How-To Guide

How to Install a Roof Bike Rack

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Transport your bikes with ease by investing in a sturdy, roof-mounted bike rack. Designed to fit snugly on your crossbars, roof-mounted bike racks won’t increase your vehicle’s footprint and are designed simply so that you can mount and remove your bicycles in minutes.

Inspect and prepare all components
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Inspect and prepare all components

Identify that you have all of the pieces in your kit, then insert the skewer into the hole located on the front housing and secure the nut. This is where you will attach your front wheel frame later on.


Anchor the bike rack to your vehicle’s crossbars
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Anchor the bike rack to your vehicle’s crossbars

Position the roof rack onto the vehicle’s crossbars and attach the snit-skid plates so they are perpendicular to the crossbars. The front crossbar should sit in between the four front mounting screws of the bike rack. The rear crossbar should sit between the two rear sliding screws. Get all screws are in position before installing the knobs.


Position and secure the bike to the bike rack
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Position and secure the bike to the bike rack

Remove the front tire and mount the fork onto the skewer, taking care to tighten it into place and closing the lever for maximum sturdiness. Fit the rear wheel into the wheel holder, sliding the holder as needed to get the most secure fit, then tighten the wheel holder knob in place. Use the ratchet strap to secure the rear wheel, taking care not to over-tighten it.


Double-check all connections
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Double-check all connections

Before you drive, do a quick check for all knobs and straps. The bike rack should be firmly anchored to your vehicle, and the bike should be secured to the rack.