Cycle Rack / July 21, 2018 / Avelaine Labrecque
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.
The roof bike rack has also always been status symbol. If you transport your bike on your roof-you are a serious cyclist. The downside to roof racks is that it can be cumbersome to lift your bike way above your car top at the end of a long ride or grueling race. Because some vehicles are getting taller this can be especially difficult. It can also be a problem when you are tired and forget your bike is up there and drive into a low ceiling area. Ouch! Another negative to the roof rack system is that a bike transported there creates extra drag for the car and that reduces your gas mileage.
Top features and options are available in lesser known brands like Rhode Gear bike rack solutions whether theyre bike racks for SUVs cars or trucks. There are various types of 2 and 3 bike racks available for sale by most of the popular bike rack companies. The type that is best for you will depend on they type of vehicle you plan to mount the rack on like cars trucks or suvs. Also the frequency of use style and budget should be considered in your choice. Trunk mount 2 or 3 bike rack carriers are popular options for cyclists. These are readily available in all stores from local bike shops online retailers and even big box stores.