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Yakima Racks
Raptor Upright Bike Mount

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The Yakima Raptor Upright Bike Mount is a triangulated arm that grips your downtube firmly in its talon, but it doesn't scratch your paint. The Raptor is safe on your bike because the padded locking jaws treat your bike far more gently than its aggressive name implies. The Raptor is compatible with factory crossbars when you add Mighty Mounts (Sold separately), and also fits round and square crossbars equally as well.



* This product does not qualify for shipping to all countries.

Features

  • Fits 1" to 3" diameter downtubes (most shapes)
  • Secures wheels with racheting wheelstraps
  • Easy to install


Gender: Unisex
Season: N/A
Vendor ProductId: 8002085
Review ProductId: 5851

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Yakima RacksRaptor Upright Bike Mount
 
3.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (3)

Cons

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      3.0

      Convenient

      By Rick J L

      from C'Nooga. TN

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Staff Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Install

      Cons

      • Unstable

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Bikes
      • Road Bikes

      Comments about Yakima Racks Raptor Upright Bike Mount:

      I like that you can keep your bike assembled on top of your car. I kinda get tired of removing the wheel for other fork mount styles. It is harder to install your bike on this mount in my opinion. Hold the bike with one hand and turn the wheel with the other. As long as you are on flat ground it's not a big deal. Not a great choice if you want to avoid your cables being gripped though.

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      4.0

      Nice bike rack

      By airdrop13

      from Ellabell GA

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Install
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Mountain Bikes

        Comments about Yakima Racks Raptor Upright Bike Mount:

        I use this bike rack on the top of a folding camper so I'm not sure how it would work on a vehicle. The front tire tray is a little too wide for thin tires and causes a slight wiggle of the front wheel.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Works better than I expected

        By Gar

        from Milpitas, CA

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy to Install
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight
        • Stable

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Yakima Racks Raptor Upright Bike Mount:

            Got these so I can take kids on bike rides. But certainly sturdy enough with a bike loaded to be useful for daily use. The only down side is that the bike clamping bar is "loose" on the rack when no bike is installed. Very minor issue.
            Otherwise, it takes 85 mph in stride, and we also experieced very strong side winds while a storm rolled in. No problems with a mountain bike loaded.

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