As a pickup the owner and intending to transport one or more bicycles, you will be required to nurse them accordingly. They should be offered ample space and not getting tossed at the back of your truck and yet intend them to give you services. Bicycles should be handled with care; I know I do.
Personally, when I look for products to use, I normally have my preferences, and therefore I can’t go for any product just because it is on the market. For this reason, when looking for a bicycle rack to put or install on your vehicle in order to help in transportation of your bicycles, you need to know whether it will serve you the way you need since they can’t be all the same. Let us take time and discuss some of the available bicycle racks to fit on your truck.
Inno Vello Gripper Bike Rack for Truck
Are you that truck owner looking for a way to transport your bikes together without foregoing your cargo?
The Inno Vello Gripper type of bike rack is very economical on space. It installs on the side of the trailer of your truck without any holes or tools in involvement.
If you decide to go for mounts to attract tie-down straps, then you will get D-rings for each and every mount. If not, you will get two mounts with ratcheting holders. This will help you to have you will have these fitted at
all time in order to keep your bike secured at all time while there is still space for important cargo.
Thule 501 Insta-Gater rack
This is my personal favorite. It offers massive protection to your bikes on the truck that can avoid costs such as maintenance and damages. It sports rims with a diameter of about 20 to 29 inches and can fit bikes weighing 50 pounds. You can install a maximum of three tailgates having at least 51 inches of width. This applies when you want to transport more than one bike.
The important thing is that when I decide to go for this type, it will not be necessary for me to drill my truck bed but to place it on my truck bed ensuring the rubber tabs are placed between the tailgate and the truck bed then close the tailgate.
Swagman Adjustable rack
This type of Bike rack is known for its durability and its offering value for money. It is adjustable as the name suggests and can fit the width of your truck bed even when bought while big. The rubber installed on its ends is used to protect the body of your truck. It weighs about 12 pounds and can support about three times its weight in bicycles.
Do you have a pickup truck of around 58.4 inches? This is the perfect rack for your truck bed. It is loved for its stability on the trucks. You will need to use its straps to fasten it tight during its fitting to your car. This will not take that long to complete. It can only hold two bikes.
Top Line UG2500
I like this one because it just two minutes you will be done the fixing. It weighed about 4 pounds and designed to hold two bikes. It offers flexibility since the rail can be placed anywhere on your truck bed. More importantly, it does not need you to drill your truck for fitting