Thule 594XT Sidearm - Thule Roof Mount Upright Bike Rack
The Thule 594XT Sidearm allows for quick rooftop loading while accommodating most bikes regardless of frame design, suspension, or wheel size. The Sidearm mounts to Thule, Yakima and most factory cross bars. Requires two lock cores, sold separately.
- SecureHook holds the bike by grabbing the front wheel, no frame contact is made
- Ratcheting wheel strap quickly secures rear bike wheel to the tray
- No wheel removal required to mount your bicycle
- Versatile design accommodates bikes with disc brakes, thru-axles and other non-traditional frame designs
- Corrosion resistant aluminum tray provides maximum strength and rigidity
- Fit most bike tires with a 20 - 29 inch diameter and tires up to 2.6 inches wide
- Longer ratchet to accomodate 29" tires
- Mounts to Thule/Yakima load bars and most factory cross bars
- 1 One-Key lock cylinder (sold separately) locks the bike to carrier and carrier to rack
- Rubber rim adapter for rear wheel strap
Stock Status : Currently In Stock
**Stock status is to be used as a general guide to current inventory. Availability is not guaranteed.
Dimensional Weight : 21.0 lbs.
UPC Code : 091021086050
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Thule 594XT Sidearm Reviews
MTBR5150rated this item 5 out of 5 on 10/11/2013:
I already own the Thule 916XTR and the 501 insta-gator for my truck. Each of these racks has worked flawlessly over the past 6 years. I purchased the 594XT for my Nissan Rogue. With pre-assembling the mounting hardware on the rack, installation took about 30 minutes and was completely hassle-free. I ride a 29er single speed and this rack holds my ride very secure and is easy to place and remove. I have never had any issues with either of my previous Thule racks and I expect the same from this version. A side note - I only buy from Rack Attack, super easy, great customer service and pricing.
Frankrated this item 0 out of 5 on 6/11/2013:
I ordered 2 594 XT bike racks, both were shy 3 parts in the box. When I called, the Thule customer rep said that they could not send out replacement parts. I must first go to the bike shop that I bought it from, they would have to fill out forms, send it to Thule verifying the request as legitimate and then Thule would review the request and after their approval would send out the missing arts within 7 days. Also, the instructions are vague and not intuitive as they do not reference the part identifier (A, B, C, etc). There are 3 different size carriage bolts that are required so it is trial and error in selecting the correct one for each installation. The customer service rep threatened to hang up on me because I could not understand why (1) the rack was shipped with missing parts, (2) why it took such a bureaucratic process to get replacement parts and (3) why the instructions were so poor. I will return the product and purchase from another company (Yakima).
paulrated this item 5 out of 5 on 7/20/2011:
Very nice rack. Easily loaded, looks great, and a great design. Learn from my experience. Spend a few extra bucks for locks on your system and always park in a secure area.
Thule 594XT Sidearm Questions
asked on 3/12/2012:
Vehicle: 2009 acura mdx
Will the Thule 594XT Sidearm be compatable with the thule aero blade load bars?? Thanks
The Thule Sidearm is now compatible with the Thule Aeroblade bars right out of the box, and no longer requires the use of an Xadapt kit.
asked on 1/11/2012:
Vehicle: 2011 Lexus RX 450h
Can I order the Thule 594XT already configured for Driver's Side installation?
It seems there are lots of steps to set up the hook to work on the driver's side.
Steve we've been asking Thule for a driver-side Sidearm for years, but to no avail. I agree it is quite the hassle.
You could just run the bike backwards to avoid the disassembly...
asked on 11/3/2011:
Vehicle: 2007 Mazda 5
Can four of the thule sidearm racks (594xt) be uses together?
Are the able to be mounted with bikes alternating facing forward and backwards?
And finally, if I already have Thule aero type bars, do I need an adapter to mount the 594xt?
It really depends on what size load bars you have, the Sidearms would need to be staggered to make this work. You would NOT need any additional hardware to have these fit on your Aero Bars.
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