Cycle Rack / August 14, 2018 / Garland Montminy.
Hitch Mount Bike Racks Hitch mount bike racks are becoming increasingly popular today-even with serious cyclists. There are some designs that swing out of the way so you can access the rear entry areas of your vehicle. One company has a design that serves a dual function. It can be taken off quickly and used as a bike storage rack in your home or apartment or work. Of course you need a hitch receiver on your vehicle to use this type of bike carrier It must be either 2 inch or 1.25 inch. The benefits of hitch racks are similar to the trunk versions-better protection and increased gas mileage.
Racks should be built from heavy duty weather & tamper resistant materials. * Attractive designs encourage property owners to install secure parking facilities. What to avoid...These are the main reasons why cyclists will not use some racks:* Damage - If a parking device can damage a bike it wont be used. Some racks so-called wheel benders can damage the wheels or frame of a bike. If a rack will bend a wheel it wont be used.* Security - As many bicycles have quick release front wheels security of the wheel and frame is essential. Do not buy a rack which does not allow for both the wheel and frame to be locked with a U lock.
The rack should be of sturdy material likable and fully secured. A variety of bicycle racks For the car owners you can choose a rack that is mind blowing and eye catching to you. A roof mounted rack is attached to your cross-bar of the vehicle and your car can carry one or two bicycles easily. The car owners can buy a trunk mounted bike rack because this type of rack allows you to carry up to four bicycles. For the SUV owners or a heavy vehicle with a hitch a hitch mount rack is the easiest rack to use. You can simply plug it to your hitch receiver. After loading your bike there remains no other task. You need just to move on.
A vehicle with a high front end can use a front bumper rack and this rack can hold up to five bikes. Trunk racks can hold up to three bikes and are safer than other racks. In addition to these there are spare tire mount racks to mount a spare tire in the bikes. Wall mounted bike racks and folding bike racks are some of the bike rack options that help save space in a garage. Bike racks are usually used on vehicles such as cars and trucks. All the bike rack options are available in a wide rang of sizes styles and budgets. For those who want to shop from home or office bike racks can be ordered through the Internet. o buy a new bike rack is like purchasing a new pair of pants.