Monthly bike racks archive for September, 2012

Racor Standalone Bike Rack

Friday, September 28th, 2012

If you're ever in Hilton Head SC, make sure you take your choice of bike rack and bikes down there! The little island is full of bike paths and friendly roads so that you can enjoy riding around. Most restaurants, shops, hotels and public places all have bike racks ...

VW Passat Trunk Mount Bike Rack

Monday, September 24th, 2012

A family with a loaded trunk mount bike rack for the 1999 VW Jetta is heading up to the mountains for the day. I don't know about you, but what do you think about that low hanging wheel? Watch out for speed humps and signs that say "bump!"

Dodge Caravan Hitch Mount Bike Rack

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Taking a page out of neat bike rack setups, this is a Dodge Caravan (or Chrysler Voyager) I can't tell that you can tell the family means business. Taken on the same trip as the best bike rack for ford escape you can tell people that visit Hilton Head ...

Volvo Wagon Hitch Mount Bike Rack

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

This is the Volvo 240 wagon that the Volvo XC70 replaced. It has a hitch installed with a Yakima Double Down on it. While the double down is a good choice bike rack, I'd go with a larger capacity one if possible, for an extra $50 you can get ...

Best Rack Setup for Ford Escape

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

This has to be the best setup I've seen in a while, it is an older ford escape with a hitch mount bike rack, but it also has a roof rack with a cargo basket on. In this picture the bike rack is in the forward tilt position and ...

VW Golf Roof Mount Bike Rack

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

An alternative to the VW Golf Trunk mount bike rack is to mount your bikes on the roof. The roof rack option is more of a permanent solution as it is harder to install and remove, so you'll be more likely to leave it on. Both the trunk mount and ...

DIY Pallet Bike Rack

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Today we have something a little different from the usual bike racks featured on BikeRacked. It is a homemade bookshelf / bike rack combo. To create this type of bike rack is pretty simple. First step is to obtain the pallets. Good sources for these are craigslist, friends and home ...