Bike Racks Accessories

Bike Rack Accessories

  • Swagman® - RV Platform Bumper Mount Bike Rack
    Swagman®RV Platform Bumper Mount Bike Rack
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    # 2248392362
    Universal RV Platform Bumper Mount Bike Rack by Swagman®. Max Load: 30 lbs. per bike. Take your bike along for the ride with a bike rack. It only takes a few seconds to clip or strap your bike onto a bike rack.
    Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
    $90.00 - $184.00
  • Rhino-Rack® - Thru Axle Insert
    Rhino-Rack®Thru Axle Insert
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    # 1596486200
    Universal Thru Axle Insert by Rhino-Rack®. The Rhino-Rack Thru Axle Insert allows thru-axle bikes to fit the Multi-Axle adaptor and attach to existing bike carriers. Designed with precision and functionality in mind, this accessory...
    Designed to make transporting your bike easy and secureCrafted from the sturdiest materials
    $22.99
  • CURT® - Replacement Key for 18088 Aluminum Bike Rack
    CURT®Replacement Key for 18088 Aluminum Bike Rack
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    # 5280106968
    Universal Replacement Key for 18088 Aluminum Bike Rack by CURT®. This replacement key is a lifesaver for lost keys on your CURT aluminum tray-style bike rack #18088. It is designed to fit a specific lock cylinder number and only works...
    Replaces lost or stolen keysFor CURT 18088 aluminum bike rack lock
    $5.99
  • CURT® - Replacement Tray-Style Bike Rack Arm
    CURT®Replacement Tray-Style Bike Rack Arm
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    # 3438006565
    Universal Replacement Tray-Style Bike Rack Arm by CURT®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of craftsmanship. Manufactured...
    Expertly crafted in accordance with the strictest industry standardsMade to ensure the highest level of quality and value
    $18.44 - $25.81
  • CURT® - Replacement Tray-Style Bike Rack Cradle
    CURT®Replacement Tray-Style Bike Rack Cradle
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    # 3438006570
    Universal Replacement Tray-Style Bike Rack Cradle by CURT®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of craftsmanship....
    Expertly crafted in accordance with the strictest industry standardsMade to ensure the highest level of quality and value
    $31.48 - $33.19
  • Surco® - Extender
    Surco®Extender
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    # 215246231
    Universal Extender by Surco®. Made from superior grade tubing, this tough-as-nails roof rack is exceptionally strong to carry all the gear you need for your trip. Designed to maximize the load capacity, this rock solid rack creates...
    Designed to increase your vehicle’s load capacityCreates extra space to carry your gear on the roof
    $79.28
  • Saris® - Bike Trac
    Saris®Bike Trac
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    # 5096207401
    Universal Bike Trac by Saris®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in mind. It will meet your needs and deliver great quality at an...
    Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
    $51.99 - $99.99
  • Swagman® - Adapter For Spire
    Swagman®Adapter For Spire
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    # 4705502132
    Universal Adapter For Spire by Swagman®. This adapter is for mounting Boost 110 fork onto Swagman's Spire mount.
    Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
    $10.20
  • Swagman® - Spire Fork Mount Bike Rack
    Swagman®Spire Fork Mount Bike Rack
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    # 2610137288
    Universal Spire Fork Mount Bike Rack by Swagman®. Max Load: 45 lbs. per bike. Make sure that your precious bike is safely and securely transported with superior quality bike rack accessories. They are made from the highest-grade...
    Full aluminum one piece designFits 15 and 20 mm axles
    $42.50
  • Swagman® - Thru-Axle Adapter
    Swagman®Thru-Axle Adapter
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    # 2264318535
    Universal Thru-Axle Adapter by Swagman®. Make sure that your precious bike is safely and securely transported with superior quality bike rack accessories. They are made from the highest-grade materials using the latest technologies to...
    Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
    $10.20
  • Rhino-Rack® - Fit Kit for Hybrid Roof Mount Bike Rack
    Rhino-Rack®Fit Kit for Hybrid Roof Mount Bike Rack
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    # 5171459788
