Ballards Bike Rack / Carrier
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Ballards Bike Rack
Designed to fit Hayman Reese style receivers with 150kg tow ball capacity and at just 25kg is light enough for easy quick on and off mounting and carrying of your Dirt Bike (160kg load rating). It includes a secure dual footpeg shackle mounting system ( very secure and no need to buy tie downs ) Combined With the 'steady support' bar for added transporting and lockable theft security, Plus the kit includes a clip in ramp bracket and two wheel straps.
The multi-adjustable 'loop over' design significantly helps secure your bike to the rack for much more peace of mind while traveling or once locked it helps you sleep with peace of mind while you stay the night in a hotel room etc. We have tested the 'Steady Support' over many Km's and trips with just the wheel straps and support only and had great results. We're not suggesting you do this (no footpeg shackles) but only want you to understand it's true support and function
Designed to suit a 50mm "Hayman Reese Style" hitch receiver.
However, it should be noted that 'so called' "50mm Receivers" do not have a true 50mm measurement. Most are more like 52mm.
To ensure correct fitment though to your towbar, please ensure that your hitch receiver will be able to accommodate the following dimensions.
- 50.9 mm x 50.9 mm square tubing
- 69 mm diagonal measurement
Depending on the brand of hitch receiver, we recommend that you check the diagonal measurement to ensure the shoulders (there are just a couple of brands out there that are quite round in the corners) will allow the rack to fit correctly.
- Width: 194cm
- Hitch Pin to Rack (Clearance from Towbar to rack): Three adjustable positions - 28cm & 33cm & 38cm
- Wheel Track Width: 13cm
- Depth (Towbar to end of unit): 84cm
Note: Light Kit & Lock not included
SAFE SECURE & EASY TO FIT
This bike carrier is the ducks guts! Its easy to fit and holds my bike perfectly in place. Very secure and loading the bike is quick and easy. I stayed at my mates place and locked my bike on the back which made me sleep much easier! 5 Stars!
Doesn't fit Trail boss 50mm hitch
Who would have thought it, all 50mm hitches arn't quite 50mm. The hitch on my ute is a Trailboss 50mm and the square tubing used to construct the rack is to square to fit in. After several hours of filing the hitch to square it up, it almost fits. I'm wondering if I'll have the same problem on my Toyota with the factory fitted hitch, I hope not. Just something to be aware of.
Hi Glen, thanks for taking the time to leave us a product review! The Ballards Bike Rack/Carrier is designed to be a snug fit to avoid excess movement when in use, this keeps the carrier and bike more stable in transit, also reduces the noise and rattling of a loose fit. We have tested the fit on many brands of towbars including Hayman Reese, MCC 4x4, Toyota, and more, without issues so far! We'd really like to get some more information from you and have a look into this further, one of our customer service legends will be in touch shortly! Thanks!
Ballards Bike Rack / Carrier has an average rating of 4/5 based on 2 reviews.
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