails sits about two to three inches higher and that's going to be the same thing for the top one. That's going to help for spacing of the bikes, to make sure the handlebars or pedals don't make contact with each other. And that's also going to help improve your ground clearance by a lot.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be test fitting the Thule T2 Classic 2 bike platform rack, and that's going to be part number TH9044. As you can see we do already have a bike installed, so let's take a look at some of the features.Starting from the outside in, we're going to see we have these nice wheel cradles. Right here, we're going to have the back wheel cradle and it's gonna be able to pivot back and forth to accommodate any length bike you might have with a strap that secures it into the cradle and a nice, rubber protector that's going to help protect the frame of your wheel from any damage from the rubber coating of the strap. Upfront, we're going to have this nice wheel cradle, right here, that can accommodate a lot of different size of tires with bikes.We have this little slot, right here, for our road bikes. We can fit mountain bikes right here, and we can fit fat tire bikes up to five inches in width. If we look at the bike itself, we see that it is secured at two different points of contact.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're gonna be test fitting the Swagman Quad 2+2 2-Bike and 4-Bike Platform Style Rack. That's gonna be part number S64692.As you can see, we already have a bike installed so let's go ahead and take a look at some of the features. If we start out here, I'll show you the wheel cradles before we go over to the bike itself. We can see that they don't pivot back and forth. They are stationary in that aspect. However, if we loosen this bolt right here, we can adjust it side to side on the bike rack to accommodate any length of bike you might have to use for this bike rack.Another really nice feature I want to point out is I said this is a two bike and a four bike platform rack.



Inno Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be test fitting the Inno Aero Light 4-Bike Rack for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches. As you can see . Oh, it's going to be part number INH640. As you can see, we already have a bike installed so we can take a look at some of the features. Now starting out here, we're going to see this little tab right here, and that's going to be for our integrated cable lock system, which comes up from the base of our bike rack. We simply pull it up like so, wrap it around our bikes, and insert it into the slot right there.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're gonna be test fitting the Swagman E-Spec 2-Electric Bike Platform Rack, and that's gonna be Part Number S64689. As you can see, we do already have a bike installed, so we can take a look at some of the features.Now, this bike rack is pretty unique in that it is specifically designed to be able to carry up to two e-bikes weighing 70 pounds each, so it's built to be very durable and be able to withstand a lot of the heavy duty electric bikes you might have. If you come down to look at these cradles, we're gonna see that they don't pivot back and forth; however, if we do loosen this bolt right here, we can adjust the cradle side to side on the bike rack to accommodate any length bike you might have.If we come and look at our bike, we're gonna see we have three different points of contact where it's secured. Down here, we're gonna see we have a rubber strap that comes up and around and straps by the frame of our bike into the cradle. Now, you're gonna see this rubber protector right there, and that's simply just gonna help protect the frame of our wheel from any type of damage from the rubber strip. We're gonna have the same strap on the other side securing it into the cradle.Up here, we're gonna have this rubber-coated frame hook that's securing it down into the cradles even more.





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