    Universal Fit Kit for Hybrid Roof Mount Bike Rack by Rhino-Rack®. This fitting kit allows you to fit the Hybrid / RockyMounts Bike Carrier to your Rhino-Rack crossbars. Whether it’s loading or locking your valuable gear, CARiD has you...
    Designed to make transporting your bike easy and secureCrafted from the sturdiest materials
    $18.99
  • Saris® - Replacement Hitch Tite
    Saris®Replacement Hitch Tite
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    # 2367444865
    Universal Replacement Hitch Tite by Saris®. Add extra stability to the connection between your rack and your hitch by inserting Hitch Tite into your receiver. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to...
    Expertly crafted utilizing advanced technologiesUnwavering commitment to excellence
    $14.99
  • Saris® - SuperClamp Tilting Base for 2 Bikes
    Saris®SuperClamp Tilting Base for 2 Bikes
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    # 2748497960
    Universal SuperClamp Tilting Base by Saris®. Hold up: 2 Bikes. Upgrade your non-folding/tilting SuperClamp or convert your SuperClamp 4-bike to a 2-bike.
    Compatible with 4025, 4025C, 4025F, 4026, 4026FWorks with 1-1/4" and 2" receivers
    $129.99 - $179.99
  • SeaSucker® - Fork Mount Hardware
    SeaSucker®Fork Mount Hardware
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    # 3291097752
    Universal Fork Mount Hardware by SeaSucker®. Includes two nuts, two 1/4-20 bolts and 2 washers for attaching a fork mount to a rack. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a...
    Expertly crafted from the highest grade materialsWill deliver years of reliable service
    $5.40
  • SeaSucker® - HUSKE™ Fork Mount Body
    SeaSucker®HUSKE™ Fork Mount Body
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    # 2690673390
    Universal HUSKE™ Fork Mount Body by SeaSucker®. The HUSKE (HUb Standards Keep Evolving) is a universal fork mount that handles the most common fork mount standards of today and tomorrow. Interchangeable plugs (sold separately) are...
    Expertly crafted from the highest grade materialsWill deliver years of reliable service
    $42.12
  • SeaSucker® - HUSKE™ Thru-Axle Plugs
    SeaSucker®HUSKE™ Thru-Axle Plugs
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    # 1999411475
    Universal HUSKE™ Thru-Axle Plugs by SeaSucker®. The HUSKE (HUb Standards Keep Evolving) is a universal fork mount system that handles the most common fork mount standards of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Interchangeable plugs, such...
    Expertly crafted from the highest grade materialsWill deliver years of reliable service
    $21.59 - $37.79
  • Kuat® - Dirtbag Thru-Axle Adapter
    Kuat®Dirtbag Thru-Axle Adapter
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    # 5339692635
    Universal Dirtbag Thru-Axle Adapter by Kuat®. Black. Sometimes you just need a workhorse that’s going to get down to business and get the job done. This little Dirtbag is as dependable as they come. Affordable without being cheap, and...
    Developed to comply with rigorous quality standardsExceptional quality at a budget-friendly price
    $19.00 - $29.00
  • Kuat® - NV 2.0 2" Add-On
    Kuat®NV 2.0 2" Add-On
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    # 5339692572
    Universal NV 2.0 2" Add-On by Kuat®. Increase your carrying capacity in less time than it takes to decide who gets to sit up front. Conceived for road trips, family group rides and expeditions in the backcountry, we took the best...
    1-Bike Add-On: Quick change from 2 to 3 bikes2-Bike Add-On: Quick change from 2 to 4 bikes
    $359.00 - $598.00
  • Kuat® - NV Base 2.0 2" Add-On
    Kuat®NV Base 2.0 2" Add-On
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    # 5339692582
    Universal NV Base 2.0 2" Add-On by Kuat®. All tough. All black. All you’ll need to max out your beautiful bike-carrying load. Matte Black. Conceived for road trips, family group rides and expeditions in the backcountry, we took the...
    1-Bike Add-On: Quick change from 2 to 3 bikes2-Bike Add-On: Quick change from 2 to 4 bikes
    $359.00 - $598.00
  • Kuat® - NV™ 2.0 Hitch Mount Bike Rack Add-On (2 Bikes Fits 2" Receivers)
    Kuat®NV™ 2.0 Hitch Mount Bike Rack Add-On (2 Bikes Fits 2" Receivers)
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    # 5393411007
    Universal NV™ 2.0 Hitch Mount Bike Rack Add-On by Kuat®. Hold up: 2 Bikes. Hitch Size: Fits 2" Receivers.
    $598.00
  • Kuat® - Pivot 2 2" Swing Away Extension
    Kuat®Pivot 2 2" Swing Away Extension
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    # 5339692623
    Universal Pivot 2 2" Swing Away Extension by Kuat®. The Pivot v2 will make sure your rack never gets in the way. Smoothly swing up to a 4-bike rack to the side for clear access to tailgates, rear doors, and hatchbacks. And when it’s...
