It’s November and the weather is getting considerably warmer, which means that many of us will be getting out to enjoy the great outdoors. One activity that many people like to do in the warmer weather is cycling, whether it be mountain biking on a holiday to the Grampians or just getting on the push bike early on a Sunday morning for exercise.
Of course, if you are going away on holiday with family or friends and several of you want to bring bicycles, you’ll need to attach them to your vehicle for easy transportation. In this situation you’ll need to fix a bicycle rack to the back of your car. Specialist towbar fitters in Melbourne, Five Star Towbars, offer their advice as to how to choose the best bicycle hitch rack for your vehicle.
If you’ve gone as far as to install a towbar to the back of your vehicle, half the job of attaching the bicycle hitch rack is already done! Once you’ve chosen the right hitch rack for your tow bar, simply fit it onto the ball and lock it in place with the supplied pin.
So, you’re asking yourself the big question… how do I choose the right bicycle rack for my vehicle? While there are the options of roof racks and strap-on trunk racks, as specialists in tow bar installations, we’re more partial to the hitch-mounted rack. It’s one of the easiest to install on your car, as described above, and is less likely to cause damage to your vehicle like the strap-on racks have a tendency to do.
There are also many other points to consider when selecting the right product:
Bicycle hitch racks typically come in a range of sizes so you’ll want one that best fits your car and accommodates your bike(s). So this summer, if you’re going away with family or friends, why not take your pushie with you? You’ll be surprised by how easy it is. Get in touch with FiveStar Towbars about towbar installation in Melbourne today.