10 Best Platform Bike Racks for January 2021

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Bell Rightup 250 2-Bike Platform Hitch Rack
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Bell Rightup 250 2-Bike Platform Hitch Rack

by Bell Sports
What We like

Easily adjusts to carry 2 bikes from 20" to 29" with tires up to 4" wide

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Product Features

  • Padded hooks and straps stabilize bikes
  • Fits 11/4" and 2" receivers
  • Maximum 35 lbs per bike (70 lbs total)
  • Folds up when not in use

Padded hooks and straps stabilize bikes Maximum 35 lbs per bike (70 lbs total) Fits 11/4" and 2" receivers Folds up when not in use

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BUZZRACK Entourage 3-Bike Platform Hitch Rack
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BUZZRACK Entourage 3-Bike Platform Hitch Rack

by BUZZRACK
What We like

Rack tilts down (with bikes on) to allow vehicle access and folds flat against vehicle when not in use

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Product Features

  • Integrated locking clamps for each bike to fit 25-50mm tubes and a locking hitch pin offer added protection
  • Outdoor powder coated steel construction | Weight: 36.7 lbs | Do not install on trailers or towed vehicles
  • Fits 1-1/4" and 2" receiver hitches and carries up to 3 bikes | Max Load capacity: 2x 44lbs for 2 bikes or 3x 33lbs for 3 bikes
  • Movable wheel trays with ratcheting straps secure tire width up to 2.3''-2.5'' and 47'' wheelbase

Movable wheel trays with ratcheting straps secure tire width up to 2.3''-2.5'' and 47'' wheelbase Fits 1-1/4" and 2" receiver hitches and carries up to 3 bikes | max load capacity: 2x 44lbs for 2 bikes or 3x 33lbs for 3 bikes Outdoor powder coated steel construction | weight: 36.7 lbs | do not install on trailers or towed vehicles Integrated locking clamps for each bike to fit 25-50mm tubes and a locking hitch pin offer added protection

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Hollywood Racks HR1000 Sport Rider 2-Bike Platform Style Hitch Mount Rack (1.25 and 2-Inch Receiver)
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Hollywood Racks HR1000 Sport Rider 2-Bike Platform Style Hitch Mount Rack (1.25 and 2-Inch Receiver)

by Hollywood Racks
What We like

FOLDS FLAT - Easily fold the rack flat against the car when not in use, or tilt it down for easy cargo door access

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Product Features

  • SAFE & SECURE - Includes locking threaded hitch pin to prevent rack sway and locking frame hooks to deter theft
  • ADJUSTABLE WHEEL HOLDERS - Fits bikes with up to 60 wheel base and 3 tire width. (72 long wheel base kits available)
  • FITS MOST BIKES - Locking self-securing frame clamps easily slide the hooks over the bike frame to hold the bike securely in place
  • 2 BIKE RACK - Fast loading platform-style hitch rack holds up to 2 bikes, 50 lbs each, and fits both 1.25 and 2-inch hitches

2 bike rack - fast loading platform-style hitch rack holds up to 2 bikes, 50 lbs each, and fits both 1.25 and 2-inch hitches Fits most bikes - locking self-securing frame clamps easily slide the hooks over the bike frame to hold the bike securely in place Safe & secure - includes locking threaded hitch pin to prevent rack sway and locking frame hooks to deter theft Adjustable wheel holders - fits bikes with up to 60 wheel base and 3 tire width. (72 long wheel base kits available)

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Hollywood Racks HR1400 Sport Rider SE 4-Bike Platform Style Hitch Mount Rack (2-Inch Receiver)
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Hollywood Racks HR1400 Sport Rider SE 4-Bike Platform Style Hitch Mount Rack (2-Inch Receiver)

by Hollywood Racks
What We like

Features patented "No Wobble-No Tools" hitch tightening system | Easily fold the rack flat against the car when not in use, or tilt it down for easy cargo door access

