Allen Sports 3-Bike Hitch Mount Rack with 1.25/2-Inch Receiver
Carry arm spacing accomodates a wide range of frame sizes and designs. Tie down cradle system individually secures and protects bikes. Carry arms fold out of the way when not in use. Rack tilts back for easy lift gate access. No wobble bolt eliminates movement of rack inside hitch. All retainers clips attached w/ lanyards. minor assembly required. Black power coat finish.
3-bike rack fits vehicles with either a 1.25 or 2-inch trailer hitch
16-inch long carry arms individually secure bicycles with Allen’s patented tie-down system
Folding carry arms quickly drop out of the way when rack is not in use
Rack sets up and installs in less than 5 minutes
Sturdy steel construction with black powder coat finish; Lifetime warranty
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Does the job, but doesn’t seem secure enough. Same issues. Hard to complain, as it is a very cheap and effective trailer hitch bike rack for under 100 bucks. I think the weak spot seems to be the “filler plates”. That is where I notice the most lateral movement, and since the top of the rack extends for about 2 feet, a half cm will translate into a couple of inches of movement at the top.I had minimal issues on the highway, since I was at a constant speed, but any bump or change in momentum causes the bike and the…
Overall a good value, a few flaws. Some pros and some cons, but overall, a very good value.When I hooked this up for the first time, I noticed how bouncy it was with three bikes on. I took them off to verify I wasn’t exceeding the weight limit, and I wasn’t. It flexes a lot at the bend near the hitch (where the bar is welded at a 45 degree angle). But I’ve been using it for several weeks now and I haven’t had an issue.The cons are very simple to fix, the manufacturer should really look into this: it needs…