Cycle Rack / July 19, 2018 / Belda Beaudoin
Select a high quality attractive design that is easy to install will compliment your setting and encourage cyclists to use it. * Bicycle parking rails are suitable for narrow footpaths and difficult spaces. The standard parking rail supports the bike frame and allows secure locking. Bike rails can be fixed in-situ or fixed onto an existing concrete surface. * Wall mounted bike racks are a great second choice when space does not allow for surface mounted options. By allowing bikes to park either vertically or horizontally off the ground you may be able to park bikes where you didnt think possible.
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.
Like other companies that make bike racks for SUVs and other cars this company offers hitch and trunk mount racks for sale. Capacities of various Rhode Gear bike rack systems go from one to four bikes depending on the models. Lighter bikes on sedans can use a trunk rack. Heavier bikes and more quantity should use a hitch rack. Read the instructions manual for specific details on weight limits to figure out how many bikes you will need to and be able to carry on a given rack. The great thing about this rack company is that they offer easily accessible rack parts online like straps hooks and tie downs for their racks.