I'm look to purchase a roof rack and bike carrier for my little hatch back. I've been to Roof Rack City and had a look at what's is available, but still really have no idea. I've got a carbon frame,…Continue
"This is the most important post here. Be very careful with roofracks, even a street with low branches you may normally park in can wipe out your bike!
Seen it happen and its a sad story!
I had ny bike and two others on mate roof racks, tripple track…"
"You can get racks that will attach the boot or rear hatch. They're quite simple to use, I use one on my hatch back, the actual carrier supports the bike under the crss bar and has thick rubber straps to keep it in place. The unit is held in…"
"We just bought our Thule wing bars (roof racks) and pro riders (bike carriers) a couple of weeks ago from Avanti Plus Salisbury. They were the only option for our car (2011 Kia Cerato). It was expensive, but the quality is very…"
"Miss V and I got the Rola roof racks and fork mount bike carriers from Roof Rack City to fit on a Hyundai Excel. Nice and sturdy and no dramas with it to date carrying carbon roadies and heavy mountain bikes :)
"A trick I've heard to combat this tragedy:( is when you load your bike onto the roof rack...if it is a mount that requires the front wheel to be out of the quick-releases, to place that front wheel on the passenger seat to remind you your…"
"I have a Yakima Front loader, which is a roof mounted unit, clamps on front and rear wheels, no need to dis-assemble anything and quite quick to load / unload. No frame mount at all, so quite safe for carbon frames.
The only real issue with…"
Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists and Prospect BUG. You might be interested in joining AC group Commuters and, if you cycle in the city, Adelaide BUG. I coordinate four AC groups with emphasis on improving cycling conditions: Adelaide BUG, Prospect BUG, Look For Cyclists and Vote For Cyclists. There is more info in the introduction on each group web page.