Roof Mount Bike Carriers

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Roof Rack Mounted Bike Carriers

Thule Proride bike carrier

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* FREIGHT $15
Prorack logo
Whispbar WB201 bike carrier WB201 Bars with T-channel and 32x22mm square bar Silver $299*
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Rhino Rack logo
Rhino Discovery bike carrier NEWRockyMounts Rhino Vortex, Rhino HD (+kit RBCA035) Black $299*
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Thule Freeride 532 bike carrier Freeride 532 Bars with T-channel and 32x22mm square bar Silver $170*
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Thule Proride 591 bike carrier NEWProride 598 Bars with T-channel Silver $275*
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Thule Sidearm 594XT bike carrier Sidearm 594XT Bars with T-channel and 32x22mm square bar Silver $299*
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Yakima Frontloader bike carrier Frontloader 02103 Most crossbar profiles Black $249*
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* Freight $15

FORK MOUNT carriers

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* FREIGHT $15
Prorack logo
WHispabr WB200 bike carrier WB200 Bars with T-channel and 32x22mm square bar Silver 124 $265*
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Thule BA561 Outride bike carrier Outride 561 Bars with T-channel and 32x22mm square bar Silver 133 $225*
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Thule wheel holder Wheel Carrier 593-1 Most aero crossbar profiles and 32x22mm square bar Silver na $83*
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Rhino RBC011 bike carrier RBC011-Skewer (long tray) Rhino/Rola Sports Silver 113cm $185*
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Rhino Mountain Trail bike carrier RBC035 Mountain Trail Most crossbar profiles Black 128 $199*
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Yakima Forklift bike carrier Forklift 02098 Most crossbar profiles Black 128 $179*
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* Freight $15

 

 

There are many bike carriers available for attaching bikes to your roof racks. At Shop1Auto we can provide any of the carriers available from Thule, Rhino, Prorack or ROLA however we have looked at all the offerings and the following selection are the units that we stock based on their individual merits, be that features, price, ease of use and the like.

The first choice you need to make is whether to go for a fork mounted bike carrier or a front wheel fitted bike carrier. The front wheel on bike carriers are very convenient as you do not need to remove the bikes front wheel and then working out where to carry the wheel itself. Yet while the fork mount bike carrier is less convenient it does keep the bikes lower on the car, reducing drag at the front and exposure to cross winds at the side. Our general advice is for regular local trips go wheel-on and for long freeway runs go for wheel off. That doesn't mean to say you can not use a wheel-on bike carrier on the freeway.

These are our favourite carriers:

Whispbar WB200 Bike Carrier

Whispbar WB200 bike carrier with cycle

Who said bike carriers couldn't be sexy. The WB200 shows what happens when you leave designers freedom to explore. The result is a carrier that is as cool as it is simple. It is the perfect addition to a set of Whispbar crossbars.

Get the full WB200 bike carrier details here


Whispbar WB201 Bike Carrier

whispbar WB201 bike carrier with cycle

The Whispbar WB201 does it all. Rpid docking system for quick attachment to your cross bars, pump buckle straps to hold the wheels, self centring grip to hold the down tube firmly but gently all locked up with a single lock.

Get the full WB201 bike carrier details here


Thule ProRide 591

Thule ProRide 591

The Thule ProRide 591 bike carrier is extremely popular. It fits to any cross bar with a T-channel in its top face as well as 'square' profile (32mmx22mm) cross bars. It key locks to both the bike and the roof racks and gives simple convenient clamping of the bike with all the controls at the height of the roof rack.

Get the full Proride 591 details here.


Thule OutRide 561

Bike carrier Thule OutRide 561

The OutRide bike carrier from Thule is designed to accommodate all types of bike with removable front wheels. This includes road and mountain bikes with disk brakes and bikes with a 20mm through axle. An adapter is also available for bikes with a 15mm through axle.

Get the full OutRide 561 details here


Thule FreeRide 532

Bike Rack Thule FreeRide Bike Carrier

Thule quality at a great price. The FreeRide is smart and functional for carrying a bike up to 17kg with the front wheel fitted.

Get the full FreeRide 532 details here


Thule Sidearm 594XT

Thule Sidearm bike carrier

Thule's big brother of roof mounted bike carriers. This is a tough unit designed for bikes up to 22.5kg. The bikes are securely held without the need to make contact with the frame.

Get the full Sidearm 594XT details here


Thule Tandem Carrier 558P

Thule Tandem bike carrier

Well I can't say I know many people with tandems, but they are out there and if that's you, well here's the transport solution.

Get the full Tandem 558P details here


Rhino Mountain Trail RBC035

Rhino Mountain trail bike carrier for cars

Rhino's newest bike rack offering with locking skewer and universal attachment straps to fit any aero cross bars.

Get the full Mountain Trail RBC035 details here


Rhino RBC011 and RBC012 Bike Carriers

Rhino RBC011 bike rack for cars

The RBC011 is the classic long tray skewer mount bike carrier. Simple but effective if you want a low cost carrier for Rhino Aero or ROLA sports crossbars. The cut down RBC012 version is even cheaper if you are able to position your cross bars to match the bikes wheel spacing.

Get the full Rhino Rack RBC001/RBC012 details here


Rhino RockyMounts Bike Carrier

RBC050

Mont Blanc Discovery bike carrier

Rhino Rack's sturdiest bike carrier is a very secure piece of equipment. No frame contact and suitable for the widest range of bikes.

Get the full Rhino Rack RockyMounts bike carrier details here