Delta Stableloader Truck Rack Bike Rack

2.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $114.99


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Product Description

Deltas StableloaderTruck rack makes carrying your bike in a pickupTruck bed simple and secure. Simply expandTheTelescoping load bar until it fits snugly betweenThe sides ofThe bed and attach each bikes forkToThe included lockable quick release mounts. Youre all set! IncludesTwo fork mounts. This rack fitsTruck beds from 46.5"To 68" wide. Extra mounts are available (not included)To allowThe StableloaderTo carry upTo five bikes, space permitting.


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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Ted a Weekend Warrior from NY

Date Reviewed: September 13, 2004

Strengths:    Fits various truck bed widths. Lots of options for positioning wheel and fork mounts on it.

Weaknesses:    Not stable, paint gets scraped off when adjusting, bar would be difficult to lock to the bed as claimed, spring gets jammed in adjustment screw

Bottom Line:   
Calling this product "stableloader" is a joke. Try as I might, I couldn't get it mounted firmly in my Tacoma P/U with bedliner. If you have flat surfaces on your liner it may work. Delta suggested shimming it with 2x4's. Also, the only way to lock this to the bed is to slide the adjustment wheel off the nut and put a padlock on it so you can't unscrew it. Since you can just yank the thing out of the bed at will, what's the point? When adjusting the length, the spring gets caught in the screw threads, making it impossible to turn. This product is junk, save your money and buy something else.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $99.00

Purchased At:   deltacycle.com

Similar Products Used:   Beddy Jo

Bike Setup:   Trek MTBs

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by dave r a Weekend Warrior from wa

Date Reviewed: May 17, 2004

Strengths:    Overall good product. Durable

Weaknesses:    After 2 straight years in back of my pick up, it is rusted. Otherwise worked good.

Bottom Line:   
Great product for 2 years. I neglected to take it out of my truck bed 2 years straight so it rusted prety bad. I'm buying a new one and painting it with a rust proofing. Can't believe that this and other similiar products are as much as 150 (for the Thule version). Crazy, they sure know how to get you. i mean it's a fricken metal bar and a few bike mounts. Should be about 50.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $90.00

Purchased At:   rei

Bike Setup:   usually hauledone or 2 bikes

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