Cycle Rack / July 21, 2018 / Avelaine Labrecque
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.
Research online and find out information about the different types of racks that are available and the racks which are best for trucks. You can also get reviews and feedbacks online of the different racks. You can also opt for building your rack for your truck. It is very simple process and you can easily install it on your vehicle. It is less expensive than the racks which are available in the market. You can also easily remove it after use and safely keep it. Opt for rack which can be easily attached to your vehicle and can take your bikes without causing any damage to your truck as well as your bike.
There are metal cables on the market that help secure the bike to the vehicle but they will only be of use if there is a place on the vehicle where the cable can attach. The Saris Bones 3 is an exception b/c it is secured to the vehicle with metal strapes. When deciding which bike racks for cars will work best for you consider how high you can lift a bike by yourself and then hold it in position with one hand while securing the bike to the rack with the other hand. A rack on top of an SUV can be quite a reach especially if your bike is a heavier model like a full suspension mountain bike.