ROOF BIKE RACKS REVIEW
Are you tired of low-quality roof racks? Are you in search of durable, stylish and powerful roof racks that give you value for your money? Are you a biking enthusiast who has trouble commuting with your bike? If so, then worry no more!
Join me as I introduce a wide range of quality, lightweight and sleek roof racks that are capable of transporting your bike while you are on transit and keeping it safe through various lock systems and security cords.
RockyMounts Tomahawk Fat Bike Ready Upright Mount
This comes in a stylish and compact design meant to minimize bike frame contact. With a swing arm that is readily adjustable for both the driver’s and passenger’s side, the RockyMounts Tomahawk weighs only 18.5 pounds and measures 39 inches by 15 inches by 5 inches.
The RockyMount Tomahawk is fat bike ready as it include wheel strap extensions that are easy load compliant for fast as well as easy loading and unloading. In addition, the RockyMount Tomahawk can be installed on all calibres of bars: square, round, aero or factory thereby making it very versatile and aptly convenient no matter the type of roof rack your vehicle has.
All these go without mentioning the RockyMount’s overall structure and pro design which adds value to it thereby making it the latest addition to the class of top roof racks.
This is a non-corrosive aluminum construction roof rack that is categorically made for men. It is Fat bike compatible, comes with a RockyMounts Fattie Adapter, weighs 20.2 pounds and measures 40 inches by 14 inches by 5 inches. The RockyMounts comes with ergonomic Brassknuckles handle that fits your hand like a glove. You will feel like you are wearing your own skin.
In addition, it has form-fitting hardware that can be installed on any crossbar be it RockyMounts Ouray, Thule Square, Yakima round, Aeroblade, Whispbar, Rhino Rack and factory. As if that is not enough, the RockyMounts BrassKnuckles has no frame contact, is quick and easy to install and adjust on both driver’s side and passenger’s side.
Though the RockyMount BrassKnuckles is heavy and lacks a security system, users can now say goodbye to removing wheels and worrying about your bicycle frame fitting on the rack.
Thule Upride Roof Bike Rack
Just as the name suggests, the Thule SideArm is capable of transporting bicycles with wheels with up to 20 to 29 inches in wheel diameter and up to 2.6 inches wide. It weighs only 15.9 pounds and measures 59 inches by 14 inches and 9 inches and is primarily meant to adults: both males and females.
The Thule Sidearm Universal bike mount is secure for your bike as it comes installed with a SecureHook which holds the bike in place by grabbing the front wheel yet no frame contact is made. How convenient?
It has a one-key lock cylinder that locks the bike on the carrier and the carrier to the rack. Unfortunately, this one-key lock cylinder is sold separately and will have to cost the user some extra cash to acquire.
Apart from that, the Thule Sidearm Universal Bike mount has a corrosion-resistant and double-walled aluminum tray that provides maximum anchorage and strength for rigidity and stability. In addition, it has a ratcheting wheel strap that quickly secures the back wheel to the tray.
YAKIMA Raptor Aero Upright Bike Mount
With the Yakima Raptor rooftop bike rack, no front-wheel removal is required. It fits perfectly with 1 inch to 3 inches of diameter downtubes while weighing only 11.3 pounds and measuring 8.7 inches by 25.6 inches by 52 inches.
It can comfortably accommodate disc bikes, full-suspension bikes and thru-axles or any range of 1-inch to 3-inch bikes especially fenders. It fits on various bars including the Yakima round, square, factory, and aerodynamic crossbars.
As if that is not enough, the Yakima Raptor Aero-Rooftop comes with a lifetime warranty and is meant to be used by both females and males.
YAKIMA Fork Lift Bike Carrier
The Yakima Forklift Fork-Mount Rooftop bike mount fits on nearly every crossbar right out of the box. No assembling required. No professionals needed. A simple tool-free installation rooftop bike mount that weighs 9.4 pounds, measures 54 inches by 6 inches by 6 inches and comes with a lifetime warranty.
It has an easy-to-adjust sliding wheel tray that fits a wide range of bikes lengths and fits most disc brakes that can be secured with the Yakima SKS Locks. Unfortunately, these locks are sold separately and do not come with the Yakima Forklift Mount Rooftop Bike Mount.
All in all, the Yakima Forklift Fork-Mount rooftop bike mount doesn’t allow your bike to touch the painted surfaces of your bike and great bike mount for your carbon rig.
YAKIMA – FrontLoader Wheel-On Mount Upright Bike Carrier
It weighs approximately 18.2 pounds, measures 57 inches by 10 inches by 9 inches and comes with a lifetime warranty. It fits 20-inch to 29-inch diameter wheels especially mountain bikes, road bikes and
There is no contact between the bike frame while accommodating full suspensions, thru-axles and disc brakes, this is due to the minimalist design of the Yakima Frontloader Rooftop Bike rack.
In addition, no front wheel removal required or slanting the bike in a certain direction. Your bike is transported wholesomely thanks to the Yakima Frontloader Rooftop Bike Rack.
BMW Touring Mountain Bike Rack Attachment
The BMW Genuine is capable is transporting touring cycles or mountain bikes with 1 inch to 2.1-inch frame diameters and tires ranging from around 1 to 2.1-inches in width. It weighs 10 pounds and measures 52 inches by 12 inches by 12 inches.
It comes with an attachment fitting for all BMW Roof racks systems hence it can comfortably transport BMW bikes of various model numbers especially those that were manufactured in the years between 1999 and 2007.
The BMW Genuine is lockable and compact but does not come with roof rack crossbars.
Yakima HighRoller Rooftop Bike Rack
Considered to be one of the top-of-the bike racks with an award-winning design that assures you of world-class security and ultimate stability while on transit. It weighs 17.6 pounds, measures 9.1 inches by 26.4 inches by 55.1 inches and comes with a lifetime warranty.
Like most Yakima Bike racks, the Yakima Highroller assures you of zero contact with your bike’s frame, simple and tool-free installation to the Yakima square or round crossbars.
In addition, it comes integrated with a Yakima SKS cable lock that ensures your bike is safe and secure at all times.
The Yakima Highroller Rooftop bike rack is minimalistic yet very effective but in order to be assured of the security of your bike when on transit and when not in transit, third party security systems and features need to be purchased at an extra cost.
Rola 59404 Dart 1 Rooftop Rack Bike Carrier
A lightweight and adjustable bike carrier weighing 10 pounds measuring 57.6 inches by 6.2 inches by 7.5 inches. It has removable bushings which allow for small and large diameter bike skewer and an aluminum track for lightweight easy switching with bolt technology.
The Rola 59404 Dart single bike carrier can work with up to 50 inches long from front fork to Centre of the rear wheel.
In addition, it fits a crossbar width 27.5-inch minimum with up to 41.3 inches and a limited 5-year warranty.
Thule Pro Ride Bike Rack
An upright bike rack that weighs 10.6 pounds and measures 58 inches by 13.5 inches by 4 inches and comes with a stylish aluminum tray that is capable of holding the bike in place while in transit. It fits bikes with up to 3-3/8 inches in diameter and tires up to 2.6 inches wide.
It fits the Thule rack systems or round bars however, the factory rack is not compatible with the Thule Ride-on Adapter. This is also sold separately hence users might be forced to spend some extra cash.
No matter your bike size, rim diameter and wheel width this range of roof racks will offer you the best and only the service that you can get from this class of roof racks. You not only get affordable, durable and easy to install roof racks, you also get the convenience of moving with your bike whenever you go.
So what are you waiting for? Add to cart now and begin experiencing a life of convenience and efficiency.