Cycle Rack / July 19, 2018 / Colette Plaisance
Also this type of a set up will definitely make it difficult to access a rear hatch or trunk. Truck Bed Bike Rack If you drive a truck why not consider using the bed of the truck for storage and transporting of your bicycles? This type of a rack firmly attaches to the bed of the truck and can carry one or more bikes. This works great as compared to just throwing bikes in the back of the truck. Using this type of a rack protects the bikes from getting damaged or bent. The only real downside to this type of bike storage is that bikes will take up part of the truck bed so you will have less room for the storage of other items if you are taking a trip.
Research online and find out information about the different types of racks that are available and the racks which are best for trucks. You can also get reviews and feedbacks online of the different racks. You can also opt for building your rack for your truck. It is very simple process and you can easily install it on your vehicle. It is less expensive than the racks which are available in the market. You can also easily remove it after use and safely keep it. Opt for rack which can be easily attached to your vehicle and can take your bikes without causing any damage to your truck as well as your bike.
There are metal cables on the market that help secure the bike to the vehicle but they will only be of use if there is a place on the vehicle where the cable can attach. The Saris Bones 3 is an exception b/c it is secured to the vehicle with metal strapes. When deciding which bike racks for cars will work best for you consider how high you can lift a bike by yourself and then hold it in position with one hand while securing the bike to the rack with the other hand. A rack on top of an SUV can be quite a reach especially if your bike is a heavier model like a full suspension mountain bike.