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Thule Big Mouth Upright Bike Mount

    Thule Big Mouth Upright Bike Mount

    The Thule Big Mouth upright bike mount has a slim, lightweight design that is easy on your wallet. See details

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    The Thule Big Mouth upright bike mount has a slim, lightweight design that is easy on your wallet.

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    The Thule Big Mouth upright bike mount has a slim, lightweight design that is easy on your wallet.

    • This easy-to-use mount holds bikes with oversized downtubes securely in an upright position, with no need for wheel removal
    • Rack/roof-level bike clamping feature--no more reaching way over your head or balancing on other gear just to secure your bike
    • Worry-free automatic self-adjusting jaws provide perfect bike clamping every time
    • Arm with rubber-coated jaws to protect bike paint grasps and holds bike, fits bike frames up to 3 3/8 in. in diameter and up to 2.6 in. wide
    • Dual locking design locks bike to carrier and carrier to rack with optional locks (sold separately)
    • Black anodized aluminum wheel tray is built to last and fits mountain bike or road bike tires of any size
    • Fits square and round load bars, sold separately

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    Thule Big Mouth Upright Bike Mount Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Cycling
    1
    9.3 pounds
    Number of bikes
    Weight

    Thule Big Mouth Upright Bike Mount

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    Thule Big Mouth Upright Bike Mountis rated3.5out of5by2.
    Rated4out of5byfromGood for road and mountain bikesThis is my 3rd Big Mouth. It is easy to put on the car and easy to load the bike. I would highly recommend getting a lock for it so the mouth doesn't come open. With the lock engaged I have never had problems with a bike coming loose whether on dirt roads or highways. I like putting my bikes on the roof to keep the dirt off the gears and wheels. I use it on an Expedition and Rav 4.
    Date published: 2013-12-05
    Rated3out of5byfromNeeds the right accessories....To buy the full rack system and one of these bike carriers is about $500 - $600 or so. What Thule seems unable to mention are a few glaring issues: -it seems very easy to steal a bike from this unit. They offer a lock option that attaches to the 'big mouth' portion of the unit, but as other have said, it seems really easy for a thief to just take the wheels off first and then they've got your bike. Also, it really doesn't look too hard to just unscrew most of the unit from the crossbars, and then take the whole thing away and worry about separating your bike from the big mouth later.... -if you buy Thule Aeroblades, you'll need the Thule XADAPT2 kit to connect the Big Mouth to it. Nowhere in the instructions, on the box, or on their website is this mentioned. I found this out from a third party website which had information on this. Worse still, the instructions for the XADAPT2 seems to think users only have VW cars or a truck bed rack. Not once is the word 'Aeroblade' mentioned. Also, the instructions are also poor because they don't show how to install half of the Big Mouth to the cross bars. Does Thule try to build these things themselves? The REI staff spent almost 30 minutes trying to figure this out on Thule's site before someone who had previous knowledge of this helped out....
    Date published: 2012-09-28

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