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  1. Canoe, Kayak, box and skis on 2018 EX with factory rails

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Hi, I've been reading some old threads about the CRV's factory roof rack situation but haven't gotten any great answers so figured I'd ask: I have a 2018 EX and paid for factory installed rails (didn't get the crossbars yet). One of the reasons I bought the CRV was to carry 1-2 kayaks...
  2. Roof racks 2014 for canoe

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Proud owner of a 2014 with no roof rails. Honda dealership wants 850 to install rails and a rack. I would like to avoid this cost If possible. But am looking to purchase a good quality set. Are there any good quality roof racks available to use without the factory roof rails? Something that will...
  3. factory roof rack on 2012 + to carry a canoe??

    Biking, Camping, Hiking, & Kayaking
    I have a after-market Honda roof rack, and was wondering if anyone uses their factory rack to carry a canoe?? It looks like it might be a bit skinny?? Any info would be appreciated!!
  4. carrying a canoe with the OEM roof mount position

    Biking, Camping, Hiking, & Kayaking
    Hello, We are buying a new CRV and will be using it a lot for canoeing. I was wondering if anyone has had problems with the position of the factory mounts. I was going to get a kit that doesnt need the rails but for wear and tear reasons I would like to stick with the factory rails and the...
  5. will canoe fit on 1st gen oem rack?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    My 97 crv has a bare roof now, But I have a 14ft canoe I will need a rack for. I much prefer the look and price of an oem rack compared to thule/yakima. My mom says that the factory roof racks on some of her cars in the past have been too low to hold a canoe which has a slight curve to it, so...
  6. Transporting canoe on the roof

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Guys, could you please recommend cross bars to transport a large plastic canoe on the roof? My '06 does not have the side bars and I would like to be able to remove cross bars easily for the winter. I've seen both Honda and Thule bars on other '06s, is there any difference between those two...