Best bike racks

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by Sea of Green, Jul 31, 2014.

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    Which hitch (not roof rack) bike racks have worked best on your Prius? Which would you suggest avoiding? Why? Which have allowed you to open hatch with the bikes still on? Which have caused bikes to rattle around and ding the rear of the car?

    I'm considering the two-bike Yakima Ridgeback...
     
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    I have a Thule Swing and Kuat Beta. They're both very good but I love the Kuat.
     
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    Thule Apex works really well on my car. I have a Curt hitch installed and have mounted four bikes. No problem. Thule Apex - Thule
     
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    I have a thule 990xt.

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    Weighs in at 30lbs. Lighter then the Thule and Yak racks which are approx 50lbs. Comes with lock and keys for each arm and a locking anti sway pin for the hitch. Ive had mine for 4 yrs now and my friend got his about a year ago.
     
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    bike rack.jpeg I have a Thule 2 bike rack on mine. Love it. So easy to put on and take off. Has a build in lock for the hitch and even a build in lock for the bikes...Swings down to use the lift but I have plenty of clearance space to open the hatch with it up. Not the best pic but gives you an idea. Plus , its very light wight. View attachment 69180
     
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    Curt hitch and Allen bike rack.
     
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