Cycle Rack / July 21, 2018 / Avelaine Labrecque
Also drivers have been known to forget the bike is on top of their vehicle and they damage the bike when they drive into low ceiling areas like car ports or garages. Hitch Bike Rack The hitch rack is very convenient but you must have a hitch or at least a receiver for one. If you do this can be a good choice. Some versions are fixed and mount solidly against the back of the vehicle so the bike is secure. There are other versions available that allow the bike to swing away so the rear of the vehicle can be accessed. Many people like this type of a bike rack because the bicycle is protected from flying debris.
Also they have bike locks frame adapters and other things like replacement hardware and cam lever kits. Having easy access to these types of repair parts are like that of more expensive brand names but in a more affordable package. This is an excellent deal for bikers on a budget or novices that are beginning their journey in the recreational sport of cycling whether road biking or mountain biking. Its clear that a bicycle rack doesnt have to be expensive to offer safe and secure transport of bicycles to and from a cyclists desired destination. Thoroughly researching different brands and models will aid in obtaining the best deal possible for a reliable bicycle carrier for road cycles and mountain bikes.
Products that have been hot-dipped galvanised post fabrication offer the most durable galvanised finish. Avoid pre-galvanised tube unless using strictly in undercover/underground areas. Stainless steel - Attractive and expensive. Well suited for plazas and for buildings with stainless accessories. Ask for high quality Grade 316 or 304 Stainless Steel. The addition of an electropolish finish increases the shine and adds additional protection. Conclusions * Dont waste your money. Be aware of capacity claims and avoid racks which are misused. * Do not buy products which hold (pinch) wheels.