The Rhino-Rack Mountain Trail is a high-quality fork mount style bike carrier. The design is extremely low profile for excellent aerodynamics and a clean appearace on the roof rack. The carrier attaches to a wide range of cross bar shapes using two flexible stainless steal bands to attach the front mounting an a wide ridged under bar bracket for the rear bar. Bikes are held by the fork tips in a strong quick release skewer while the rear wheel is supported on a stiff aluminum tray and held in place with an adjustable ratchet strap.
The full length, 6061 aluminum wheel tray carries road, mountain, and hybrid bikes of varying wheelbases and will attach to a wide range of cross bar spacing. The tray cut out will accommodate bicycle forks with disc brake calipers.
Designed to fit the widest range of load bars, the Tierod has rubber coated, stainless steel bands snug and cradle the crossbar. The head unit is durable, die-cast aluminum for a sturdy, dependable attachment to the load bars. The front fork quick release lever has convenient, one-sided adjustment with large knob, and rock solid closure.
The strong but pliable rear wheel strap adjusts to a wide range of wheel base lengths, it slides in its own tracks independent from the cross bar mounting hardware.
Included lock cylinder will lock the quick release lever in the closed position to act as a strong theft deterrent. Another lock cylinder to lock the head unit panel to prevent access to the fasteners which connect the head to the bar.