What Are The Main Types of Car Racks?
Hitch Racks are an easy solution for families and group riders looking to transport up to four bikes at a time. Simply locate the trailer hitch at the back of your vehicle and slide the hitch rack into the receiver. They tend to be easier to load and unload than other varieties of car racks.
Convenience is the main benefit of Roof Racks over other other styles. Once secured, the bikes won’t impede your access to the rear of the vehicle, allowing you to easily access luggage and other gear after you’ve pulled over. Another benefit is you will have more visibility of the road behind you from your rear view mirror, however, be mindful when travelling in areas with low-hanging tree branches and, of course, car parks.
Tow Ball Racks
Easy storage and installation are the two biggest advantages to Tow Ball Racks. Most can be installed in a few easy steps and will easily fold down so they can be packed away neatly in the rear of your vehicle when not in use.
How To Install a Car Rack
It's best to talk to one of our bike experts at your local 99 Bikes shop because they will help you pick a car rack that's best for you.
Otherwise, our range of car racks can be installed in a few easy steps, which will of course depend on which type you purchase. They tend to be very straightforward, the most important consideration is load capacity. With tow ball racks, for example, check the maximum capacity of your vehicle can withstand before purchasing. Don’t stress - each make and model will come with a step-by-step instruction guide.