Thule 598 Criterium - Thule Roof Mount Upright Bike Rack
Thule continues to push the bike carrier envelope with the Thule 598 Criterium bike rack. The Thule 598 Criterium is an upright mount bike rack that offers super easy bike loading/unloading and rock solid stability.
- Easy bike loading, sculpted wheel tray and support arm clamp work together and help keep bike in position
- Simple to use rack level adjustment dial closes clamp around bike tube for ultimate transport stability
- Unloading the bike is a breeze with fast, push button clamp release
- Low profile wheel tray and dual action wheel strap fits tires up to 2.6 inches wide without the need for a wheel adaptor
- Accommodates bike frames up to 3 3/8 inches in diameter
- Add two Thule lock cylinders to lock the rack and your bike, sold separately
- Fits both Thule and Yakima load bars
- Requires Thule xadapt8 to mount to Rapid Aero Bars, Thule Xsporter, and Thule Professional Racks
- Factory rack compatible with Thule Ride-On Adapter, sold separately
Stock Status : Currently In Stock
**Stock status is to be used as a general guide to current inventory. Availability is not guaranteed.
Dimensional Weight : 16.0 lbs.
UPC Code : 091021598577
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Thule 598 Criterium Reviews
Dan Gabrielrated this item 5 out of 5 on 5/8/2012:
I got this bike holder on my AeroBlade bars with that X adapter within 45min. It is a very nice looking bike holder. I use it with my Giant MB. It is very solid and quiet. I went on a 4hour trip up to Muskoka without any issues. My speeds was between 90km/hr - 130km/hr. No issues, no slipping, no marks left on the bike frame. I have a lock set & I've locked my bike on the car & the 598 & the 598 to my AeroBlade bars. I'm 5'7 and it's easy for me to lift up the bike in place even after several hours of riding. I would highly recommend this bike holder to everyone. It also takes up very little space on your roof so you could have 3-4 of these on top. A+ product! Thanks Thule!
firemantoddrated this item 5 out of 5 on 5/2/2012:
20" BMX bikes fit with NO PROBLEMS WHATSOEVER!!! and 24" BMX cruisers and road bikes. Hope this helps anyone with multiple bikes. I searched and searched trying to see what would fit all my bikes and this is it.
Rack Attack Torontorated this item 5 out of 5 on 10/3/2008:
I love this bike mount. It looks good and it's super easy to use. The tightening dial is easy to reach both for loading and unloading. I also really like how well it fits onto aero bars with the X-adapt bolts. Did I mention it looks good! Great bike mount.
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