Cycle Rack / July 21, 2018 / Avelaine Labrecque
In Australia this means bicycle racks must at least meet the parking device guidelines established by Austroads Part 14 and AS2890.3. Here are some guidelines to help you select a bike rack that cyclists will use. What to look for... Bicycle racks should attract cyclists and by design should encourage use. * Security - racks must allow the bike frame and wheel(s) to be locked securely. * Protection - racks must support the bicycle frame and not hold the wheel. * Most racks are misused to some degree. Look for racks which provide the same opportunity for security whether the bike is on the end or middle of the rack.
Sometimes companies will release codes that if you enter then in when making an online purchase you will get your product for a reduced price. When looking for bike racks for cars you will need to think about how often you will plan on using it. If you plan on using it a lot a more permanent rack might be a better solution. If your use will be infrequent a removable trunk rack might be the best solution. You will also need to consider how many bicycles you want to transport most trunk mounted bike racks will only hold two or three bikes. Do you want to be able to use the rack on several different vehicles or will the rack be used on one vehicle only? If the answer is more than one vehicle the trunk mounted rack is probably the best option because of the ease of taking it on and off a vehicle.
Before finalizing to purchase racks for bike it is necessary to properly research about the different varieties of it. You should also opt for comparing the prices of these racks and select the most reasonable and good quality racks. If you select wrong type it would damage your vehicles and bicycle. You have to take into consideration some important factors before deciding to purchase any particular rack. These factors include your budget security concern of the bike planning for changing the vehicle and whether the vehicle is rented or purchased. There are different varieties of Bike racks such as roof rack strap-on truck rack and hitch -mount rack.