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we are buying our first bike rack so, we...

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we are buying our first bike rack so, we have a 2010 escape. will this fit? we have towing package.

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Measure your receiver hitch to make sure it's 2". Many are 1 1/4". Though you can pick up a reducer at a store to make this work if you really like this particular bike rack.

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It should work fine, just find out the specific size of your receiver hitch (2" or 1.25") and order the correct one...

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Escapes typically come with a 1 1/4". I would strongly recommend that you buy a rack with the correct size hitch because it will give you a more solid connection to your car than if you have to use an adapter.

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You can also get an extension to take your hitch from a 1 1/4" to a 2". I would suggest not doing this though. I tried it at first and you get a lot more movement from the rack while driving. I hit a speed bump and knocked my bikes into my bumber and scratched the paint. Shoot for a rack that is an exact match for your hitch.