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You don't want to have to choose between having a spare and having your bike. Be prepared and equipped with both with the Thule Spare Me 2 Spare Tire Carrier. It attaches easily to regular or oversized tires and includes locks to secure your bike to the rack and the rack to your vehicle for maximum protection. Stay-Put cradles provide-anti-sway stability, and arms fold down for streamlined driving when not in use.
- Spare-tire mount fits both regular or oversize tires; not for use with tire covers
- Carries two bikes
- Integrated locking cable and knob secures bike to carrier and carrier to vehicle for compete protection
- Anti-sway Stay-Put cradles stabilize and prevent bike-to-bike contact
- Arms fold down when not in use for tidy convenience and easier driving
- Thule Part #963PRO
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Works great, but pain to install
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
The spare tire bike carrier was purchased to allow me to open my tailgate while still keeping bikes on the rack, and, while it serves that purpose, it was incredibly difficult to install. The directions were not clear, and the equipment that was specified for my jeep was actually the wrong size, so I had to adjust the install instructions. Besides taking over two hours to install, the finished product works well, and is nice to attach the tram hitch ski carrier to carry skis in the winter.
No matter how loose I have the knobs, it's...
No matter how loose I have the knobs, it's difficult to lower and raise the arms? Any suggestions? It feels like it will break....
Bare bones rack, but gets the job done.
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
I have used this rack a couple of times for 2 mountain bikes each excursion and feel it is dependable. I wish it had a means of keeping the bikes from banging and rubbing against one another, but I found that tying the bikes together with an old rag (lab coat :P) at the right points worked out alright. Other than that one complaint, rack is very capable of getting the job done at a reasonable price.
Thule Spare Me 2 Fit Guide
Here is the fit guide for the Thule Spare Me 2 Spare Tire Carrier. This will show the make/model/year of the vehicles that this spare tire rack will fit on to.