I'm looking for a hitch mounted bike rack, capable of holding at least 3 mountain bikes, and for that reason I'm leaning toward a 4 bike rack. I was looking at the Thule Apex XT 4 bike hitch, and the Yakima Ridgeback or FullTilt 4 bike racks. We have 2 medium frame mountain bikes, a Cannondale and a Specialized, along with a smaller kids bike, or a woman's Schwinn bike (bought at Target). I just want to be sure each of those racks would be able to hold at a minimum the 2 mountain bikes plus the kids Trek (I think it's a small frame size, so not necessarily a kids' bike).
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