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  • Truck Bed Bike Rack and Kayak Carriers for 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
  • A ladder rack is one option for transporting two kayaks in your truck along with your four bikes but I have a recommendation for you that might save you some money. Since you will be towing a trailer your hitch receiver will be occupied, but if you have a 2-inch hitch and were to add a Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount # D210 you could use a load bar in the upper receiver to support the rear of the two kayaks and then install a roof rack on the truck's cab. This arrangement will cost substantially...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation to Carry Five Bikes in the Bed of a Utility Trailer
  • To transport the 5 bikes, you could use 5 of the Fork Mount Bike Carrier Block - Thule Low Riders, # TH821, and attach them to the bed of your trailer. I have included a link to the installation details below. To secure the bikes to the rack and/or trailer, I recommend adding a cable lock like # CAB-10.
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  • Bike Rack That Works with Utili-Track system in 2016 Nissan Frontier
  • We do have an option for you for a bike rack that will work with the Utili-Track system in your 2016 Nissan Frontier. You can see this and all bike carrier options for your Frontier by clicking on the link provided. The RockyMounts DriveShaft Track Truck Bed Bike Rack # RKY1086 works in your track system and fits 12mm, 15mm and 20mm thru-axle bikes and it includes a built-in lock. Bike weight capacity is 40-lbs.
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  • Recommend Tailgate Step Compatible With Tonneau Cover on 2004 Ford F-150 Lariat
  • Since the Topline Tailgate Step # TS2000-01 mounts directly to the top edge of the tailgate, more than likely it will interfere with the tonneau cover on your 2004 Ford F-150 Lariat. I would recommend going with the Westin Fold-Up Bed Ladder, # 10-3000, as it does not have a bracket that needs to be mounted on the top of the tail gate. The mounting bracket on the Topline step could cause fit issues with the tonneau cover. Checkout the short video I produced showing the Topline Tailgate...
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  • Truck bed Bike Rack Recommendation for a Truck with Tonneau Cover Mounting Rails
  • The rails for a tonneau cover extend too far out for the brackets on the Topline bike rack, # UG2500, to safely attach. What I recommend that will not require any drilling into the bed or modification is the Thule Insta-Gator # TH501. This rack secures by anchors that mount in the tail gate hinge. Take a look at the video and isntructions I have linked.
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  • Bike Adapter Bar Recommendation for Hauling Beach Cruisers with Topline 2 Bike Carrier # UG2500
  • There is a way to transport your beach cruisers with this Topline 2 Bike Carrier, part # UG2500, but I would not recommend attaching it to the down tube of your bike. I would recommend you use a Yakima Tube Top Bike Adapter Bar, part # Y02531, to provide you with an attachment point for the # UG2500. I attached a review video for this product for you to check out as well as installation instructions. You will want to measure the distance from your seat post to your handlebars, and as...
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  • Will a Bed Extender Fit a Ford Explorer Sport Trac with a Bed Liner
  • The Topline Bed Extender, # BX4004-02, will fit if you have a bed liner. However, you may find that you will have to trim the bed liner on some vehicles. Since every vehicle and bed liner combination is different, I cannot say for certain if you will need to trim or not. On an Explorer Sport Trac, you will need to measure the width of the bed where the extender will fit. If it is 48 inches or greater in width, the extender will fit. We also have the Topline extender with an anodized...
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  • Will the Topline Fold Down Truck Bed Expander Fit on a 2013 Toyota Tacoma
  • Yes, the Topline Fold Down Truck Bed Expander, # BX4004-02, will fit your 2013 Toyota Tacoma. In fact, we had a customer install this on a 2013 Tacoma, so I attached his install photos that he submitted for you to check out. I have also attached an installation video that we made on a GMC Sierra for you to check out. It will show how to install the bed expander. This item is also available in anodized silver as part # BX4004-01.
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  • Will Truck Bed Bike Rack UG2500 Work on a Toyota Tacoma with a Bed Liner
  • The truck bed bike rack system # UG2500 is installed by clamping directly to the top of the truck bed side wall. If the bed liner on your Tacoma covers the bed rail, you would need to cut the 3 inch diameter hole for installation using a hole saw, which can be purchased at any hardware store. To get a better idea of whether the bike rack will work on your application, I recommend taking a look a the close up pictures on the product page, which show the mounting style on trucks with bed...
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  • How Can Two Bikes With Different Angle Crossbars Attach With the Topline Truck Bed Bike Rack #UG2500
  • The clamp at the end of the bar that connects to your truck bed will swivel to secure your bike at the cross bar, but the clamps on the Add-A-Bike adapter do not swivel or rotate to connect to angled crossbars on your Electra Townie bikes. Instead, you will want to connect the adapter to the seat posts since they should be at the same or very similar angles. I have attached a photo showing you two bikes connected with the adapter at the seat posts.
