Allen Sports Tension Bar Bicycle Cross-Bar Adaptor
The Allen® bicycle adaptor bar quickly snaps in place on most bicycles to add a top-tube so that the bicycle can be carried on a bike rack.Made by Allen Bike Racks, this adaptor bar adds a top tube to your bicycle frame so that it can be installed properly on a bicycle carrier. It’s designed to be used with hard-to-mount bike frames, such as full-suspension bikes, women’s bikes, or other non-conventional designs. The bar features an internal spring that maintains constant tension to keep your bike secure. The product is designed to fit bikes that have a distance of 16 inches to 27 inches between the seat post and the stem, and installation is easy. Plastic-coated hooks are there to protect the finish of your bike.
All of Allen’s products are backed by a no-nonsense lifetime guarantee. If an Allen Rack fails to function properly due to a defect in workmanship or material over the lifetime of the original purchaser, simply return the product with your original receipt, and Allen will repair or replace the rack free of charge. This warranty does not cover damage or wear which occurs as a result of day-to-day use or general wear and tear.
About Allen Sports USA
Allen’s goal is to design and manufacture the finest bicycle carrying, parking, and storage racks available. Ever since Dick Allen started making rear-mounted bicycle carriers in his garage in Lincoln, Massachusetts, in 1967, the company has been committed to producing the highest-quality, easiest-to-use racks on the market.
- Model 900B
- Creates a top tube for non-conventional frames
- Internal spring keeps your bikes secure.
- Plastic coated hooks protect bicycle’s finish.
- Lifetime on workmanship and materials
Excellent Product With Some Minor Issues I have tried a few different bike top bar adapters:Yakima- solid, strong, well-built…but no internal bungee, locking arms swing upward, which is not the most convenient, and has an exposed nut that can catch on bike rack straps.Swagman- Locking arms swing out (not up), which is more convenient when attaching to your bike, and overall, it will do the job…but it has a very thin internal bungee that offers very little resistance, so I question its effectiveness.Saris- This…
Great for the Price. Need a small cheap mod. I bought this for a girl’s bike to fit on my rack.Works great. The only problem is what other’s say. The pin you insert will scratch the frame of your bike. I had been just using tape to protect the bike. I was thinking of idea of using a plastic tube to cover it, but then it wouldn’t allow the pin to slide through the frame of the adapter. So I decided to use wire heat shrink wrap. I used 3/8 in and worked perfectly. I was worried it might rub though and get back down to…
Prevent scratches, no heat gun required