    A quick release 90 and 120 degree swing awayDriver or Passenger side swing
    $398.00
  • Kuat® - Rack Dock
    Kuat®Rack Dock
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    # 5339692613
    Universal Rack Dock by Kuat®. Introducing the RackDock from Küat. A sophisticated solution for storing your hitch rack. With easy wall installation and the ability to hold a 4-bike rack. This little guy will be your new best friend.
    Developed to comply with rigorous quality standardsExceptional quality at a budget-friendly price
    $89.00
  • Kuat® - TRIO Fork Adapter
    Kuat®TRIO Fork Adapter
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    # 5339692566
    Universal TRIO Fork Adapter by Kuat®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of craftsmanship. Manufactured from...
    Developed to comply with rigorous quality standardsExceptional quality at a budget-friendly price
    $19.00 - $29.00
  • Mopar® - Bike Racks Hardware Kit
    Mopar®Bike Racks Hardware Kit
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    # 5070683106
    Universal Bike Racks Hardware Kit by Mopar®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Mopar features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is manufactured to...
    Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
    $9.55 - $46.55
  • CURT® - Bike Rack Support Strap with Cambuckle
    CURT®Bike Rack Support Strap with Cambuckle (18050)
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    # mpn1092712
    Universal Bike Rack Support Strap with Cambuckle by CURT®. Size: 1" x 61". Weight: 1.4 lbs. CURT bike racks are designed to attach to your vehicle's receiver hitch, in a variety of styles to carry bikes. Many have adjustable hold-downs...
    Provides added stability and support for a hitch-mounted bike rackFeatures a generous 61" length
    $16.11
  • Thule® - Frame Adapter
    Thule®Frame Adapter (982XT)
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    # mpn3544761164
    Universal Frame Adapter (982XT) by Thule®. The Frame Adapter enables bikes with non-standard frames to be carried by Thule hanging style hitch and trunk bike racks. The adapter attaches quickly to the bike with push button clamps, then...
    Telescopic adjustment (18" - 30.5") fits most bike framesNew push button clamps for quick installation and removal
    $69.95
  • CURT® - Bike Rack Straps
    CURT®Bike Rack Straps (18007)
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    # mpn4009440789
    Universal Bike Rack Straps by CURT®. Quantity: 1 Pair. Whether you are an avid mountain biker or a casual rider, you will want CURT along for the ride. CURT bike racks offer both versatility and quality and are available in several...
    Fastens to the bike rack cradles to secure bikes for travelCompatible with CURT standard and premium hitch-mounted bike racks
    $6.96
  • Thule® - EasyFold XT Long Loading Ramp
    Thule®EasyFold XT Long Loading Ramp (933402)
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    # mpn4655855237
    Universal EasyFold XT Long Loading Ramp (933402) by Thule®. This 53" long ramp, for use with Thule EasyFold XT, makes it easier to load and unload bikes, especially for taller SUV's and vans.
    Quickly load and unload bikes from taller vehicles by adding this longer ramp (53") to the Thule EasyFold XTEasily attach the ramp to the Thule EasyFold XT wheel tray using the tongue and groove connection
    $99.95
  • Swagman® - 1/2" Locking Threaded Hitch Pin
    Swagman®1/2" Locking Threaded Hitch Pin (64031)
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    # mpn4484811594
    Universal 1/2" Locking Threaded Hitch Pin by Swagman®. Hitch Size: Fits 1-1/4" and 2" Receivers. This hitch pin is specifically designed to prevent theft and wobble for Swagmans rack with threaded 1-1/4" and 2" receiver bar.
    High security key allows for easy access with only a half-turn to unlockPremium chrome plated for maximum rust protection
    $55.00
  • Yakima® - Hitch Ski and Snowboard Racks
    Yakima®Hitch Ski and Snowboard Racks (8002418)
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    # mpn641223582
    Universal Hitch Ski and Snowboard Racks (8002418) by Yakima®. Looking for a large capacity ski/snowboard carrier but don’t have a roof rack? Before you stow that hitch bike rack away for the season check out the Yakima HitchSki Ski...
    Converts your mast-style hitch rack into a ski carrierFeatures 2-position upper arms and adjustable lower arm to accommodate various skis and boards
    $298.95




