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Swing it around.
Kuat bike racks have been among our favorites for years. They are easy to load up, sturdy, and secure, all of which are ideal characteristics. The one drawback, though, was the maneuverability. When it came to truck beds or hatchbacks, you can pivot them downward, but that only goes so far when you're hoping for a post-ride tailgate. With the Kuat Pivot Swing Away Extension, your tailgating problems are solved. This handy arm attaches with any 2-inch rack to securely hold your rack with up to 4 bikes. It also swings those bikes out of the way if you need access to gear in the back of your truck, or need to grab an amber ale to toss to your buddy while you enjoy your post-ride brews.
The Kuat Pivot Swing Away Extension is welded to be tough, holding up to 250lb when loaded, and it attaches to your 2-inch hitch receiver while accepting a 2-inch hitch in the back. It swings a full 90-degrees, allowing you to fully open your hatchback or drop down your tailgate for access to gear. A locking anti-rattle hitch pin ensures that the rack stays secure and doesn't give your bike too much of a shake on the ride to the trailhead. The added distance from the Pivot Swing Away Extension system offers a touch of extra room, an added bonus that enables those with rear-mounted spare tires to fit Kuat racks with fewer issues.
- Swing your bikes out of the way for tailgate access
- Opens a full 90-degrees to preserve access
- Sturdy welded steel holds up to 250lb
- Can carry a loaded bike rack with 4 bikes
- Compatible with all 2-inch racks
- Locking anti-rattle hitch pin stays quiet on the road
- Item #KUA000V
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The answer to your prayers
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
If you have a truck, suv or van ( I have a van) this is the device you've been waiting for. It lets your bike rack swing away so you can access your rear hatch/back doors/tailgate without taking off the bikes or the rack. Genius. Thanks Kuat !!!