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Whether you have an RV or small sedan, we have a number of solutions for transporting your bikes on your vehicle.
Choosing a bike carrier can be a lot of work, particularly if you aren't sure which style will work best for you. To help with your purchasing decision we have divided bike racks into four main categories. For additional help selecting a bike rack, we've put together a Bike Rack Basics guide to address some of the key considerations of selecting a bike carrier as well as a helpful comparison table.
In order to help you determine which bike rack will work best for you, we have developed a helpful side-by-side comparison table which illustrates the 7 key considerations of each bike rack category.
BIKE RACK COMPARISON CHART
7 Key Considerations
1 bike per rack
Up to 5 bikes per rack
Up to 4 bike per rack
Factory or aftermarket roof crossbars
1.25" or 2" receiver hitch
Trunks, rear hatches, or spare tires
Ease of Loading
Rear Vehicle Access
Increased wind drag may have an affect on gas mileage
Little to no affect
Increased vehicle height may cause clearance issues
Increased vehicle length may affect vehicle handling