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Softride Element 4-Bike Hitch Rack

    Softride Element 4-Bike Hitch Rack

    The Softride Element 4-bike hitch rack offers a streamlined design, low load height, and easy bike attachment. You'll be able to quickly load your bike and hit the trailhead with this rack.

    • $230.00

    Item # 854829

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    • Integrated pull-pin release mechanism lets you tilt the mast forward to access the rear of your vehicle; mast can be tilted with bikes attached
    • Soft, rubberized cradles support bikes; includes 8 rubber straps to secure bikes to rack
    • Mast arms feature built-in reflectors; arms adjust from 7 in. to 9 in. in width to accommodate different frame sizes; arms fold down, and can also be detached when not in use
    • Quietride anti-rattle hitch bolt reduces vibration noise
    • The Softride Element 4-bike hitch rack fits both 1.25 and 2 in. hitches
    • Holds 4 bikes weighing 30 lbs. each
    • Not intended for tandem or recumbent bikes; carrying bikes with step-through frames requires the purchase of an adapter (sold separately)


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    Softride Element 4-Bike Hitch Rack Specs
    Best use
    1.25 and 2
    35 pounds
    Number of bikes
    Hitch receiver (in.)
    Rear liftgate access

    Softride Element 4-Bike Hitch Rack

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    Rated 4.0/5 based on 1 reviews
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat Rack We've used this rack on several camp trips-one to Yosemite and one to Ft. Bragg-both 4.5 hours away. It fits all 4 of our bikes with no problem-1 men's Giant mb, 1 women's Specialized Safire with a Swagman Bar Adapter Deluxe, 1 12 inch Specialized Hotrock, and 1 Strider bike. The rack is bolted onto the Armada without a lock, and we lock our bikes together with a cable lock to the rack. I love that you can move the rack, with bikes loaded, out of the way to access the trunk.
    Date published: 2013-07-21

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