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Inno Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2018 Toyota Prius

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Toyota Prius, we are going to be test fitting out Inno Aero Light, four bike, rack for inch and a quarter and 2 inch hitches. Part number INH640.We already have a bike rack installed, so let's take a look at some of the features before we remove it. Starting from the outside in, the bike rack comes with an integrated cable lock system, in order to secure your bikes to the rack, to prevent any type of theft occurring. You simply just pull it up, wrap it around the bikes, as needed, and insert it in to the little latch. For unlocking it, the bike rack comes with its set of keys. You simply slide this little tab up, insert your key in, and you can unlock your bikes for unloading.Each cradle has a thick rubber coated surface, in order to protect your bike frame during travel.



Inno Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2018 Toyota Prius

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Toyota Prius, we're gonna be test fitting the Inno Aero Light 2 Bike Rack for inch and a quarter, and two inch hitches, part number INH620.We already have a bike rack installed, so let's take a look at some of the features while it's on there. Starting from the outside in, we have an integrated cable lock system in order to secure your bikes to the bike rack to prevent theft. You simply just wrap it around your bikes and insert it into the lock. And it comes with a key, a notch just slides up, you insert the key in to unlock it, and for unloading your bikes.The cradles come with a thick, rubber coated surface in order to protect the frame of your bike from any type of damage. The cradles themselves can pivot from side to side, and move back and forth in order to suit your specific needs for your bikes, or even your frames sizes.The bike itself is attached at three different points on the bike rack. We have two plastic straps at the top of the frame, on the front, and the rear.



RockyMounts Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2018 Toyota Prius

Speaker 1: Today in our 2018 Toyota Prius, we are going to be test fitting the Rocky Mounts Monorail Solo one bike platform rack for an inch and quarter and two inch hitches. This is going to be Part Number RKY10007.We already had the bike installed on the racks. Let's go ahead and take a closer look here. Unlike most of the other single platform style bike racks, this one can actually tilt away from the vehicle to gain rear hatch access. To do that, we have this blue handle up at the front. We'll pull that towards us and let it tilt away.



Hollywood Racks Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2015 Toyota Prius

Hi everyone. It's Evangeline here at etrailer.com. And today we are looking at our Hollywood Racks Destination 2 bike rack for our 2015 Toyota Prius. This is a great bike rack to have if you are concerned about weight. If you have a Prius and you have great gas mileage, but you want to make sure that your bike rack doesn't weigh you down, this is a great option for that. The way our bike is mounted to this bike rack is by three points.



Inno Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2015 Toyota Prius

Hi, everyone. It's Evangeline here at etrailer.com. And today, we are looking at our Inno Tire Hold 2-bike Platform-Style Rack here on our 2015 Toyota Prius. This is a great bike rack. If you want something that has an easy breezy install process, as well as if you want to have the opportunity to carry heavy electric bikes. One of the features of this bike rack is that you can tilt it away.



Saris Freedom SuperClamp Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2014 Toyota Prius, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Saris Freedom, this is going to be your super clamp platform style 2 bike rack. It does come with your 1 1/4 shank for your 1 1/4 class 1 and class 2 hitches as well as a 2 inch adapter for your class 3 and up. Also it's going to be part number SA4025 and we'll go ahead and fit it onto our class 1 hitch that we have here today. Insert your shank into your receiver and line up your pin holes. Once you have your pin holes lined up, insert your anti rattle bolt to move the lock in and place that through. Thread it in as far as you can by hand this anti rattle bolt is going to help to eliminate a lot of the play, rattle and wobble that you may have in your bike rack and I'll show you that as soon as I get it hand tightened. With a regular pin and not an anti rattle bolt, this is the kind of bouncing, swaying and rattle you would have.



Saris Axis Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2014 Toyota Prius we're going to be doing a test fit of the Saris Freedom. This is going to be your hanging-style 2-bike rack. It is tilting and it does come with an 1-1/4" shank with a 2" adapter. It's going to be part number SA832. Let's go ahead and place it onto our 1-1/4" class one hitch that we have here today. Go ahead and slide it in until the pinholes are lined up.



