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Yakima FrontLoader Upright Bike Mount

    Yakima FrontLoader Upright Bike Mount

    The Yakima FrontLoader upright bike mount pays out big on security and usability. See details

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    Item # 798206

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    The Yakima FrontLoader upright bike mount pays out big on security and usability.

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    The Yakima FrontLoader upright bike mount pays out big on security and usability.

    • Strong, wide wheel tray holds tires from monster freeride bikes to the skinniest of road bikes—no adaptors necessary
    • Firmly grips any wheel size from 20 - 29 in. and 700c road wheels
    • No problem handling disc brakes, thru axles or funky suspensions
    • Single, easy-to-reach knob controls retention, adjustment and release
    • Sliding wheel tray adjusts easily to fit a wide range of bike lengths (except tandems and recumbents)
    • Doesn't touch any painted surfaces of your bike, so no worries of scratches
    • Fits directly to round, square and factory bars—no adapters required
    • Integrated cable lock for security (lock cores sold separately)

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    Yakima FrontLoader Upright Bike Mount Specs
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    18 pounds
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    Yakima FrontLoader Upright Bike Mount

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    Yakima FrontLoader Upright Bike Mount is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 15.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow...great...amazing! I bought two of these as we were taking a trip to Arcadia National Park, and that requires a 14 hour drive. I was worried at first, as I have always used the simple front fork mount racks on my Forester, but for my wife's Impreza she wanted racks that made it so she did't have to remove her front wheel(disc brakes). We had our two bikes up there for first test 725 miles...speeds exceeding...well lets just say pretty fast. Through a rain storm, high winds, it stayed solid and then 725 miles back. Her car has the oem aero bars which flex alittle with bikes up there when the wind gusts...but I am amazed. It installs in under a minute...the bike goes on in under 30 seconds and removes the same. Only one issue...and it has more about the users height...I am 5'5", so to put the bike up you have to lift it by the rear triangle and front fork to make it. If you are short and or your vehicle is tall, you might need a step stool.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to install I haven't had a chance to use very often, but it's exactly what I was looking for. Goes on and off easily, and lets me load up my bike w/o taking the wheel off (which I could do, but prefer not to). The only thing that seems a little odd is the locking cable. When not in use, it seems like it could easily come loose from the holder. Makes me nervous, and I think I would tape it down if transporting a bike w/o using it.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Front loader Bought this to hold my 29er. Works well for mt bikes. Easy to adjust between all tire sizes. Have used it on long highway speed trips and does allow the bike to wobble a bit but bike is secure. Works easy enough to put on and off my roof rack; does help a lot that I am tall and have better access to putting it on and off my accords roof, Only concern..... Prefer not to put my road bike in it because I feel it puts a concentrated pressure on the front tire and rim where as the mtb tire and wheel are larger and stronger can take more abuse.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as described. We have factory roof crossbars on our Volvo XC90 and Land Rover LR3. After researching options, we selected Yakima FrontLoaders. With two mountain bikes - standard 26" wheel and 29er hardtail - they both fit effortlessly into their ingenious system. The packaging says "get ready for an out-of-box experience - this should not be understated as there was zero assembly required, just follow the simple instructions and you're good to go! We opted for the locking cylinders too which were a breeze to install - did just that in the parking lot of the REI Asheville after a 1-minute demo from the ever-helpful REI staff. Now our bikes are safe and mobile for long-haul trips from the coast to the mountains and back.
    Date published: 2014-03-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from "easier than riding a bike" Just bought my second frontloader. I have never had any other brand to compare it to but can't imagine how any other bike mount could perform better.My car sits low so it is very easy even for my son to put bikes on.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Rack! Installed on an Impreza with factory rack. Install was easy. I opted for lock cores, too. Bike carrier locks to rack, and cable lock attaches to bike. Easy peasy! I've had one for ~2 years, and got a 2nd last year. Love 'em!
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from I do not trust this bike holder at all. + I purchased this when it first came out. Yakima was great with the recall. + Similar construction style to the Forklift. - The front is bulky. It cannot straddle a LowRider tower. - It does not work too well with the fairing, as the knob hits the fairing. - The lock doesn't retract fully to unlock and remove. I needed to remove the cover of the lock pin and on top of that, pry it aside to turn the knob - Rear hoop is too short. Don't crank too hard on the knob, as the front tire will lift up, making it even more unstable. - Cable lock needs to be longer for my MTB. I wrap the cable around the rear hoop, front tire & downtube to secure the bike.
    Date published: 2014-03-27
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice rack Great rack on my Camry, easy to install and holds my road bike and mountain bike
    Date published: 2014-03-26

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