If you need bike racks that you can attach to your vehicle, Rhode Gear was one of the best providers of bike racks and related accessories in the market. The brand was discontinued by the company (beats me why…) and they launched all their products under the Prorack brand.
Rhode Gear Bike Rack was not Thule but you did get a lot of good quality materials at a lower price just by not paying the brand. The same happens when you go for the Prorack line of bike racks.
Therefore, you can be trust it to carry around your bikes without causing any damage to tha car or your bike. While you geting a Prorack bike rack available now, you will get the Rhode Gear’s construction design and functionality that made it such a popular brand. That’s because they still use the knowhow and the production line of the former brand.
Here is a short review of three of the bike racks by Prorack, the former Rhode Gear that you can consider getting.
Rhode Gear Super Shuttle 2-Bike Rack or The New Prorack 2-Bike
The Super Shuttle Rhode Gear bike rack was definitely one of the best bike racks available at Rhode Gear to carry two bikes at a time and the new Prorack 2-Bike Trunk Carrier does not fall short.
The rack has a solid steel frame that allows you to secure the bikes to your vehicle firmly. In addition, the anti-sway hooks ensure that the bikes don’t bump into each other or move while you are driving.
The rack can easily fit the trunk of most vehicles very conveniently and installation is extremely simple. It is now available at a price of $64, this is definitely one of the best vehicle bike racks offered by the guys from Prorack.
Rhode Gear Bike Rack Highway 2 – Prorack Replacement
Another perfect Rhode Gear bike rack that we reviewed is the Highway rack but sadly it went out of their product range too. But not to worry they replaced it with a updated version of this car rack made by the australians from ProRack keeping the same price range. Check it out!
This rack is ideal for almost all vehicles, especially those without a trunk. The solid steel structure does not require any assembling and it can easily carry three bikes at a time.
The anti-sway cradles keep all the three bikes firmly in their place while preventing them from moving around when you are on the road. This bike rack is extremely secure and can bear the weight of heavy bikes quite easily. If you are going for a family biking vacation, this is the perfect rack for you. While this rack is inexpensive, it is definitely not low in quality and offers you long-life performance.
Rhode Gear Bike Rack Super Shuttle 3 – replaced by Prorack 3 Bike
Another ideal Rhode Gear bike rack is the Super Shuttle 3-Bike trunk rack which is sold currently under the Prorack brand. It is an updated version of the Super Shuttle and allows you to carry three bikes as it’s predecesor.
The frame is made of complete solid steel and contains similar anti-sway holders. It fits securely to the trunk of most vehicles and its extra weight lifting capacity ensures that all three bikes are carried around safely even if you are going for long trips.
No assembly of parts is required and the rack can be easily installed to the trunk of your vehicle in no time.You can easily pick any of these three bike racks without ever doubting their functionality. This Rhode Gear bike rack replacement is a good option budget wise and serves its purpose, providing good value.
Even for long trips, you can trust these racks to stay securely attached to your vehicle and carry your bikes without any damage. So, if you are planning to leave for a biking trip, get one these racks to store your bikes.