Hitch mount racks come in hanging style and platform style. Hanging style racks have one or two horizontal arms supported by a vertical post. As the name suggests, bikes carried on these racks “hang” supported by the bike frames, which rest on the rack arm cradles. On platform style, also called tray style, racks the bikes are supported by the wheels, which sit in cradles on the platform. Both kinds are super easy to load, but platform racks have a lower lift height, and some are even available with a removable loading ramp to ease loading heavier two-wheelers like electric bikes.

Hanging racks come in models that can transport up to 5 bikes. Various methods are used to attach the bikes to the carrier including top plates and adjustable straps that wrap around the frame, and some racks feature anti-sway cradles to prevent bike-to-bike contact and damage during transport. Some hanging racks feature lockable cradles or an integral cable to secure the bikes to the rack. Because of the way the bikes are supported, hanging racks are ideal for bicycles with standard frames and horizontal frame tubes. But if you’re transporting step-through or children’s bikes we offer temporary tubes that can be clamped to the seat post and handlebar stem, to simulate a horizontal frame tube and allow the bikes to hang level.

Platform racks are available in models that can carry up to 4 bikes, which are secured by lockable clamps at the wheels or frame and by straps that wrap around the wheel and tire assemblies. Platform racks provide more stability for the bikes, with less chance for sway and contact that could result in damage. Because the bikes are supported on their wheels, a platform rack is perfect when you carry a variety of bikes with different frame configurations. The platform wheel cradles can be adjusted to accommodate different size wheels and bicycle wheelbases. And if you transport bikes with fragile and expensive carbon fiber frames, a platform rack that clamps the bikes at the wheels is the ideal carrier.

Hitch mount bike racks are easy to live with. When compared to roof mount carriers, hitch mount racks are more aerodynamic and you don’t have to worry about roof clearance in parking garages, and they have greater bike carrying capacity and security than trunk mount bike racks. And even with the rack installed you still have complete access to the rear of your vehicle. Some premium hitch racks swing away even when fully loaded for access. Other racks can be tilted back for rear of the vehicle access; depending on model some can remain loaded while others require the bikes to be removed. On most hanging racks the arms fold down when the rack is not in use for additional parking and garage clearance, and the platforms can be folded up on some platform style carriers.

Some hitch mount bike racks come with adapters. The rack can be installed in a 2” receiver hitch with the adapter in place, and with the adapter removed it can be installed in a 1 ¼” receiver tube. This feature is invaluable if you have vehicles with different size hitches. We also offer hitch mount bike racks that allow you to carry your bikes and tow at the same time. We have models with vertical posts that slip over the draw bar and models that include a draw bar. Finally, if even 5 bike capacity isn’t enough to meet your bike carrying needs, consider the Yakima Rack and Roll Trailer. It can haul up to 7 bicycles or 6 kayaks loaded on their sides, or any combination of bikes, kayaks, canoes and cargo boxes not exceeding 300 lbs.

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No need to buy this - the bikes already lock to the rack and the rack already locks to the vehicle. This product is superfluous and overpriced.
Posted by Chris (Cambridge, MA) / August 04, 20202008 Toyota Highlander
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