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Thule Force Alpine Roof Box

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    Thule Force Alpine Roof Box

    The new Thule Force Alpine roof box features an aerodynamic design with textured skin, a low profile and plenty room to haul your gear to the mountains and ocean. See details

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    The new Thule Force Alpine roof box features an aerodynamic design with textured skin, a low profile and plenty room to haul your gear to the mountains and ocean.

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    The new Thule Force Alpine roof box features an aerodynamic design with textured skin, a low profile and plenty room to haul your gear to the mountains and ocean.

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    The new Thule Force Alpine roof box features an aerodynamic design with textured skin, a low profile and plenty room to haul your gear to the mountains and ocean.

    • Low-profile design is ideal for carrying snowsports gear and fits easily in garages and parking structures with low ceilings
    • Aerodynamic shape and the diamond-textured skin on lid of roof box help to reduce drag
    • Tool-free QuickGrip™ mounting system comes pre-installed so you'll be on the road in seconds
    • QuickGrip system can be mounted on square and round crossbars and most factory racks (see Fit List); attaches with a single, 1-handed motion
    • Patented, dual-side openings let you access your gear from either side of the box
    • Locking system features an external lock-assist knob that is easy to use; built-in safety feature means the key can only be removed when the box is fully closed
    • User-friendly locking system includes an oversize key; a lock is located on each side of the box, and each lock comes with 2 keys
    • Thule Force Alpine roof box holds 5 - 6 pairs of skis or 2 - 3 snowboards

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    Thule Force Alpine Roof Box Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Travel
    Dual side
    340 liter
    20,736 cubic inches
    5 - 6 pairs
    2 - 3
    Yes
    Yes
    81 inches
    24.5 inches
    17 inches
    36 pounds
    Box opening
    Gear capacity (L)
    Gear capacity (cu. in.)
    Ski load capacity
    Snowboard load capacity
    Internal straps
    One-handed opening
    Length (in.)
    Width (in.)
    Height (in.)
    Weight

    Thule Force Alpine Roof Box

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    Thule Force Alpine Roof Box is rated 4.1429 out of 5 by 7.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thule Force Alpine Cargo Box PURCHASED AT THE SEATTLE STORE. ROBERT HELPED WITH MOUNTING IT TO OUR NEW SUBARU OUTBACK. PERFECT MATCH SIZE WISE. DROVE HOME TO MARYSVILLE. THE BOX IS DEAD QUIET. UNLIKE THE YAKIMA SKYBOX I PREVIOUSLY OWNED. THAT BOX, A 16 BOUNCED LIKE A BABY ON GRANDPAS LAP AND WAS VERY NOISY. THIS BOX DID NOT MOVE AT ALL AT FREEWAY SPEEDS. I THINK IT IS IMPORTANT TO MATCH THE BOX TO YOUR CAR. LARGER BOXES WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN A GOOD MATCH FOR THE OUTBACK.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Another solid Thule product. I use this box on an Subaru Outback to transport skis, golf clubs and anything else that fits up there. Lightweight, easy open/close/lock, easy on/off, simple to use clamshell claw attachment system, no leaks or squeaks, ...just a simple, well designed box!
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Frustrating Dual-Sided Hinge Design STAY AWAY FROM DUAL SIDE MODELS! First let me say that in general Thule makes great stuff but unfortunately the "feature" of opening on both sides is completely unnecessary and design tradeoffs resulted in an inferior and frustrating design. Go buy a single sided model with better hinge design. The hinges and key locks are the weakness. Getting it closed is sometimes like wrestling with an octopus and is best accomplished with two people. There are only three little points latching each side and the front and back ones have little interlock buttons which are difficult to engage because the whole cover warps and the spring mechanisms fight against each other. Since we use it for carrying skis, standing on the tires in the dark and cold fighting with the lid and trying to get the key to turn is infuriating. Once we accidentally managed to get both sides unlatched and had to remove it from the car and use both keys and wrestle the thing back together to get at least one side closed. On the positive side, the clamps fastening the box to the car's cross bars are robust and very user friendly. It also generates very little wind noise. I never invest the effort to write reviews but I hope this helps someone avoid spending big bucks on a box they will curse with each use.
    Date published: 2014-04-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Functions exactly as expected. We use the prodcut on camping trips from California to Montana. We usually also have a large kayak with us and a bike or 2 so this long, fairly think roof box fits the bill perfectly. the new design on the attachment brackets are easier than our last one. On our last trip it held 5 sleeping bags, 2 large air mattresses 3 life vests, 3 small backpacks and our fishing poles. I wish it was white instead of black so it wouldn't heat up so much on hot, sunny days.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great roof top box and easy to use I installed it on my Rav 4 with factory bars in under a minute. Opens from both sides minimal wind noise and no noticeable gas mileage drop. I drove from Anchorage to Fairbanks and it rained,sleeted, and snowed and the contents inside the box stayed dry!Great service from REI Anchorage as they helped me carry it out to my car!
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great cargo Box Great small cargo box. Can carry 5 pairs of skis and 2 small bags.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great box This is a perfect box for skis. It will fit skis up to about 195 or so. It is big enough to fit 6 pairs of adult skis and poles. Very simple to install. One person can do it. I was able to install it on my 99 outback so that the back liftgate opens all the way, but it doesn't stick out too much over the front window. The locking system works great. perfect ski box!
    Date published: 2014-03-21

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