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Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar - Small - 22-1/2" - 30" - 35 lbs
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Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar - Small - 22-1/2" - 30" - 35 lbs

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Adapter bar lets you carry a bike with a 22-1/2" - 30" seat-to-handlebar distance on your hanging-style or platform-style bike rack. It's perfect for women's, kid's, and alternate frame bikes. 1-800-940-8924 to order Swagman accessories and parts part number 64005 or order online at Free expert support on all Swagman products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar - Small - 22-1/2" - 30" - 35 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Swagman Accessories and Parts - 64005

  • Hitch Bike Racks
  • Spare Tire Bike Racks
  • Trunk Bike Racks
  • Adapter Bar
  • Frame
  • Swagman
  • 24-3/8 - 33-3/4 Inch Long

Adapter bar lets you carry a bike with a 22-1/2" - 30" seat-to-handlebar distance on your hanging-style or platform-style bike rack. It's perfect for women's, kid's, and alternate frame bikes.


  • Adapter bar lets you carry a bike with a women's, kid's, or alternate frame horizontally on your hanging bike rack
    • Also lets you carry your women's or kid's bike on a frame-mount platform-style bike rack
  • Spring-loaded tube extends to ensure a snug fit on most bikes
  • Easy push-button hooks clamp around your bike's seat post and handlebar's stem post
    • Clamps open outward to avoid interference with seat and handlebars during installation
    • Vinyl coating helps prevent scratches on your bike's paint
  • Sturdy steel construction with black powder coat finish is durable and rust resistant


  • Carrying capacity: 1 bike
  • Weight capacity: 35 lbs
  • Adjustable length (inside clamp to inside clamp): 22-1/2" - 30"
  • Maximum handlebar stem post diameter: 2" wide
  • Maximum seat post diameter: 1-3/16" wide
  • Weight: 3.5 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Note: The adapter bar weight limit is 35 lbs when used on a hanging bike rack.

Bike Frame Adapter Bar

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This adapter bar allows you to carry a bike with a sloping top tube or step-through frame on your bike rack. It fits between the seat post and handlebar stem post of your bike to ensure level transport on your hanging-style bike rack. It also creates a top tube so you can carry your bike on a frame-mount platform-style rack. The spring-loaded bar telescopes to fit multiple frame sizes, and it can be used with no-rise bike stems.

Easy Installation

Swagman Deluxe Adapter Bar Vinyl Collars

To install the adapter bar simply open the hooks with the integrated release buttons, wrap one hook around your handlebar stem post and the other around your seat post, and close the hooks. The hooks open outward - parallel with the bar - to help you avoid interference from the seat and handlebars during installation. The bar has red "Up" indicators on each end to help prevent incorrect installation. The hooks have a vinyl coating that won't scratch or scuff your bikes' paint.

64005 Swagman Deluxe Adapter Bar for Women's, Kid's, and Alternative Frame Bikes

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Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar - Small - 22-1/2" - 30" - 35 lbs - 64005

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (766 Customer Reviews)

Adapter bar lets you carry a bike with a 22-1/2" - 30" seat-to-handlebar distance on your hanging-style or platform-style bike rack. It's perfect for women's, kid's, and alternate frame bikes.


This bar works great. Use it on the Townie Electra while on the Swagman Dispatch bike rack behind the camper.


Could not put my bike on the rack without the frame adapter. Easy to use and convenient.



A great solution!


Swagman frame adapter fits and works well. Make sure you measure and order the correct size. Very easy to use with my two Lectric ebikes. I have model 2.0 with the step through frame


I had bought 2 electric bikes with a step through frame. The Hollywood two bike rack with the center locking device doesn't extend low enough. This adapter works perfectly. Just push a release button on each end to attach below your seat and handlebars and the internal spring adjusts to your bike and the lock draws the bike down and locked into the tire wells.


This is my third order from etrailer, and it was an excellent experience as were the previous orders. The order was started within hours of my placing it, and the estimation of delivery time was perfect. They have a wonderful order tracking system that allowed me to see the status/location of my order in real time. Nice communications, excellent follow through, and good prices. I'll be back.


These bike frame adapter bars are so nice for our e-bikes. They work perfect for locking down the bikes with our J bars on our bike rack.great quality


This product is essential for folding ebikes and works really well, it is very easy to use and will fit any size bike.