Saris Thelma Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2014 Toyota Prius we're going to be doing a test fit of the Saris Thelma. This is going to be your platform-style 3-bike rack. It's going to be for our 1-1/4" receiver that we have here today. You'll see that it does have an 1-1/4" shank, but it also comes with a 2" adapter for your bigger hitches. It's going to be part number SA4239B. Let's go ahead and place it onto our Prius. Go ahead and insert your shank into your receiver and line up your pinholes.



Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2013 Toyota Prius well be test fitting the Thule Doubletrack Platform Style 2-Bike Carrier, part number th990xt. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and thread in our anti-rattle bolt tightening it down with a wrench. Now well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 10 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier here at the wheel cradle is about 3 inches from the closest point of the vehicle. Weve added about 12 inches to the overall length of our vehicle.



Swagman Titan Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2013 Toyota Prius we'll be fit testing the Swagman Titan 4 bike carrier part number s63410. Please keep in mind that when using a class one hitch, you can carry a maximum of two bicycles. To begin our test set well slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Line up the pin hole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench. Now well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about thirteen and three-quarter inches of ground clearance the closest point of our carrier to the rear of the Prius is about nine and half inches and weve added about twenty-one inches to the overall length of our Prius. As you can see we can gain access to the rear hatch without having to tilt away our carrier. If we do want to tilt away our bike rack we simply pull the lever on the back side of our bike rack and allow it to tilt away.



Kuat Beta Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Prius

Today on our two-thousand-thirteen Toyota Prius we'll be test fitting the Kuat Beta, folding aluminum two bike carrier, part number b202-114. To begin the test set well slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of our hitch. Line up the pin holes and install our pin and clip. Well move to the rear of the shank and tighten the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about thirteen and a quarter inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of the Prius is about seven inches.



Thule Helium Aero Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2013 Toyota Prius well be test fitting the Thule Helium Arrow 2-Bike Carrier for 1-1/4 and 2-inch hitches, part number TH9042. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole and allow the attached pin to fall into place. Well move to the rear of the shank and tighten the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now well go over a few clearance measurements. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Prius is about 3 inches. Weve added about 19 inches to the overall length of our Toyota Prius.



Thule Domestique Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2013 Toyota Prius we'll be test fitting the Thule Domestique Fork Mount Bike Carrier part number TH513. With the Thule Aeroblade Roof Rack System assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Domestique directly onto our roof rack. With our carrier on our roof rack, we'll go ahead and reinstall the bracket. When we have the bracket in place we can tighten the Allen bolts using an Allen key. Once we have those tight we'll move to the rear, bring our rear clamp around our rear bar, feed the bolt back through, and tighten with an Allen key. Now we can go ahead and reinstall our skewer at the front. We'll want to make sure that we leave the skewer loose and that we undo the rear wheel strap.



Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2013 Toyota Prius well be test fitting the Thule Big Mouth Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number th599xtr. Well begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly onto our load bars. Well fit our brackets around our front bar. Well place our bolt back into the slot of the bracket and tighten with the wing nut. Well do this for both clamps at the front of our carrier. Now well move to the rear, slide our bracket onto the bolts, and tighten using the two wing nuts.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2013 Toyota Prius well be test fitting the Fork Style Roof Mounted Bike Carrier from Swagman, the Swagman Fork Down, part number s64710. To begin our test fit well place the carrier directly onto our load bars. Here at the front, well take our u-bolts and feed them up underneath our load bar, through the platform and tighten with the wing nuts. Well do this for both sides of the platform at the front of the carrier. Here at the rear, well drop the u-bolt through the top of the carrier making sure it goes around our rear load bar, fit our bracket through the u-bolt, and tighten with the wing nuts. We want to make sure that our rear wheel strap is undone and that our skewer at the front is loose.



RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2013 Toyota Prius well be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Mounted Bike Carrier part number RKY1011. With the Thule Aeroblade Roof Rack System assembled onto our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the RockyMounts TieRod directly under our load bars. Here at the front, well go ahead and bring the straps around our front bar. Well fit the straps into the head of the carrier and then use an Allen key to tighten down the Allen bolts. With our straps tight, we can go ahead and replace the black plastic cover. Well move to the rear and loosen up our rear clamp.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2013 Toyota Prius, we'll be test fitting the Thule Vertex 4 Bike Carrier, part number TH9029. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. Line up the pin hole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench. Now, we'll go ahead and go over a few clearance measurements. We have a ground clearance of 11-1/2 inches. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of the vehicle is 5 inches.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2013 Toyota Prius, we'll be test fitting the Towie Hitching Post Pro folding, tilting, four bike rack with anti-sway part number TH934XTR. Please be aware that when using a class one hitch, you can only carry a maximum of two bikes. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. Line up the pin hole and thread in the anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench. Now we'll go ahead and go over a few clearance measurements. We have a ground clearance of eleven inches. From the closest point of the bike rack to the rear of the vehicle is eight inches and we've added eighteen inches to the overall length of our vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and pull the pin at the base of the carrier, to allow our carrier to tilt. With it in this position, we can gain access to the rear hatch of our Prius pretty easily.



Thule Apex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2013 Toyota Prius we'll be test fitting the Thule Apex Four Bike Carrier, part number th9025. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch, line up the pin hole and let the included pin fall into place.Then at the rear of the shank use the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now we'll go ahead and go over a few clearance measurements. We have a ground clearance of 11-1/2 inches.The closest point of the carrier to the rear of the vehicle is 3-1/2 inches. We've added 14 inches to the overall length of our vehicle. Our rear hatch opens without making contact with our bike carrier.



Kuat Sherpa Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2013 Toyota Prius we'll be test fitting the Kuat Sherpa Aluminum Platform-Style Hitch Mounted Two Bike Rack, part number s102. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole and install our pin and lock. Then we'll move to the rear of the shank and use the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device.Now we'll go ahead and go over some clearance measurements. We have about 14 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of the Prius is about four inches. We've added 15 inches to the overall length of the Prius.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2012 Toyota Prius, we'll be doing a test for the Thule Roadway 2 Bike Rack. That's part number TH912XTR. I've already got it loaded up on the Prius just to give you a good idea of what it's going to look like and how it's going to hold our bike. It is a hanging style bike rack, as you can see. It secures out bike in 3 spots. We have 2 straps for our top 2. Then 1 strap for our seat post 00:00:22 2.



Saris Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2012 Toyota Prius we'll be doing a test fit of the Saris Bones 2-bike rack, part number SA882. We've already got it loaded up on the Prius just to give you a good idea what it's going to look like and how it's going to hold our bike. It is a hanging-style bike rack, as you can see it secures our bike in three spots. We have two straps for our top tube, and then we have one strap for our seat post tube. This one's going to be our anti-sway strap, it's going to help prevent a lot of the sway in the bike when we're on the road, as well as prevent bike-to-bike contact and bike-to-vehicle contact. Let's go ahead and take our bike off. We're just going to press in on the little tab on top and feed that strap back out.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2012 Toyota Prius we'll be doing a test fit of the Swagman XC Platform Style 2-Bike Rack. That's part number S64650. I've already got it loaded up on the Prius just to give you a good of what it's going to look like. It secures our bike in one spot and that's going to be this frame hook here. It goes over our top tube, puts down-pressure into the two wheel cradles, that's our front and rear. Let's go ahead and take our bike off. We're going to raise this front hook up out of the way. That's going to make room for our rear hook.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2012 Toyota Prius, we'll be doing a test for the Swagman Trailhead 4 bike rack. That's part number S63380. I've already got it loaded up on the Prius just to give you a good idea of what it's going to look like. Now right off the bat, this bike rack can be used for class 1, class 2, and class 3 hitches, though if you're only using a class 1, like our Prius here, you're only able to put two bikes on the back. Let's go over how our bike is secure. We've got four straps, three for our top tube here, and then we've got one for our down tube, that's our seat post tube here. This one's going to be our anti-sway strap.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2012 Toyota Prius well be test fitting the Thule Vertex 4 Bike Carrier part number TH9029. This vehicle is equipped with a Class 1 hitch so this bike carrier will be limited to two bikes. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch, line up our pin holes, thread our anti rattle bolt through the threaded pin holes and tighten with a wrench. Now lets go over some clearance measurements to see how the bike carrier and this vehicle fit together. There is about 11 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the vehicle to the closest part of the carrier is about 4 inches.





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