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Product Features

  • Not to be used on any trailer, fifth wheel or towed vehicle Any trailer or trailered vehicle has a slight side to side motion that's very low frequency (1 to 1-1/2 times per second) that fatigues the steel from which the racks are manufactured
  • Please refer to product pictures for this items dimensions
  • Includes keyed alike locking hitch pin with 8' security cable to prevent rack sway, and locking frame hooks to deter theft
  • Specifications: Weight 85 lbs. | Weight limit Max 50 lbs. per bike | Hitch size 2 Only (Do not use a 1 2 hitch adapter) | Max bike wheelbase 60 (72 long wheelbase kits available, not included) | Max tire width 3

Not to be used on any trailer, fifth wheel or towed vehicle any trailer or trailered vehicle has a slight side to side motion that's very low frequency (1 to 1-1/2 times per second) that fatigues the steel from which the racks are manufactured Includes keyed alike locking hitch pin with 8' security cable to prevent rack sway, and locking frame hooks to deter theft Please refer to product pictures for this items dimensions Specifications: weight 85 lbs. | weight limit max 50 lbs. per bike | hitch size 2 only (do not use a 1 2 hitch adapter) | max bike wheelbase 60 (72 long wheelbase kits available, not included) | max tire width 3

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Stromberg Carlson BC-204 Platform Mount 4-Bike Rack
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Stromberg Carlson BC-204 Platform Mount 4-Bike Rack

by Stromberg Carlson Products
What We like

Use as often as needed; wont dry out rubber or seals

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Product Features

  • Work in any of our accessory hitches
  • 4-bike platform mount carrier

Work in any of our accessory hitches 4-bike platform mount carrier

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KAC E2 1.25
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KAC E2 1.25" and 2" Hitch Receiver Mount Bike Rack Carrier 2-Bike Capacity for Truck, SUV, and Car - Platform Tray Style, Compact Folding Design - (Adapter Included) – RV Use Prohibited

by KAC
What We like

BIKE PROTECTION - The soft padding on the rack provides protection to the bikes paint preventing chipping and wear and tear

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Product Features

  • TOP NOTCH QUALITY - Manufactured with heavy duty steel and finished with a durable powder coat ensuring lasting performance
  • COMPATIBILITY - This rack holds up to 2-bikes with a total weight capacity of 60 lbs (30 lbs each) Maximum tire width of 3-inch. Hitch is compatible with 1.25" and 2" hitch receivers (hitch adapter included)
  • COMPACT FOLDING - The unique compact folding design enables the rack to be folded up flush with the vehicle to save space when not in use.

Compatibility - this rack holds up to 2-bikes with a total weight capacity of 60 lbs (30 lbs each) maximum tire width of 3-inch. hitch is compatible with 1.25" and 2" hitch receivers (hitch adapter included) Compact folding - the unique compact folding design enables the rack to be folded up flush with the vehicle to save space when not in use. Top notch quality - manufactured with heavy duty steel and finished with a durable powder coat ensuring lasting performance

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Hollywood Racks - 2-Bike Hitch Mounted Rack, HR200Z Trail Rider Platform Style Bike Rack - Fits 1.25 and 2-Inch Receivers
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Hollywood Racks - 2-Bike Hitch Mounted Rack, HR200Z Trail Rider Platform Style Bike Rack - Fits 1.25 and 2-Inch Receivers

by Hollywood Racks
What We like

The bike rack features foldable wheel support tubes for easy garage storage

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Product Features

  • Fits both 1 1/4" and 2" hitches; Not to be used on a trailer or towed vehicle
  • Adjustable wheel holders allow this bike rack to carry up to a 60" wheel base bicycle
  • Max Capacity: 45lbs per bike; Kids bikes, ladies frame bikes and some mountain bikes may require a top tube adapter to fit on the rack
  • Locking bike frame hooks to deter theft; includes keyed alike locking hitch pin

Fits both 1 1/4" and 2" hitches; not to be used on a trailer or towed vehicle Locking bike frame hooks to deter theft; includes keyed alike locking hitch pin Max capacity: 45lbs per bike; kids bikes, ladies frame bikes and some mountain bikes may require a top tube adapter to fit on the rack Adjustable wheel holders allow this bike rack to carry up to a 60" wheel base bicycle

