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  1. Cars and Bike Racks
    Hey guys, I was wondering if you all might have any suggestions as to what sort of bike racks I should look at for my truck. I drive a Honda Ridgeline that has a hitch and is outfitted with a roof rack. I'll only be carrying 1 bike for the foreseeable future, maybe 2 or 3 if someone in the...
  2. Cars and Bike Racks
    I am looking to get a bike rack for my truck. Here is the dilemma I have... I have a diamondback cover that I want to mount the bikes on top of. I do not want to spend $500 on a roof rack/rail system just to spend another $300-500 on a bike rack for 5 bikes. I have found a bike rack that...
  3. Cars and Bike Racks
    I got the new Equip D 1Up USA bike rack last week and used it for the first time this past weekend. When I got back, each of the trays were showing wear from the tires through the paint. On the trays that held the front tires the paint was worn the whole way through to the aluminum in multiple...
  4. General Discussion
    </a> Choose your own adventure with the MTR hitch rack. Whether you're feeling me-time or party time, the MTR can adjust for any occasion. The secret is in the MTR's modular design (after all, MTR stands for "Modular Tray Rack"). Simply add or remove trays to securely haul between one and...
  5. General Discussion
    The Kuat Brassknuckle has lots of great features and a cool hand grip. Best Roof Racks Roof racks are prized for their versatility and are an elegant way to get your bike around securely. Having your bikes on the top of your car can free up space for other accessories or precious hitch space...
  6. Misc Components
    The Tacoma is loaded up and ready for adventure. Editor's Note: This review was updated on Feb. 14 to reflect a long-term review on the product after extensive use. What is it Mtbr has always been impressed by the quality of Saris bike racks that are made in the USA and come with a lifetime...
  7. Cars and Bike Racks
    Editor's Note: This sponsored post is courtesy of Saris. Learn more at www.saris.com. There is arguably no better product development facilitator than the end-use consumer. By watching how your customers use existing product and listening to their desires for future offerings, you greatly...
  8. General Discussion
    Editor's Note: This sponsored post is courtesy of Saris. Learn more at www.saris.com. The Saris SuperClamp EX is undoubtedly a top tier hitch rack with a lengthy feature list. Easy to load and secure. Zero frame contact. Integrated theft-prevention cable locks. Capacity for two bikes or four...
  9. General Discussion
    Rear visibility is affected a bit with three trays. What is it We've been using Yakima's newest hitch rack, the Dr. Tray, for about seven months and it has proven to be a vast improvement over the Hold-Up 2 rack. It's packed with practical features that make hauling bikes and even dealing...
  10. Misc Components
    That's Pub's Blake Coderre holding down the fort at Sea Otter. They have a ton of carbon wheel options. We've already covered a ton of new products from this year's Sea Otter Classic, including everything from a one-piece carbon wheel, to a new tire insert, real time tire pressure gauge, a...
  11. Misc Components
    Boulder Colorado's RockyMounts has rolled out new hitch rack options with the addition of the MonoRail Solo and BackStage. Press play to learn more. The MonoRail Solo is designed for rider who only needs to carry one bike. It's easy to remove and install, and weighs just 25 pounds. It will...
  12. Misc Components
    Yakima's HoldUp bike rack introduced a handful of useful features to the hitch rack category. For 2018 they have taken it a step further with the Holdup EVO. Anyone who has pinched their fingers, smashed their hands, or thrown out their back using an older style rack will appreciate the...
  13. Misc Components
    What is it Yakima is among the leaders in bike racks in the U.S. with their long history of roof racks and now hitch racks. Very few companies can produce roof racks because of the complexity of attachments that are compatible with the hundreds of vehicles available. But hitch racks have gained...
  14. Misc Components
    Solid and compact with its 35 lb weight. What is it Hitch racks are gaining popularity now with vehicle compatibility and convenience, mileage and wind-noise advantages. But most of the tray rack offerings these days cost over $400 and weight over 50 lbs. Thule offers a hitch rack that's...
  15. Misc Components
    Contest has ended. Congrats to Omar S. from San Francisco, CA. http://woobox.com/m26ddo
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    Portland-based Yakima has updated some of its most popular racks, improved its tailgate pad, and launched a cool camo version of its SkyRise rooftop tent. Here are all the critical details, launch dates, and prices straight from the Interbike trade show in Las Vegas. Video: Yakima BackSwing...
  17. Misc Components
    Saris Brands is a manufacturer of bicycle accessories proudly committed to making products in their hometown of Madison, Wisconsin. Saris' core passion for the bicycle is revealed through the detail and craftsmanship of their products. This shared passion has been at the center of this...
  18. General Discussion
    Küat Racks has launched its new Mini Skinny cargo rack, which is says solves the question of what to bring and what to leave behind on your next adventure. Now you can take it all, they say. Offering the extra capacity afforded by a rooftop cargo box, the Mini Skinny's slim profile has more...
  19. Misc Components
    Slight upward rise of the rack provides more clearance for steep driveways. The new Dr. Tray Rack from Yakima is a bit of an enigma. It looks massive but it weighs only 34 lbs when most of its competition comes in at over 50 lbs. Underneath the black powdercoating is 6063-T5 aluminum material...
  20. General Discussion
    If you own a truck, there are a dozens bike mounting options at your disposal. You can use a tailgate pad, motorcycle tie downs, north shore style hitch racks, or even PVC pipe. But you may be seeking a more integrated solution. That's why Jerry Lathrop, a designer with over fifteen years of...
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