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  1. Custom towbar extension (gen1.5) for bike rack

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    This is my first attempt at making a towbar extension for my Thule bike rack. I am still planning my second idea to make the switch between towing and bike carry easier (apparently its illegal to tow with an extension). Im planning a quick release system where I don't have to remove the ball hitch.
  2. 2nd gen CRV: Doing the math on whether this dirt bike hitch set up will work

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I have a second generation, 2007 Honda CRV SE and I'm looking to haul 2 light weight dirtbikes. I have no prior experience with hitches/towing so I want to double check the following setup is plausible. I've purchased this Curt Class III receiver. I'm looking at purchasing a dirt bike...
  3. bike rack

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Will a Saris Bones 2 Bike Rack( or any other) fit the rear of my cr v ex.I do have a rear spoiler with reverse camera under it. if not does anyone have another rear two bike rack mounted on this cr v ? thanks rosco.
  4. 2nd generation bike rack

    Trading Post
    Selling a 2nd generation bike rack that ties into the rear spare wheel on the back asking $49,holds up to 3 bikes.
  5. Stablizer strap for bike rack

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I just had a curt class 3 hitch installed for bike rack and now I learn that I need a Stabilizer strap that will be attached from the bike rack to the top of the hatch. I want to know if this strap will bend the metal on the top of the hatch?
  6. Suggestions for bike rack?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    Does anyone have any recommendations for the best bike rack option on a 2015 CRV? I have a single hybrid bike that I'd like to take on a 400 mile (each way) trip. The only option offered by Honda appears to be a top of roof mount kit, which I am not crazy about. The other option would seem to...
  7. 3 bike carrier rack recommendation needed for 2012 Honda CR-V

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hi, Need to purchase a 3 bike carrier for my CRV. The model is EX-L 4WD 2012. It appears I do not have a hitch. Most of the models I see online are installed by connecting to a hitch. Do I have to purchase a hitch in addition to the bike rack? Is there a bike rack model out there that...
  8. Get comfortable bike riding with Yakima and CURT Bike Racks
    Sometimes the last thing you want to do after a bike ride is lift your bike any higher than you have to. Fitting it into a car or putting it on the roof is a challenge nobody likes to confront. And this is the moment when Bike Racks rush to the rescue! A proper bike rack will make going for a...
  9. Trunk mounted bike rack on CRV?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Was just wondering if anyone has successfully used a trunk-mounted rack on a CRV. I have a 2015 and I dont have a hitch nor do i have roof racks. I have seen photos of several trunk mounted racks attached to crv's and i understand they could interfere with the operation of the rear wiper. Was...
  10. Need a bike rack - Got tow bar and full size tyre on rear door

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hi All, Looking to get a Thule or Pendle tow bar mounted bike rack to transport up to 3 bikes. I've got a tow bar plus electric already installed but am wondering about clearance around the spare tyre. Does anyone have any advice or photos of what might work? Cheers
  11. 2003 CRV bike rack

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I have a Bell Hitchbiker rack that a friend gave me when he didn't need it anymore. It has about 8 1/4" of clearance between the vertical and the hole for the hitch pin. Is that going to be enough to clear my spare tire once I get a hitch installed? I plan to have it done at u-haul but if there...
  12. Looking for a side-swing tow hitch adapter from 2" receiver to 1.25 bike rack

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I am changing my bike hauling to a 2014 CR-V. I will probably install a 2" receiver hitch. Because the rear door goes up any bike rack will have to move out of the way. The tilt down racks pretty much require removal of the bikes before tilting. I have been looking at the side-swing or swing...
  13. Roof or Hitch Mount Bike Rack?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I've got a 2013 EXL 2WD and I'm trying to decide between roof mount vs hitch mount bike racks. I have factory installed side rails but as of yet, no crossbars and no hitch. I need to carry one bike now and eventually I'll be looking to add a second. I've searched through related posts on the...
  14. 97-01 Hood Bra FS and 2 Honda Bike Rails!!!!!

    Trading Post
    Hey guys SORRY but the bra has been sold :-( I have 2 OEM Honda bike rails, no need to remove the wheel, just place the bike and go. The rails are nice and can fit on Honda OEM racks or even other racks, round bars. The rails are 170$ each from Honda. CRV bra with fender attachment = SOLD 2...
  15. 3 in 1 Bike rack, cargo rack, bike trailer

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Just thought some of you would be interested to see my latest fabrication creation. built primarily out of aluminum for weight savings
  16. Roof Mount Bike Rack for 2012 CRV

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I have yet to pull the trigger on a bike rack for my 2012 CRV. Does anyone have experience with a roof mount bike rack it. As best I can tell there are four choices: Honda factory roof racks $155 plus shipping Thule 594XT $160 Yakima Raptor Aero $120 SportRack SR4611 $81 They all seem to have...
  17. Please help! Bike rack to fit 2011 factory roof rack crossbars

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hello all: New to this forum and this is my first post. I have been having a hard time finding a good bike rack that will fit onto my factory crossbars. Has anyone tried the Inno INA388 tirehold rack, it looks like a great design but there is not a lot of info or reviews available and very few...
  18. DIY bike rack gen1 | 3 bikes | CLEARS WINDOW | rear mount | 50$maxprice! :cool:

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Today I spent a good 5 hours making a bike rack for my CR-v. it was a long and grueling day but it was worth it. This bike rack was made from cut and welded steel: 1.25x1/8 sq tube, sheet steel at LEAST 3/16 in diameter, and square tube which fits inside the larger tube. tap kits and bolts are...
  19. What's the best bike carrier for an 04 crv ?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I want one that's secured to the car. Can't be a roof rack, I don't have a hitch and I'm not wild about the ones that hook to the rear door. Suggestions ?
  20. Thule 943 bike rack ?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hi all, I'm looking to start riding in the spring and I'll need a carrier. I'm looking @ a Thule 943 and a 963 spare me carrier . Question is does anyone know if the 943 would fit a 04 Crv. They are both spare tire mounts and I believe the 963 is the new of the 2 models. Found a 943 in good...