10 Best Platform Bike Racks 2021

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MAXXHAUL 50027 Hitch Mount Platform Style 2-Bike Rack – ⭐ Best Overall Platform Bike Rack

50027 by MaxxHaul

  • Release date: 08/07/2018
  • Weight: 33.1 pounds
  • Warranty: 90 days
MAXXHAUL 50027 Hitch Mount Platform Style 2-Bike Rack
  • Includes two foam-padded hooks to secure and stabilize bikes to the rack without scratching bike's finish. Hooks and tire cradles adjust to fit most bikes frames with 20" to 26" wheel sizes
  • Vertical post can be quickly removed for compact storage
  • Bike tire cradles can be adjusted along horizontal bars using quick knobs for convenience and includes rubber straps for added stability.Material:Steel
  • Fits Class III and IV standard 2" hitch receivers. 80 lbs Maximum Capacity or up to 40 lbs per bike
  • Fit Type: Universal Fit
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  • Unique hook design adjustments using quick hitch pins assist in accommodating different size bike frame for safe and reliable transport.

Trimax Road-MAX Hitch Mount Tray

RMBR4 by Trimax

  • Release date: 07/02/2015
  • Color: Black & Red
  • Dimensions: 42 x 14.5 x 9 inches
  • Warranty: Manufacturer Warranty
Trimax Road-MAX Hitch Mount Tray
  • With The Road-Max Blade-Runner 4, The Arm Can Fold When Not In Use For Gate Access
  • It Has A Compact And Light Weight Design That Allows The User To Easily Store Product In The Car Trunk. Adjustable padded arm to support the bikes vertically
  • Strong, easy to use locking attachment system to fit any 2β€³ receiver
  • High resistance wheel straps with zamack buckles and soft pads fit all rims and tire sizes
  • Through Creativity, Productivity And Innovation - This Brand Continues To Develop The Finest Automotive Accessories

Swagman CHINOOK Hitch Mount Bike Rack

64683 by Swagman

  • Color: One Color
  • Weight: 5 pounds
  • Dimensions: 40 x 16 x 9 inches
Swagman CHINOOK Hitch Mount Bike Rack
  • EASY TO ASSEMBLE: The CHINOOK hitch mount bike rack's instructions are easy to follow. Once installed you can load and unload the rack to the vehicle in under 2 minutes
  • CONVENIENT: Bike rack tilts down to allow access to rear of vehicle effortlessly. Saves you time and energy for more biking :)
  • WORRY FREE SECURITY: Have peace of mind knowing that the adjustable locking ratchet hooks are securing the frame to the rack
  • VERSATILE: Easily transports up to 2 bikes and is compatible with a Class 2 or higher, 1-1/4" and 2" hitch receiver. Fits most frame sizes, shapes and style (fits 12" to 29" tire sizes). Maxium weight capacity of 45Ibs. per bike. Locking Hitch Pin included

Hollywood Racks Destination 4 Bike Hitch Rack

HR4000 by Hollywood Racks

  • Release date: 12/15/2018
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 42 pounds
  • Dimensions: 47 x 44 x 34 inches
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime on manufacturer defects
Hollywood Racks Destination 4 Bike Hitch Rack
  • Securely transport up to 4 bikes (max load 35lbs per bike) with this lightweight platform hitch carrier. Includes locking threaded hitch pin.
  • Each bicycle sits in a movable wheel tray and uses Ratchet straps to secure the wheels. The adjustable centre post has a sliding and rotating attachment cradle that is used to secure the bikes frame
  • Folds up flat against the car when not in use. Ideal for storage or when parking in a garage
  • Fits 2" hitch receivers only. Not to be used with a 1-1/4"-2" Hitch receiver Adapter. Not to be used on a trailer or towed vehicle.
  • With a max wheelbase of 48" And max tire width of 3", This lightweight rack accommodates most kids bicycles, ladies frames, Hybrids, road, and mountain bikes

Hollywood Racks HR1400 Sport Rider SE 4-Bike Platform Style Hitch – πŸ‘‘ Premium Pick

HR1400Z by Hollywood Racks

  • Release date: 05/11/2007
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 85 pounds
  • Dimensions: 27 x 36 x 10 inches
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime Warranty on manufacturer defects
Hollywood Racks HR1400 Sport Rider SE 4-Bike Platform Style Hitch
  • Please refer to product pictures for this item’s dimensions
  • Specifications: Weight – 85 lbs. | Weight limit – Max 50 lbs. per bike | Hitch size – 2” Only (Do not use a 1 ¼” – 2” hitch adapter) | Max bike wheelbase – 60” (72” long wheelbase kits available, not included) | Max tire width – 3”
  • Includes keyed alike locking hitch pin with 8' security cable to prevent rack sway, and locking frame hooks to deter theft
  • Features patented "No Wobble-No Tools" hitch tightening system | Easily fold the rack flat against the car when not in use, or tilt it down for easy cargo door access
  • Not to be used on any trailer, fifth wheel or towed vehicle – Any trailer or trailered vehicle has a slight side to side motion that's very low frequency (1 to 1-1/2 times per second) that fatigues the steel from which the racks are manufactured

