Cycle Rack / August 15, 2018 / Avelaine Labrecque.
However they can be more stable and secure than their trunk counterparts. How To Find the Best Deals and Prices for Bike Racks for Cars Using the internet and Google if you know how to search properly you can comparison shop and find who has the best prices for bike racks. In the search field put in very specific words what you are looking for and add words "best price" "discount" "sale". For example if you were searching for Thule bike racks put in the words: Thule bike rack sale and hit enter. Try different combinations. You can also use the word "code" or "promotion".
Other notable styles are the truck bed racks and spare tire mount versions that can also be used to mount 2 bikes or even 3 bicycles depending on the model. These are specialized bike carriers that work best for pick up trucks and vehicles like jeeps with a spare tire mounted on the rear. The type that works best will first depend on the preferred mounting position. After that think about capacity. Then factor in price and style to make your final decision on the best 2 bike and 3 bike rack carriers for your car truck or suv. Bike racks of various sizes and shapes are available for taking bikes on your truck.
Price is always an issue when deciding what rack to buy trunk mounted rack tend to be the least expensive ranging in price from about $40 to $300 depending on the quality and options you choose. Most of the good quality racks are priced at $75 and above. Often after a ride I stop somewhere to get something to eat usually with the my fellow riders and when I leave my bike on the rack I want to know its secure. I spent a lot of money on my bicycle and cannot afford to easily replace it. Trunk mounted racks are held onto the vehicle with straps that are not to difficult to cut and security is more difficult.
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.