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ThuleHelium Platform 2 Bike Hitch Rack

ThuleHelium Platform 2 Bike Hitch Rack

$799.95
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2 out of 5 stars
6 Reviews

Why We Like The Helium Platform 2 Bike Hitch Rack

As paint jobs on bikes continue to break barriers in appeal and individual customization, protecting your bike's image — as well as its carbon — is understandably a top priority. Thule charges into the frameless contact market with their Helium Platform 2, which clamps directly at the tires, thus avoiding any contact with your frame — or friend's frame in this two-bike edition. Loading the bikes is a time-saving wonder as you'll unfold the wheel loops, set the bikes in the trays, and ratchet down the loops to secure the wheels in place. Stashing last-minute cargo in the hatch is now less complicated, as the Helium tilts via the HitchSwitch to clear the vehicle's hatch even when the bikes are loaded. And finally, lock the bikes for added security during transport en route to the trailhead with the integrated cable lock (included).


Thule's Helium line strives to reduce weight and maintain strength, and the Helium Platform 2's 43.2lbs saves nearly nine pounds compared to the popular T2 Pro XT 2 bike rack. Still, the Helium Platform 2 holds a total of 75lb (37.5lb per tray) to accommodate a healthy range of bicycle types. And fitting wheel sizes from 26-29in and tires up to three inches wide, you're ready to roll on and off the trails.


Details

  • Lightweight hitch rack carries two bikes without frame contact
  • Ratchet straps quickly secure bikes of various sizes
  • HitchSwitch lever tilts the rack down even with bikes in it
  • Aluminum construction is easy to install and remove
  • SnugTite stinger is easy to install without tools and includes a lock
  • Item #THU008T

Tech Specs

Bike Capacity
2
Compatibility
[receivers] 1.25in, 2in, [tires] up to 3in, [wheels] 26-29in
Locks Included
integrated cable lock
Part Number
904010
Claimed Weight
43.2lb
Manufacturer Warranty
limited lifetime

Overall Rating

2 based on 6 ratings

Review Summary

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