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  • Does the Bed-Hopper Tailgate Step Secure Into Place when in the Storage Position
  • I went and pulled a Bed-Hopper Truck Tailgate Step, # TS2000-02, from the warehouse to check on its operation. The unit does swing freely and there is nothing to keep it stationary so it can move even when in the stored position. THis step is also available in silver using # TS2000-01.
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  • How Does the Topline Truck Bed Bike Rack Install on a 2012 Honda Ridgeline
  • Topline bike rack # UG2500 could fit your 2012 Honda Ridgeline. It would install the same way on your Ridgeline as it would on another truck. However, I recently learned that on a Ridgeline it would require some pretty in-depth trimming of the bed liner so it is not an ideal option. I have linked a video to the right that covers the installation. Another simple option is the Tailgate Pad # SR26461. It slips over the tailgate and protects it while the front bike wheels rest over the tailgate....
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  • Will Topline 2-Bike Truck Bed-Mounted Rack # UG2500 Fit On 2012 Toyota Tundra
  • The Topline 2 Bike Carrier Truck Bed-Mounted Rack # UG2500 may fit your 2012 Toyota Tundra. To find whether or not it is a fit for your vehicle, you will need to check your truck bed wall to see if there is a lip that hangs over the top for the clamp to hang on to. If you have a bedliner that covers the underside of the top bed rail, you will need to cut a hole so the clamp can grab onto the lip at the top of the sidewall. Also, if you have a bed rail system, it will have to be removed...
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  • How Secure and Sturdy is Truck Bed 3 Bike Carrier - Topline - Expandable, # UG2500-3
  • I went out to the warehouse to do a little testing on one of these racks. On the Truck Bed 3 Bike Carrier - Topline - Expandable, # UG2500-3, side to side movement will be limited as the arms are rigid. The clamps do allow for some up and down movement which will reduce the stress on the aluminum arms and so the bikes can move with the bed floor as you drive. The arms are sturdy and it would take a lot of torque, more than a person can produce without tools or machines, to bend or break...
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  • Side to Side Distance Between Mounting Bracket Holes on the Topline Truck Bed Extender # BX4004-02
  • The Topline Fold Down Truck Bed Extender, part # BX4004-02, is a universal-fit item, and will adjust to fit truck beds of differing widths. The bed extender when not extended and fully retracted measures 48 inches in overall width. You will need to check on your tailgate if you will have room to attach the mounting hardware. I do not have any experience with it fitting on a 1965 Ford Ranchero, but to try and help you see if it will fit to your tailgate, I pulled the bed extender from...
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  • How to Prevent Theft of the Topline Bed Extender # BX4004-02
  • What you would do to deter theft of the bed extender # BX4004-02 is to use security type of hardware. Something that requires an uncommon specialty tool to install/remove. That would secure the mounts that attach to the tailgate. To secure the extender to the mounts you would have to replace the pins that hold the extender on. Something like # 7692 or a similar lock could work. Or something like the Toylok # LC337120 is another option. It would also be good for securing other items stored...
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  • Installing Top Line Bed Extender # BX4004-02 on 2010 Dodge Dakota with Plastic Bed Liner
  • The Topline Bed Extender you referenced, part # BX4004-02 is width-adjustable and will indeed fit your 2010 Dodge Dakota if the plastic liner you refer to covers a steel tailgate. You would need to drill through the liner to attach the bed extender, but the liner can remain in place. I have provided a photo showing the extender mounted to a tailgate that has the plastic liner.
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  • Truck Bed Bike Rack Recommendations for a Subaru Baja
  • The Topline bike carrier, # UG2500, could potentially work in a Subaru Baja bed. Take a look at the video I have linked. If the Baja has a lip like on a regular truck bed to attach the hardware, you can use this rack. Another possible option is the Thule Insta-Gator, # TH501. It secures in the gap between the tailgate and bed and holds 2 bikes. I have included links to the instructions and a video for you. I have also included a link to all truck bed style bike racks.
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  • Options for Carrying 4 Bikes In a 2010 Toyota Tacoma Truck Bed with Rail Track Tie Down System
  • We do have some truck bed mounted bike racks that will work with your 2010 Toyota Tacoma with rail track system, but the Topline system will not fit because direct access to the bed rails is needed to secure the clamps. For in bed 4 bike transport you could use four of the Yakima BlockHead Single Bike Truck Bed Mounted Racks, item # Y01117. Another option for your truck would be a hitch mounted bike rack like the Thule Parkway 4 Bike Hitch Mounted Folding Rack, item # TH956. If you...
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  • Truck Bed Bike Rack for 2 Electric and 2 Regular Bikes in a 2016 Ram 1500 with Tonneau Cover
  • It depends on the type of Tonneau cover you have. It is the type that has any of the mounting rails on top of or overlapping the bed sides towards the inside of the bed then the Topline bike rack # UG2500-4 would not work if installed in the traditional way. But you might be able to rig something up so that it doesn't interfere with the Tonneau cover. The weight would not be an issue since this carrier does not even have a weight rating. Another option is to use a tailgate pad such as...