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RockyMounts Monorail 2-Bike Platform Hitch Rack
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RockyMounts Monorail 2-Bike Platform Hitch Rack

by Rocky Mounts, Inc.
What We like

Available in both 1.25 and 2 variants. Comes with anti wobble bolt

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Product Features

  • Carries road tires up to 5.0 wide fat bike tires, and diameters from 20 to 29
  • Compatible with bicycles wheelbases from 34 to 49
  • Folds flat against the vehicle, and tilts down 30 degrees to allow for hatch access
  • Carries 2 bikes, up to 60 lbs each. 2 variant is expandable to 3 bikes up to 45 lbs each, with Add-On
  • Tray can be adjusted 2 side-to-side to avoid bike interference

Rack weight 39 lbs (shipping weight 51 lbs) Compatible with bicycles wheelbases from 34 to 49 Includes locking hitch pin, cable lock, and standard lock pods, keyed alike. Carries 2 bikes, up to 60 lbs each. 2 variant is expandable to 3 bikes up to 45 lbs each, with add-on Not for use with fender equipped bicycles Carries road tires up to 5.0 wide fat bike tires, and diameters from 20 to 29 Folds flat against the vehicle, and tilts down 30 degrees to allow for hatch access Tray can be adjusted 2 side-to-side to avoid bike interference

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Heininger 2035 Advantage SportsRack FlatRack 2 Bike Platform Hitch Mounted Rack (Fits 1.25
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Heininger 2035 Advantage SportsRack FlatRack 2 Bike Platform Hitch Mounted Rack (Fits 1.25" and 2")

by Heininger
What We like

Down-to-earth bike rack design loads quickly and easily

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Product Features

  • Comfortably carries one or two bikes, up to 33 pounds (15kg) each
  • Folds for on-vehicle stowage or garage storage
  • Fits 1. 25-Inch or 2-Inch receivers. Material-Steel
  • Durable, rust-resistant construction tray style bike carrier

Comfortably carries one or two bikes, up to 33 pounds (15kg) each Durable, rust-resistant construction tray style bike carrier Fits 1. 25-inch or 2-inch receivers. material-steel Folds for on-vehicle stowage or garage storage

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Vibrelli Bike Hitch Rack for Cars, SUV - Holds 130lbs - Anti-Wobble - 2 Bicycle Carrier for Fat Tire, Ebikes, Road, Mountain, MTB - Tilt Up/Fold Down - Locking Tow Hitch Mount Platform Bike Holder
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Vibrelli Bike Hitch Rack for Cars, SUV - Holds 130lbs - Anti-Wobble - 2 Bicycle Carrier for Fat Tire, Ebikes, Road, Mountain, MTB - Tilt Up/Fold Down - Locking Tow Hitch Mount Platform Bike Holder

by Vibrelli
What We like

Easy Tilt Down & Fold Up - Quick release pedal tilts down loaded bike hitch rack for easy access to car's trunk, also folds up out of the way when not in use. Universal Wheel Cradle - Snugly fits narrow/wide bike tires up to 5 wide. Ratchet straps hold wheels securely in place without scratching rims or damaging tires

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Product Features

  • Triple Lock Security - Three locking mechanisms to keep your bikes extra secure. Includes Safety Strap - Feel confident with your precocious cargo
  • Patented Anti-Wobble Hitch - Locks the rack to the hitch receiver to reduce movement. Enjoy a smooth rattle free journey!
  • Ebike Compatible - holds two bikes each weighing 65lbs (130 lbs max load). Hitch rack for road bike, mountain bikes, MTB, fat tire bikes up to 5" wide. Compatible with SUVs and cars using 2 tow hitch receiver. Not for use on RVs (Class B vehicles), front of vehicle, vehicle being towed, 5th wheel or trailer

Ebike compatible - holds two bikes each weighing 65lbs (130 lbs max load). hitch rack for road bike, mountain bikes, mtb, fat tire bikes up to 5" wide. compatible with suvs and cars using 2 tow hitch receiver. not for use on rvs (class b vehicles), front of vehicle, vehicle being towed, 5th wheel or trailer Patented anti-wobble hitch - locks the rack to the hitch receiver to reduce movement. enjoy a smooth rattle free journey! Triple lock security - three locking mechanisms to keep your bikes extra secure. includes safety strap - feel confident with your precocious cargo

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