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  1. Which bike mount on the roof?

    I just bought and installed a Yakima rack system for my 08 CR-V. I also installed a Yakima King Cobra bike carrier on it, but have a problem. The track for the rear bike wheel goes so far back that the tailgate cannot open all the way. Has anyone had this problem? Do any of the other models...
  2. Swing-out hitch-mounted bike racks

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    We are looking to install a 4-bike hitch-mounted rack on our 2008 CR-V. Based on recommendations here, looks like we will be ordering the Curt 13555 Class III 2" hitch & installing that ourselves. Maintaining easy access to the cargo area even when the bikes are loaded is a feature that we are...
  3. My homemade bike mount

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    I didn't know where to post this one, either here or in the racks part of the forum, but since its a DIY, I figured it would go here. After that has been said, I got creative the other day and decided to figure out how I could transport my bikes inside of my V. This is what I came up with...
  4. What's Needed for Bike Rack

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hi all, I attempted to find the answer to this question prior to posting but was unsuccessful. Here's my question...I have an 08 CRV and would like to get a hitch mounted bike rack. What do I need? I looked at Honda accessories but cannot tell if I need to buy the entire trailer hitch or...
  5. Bike rack for factory bars on 2009?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Help! I just purchased an 09 CRV and had them install factory cross bars. Bought a new Yakima Forklift bike tray for the roof and realized with the bike tray installed I could not open the rear hatch. Any suggestions? Has anyone run into this? Are there other bike rack options for...
  6. Help needed to decide weather to install class III hitch and bike rack

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I need your help to decide wether I'll go ahead and install Curt class III receiver hitch and a bike rack for 4 bikes. My concern is that the frame(where the hitch will be attached) could get damage/dent if I exceed the allowed tongue weight.
  7. Best type of hitch Bike rack

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I have a 2008 crv and am worried about rear door clearence for my bike rack. I intend to keep the bike rack on so would perfer a folding type which would allow ease of parking in garage or on street. The problem is I would like to access my trunk without removing the rack from the hitch. Ease...
  8. Does folded t2 bike rack clear spare tire on 04-06 crv

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Wondering if when folded up the T2 sportworks or now thule rack will clear the spare tire mounted on the back tailgate of an 06 style crv.
  9. 04-06 Rear Door swing clearance for bike rack?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Am looking for the clearance measurement from the center of the hitch mount to the bottom edge of the side hinge door on the 04-06 model. We were going to get a 09 but have decided there is more room and a bigger accesss tailgate on the later design to get our 4 bikes in the back . We will also...
  10. Hitch and Bike Rack ever scrape ground?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    We just bought a 2008 CR-V LX and, after reading some of the posts in this forum (which we just joined - it's helpful, and thanks!) are inclined to go with a hitch and hitch rack to carry our bikes. We expect to keep it on nearly all the time, since we often use bike and car for commuting to...
  11. Towbar Bike rack for Honda CR-V 2005

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I have a Honda CR-V 2005 It comes with a Detachable Towbar from Bosal - its what the local Honda Garage have installed. See picture below:- From the hitch (which is flush with the number plate) the distance to the centre of the towar is 24cm (22cm from the bumper) and just about passes the...
  12. '04 CR-V hitch and bike rack basics?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    i'm looking to put a standard 2" trailer hitch on my FWD 04 CR-V and of course have a few questions. its for a 4 bike bike rack - the kind that fold down or swing away to allow the hatch/rear door to open. 1) what's the best brand anyone's had experience with Uhaul? Drawtite? Curt? i've been...
  13. Spare tire bike rack?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I wanted to mount a spare tire bike carrier on my 03 V. I bought one bike rack, a Thule design, but did not like the way it hung on top of the rear window wiper preventing its use and possibly damgeing the wuper arm. Anyone know if a good carrier that actually fits without effecting the rear...
  14. Looking for bike rack suggestion and help with accessories

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hi Everyone, I'm new to this forum and have been reading through some of the other threads. I have never purchased a bike rack before and am unfamiliar with all the accessories. I have a 2006 CRV and would like to get a roof rack to hold 2 mountain bikes. I have a few questions... 1. I saw a...
  15. Hitch Bike Rack for 2005

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hi, I'm looking for a bike rack to carry 3 or 4 bikes on the hitch of my 2005. The hitch is a Class I, 1 1/4" Hidden Hitch. I just spend a couple of hours trying every Thule and Yakima hitch rack that the dealer had in stock (he had a lot), and kept coming up short -- couldn't align the...
  16. best bike rack for rear of 2000 CRV

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    I bought a used 2000 CRV and need to find the best rear bike rack carrier for 3 bikes.
  17. Honda CR-V rooftop bike carrier

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Does anyone have this product? I'm thinking about buying it from HandA, but there are a lot of different rooftop carriers. The Thule bigmouth carrier looks a lot like the Honda carrier...does Thule make Honda's bike rack? thanks, DG
  18. Bike Rack - Which is better

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I need to carry 4 bikes 2 X Adult 2 X kids What are the best - price options Using the Factory roof rack??? what company does this Tow hitch - currently not installed I kind of figure the Tow Hitch will be the best. But would like to get some good answers and or reviews and comments...
  19. Honda Bike Attachment

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hi Everyone New member here. Just got a 08 CRV EX Taffeta White, will post pics as soon as I take some. Live in Mexico, my CRV was assembled in Mexico in Jalisco, traded a Liberty for the CRV so I am EXTREMELY happy with the change. I was wondering if anyone has the Honda OE bike attachment...
  20. Hitch Bike rack for an 06 CR-V

    Hello all! Well I recently purchased a 2006 CR-V and absolutely love it. I would like to get a hitch style bike rack. I am thinking about the Yakima Hookup type of rack but not sure if I will be able to put 2 bikes on there with the spare tire also there. Do you know anything about this? I...