Thule 970XT Helium 2-bike - Thule Hitch Mount Bike Racks
The Thule 970XT Helium is an ultra-light aluminum hitch rack bike carrier that is nearly half the weight of a traditional bike carrier. The Thule 970XT Helium makes installation and removal easier and safely carries two bicycles behind your vehicle.
- Holds up to two bikes
- No-tool installation, simply load into the hitch receiver and tighten receiver knob
- Narrow cradle arms hold a wider range of bike frames including smaller children's frames
- T3 Cradles hold bikes in place for maximum frame protection and stability
- Patented No-Sway Cage prevents bike-to-bike contact
- Hitch Switch lever tilts carrier from vehicle for trunk, hatch, or tailgate access
- Includes integrated locking cable and receiver lock knob to secure bikes to hitch rack and hitch rack to vehicle
- Hitch adapter included to accommodate 1 1/4" or 2" receivers, no accessory purchase required
- Bike arms fold down when not in use or for storage
- Lanyard for receiver pin
- Hitch Switch with fold down arms
- Stinger adds improved receiver fits and better ground clearance
- For all 1 1/4" hitches, Helium stinger foot must be able to extend 2 5/8" from center of pin hole into receiver hitch without obstruction
- Need a receiver hitch? Try our Curt Hitch Finder (US Customers Only)
Stock Status : Currently On Order
**Stock status is to be used as a general guide to current inventory. Availability is not guaranteed.
Dimensional Weight : 21.0 lbs.
UPC Code : 091021426528
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Thule 970XT Helium 2-bike Reviews
Ray rated this item 5 out of 5 on 5/11/2012:
Excellent rack had this for one week and love it
Thule 970XT Helium 2-bike Questions
asked on 8/14/2012:
Vehicle: 2007 Mercedes Benz E Class wagon
will this rack fit my car? Easy to install- on and off? No tools needed?
The Helium fits both 1.25" and 2" receiver hitches. Yes, very easy to install on and off your car and no tools needed.
Rack Attack Boston
asked on 5/12/2012:
Vehicle: 2008 Toyota 4Runner
Can a women's frame bike be carried on this model 970XT?
The Thule 982XT Frame Adapter will allow you to carry step-through type bike frames on the Helium rack.
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