Thule 9042 Helium Aero 2-Bike - Thule Hitch Mount Bike Racks
The Thule 9042 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 9042 Helium Aero safely carries 2 bikes.
- Holds up to two 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
- 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)
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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 : 091021722460
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Thule 9042 Helium Aero 2-Bike Questions
asked on 3/12/2014:
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Camry 4dr
Will this type of rack with for a bike with a step-through (women's) frame? In the past, I have needed to buy a cross bar and then secure, that would not allow the bike with step-through frame to be locked to the carrier. Thank you.
You will need to use the 982XT Frame Adapter to attach a step-through frame. You can usually thread the lock cable through the frame with or without the frame adapter. Thank you.
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