Bell Rightup 250 2-Bike Platform Hitch Rack – πŸ’² Best Budget Platform Bike Rack

7076327 by Bell

  • Weight: 39.69 pounds
  • Dimensions: 31 x 14.3 x 10.6 inches
Bell Rightup 250 2-Bike Platform Hitch Rack
  • Easily adjusts to carry 2 bikes from 20" to 29" with tires up to 4" wide
  • Fits 11/4" and 2" receivers
  • Padded hooks and straps stabilize bikes
  • Folds up when not in use
  • Maximum 35 lbs per bike (70 lbs total)

Venzo 4 Bike Bicycle Platform Style Carrier

VZ-F13-012-4 by Venzo

  • Color: 4 bike; 2" Hitch
  • Weight: 77.16 pounds
  • Dimensions: 36.6 x 12.6 x 14.6 inches
Venzo 4 Bike Bicycle Platform Style Carrier
  • EXTRA HEAVY DUTY: Safety is the 1st priority. The rack passed the most strict tests which include driving, pulling, vibration and swinging tests. TUV Test Standard PASSED: With 1.5 times of max load weight, no bending or cracks after testing. ( NOT for RV )
  • PLATFORM CARRIER: Much Easier to put your bicycles on than clamp holder, and compatible with all kind of bicycles. The bike is securely sitting in the tire holders, so no heavy load on the top tube compared with other carriers. No more swinging handlebar and spinning wheels which may cause scratches on car or bike.
  • ADJUSTABLE FOAM PROTECTOR: There's an adjustable foam protector to prevent scratching or hitting of bicycles.
  • FOLDABLE: The arms could be folded for you to access the car rear boot or easy storage when not in use. 4 BIKE RACK , 2" HITCH Weight: 35.5Kg = 78.26lbs, Max Load: 20kg or 45lbs per bike.
  • Lifetime warranty: We are so confident with our product quality, so we can offer lifetime warranty. If you are not happy with the products, replacement or refund could be given. Peace of mind: Our product liability insurance covers up to 2 million for each claim.

Allen Sports Easy Load Deluxe 2-Bike Hitch Rack

XR200 by Allen Sports

  • Release date: 02/01/2017
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 30 pounds
  • Warranty: If an Allen Rack fails to function properly due to a defect in workmanship or material over the lifetime of the original purchaser, simply return the product with your original receipt, and Allen will repair or replace the rack free of charge. This warran
Allen Sports Easy Load Deluxe 2-Bike Hitch Rack
  • Sport Type: Cycling

Kuat Sherpa 2.0

SH22G by Kuat

  • Color: Gray Metallic/Orange Anodize
  • Weight: 32 pounds
  • Dimensions: 45 x 15 x 11 inches
Kuat Sherpa 2.0
  • 2 Bike capacity up to 40 lbs. each
  • No-tool install with hand tight hitch cam system
  • Semi integrated bike lock
  • Rear tire cradle features co-molded strap to protect wheels

KAC Overdrive Sports K4 2” Hitch Mounted Rack 4-Bike Platform

KR-BRQDBK by KAC

  • Color: Black
  • Warranty: At KAC Overdrive, we stand by the quality and design of our Bike Rack products. Our Limited Lifetime Warranty covers a wide variety of mishaps and performance guarantees.
KAC Overdrive Sports K4 2” Hitch Mounted Rack 4-Bike Platform
  • Keeps your bikes sturdy and safe with a patented Anti-Wobble System
  • Quick Release Tilt Design makes it easy to access rear cargo and fold up the bike rack when not in use
  • Supports 4 bikes up to 60 lbs each using durable powder coated steel tubing and keeps them secure with padded clamps and locking knob and hitch pin; Rear reflector adds enhanced visibility
  • Easy to install and adjust; Most parts come pre-assembled; Heavy duty 5” wide wheel holders are adjustable to fit most e-bikes, fat tire, road and mountain bikes, and more; Low Y-frame bikes may require support of an KAC Overdrive Bike Frame Adapter; For 2” hitches only (not recommended to use a 1 ¼” - 2” hitch adapter)
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty covers a wide variety of mishaps and performance guarantees; RV or 5th wheel use is prohibited

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