Yakima® - ProRack™ Hitch Bike Platform

Yakima® - ProRack™ Hitch Bike Platform Yakima® - ProRack™ Hitch Bike Platform Yakima Authorized Dealer
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Universal ProRack™ Hitch Bike Platform by Yakima®, for 2 Bikes. A platform-style hitch mount is easier and faster to load than other types of bike carriers, and this rack combines ease of use with the adjustability to carry different size bikes at the same time. Constructed from rugged powdercoated steel, this economical platform rack is compatible with both 1-1/4" and 2" receiver hitches and is capable of carrying up to two 45 lb. bikes. The wheel trays adjust independently for wheelbase and the ratcheting hooks adjust separately for different frame cross tube heights. When unloaded, the rack can be tilted down for access to the rear of the vehicle, and when not in use it can be folded up behind the vehicle.

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Features:

  • Transports up to 2 bikes safely and securely on your vehicle’s receiver hitch
  • Fast and easy bike loading and unloading
  • Requires the least amount of lifting
  • Wheel trays and ratcheting hooks are adjustable to fit many bike styles and sizes
  • Maximum load capacity: 45 lbs. per bike
  • Just place the bike in the wheel trays and compress the ratcheting arm against the frame tube
  • Wheels are retained with wheel straps
  • Fits 1-1/4" and 2" receivers
  • Includes threaded receiver hitch bolt to reduce rattle and rack sway
  • Can be tilted down when unloaded for access to rear of vehicle
  • Folds up behind vehicle when not in use
  • Comes with strap to secure bikes to mast
  • Comes with hardware and instructions
  • Limited 3-year warranty

Carry kids' bikes, BMXers, mountain bikes, road bikes, bikes of any style or size with this easy to install, easy to load 2-bike hitch mount platform rack. A platform-style rack transports the bikes closer to the ground than any other carrier type, so loading requires the least amount of lifting. And because the bikes are transported on the wheels, a platform-style carrier can carry a wide range of bike styles.

The ProRack comes ready to install in 2" receiver hitches. To install in a 1-1/4" receiver hitch, just remove the adapter. A threaded hitch bolt is included to secure the rack to the receiver hitch, to reduce rattle and sway. The wheel trays slide on the brackets to accommodate just about any wheelbase, and once set, you can just place the wheels in the tray and push down the ratcheting hook against the top frame tube. Each hook is independently adjustable to carry bikes with a wide range of top tube heights at the same time. Fasten the rubber wheel straps tight around the wheels and secure the bikes to the mast with the included safety strap, for added stability.

Unloading the bikes is just as simple: Release the wheel straps, push the button on the hook and raise the hook from the top tube, then remove the bike. If access to the rear of the vehicle is needed the rack can be tilted down, when empty, and it can be folded up behind the vehicle to increase clearance for parking and garaging. The ProRack Hitch Bike Platform comes with comprehensive, illustrated instructions, and it's backed by a limited 3-year warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.

199.00
Brand: Yakima       Part Number: 8062400       UPC: 736745624002
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Yakima® Products, of Beaverton, Oregon is one of the world's largest manufacturers of cargo and recreational equipment carrying solutions. Founded 40 years ago in its namesake city, Yakima's guiding principle is that gear should be carried on the outside of the vehicle to make room for more friends inside. To achieve that goal the company makes roof rack systems for any style roof, and an array of roof rack, receiver hitch, trunk lid and hatch, and trailer mounted carriers. Yakima's designers and engineers are outdoor enthusiasts, campers, and travelers just like you, and they listen and learn what other enthusiasts need and want while participating in those activities. The combination of their own personal experience with that of other enthusiasts enables them to create the finest carriers and accessories for bicycles, watercraft, skis & snowboards, and cargo & camping. Yakima products are manufactured using the highest quality materials and the best engineering practices, and Yakima is so confident that you'll be completely satisfied with your purchase that they're backed by a "Love It Till You Leave It" lifetime warranty.

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Yakima® - ProRack™ Hitch Bike Platform
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Average Rating:  4 of 5
APPEARANCE 8
EASE OF INSTALLATION 8
PRICE/VALUE 8
QUALITY 8
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| Posted by | (Matthews, NC)

The product seems to be good quality and installation took about 40 minutes. Once set for the height and wheel sizes, it appears to be secure. Thanks.

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