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Saris Bones Hitch Mount (3-Bike)

Saris

Bones Hitch Mount (3-Bike)

$272.99
Availability: In Warehouse
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4.0 stars
 (21 Reviews)
 

Saris Bones Hitch Mount (3-Bike)

If you’re looking for a car rack that will haul your favorite 2-wheeled possessions with swagger and security, the Bones Hitch 3-bike has you covered. With arching lines and robust, American-made materials this hitch rack can be summarized in two words: beautiful simplicity. Weighing in at only 16 pounds, this 3-bike hitch rack is a full 25% lighter than similar racks—et just as strong. With integrated anti-sways and hold downs, the Bones Hitch is a fully functional piece of art.

- Carries 3 bikes (35 pounds/bike).
- Preassembled.
- Injection-molded arms are strongest in the market.
- Arms fold up and down with ease for quick storage and easy loading.
- Welded steel mainframe.
- Rack tilts down with pull of handle for easy access to rear of vehicle.
- Coated hold-downs and anti-sway straps provide soft-touch protection to secure and stabilize the bikes.
- Fits 1-¼-inch or 2-inch hitches.
- Hitch lock sold separately (Model 3022).
- Lightweight, steel construction weighs only 16 pounds.
- Made in Madison, WI.

 

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4.0 stars

(based on 21 reviews)

66%

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Pros

  • Easy to install  (18)
  • Lightweight  (16)
  • Durable  (12)
  • Easy to use  (12)
  • Stable  (9)

Cons

  • Unstable  (6)
  • Hard to install  (3)
  • Limited range for positioning 
  • Minimal adjustment angles 
  • Poor quality 

Best Uses

  • Road bikes  (8)
  • Large cars  (6)
  • Mountain bikes  (5)
  • Small cars  (2)
  • Not my bikes 

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5.0

As demonstarted today, I am a repeat and loyal customer.

By Joe the Laminator

from West Hartford, Connecticut

About Me Casual/Recreational Rider

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Stable
  • Lightweight
  • Durable
  • Easy to Install

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments:

      I can safely mount several bikes in half a minute.

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      2.0

      I would not recommend this product.

      By Thunder

      from Pennsylvania

      About Me Casual/Recreational Rider

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Easy to Install

      Cons

      • Unstable

      Best Uses

        Comments:

        I purchased this bike rack, along with a new mountain bike, at my local bike shop. I needed a 3 bike rack system to transport 3 mountain bikes between our home and cabin. There is absolutely no way this 3 bike rack will hold 3 bikes. I was so disappointed in this product and was very disappointed our local bike shop even offers this to sell to the community, especially when they are selling high end bikes. Their service in selling me the correct bike to fit my needs was unbelievable, they truly went above and beyond, not so much with this bike rack. The rack seems well made but the 2 inch adapter doesn't fit a 2 inch hitch very well and it certainly doesn't hold 3 mountain bikes. It will be going back to the shop and hopefully we can grow together and they can offer the community a better product.

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        5.0

        Bones Hitch 3 Rack

        By Saris Lover

        from Madison Wi

        About Me Commuter

        Pros

        • Stable
        • Easy to Use
        • Durable
        • Easy to Install
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Bikes
          • Mountain Bikes
          • Large Cars

          Comments:

          Great product! Finally nice to have a rack that is easy to use and secure! Company is locally based so added bonus!!!

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          5.0

          Yes

          By Mpet

          from RVC 11570 NY

          About Me Avid Cyclist

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Easy to Install
          • Stable
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments:

              I am very secure driving long distances whileusing this rack

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              5.0

              Great deal on a good rack!

              By Jen the triathlete

              from Boston, MA

              About Me Fitness Enthusiast

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight
              • Easy to Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments:

                  Haven't used this much yet but was easy to install and worked well on a 100 mile drive. Added lock helped me keep bikes on car overnight while traveling and at work!

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                  5.0

                  Awesome simple product to use.

                  By Dave

                  from Charlottesville, VA

                  About Me

                  Comments:

                  Awesome Product.

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                  • No

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Not bad for a car rack with not hitch

                  By j_me

                  from Albuquerque, NM

                  About Me Casual/Recreational Rider

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Install
                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                  • Scratches Car

                  Best Uses

                  • Mountain Bikes
                  • Large Cars

                  Comments:

                  I can not get 3 bikes with the proximity of the fasteners. I believe that if I were able to carry my 2 bikes closer to the car it would increase the stability

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Mostly easy to use, simple carrier

                  By HicksBee

                  from Bloomington, IN

                  About Me Casual/Recreational Rider

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Easy to Install
                  • Durable

                  Cons

                  • Hard to Install or Use

                  Best Uses

                  • Road Bikes
                  • Mountain Bikes
                  • Large Cars

                  Comments:

                  My only complaint is that the straps are really stiff and can be difficult to use. The teeth on the straps dig into my hand when I try to pull them tight. Would nice if they had a pull ring on the end of the strap.

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                  4.0

                  Worked great.

                  By ron from 5 o's

                  from WI

                  About Me Casual/Recreational Rider

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Stable
                  • Durable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Bikes
                    • Small Cars
                    • Mountain Bikes

                    Comments:

                    Worked well for a Florida trip when we took 1 bike down and loaded 2 more bikes locally when there. Had a flat tire on the car on the way down and much to my delight the rack and 1 bike lifted with the trunk lid without detaching, although this is not a recommended sales point. Held on firmly without wiggle at highway speeds with firm cross winds.

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                    4.0

                    Not stable

                    By Kk

                    from Ny

                    About Me

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Install

                    Cons

                    • Unstable

                    Best Uses

                      Comments:

                      Was not stable. It moves during driving. Other than that it is good

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