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RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2014 Ford Escape

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Review of the RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack on a 2014 Ford Escape

Today on our 2014 Ford Escape, well be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number RKY1011. With the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system on our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly on to our load bars. Here at the front, well bring our straps around our bar and remove our black plastic cover. Well fit the straps back into the head of the carrier and use an allen key to tighten our allen bolt which will secure our straps around our front bar. Once we have those tight, we can then replace our black plastic cover. At the rear, well loosen up one of our allen bolts to bring our rear clamp around our rear bar.Well drop the allen bolt back through and then tighten both allen bolts with an allen key.

With the front and rear of our bike rack secured, well go ahead and undo our rear wheel strap and make sure our securer at the front is loose. Well grab our bike and place it on to our bike rack dropping our front forks down on to our securer. Well secure the bike first by tightening our securer and then move to the rear and tighten it with the wheel strap. With our bike all loaded up, that our complete todays test fit of the RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number RKY1011, on our 2014 Ford Escape. .

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