RockyMounts GuideRail 2 Bike Platform Hitch Rack for 2″ Hitch Receivers
Are you tired of using traditional bike racks that can cause damage to your bike frame or fork? Do you want a practical and secure way to transport your bikes without the hassle of disassembly? Look no further than the RockyMounts GuideRail 2 Bike Platform Hitch Rack. This innovative and versatile bike rack offers numerous features that make it a top choice for avid cyclists who want a reliable solution for transporting their bikes.
The GuideRail steps away from the traditional carrying style of platform hitch racks. By utilizing dual load arms, the rack completely eliminates frame or fork contact, ensuring that your bikes are secured by contact with the tires only. This feature is a game changer for cyclists who want to avoid potential damage to their bike frames and forks during transportation.
In addition to eliminating frame and fork contact, the GuideRail allows for asymmetric bike loading to avoid handlebar interference. This means that you can easily load your bikes onto the rack without worrying about handlebar clearance, making it a convenient and hassle-free solution for transporting multiple bikes at once.
In terms of aesthetics, the GuideRail’s simple design virtually blends in with most vehicles, providing a sleek and understated look that won’t detract from the overall appearance of your car. Precision machined components work smoothly and pivot on brass bushings, ensuring that the rack operates seamlessly and reliably.
The RockyMounts GuideRail has a carrying capacity of 2 bikes, with each tray capable of holding up to 60 lbs, providing the ability to transport a total of 120 lbs of bike weight. Additionally, it is expandable to carry 3 bikes, with each tray supporting up to 45 lbs, making it an ideal choice for cyclists who want versatility in their bike transportation options.
The rack is designed to carry a wide range of tires, from 19mm road tires to 3.0” wide mountain bike tires, and supports wheel diameters from 20” to 29”. Furthermore, it is compatible with bicycle wheelbases ranging from 36” to 55”, ensuring that it can accommodate a variety of bike sizes and styles.
One of the most impressive features of the GuideRail is its ability to fold flat against the vehicle, providing a space-saving solution when the rack is not in use. Additionally, it tilts down 30 degrees to allow for hatch access, further enhancing its practicality and ease of use.
When it comes to security, the GuideRail does not disappoint. It utilizes RockyMounts’ premium 3-axis anti wobble system, ensuring that the rack provides a rock-solid fit to the hitch receiver, minimizing movement and sway during transport. Additionally, it includes a 10mm square link chain that offers best-in-class security, providing peace of mind that your bikes are safe and secure during transportation. The chain is keyed alike, allowing for easy locking of the bikes to the rack, and the rack to the car.
Weighing in at 49 lbs, the GuideRail is a sturdy and durable bike rack that is built to last. Its shipping weight of 61 lbs further emphasizes its quality construction and reliability. This ensures that you can transport your bikes with confidence, knowing that the rack is up to the task.
In summary, the RockyMounts GuideRail 2 Bike Platform Hitch Rack for 2″ Hitch Receivers is a versatile and practical solution for cyclists who want a secure and reliable way to transport their bikes. With its innovative design, superior build quality, and user-friendly features, the GuideRail is a top choice for anyone in need of a high-performance bike rack that offers convenience, security, and peace of mind. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a serious cyclist, the GuideRail is a smart investment that will make bike transportation a breeze.