A year ago I bought a Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar - Small - 22-1/2" - 30" - 35 lbs and also got a similar Rhino-rack brand product because I had no idea what to get. Clearly the Swagman is the better product. It opens and closes easily while the Rhino product often pinches my hand, and with each use seems to work differently.


I was looking for something to help hang my wife's bike on a car bike rack. The girls style bike is hard to hang properly if at all. I found this adapter bar on etrailer. I ordered it and wow.....Works nice, just what I needed.
The service from trailer IS top notch. I was told personally when my order would arrive @ wanting to use it for a vacation very soon. I will do business again with trailer. Thank you.


Please put deliveries in boxes or plastic bags or something. My package was left outside and could have been stolen as you can clearly see what it is.


As described. Won’t fit properly on irregular frames. Measure carefully for good fitting on your equipment.


I bought a new ebike and needed a cross bar that would allow me to carry it on my bike rack. Easy on and easy off.


Exactly as advertised. My bike structure won’t fit on the bike rack without the adapter bar, and it works perfectly.


I am sure they are going to work. I bought a bike rack and the bikes we have needed this bar in order for me to use the bike rack so it works fantastic and I appreciate that. Thank you.


Works great for my bike with step throu gh


I'm very happy with my Swagman bike rack, fat tire cradles and the frame adaptors. Received them today and got everything set up for our Ebikes. Lauren gave me great customer service and was very in depth with her explanations of all my products she helped me order. It's nice to talk to someone that knows their product line that they sell. KUDOS!!! to Lauren.


works well -- a little loose but works well with the swagman bike rack.


It is made very well instructions are great easy to put together took about 15 minutes


Fits perfectly



Love them, couldn’t do it without them!

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Mike L.


@Randall Thank you!


Thule I purchased Thule Raceway PRO 2-Bike Rack - Trunk Mount.–SEPT. 3rd 2019 I hauled my bikes over some of the toughest roads in NY to see how well the Raceway Pro-2 would hold up. I kept looking out of my rearview mirror to make sure our bikes were not laying in the road or another car's windshield but I had to know if the videos and reviews were true. I gave the Raceway Pro 2-BIKE RACK 5 stars since it behaved as advertised. I did not realize how heavy the bike rack was but it is a well-constructed product.  Since gaining confidence in the stability /strength of the Raceway Pro I have taken my bikes on the highway, over bumpy roads with potholes and the bikes held steady and did not sway. I can also say the Swagman Bike Frame Adapter Bar I purchased for my wife’s bike worked as advertised. With the bike key locking method we felt safe enough to leave the bikes locked in a parking lot while we had breakfast.  I recommend Raceway Pro for those who enjoy bicycle riding and want their bikes to be secure while traveling. I would suggest however to those who are frequent bike riders to purchase additional replacement stretch bands because I don’t know the strength of the bands long term.  It’s always good to have a spare should a rubber band snaps and you don’t have a spare.  Just a precaution.  Safe travels 


I’m really happy with my new Draw-Tite hitch and Swagman bike rack! They work really well on my 2010 Honda Fit, and look really sleek and stylish, too. I had my local car service place put them on them for me, and the guys found them very easy to install. I’ll be carrying just one bike, so I put on just one set of tire holders, and they’re on the outer side so I can load and unload the bike without having to lift it around the backside of the mast – so easy! I also got a Swagman adapter bar (thanks for the suggestion, Alexis!) to work with the curvy step-through frame, and it’s very easy to click into place. I’m several miles away from nice safe bike trails, and I’m really enjoying how this new setup helps me go there so I can ride my new bike in a good place.


I received my order of fat tire adapters and bicycle cross bar in a reasonable time. etrailer is so easy to deal with and their customer service is there for any information needed concerning their products. Their prices are unbeatable.


We needed the bar now as my husband and I both have low center step through bikes. The bar works great with our Swagman Chinook bike rack.


I used the bike rack for the first time today drive over 100 Miles. The installation video tutorial was excellent and helped me in installing it on my vehicle. I have a RAV4 with a spoiler and The bike rack fit perfectly not touching the spoiler as described. It was able to fit 3 bikes securely as described. I had a Thule before this and this bike rack far exceeds the quality and I feel comfortable and safe using it. I would highly recommend this bike rack and etrailer.


Etrailer has been easy to order from, good service and prompt delivery. The item we purchased was exactly what we needed, works great and is made well.

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