Thule 9043 Helium Aero 3-Bike

Price: $399.95
Status: In Stock

Product Code: 109043


The Thule 9043 Helium Aero is nearly half the weight of most hitch racks and is the only ultra-light rack to integrate maximum convenience, bike protection, and security into one sleek aero-design. The Thule 9043 Helium Aero safely carries 3 bikes.


  • Holds up to three bikes
  • Ultra-light aluminum is nearly half the weight of most hitch racks, for easy handling, installation and removal
  • Patented Hold Fast Cradles with RDT (Road Dampening Technology) secure the bike to the rack while absorbing road shock
  • No-Sway cages with RDT prevent contact and absorb road shock for frame protection
  • Integrated locking cable and AutoAttach lock knob lock the bike to carrier and carrier to vehicle (2 lock cores included)
  • Sleek aero-design improves ground-clearance and increases distance between bikes for maximum protection
  • No-tool AutoAttach allows you to install and remove the rack from your vehicle quickly and easily
  • Snug-Tite Stinger virtually eliminates rack movement by removing space in the receiver
  • Hitch Switch allows arms to fold down when not in use and tilts the carrier away for rear of vehicle access
  • Fits all 1.25" and 2" receivers with Thule's hitch adapter (included)
  • Need a receiver hitch? Try our Curt Hitch Finder (US Customers Only)


Weight: 26lbs

Length (carton): 36.5"

Width (carton): 15.75"

Height (carton): 9.5"

UPC: 091021512993

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Thule 9043 Helium Aero 3-Bike Instruction Manual (.pdf)

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Generally a very good product. The only complaint that I have is that the anti-sway cradles do not securely attach to the bike rack. I have lost several (they fall off of the rack) in the two years I have owned this rack and have had to order more. Do not see any end to the reality of lost cradles. A design change is surely in order or an endless supply of replacement parts.

2015 Toyota Highlander

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