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YAKIMA, RidgeBack Tilt-Away Hitch Bike Rack
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- SMART DESIGN: UpperHand lever tilts the rack down to access the back of your vehicle and folds flat for easy storage; Carries up to 2 bikes
- DURABLE, STABLE, SECURE: Zero-hassle ZipStrips secure the bikes to the rack and are fully removable; Anti-sway cradle design minimizes bike-to-bike contact
- EASY INSTALL: Tool-free SpeedKnob quickly tightens and locks the rack to your car; Fully assembled; Easy 5 minute install
- SIMPLE TO STORE: Folds flat for easy storage; 1-1/4" or 2" hitch receiver required
- ROAD TRIP READY: Yakima signature bottle opener lets you enjoy a post-ride cold one
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ROOFTOP MOUNT - FORK MOUNT
Fork mounts make it easy to load and unload your bike and require you to remove the front wheel (which can be stored in your vehicle or on the roof with a wheel fork).
Hanging Tilt Rack
|Mount Type||Tilt-away hitch rack||Tray hitch bike rack||Swing-away hitch bike rack||Wheel-on rooftop rack|
|Bike Quantity||2 Bikes||2 Bikes||4 Bikes||1 Bike|
|Bike Size||Fits any bike with traditional geometry||Fits 20-29” wheels||Fits any bike with traditional geometry||Fits 20-29” wheels and tires <3” wide|
|Compatibility||1-1/4” or 2” hitch receiver required||1-1/4” or 2” hitch receiver required||2” hitch receiver required||Universal roof rack fit|
Here's a hitch rack that goes long on features. Starring the UpperHand control lever that tilts the rack to make access to your vehicle a cinch. Also includes zero-hassle ZipStrips to secure your bike, folds flat for easy storage and to top it off is fully-assembled out of the box. Weight: 32.00 lbs. Dimensions: L 44.00 in x W 12.00 in x H 16.00 in.
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- #135 in Bicycle Car Racks
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Rack has bent downward about 10 degrees after only a couple uses. I'm concerned it will continue to bend more. Apparently it cannot handle the weight of 5 bikes. There weren't even very heavy bikes.
Background: I need a bike carrier that will handle 4 bikes (adult road bike & children mountain bike) that's easy to use and not break the bank.
First decision point: Roof-rack vs. hitch mounted bike rack. Roof-racks seem more secure but I've known so many people who have run into their garage with the bike attached. Roof-rack decreases your MPG since your car will be less aerodynamic. Also, I'll be using this on my mini-van and the roof-rack for that would just be too high. So I decided on hitch mounted bike rack. But if you treasure your frame and don't want to scratch it (you might with this carrier), then roof-rack may be the way to go.
Second decision point: Fold down bike rack or this type of carrier. If I had mountain bikes, heavy bikes, or bikes with irregular frame then the fold down bike rack where you place the bike on top of the rack and lock down would be the way to go. But since I have 4 bikes to carry and they're all "normal" frame, then this carrier is fine. It doesn't extend the car as much as the other type.
Third decision point: Brand vs. no-brand. I'm a true believer of "you get what you paid for." Do I want to save a couple hundred dollars while risking thousands of dollars of my bikes... not really. So I decided to go with a brand widely recognizable, either Thule or Yakima.
Fourth decision point: Yakima vs. Thule. This is the same debate as Canon vs. Nikon... you have camps on both sides and will fight to their last breath for the brand they're loyal to. Largely, the racks are very similar in function and price. But this rack won because:
1. Hitch mount has a locking mechanism: The triangular thingy at the bottom tightens and loosens the hitch mount, you can lock it and no one can take it away. Thule doesn't have this.
2. Operation levers at top: The two levers that you use to "operate" this carrier are located at the top, so you don't need to bend down to do anything.
3. Tilting mechanism: The carrier can be tilted so that you can access your trunk. I don't know the exact degree but it is pretty significant. I have a Honda Odyssey and the trunk clears the carrier by about a foot.
4. Heavy: This rack is -heavy- and that's good, means it is made out of something strong and will last for a long time.
5. Plastic clips: Instead of rubber straps, this carrier uses plastic clips. This is probably longer lasting and easier to use.
Overall, I'm very happy with my purchase.
Extra tip: The black lever at the top will control both tilting of the carrier and also folding the hitch mount
Last week, I was pulling the lever to tilt the rack down to access the car's hatch, and the tilt lever broke off. I called Yakima to ask about purchasing a part to fix it. Immediately got a rep on the phone, and on the spot, they offered to replace the entire rack. I offered to look into my records to confirm the purchase date, and they said they'd see that on my receipt, but they were replacing it either way. Very soon after that, I got my replacement rack, by express shipping no less.
The product is wonderful. Service WAY beyond my expectation. Incredible.
This could have easily killed someone. I will be returning this and buying something else. If you're looking for a bike rack look at something else. These Yakima racks could get you or someone else killed.