The Yakima Steelhead has been replaced by the Yakima Viper
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With a unique die cast head to accommodate single and dual piston disc brakes and a 9mm stainless steel long-throw skewer the Viper is ready for work after a quick, no-tools installation. Ergonomic design makes this bike rack a pleasure to operate.

Yakima Steelhead

Yakima Steelhead
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Status: Discontinued

Product Code: 202045

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The Yakima Steelhead bike rack is the industry standard for fork mounted bike carriers. With a metal fork block that clamps easily onto round crossbars, this bike rack locks your ride to your roof for journeys of any distance.


  • Steelhead does not fit disc brakes
  • Carries bikes with its all metal Long-Throw Skewer
  • Holds bike rock solid with aerodynamic metal fork block
  • Simple, tool-free installation
  • Locks bike to mount, and mount to rack for total system security
  • Lockable with SKS cores, sold separately
  • Fits a wide range of tires and rims
  • Only fits Yakima round bars


Weight: 5lbs

Length (carton): 0"

Width (carton): 0"

Height (carton): 0"

UPC: 736745020453

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Yakima Steelhead
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This is a great rack no extra fancy stuff holds the bike really well, and if you can find it cheap like I did it's totally worth it. My buddy wants me to get another to carry his bike too.

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