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  • Truck Bed Bike Rack for a 2013 Ram 1500 with Tonneau Cover
  • The Topline truck bed bike rack # UG2500 is not likely to fit on a 2013 Ram 1500 with a tonneau cover because the clamps would not be able to fit around the rails for the cover. We do have numerous other options that you could use. The Thule Gate Mate # TH824 is one option. The front wheels of the bikes will rest over the tailgate. The truck is protected by the Gate Mate and the bikes will secure to it. I have linked a video showing the Gate Mate on a 2013 Ram for you. You could also...
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  • Will Topline Bed-Hopper # TS2000-02 Interfere with Loading and Unloading Truck Bed
  • If you look at the provided photos, you can see how the Bed-Hopper will sit when the tailgate is open. As you can see, the step can be folded down out of the way so that it will not interfere with loading or unloading your truck bed.
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  • Will the Topline 2 Bike Truck Bed Rack Work with a Clamp on Tonneau Cover Without Damaging Rails
  • The Topline 2 Bike Carrier, # UG2500-4, is designed to clamp around the bed side rail and would most likely not work with a clamp on style tonneau cover, like the LiteRider Roll-Up Tonneau Cover by Access, # 834532001088. It will depend on the style of clamp on rail that your tonneau uses. I attached a photo showing the style of clamp on rail that the LiteRider Roll-Up tonneau uses, see link. Another option for carrying bikes in the bed of your truck would be the Softride Tailgate Pad...
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  • What Components of the Truck Bed 4 Bike Carrier # UG2500-4 are Plastic and Which are Metal
  • The easy way to determine which parts of the Truck Bed 4 Bike Carrier # UG2500-4 are metal and which parts are plastic is that the silver parts are metal and the plastic ones are black with the exception of the bed rail clamps which are black and metal. The same is true for the add on part # UG2500-1.
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  • Truck Bed Bike Rack for a Dodge Ram 1500 with BakFlip Tonneau Cover
  • The Topline bike rack # UG2500-4 needs to be able to clamp to the bed side so it is unlikely that you will be able to mount it due to the rails that the BakFlip tonneau cover uses. You can see what the bike rack clamp looks like in the picture I have included. Since you will need to have the cover open to carry bikes in the truck bed anyway I recommend a Softride Shuttle pad, # SR26457. This will allow you to carry the bikes and protect the tailgate. This product will have to come off...
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  • Truck Bed Bike Rack Recommendation for 2016 Ram 1500 to Carry 4 Bikes
  • We have one option for the 2016 Ram 1500 to carry 4 bikes in the truck bed. For that we have the Topline part # UG2500-4 as a confirmed fit for your truck. In the review video I attached for the rack you will see adult bikes fitting in a very short truck bed so it would work well for you as long as you check to make sure your bikes can fit in the truck bed with the wheels on and the tailgate still closes.
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  • Will Truck Bed Bike Rack UG2500-4 Fit a Truck with a Camper Shell
  • On the clamp that attaches to the bed rail, there is very little space. If the lip from the Leer cap is too thick, the clamp will not be able to mount correctly. You can see a better picture of the clamp on part # UG2500 to give you a better idea of the space available. The short arms measure 9 inches from the inside of one clamp to the inside of the other clamp. On the long arm, this measurement is 18 inches. I have included a video review of the rack for you to view. We have numerous...
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  • Installation of Topline Truck Bed Expander # BX4004-02 in 2013 Tacoma 4X4 Longbed with Plastic Liner
  • The Top Line Truck Bed Expander, part # BX4004-02, is a universal-fit item intended to fit a broad range of truck tailgates. Installation processes will vary slightly between vehicles and based on the presence of features such as tail gate liners, as on your 2013 Tacoma 4X4 long bed. The linked video shows installation of the silver version of the expander, part # BX4004-01, in a different make and model truck. The expander itself can adjust in width from 48 to 64 inches and clips into...
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  • Can Topline Truck Bed Bike Rack UG2500 Attach to Womens Bikes
  • The clamps that attach to the bike frames on the Topline Truck Bed Bike Racks, part # UG2500 can attach to bike frames up to 1-1/2 inches in diameter. As long as the diameter of your womens bike frame is less than that this rack will easily attach to the woman's bike. Some people attach the rack to the seat post too so that's an option as well.
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  • Attaching the Topline Bed Extender to a 2001 Ford F150
  • The bed extender attaches to a metal bracket that is attached to the tailgate. The bracket is attached using screws. It is held to the brackets with removable pins. The whole unit can fold flat against the tailgate. Take a look at the product page pictures below the description to see some close up shots of the extender.
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